Oli Russell

Directors of Photography

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Oli shot the BIFA nominated thriller Nina Forever directed by the Blain Brothers, and for television Netflix Original Sex Education, BBC thriller We Hunt Together directed by Carl Tibbetts and Flesh & Blood directed by Louise Hooper.

FEATURES / DRAMA

WE HUNT TOGETHER (Lead Cinematographer)
Prod. BBC
Dir. Carl Tibbetts

FLESH & BLOOD (4 Part Drama)
Prod. ITV
Dir. Louise Hooper

BREEDERS S1 (Lead Cinematographer – Block 1)
Prod. Avalon
Dir. Ben Palmer
Starring Martin Freeman, Daisy Haggard

SEX EDUCATION S1 (Eps 5, 6, 7, 8)
Prod. Eleven Films
Dir. Kate Herron

DERRY GIRLS S2
Prod. Hat Trick
Dir. Michael Lennox

WHITE GOLD S2
Prod. Fudge Park Productions
Dir. Damon Beesley

HANG UPS
Prod. Slam TV
Dir. Robert Delamere
Starring Stephen Mangan, Jessica Hynes, Richard E Grant, David Tennant, Charles Dance, Paul Ritter

DERRY GIRLS S1
Prod. Hat Trick
Dir. Michael Lennox
Nomination: Best Writer – RTS Awards 2019
Nomination: Best Scripted Comedy – RTS Awards 2019
Winner: Best Comedy Drama – Broadcast Awards 2019
Nomination: Best TV Drama Series – National Film Awards 2019
Winner: Best Director (Comedy Drama / Situation Comedy): RTS Awards 2018
Nomination: Best Editing – RTS Awards 2018
Winner: Best Comedy – Irish Film & TV Awards 2018
Nomination: Best Screenplay – Irish Film & TV Awards 2018
Nomination: Best Female Performance (Saoirse-Monica Jackson) – Irish Film & TV Awards 2018
Nomination: Best Male Performance (Tommy Tiernan) – Irish Film & TV Awards 2018

STRIKE S1 (Ep 4 – Main Unit Pick Up Days)
Prod. Bronte Productions
Dir. Kieron Hawkes

WHITE GOLD S1
Prod. Fudge Park Productions
Dir. Damon Beesley

LOADED (Eps 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Prod. Hillbilly Films
Dir. Natalie Bailey / Elliot Hegarty

GAP YEAR (Eps 3, 5, 7)
Prod. Eleven Film
Dir. Natalie Bailey

THE AGENCY
Prod. Happy Tramp
Dir. Tom McKay

CATASTROPHE S2
Prod. Avalon TV
Dir. Ben Taylor
Nomination: RTS Programme Award 2017 – Best Scripted Comedy
Nomination: Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series 2016
Winner: Best Comedy Programme Broadcast Awards 2016
Winner: Best Comedy Writing BAFTA Craft Awards 2016
Nomination: BAFTA TV Best Actress Comedy 2016
Nomination: Best Director BAFTA Craft Awards 2016
Nomination: Best Comedy Series Critics Choice TV Awards 2016
Nomination: Best Comedy BPG Awards 2016
Nomination: Best Writing BPG Awards 2016

HISTORY BOYS (VT Inserts)
Prod. The Royal National Theatre
Dir. Ben Taylor

CUCKOO S3
Prod. Roughcut TV/BBC 3
Dir. Paul Murphy

A GERT LUSH CHRISTMAS
Prod. Avalon Motion Picture/BB2
Dir. Al Campbell

TOP COPPERS S1
Prod. Roughcut TV/BBC 3
Dir. Cein McGillicuddy

MAN DOWN S2
Prod. Avalon TV/Channel 4
Dir. Al Campbell

NINA FOREVER (Feature)
Prod. The Casualties Bureau/AW Charlie Productions/Jeva Films
Dir. Blaine Brothers
Winner: Most Promising Newcomer (Abigail Hardingham) – British Independent Film Awards 2015
Nominated: Douglas Hickox Award – British Independent Film Awards 2015
Winner: Best Film at TotalFilm FrightFest Awards / Melies d’Argent at Lund International Fantastic Film Festival

COCKROACHES
Prod. Big Talk Productions/ITV2
Dir. Ben Taylor

THE MIMIC S 1, 2
Prod. Running Bare/Channel 4
Dir. Kieron Hawkes

ANNA & KATY S1
Prod. Roughcut TV//Chanel 4
Dir. Ed Bye

THE MIDNIGHT BEAST S2 (Ep 6)
Prod. Warp Films/E4
Dir. Al Campbell

CARDINAL BURNS (Pilot)
Prod. Leftbank Pictures/Channel 4
Dir. Ben Taylor

DR. BROWN (Pilot)
Prod. Eyeworks/Channel 4
Dir. Andrew Gaynord

DUBPLATE DRAMA (Pilot)
Prod. O.B.A.H.C/MTV
Dir. Luke Hyams

IDIOTS OF ANTS (Pilot)
Prod. Zeppotron/E4
Dir. Ben Taylor

THE MAESTRO
Prod. Charlie Productions/BBC Comedy
Dir. Blaine Brothers

KARMA MAGNET (Teaser)
Prod. Black & Blue Films
Dir. Martin Kemp

SHORT FILM

HELLO PANDA
Prod. Charlie Productions, Film 4
Dir. Blaine Brothers

TOP OF WORLD
Prod. Amberstone Films
Dir. Jonathan Bernstein

FREE SPEECH
Prod. Charlie Productions
Dir. Blaine Brothers

OLD MAN DIES
Prod. Charlie Productions
Dir. Blaine Brothers

FRENCH FRIES ON THE GOLDEN FRONT
Prod. Huss Productions
Dir. Robert Kluger

COMMERCIALS

Ben Taylor: Currys/PC World
Ben Wilson: AO / Pot Noodle
Dominic O’Riordan: Dominic O’Riordan
Charlie Phillips: Sky Go / Lynx / Blackberry / Microsoft / McDonalds / Captain Morgan / Flora
James Bedford: Lynx
Justin Dickel: Skype
Ollie Wolf: B Coach
Phil Grace: Pokemon / Leapfrog Leapster

MUSIC PROMOS

Adam Brown: IQ & DVD
Adam Jenns: The Modern
Ben Taylor: McFly
Blaine Brothers: Mr Hudson feat. Sway / Special Needs
Emil Nava: The Hoosiers
Gabe Turner: Ellie Goulding
Ian Bonhote: Sugababes / The Wanted
Kieron Hawkes: Raleigh Richie
Tom Bird: Thirteen Senses