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Film & TV

Chris Smith

Assistant 

Sophie Ellwood

Commercials

Rachael Taylor

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2017
Production (role):
PADDINGTON 2 (Additional Photography)
Company:
Heyday Films / Studio Canal
Project details:
Dir: Paul King
Prod: David Heyman
Date: 2014
Production (role):
CHOSEN
Company:
Sterling Pictures
Project details:
Dir: Jasmin Dizdar
Prod: Michael Riley
Date: 2012
Production (role):
WORLD WAR Z / NORTHERN SKIES (Additional Shoot UK)
Company:
Plan B / Paramount / Apparatus
Project details:
Dir: Marc Forster
Prod: Mark Huffam
Date: 2010
Production (role):
TOAST
Company:
Ruby Films / BBC Films
Project details:
Dir: SJ Clarkson
Prod: Faye Ward

HSC Cinematography Award Nomination 2011
Date: 2012
Production (role):
TORTOISE IN LOVE
Company:
Immense Productions / KBS Films
Project details:
Dir: Guy Browning
Prod: Steffan Aquarone
Date: 2005
Production (role):
BOY EATS GIRL
Company:
Element Films
Project details:
Dir: Stephen Bradley
Prod: Ed Guiney
Date: 2004
Production (role):
IT'S ALL GONE PETE TONG
Company:
Vertigo Films / True West Films
Project details:
Dir: Michael Dowse
Prods: Allan Niblo & James Richardson

Nominated for Achievement in Cinematography, Genie Awards, ACCT, 2006

Best Feature Film, GEN ART Film Festival, New York 2005

Best Feature Film, HBO Comedy Arts Festival, Aspen 2005

Best Canadian Feature Film, Toronto Film Festival 2004
Date: 2004
Production (role):
FAKERS
Company:
Callidvs
Project details:
Dir: Richard Janes
Prods: Todd Kleparski & Claire Bee
Date: 2012
Production (role):
STREET DANCE 2 - 3D (Pick Ups / Re-Shoots)
Company:
Vertigo Films
Project details:
Dirs: Dania Pasquini & Max Giwa
Prods: Allan Niblo & James Richardson
Date: 2010
Production (role):
STREET DANCE - 3D (2nd Unit)
Company:
Vertigo Films
Project details:
Dirs: Dania Pasquini & Max Giwa
Prods: Allan Niblo & James Richardson
Date: 2010
Production (role):
CENTURION (2nd Unit)
Company:
Pathé Pictures International / Celador Films
Project details:
Dir: Neil Marshall
Prods: Christian Colson & Robert James
Date: 2009
Production (role):
THE DESCENT: PART 2 (Additional Photography)
Company:
Celador Films
Project details:
Dir: Jon Harris
Prod: Christian Colson
Date: 2001
Production (role):
MEAN MACHINE (Additional Photography)
Company:
Paramount Films / SKA Films
Project details:
Dir: Barry Skolnick
Prods: Matthew Vaughn, Guy Ritchie & Georgia Masters
TELEVISION
Date: 2018
Production (role):
THE ROOK
Company:
Character 7 / Fickle Fish / Lionsgate / Starz
Project details:
Dir: China Moo young
Prod: Steve Clark Hall & Stephen Garrett
Date: 2017
Production (role):
BULLETPROOF (dailies)
Company:
Vertigo Films / Company Pictures / Sky
Project details:
Dir: Nick Love
Prod: Jon Finn
Date: 2017
Production (role):
COLLATERAL
Company:
The Forge / BBC / Netflix
Project details:
Dir: SJ Clarkson
Prod: Mark Pybus
Date: 2017
Production (role):
BRITANNIA
Company:
Neal Street / Vertigo Films / Sky Atlantic / Amazon
Project details:
Dirs: Sue Tully & Sheree Folkson
Prod: Rick McCallum
Date: 2016
Production (role):
HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS
Company:
Raw TV / Discovery
Project details:
Dirs: Ciaran Donnelly & Stephen Kay
Prods: Peter McAleese, Dimirtri Doganis, Tony Mark
Date: 2015
Production (role):
LOVE NINA
Company:
SeeSaw / BBC
Project details:
Dir: SJ Clarkson
Prods: Jamie Laurenson, Derrin Schlesinger & Iain Canning
Date: 2015
Production (role):
SAINTS AND STRANGERS
Company:
Sony Pictures / Little Engine Productions
Project details:
Dir: Paul A. Edwards
Prods: Peter McAleese, Grant Scharbo, Gina Matthews
Date: 2014
Production (role):
ODYSSEY (Morocco Shoot)
Company:
Red Arrow Entertainment / NBC / Universal TV / Fabrik Entertainment
Project details:
Dir: Peter Horton
Prods: Peter McAleese, Peter Horton, Adam Armus, Nore Kay Foster, Julia Ruchma
Date: 2014
Production (role):
BABYLON
Company:
Nightjack Ltd
Project details:
Dir: Jon S Baird
Prod: Derrin Schlesinger, Danny Boyle, Robert Jones
Date: 2013
Production (role):
RIPPER STREET SERIES II
Company:
Tiger Aspect / HBO / BBC
Project details:
Dir: Chris Menaul
Prod: Stephen Smallwood
Date: 2013
Production (role):
AGATHA CHRISTIE "Endless Night"
Company:
ITV Studios
Project details:
Dir / Prod: David Moore
Date: 2012
Production (role):
THE POISON TREE
Company:
Group M Entertainment / ITV / STV
Project details:
Dir: Marek Losey
Prod: Madonna Baptiste
Date: 2012
Production (role):
A TOUCH OF CLOTH
Company:
Zeppotron
Project details:
Dir: Jim O'Hanlon
Prod: Matt Chaplin
Date: 2012
Production (role):
HOMEFRONT
Company:
ITV Studios
Project details:
Episodes 1 & 2

