RAY GOODE BSC. BIOGRAPHY.
Ray Goode was born in St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, on 24th April 1934.
He joined the Rank Organisation in 1951 as a layout artist for cinema advertisers Odeon and Gaumont Cinemas in their monthly events programmes.
In 1953 he successfully applied to join a team of rostrum cameramen at Pinewood Studios.
In 1961 he was head-hunted by Granada Television in Manchester to set up and run a Rostrum Camera department.
In 1966 he successfully applied for an exterior film cameraman’s vacancy and he started lighting film dramas in 1968.
In 1976, while still employed at Granada Television, he was made up to Senior Film Cameraman.
He photographed ‘Brideshead Revisited’ in 1979 – 1981 and was invited to join the BSCs in 1982.
In 1982, whilst photographing ‘The Jewel In The Crown’ in India, he received a BAFTA nomination for ‘Brideshead Revisited’. He then received a further BAFTA nomination for ‘The Jewel In The Crown’.
He left Granada Television in 1989 to form his own company working in a freelance environment until his retirement in 1999.