Owen McPolin is from Co. Kerry, Ireland and a member of the Irish Society of Cinematographers. He began his career shooting drama for BBC, ITV and Channel 4 and more recently known for his work on, "Foundation", "Shadow & Bone", "Penny Dreadful" and "Deadly Class". Recognised for his work with three IFTA Nominations, HUGO Award, Royal Television ... See full bio »

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in Cork, Ireland

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Known For

Foundation Cinematographer
(2021)
Shadow and Bone Cinematographer
(2021)
Vikings Cinematographer
(2016-2020)
Deadly Class Cinematographer
(2019)

Filmography

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 2021 Foundation (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- The Leap (2021) ... (director of photography)
- The First Crisis (2021) ... (director of photography)
- The Missing Piece (2021) ... (director of photography)
 2021 Shadow and Bone (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- No Mourners (2021)
- The Unsea (2021)
- Otkazat'sya (2021)
 2016-2020 Vikings (TV Series) (director of photography - 13 episodes)
- Death and the Serpent (2020) ... (director of photography)
- The Key (2020) ... (director of photography)
- All the Prisoners (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Ragnarok (2019) ... (director of photography)
- What Happens in the Cave (2019) ... (director of photography)
 2017-2019 Into the Badlands (TV Series) (director of photography - 10 episodes)
- Chapter XXX: Curse of the Red Rain (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Chapter XXIX: Black Lotus, White Rose (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Chapter XVI: Wolf's Breath, Dragon Fire (2017) ... (director of photography)
- Chapter XV: Nightingale Sings No More (2017) ... (director of photography)
- Chapter XII: Leopard Stalks in Snow (2017) ... (director of photography)
 2019 Deadly Class (TV Series) (director of photography - 9 episodes)
- Sink with California (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Kids of the Black Hole (2019) ... (director of photography)
- The Clampdown (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Rise Above (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Stigmata Martyr (2019) ... (director of photography)
 2016 Dawn (TV Movie) (director of photography)
  Ripper Street (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2016) (director of photography - 2 episodes, 2013)
- Our Betrayal: Part 2 (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Our Betrayal: Part 1 (2013) ... (director of photography)
 2016 Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- The Gathering (2016) ... (director of photography)
- The Return (2016) ... (director of photography)
 2014-2015 Da Vinci's Demons (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Angelus Iratissimus (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Ira Deorum (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Abbadon (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Semper Infidelis (2015) ... (director of photography)
- The Voyage of the Damned (2014) ... (director of photography)
 2014-2015 Penny Dreadful (TV Series) (director of photography - 7 episodes)
- Glorious Horrors (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Verbis Diablo (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Fresh Hell (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Grand Guignol (2014) ... (director of photography)
- Possession (2014) ... (director of photography)
 2014/II Song (Short) (director of photography)
 2012-2013 Whitechapel (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Episode #4.6 (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #4.5 (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #4.2 (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #4.1 (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #3.6 (2012) ... (director of photography)
 2013 Breakfast Wine (Short) (director of photography)
 2013/I The Note (Short) (director of photography)
 2013 Wodehouse In Exile (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2013 Mr Selfridge (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.9 (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... (director of photography)
 2012 Secret State (TV Mini Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (director of photography)
 2012 Me and Mrs Jones (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (director of photography)
 2011 Eliot & Me
 2011 Young James Herriot (TV Mini Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (director of photography)
 2010-2011 Doctor Who (TV Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- The God Complex (2011) ... (director of photography)
- The Girl Who Waited (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Night Terrors (2011) ... (director of photography)
- The Doctor's Wife (2011) ... (director of photography)
- The Eleventh Hour (2010) ... (director of photography)
 2011 The Runaway (TV Mini Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (director of photography)
 2010 When Harvey Met Bob (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2010 The Silence (TV Mini Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (director of photography)
 2009 Pure Mule: The Last Weekend (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Part 1 (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2009 The Take (TV Mini Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2009 The Diplomat (TV Movie) (director of photography: London and Tajikistan)
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2008 Eden (director of photography)
 2008 BitterSweet (TV Series)
 2007 The Catalpa Rescue (director of photography)
 2007 Clean the House (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2007 Forgotten (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2007 Heaven (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2007 Maid of Farce (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2007 Rough Diamond (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2006 Showbands II (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2006 Hide & Seek (TV Series) (director of photography)
 2006 All About Anna (TV Special documentary)
 2005 Pure Mule (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Jennifer (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Deirdre (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Therese (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Scobie (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Kevin (2005) ... (director of photography)
 2005 Des Bishop Live at Vicar Street (TV Special)
 2005 Showbands (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2003 Spin the Bottle (director of photography)
 2003 Headrush (director of photography)
 2001 Mapmaker (director of photography)
 2001 H3
 2000/II Flick (lighting cameraman)
 1997 Inside Out: Portraits of Children (Documentary)
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