John Bretherton Director of Photography

John Bretherton is an established Director of Photography who's work spans Feature Films, Drama, Drama Documentary and Commercials for companies such as Iconoclast, RSA-Black Dog Films, Caviar & BBC Drama.
He's an expert in handheld cinematic aesthetics and has in-depth knowledge of Arri Alexa, Sony Venice, Red and Super 16mm cameras.
Holding a UK and EU passport, John has strong connections with productions in Spain and is available to work within the UK and Internationally.

CASUALTY

Director of Photography

Series 35: Ep 16, 17, 27 & 28
Series 36: Ep 4, 5,10,11 & 23

BBC

Prod: Dafydd Llywelyn
Prod: Mat McHale
Prod: Sarah Beardsall
Prod: Myf Hopkins
Dir: Paul Riordan
Dir: Michael Lacey
Dir: George Siougas
Dir: Conor Morrisey

DOCTORS

Director of Photography

Ep 10, 11, 12, 102, 103, 118, 119 & 120

BBC

Prod: Gail Evans
Prod: Caroline Slater
Prod: Grainne O’Boyle
Dir: Dan Wilson
Dir: Steve Kelly
Dir: Peter Fearon

ALDER

B Cam Operator

ITV

DOP: Aaron Reid
Prod: Jo Johnson
Dir: Paul Andrew Williams

HUMANS

B Cam Operator (Dailies)

Season 2
Ep 4

Channel 4

DOP: Sergio Delgado
Prod: Paul Gilbert
Dir: Carl Tibbetts

POLDARK

B Cam Operator (Dailies)

Season 2
Ep 7

Mammoth Pictures

DOP: Sergio Delgado
Prod: Margaret Mitchell
Dir: Charles Palmer

BULLETPROOF

B Cam Operator

Season 2
Ep 1, 2, 3 & 4

Vertigo Films

DOP: Sergio Delgado
Prod: Kiaran Murray-Smith
Dir: Diarmuid Goggins

FATHER OF FLIES

Director of Photography

Winner - Best Feature Film: Buenos Aires International Film Festival
Official Selection: Raindance Film Festival
Official Selection: Paris International Film Festival
Official Selection: Screamfest Horror Film Festival
Official Selection: Grimmfest
Official Selection: Salem Horror Fest

Goldfinch

Prod: Kirsty Bell
Dir: Ben Charles Edwards

QUANT

Doc Feature

Director of Photography

Goldfinch

Prod: Ben Charles Edwards
Prod: Kirsty Bell
Dir: Sadie Frost

TEN PIECES

Director of Photography

Winner: BAFTA Learning - Secondary Award 2016

BBC

Prod: Serena Cross
Prod: Sam White
Dir: Oliver Smyth

MOTEL MONOLOGUES (WILL NATURE MAKE A MAN OF ME YET)

Short

Director of Photography

Nomination, Best Picture, Mercedes Benz Bokeh South Africa International Film Festival 2016
Nomination for Best Director, Mercedes Benz Bokeh South Africa International Film Festival 2016
Official Selection in competition, ASVOFF Paris (A Shaded View of Fashion Film Festival) 2016
Official Selection, Medellin Fashion Film Festival 2016

Iconoclast

Prod: Sadie Frost
Dir: Ben Charles Edwards

SET THE THAMES ON FIRE

A Cam Operator

Blonde on Black Pictures

DOP: Sergio Delgado
Prod: Anna Smith Tenser
Dir: Ben Charles Edwards

FIFA WORLD CUP - RUSSIA

Director of Photography

SNTV / IMG

Prod: Owain Davey
Dir: John Bretherton

HAITI - FOOTBALL

Director of Photography

Pitch International

Prod: Melike Cinpolat
Dir: Stephen Adamson

ON HANNIBAL'S TRAIL

Director of Photography

BBC

Prod: Chris Granlund
Dir: Robin Dashwood

FROST FRENCH

Director of Photography

Iconoclast

Prod: Anna Tenser Smith
Dir: Ben Charles Edwards

AND1 - STREETBALL

Director of Photography

ANTI - Madrid

Prod: Jose Gonzales
Dir: John Bretherton

BEE MIDTOWN

Director of Photography

Minsdeye

Prod: Max Yeoman
Dir: Oliver Smyth

AFTER HOURS

Director of Photography

Harrods
The Perfume Story

Prod: Nadia Doherty
Dir: Ben Charles Edwards

NEW FRIEND - DEPOSIT - BANCO GALLEGO

Director of Photography

Winner: Gold - El Sol Festival Bilbao 2009

Blur Films - Madrid

Prod: Mario Fornies
Dir: Gabriel Martin

NO HUNGER - ASK AL GORE'S

Director of Photography

Winner: Gold - The Premios Iman 2009 - Best for non Profit Campaign
Winner: Gold - Integrated Campaigns: El Sol Festival Bilbao 2009
Winnrer: Silver - TV / FILM Not for Profit Public Services: El Sol Festival Bilbao 2009

Blur Films - Madrid

Prod: Rafa Endieza
Dir: Gabriel Martin