Alwin Kuchler BSC

Director of Photography

Film
Production Company Notes
R.I.P.D
(2011)
Dark Horse Entertainment/ Universal Pictures Dir: Robert Schwentke
Prod: Peter M. Lenkov, Ori Marmur, Jonathon Komack Martin, Keith Goldberg, Neal H. Moritz & Mike Richardson
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds
HANNA
(2011)
Phenomenon Pictures Ltd Dir: Joe Wright
Prod: Marty Adelstein, Leslie Holleran & Scott Nemes
Cast: Eric Bana, Saoirse Ronan
MORNING GLORY
(2010)
Bad Robot / Paramount Pictures Dir: Roger Michell
Prod: JJ Abrams, Bryan Burk, Sheryl Clark & Guy Riedel
Cast: Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford
SOLITARY MAN
(2009)
Millenium Films Dir: Brian Koppelman & David Levien
Prod: Paul Schiff & Steven Soderburgh
Cast: Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon
SUNSHINE
(2005)
DNA Films Dir: Danny Boyle & David Levien
Prod: Andrew McDonald & Bernard Bellew
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Chris Evans
PROOF
(2004)
Ruby / Miramax Dir: John Madden
Prod: Alison Owen
Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins
CODE 46
(2003)
Code 46 Films Ltd
(Shared DoP credit)
Dir: Michael Winterbottom
Prod: Andrew Eaton
Cast: Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton

* Nominee: European Film Academy Awards 2004
THE MOTHER
(2002)
BBC Films / Free Range Films Dir: Roger Mitchell
Prod: Kevin Loader
Cast: Daniel Craig, Anne Reid
HEARTLANDS
(2001)
Revolution Films / Miramax Dir: Damien O'Donnell
Prod: Gina Carter & Richard Jobson
Cast: MIchael Sheen, Celia Imrie
MORVERN CALLAR
(2001)
Company Pictures / FilmFour Dir: Lynne Ramsay
Prod: Robyn Slovo, George Faber & Charlie Pattinson
Cast: Samantha Morton, Kathleen McDermott

* Winner: Best Technical Achievement, BIFA Awards 2002
* Winner: Kodak Prize for Cinematography, Dinard Film Festival
* Nominee: Best European Cinematographer, European Film Awards 2002
* Winner: Best Cinematographer, International Film Awards Stockholm 2002
LUCKY BREAK
(2000)
Fragile Films / FilmFour / Miramax / Paramount Dir: Peter Cattaneo
Prod: Barnaby Thompson
Cast: James Nesbitt, Olivia Williams
THE CLAIM
(2000)
Revolution Films / Pathe / UA / BBC / Alliance Atlantis Dir: Michael Winterbottom
Prod: Andrew Eaton
Cast: Peter Mullan, Sarah Polley

* Best Director of Photography Valladolid
* International Film Festival Spain
RATCATCHER
(1998)
Holy Cow Films / BBC Scotland / Pathe Dir: Lynne Ramsay
Prod: Gavin Emerson
Cast: William Eadie, Leanne Mullen
WELCOME II THE TERRORDOME
(1994)
Non Aligned / Channel 4 Metrotartan Dir: Ngozi Onwurah
Prod: Simon Onwurah
Cast: Valentine Nonyela, Suzette Llewellyn
Television
Production Company Notes
THE DEAL
FILM FOR TV
(2003)
Granada / Channel 4 Dir: Stephen Frears
Prod: Christine Langan
Cast: Michael Sheen, David Morrissey
IN A LAND OF PLENTY
10X 60MIN DRAMA
(1999)
Talkback Productions / BBC Dir: David Moore & Hetty Macdonald
Prod: Claire Hirsch & Michael Riley
Cast: Robert Pugh, Helen McCrory
Documentaries
Production Company Notes
MARLEY
(2011)
Cowboy Films Dir: Kevin McDonald
Prod: Charles Steel, Steve Bing, Chris Blackwell, Ziggy Marley & Zach Schwartz
ONE DAY IN SEPTEMBER
1X 90MIN
(1999)
Passion Pictures / BBC1
(Shared DoP credit)
Dir: Kevin MacDonald
Prod: John Battsek & Arthur Cohn

