With dir John Furse [right]

"Blind Flight" [2003] - photo by Paul Chedlow

               

 IAN WILSON   [BSC]

Born: 23 April 1939, London, UK.

Education: Nottingham School of Art [Graphic Design/Photography]; London International Film School, UK.

Career: Worked for the United Nations in Greece before entering the film industry.

Ph & dir commercials.

Member [now honorary member] of the BSC.

Awards: BAFTA TV Award nom 'Best Film Cameraman' [1982] for 'The Flame Trees of Thika'; Guldbagge Award nom [1999] for 'Hela härligheten/Love Fools'; 'Emmy' Award nom [2000] for 'A Christmas Carol'.



 FILMS

1961

Displaced Persons [Antony Thomas] ?; doc/?m

1962

Gala Day [John Irvin] 16mm/b&w; doc/24m; cph: John Mantell, Alan More & Maurice Hatton

1963

Tree's Company [R.E. Scott] 16mm/b&w; comm doc/23m

1966

Filon [Graham Parker] c; comm doc/7m

1966

The Private Right [Michael Papas] b&w

1967

Tell Me Lies [Peter Brook] b&w-c

1967

Swordcraft [James W. Roberts] 16mm/c; comm doc/23m; for Wilkinson Sword

1967

Girl Smugglers [Bob Kellett & Barry Mahon] b&w; 63m

1967

Mafia No! [John Irvin] 16mm/b&w-c; doc/29m

1968

The Tempest [Ian Wilson] 16mm/c; doc/28m; cph: David Findlay

1968

The Committee [Peter Sykes] b&w; short/58m

1968

Dialogue [Christopher Mason] c; comm doc/28m; cph: Louis Wolfers; for British American Tobacco Co.

1969

Six Lessons on the Violin by Yehudi Menuhin [Christopher Mason] 6-part comm educational doc series/16mm

1969

Enigma Variations [James Archibald] c; ballet film/34m

1969

And Soon the Darkness [Robert Fuest] c

1970

The Breaking of Bumbo [Andrew Sinclair] c

1970

Sweet Thames [James Archibald] c; comm doc/19m; for Argo Record Company

1970

Bartleby [Anthony Friedmann] c

1970

Images [Hugh Raggett] c; comm doc/21m; for Kodak

1970

Magic Ride [Don Higgins] c; comm doc/25m; for Cunard

1970

Heuga [Hugh Raggett] c; comm doc/19m

1970

Up Pompeii [Bob Kellett] c

1970

Fright/Night Legs/I'm Alone and I'm Scared [Peter Collinson] c

1971

Girl Stroke Boy [Bob Kellett] c

1971

Up the Chastity Belt/Naughty Knights/The Chastity Belt [Bob Kellett] c

1972

The House in Nightmare Park/Night of the Laughing Dead/Crazy House [Peter Sykes] c

1972

Kronos/Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter/Vampire Castle [Brian Clemens] c

1973

Gawain and the Green Knight [Stephen Weeks] p/c; 2uc: Peter Hurst

1973

Children of Rage [Arthur Allan Seidelman] tao35/c

1973

The Cobblers of Umbridge [Ned Sherrin] c; short/28m

1974

Three for All [Martin Campbell] c

1974

The Steam Pig [?] prod abandoned

1975

Janus [Anthony Wilkinson] c; comm doc/37m; for Rank Xerox

1975

The Butterfly Ball [Tony Klinger] c; perf film/87m

1976

Land of the Falcon [Charles Mapleston] c; comm doc/23m; for British Tourist Authority

1976

Queen Kong [Frank Agrama] c

1978

The Quatermass Conclusion [Piers Haggard] c; comp (102m) of ep tv-miniseries 'Quatermass'; released theatrically outside the UK; see Television (1978)

1978

Music in Progress: Mike Westbrook – Jazz Composer [Charles Mapleston] 16mm/c; mus doc/44m

