Phil is a Canadian born Director of Photography, who is based in the UK. He works internationally shooting Features, TV Drama and Commercials. He holds both UK and Canadian Passports.
Phil recently shot all ten episodes of ‘Free Rein’, a new Netflix Original drama series. His work on the show has recently been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography.
He shot the Oscar and BAFTA nominated Short Film ‘The Voorman Problem’, which was also nominated for a Best Cinematography Award, at the Fastnet Film Festival in 2013. He also shot the multi award winning Short Film ‘I am Sami’, which was filmed out on location in Kurdistan, Iraq.
Phil has been featured in both British Cinematographer Magazine and Digital Filmmaker Magazine, for his work on Features and Short Films.
His recent credits include :-
FREE REIN : 10x 30min Episodes (Netflix Original Drama)
STAN LEE’S LUCKY MAN : Episode 7 & 8 (TV Drama – Carnival Films for Sky 1)
OUR WORLD WAR : ‘High Wood’ Interactive Episode (Digital Drama – BBC 3)
CHICKLIT (Feature Film – starring John Hurt, Dame Eileen Atkins ) THE VOORMAN PROBLEM (Oscar and BAFTA nominated Short Film)
Phil studied at the Northern Film School where he was trained on Super 16mm. Phil is equally proficient working with both film and digital formats, and has built a reputation for creating strong cinematic images.