Mark Hamilton

Mark Hamilton

Lighting camera/DOP

Mark progressed as a freelance lighting cameraman on news, travel, property and popular culture documentaries. His proficiency filming music and advertising promos for artists and global brands is where he established himself as a Director of Photography. After a dozen short films Mark photographed his first feature, ‘Capital Punishment’ in 2003 and continues to work across all forms of multimedia as a cinematographer.

Work Area

National, International (Worldwide)


Recent Work

Film & TV Drama:
LETTER TO MIA - Sentient Pictures; Sony FS7/4K
Best Director - Mark Hamilton (Winner) | AIFF (2017)
Best British Short Film (Winner) | LIFA (2017)
MARIANNE - MET / Sindy Films; S16mm
FRACTURE - Sheringham Studios; Sony F55/4K
THE CRAFTSMAN - Sheringham Studios / ARRI D21
AGE OF HEROES - Metrodome Distribution /S35mm
HIT GIRLS - Rosebud, Working Title /ARRI D21
THE CREW - Momentum Pictures /HDCAM
THE POKER ACADEMY - Universal Pictures /HDCAM
CROSSING THE LINE (series) - Mersey TV, Channel 4
HOLLYOAKS - Lime Pictures, Channel 4

Factual & TV Documentaries:
A RAINBOW JOURNEY: with Bob Mwena, Travel Channel
CUBA: with Cheryl Baker, Thomson TV
ICELAND: with Julie Peasgood, Travel Channel
JORDAN: with Gareth Davis, Travel Channel
OMAN: with Gareth Davis, Travel Channel
QATAR: with Kate Silverton, Travel Channel
VIKINGS: ‘Warriors of the Sea’, Discovery Channel /S16mm
100 YEARS, 100 MOVIES (series), FilmFour
IN SEARCH OF TUSCANY: with John Guerrasio, PBS
NEXT BIG THING… with Scott & Jo (series 1&2), Fox Int.

Commercials (incl.):
Adidas • FSP Sports • Nescafe • Toyota...

Music Promos (incl.):
Jools Holland • Kid Loops • The Cure • Timo Maas...

British Airways • Herbert Smith (Beijing & Hong Kong) • Indesit (Italy) • Mauritius Tourism • PolarQuest (Arctic Circle) • The Vitol Group (Europe & UAE) • UK & England Athletics...

Additional Info

Master of Arts - TV & Video (Bournemouth, 1995-96)
Post Graduate Diploma - TV & Video (Bournemouth, 1994-95)
HND – Audio & Visual Production (Northbrook, 1992-94)

• British Passport / Full & Clean Driving Licence
• BBC Health & Safety trained (2002)
• Full Member of BAFTA
• Experience filming in 80+ countries...
• A company director of British Ceremonial Arts Ltd.
• Guest lecturer, demonstrator and tutor in Film Studies
• Stills photographer for celebrity and public figures
• Directed RTS award winning drama, 'Primary Burns' (1997)


Coming Up

GTC Workshop: TV Centre Studio Tour

GTC Workshop: TV Centre Studio Tour
26 Feb 18 @ BBC TV Centre, Wood Lane, Shepherds Bush, London W12 7FA

BVE 2018

BVE 2018
27/02–01/03/2018 @ ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

The International Short Film Show Awards

The International Short Film Show Awards
10 Mar 18 @ Mercury Nottingham City Centre Hotel, Nottingham NG1 3BP

Visual Impact workshop: How to stream live video

Visual Impact workshop: How to stream live video
14 Mar 18 @ Visual Impact, Teddington Business Park, Station Road, Teddington TW11 9BQ

KitPlus Show Glasgow

KitPlus Show Glasgow
31 May 18 @ Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA

KitPlus Show Bristol

KitPlus Show Bristol
5 Jun 18 @ Ashton Gate Stadium, Ashton Road, Bristol BS3 2EJ

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