Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders
Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders

Barbour All Terrain Tracking Ltd

Company Name
Barbour All Terrain Tracking Ltd
Workshop 2
Castleton Farm
North Berwick, East Lothian
EH39 5DF
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Duncan Barbour

Barbour All Terrain Tracking Ltd specialises in on and off road camera tracking, precision driving, 4x4 expedition consultancy and management, event management and implementation, 4x4 Pro driving and 4x4 Driver Training from City & Guilds Certificate of Competence level to advanced off road driving techniques.
Along with the above BATT Ltd can also advise and assist with your Remote Location Access issues and can supply a variety of specialist off road vehicles from tracked Hagglund personnel and equipment carriers to Unimogs and the standard run of the mill off road vehicles and trailers including highly experienced and skilled 4x4 Pro Drivers.

The camera tracking side of the business has 2 purpose built tracking vehicles including the "VampyreBATT" which is a true multi purpose camera tracking platformseating up to 6 pax.. It provides a tracking base for a variety of stabilised and non stabilised heads, standard camera cranes all the way up to telescoping cranes such as the TechnoCrane 30 when it is operating as re- positionable crane base. The platform is ideally suited for adapting to whatever your requirements are. It has served as a platform for the Bickers Ucrane Arm in the past and with its tubular removable roll cage around the whole vehicle it makes grip work easy.

In addition there is the Can Am Commander which is a lightweight, fast, agile, compact camera tracking vehicle built for on and off road applications. The Commander which is fully road legal is ideal for steady cam use, hand held cameras, hard mounted and remote heads. However given the modular nature of the vehicle and its scaffold system it is possible to mount other equipment on such as Camera Revolutions Lib Jib crane system.

Seating up to 4 crew including the driver, it has an tubular frame surrounding the existing roll cage which extends from front to rear, side to side and up to the roofline all of which is scaffold compatible to make for easy rigging of camera mounts and equipment. The frame allows for front, rear, side and roof camera rigs.

All seats on both vehicles are fitted with 5 point full harness seatbelts and are removable with the rear ones being fully adjustable regarding their position on the rear platform of the vehicle. The rear seats potentially can be mounted elsewhere in the vehicle as required including on the bonnet or up on the roof. Crew communication on board is by means of a Peltor wired and wireless headset comms system.

Coming from a 4x4 vehicle expedition background with the Camel Trophy, (an expedition driving event that rivalled the Dakar Rally for its fame and easily surpassed it in its difficulty), Duncan Barbour has organised and led over 60 events and expeditions to every corner of the globe in some of the most challenging conditions on the planet as well as working on many films and features around the world.

He carries this experience and knowledge through to his work in the film and events industry both on the driving side of things in his camera tracking work but also as a consultant with regards to 4x4 vehicles and use on films and TV, remote location access, event organisation, off road vehicle operations, training and off road recovery in the field.

Credits/Clients include:
- Outlander: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- BBC, Top Gear: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving. Off Road consultancy & Off Road Pro Driving
- Shetland: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- Game of Thrones: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- Fury: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- The Mummy Returns: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- The Mummy: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- Sleepy Hollow: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- The English Patient: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving, Off Road Consultancy & Off Road Pro Driving, Action Vehicle Coordinator. Off Road Driver training to Cast
- Goldeneye: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- Braveheart: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving
- Jeep, Mercedes, Lexus, Land Rover, Tomcar, Skoda: Camera Tracking & Precision Driving, Off Road & Expedition Consultancy, Off Road Course design and build, Off & On Road Pro Driving.