Mike Robinson
Director of Photography

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mike@manfridayfilms.com
I studied film on the Fine Art course at St Martin’s in the early 1980’s and learned about the power of the moving image. Around the corner in Soho - then the epicentre of film production - the buzz of the editing rooms, camera rental companies and film labs was intoxicating and I knew I wanted to be part of that world.

As a camera assistant I gained experience working on music videos, feature films and documentaries throughout the world learning the importance of collaboration alongside leading film makers - Sally Potter, Ken Loach, Dick Pope and Alexei Rodionov among them.

I got my break as a cameraman on the BBC series Great Railway Journeys in the mid 90’s and I have been shooting documentaries and docu-dramas for British and American television ever since.

I like the unpredictable nature of observational filming, it’s closeness to real life. I strive for realism whether documentary or dramatised, listening and responding to the story unfolding in front of me.


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