Nick has worked worldwide in the industry for over 30 years as an award winning  documentary cameraman and Drama Director of Photography. In addition he spent time as a series director for factual programming at the BBC based in Glasgow.

He still works on broadcast projects having completed 4 seasons of crime drama " London Kills" currently avaliable on Amazon Prime and BBC I Player, as well as two seasons of " Hope Street" for BBC Northern Ireland.

He has worked for the United Nations  ,shot  RTS award winning documentaries, been shortlisted for the Grierson Award, winner Gran Prix at the Cognac film Festival,Best Film Madrid documentary festival, Sundance Jury prize nomination.Gold Medal New York Film festival and winner Wildscreen festival awards, channel nomination for BAFTA and nomination for IFTA.

Nick is an active member of The Guild of British Camera Technicians , Screen Craft Rights and Directors UK.

Nick is keen to share the knowledgehe and skills has aquired over his career as tutor and practice leader on MA and BA courses

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Contact details

Telephone 01326 253769



Year Qualification Awarding body
2020 PGCHE Falmouth University
2021 Arri Accredited lecturer Arri UK
2020 Fellow Higher Education Authority Higher Education Authority

Membership of external committees

Guild of British Camera Technicians, Directors UK, Screen Craft Rights, UCU

Research Interests

Research interests and expertise

  • Modern documentary
  • Representation of Fact in the visual image in the 21st century


Areas of teaching

  • Cinematography

Courses taught

  • Film & Television MA
  • Film BA(Hons)

Professional Engagement

Engagement with professional associations and societies

  • Guild of British Camera Technicians
  • Directors UK
  • Screen Craft Rights
  • UCU