Ben Gervais

Location Toronto

Technical Supervisor, freelance

Other Cinematographer Film Producer
11 Projects

Work History

Technical Supervisor
Sep 2006 – Present
Specialist in digital imaging for Feature Films, Television, Commercials, and other Motion Picture projects. Expertise in all areas of production and post, with knowledge of HDR, HFR, 3D, and other cutting edge technology. Recent projects include: "Gemini Man" for Bruckheimer / Skydance / Paramount Pictures "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" for Sony Tristar (The world's first film shot in 4K, 3D, High Dynamic Range, and at 120 FPS) "Crimson Peak" for Universal Pictures "X-Men: Days of Future Past" for 20'th Century Fox "The Young and Prodigious Spivet" for Gaumont "Pacific Rim" for Warner Brothers / Legendary Pictures "47 Ronin" for Universal Pictures "Hugo" for Paramount Pictures / GK Films Complete end-to-end technical planning, design, R&D, and execution through prep production and post. Taking concepts from the lab and actually making them shootable on reasonable budgets.
Director Of Photography
Jan 2001 – Present
Documentary Director of Photography for several projects originating on film, video and high-definition.
Motion Picture Video Coordinator
Jun 2001 – Sep 2006
Planning, design, implementation and operation of video playback systems for motion picture use. Credits on over 50 productions
Smart Classroom Technologist
Carleton University
Aug 1997 – Aug 1998
Architect & Installer of smart classrooms. Video, Audio, and Automation systems design and programming. Technical Support and Troubleshooting.


3 Year
Sheridan College
1998 – 2001
1 Year
Carleton University
1996 – 1997