PHILIP HURN

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Biography

Philip Hurn is an award-winning Director of Photography for feature films, documentaries and commercials. He began his career as a cinematographer and editor at KPBS in San Diego where he produced and directed the documentary, “The Best For Most” which won an Emmy Award, Bronze Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival and a Cine Eagle which placed it in the permanent collection of the U.S. Library of Congress. After relocating to Los Angeles Philip quickly established himself as an in-demand DP for some of the industry’s most renowned documentary filmmakers, including David L. Wolper, Robert Guenette and Alan Landsburg. His work has aired on American Masters, Frontline, HBO America Undercover and A&E Biography. His documentaries have won three Emmy awards. In addition Philip is also an accomplished feature DP. His most recent movies include "Final Frequency",  “Trade of Innocents” filmed in Thailand and “Amazing Love” filmed in Israel.  His short film “Rebirth” was showcased at the International Cinematographers Guild Emerging Cinematographer Awards. Between features, Philip has also shot numerous commercials for well-established national brands, including Carl’s Jr., Pizza Hut and Hexbug Robotic Toys. His work with the Hexbug campaign won the 2012 Telly Award for Best Cinematography. Based in Los Angeles, Philip is a member of the SOC and IATSE Local 600. He holds a United Kingdom passport and has worked in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.