Barney Lankester-Owen - Drone Pilot
rBarney Lankester-Owen studied languages at Oxford University and Semiotics at Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris. After University, he free-lanced for nearly 10 years as a Researcher, Producer & Director making primetime documentaries for the BBC, Channel 4, Discovery, Animal Planet, TLC and others.
He directed '419: The Internet Romance Scam' for Channel 4, produced the Bafta nominated series ‘Idiot Abroad’: Japan Episode/season 2, and developed several ideas into commission including The Man Who Lives with Bears' for Channel 5/ABC America and 'The Man with No Past'.
In Rio de Janeiro he began working as aerial cinematographer on feature films and for clients such as Netflix, Discovery, and the BBC. Now based in Bristol UK, he is a fully licensed aerial cinematographer for feature film, broadcast and brands all over the world.
Barney has lived in Rio de Janeiro, London, Paris, Nice, Naples, Fez (Morocco) and currently lives in Bristol with his wife and two children.