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TIM SIDELL

Director of Photography: timsidell.com

Features include Two For Joy directed by Tom Beard and starring Samantha Morton & Billie Piper, Norfolk directed by Martin Radich and 2nd Unit on Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio creating the optical FX sequence. Tim shot the short films Naptha directed by Moin Hussain, and BIFA winning Jacked, and television drama includes Misfits with director Lewis Arnold. He has collaborated with artists such as Runa Islam, Shezad Dawood, Zarina Bhimji, Emily Wardill and Bethan Huws as well as photographer/director Nadav Kander. Other directors include Samuel Abrahams, Wilkins & Maguire, George Belfield and Olivier Groulx.

 

FEATURES

TWO FOR JOY
Prod. Blonde to Black Productions
Dir. Tom Beard
Starring. Samantha Morton, Billie Piper
World Premiere: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018
Nomination: Michael Powell Award for Best Film – EdinburghInternational Film Festival 2018

MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH
Prod. Seretonin Films
Dir. Daniel Gill

NORFOLK
Prod. Norfolk Films
Dir. Martin Radich
Nomination: Edinburgh Film Festival 2015 – Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature

I AM SOLDIER
Prod. Tea Shop Films
Dir. Ronnie Thompson

STORAGE 24
Prod. Big Yellow Films
Dir. Johannes Roberts

BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO (2nd Unit DOP: Optical FX. Main Unit DoP Nick Knowland)
Prod. Illumination Films/Warp
Dir. Peter Strickland

F
Prod. Gatlin Pictures
Dir. Johannes Roberts

 

TELEVISION DRAMA

I HATE SUZIE
Prod. Bad Wolf / Sky
Dir. Georgi Banks-Davis
Featuring: Billie Piper

MISFITS – Season 5 (Eps 6, 7)
Prod. Clerkenwell Films
Dir. Lewis Arnold

DR WHO
Prod. BBC
Dir. Ed Bazalgette

POLDARK – Season 2 (Main Unit Pick Up Days)
Prod. Mammoth
Dir. Ed Bazalgette

 

DOCUMENTARIES

THE QUIET ONE
Prod. My Accomplice
Dir. Ollie Murray
World Premiere: Tribeca Film Festival 2019

 

SHORT FILMS 

NYET
Prod. Oiffy
Dir. Alex Helfrecht & Jorg Tittel
Starring Oliva Williams
Official Selection: Underwire Festival 2019
Official Selection: Aesthetica Film Festival 2019

WINTER’S JOURNEY (Pilot / Teaser Future Feature)
Prod. Oiffy / BFI
Dir. lex Helfrecht

NAPTHA
Prod. Film4
Dir. Moin Hussain
World Premiere: BFI LFF 2018
Official Selection: Cannes Film Festival Critics Week 2019
Official Selection: The Smalls Film Festival 2019

UNTITLED (Teaser)
Prod. BFI
Dir. Rob Morgan

RUPTURES
Prod. Film London
Dir. Noor Afshan Mirza & Brad Butler

GYPSY’S KISS
Prod. E9th Productions
Dir. Paul Murphy
Official Selection: Rhode Island Int’l Film Festival 2017
Official Selection: The Richard Harris Int’l Film Festival 2017
Official Selection: KinoFilm Manchester Int’l Film Festival 2017
Official Selection: Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017
Official Selection: LSFF 2018

THREE SACKS FULL OF HATS
Prod. Jane Nicholson & Peter Nicholson
Dir. Debbie Anzalone
Winner: Chelmsford Film Festival – Best Short 2019
Winner: Chelmsford Film Festival – Best Director 2019
Winner: Chelmsford Film Festival – Best Screenplay 2019
Official Selection: Maryland International Film Festival 2019
Official Selection: Aesthetica Film Festival 2018
Official Selection: Underwire Film Festival 2018

JACKED
Prod. Film London
Dir. Rene Pannevis
Winner: Best Short Film – BIFA 2016
Winner: Best British Short Film Leeds Int’l Film Festival 2016
Official Selection: BFI Film Festival 2015
Official Selection: London Calling Showcase and Awards 2015
Official Selection: Berlin Film Festival 2016

