I am a director of photography and director who makes films for cinema, television and a wide variety of commercial and charitable organisations.
I started out as an architectural photographer in San Francisco before joining the BBC as a film editor. My first film won a BAFTA scholarship to study Documentary Direction at The National Film & Television School. My work since has taken me to challenging environments as far a field as Greenland, Siberia and Zimbabwe, collaborating with convicted murderers, tiger hunters and property tycoons.
Shooting for other directors has kept a roof over my head for 17 years, and allowed me to pursue personal projects of my own, crafting dramatic stories on the borders of documentary and fiction.
In 2006 I was nominated for an RTS AWARD in Documentary Lighting and Photography for the film ‘Arctic Crime & Punishment’. My subsequent film, ‘Conflict Tiger’ (2006), won 17 international film festival prizes, which was followed by another environmental thriller, 'Hadwin's Judgement' (2015), a doc./drama hybrid which was nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards, for Best Feature Documentary and Best Cinematography in a Documentary.
I am also Creative Director at SPARK FILMS which makes short films for marketing, branding, education and recruitment.