Phil is a Canadian born Director of Photography, who is based in the UK. He has a wealth of experience across TV Drama, Features and Commercials. His work has seen him travel the world and his cinematography entered into the Oscars, Emmys and BAFTAs. He is comfortable working in high paced environments, and has an incredible eye for detail.
Phil is currently shooting the 3rd season of the Emmy Award Winning Netflix TV Drama series 'Free Rein'. Phil also shot all 10 episodes of the 1st season, which gained him a prestigious Daytime Emmy Award Nomination 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 : Season 1 and Season 3 (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.
He holds both UK and Canadian Passports.