TALGAR THE HUNTER
Prod. Knucklehead
Dir. Charlie Crane

RAGS
Prod. Partizan
Dir. Tom Beard
Official Selection: London Short Film Festival 2015

HEN-PECKED
Prod. Son of Sweeney
Dir. Marcus McSweeney

GENERATION OF VIPERS
Prod. Partizan
Dir. Tom Beard
Nomination: Best UK Short, Raindance Film Festival 2014
Special Mention: For Actor Oliver Woolford, Leeds International 2014

L’ASSENZA
Prod. BFI/First Born Films
Dir. Jonathan Romney
Nomination: Best Short Film British Independent Film Awards
Official Selection: New York Film Festival
Official Selection: London Film Festival
Official Selection: Leeds International Film Festival

LONELY HEARTS
Prod. Third Light Films
Dir. Leon Chambers
Winner: Best Short Film, Chicago United Film Festival
Official Selection: London Short Film Festival

STOP
Prod. MPH Films
Dir. Paul Murphy
Official Selection: Isle of Wight Film Festival

MUM’S NOT IN
Dir. Claire Fowler

OFFICE ROMANCE 2.0
Prod. Third Light Films
Dir. Leon Chambers

THE LONG LONELY WALK
Prod. Third Light Films
Dir. Leon Chambers
Winner: Best Short Film, Chicago United Film Festival
Nomination: Best Short Film, Anchorage International Film Festival
Official Selection: London Short Film Festival

THE VOW
Prod. FDMX
Dir. Ian Bonhote

MY POLSKA
Dir. Joseph Fawcett & Aran Hughes

HOUSEHOLD GODS
Prod. Unrouwe
Dir. Vaughan Pilikian
Official Selection: Edinburgh Film Festival
Official Selection Oberhausen Film Festival / Cork Film Festival
Official Selection: Leeds International Film Festival
Official Selection: Glasgow Film Festival

STOLEN YOUTH
Prod. Third Light Films
Dir. Leon Chambers
Winner: Best Short Film, San Francisco United Film Festival
Official Selection: New York United Film Festival
Official Selection: London United Film Festival
Official Selection: Chicago United Film Festival

 

ARTIST FILMS

TET-STADT – Karen Russo
JANGBAR – Zarina Bhimji
SLEEPING HERMAPHRODITE – Marine Hugonnier
COLOUR OPPONENT PROCESS – Aura Satz
NEW DREAM MACHINE PROJECT – Shezad Dawood
KOSUTH – Runa Islam
AUGUSTUS – Runa Islam
THE GOLDEN WINDOW – Shreepali Patel
ST. AUGUSTINE – David Ryan
POOL & GYMNAST – Emily Wardill
PANCING PAINTING – Merike Estne
THE DEEP STATE – Karen Mirza & Brad Butler
SPINARIO – Alex Reynolds
HOLD YOUR GROUND – Karen Mirza & Brad Butler
LOSS – David Ferrando Girault
EMERGENCE – Runa Islam
DREAM MACHINE – Shezad Dawood
THE LOST OF THE FATHOMLESS WATERS – Jihye Park
THE PATH OF TOTALITY – Paloma Polo
BE GLAD FOR THE SONG HAS NO END – Andy Holden
THE PIPS – Emily Wardill
BODY OF WAR – Isabel Rocamora
A KIND OF CORRESPONDENCE – Una Knox
THE VOYAGE OF NONSUCH – Karen Mirza & Ruth Beale
JOURNEY’S END – David Ferrando Girault
VIA DI SAN TEODORO – David Ryan
A MARRIAGE IN THE KING’S FOREST – Bethan Huws
RECITAL – Stella Capes
GAME KEEPERS WITHOUT GAME – Emily Wardill
REMOTE VIEWER – Karen Russo
HYPNO – Doug Fishbone
THE BODY ELECTRIC – Shezad Dawood
VIGIL – Christine Webster
FEATURE – Shezad Dawood
BLINDFIELD – Christine Webster
IMPOSSIBLE SEX – Christine Webster
MUSTEK METRA
EMILY
TRACKING SHOT