Dir: Terry McDonough
Prod: Kim Crowther
Date: 2012
Production (role):
THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE
Company:
Mammoth Screen
Project details:
Dir: James Strong
Prod: Paul Frift
Date: 2012
Production (role):
HUNTED
Company:
Kudos Film & Television / Big Light Productions / BBC
Project details:
Episodes 1, 2, 5 & 6

Dirs: SJ Clarkson, Alrick Riley
Prod: Eliza Mellor

ASC WINNER: Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in One-Hour Episodic Television Series 2013
BAFTA Television Craft Nomination: Photography & Lighting: Fiction
Date: 2011
Production (role):
JUST HENRY
Company:
ITV Productions
Project details:
Dir: David Moore
Prod: Paul Frift
Date: 2011
Production (role):
FRESH MEAT
Company:
Objective Productions / Lime Pictures
Project details:
Episodes 1, 2 & 3

Dir: David Kerr
Prod: Rhonda Smith
Date: 2011
Production (role):
SPOOKS SERIES X
Company:
Kudos Film & Television
Project details:
Episodes 3 & 4

Dir: Julian Holmes
Prod: Chris Fry
Date: 2011
Production (role):
DOCTOR WHO SERIES XI
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Episodes 5, 6 & 12

Dirs: Julian Simpson & Steve Hughes
Prod: Marcus Wilson
Date: 2010
Production (role):
DIRK GENTLY PILOT
Company:
ITV Studios
Project details:
Dir: Damon Thomas
Prod: Chris Carey
Date: 2008
Production (role):
ASHES TO ASHES SERIES III
Company:
Kudos Film & Television
Project details:
Episodes 5 & 6