1980

Keep the Home Fires Burning [Charles Mapleston] c; comm short/18m

1982

Privates on Parade [Michael Blakemore] c

1987

Dream Demon [Harley Cokliss] c; 2uc: Jeremy Gee

1987

Wish You Were Here/Too Much [David Leland] c

1987

The Loss Adjuster [Mole Hill] c; short/11m

1988

Checking Out [David Leland] p/c

1988

Erik the Viking [Terry Jones] c; 2uc: Luke Cardiff

1989

The Big Man/Crossing the Line [David Leland] c; uwph: Michael Valentine

1990

Dakota Road [Nick Ward] c

1991

The Crying Game [Neil Jordan] c

1992

The Secret Rapture [Howard Davies] c

1993

Backbeat [Iain Softley] p/b&w-c; 2uc: Alan Almond

1995

Emma [Douglas McGrath] c

1995

Øen i fuglegaden/The Island on Bird Street [Søren Kragh-Jacobson] c

1995

A Midsummer Night's Dream [Adrian Noble] c; 2uc: Stefan Lange

1996

Savior [Peter (= Predrag) Antonijevic] p/c; 2uc: Radoslav Vladic

1997

Hela härligheten/Love Fools [Leif Magnusson] scope/c

1997

Little Voice [Mark Herman] c; 2uc; ph: Andy Collins

1998

Swing [Nick Mead] c

199?

Fiore de Henriquez [?] 16mm/c; doc/?m

1999

Back to the Secret Garden [Michael Tuchner] c

2000

Fat Chance [Hugo Currie & Toby Leslie] c; short/10m

2001

Below [David N. Twohy] c; 2uc: Peter Talbot

2002

I'll Be There [Craig Ferguson] c

2003

Blind Flight [John Furse] c; 2uc: Laurence Manly; 2uc Tunisia: Ali Ben Abdallah

2003

A Way of Life [Amma Asante] c; addph: Martin Hawkins & Nanu Segal

2004

Niagara Motel [Gary Yates] c; addph: Lisa Wiegand; 2u loc ph: Peter Rohde

2005

Lights II: Return of the Shadow [Marcus Dillistone] 16mm+35mm-to-35mm/c; comm short/?m; cph: Tony Pierce-Roberts; demo film for Fuji film stocks Eterna 400, 250 & 250D

2007

Primo [Richard Wilson] c


 TELEVISION

1968

Mother's Little Helpers [prod: Dennis Wolf] doc/30m; ep Granada-tv series 'World in Action'

1968

Grosvenor Square Demonstration [exec prod: David Plowright] doc/30m; cph: Nic Knowland, Mike Dodds, a.o.; ep Granada-tv series 'World in Action'

1968

Music! [Michael Tuchner] mus doc/90m; ep NBC-tv series 'Experiment in Television' (1970)

1968

Merchants of War [prod: Leslie Woodhead] doc/30m; cph: Ian McFarlane; ep Granada-tv series 'World in Action'

1968

The Shrinking World of L. Ron Hubbard [prod: Charlie Nairn] doc/b&w/26m; cph: David MacDonald; ep Granada-tv series 'World in Action'

1968

Spies for Hire [Michael Beckham] doc/30m; cph: Brian Grainger & Norman Roundell; ep Granada-tv series 'World in Action'

1969

Barenboim on Beethoven [Christopher Nupen] mus perf/60m; cph: David Findlay

1969

The Stones in the Park [prod/dir by Jo Durden-Smith & Leslie Woodhead] mus doc/53m; cph: Bill Brayne, Nic Knowland, a.o.; filmed 5 July

1976

The New Avengers [ep #10 'Sleeper' dir by Graeme Clifford & #12 'Dirtier by the Dozen' dir by Sidney Hayers] 26-part series, 1976-77; 1st season, 1976-77; other ph: Michael Reed, Ernest Steward (+ cph #10), a.o.

1978

Quatermass [Piers Haggard] 4-part miniseries, 1979; see Films (1978)

1978

Danger UXB [ep #3 'Just Like a Woman' dir by Roy Ward Baker] 13-part series, 1979; other ph: Peter Jessop, Norman G. Langley & Tony Mander

1981

The Flame Trees of Thika [Roy Ward Baker] 7-part miniseries

1982

Birth of a Nation [Mike Newell] tvm; ep #1 of 4-part ITV-series 'Tales Out of School'

1991

Edward II [Derek Jarman; assoc d: Ken Butler] tvm; ep BBC-tv series 'Screen Two'

1993

Doomsday Gun [Robert Young] tvm

1999

A Christmas Carol [David Jones] tvm

2001

Murder [Beeban Kidron] 4-part miniseries, 2002

2002

Copenhagen [Howard Davies] tvm


 MISCELLANEOUS

1964

The Foster Gang [Percival Rubens] c.op; ph: Charles Minster


 FILMS & TELEVISION AS DIRECTOR

1962

The Veterans [co-d: Ian Curtis; tv-doc/14m] ph: ?

1968

The Tempest [doc; + cph] see Films

1970

Why Asbestos? [comm doc/20m/16mm] ph: ?

1977

Malta [comm doc/18m] ph: Roderick Baron