Magazine article Screen International

Si Bell, UK Stars of Tomorrow 2014

Magazine article Screen International

Si Bell, UK Stars of Tomorrow 2014

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CINEMATOGRAPHER: It is unusual for a DoP to work his way up the camera department on set; there are a lot of steps to climb.

Si Bell solved the issue by packing his downtime with shorts for young directors and valuable practical experience on bigger sets, mostly second unit.

But with two features as head of department due out in 2014, 30-year-old Durham-born Bell has established himself as a name to watch in the UK film industry.

The two features are Orthodox, directed by David Leon and starring Stephen Graham; and Electricity, directed by Bryn Higgins and starring Agyness Deyn (due out in September 23 through Soda Pictures).

Bell went to film school at Northumbria University and quickly realised the camera was calling.

He took a job as a trainee and credits his professional development to mentors Sam McCurdy (The Descent) and Lol Crawley (Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom). …

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