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Ryan Eddleston is a Director of Photography. After graduating from Cardiff University in Journalism & Film in 2007, he 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 THE FIGHT – directed by Jessica Hynes – premiere at the BFI London Film Festival, was nominated for the BAFTA Cymru for his cinematography and Peter Bradshaw named him in the “Best cinematographer” picks of the year. He also had the feature film GOOD POSTURE – directed by Dolly Wells starring Grace Van Patten & Emily Mortimer – premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival & the BFI London Film Festival. Ryan also shot JUDITH a film with director Grant Gee that screened on the opening night performance of ‘Bluebeard’ at the Munich Opera House, and worked on the GAZZA documentary directed by Sam Collins.
In 2020 Ryan shot the feature film PHEA – directed by Rocky Palladino and worked with Director Leigh Whannell on the UK pickups for THE INVISIBLE MAN & in 2021 Ryan dop’d GRAV a feature film directed by Marc Evans that is on Iplayer. He has also worked as a 2nd unit DOP on Television shows, In My Skin, The Undeclared State / Darkness Rising, War Of The Worlds & has just finished working as DOP cover on Murder In Provence.
Coming up in 2022, Ryan will be prepping for the feature films Alice Lowe’s TIMESTALKER & Vaughan Sivell’s CRUSADERS.