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FRANKLIN DOW

Director of Photography: franklindow.co.uk

Franklin won the Primetime EMMY for his work on BAFTA & Oscar nominated feature documentary Virunga, directed by Orlando Von Einsiedel. Other documentary work includes Oscar nominated The White Helmets and BIFA nominated Evelyn, also directed by Von Einsiedel. He has shot many award winning short films including Little Monster for Random Acts and directed Charlotte Reagan. Directors include Marie Schuller, Matthew Posner and Rei Nadal.

 

FEATURES

MONTANA (2018)
Prod. LP Films
Dir. Laura Plancarte

SOUL REAPER (2018)
Prod. Michelle Parkin
Dir. Bob Pipe

SIX DEGREES OF VACCINATION (2017)
Prod. Nice Media
Dir. Jan Jung

EVELYN (2017)
Prod. Aviemore Films / Grain Media
Dir. Orlando Von Einsiedel
World Premiere: BFI LFF 2018
Nomination: Best Documentary BIFA 2018

VIRUNGA (2014)
Prod. Netflix / Grain Media / Violet Films
Dir. Orlando Von Einsiedel
Winner: Primetime EMMY Outstanding Cinematography 2015
Nomination: Oscar Best Documentary Feature 2015
Nomination: BAFTA Best Documentary 2015
Winner Cinema Eye Honors (Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography) 2015

L’HISTOIRE DE NOS PETITES MORTS (2012)
Prod. Film Agency for Wales / Campfire Films
Dir. David Chidlow

 

TELEVISION DRAMA

NW (Main Unit Pick Up Days – 2016)
Prod. Mammoth Screen
Dir. Saul Dibb

 

SHORTS / NARRATIVE

LITTLE MONSTER (Random Acts 2018)
Prod. Knucklehead
Dir. Charlotte Regan

PAIRED UP (2018)
Prod. Knucklehead / Arte
Dir. Charlotte Regan

DRONE STRIKE (2013)
Prod. Scout Films
Dir. Chris Richmond

PENELOPE (2013)
Prod. Synaptic Films
Dir. Daniel Susman
Winner: Jury Prize, San Francisco 2013
Selection: Palm Springs Int., Montreal, Raindance 2013

SANTA’S BLOTTO (2012)
Prod. New Division Films
Dir. Patrick Myles
Official: Selection: BFI LFF 2012

THE PARACHUTE BALL (2012)
Prod. Dominion Pictures
Dir. Peter Boothby
Winner: Special Recognition Award Boston Int. Film Festival

PRICE OF A ROOM (2012)
Prod. Cheyenne Conway
Dir. Keren Ghitis

BELOVED (2011)
Prod. Jade Fitton
Dir. Mo Ali

A FISH WITHOUT A BICYCLE (2011)
Prod. Synaptic Films
Dir. Daniel Susman

TROUBLE ON THE TRACKS (2011)
Prod. Synaptic Films
Dir. Daniel Susman
Winner: UK Jewish Film Festival Short Award

THE OPERA SINGER (2010)
Prod. Nadaav Soudry
Dir. Nadaav Soundry
Official Selection: Raindance, Branchage, LSFF

TORMENTOR (2009)
Dominion Pictures
Dir. Martin Roberts

SE ONE (2008)
Prod: David Chidlow
Dir. David Chidlow

VEILS (2007)
Synaptic Films
Dir: Daniel Susman
Winner: UK Jewish Film Festival Short Award

MISTAKEN ID (2007)
Prod. Black Chilli
Dir: Parmjit Singh

LADY JANE (2007)
Prod: Caroline Howard
Dir: Camilla Robinson

UNINVITED (2006)
Prod. Synaptic Films
Dir: Daniel Susman

FLIGHT (2005)
Prod. AIB
Dir: Thomas Wangsmo

HELPING HANDS (2005)
Prod. AIB
Dir: Robert Dean

PECULIAR SUCH THING (2005)
Prod. AIB
Dir. James Cleland

 

SHORTS / DOCUMENTARY

THE WHITE HELMETS (2016)
Prod. Netflix / Grain Media / Violet Films
Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel

Winner: Best Documentary Short, Oscar 2017
In Competition: CamerImage 2017
Nomination: PrimeTime Emmy – Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking 2017
Winner: Best Short Film, Hamptons International Film Festival 2016
Winner: Audience Award, Hamptons International Film Festival 2016
Winner: Int’l Documentary Association Award (IDA) Best Short 2016
Official Selection: Telluride 2016
Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival 2016

MOON SHOT (2016)
Prod. Bad Robert / Epic Digital
Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel

KING OF THE MOUNTAIN (2015)
Prod. Grain Media
Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel

WE ARE FIRE (2014)
Prod. Grain Media
Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel

AISHA’S SONG (2012)
Prod. Grain Media
Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel
Finalist: Fuji Film Shorts Competition
Nomination: CamerImage, Golden Frog                                                                                          
Official Selection: SXSW, Brief Encounters, Rotterdam Int, Branchage

MY NAME IS FEKER (2011)
Prod. Grain Media
Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel
Official Selection: SXSW, Brief Encounters, Rotterdam Int, Branchage