* Academy Award 2000 - Best Documentary
LOOKING FOR LOVE
30 MIN
(1995)
Killroy / BBC Dir: Lucy Pilkington
BENIN-TALES
30MIN DOCUMENTARY DRAMA
(1995)
Non-Aligned / Aim Image / BBC2 Dir: Ngozi Onwurah
BEYOND THE VEIL
30 MIN
(1994)
Channel 4 / Phayrana Productions Dir: Ngozi Onwurah
Prod: Sherryl Farthing
MONDAY'S GIRLS
50 MIN
(1992)
BBC Under the Sun / Lloyd Gardner Productions Dir: Ngozi Onwurah
WHO STOLE THE SOUL
30MIN DOCUMENTARY DRAMA
(1991)
BBC / Non Aligned Dir: Ngozi Onwurah
Prod: Simon Onwurah
Short Films
Production Company Notes
HUNGRY
30MIN
(1998)
Just Television Dir: Richard Clarke
Prod: Caroline Hooper
THE GAS MAN
20 MINS
(1997)
Holy Cow Films / BBC Scotland Dir: Lynne Ramsey
Prod: Gavin Emerson

* Nominee: Best Cinematography, 'Les Lutins du Court', Mètrage 1998
KILL THE DAY
30 MINS
(1996)
Wilbur Films / BFI Dir: Lynne Ramsey
Prod: Gavin Emerson
I BRING YOU FRANKINCENSE
(CRUCIAL TALES)

30 MINS
(1996)
Crucial Films / BBC Dir: Ngozi Onwurah
Prod: Simon Onwurah
FLIGHT OF THE SWAN
11MIN DRAMA
(1992)
Channel 4 / British Screen Dir: Ngozi Onwurah
Prod: Simon Onwurah

FINGER

11 MINS
(1988)

Claussen Prod / HFF Dir & prod: Jacob Claussen
Commercials
Production   Company Notes

GUINNESS

(2012)

  Gorgeous Peter Thwaites
HONDA
(2012)
  Imperial Woodpecker Stacy Wall

TARGET
"FALLING" AND "STOREFRONT"
(2012)

 
The Directors Bureau

Patrick Daughters

ADIDAS RG3
“Weighs on You"
(2012)

  The Directors Bureau  Sam Brown 

TRUE BLOOD/HBO
"Rain" Promo
(2012)

  MJZ Nicolai Fuglsig 
XBOX HALO
"The Commissioning" 
(2012)
  MJZ  Nicolai Fuglsig 
SUBARU
(2012)
  Gorgeous/Anonymous Dir: Vince Squibb 
TARGET 
“NIGHTLIFE” & “WORKOUT"
(2012)
  MJZ  Dir:Blue Source 

BMW "Refuel"

(2012)

  Anonymus Dir:Jo Kosinksi
LOGITECH
KEVIN BACON
(2011)
  Smuggler Dir: Ringan Ledwidge
CHRYSLER SPORTS
DR DRE & VARVATOS
US
(2011)
  Anonymous Dir: Mark Romanek
AUDI
US SUPERBOWL COMMERCIAL
(2011)
    Dir: Danny Kleinman
CHIVAS REGAL
(2010)
  Sonny Dir: Jeff Labbe
HSBC
(2010)
  MJZ Dir: Nicolai Fuglsig
AUDI
(2010)
  MJZ Dir:Nicolai Fuglsig
SONY
(2010)
  MJZ Dir: Juan Cabral
BARCLAYCARD 'ROLLERCOASTER'
(2010)
  MJZ Dir: Nicolai Fuglsig
STELLA
(2010)
  Sonny Dir: Fredrik Bond
COCA COLA
(2009)
  Blink Dir: Dougal Wilson
ADIDAS - "SPARKS"
(2009)
  MJZ Dir: Rupert Sanders
RENAULT
(2008)
  Nika Productions Ltd Dir: Nick Gordon
ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA
(2008)
  Blink Productions Dir: Dougal Wilson
COCA COLA
(2008)
  MJZ Dir: Tom Kuntz
HSBC
(2008)
  Gorgeous Enterprises Dir: Vince Squibb
HOVIS - "GO ON LAD"
(2008)
  Rattling Stick Dir: Ringan Ledwidge

* BTAA Thinkbox Award for Best Television Commercial of the Year 2009
* Cannes Lions Bronze Award 2009
JOHNNIE WALKER - "CROSSROADS"
(2008)
  Academy Films Dir: Walter Stern
GUINNESS - "LIGHT SHOW"
(2008)
  Gorgeous Enterprises Ltd Dir: Peter Thwaites
LEVI'S - "FIRST TIME", "UNBREAKABLE", "SECRETS & LIES" & "GUITAR"
(2008)
  Sonny Dir: Fredrik Bond / Jess Labbe / Emil Moller
BBC HD
(2008)
  Red Bee Media Dir: Jeff Labbe
WAITROSE - "PICNIC"
(2008)
  Thomas Thomas Films Dir: Jim Gilchrist
CARLING - "RESCUE"
(2008)
  Sonny Dir: Fredrik Bond

