Cassius Rayner

Director, Camera Operator and Founder Gofilmit.tv

Cassius has 25 years experience in film production as a camera operator and director with credits including BBC2, Channel 4, FilmFour, Sky TV, PBS and ABC. He has won 12 international film awards (so far). He is a lecturer in smartphone filmmaking at the Met Film School, ScreenSpace, BFI and London Film Academy. As well as teaching smartphone filmmaking to the next generations Cassius continues to shoot video content using smartphones and currently has two documentaries in production, and pre-production on a feature film ‘Them and Us’ which will be shot entirely on an iPhone.

My Sessions

Smartphone Cinematography. Moving mainstream or courting controversy to create PR?

Bailey Allen Auditorium

In March 2017 the cinema world was rocked with the launch of Steven Soderberg’s “Unsane”. Not because it was the first feature length film shot on a smartphone, that award goes to Ricky Fosheim in 2014 for “And uneasy lies the mind” and again in 2016 to Sean Baker for “Tangerine” which was the first […]


Workshop: Mastering Filmic Pro 

Studio 2 O'Donoghue Arts Building

Filmic Pro has become a go to app for many Mobile Journalists and creators over the last fewyears, but within the filmmaking community it is still not as well known. Cassius Rayner, lecturer,filmmaker and writer has been exploring filmic pros exciting and continued development in theworld of drama and documentary and is introducing it to […]