Director of Photography
Shane is a Los Angeles-based British Cinematographer shooting feature films and television commercials. He has collaborated with notable directors including Eli Roth, Mike Figgis, Michael Caton-Jones and Jennifer Lynch. He studied film at The University of Westminster in central London, specializing in Cinematography and graduating in 1996.
While studying he was working his way up starting as a Camera Trainee then 1stAC on feature films and television commercials in England, eventually Operating for Sam McCurdy, BSC and Nic Knowland, BSC.
By 2000 Shane was working steadily as a Director of Photography shooting extensively around the world.
He shot the Tango “Seal” commercial for Partizan London, which won the 2003 Cannes Lion Film Gold award.
Shane’s work earned him the award for Best Cinematography at the 2007 Beverly Hills Film Festival for “Tug”, which also won the Luminaria Award for Excellence in Cinematography at the 2007 24fps International Film Festival.
Shane shot “The Street” for BBC1, which won the 2008 BAFTA for Best Drama, 2008 RTS Award for Best Drama and Special Mention at 2008 Rose d’Or.
He was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2008 AOF Film Festival for “The Rainbow Tribe”.
In 2009, Shane photographed “Forget Me Not” which was the Grand Prize Winner at the 2010 London Independent Film Festival, Best Of The Festival at the 2010 Palm Beach International Film Festival and won the Audience Award at the 2010 London United Film Festival.
Recent work as Cinematographer includes:
“Chained” starring Vincent D’Onofrio and Julia Ormond, Directed by Jennifer Lynch
“Java Heat” starring Mickey Rourke and Kellan Lutz.
“Black South-Easter” starring Yu Nan and Tory Kgoroge.
Shane is represented by Innovative Artists in Los Angeles and McKinney Macartney in London.