Dir: David Drury
Prod: Howard Burch
Date: 2008
Production (role):
ON THE TRACKS / AR Y TRACKS
Company:
Tidy Productions
Project details:
Dir: Ed Talfan
Prods: David Peet & Ruth Jones
Date: 2008
Production (role):
CONSUMING PASSION
Company:
BBC Bristol
Project details:
Dir: Dan Zeff
Prod: Ben Evans
Date: 2009
Production (role):
WHITECHAPEL SERIES I
Company:
Carnival Films / ITV
Project details:
Dir: SJ Clarkson
Prod: Marcus Wilson
Date: 2009
Production (role):
GUNRUSH
Company:
ITV Productions
Project details:
Dir: Richard Clark
Prod: Emma Benson
Date: 2008
Production (role):
LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD SERIES I
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Episodes 1- 8

Dirs: Charlie Palmer, Marc Jobst & John Greening
Prod: Grainne Marmion
Date: 2008
Production (role):
MISTRESSES SERIES I
Company:
Ecosse Films / BBC America
Project details:
Episodes 1 & 2

Dir: SJ Clarkson
Prod: Lowqrie Glain
Date: 2007
Production (role):
HUSTLE SERIES IV
Company:
Kudos Film & Television
Project details:
Episodes 4 & 5

Dir: Stefan Schwartz
Prod: Jolyon Symonds
Date: 2006-07
Production (role):
LIFE ON MARS SERIES II
Company:
Kudos Film & Television
Project details:
Episodes 1 - 6

Dirs: SJ Clarkson, Richard Clark & Andrew Gunn
Prod: Cameron Roach
Date: 2004-05
Production (role):
HUSTLE SERIES II
Company:
Kudos Film & Television
Project details:
Episodes 5 & 6

Dir: John Strickland
Prod: Karen Wilson
Date: 2013
Production (role):
BORGIA
Company:
Atlantique Productions / EOS Entertainment / Canal+
Project details:
Dir: Metin Huseyin
Prod: Rick McCallum
SHORT FILM
Date: 2010
Production (role):
ALICE
Company:
Ruby Films
Project details:
Dir: Marianne Elliott
Prod: Faye Ward
Date: 2008
Production (role):
ON THE UPSIDE
Company:
Face Productions
Project details:
Dir / Prod: Peter Bunzi
Production (role):
THE LOST BOY
Company:
Happyness Pictures
Project details:
Dir: Ben Woolf
Prod: David Pupkewitz
Date: 2003
Production (role):
SREDNI VASHTAR
Company:
BBC Scotland / Scottish Screen
Project details:
Dir: Angela M Murray
Prod: Robbie Sandison
Date: 2003
Production (role):
THE CHOIR
Company:
BBC Scotland / Scottish Screen
Project details:
Dir: Angela M Murray
Prod: Robbie Sandison
Date: 2002
Production (role):
DREAM THIEF
Company:
Salad Films
Project details:
Dir: Nicola Levinsky
Prod: Rajinder Kochar, Craig Winchcombe

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): PADDINGTON 2 (Additional Photography)
    Company: Heyday Films / Studio Canal
    Project details: Dir: Paul King
    Prod: David Heyman
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): CHOSEN
    Company: Sterling Pictures
    Project details: Dir: Jasmin Dizdar
    Prod: Michael Riley
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): WORLD WAR Z / NORTHERN SKIES (Additional Shoot UK)
    Company: Plan B / Paramount / Apparatus
    Project details: Dir: Marc Forster
    Prod: Mark Huffam
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): TOAST
    Company: Ruby Films / BBC Films
    Project details: Dir: SJ Clarkson
    Prod: Faye Ward

    HSC Cinematography Award Nomination 2011
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): TORTOISE IN LOVE
    Company: Immense Productions / KBS Films
    Project details: Dir: Guy Browning
    Prod: Steffan Aquarone
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): BOY EATS GIRL
    Company: Element Films
    Project details: Dir: Stephen Bradley
    Prod: Ed Guiney
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): IT'S ALL GONE PETE TONG
    Company: Vertigo Films / True West Films
    Project details: Dir: Michael Dowse
    Prods: Allan Niblo & James Richardson

