Bjørn Bratberg FNF Director of Photography

A Norwegian native, Bjørn is a London-based director of photography who is working in feature films, Tv-drama and commercials.

Over the last years, he has shot numerous award winning feature films and TV dramas. Bjørn photographed Barney Elliott's feature "The Debt" starring Stephen Dorff as well as Lee Haven Jones feature film debut "The Feast", for which he won the Bafta Cymru Award for Best Cinematography. He has also received a BAFTA Cymru nomination for TV-series "Bang" and was nominated for The Sue Gibson Cinematography award for TV-series "Hidden". 

Bjørn's educational background includes an MA in Cinematography from the British National Film & Television School (NFTS) and a BA (HONS) in Film production from Surrey Institute of Art & Design.

Lately, Bjørn has shot British TV dramas "Shetland" (BBC1), "The Devil's hour" (Amazon Prime) and "The Long Call" (ITV).

Bjørn is a member of the Norwegian Society of Cinematographers (FNF).


"Cinematographer Bjorn Stale Bratberg uses Snowdonia's cloud-covered gloom to build character and tension"
The Times review "Hidden"

"Softly photographed by Bjørn Ståle Bratberg, who brings equal care to the film's pristine Andean locations"
New York Times review "The Debt"

Interview about the film "Noriaki" (Shortview: "Noriaki" by Bjørn Bratberg)


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