Cinematographer

JJ Rolfe ISC

Selected credits

  • The Hardacres Rachel Carey & Kieron J Walsh | Playground Entertainment/Red Berry/ New Grange
  • Kin BRON Studios/Headline Pictures
  • The Night Caller Diarmaid Goggins | Channel 5/Story Films/Samson Films/All3Media
  • Witness No. 3 Diarmuid Goggins | Story Films/All3Media International
  • Smother 3Dathaí Keane | Treasure Entertainment | BBC Studios
  • Blackshore Dathaí Keane | RTÉ/Treasure Entertainment
  • The Bright Side Ruth Meehan | Deadpan Pictures/Playground Pictures
  • Dublin Oldschool Dave Tynan | Element Pictures/IFB/Warrior/MDV

About

JJ is a highly sought after cinematographer working across features and TV drama.

Recent TV credits include The Hardacres for Playground Entertainment/Red Berry/ New Grange, Kin series 2 for BRON/AMC (Nominated for an IFTA for Best Cinematography 2024),  The Night Caller for Channel 5/Story Films,  Blackshore for RTÉ/Treasure Entertainment, Smother series 3 for BBC/Treasure Entertainment,  Harry Wild starring Jane Seymour For Acorn TV,  and Witness No.3  for Story Films/Channel 5/Netflix.

JJ’s feature credits include Dublin Oldschool, The Bright Side,  and IFTA nominated Deadly Cuts,

Other notable work includes IFTA winning short films Heartbreak and Rockmount, and the documentary Liam Gallagher: As It Was.

Featured work

The Hardacres

Production Company
Playground Entertainment/Red Berry/ New Grange

Producer
Alex Jones

Directors
Rachel Carey & Kieron J Walsh

Writers
Liz Lake, Loren Mclaughlan, Emma Reeves, Amy Roberts

Kin Series 2

Nominee for Best Cinematography IFTA 2024

Production Company
AMC+/ BRON Studios/ RTÉ

Producer
James Flynn

Director
Felix Thompson

Writer
Ciaran Donnelly, Peter McKenna

Witness No.3

Production Company
Story Films/  Channel 5

Producers
Sam Tipper-Hale, David Collins

Director
Diarmuid Goggins

Writer
Thomas Eccleshare

The Bright Side

Production Company
Deadpan Pictures, Playground Pictures

Producers
Tony Deegan

Director
Ruth Meehan

Smother

Series 3

Production Company
BBC Studios / Treasure Entertainment

Producers
Robert Walpole, Rebecca O’Flannagan

Director
Dathaí Keane

Writer
Kate O’Riordan, Sonya Kelly, Sinéad Collopy, Nessa Wrafter, Marcus Fleming

Dublin Oldschool

Element Pictures Distribution

Production Company
Element Pictures, MDV, Warrior Films

Producers
Dave Leahy, Michael Donnelly

Director
Dave Tynan

Heartbreak

IFTA - Best Short Film

Production Company
MDV, Warrior Films

Producers
Liam Ryan, Michael Donnelly, Dave Leahy

Director
Dave Tynan

For more information or to check availability

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