Mrs Louise Ready-Syrat

School of Arts, Media and Creative Technologies

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Current positions

Lecturer in Camera and Lighting


Louise Ready-Syrat has been a Camera Operator on Drama and Continuing Drama for over 15 years. She has also worked as a Producer, Assistant Producer, a Camera Director, Video Journalist and Shooting Producer Director on a number of Documentaries including, Coronation Street and Emmerdale, Heartbeat and The Royal, C4’s Work on the Wildside, the BBC's Helicopter Heroes, as well as producing my own for Inside Out on the Asian Tsunami. 

Starting as a very keen work experience student she got her first job in television on a film being made for Sky which didn’t have a continuity person. She offered to do the job on the understanding that she could camera trainee as well….

After working for many years as a staff camera operator for ITV and the BBC, and then as a freelancer on a number of programmes, she is now teaching full time at the University of Salford. More recently she has become the Programme Leader for the hugely successful BA Television and Radio Production Course


Television, Drama, Documentary, Producing, Directing.