 

COMMERCIALS

AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

BBC4 Idents dir James Fairfield & Vikki Stephenson – Gold Winner: Best Channel Idents – Promax Awards 2017
Expedia dir Tim & Joe – Bronze Winner: Best Interactive Ciclope Festival 2017
Expedia dir Tim & Joe – Bronze Winner: Cannes Lion 2017

 

SELECTED COMMERCIALS 2017 / 2018 / 2019

Galderma Kode Media Laurence Dunmore
Momondo Smuggler Joshua Neale
Ikea Biscuit The Glue Society
M&S Christmas Moxie Neil Gorringe
Special K Forever Pictures Kinga Burza
Storytel B Reel Magnus Hardner
Give Blood Pretty Bird Tom Beard
Tresemme Caviar Lucy Luscombe
Finish Time Based Arts Francois Roisin
Intermache Stink Wilkins & Maguire
iTunes Caviar Samuel Abrahams
Galia Stink Wilkins & Maguire
Expedia Friend Tim & joe
Nivea 27km Lucy Luscombe
EE Canada Roger Guardia
Bupa Somesuch George Belfield
Mencap Rattling Stick Ed Morris
Booking.com Czar Ben Strebel
L'Occitaine Stink Paris Wilkins & Maguire
Optus Park Village Sam Washington
NotOnTheHighStreet.com B Reel Olof Lindh
Make Blood Cancer Visible Kode Rollo Hollins
Bang & Olufsen B Reel Magnus Härdner
Keso B Reel Olof Lindh

 

COMMERCIALS – DIRECTORS (Additional)

Berlin & McCool: Boots
Ben Strebel: Adidas / Apple
Brandon Beck: Mini
Camille Heron: Corona
Dan Morgan: RNLI: Youth Scheme
Emma: BT
Eric Lynne: Harvey Nichols
Gavin Burridge: Norman Fosters: Emirates
Jared Ebehardt: Shreddies
Jim Owen: Huawei / Subway
Joe & Charlie: 55DSL
Magnus Hardner: Aquaderma
Marcus McSweeney: Canon EOS
Miss Molly + Ruth Sewell: Giant Spectacles & A Dejected White Dove
Nadav Kandar: Age UK / Bijenkorf / ITV: Summer of Sport
Nick Bartleet: Polar
Nick Rutter: Tesco / Nurofen
Nicola Saint-Marc: Elixir
Quentin & Julien: Samsung
Samuel Abrahams: Heinz
Skinny: E-Cigarettes
Susannah White: Cancer Research / Sanctuary
Tom Beard: Topman / Chivas

 

MUSIC PROMOS

SELECTED PROMOS 2015 / 2016 / 2017

No Rome My Accomplice Adam Powell
The 1975 My Accomplice Adam Powell
Bring Me The Horizon London Alley
Sigrid: Strangers & High Five Riff Raff Ivana Bobic
Jessie Ware Pretty Bird Tom Beard
Sean Paul ft. Dua Lipa RSA Tim Nackashi
Vaults Bullion Alexandra Green
Neiked Friend Tim & Joe
Sampha Forever Jamie-James Medina
Mind Enterprises Bullion Ben & Ross
Kwabs Tom Beard Partizan
Will Young Pixeloft Nick Bartleet
Gang of Four Olivier Groulx Partizan

 

DIRECTORS / ARTISTS – MUSIC PROMOS (Additional)

Alexander Brown: La Roux
Ben Strebel: Hozier
Chris & Mark: Milburn
Giogio Testi: Dirty Pretty Things
Henry Scholfield: Wretch32
Jamie-James Medina: King Krule
Johannes Roberts: Winter Kings / Emily Maguire
Laurie Lynch: Odysseus
Nick Rutter: The Vaults
Oliver Groulx: Alt-J
Peter Strickland: Catseyes
Sarah Hopper: Sigur Ros
Simon Cahn: We Are Shining
Tom Beard: Alpines / Denai