* Creative Circle Silver 2009 award - Best Cinematography
THORNTONS
(2007)
  2AM Dir: Harmony Korine
METEOR
(2007)
  Russell Curran Dir: Damian O'Donnell
ORANGE - "ORIGAMI"
(2007)
  Sonny Dir: Frederik Bond
STELLA ARTOIS - "PASS IT ON"
(2007)
  Academy Dir: Nick Gordon
HSBC
(2007)
  Epoch London Dir: Stacey Wall
JC PENNY - "ZOMBIE" & "HEART"
(2007)
  Blink Productions Dir: Dougal Wilson
BUDWEISER
(2007)
  MJZ Dir: Nicolai Fuglsig
HEINEKEN - "LOBSTER"
(2007)
  Rattling Stick Dir: Daniel Kleinman
RENAULT
(2007)
  Rattling Stick Dir: Andy McLeoud
AXE - "HORSES"
(2007)
  @radical.media Dir: The Glue Society
ORANGE - "ILLUMINATIONS"
(2007)
  MJZ Dir: Nicolai Fuglsig
WALKERS - "THE MILLER"
(2007)
  Academy Dir: Peter Cattaneo
SMIRNOFF - "SEA"
(2007)
  Rattling Stick Dir: Danny Kleinman
REEBOK - "RUN EASY"
(2007)
  Gorgeous Enterprises Dir: Frank Budgen
CAPITAL ONE
(2006)
  Therapy Films Dir: Guy Manwaring
SKODA - "GIGGLE" & "NEW GUY"
(2006)
  Rattling Stick Dir: Andy Macleod
T MOBILE
(2006)
  Academy Dir: Nick Gordon
LEVI'S - "DANGEROUS LIASONS"
(2006)
  Rattling Stick Dir: Ringan Ledwidge
GARMIN
(2006)
  Gorgeous Enterprises Dir: Tom Carty
AMRO BANK - "SUNSET"
(2006)
  MJZ Dir: Steve Diller
WARBURTONS
(2006)
  Academy Dir: Peter Cattaneo
NIKE
(2006)
  Academy Dir: Nick Gordon
AXE
(2006)
  MJZ Dir: Nicolai Fugslig
REXONA
(2006)
  Rattling Stick Dir: Danny Kleinman
ORANGE
(2006)
  Blink Productions Dir: Dougal Wilson
T-MOBILE
(2006)
  Academy Productions Dir: Nick Gordon
LANDROVER - "GO BEYOND"
(2006)
  MJZ Dir: Nicolai Fuglsig
BA
(2006)
  Kleinman Productions Dir: Danny Kleinman
MORE THAN INSURANCE
(2006)
  Epoch Films Dir: Stacy Wall
VODAFONE - "WORK & PLAY"
(2006)
  Blink Productions Dir: Dougal Wilson
VW
(2006)
  Blink Productions Dir: Blue Source
CELEBRATIONS - "EVERYBODY"
(2005)
  Academy Productions Dir: Peter Cattaneo
VW FOX
(2005)
  MJZ Ltd Dir: Leonard Dorfman
WRIGLEYS - "TOOTH FAIRY"
(2005)
  Small Family Business Dir: Jim Gilchrist
LIPTON
(2005)
  Therapy Films / Premiere Heure Dir: Guy Manwaring
MERCEDES A CLASS - "OFFICE"
(2004)
  Gorgeous Enterprises Dir: Frank Budgen

* 2005 Finalist BTAA Craft Awards
* 2006 Clio Award Gold for Cinematography
IPOD
(2004)
  Independent Films Dir: Mark Romanek
VOLVIC - "THE WHEEL?"
(2004)
  Academy Productions Dir: Chris Dada
SUV
(2004)
  Kleinman Productions Dir: Daniel Kleinman
COI
(2004)
  Paul Weiland Film Company Dir: Paul Gay
BACI CHOCOLATE
(2004)
  Gorgeous Enterprises Dir: Vince Squibb
VODAFONE - "HOLE", "NEWSFLASH" & "BE THERE"
(2004)
  MJZ Ltd Dir: Nicolai Fuglsig
ABBEY NATIONAL - "ME & MY MONEY"
(2004)
  Partizan Midi Minuit Dir: Erik Lyn
SHREDDIES - "MRS DUFFY'S CLASS", "WHAT'S MUM UP TO?", "INTRO" & "MATHS TEST"
(2004)
  Paul Weiland Film Company Dir: Richard Clark
AUDI - "SPORTBACK"
(2004)
  Stink Dir: James Brown
LEVIS 501 JEANS - "BIKE", "DINER" & "ALTERATIONS"
(2004)
  Academy Productions Dir: Nick Gordan
BT CUSTOMER CARE - "SOUNDS"
(2004)
  Academy Productions Dir: Nick Gordan
CARREFOUR
(2004)
  MJZ Ltd Dir: Nicolai Fuglsig
VW - "A LIFE IN A DAY"
(2004)
  Gorgeous Enterprises Dir: Chris Palmer