    Nominated for Achievement in Cinematography, Genie Awards, ACCT, 2006

    Best Feature Film, GEN ART Film Festival, New York 2005

    Best Feature Film, HBO Comedy Arts Festival, Aspen 2005

    Best Canadian Feature Film, Toronto Film Festival 2004
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): FAKERS
    Company: Callidvs
    Project details: Dir: Richard Janes
    Prods: Todd Kleparski & Claire Bee
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): STREET DANCE 2 - 3D (Pick Ups / Re-Shoots)
    Company: Vertigo Films
    Project details: Dirs: Dania Pasquini & Max Giwa
    Prods: Allan Niblo & James Richardson
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): STREET DANCE - 3D (2nd Unit)
    Company: Vertigo Films
    Project details: Dirs: Dania Pasquini & Max Giwa
    Prods: Allan Niblo & James Richardson
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): CENTURION (2nd Unit)
    Company: Pathé Pictures International / Celador Films
    Project details: Dir: Neil Marshall
    Prods: Christian Colson & Robert James
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): THE DESCENT: PART 2 (Additional Photography)
    Company: Celador Films
    Project details: Dir: Jon Harris
    Prod: Christian Colson
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): MEAN MACHINE (Additional Photography)
    Company: Paramount Films / SKA Films
    Project details: Dir: Barry Skolnick
    Prods: Matthew Vaughn, Guy Ritchie & Georgia Masters
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): THE ROOK
    Company: Character 7 / Fickle Fish / Lionsgate / Starz
    Project details: Dir: China Moo young
    Prod: Steve Clark Hall & Stephen Garrett
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): BULLETPROOF (dailies)
    Company: Vertigo Films / Company Pictures / Sky
    Project details: Dir: Nick Love
    Prod: Jon Finn
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): COLLATERAL
    Company: The Forge / BBC / Netflix
    Project details: Dir: SJ Clarkson
    Prod: Mark Pybus
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): BRITANNIA
    Company: Neal Street / Vertigo Films / Sky Atlantic / Amazon
    Project details: Dirs: Sue Tully & Sheree Folkson
    Prod: Rick McCallum
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS
    Company: Raw TV / Discovery
    Project details: Dirs: Ciaran Donnelly & Stephen Kay
    Prods: Peter McAleese, Dimirtri Doganis, Tony Mark
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): LOVE NINA
    Company: SeeSaw / BBC
    Project details: Dir: SJ Clarkson
    Prods: Jamie Laurenson, Derrin Schlesinger & Iain Canning
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): SAINTS AND STRANGERS
    Company: Sony Pictures / Little Engine Productions
    Project details: Dir: Paul A. Edwards
    Prods: Peter McAleese, Grant Scharbo, Gina Matthews
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): ODYSSEY (Morocco Shoot)
    Company: Red Arrow Entertainment / NBC / Universal TV / Fabrik Entertainment
    Project details: Dir: Peter Horton
    Prods: Peter McAleese, Peter Horton, Adam Armus, Nore Kay Foster, Julia Ruchma
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): BABYLON
    Company: Nightjack Ltd
    Project details: Dir: Jon S Baird
    Prod: Derrin Schlesinger, Danny Boyle, Robert Jones
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): RIPPER STREET SERIES II
    Company: Tiger Aspect / HBO / BBC
    Project details: Dir: Chris Menaul
    Prod: Stephen Smallwood
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): AGATHA CHRISTIE "Endless Night"
    Company: ITV Studios
    Project details: Dir / Prod: David Moore
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): THE POISON TREE
    Company: Group M Entertainment / ITV / STV
    Project details: Dir: Marek Losey
    Prod: Madonna Baptiste
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): A TOUCH OF CLOTH
    Company: Zeppotron
    Project details: Dir: Jim O'Hanlon
    Prod: Matt Chaplin
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): HOMEFRONT
    Company: ITV Studios
    Project details: Episodes 1 & 2

    Dir: Terry McDonough
    Prod: Kim Crowther
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE
    Company: Mammoth Screen
    Project details: Dir: James Strong
    Prod: Paul Frift
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): HUNTED
    Company: Kudos Film & Television / Big Light Productions / BBC
    Project details: Episodes 1, 2, 5 & 6

