Chloë Thomson

Director of Photography

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Agent: Lynda Mamy
Associate: Madeleine Pudney
Assistant: Holly Cook

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A cinematography graduate of the National Film and Television School, Chloë has shot a number of award-winning films, and her work has been screened at festivals worldwide, including Cannes and Sundance.

Chloë had two short films in competition at Sundance 2013 – Jonah, a Film4 short she shot in Zanzibar, and Volume, her fiction graduation film, which won the British Independent Film Award for Best Short Film. Jonah also screened at Sundance London. The River had its North American premiere at the Oscar-qualifying Palm Springs Festival 2013.

Her animation graduation film, Head Over Heels, has won multiple awards at international festivals, and was nominated for Best Animated Short at the 85th Academy Awards.

Chloë has a heartfelt passion for visual storytelling, and whether working on fiction, commercials, documentary, TV or stop motion animation, she loves engaging in film projects in a fitting and original visual style.

Visit Chloë's website here.
 

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

DAMASCUS COVER

2015

Cover Film

Dir: Daniel Zelik Berk
Prods: Eli Klein and Hannah Leader

20,000 DAYS ON EARTH

2014

Pulse Films

Additional Photography and 2nd Unit

Dirs: Iain and Jane
Prod: Jim Wilson

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

REQUIEM

2017

BBC1/New Pictures

Director: Mahalia Belo
Prod: Sue Breen

ELLEN

2016

Touchpaper Television/ Channel 4

Dir: Mahalia Belo
Prod: Ben Bickerton

Short Films

ProductionCompanyNotes

LIMBO

2016

Hat Trick Productions

Dir. Tom George
Prod. Tom Jordan

PARADISE LOST?

2015

Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard

Dir. Doug Aitken
Prod. Vanessa Farinha

DAUGHTER
Album 2

2015

The Nothing Productions

Dirs. Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard
Prod. Vanessa Farinha

FIELD STUDY

2013

Rooks Nest Entertainment

Dir: Eva Weber
Prod: Julia Godzinskaya and Sophie Vickers

TWO MISSING

2013

Parkville Pictures

Dir: Claire Fowler
Prod: Olivier Kaempfer

HAPPY HOUR

2012

SweetDoh Productions

Dir: Rémy Bazerque
Prod: Tibo Travers

REFLECTIONS

2012

Breathing Light Pictures

Dir: Ashley Pegg
Prod: Ajay Rai

ZAGREUS

2012

Dakus Films

Dir: Charlie Cattrall
Prod: Christian McLaughlin

Jonah

2012

Film4

Dir: Kibwe Tavares
Prod: Ivana MacKinnon

In competition for Best International Short Film at Sundance Film Festival 2013

THE RIVER

2012

Hotchpotch Films

Dir: John Michell
Prods: Cassandra Sigsgaard, Katie O'Mahoney

FALLING

2012

White Dolphin Films

Dir: Gabrielle Russell
Prod: Amy Thornton

VOLUME
25mins

2012

NFTS

Dir: Mahalia Belo
Prod: Casey Herbert

http://volumethefilm.com/

Winner: Best Short, BIFA awards 2012

In competition for Best International Short Film at Sundance FIlm Festival 2013

Special Mention from the Jury at the Rencontres Henri Langlois International Film Schools’ Festival

THEA
(3D)

2012

NFTS

Dir: Mahalia Belo
Prods: Casey Herbert, Len Rowles

A440

2011

NFTS

Dir: Rémy Bazerque
Prod: Rémy Bazerque

STRAY

2010

NFTS

Dir: Mahalia Belo
Prod: Len Rowles

THE PUGILIST

NFTS

Dir: Dave Simpson

THE CARETAKER

NFTS

Dir: Chloë Thomson

HEAD OVER HEELS
animation

NFTS

Dir: Tim Reckart

Nomination: Best Short Film (Animated), 85th Academy Awards

Winner: Special Jury Prize at Cinanima 2012

Winner: Vision Award for Best Short Film at the Oscar-qualifying Heartlands Film Festival 2012

Winner: Best Animated Short at the Oscar-qualifying Austin Film Festival 2012

In competition at KROK International Animation Festival, World Festival of Animated Film, Hamptons Film Festival, Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, St. Petersburg Student Film Festival, and Raindance Film Festival