* Winner: Best Cinematographer, BTAA Craft Awards 2004
MCCAINS - "NAUGHTY GIRL"
(2003)
  Paul Weiland Film Company Dir: Paul Gay
COI
(2003)
  Academy Productions Dir: Chris Dada
HONDA - "SENSE"
(2003)
  Gorgeous Enterprises Dir: Peter Thwaites

* Finalist BTAA Craft Awards 2003
* Pencil for Cinamatography
* D&AD Awards 2004
* Film Bronze Lion Cannes International Advertising Awards 2004
NOKIA
(2003)
  Blink Productions Dir: Blue Source
KIT KAT
(2003)
  Academy Productions Dir: Peter Cattaneo
GOLD BLEND
(2002)
  Outlaw Films Dir: James Wood
H3G
(2002)
  New Partners, Milan Dir: Joel Pront
AQUALUNG
(2002)
  Harry Nash Dir: Mark Alcock
NOKIA
(2002)
  Thomas Thomas Films Dir: Ashley King
IMPULSE
(2002)
  Academy Dir: Nick Gordon
CAR PHONE WAREHOUSE
(2002)
  HLA Dir: Mark Charach
SONY PLAYSTATION
(2002)
  Paul Weiland Dir: Jeff Thomas
PRUDENTIAL
(2002)
  Rose Hackney Barber Dir: Ben & Joe Dempsey
CHANNEL 5 IDENTS
(2002)
  Hungry Man Dir: Spin
SAS
(2002)
  Academy Dir: Nick Gordon
BBCI SEARCH
(2002)
  BBC Dir: Kieran McGuigan
RIBENA
(2002)
  Upstart Dir: Matt Losasso
GOLDEN WONDER
(2002)
  Quiet Storm Dir: Trevor Robinson
BLUEWIN
(2002)
  Krygier Hirschkorn Dir: Thomas Krygier
SONY PLAYSTATION
(2002)
  Thomas Thomas Dir: Ashley King
STELLA ARTOIS - IDENTS
(2002)
  Outlaw Dir: Tom Pollack
BMW
(2001)
  @radical.media NY Dir: Gregor Nicholas
HEALTH EDUCATION BOARD OF SCOTLAND
(2001)
  Godmans Dir: Barney Cokeliss
SAINSBURY'S
(2001)
  HLA Dir: Mark Charach
FORD MONDEO
(2001)
  Gorgeous Dir: Peter Thwaites
HULA HOOPS
(2001)
  HLA Dir: John Hardwick
REEBOK
(2001)
  Gorgeous Dir: Frank Budgen

* Nominee: Best Cinamatography, BTAA Craft Awards 2002
ARTISTS IN EXILE
(2001)
  Harry Nash Dir: Caswell Coggins
SHAPE
(1998)
  Rogue Films Dir: Glen Luchford
WUSTENROT
(1998)
  As If Film Matters Dir: Bernd Mueller
ISO STAR
(1998)
  Warped Pictures, LA Dir: Suse Ehlenbrock
EUROSTAR
(1998)
  UFO Films Dir: Sara Sugarman
BANK OF SCOTLAND
(1998)
  Rogue Films Dir: Devon Dixon
SENNHEISER HEADPHONES
(1997)
  As If Film Matters Dir: Bernd Mueller
KOSTA BODA
(1997)
  Native Dir: Giles Lovell-Wilson
BELMONDO X 2
(1997)
  Native Dir: David Lodge
WDR RADIO X 3
(1997)
  Wowhaus Dir: Bernd Mueller
QUELLE X 2
(1997)
  Native Dir: David Lodge
FORBIDDEN LOVE
(1996)
  Wowhaus Dir: Bernd Mueller
MERCEDES-ACTROSS
(1996)
  Emotions Dir: Bernd Mueller
SWISS POST OFFICE
(1996)
  Passion Pictures Dir: Pete Bishop
SAS
(1995)
  Future Reality Dir: Eugene McGing
VERBOTENE LIEBE
(1995)
  Wow-haus Dir: Bernd Mueller
MARIENHOF
(1995)
  Wow-haus Dir: Bernd Mueller
CONTAX CAMERAS
(1995)
  Future Reality Dir: Eugene McGing
 
 

 

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