Ryan Eddleston is a Director of Photography. After graduating from Cardiff University in Journalism & Film in 2007, Ryan began his career shooting documentaries, and in 2014 was double nominated a BAFTA Cymru for his cinematography for AMERICAN INTERIOR and THE POET WHO LOVED THE WAR: IVOR GURNEY, winning the BAFTA Cymru for the latter. Ryan is adept at capturing unapologetically strong performances in often intimate and vulnerable environments. A talent that was particularly evident in his work on Alice Lowe’s directorial debut PREVENGE.
In 2019 Ryan has had the feature film GOOD POSTURE – directed by Dolly Wells – premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. He also had the feature film THE FIGHT – directed by Jessica Hynes – premiere at the BFI London Film Festival. He was nominated for the BAFTA Cymru for his cinematography and Peter Bradshaw named him in the “Best cinematographer” picks of the year.
Ryan also worked with Alice Lowe, on a campaign of commercials with Saatchi & Saatchi for Direct Line called ‘Survive the Horror’, the car insurance film played before Joker in cinemas and won Ad of the day upon its release.
He also shot JUDITH a 45 minute film with director Grant Gee that screened on the opening night performance of ‘Bluebeard’ at the Munich Opera House, as its prelude, and worked on the GAZZA documentary directed by Sam Collins which is currently in post.
In 2020 Ryan worked with Director Leigh Whannell on the UK pickups for THE INVISIBLE MAN and he had the feature film LOVE SPREADS – directed by Jamie Adams – as official selection at Tribeca Film Festival.
Post-lockdown, Ryan has shot the feature film PHEA – directed by Rocky Palladino – that is currently in post, the film LESBIAN. – directed by Rose Baker – for Random Acts that will be broadcast on Channel 4, and commercials spanning 6 films – directed by Gabriel Arrahnio – for Deloitte, that will be released shortly.
Ryan has just been selected for BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew 2021.
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