Rob Hardy Welcomed Into Society Membership

Also a member of the British Society of Cinematographers, Hardy’s credits include features Ex Machina and Mission: Impossible — Fallout as well as the FX/Hulu series Devs.

Samantha Dillard

Rob Hardy, ASC, BSC

New Society member Rob Hardy was born in London and attended the Newport Film School in Wales as well as Sheffield Hallam University, where he specialized in cinematography. Shortly after he finished his studies, he began work shooting music videos for artists including Florence and the Machine, Bjork and Skrillex as well as commercials for clients including Visa, Cadillac, Samsung, Coca-Cola and more.

In 2007, he photographed the feature Boy A, directed by John Crowley, which earned him the 2008 BAFTA for Photography and Lighting — Fiction. His camerawork on the television movie Stolen earned him the BSC Award for Best Cinematography in a Television Drama. His credits include the TV movie Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 and features The First Grader, Shadow Dancer, Broken, The Invisible Woman and Testament of Youth, among others.

For his work on the sci-fi thriller Ex Machina, directed by Alex Garland, Hardy was nominated for a BSC Award. He followed this with the adventure-drama Euphoria, and then again teamed up with Garland on the sci-fi horror Annihilation. That same year, he photographed Mission: Impossible — Fallout, directed by Christopher McQuarrie.

Recently, Hardy shot the FX/Hulu series Devs, and his forthcoming credits include The Man from Toronto and Men, another collaboration with Garland.

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