CHRIS SEAGER BSC [Cinematographer]
Award winning British ‘Cinematographer’ Chris Seager BSC began his journey in the movie industry with Film School and BBC Television Film Department.
During his formative years as a Cinematographer he shot many critically acclaimed documentaries and moved into TV Movies where he excelled in films like the British Academy [BAFTA] winner SKALLAGRIGG, and Prix Italia winner The VAMPYR OPERA. In 1994 having completed the shooting of director John Schlesinger’s much applauded movie COLD COMFORT FARM, he resigned from the BBC and
became a freelance Director of Photography.
He was subsequently invited by his peers to become a full member of the prestigious British Society of Cinematographers [BSC].
His Television Drama credits include many popular ‘period dramas’ such as
TNT/Paramount’s -The Alienist, HBO’s - Game of Thrones [Series 3],
Starz’s -The White Princess, NBC’s - Dracular, BBC’s - The Hour, The Way We Live Now,
Call the Midwife, Madame Bovary, The Younge Visiter, Hamlet, Archangel and the ABC’s musical Galavant.
His 'contemporary dramas' include the award winning State of Play, Sex Traffic,
The Girl in the Cafe directed by David Yates and Five Daughters.
His many international movie film credits have notably included Beautiful Thing, Fever Pitch, the successful box office ‘horror flic’ White Noise, the British kids action movie Alex Rider – Operation Stormbreaker, Paul Schrader’s political thriller The Walker, teen comedy Wild Child and romantic comedy New in Town. He teamed up with Michael Keaton who starred and directed the well received The Merry Gentleman.
Chris has recently collaborated with director Andy Goddard on three movies, Set Fire to the Stars, A Kind of Murder and Six Minutes to Midnight. He and Andy also worked on Amazon’s fantasy show Carnival Row.
Winner of two consecutive British Academy Awards [BAFTA] [Photography and Lighting] for
SEX TRAFFIC and THE GIRL IN THE CAFE with seven further British Academy Award [BAFTA] nominations for: SET FIRE TO THE STARS, THE HOUR, FIVE DAUGHTERS, HAMLET,
STATE OF PLAY, THE WAY WE LIVE NOW and LORNA DOONE.
A Royal Television Society [RTS] gong for STATE OF PLAY with two further nominations for SEX TRAFFIC and FRENCHMAN'S CREEK, plus a Gemini Award nomination for
SEX TRAFFIC and Online Film and Television Association [OFTA] nominations for
THE HOUR and GAME OF THRONES.