Rory Langdon-Down

Rory Langdon-Down

Director, DOP and photographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Rory Langdon-Down

Rory Langdon-Down

Director, DOP and photographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a director, cinematographer and photographer from London predominantly working in the worlds of documentary, music and branded content, with a focus on human-led, authentic storytelling. I am twice shortlisted (2020 and 2022) and one time winner of the Portrait of Humanity. I have a limited edition book for sale - Portrait A Day 2021 - which followed on from my year-long project of capturing a portrait and a story every day of the year in 2021. Book available here: https://rorylangdondown.co.uk/portrait-a-day-2021-book Instagram: @rorylangdondown Websites areldee.com rorylangdondown.co.uk
Projects
  • Shoot your shot: the man who took 365 portraits in a year
    Shoot your shot: the man who took 365 portraits in a yearThe Guardian feature of my project Portrait A Day. 365 days, 365 portraits, 365 stories. 365 signed and numbered editions of my book available here - https://rorylangdondown.co.uk/portrait-a-day-2021-book
  • World Down Syndrome Day 2022 - portraits by Rory Langdon-Down
    World Down Syndrome Day 2022 - portraits by Rory Langdon-DownBorn to Perform Dance School to feature in exclusive photographic exhibition to commemorate World Down’s syndrome Day on 21st March Images taken by celebrated photographer Rory Langdon-Down, great-great-grandson of Dr John Langdon Down, known as ‘The Father of Down’s syndrome’ Northampton-based Born to Perform is an inclusive dance and performing arts school specialising in special educational needs and disability The students of Northampton-based Born to Perform Dance School are to feature i
  • Portrait A Day 2021
    Portrait A Day 2021Portrait A Day 2021 is a project by photographer Rory Langdon-Down, who set out to document a year like no other by focussing on honesty, positivity and authentic connection. It features a 2022 Portrait of Humanity single image winner. These 365 portraits, and the dialogue that surrounds them, reveal the story of this unique year. One that comprised of lockdowns, vaccinations, freedoms returning, delayed events, love, loss and all the many stories that make us human. This coffee table book fea
  • Don Broco - One True Prince (Live at Abbey Road)
    Don Broco - One True Prince (Live at Abbey Road)I directed this live version of Don Broco's track 'One True Prince' at Abbey Road Studios. DOP: Richard Dunton Producer: Robbie McHugh
  • Biffy Clyro: Cultural Sons of Scotland
    Biffy Clyro: Cultural Sons of ScotlandDOP on feature documentary for Amazon Prime and Amazon Music. Directed by Jack Lowe Produced by Robbie McHugh Director of Photography: Rory Langdon-Down
  • Portrait of Humanity 2022 winner
    Portrait of Humanity 2022 winnerOne of the thirty winning single images from the British Journal of Photography's Portrait of Humanity.
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Projects credited in
  • Sketch | Dance of Discovery | East Bar
    Sketch | Dance of Discovery | East Bar
  • Sketch | Dance of Discovery | The Glade
    Sketch | Dance of Discovery | The Glade
  • Sketch | Dance of Discovery | The Parlour
    Sketch | Dance of Discovery | The Parlour
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Skills
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Music Videos
  • Documentary Film
  • Film Camera
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • 120 Film
  • Lighting
  • Editing
  • Commercial
Education
    University of Leeds logo
    University of Leeds logo
    BAUniversity of Leeds
     - Leeds, United Kingdom
    I studied a BA in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Leeds which helped develop both my technical capabilities and my ability to find and tell stories.