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Neve Cunningham

Since graduating from the National Film and Television School, Neve Cunningham has been working in the film and television industry as a director of photography (DOP) for over 25 years. During that time, he has worked on a wide range of productions including films, TV dramas, documentary features, commercials, and factual TV.

As a drama DOP he has lit high profile feature-length projects such as 'Hornblower' and 'The Investigator', as well as numerous prime time TV drama series for all the major broadcasters including 'The Vice', 'Strictly Confidential', 'M.I.T' and 'Beech is Back'.

As well as a long and successful career in mainstream drama, Neve has also gained a reputation as an exceptional documentary cameraman. In 2003, he was selected by James Cameron to film his feature-length discovery production ‘Expedition Bismarck’, for which he was nominated for a Cinematography Emmy.

He also worked on various cinema documentaries including Kevin MacDonald’s Oscar-winning ‘One Day in September’ (2001). More recently he has lit and shot a variety of specials for National Geographic and the Discovery Channel, work which has taken him all over the world.

Neve Cunningham NFTS Diploma

Senior lecturer in cinematography

Department of Production


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