Anna Valdez Hanks

Director of Photography

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Agent: Silvia Llaguno
Assistant: Julian Dickson

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Anna was the first cinematographer to be named by BAFTA as a Breakthrough Brit in 2015. Working across film, television and commercials, Anna’s recent film MILE END was nominated for Best British feature at Raindance festival and won best cinematography at Filmmaker International Festival 2016. Her recent drama credits include lead DoP on new C4 series THE ABC, and LINE OF DUTY 4. Anna was additional cinematographer on Pete Travis’s film ENDGAME, camera operator on Nick Murphy's BAFTA award-winning drama OCCUPATION, and second unit director of photography for Antonia Bird on the BAFTA winning series THE VILLAGE. Her short films have won awards and screened at numerous festivals including GOBLIN MARKET, which also exhibited at Tate Britain and the Pushkin Gallery in Moscow, alongside its international film festival screenings. TO THE SEA won best experimental film at Aesthetica Film Festival, with a commendation for the film’s cinematography.

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

ENDEAVOUR
SERIES 5, EP 5

2018

Mammoth

Dir: John Phillips
Prod: Geoffrey Sax

ACKLEY BRIDGE
SERIES 1, EPS 1, 2, 5 & 6

2017

The Forge / Channel 4

Dir: Penny Woolcock, Jon East
Prod: Alex Lamb

LINE OF DUTY
SERIES 4

2017

World Productions / BBC

Dir: Jed Mercurio
Prod: Cáit Collins

CRAZYHEAD
SERIES 1, EPS 4-6

2017

Urban Myth / E4

Dir: Declan O'Dwyer
Prod: Gareth Williams

STAN LEE'S LUCKY MAN

2016

Carnival / Sky

Dir: David Caffrey
Prod: Chris Clough

THE NIGHTMARE WORLDS OF HG WELLS
A DEVOTEE OF ART
THE LATE MR ELVESHAM
THE PURPLE PILEUS
THE MOTH

2015

Clerkenwell Films / Sky Arts Playhouse

Dir: Adrian Shergold
Prod: Charlie Leech

THE SYNDICATE
SERIES 3, EPS 3-4

2015

Rollem Productions

Dir: Dominic LeClerc
Prod: Yvonne Francas, Kay Mellor

CLEAN BREAK
EPS 1 & 4

2015

CBK Productions

Dir: Gillies McKinnon
Prod: Suzanne McAuley

IN THE CLUB
EPS 5-6

2014

Rollem / BBC

Dir: Sarah O'Gorman
Prod: Yvonne Francas

UNDENIABLE

2013

ITV / TXTV

2nd Unit Director of Photography

Dir: John Strickland
Prod: Jeremy Gwilt

LOVE/HATE IV

2013

Octagon Films / RTE

Replacement Director of Photography, Episode 4

Dir: David Caffrey
Prod: Steve Matthews

THE VILLAGE

2012

Company Productions / BBC

Director of Photography 2nd Unit

Dir: Antonia Bird
Prod: Emma Burge

THE SYNDICATE
SERIES 1

2012

Rollem / BBC

Director of Photography 2nd Unit

Dir: Kay Mellor
Prod: Yvonne Francas

PRISONERS WIVES

2011

Tiger Aspect / BBC

Director of Photography Titles & 2nd Unit

Dir: Damon Thomas
Prod: Anna Ferguson

WHITECHAPEL II

2009

ITV

Replacement Director of Photography - Dailies

Dir: David Evans
Prod: Marcus Wilson

OCCUPATION

2009

Kudos / BBC

B Cam Operator. Director of Photography: 2nd Unit

Dir: Nick Murphy
Prod: Laurie Bourg

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

MILE END

2014

Coup de Grace

Director of Photography

Dir/Prod: Graham Higgins
*Nominated: Jury Prize, Best UK Feature, Raindance Film Festival 2015

ENDGAME

2008

Daybreak Films / Channel 4

Additional Cinematography

Dir: Pete Travis
Prod: Hal Vogel

Short Films

ProductionCompanyNotes

NOTHING IMPORTANT

2017

Dir: Tara Fitzgerald
Prod: Georgina French

EVIL EYE & I'M IN ESSEX GIRL

2014

Artist Film / "Waterhouse" exhibition at TAP Gallery

Artist: Renee Sutherland
Prod: Sophie Sleigh-Johnson

CRUELTY

2014

BFI/Creative England

Director of Photography

Dir: Anna Blandford

THE EXPIRATION

2014

Lotus Productions

Director of Photography

Dir: Lotus Hannon

TO THE SEA

2012

Fallen Films

Director of Photography & Co-Director

Dir: Anna Valdez Hanks & Anna Blandford
Prod: Monika Kocian

DUENDE

2011

Galizia Films

Director of Photography

Dir: Louisa Galizia

GOBLIN MARKET

2010

Fallen Films

Director of Photography

Dir: Anna Blandford
Prod: Michael Berliner

SHADOW OBSERVERS

2009

BBC

Director of Photography

Dir: Josh Alward

SHISH

2009

Fletcher Wilson

Director of Photography

Dir: Lynsey Miller
Prod: Rob Fletcher

LOOKING FOR MARILYN

2008

Reverse Films

Director of Photography, Co-Director

Dir: Anna Valdez Hanks
Prod: Michael Berliner

PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY

2008

Cut Both Ways/C4

Director of Photography

Dir: Lara Leslie

THE BEACHCOMBERS

2008

Silvertip/Film London

Director of Photography

Dir: Chris Croucher

BOYS

2007

White Label Films

Director of Photography

Dir: Anna Blandford

SLOW

2007

White Label Films

Director of Photography

Dir: Anna Blandford

Commercials

ProductionCompanyNotes

PLAYSTATION PS4

2013

Fallen Films/MoFilm

Director of Photography

Dir: Anna Blandford

FRISKIES

2013

Fallen Films/MoFilm

Director of Photography

Dir: Anna Blandford

DINERS CLUB

2013

Fallen Films/MoFilm

Director of Photography

Dir: Anna Blandford