    Dirs: SJ Clarkson, Alrick Riley
    Prod: Eliza Mellor

    ASC WINNER: Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in One-Hour Episodic Television Series 2013
    BAFTA Television Craft Nomination: Photography & Lighting: Fiction
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): JUST HENRY
    Company: ITV Productions
    Project details: Dir: David Moore
    Prod: Paul Frift
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): FRESH MEAT
    Company: Objective Productions / Lime Pictures
    Project details: Episodes 1, 2 & 3

    Dir: David Kerr
    Prod: Rhonda Smith
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): SPOOKS SERIES X
    Company: Kudos Film & Television
    Project details: Episodes 3 & 4

    Dir: Julian Holmes
    Prod: Chris Fry
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): DOCTOR WHO SERIES XI
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Episodes 5, 6 & 12

    Dirs: Julian Simpson & Steve Hughes
    Prod: Marcus Wilson
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): DIRK GENTLY PILOT
    Company: ITV Studios
    Project details: Dir: Damon Thomas
    Prod: Chris Carey
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): ASHES TO ASHES SERIES III
    Company: Kudos Film & Television
    Project details: Episodes 5 & 6

    Dir: David Drury
    Prod: Howard Burch
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): ON THE TRACKS / AR Y TRACKS
    Company: Tidy Productions
    Project details: Dir: Ed Talfan
    Prods: David Peet & Ruth Jones
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): CONSUMING PASSION
    Company: BBC Bristol
    Project details: Dir: Dan Zeff
    Prod: Ben Evans
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): WHITECHAPEL SERIES I
    Company: Carnival Films / ITV
    Project details: Dir: SJ Clarkson
    Prod: Marcus Wilson
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): GUNRUSH
    Company: ITV Productions
    Project details: Dir: Richard Clark
    Prod: Emma Benson
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD SERIES I
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Episodes 1- 8

    Dirs: Charlie Palmer, Marc Jobst & John Greening
    Prod: Grainne Marmion
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): MISTRESSES SERIES I
    Company: Ecosse Films / BBC America
    Project details: Episodes 1 & 2

    Dir: SJ Clarkson
    Prod: Lowqrie Glain
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): HUSTLE SERIES IV
    Company: Kudos Film & Television
    Project details: Episodes 4 & 5

    Dir: Stefan Schwartz
    Prod: Jolyon Symonds
  • Date: 2006-07
    Production (role): LIFE ON MARS SERIES II
    Company: Kudos Film & Television
    Project details: Episodes 1 - 6

    Dirs: SJ Clarkson, Richard Clark & Andrew Gunn
    Prod: Cameron Roach
  • Date: 2004-05
    Production (role): HUSTLE SERIES II
    Company: Kudos Film & Television
    Project details: Episodes 5 & 6

    Dir: John Strickland
    Prod: Karen Wilson
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): BORGIA
    Company: Atlantique Productions / EOS Entertainment / Canal+
    Project details: Dir: Metin Huseyin
    Prod: Rick McCallum
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): ALICE
    Company: Ruby Films
    Project details: Dir: Marianne Elliott
    Prod: Faye Ward
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): ON THE UPSIDE
    Company: Face Productions
    Project details: Dir / Prod: Peter Bunzi
  • Date:
    Production (role): THE LOST BOY
    Company: Happyness Pictures
    Project details: Dir: Ben Woolf
    Prod: David Pupkewitz
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): SREDNI VASHTAR
    Company: BBC Scotland / Scottish Screen
    Project details: Dir: Angela M Murray
    Prod: Robbie Sandison
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): THE CHOIR
    Company: BBC Scotland / Scottish Screen
    Project details: Dir: Angela M Murray
    Prod: Robbie Sandison
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): DREAM THIEF
    Company: Salad Films
    Project details: Dir: Nicola Levinsky
    Prod: Rajinder Kochar, Craig Winchcombe
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