Edward Ames Director of Photography

Edward Ames

Director of Photography

Edward began his 25 year career in the film and television industry as a Documentary Camera Assistant working predominantly on film, then progressed through the ranks as Clapper Loader, Focus Puller, Camera Operator to DOP.

He has spent the past 15 years honing his craft as a DOP almost exclusively in films and television drama.
He is well known for his ability to work fast, think on his feet, be a calming influence to all around him, at the same time as being able to produce beautiful pictures.

His experience in continuing drama series serves him well, as he is easily able to adapt and change things around when circumstances dictate. Take him to a location he’s never seen before, and with the camera and lighting resources available, he will produce stunning photography on schedule and within budget!

His first feature film, CITY SLACKER starring Tom Conti, won Best Film at the Crystal Palace Film Festival in 2013.

He has recently completed principal photography on his latest feature, the period post war thriller, THE LAST WITNESS, starring Alex Pettyfer, Talulah Riley and Michael Gambon. The film is currently in post production and will be released in 2017.