Last year Rob Hardy shot Alex Garland’s feature Ex-Machina which was produced by DNA Films and Scott Free, and Amy Berg’s Every Secret Thing in New York. His other recent credits include Ralph Fiennes’ second feature The Invisible Woman starring Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas and Ralph Feinnes as Charles Dickens; Broken directed by multi-award winning theatre director Rufus Norris and starring Cillian Murphy & Tim Roth, which opened Cannes 2012 Critics Choice and scooped Best Film at 2012 British Independent Film Awards; and Shadow Dancer directed by Oscar winner James Marsh and starring Clive Owen and Andrea Riseborough.
Rob won a BAFTA award for Best Cinematography in 2008 for Channel 4/Weinstein Co.’s Boy A directed by John Crowley and starring Andrew Garfield & Peter Mullan. He collaborated with Crowley again on Is Anybody There? starring Michael Caine.
Other credits include Josh Marston’s second feature The Forgiveness of Blood, which won a Silver Bear at Berlin Film Festival; Justin Chadwick’s The First Grader based on an inspiring true story; the award-winning Red Riding: 1974 directed by Julian Jarrold; Lionsgate’s action movie Blitz; and Dom Rotheroe’s chilling Exhibit A.
Rob’s most television credits have seen him re-team with director Justin Chadwick on the BBC film Stolen for which he won a BSC Award for Best Cinematography, 2011; and Whistle and I’ll Come To You starring John Hurt.
Rob is also a prolific lenser of commercials and music videos for which he has won industry awards. Rob studied at Sheffield film school, renowned for its art and music scene. His short films as director have won various awards including Best Short at London’s Raindance Film Festival.