Fraser Stephen is a Director of Photography from the North East of Scotland, where he began his career as a multi-disciplinarian, working across photography, graphic design and filmmaking before pursuing a career in cinematography.

Having started to learn the craft of cinematography as an assistant in the camera, lighting and grip departments on high tv drama, music video and short film sets, he then earned a Masters with distinction in cinematography from Screen Academy Scotland (Napier University/Edinburgh University).

Now based in London, Fraser has retained his multi-disciplinary spirit, bringing his passion for visual storytelling and tireless work ethic to projects spanning genres including narrative, branded content, documentary, fashion and music video.

For enquiries email: fraserstephendop@gmail.com


EVENT HORIZON (Directed by Joséfa Celestin) / Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival / USA / Best Cinematography
EVENT HORIZON (Directed by Joséfa Celestin) / Cryptshow Fest / Barcelona, Spain / Best Photography
EVENT HORIZON (Directed by Joséfa Celestin) / Festival Internacional de Cine de Terror y Fantástico de Córdoba / Best Photography
LUCID (Directed by Lucy Joan Barnes) BAFTA New Talent Scotland Awards / Nominated in Drama category


PITY PARTY (Directed by Paul Black) / BBC Scotland and iPlayer
MEAT FREE (Directed by Ben Ogunbiyi) / Discover.film
SAFE (Directed by Aleah Scott) / NOWNESS
SAFE (Directed by Aleah Scott) / Girls In Film
SHADES (Directed by Marian Edusei) / Channel 4 Random Acts
SHADES (Directed by Marian Edusei) / Showcased in Odeon cinemas nationwide ahead of the 30 year anniversary screening of Spike Lee's Jungle Fever
READY, SET, GONE (Directed by Mia Gutierrez Maxwell) / NOWNESS
RISING (Directed by Antonia Luxem) / The Guardian
WHERE DO PHOBIAS COME FROM? / (Directed by Joséfa Celestin) / BBC Ideas

WALNUT MEN (Directed by Tom Shennan) / London Short Film Festival
SHADES (Directed by Marian Edusei) / Aesthetica Short Film Festival
ON SILENT (Directed by Gabriele Paoli) / Rome Independent Film Festival
BETWEEN COUCHES (Directed by Adam Harper) / Best International Film at Die Laughing Film Festival Hollywood
FAREWELLS (Directed by Janine Koppe) / Sunday Shorts / Best Comedy 2019 & Jury Award Winner
VINCENT (Directed by Mia Gutierrez Maxwell) / Athens International Film and Video Festival
VINCENT (Directed by Mia Gutierrez Maxwell) / Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema
EVENT HORIZON (Directed by Joséfa Celestin) / XpoNorth Inverness Scotland
EVENT HORIZON (Directed by Joséfa Celestin) / Oberhausen International Film Festival / Germany
EVENT HORIZON (Directed by Joséfa Celestin) / Fantasia Film Festival / Canada