Darius Shu


Darius is a British Cinematographer working across drama, commercials, music promos and fashion.

His drama work includes the musical Queer Parivaar, directed by Shiva Raichandani, which received its World Premiere at the BFI Flare Film Festival 2022, and Stockholm directed by Tom Wright, which won Best Cinematography at the LA LGBTQ Int’l Film Festival 2021.

Darius has shot fashion spots for talent such as Lily James, Dominic Cooper and Kaya Scodelario.

SHORT FILMS

QUEER PARIVAAR
Prod. Raisilience / Lotus Visual Production / Silverprince Pictures
Dir. Shiva Raichandani
Official Selection: BFI Flare 2022
Official Selection: Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival 2022
Official Selection: Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC Film Festival 2022
Official Selection: Kashish Mumbai International Film Festival 2022
Official Selection: Durban International Film Festival 2022
Official Selection: UK Indian Film Festival 2022
Official Selection: Korea Queer International Film Festival 2022
Official Selection: Taiwan Queer International Film Festival 2022

STOCKHOLM
Prod. Silverprince Pictures
Dir. Tom Wright
Winner: Best Cinematography – LA LGBTQ International Film Festival 2021
Official Selection: BFI Flare 2022
Official Selection: Indianapolis LGBTQ Festival 2022
Official Selection: Outshine Miami 2022 

SENT TO COV
Prod. Sky TV
Dir. Tom Wright

I AM NORMAN
Prod. Silverprince Pictures
Dir. Arron Blake 
Official Selection: Rhode Island International Film Festival 2019 

MICAL
Prod. Lewis & Ho Productions
Dir. Yewweng Ho
Official Selection: LA Shorts International Film Festival 2022 

HIS HANDS
Prod. Little Deer Films
Dir. Arron Blake 
Nomination: Best Narrative Film – Tribeca Film Festival 2019
Official Selection: Tribeca Film Festival 2019 

TAINTED
Prod. Paradox House
Dir. Rikki Beadle-Blair 

SECRET CHILD
Prod. Lewis & Ho Production
Dir. Yewweng Ho
Winner: Best Short Film – New Renaissance Film Festival 2018
Winner: Best Cinematography – Los Angeles International Film Awards 2018
Nominated: Best Period Film – Hollyshorts Film Festival 2018
Official Selection: Hollyshorts Film Festival 2018
Official Selection: Kerry International Film Festival 2018 

DOCUMENTARIES

PEACH PARADISE (Documentary Short)
Prod. Netflix
Dir. Shiva Raichandani
Official Selection: UK Asian Film Festival 2022

COMMERCIALS

Alexander Beer: The Laterals: Dominic Cooper Issue / The Laterals: Kaya Scodelario Issue
Ben Golik
: Queer Britain
Dionne Edwards:
Pride 2022: All Our Pride
Léa Seydoux: L’Officiel USA 
Nick Thomspon: The Laterals: Lily James Issue
Pawal Jamark: Lotus: Behind The Craft



MUSIC PROMOS

Billy Cullum: Kiss Away (Featuring Omari Douglas from It’s A Sin)
The Vivienne: Bitch On Heels
Tia Kofi: Loving Me Like That