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About Them - Director of Photography

Dirk Nel

Dirk is a highly experienced award-winning Director of Photography, working both in the UK and internationally across feature films, drama and documentaries. In short, if it’s to do with moving images, Dirk is the man to speak to.

His credits include:


  • A PLEA FOR GRIMSBY, directed by Preston Thompson
  • SWINGING WITH THE FINKELS, directed by Jonathan Newman
  • BEING CONSIDERED, directed by Jonathan Newman

Television drama:

  • BLACK EARTH RISING, directed by Hugo Blick
  • INNOCENT, directed by Richard Clark
  • MAIGRET SETS A TRAP, directed by Ashley Pearce

Television documentary:

  • WEB OF LIES, directed by Stan Griffin, Chris Holt
  • AMERICA: THE STORY OF US, directed by Jenny Ash, Marion Milne
  • DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD, directed by Claire Potter, Dan Clifton