My role is to create images that tell a story through the lens of the directors vision. Once I have those elements the images appear, kind of like memories. The story might come from screenplay, a lyric or an ethos but the approach is the same, it’s a visual reaction to the subject through that lens.

I work across fiction, documentary and commercial with each form of cinematography enriching the others. My documentary career has taken me to 40 countries around the world, I have seen the best of humanity and the worst, often sharing the same space. These experiences are constant source of inspiration in my life and work.


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Cinematography Awards
Camerimage Nomination – Short Doc – The White Helmets, 2017
Primetime EMMY Winner – Cinematography – Virunga, 2015
Cinema Eye Honors Winner – Cinematography – Virunga, 2015
Camerimage Nomination – Short Doc – Aisha’s Song, 2011
LASFF Winner – Cinematography – Skateistan, To Live and Skate Kabul, 2011

Major Film Awards
BIFA Winner – Documentary Feature – Evelyn, 2018
Oscar Winner – Documentary Short – The White Helmets, 2017
Oscar Nomination – Documentary Feature – Virunga, 2015
Bafta Nomination – Documentary Feature – Virunga, 2015

Filmography (Credit List) pdf

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