RADIO AMINA (2011)
Prod. Grain Media
Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel

SKATEISTAN TO LIVE AND SKATE KABUL (2010)
Prod. Grain Media
Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel
Winner: Best Photography and Best Documentary
LASFF Finalist: Fuji Film Shorts Competition
Official Selection: Sundance, SXSW, Sheffield Doc Fest, Rushes Soho
Official Selection: Vimeo top 100 in a Decade

 

COMMERCIALS

SELECTED COMMERCIALS 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018

Xander Pretty Bird Rei Nadal
Sky Idents Recipe Michale O'Kelly
HP Knucklehead Christine Yuan
National Autism Society Knucklehead Charlotte Regan
Buzzfeed / Shreddies Off Key Nayall Cook
Vitality Gas & Electric Pete Banks
Nowness: iD Magazine Creative Blood Marie Schuller
Vitality Gas & Electric Pete Banks
Adler Marken Films Marie Schuller
Tesco Black Sheep David Stoddart
BBC3 – Identity BBC Andy Dunn
Rimmel Sparklebop Marie Schuller
The Guardian The Mill Dan Susman
Hula Hoops BMB / Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
Lynx Dark Energy Films David Stoddart
Zendium R/GA / Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
Not on the High Street Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
Benefit ODD Louis Mackay
M&S Studio Private Louis Mackay
GiffGaff (Idents) DBLG Grant Gilbert
Absolut Analog Folk Matthew Posner
Motors.co.uk Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
ASOS (online) Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
Studio Canal (Idents) DBLG Grant Gilbert
Cutler and Gross (Online) Just So Marie Schuller
NetJets (Online) Krow Communications David Chidlow
Butlins Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
Lastminute.com PI&C James Leigh
McDonalds Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
Gala Bingo Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
Sony: Resistance 3 (Content) Grain Media Orlando von Einsiedel
Sony: B-Boy (Content) Grain Media Ben Gutteridge
Ladbrokes (Idents) Blac Ionica Blac Ionica
Laphroiag Dominion Pictures Peter Boothby
Net-A-Porter (Content) NAP Dan Fernbach
Swiss TV: Pick and Play Free Studios David Chidlow
NHS Atticus Finch Chris Richmond
Crisis Postcard Productions Richard Bentley
TOMY Atticus Finch Chris Richmond
Vodafone (Content) Atticus Finch Mike Sedgwick
Triumph (Content) Skarda Mark Lindley
Discreet (Content)  Stink Digital Ben Fogg
Courvoisier (Content) Atticus Finch Mike Sedgwick
Sony Playstation (Content) Inferno Will Thacker
Zanussi Static Films Dan Fernbach
Hoover (Content) HD Vision Anthony Dow
Phillips (Packshots) First Image Films Chris Mizen (Wong Kar-wai)
Classic FM Peacock Caroline Jones

 

MUSIC PROMOS

AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

Hercules & The Love Affari: Controller dir Rei Nadal – Nomination: Best Budget Video – The Kinsale Shark Awards 2017

SELECTED PROMOS 2015 / 2016 / 2017

Kara Marni Odelay Sophie & Robert
Hercules & the Love Affair: Controller Pretty Bird Rei Nadal
Oh Wonder Odelay Films Sophia & Robert
Jikejunyi: Lotion Song CLM London Marie Schuller
Paul Weller: White Sky ELS Dan Massie
Little Simz: Dead Body Lemonade Jeremy Cole
Leon of Athens: Baby Asteroid ShowStudio Marie Schuller
We Are All: Keep Me Alive Partizan Abbie Stephens
Bo Ningen: Slider ShowStudio Dir: Marie Schuller
Sam Smith: Stay with Me "Live Session” Lemonade Jeremy Cole
Robbie Williams: Take the Crown Tour The Third Company Luke Halls
Pet Shop Boys: Axis The Third Company Luke Halls
Pet Shop Boys: Electric Tour (Stage Visuals) The Third Company Luke Halls
Meet At The Zoo: Beautiful Face Good Egg Dan Fernbach
Sigur Ros: Airwaves Festival Reykjavik Treatment Studios Damien Hale
Soulwax: Radio Soulwax James Waters Saam Farahmand
Take That: Progress Tour Treatment Studios Luke Halls
Moby: Wait for Me Free Studios David Chidlow
Caspa ft Mr Hudson: Back for the First Time Jade Fitton Mo Ali
Tinchy Stryder: Catch 22 Tour Treatment Studios Damien Hale
Kids In Glass Houses: Young Blood Static Films Dan Fernbach
This City: We Move Static Films Dan Fernbach
Crystal Fighters: I Love London Sarah Tognazzi Martin Zahringer
Anthony Wright: No Me Without You Static Films Dan Fernbach
Towers of London: Naked On The Dancefloor Static Films Dan Fernbach
Get Crucial: Black Magic Prod: Sarah Tognazzi Martin Zahringer
Ruff Squad: Xtra Prod: Sarah Tognazzi Martin Zahringer
Take That: Shine (Stage Visuals) One Dot Zero Luke Halls