Resume

Leon filmed as freelance cameraman in 38 countries across the world for a wide diversity of global networks including ESPN and ESPN International, SKY News and SKY Sports News, SKY New Zealand, Television New Zealand, ARTEE-Europe, Aljazeera Sport, ITN, NBC, Sony Entertainment Television as well as for all the major South African broadcasters.

LEON HAGEN CAMERAMAN HISTORY
  • 1984-1990 - SABC News Cameraman
  • 1990-2009 - Freelance Lighting Cameraman/Editor (EUR/SAFR)
  • 2009-2011 - ESPN Lighting Cameraman/Editor
  • 2011-2012 - Freelance Lighting Cameraman/Editor
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
  • 1990 - SABC ARTES Award: Best Cameraman/Editor Finalist
  • 2010 - NEW YORK FESTIVAL Certificate: ESPN 2010 FIFA W/CUP
  • 2010 - TELLY Award (Bronze): 2010 FIFA W/CUP (ESPN)
  • 2012 - TELLY Award (Silver): BEYOND BORDERS (ESPN)
REALITY SHOWS
  • D.O.P. - The Amazing Cape Race
  • D.O.P. - SOCCA KINGS
DOCUMANTARIES
  • Legends Of The ALL BLACKS (TV New Zealand)
  • A Boy Called Thabang (Actuality DUTCH TV)
  • Desert Lions (50/50 SABC WILDLIFE)
  • Caprivi Elephant Migration (50/50 SABC WILDLIFE)
  • Reptile Atlas (50/50 SABC WILDLIFE)
  • Desert Horses (CARTE BLANCHE MNET)
  • Beyond Borders (ESPN)
SPORTS AND SPORTS NEWS (CAMERAMAN/EDITOR)
  • 2012
    • EGYPT Port Said SOCCER VIOLENCE (ESPN SPORTCENTER)
    • EGYPT Bob Bradley (ESPN SPORTCENTER)
    • ZIMBABWE Jason Gillespie (ESPN SPORTCENTER)
  • 2011
    • SIX NATIONS RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP UK AND IRL (ESPN)
    • AUSTRALIA CRICKET TOUR SAFR (ESPN)
    • TRI NATIONS RUGBY SAFR (SKY NEW ZEALAND)
    • VOLVO OCEAN RACE CAPE TOWN (ESPN and ALJAZEERA)
    • MILLION DOLLAR GOLF SUN CITY (ESPN)
  • 2010
    • 2010 FIFA SOCCER WORLD CUP SAFR (ESPN)
    • TRI NATIONS RUGBY SAFR (ESPN SPORTCENTER)
    • CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 20/20 SAFR (ESPN)
  • 2009
    • 2009/10 ENGLAND CRICKET TOUR SAFR (ESPN)
    • 2009 FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP SAFR (ESPN)
    • BRITISH AND IRISH LIONS RUGBY TOUR SAFR (ESPN)
    • INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE SAFR (ESPN)
    • ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY SAFR (ESPN)
  • 2008
    • 2008/09 INDIA CRICKET TOUR SAFR (ESPN)
    • VOLVO OCEAN RACE CAPE TOWN (ESPN SPORTCENTER)
    • MILLION DOLLAR GOLF SUN CITY (ESPN)
  • 2007 - ICC 20/20 CRICKET WORLD CUP SAFR (SKYSPORTS)
  • 2003 - ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP SAFR (SKYSPORTS
  • 1999 - IRB RUGBY WORLD CUP WALES (SUPERSPORT)
  • 1998 - ENGLAND RUGBY TOUR SAFR (SKYSPORTS)
  • 1997 - BRITISH AND IRISH LIONS RUGBY TOUR SAFR (SKYSPORTS)
  • 1996 - NEW ZEALAND RUGBY TOUR SAFR (SKY NEW ZEALAND)
  • 1995 - IRB RUGBY WORLD CUP SAFR (TV NEW ZEALAND)


Freelance cameraman - Leon Hagen - freelance cameraman