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Aled Jenkins


Aled, Lighting Cameraman / DOP,  studied Photography and Film at Plymouth College of Art and Design. He first worked as a photojournalist, specialising in conflicts. In 1992, he returned to Wales to train as a cameraman with Agenda TV and has been freelance since 1997.

Aled has over 15 years experience working on all types of network programmes, including drama, documentaries, arts, children and current affairs.  He has worked in all environments, enjoying the most inhospitable of locations, from the rainforests of Madascar to Gordon Ramsey’s kitchen in New York!  Aled enjoys working creatively in a group but also works well directing his own work and using his own initiative.

Documentary Credits include

Patagonia with Huw Edwards – BBC4,  BAFTA Wales winner, best camera, 2016

Revenge Porn – Channel 4, 2015

Wild Things – Channel 4, 2013

Afghanistan – Tiger Aspect, 2011

Superstructures, Building the 2012 Olympic Stadium – National Geographic

The Romans in Britain – The History Channel:  


ITV Wales:  A470 – 13 part Drama Series (HD)

ITV:   A Mind To Kill

Awards/ Nominations:

In 2016, Aled won a BAFTA Cymru best camera award, for Patagonia with Huw Edwards (BBC 4).

2010 Bafta Cymru – Best Camera (Non Drama):  Carwyn

Winner of Best Documentary 2010

2008 Bafta Cymru – Best Camera (Non Drama)

2006 Bafta Cymru – Best Camera (Non Drama)

Winner of Bafta Cymru Best Film