BAFTA Breakthrough Brits – Anna Valdez Hanks
BAFTA’s Breakthrough Brits have just been announced, with cinematographer Anna Valdez Hanks being named as one to watch. The scheme promotes those with exceptional talent, and is a well deserved reflection of Anna’s excellence as a director of photography. Alex has been fortunate to work with Anna on a number of occasions, including operating B camera […]
In The Club
Alex is pleased to join Kay Mellor and Rollem Productions again, as shooting begins for series 2 of In The Club for BBC1. In his role as B Camera Operator for Block 1 of the production, Alex is delighted to be working with renowned cinematographer Tony Coldwell, who joins the series immediately after his completion […]
The Syndicate Series 3
The new series of Kay Mellor’s The Syndicate starts on 2 June 2015, on BBC1. Shooting as second unit DoP and B camera operator throughout the series, Alex was delighted to have contributed to such a popular and well regarded production.
Principle photography has now finished for Extremis, Alex’s latest feature. The film stars David O’Hara (The Departed), Lisa Gorman (Home and Away) and Isabelle Allen (Les Misérables). Produced by GSP, release is expected in 2016.
Principle photography has now wrapped on Alex’s third feature, Schism. The film marked his second collaboration with director Steve Stone, and stars Branko Tomovic (24, Bourne Ultimatum) and Francesca Fowler (Dr Who).
Festival win for “Untitled, 2013”
Untitled, 2013, for which Alex was the London DoP, has been awarded the El Rey Award for Excellence in Experimental Filmaking at the Barcelona International Film Festival 2014.
Alex is currently in prep for his next feature, Schism with writer-director Steve Stone, with whom he collaborated on the critically acclaimed Entity. Shooting of this dark psychological thriller will commence in early July.
Blackpool College Behind The Scenes
Here’s a behind the scenes video of a recent commercial for Blackpool College. The aerial footage was undertaken by IronBird UK.
TyPhoo Tea are currently airing the Ooh campaign, shot earlier in the year. A great chance to see Ben and Marina Fogle in action. All shot on the Sony F3 (external recorder) with Sony cine primes, for Bradley TV.
The Dark Beneath The Surface
Pre-production is well underway for the new psychological series for the Web, The Dark Beneath The Surface. Its a great project, with the pilot to be shot at the end of October. More developments soon!