Joe O'Connor

Director / D.O.P - Puzzleglass films.



- Previous Work -


Feature Length Documentary - Shot & Edited - 2014

Joe flew to Nepal to track down a small team of adventure cyclists and followed them on the last leg of their journey across India. 

The team had started almost 6 months earlier in Singapore and by the time Joe met up with them huge cracks had appeared in their friendships with each other. This film shows life on the road in India, as well as exploring the relationships of the team and learning about their journey across Asia. 


Feature length Documentary - Shot  2016

Early last year Joe was in Cape Town preparing to leave on a journey that would take him through 8 countries.  For the next half year he travelled with two adventurers as they cycled and hiked north from South Africa to Uganda.

The purpose of the journey was to investigate water deprivation and Western Charity in Africa, 

The film will be released later this year.

Short Documentary - Shot and Edited 2017

The first in a series of 6 short documentaries about human self expression through art, Fire and Steel is about Sam Sherborne, a sculptor who uses art as a way of disentangling his anxieties and neuroticisms. 


Camera Operator and Director of Photography

Fleye Aerial  -

Gimbal Operator and Cinematographer - 2014 - Present

Since 2014, Fleye has been providing production companies with leading aerial and ground specialist filming services. Joe has worked for Fleye as a gimbal operator and cinematographer for almost 3 years.

His time working with Fleye has seen him travel all over Europe on a huge variety of high end shoots, including world sailing championships and a Bollywood movie. 

Salt Street Productions -

D.O.P and Camera Operator - 2016 - Present

Salt Street is a multi award winning production company specialising in adventure sports films. 

Joe has been collaborating with Salt Street on a variety of challenging shoots recently. Their next film, due for release in February will be about a world record attempt tightrope walk in the iconic Park Hill estate in Sheffield.


 - More Work - 



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