Winner: Best Short Film at Dinard Festival du Film Brittanique 2012

Winner: Audience Prize at Oscar-qualifying Hiroshima International Animation Festival 2012

Winner at the Oscar-qualifying Anima Mundi International Animation Festival of Brazil 2012:
Winner: Grand Prize of the Festival (Best Film)
Winner: Best Short Film (Audience Award)
Winner: Best Student Film (Audience Award)

Winner: Cartoon Saloon award for Best First Animation at Galway Film Fleadh 2012

In competion at Cannes Film Festival 2012, Cinéfondation Selection

In competion at Edinburgh Film Festival 2012, nominated for Best British Short Film and Best Short Animation in the Maclaren Animation selection

Winner: Prix du Public and Best Student Film at the Brazil Stop Motion Festival
Winner: Best European Student Film at Animateka Animation Festival in Slovenia

GOING OUT
animation

NFTS

Dir: Alastair McColl

WE'VE GOT THE MUSIC

NFTS

Dir: Aniello DiSanti

MAKE ENDS MEET

NFTS

Dir: Ashley Pegg

HERE

NFTS

Dir: Ashley Pegg

Other

ProductionCompanyNotes

SCHATTEN

2016

Schaubühne Berlin

Dir: Katie Mitchell
(Experimental Theatre Project)

PARADISE LOST

2015

Barbican Art Gallery

Dir: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard

WHITE DEVIL

2014

Nathan Parker Ltd/ RSC

Dir: Nathan Parker

Commercials

ProductionCompanyNotes

SCA

2015

AMV BBDO

Dir: Lynsey Miller

COMIC RELIEF - ENOUGH FOOD FOR EVERYONE

2013

Tomboy Films

Dir. Tom Shankland
Prod. Ben Murray

THE CONVERSATION

2013

Fulwell73

Dir. Amanda de Cadenet
Prod. Dee Kopang O'Leary

SUB IDENTS

2013

DixonBaxi

Dir. Nick Meikle
Prod. Lotte Riddy

O2 "Six Degrees of Summer"
Film 6

2012

Tomboy Films

Dir: Tom Shankland
Prod: Ben Murray

O2 "Six Degrees of Summer"
Film 3

2012

Tomboy Films

Dir: Nick Jesper
Prod: Ben Murray

O2 "Six Degrees of Summer"
Film 2

2012

Tomboy FIlms

Dir: Iain Softley
Prod: Ben Murray

JANE EYRE LAID BARE

2012

White Dolphin Films

Dir: Andy Kelleher
Book trailer

PURE COLLAGEN GOLD

2012

Bright Cold Day Films

Dir: Mahalia Belo

MULBERRY
Viral Commercial

2012

Academy A+

Dir: Danny Sangra

OLYMPICS
Opening Ceremony Idents

2012

59 Productions

Dir: Aneil Karia

GOOGLE ART PROJECT "THROUGH THE RABBIT HOLE"
DSLR

2012

NOMINT.

Dir: Konstantinos Frangopoulos

VIRGIN ATLANTIC "WHAT FLYING SHOULD FEEL LIKE"
Super 16mm

2011

NFTS

Dir: Tim Reckart
Kodak Commercial competition

Promos

ProductionCompanyNotes

4AD session for Future Islands

2014

4AD Ltd

Dir: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard

Album trailer for Scott Walker

2014

4AD Ltd

Dir: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard

CAMERA OBSCURA - 4AD SESSION

2013

4AD

Dir. Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard
Prod. Jane Pollard

DAUGHTER - STILL

2013

Pulse Films

Dir: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard
Prod: Shimmy Ahmed

FOALS - LIVE AT THE ALBERT HALL

2013

Pulse Films

Dir. Dave Ma
Prod. Jim Parsons

GENTLEMAN OF THE ROAD - LIVE

2013

Pulse Films

Dir. Fred and Nick
Prod. John Bannister

IWAN RHEON - BANG! BANG!

2013

Feel Films

Dir. Mahalia Belo
Prod. Dixie Lender

T WILLIAMS - ON MY OWN

2013

Pulse Films

Dir. David M. Helman
Prod. Ore Okonedo