Lol Crawley

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Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Ben Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Lubna Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote countryside together. As their trip comes to an end, the two must decide where to go from Here.



LOL CRAWLEY gained his first feature credit as cinematographer on Lance Hammer’s ‘Ballast’, which won him an excellence in cinematography award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination in 2009. Duane Hopkins’ feature debut ‘Better Things’, provided Lol with his second feature credit, premiering in Critics’ Week at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival and also playing in competition at the Edinburgh and Toronto International Film Festivals.

In 2009 Lol collaborated with Chris Morris on the feature comedy ‘Four Lions’ which played in competition at the 2010 Sundance film festival. The following year Sundance premiered Braden King’s debut feature ‘Here’, an Armenian set road movie starring Ben Foster and Lubna Azabal photographed by Lol. His cinematography on the Alaskan thriller ‘On The Ice’ also premiered at Sundance in 2010 and won him the Haskell Wexler award for cinematography at the 2011 Woodstock Film Festival.

In 2012 Lol was nominated for a cinematography BAFTA for his work on the four part BBC television drama ‘The Crimson Petal and the White’, a year which also saw the release of the historical comedy ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’ starring Bill Murray and Laura Linney for which Lol was nominated for a Golden Frog at the 2012 Camerimage International Cinematography Festival.

Lol’s most recent feature credit will be the 2013 release ‘Mandela: ‘The Long Walk to Freedom’ directed by Justin Chadwick and starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris.