Yiannis Manolopoulos


Director of Photography

Yiannis started in project management before finding his passion for cinematography, so you’ll often find him collaborating closely with producers to ensure that the demands of schedules can be met. He has a passion for working with directors to build a unique visual world for each story. He is experienced in both small and large sized productions, recently adding the Indian hit historical drama “THE EMPIRE” to his list of credits. Based in London and with EU & UK Citizenship, Yiannis is available to work worldwide.

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The Empire

Director of Photography

"Yiannis is a great person to work with. He is collaborative, open to discussing ideas, thorough in his preparation and a confident and calming presence on set. I would work with him again in a heartbeat"

Maria Caruana Galizia - Producer

Selected credits


date
production
director / production company
television:
2021
THE EMPIRE
Mitakshara Kumar / Disney+ Hotstar
2019
THE FINAL CALL
Vijay Lalwani / Jar Pictures for Zee5 TV
features:
2021
'83 (second unit)
Kabir Khan / Reliance Entertainment
2018
TOGETHER (second unit)
Paul Duddridge / Color Television
2018
NAMASTE ENGLAND
Vipul Amrutlal Shah / Reliance Entertainment
2015
UTOPIA (Scotland segments)
Hassan Nazer / World Film Productions
Winner: Best Production - London Asian Film Festival 2017
Winner: Award of Excellence Special Mention: Islamic - Accolade Competition 2015
Winner: Award of Excellence Special Mention: Feature Film - Accolade Competition 2015
Winner: Best Narrative Feature, Mid- Budget - TIFVA Awards 2015
shorts:
2020
CLEAN
Richard Paris Wilson / We Are Cowboys
2019
THE POSTMAN
Elham Ehsas / Azana Films
2019
HUMMING BIRD
Elham Ehsas / Azana Films
2018
METROLAND
Benjamin Bee / Candle and Bell
2018
THE OAK TREE
Ethan Jahan / Cesara Studios
2018
RETRIBUTION
Nick Wall / Daniel Stisen Productions
Winner: Best Action Film - Oniros Film Awards 2018
Winner: The Audience Award - The Monthly Film Festival 2018
2018
THIRST
Eoin Maher / NQV Media
2018
COMING HOME
Sedi Ghadiri / London Film School
2017
WINNING MARGE
Max Lincoln / Significant Other
2017
BREATHE
David Alexander / Dark Pictures
2017
A NIGHT IN THE LIFE
Gabrielle Gozo / London Film School
2016
MORDECHAI
Benjamin Bee / Candle and Bell
Winner: Best Regional Film - Sunderland Shorts 2017
2016
WOODS
Max Lincoln / Significant Other
2016
TOOTH FAIRY
Justin Spray
Winner: Platinum Remi Award Long Shorts Fantasy/ Horror - WorldFest Houston 2017
2016
FORGET ABOUT IT
Farnoosh Rezapour / Frame Division
2015
AVO
Golnaz Jamsheed
Winner: Cinespace Award - Lakeshorts International Film Festival, CA 2016
Winner: Outstanding Narrative Short Film - Tallgrass International Film Festival 2016
2014
HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME
Ben Aston / Fruit Tree Media