Vigil

Working lives: Director of photography

Vigil (Credit: BBC)

Showing admirable versatility, he is also responsible for the visual look of the same channel’s hit submarine thriller Vigil

What does the job involve?

Working closely with the director, production designer and all the creative team to create the visual world and help “frame” the point of view of the story to engage the audience. Sometimes that can be a dynamic world such as Vigil; at other times it can be utilising a more sensitive visual aesthetic to create an emotional engagement, as with Three Girls

BBC One has released a first look image for thriller Vigil

Suranne Jones (Credit: BBC)

Created and written by Tom Edge, the six-part thriller follows the mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on board a Trident nuclear submarine.

The resulting chaos leads to a tense conflict between the police, Navy and British security, as they each try to deal with the situation in their own way.