Philip Burthem: Fight Director & Production Designer


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Fight director: Phil Burthem

Phil Burthem is
a close quarter
combat fight master








 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






 

Props
Galleon and Long ships| Land Rovers | Horses | Ironwork | Silver & leather | Props & models | Warfare

Any standard, any quantity
Phil Burthem works closely with, and is historical advisor to, a number of suppliers, props makers and armourers. He also produces specialist materials in his own workshop. He is able to supply amour, costume and weapons for any period to any quantity and standard.

Phil currently supplies many films and production companies. Projects including Gladiator the movie, Sleepy Hollow, Excalibur and Ridley Scotts 2004 production, The Kingdom of Heaven, below medieval siege apparatus.


Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

 

 

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

Horses
Fully trained horses and wranglers are available from Tunisia, Poland and the UK. Photos show Mohamed Lassaad from Tunisia, and medieval horses in Holy Warriors, 2004.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

Galleon and Long ships
Phil can supply two Viking long ships that are based in Europe but fully transportable and a medieval cog/galleon (14 century). Experienced crew also available.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

Prop production: Beer Glass.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

 

Accurate and authentic scale models.

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Roman military equipment.

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Phil has extensive knowledge of modern warfare and provides props for films such as Saving Private Ryan.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

Phil produces his own range of gold, silver and bronze jewelry.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

Leather work with solid silver decoration.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

Ironwork.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designery

Decorated horn, silver work on leather, wooden tankards.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

Land Rovers
Phil uses 300tdi Defender Land Rovers. Shown below is one fully equipped for location work and has camera platforms, winch, power steering, spotlights and a loud CD player. His own has accompanied him on many trips across deserts, mountains, salt lakes and desolate wastelands.

Phil Burthem: Fight Director and Production Designer

 

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Galleon and Long ships| Land Rovers | Horses | Ironwork | Silver & leather | Props & models | Warfare