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.

A TOWN CALLED MALICE

2nd Unit Director of Photography
A Camera Operator

8x60'

SKY
Vertigo Films

Prod: Barrington Paul Robinson
Dir: Joasia Goldyn

CASUALTY

Director of Photography

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

BBC Studios
BBC One

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

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

BBC Studios
BBC One

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

ALDER

B Camera Operator

ITV Studios
ITV

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

HUMANS

Season II

B Camera Operator
Episode 4, Dailies

Kudos Film & Television
Channel 4

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

POLDARK

Season II

B Camera Operator
Episode 7, Dailies

Mammoth Pictures
BBC One

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

BULLETPROOF

Season II

B Camera Operator
Episodes 1, 2, 3 & 4

Vertigo Film & Television
Sky One

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

FATHER OF FLIES

Director of Photography

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

Goldfinch

Prod: Kirsty Bell
Dir: Ben Charles Edwards

QUANT

Director of Photography

Feature Documentary

Goldfinch

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

TEN PIECES

Director of Photography

Winner - Secondary Award, BAFTA Learning

BBC

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

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

Short

Official Selection - ASVOFF Paris
Official Selection - Medellin Fashion
Nomination - Best Director & Best Picture, Mercedes Benz Bokeh South Africa

Iconoclast

Prod: Sadie Frost
Dir: Ben Charles Edwards

SET THE THAMES ON FIRE

Director of Photography

A Camera Operator

Blonde on Black Pictures

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

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

Blur Films, Madrid

Prod: Mario Fornies
Dir: Gabriel Martin

NO HUNGER - ASK AL GORE'S

Director of Photography

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

Blur Films, Madrid

Prod: Rafa Endieza
Dir: Gabriel Martin