Barry Ackroyd was born on May 12, 1954 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on The Hurt Locker (2008), Captain Phillips (2013) and The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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The Hurt Locker Cinematographer
Captain Phillips Cinematographer
United 93 Cinematographer


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 2018 Outlaw King
 2017 Detroit (director of photography)
 2016 Jason Bourne (director of photography)
 2016 The Last Face
 2015 The Big Short (director of photography)
 2015 Dark Places (director of photography)
 2014 Jockey (Commercial) (Short)
 2013 The Missionary (TV Movie)
 2013 Captain Phillips (director of photography)
 2013 Parkland (director of photography)
 2013 Dr. Easy (Short) (director of photography)
 2012 The Newsroom (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- We Just Decided To (2012) ... (director of photography)
 2012 Contraband (director of photography)
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
 2011 Coriolanus (director of photography)
 2010 The Special Relationship (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2010 Green Zone (director of photography)
 2008 The Hurt Locker (director of photography)
 2007 Battle in Seattle (director of photography)
 2006 United 93
 2006 His Big White Self (TV Movie documentary) (1991 'The Leader' Crew)
 2005 Gideon's Daughter (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2005 Friends & Crocodiles (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2005 Love + Hate
 2004 Ae Fond Kiss... (photography)
 2003 Os Imortais
 2003 Eroica (TV Movie)
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 The Lost Prince (TV Movie)
 2002 Out of Control (TV Movie)
 2002/I Sweet Sixteen
 2002 Sunday (TV Movie)
 2001/I Dust
 1999 Boogie Nights in Suburbia (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 The Lost Son
 1998 Amazing Grace (Short)
 1997 Bumping the Odds (TV Movie)
 1996 Hillsborough (TV Movie)
 1995-1996 Screen Two (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Life After Life (1995)
 1996 Carla's Song
 1995 Anne Frank Remembered (Documentary)
 1995 Land and Freedom (director of photography)
 1994 Fever (Short)
 1993 Nova (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1993 Screenplay (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1993 Spender (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Retreat (1993)
 1992 Too White for Me (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Riff-Raff
 1990 Hunters and Bombers (Documentary)
 1990 Inside the Khmer Rouge (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Angkor Wat Under Siege (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Lake Baikal: The Sacred Sea (Documentary short)
 1989 Byline (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1989 The View from the Woodpile (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Time to Go (Documentary short)
 1988 Forty Minutes (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1987 Big George Is Dead (TV Movie)
 1987 Dispatches (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1986 Inside the Labyrinth (TV Movie documentary)
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Counts cinematographer Chris Menges and director Ken Loach as his chief mentors.

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