Spencer Franks
Camera Operator

Spencer is an experienced Director of Photography and Camera Operator.

He has extensive credits in the UK and the US including 'Stranger Things', 'The Walking Dead' and 'The Great'.

Spencer has a thoughtful approach to his work as both DoP and Operator with an enthusiasm for narrative storytelling.


THE GREAT B Camera Operator
Thruline Entertainment | Directed by Ben Chessell
Produced by Dean O'Toole
DoP: John Brawley

HONOUR A Camera Operator
Buddy Club for ITV | Directed by Richard Laxton
Produced by Alliea Nazar
DoP: Laurens De Geyter

Netflix | Directed & Produced by Matt & Ross Duffer
DoP: Lachlan Mine

THE WALKING DEAD B Camera Operator & 2nd Unit DoP
AMC | Directed by Michael E. Satrazemis
DoP: Duane Manwiller

THE RESIDENT B/C Camera Operator
20th Century Fox Television | Directed by Rob Corn
DoP: John Brawley

Warner Bros. Television | Directed by Salim Akil
DoP: Scott Peck

DOOM PATROL B Camera Operator
DC Comics | Directed by Glen Winter
Produced by Gideon Amir
DoP: Chris Manley

LEGACIES B Camera Operator
Warner Bros. Television for The CW Network | Directed by Mary Lou Belli
Produced by James L. Thompson III & Bonnie Weis
DoP: John Smith

MACGYVER B Camera Operator
CBS Television Studios | Directed by Eagle Egilsson
DoP: Mike Martinez

DWIGHT IN SHINING ARMOR B Camera Operator & 2nd Unit DoP
BYU TV | Directed by Jeffrey G. Hunt
DoP: Bengt Jonsson

Feature Films

Naughty Step | Directed by Rich Peppiatt
Produced by Robert Gerrad, Rich Peppiatt & Danny Wigley

Short Films

Naughty Step | Directed by Rich Peppiatt
Produced by Robert Gerrard, Rich Peppiatt, Rizwan Wadan & Danny Wigley

Happy Sisyphus Productions | Directed by Matthew Tibbenham
Produced by Christien Bart-Gittens & Matthew Tibbenham

YES DEAR DoP & Director


Chelsea Women’s Football Fulwell73 | Directed by Alex Sunderland
24 Hours In A&E The Garden | Directed by Various
Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum & Dad Only The Best | Directed by Matt Smith
Wonderland - I Had The X Factor 25 Years Ago BBC | Directed by Alf Lawrie
Cancer Research UK The Garden | Directed by Olly Lambert     
Acid Attack RawTV | Directed by Clare Richards
The Class Next Door Firecracker | Directed by Fiona Wilson 
London Fire Brigade Tinopolis | Directed by James Rogan
Pilots ITN
Our Dancing Town TwentyTwenty | Directed by Sam Bailey 
British Benefits Tenants IWC Media | Directed by Fiona Wilson
Fox Hunt  RawTV | Directed by Tom Pullen 
A Very British Hotel Oxford Scientific | Directed by Anna Llewellyn 
Guinness World Records Story Vault | Directed by Olivia Lichtenstein 
What We Caught When Outline | Directed by Cat Gale 
Digging For Britain 360 Productions | Directed by James Gray 
Cutting Edge: Million Pound Homes RDF Productions | Directed by Stuart Bernard 
Rita Simons: My Daughter Deafness and Me Leopard Films | Directed by Sophie Leonard 
Criminal Pensioners Wild Pictures | Directed by Kim Duke 
Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners Betty | Directed by Chris Taylor
Educating Yorkshire One Year On  TwoFour | Directed by David Clewes
Modern Times BBC | Directed by Arthur Cary
Britain’s Most Extreme Hoarder   RDF Television | Directed by Christian Trumble
Taboo: Hair Collector   Beyond International | Directed by Morgan Phillips
The Price of Life   Gene Secrets | Directed by Adam Wishart
Facebook: The Mark Zuckerberg Story  BBC | Directed by Charles Miller
Bionic Man   Darlow Smithson | Directed by Tom Coveney
June Brown: Respect Your Elders  Dragonfly | Directed by Guy Gilbert 
Trust Me I’m A Doctor   BBC | Directed by Michael Duffy
Quads  Shine | Directed by Helen Crampton 
24 Hours in Police Custody  The Garden | Directed by Various 
The Hotel  Dragonfly | Directed by Simon Kerfoot 
Minding Too Much   Riverdog | Directed by Rupert Edwards
Sport of Kings   New Black | Directed by Alex Holmes
The Kids Are Alright   Mentorn Media | Directed by Antony Thomas
Food Inspectors   Betty | Directed by Helen Ross
Incredibly Small World  Dragonfly | Directed by Christian Watt 
Exposure: Dangerous Doctors  Hardcash | Directed by Richard Butchins 
Rendlesham Forest UFO   Prometheus USA | Directed by Kim Sheerin
Great Ormond Street   BBC | Directed by Simon Gilchrist
Panorama: Energy Bills   BBC | Directed by Patrick Barrie
Taboo: UK Drug Detox   Beyond International | Directed by Abdullai Adejumo
Dispatches: Olympic Tickets  Blakeway Productions | Directed by Dimitri Collingridge 
A Tale of Two Cities  Wide Eyed Entertainment | Directed by Alexandra Revill 
Natural World: Butterflies  BBC | Directed by Simon Bell
Dispatches: Murder On Honeymoon  Mentorn Media | Directed by Dimitri Collingridge 
Origin of Sex  Blast Films | Directed by David Belton
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