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SUSANNE SALAVATI

Cinematographer: susannesalavati.com

Susanne shot BIFA nominated and award winning feature My Feral Heart directed by Jane Gull. Documentary work includes White Riot directed by Rubika Shah and winner of the  Grierson Award at the BFI LFF, and the BBC’s Where In The World, and shorts include Hayley Alien directed by Hannah Arterton, Unravel directed by Meghna Gupta and Jane Gull’s Twitcher for which Susanne won Best Cinematography at Underwire Film Festival.

 

FEATURES

MUGHAL MOWGLI (2nd Unit)
Prod. Bennett McGhee
Dir. Bassam Tariq

MY FERAL HEART
Dir. Jane Gull
Winner: Audience Award: Best Drama Feature – Cinequest 2016
Winner: Best Feature – LiftOff Season Awards 2017
Winner: Best Editing – Woodstock Film Festival 2017
Winner: Honourable Mention – Fargo Film Festival 2016
Winner:  Best Panorama Film – Tirana Film Festival 2016
Winner: Best Feature Film – Moscow Breaking Down Barriers 2016
Nomination: Best Feature & Best Screenplay – IARA 2017
Nomination: BIFA Best newcomer, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress
Nomination: Best Feature / Indie Film – IARA Awards 2017
Nomination: Best Young Actress – IARA Awards 2017
Nomination: Best Original Screenplay – IARA Awards 2017
Official Selection: Woodstock Film Festival 2016
Official Selection: 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival

HOW WE LIVE NOW (Main Unit Pick Up Days)
Dir. Kevin McDonald

 

TELEVISION DRAMA

ENTERPRICE S2
Prod. Fudge Park
Dir. Ella Jones

ROCK, PAPER
Prod. Super Gorilla
Dir. Ben Salavati/Alex Lopera

FANBOYS ANAONYMOUS
Prod. Google
Dir. Ben Salavati

KNIGHTHOOD & DECOY
Prod. Channel Flip
Dir. Jamie Lennox

 

DOCUMENTARY

WHITE RIOT
Prod. BFI
Dir. Rubika Shah
Winner: Grierson Award Best Documentary BFI LFF 2019

WHERE IN THE WORLD
Prod. BBC/Evans Woolfe Media
Dir. Rhonda Evans/Tim Duck/Lucy Thwaite
Winner: Voice of the Listener and Viewer Children’s Broadcasting Award 2018

EVEN WHEN I FALL
Prod. Postcode Films
Dir. Sky Neal/Kate McLarnon

WHAT IS ART?
Prod. BBC/Evans Woolfe Media
Dir. Tristan Anderson

GUERRILLA ER
Prod. Soul Rebel Films
Dir. GiGi Berardi

OFF THE GRID
Prod. Soul Rebel Films
Dir. Meghna Gupta

THE TOWN AND THE TIDE
Prod. Signal Films
Dir. Samantha Harrie

HOMESICK
Prod. Dropping Frames
Dir. Alex Lind

ZAN
Prod. Zaf Productions
Dir. Farinaz Nikbakht

 

SHORT FILMS

THE HONEYMAKERS
Prod. Jo Farrugia
Dir. Jeneffa Soldatic

HAYLEY ALIEN
Prod. Rebel Park Productions
Dir. Hannah Arterton

GHOSTED
Starring Alison Steadman
Dir. Duncan Roe
Official Selection: Underwire Festival 2019

7.2
Dir. Nida Manzoor
Official Selection: London Film Festival 2014
Official Selection: LA Comedy Fetsival 2015
Official Selection: Vimeo’s Short of the Week
Official Selection: Short of the Week – Shortoftheweek.com

UNRAVEL
Prod. Soul Rebel Films
Dir. Meghna Gupta
Winner: Best Cinematography: Women’s Independent Film Festival LA
Winner: Jury Award – AlJazeera International Documentary Films Festival 2014
Winner: Special Jury Prize for Documentary Short – RiverRun International Film Festival 2013

Winner: Audience Choice Award – Toronto CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival 2012
Winner: German Independence Award for Best Short Film – Oldenburg International Film Festival 2012
Winner: Best International Short – Edmonton International Film Festival
Special Mention: Best of British – Encounters Short Film Festival

TWITCHER
Dir. Jane Gull
Special Mention: Best Cinematography – Underwire Film Festival 2013
Nomination: Golden Horseman for Best Short Fiction Film – Dresden Film Festival 2014
Official Selection: ECU European Independent Film Festival

ARCADE
Dir. Nida Manzoor
Winner: Critics Choice Award – LYC Fresh Faced Film Festival
Nominated: Gold Hugo for Best Short Film – Chicago International Film Festival 2012
Official Selection: Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival 2013

TODAY IS A GOOD DAY
Dir. Ray Moody

HITLER & HENRY VIII
Dir. Jane Gull
Official Selection: The British Urban Film Festival 2011

SHORT LEASE
Dir. Prano Bailey-Bond/Jen Eiss
Winner: Best Short Film – British Horror Awards 2010
Winner: Critics Choice Circle – Fresh Film Festival Prague 2010
Winner: Best Actress – British Horror Awards 2010
Nominated: Film London Best of Borough Awards 2010
Official Selection: Screamfest LA 2010
Official Selection: Bloody Women – Birds Eye View 2011
Official Selection: Abertoir Horror Film Festival 2011
Official Selection: Celluloid Screams Horror Film Festival 2011
Official Selection: Viscera Film Festival 2011
Official Selection: Mayhem Horror Film Festival 2010
Official Selection: FD4W Film Festival 2010

Commended: Delta Film Awards 2010

 

SELECTED COMMERCIALS

DW Summer of Sports Hatch London Mark Harrison
BA Gatwick Bullion
Tate Talks Agnes Martin & Parviz Tanavoli Lindsey Dryden
It's Not Rocket Science Lynsey Miller
Virgin Given London Magnus Alanko
Benefit Martin Gooch
Sussan Prano Bailey-Bond
Longshaw Ward SS17 Bayer Global Ray Moody

 

SELECTED MUSIC PROMOS – DIRECTORS / ARTISTS

Mr Furbo Mary Kerr Zackary Adler
Michelle Bee Ray Moody Simon Wood
Beating Hearts Zoe Beck City Boy