A I D A N   M O N A G H A N

Motion Picture Still Photographer

Aidan Monaghan is a film stills, portrait & editorial photographer based in London and Belfast. As part of his work Aidan travels widely with past commissions to various locations such as the Colombian rainforest, the desert of Wadi Rum Jordan and the urban metropoles of China. Other destinations of note have included Iceland, Morocco, Dominican Republic, Hungary and Croatia.

Aidan's photographs from film sets are instantly recognisable. Recent credits include Ridley Scott's  'All the Money in The World' & 'The Martian', James Gray's 'Lost City of Z.', Ben Wheatley's 'High Rise' and ‘The Terror’ created by David Kajganich & Soo Hugh for AMC/Scott Free Productions.

Adoramatv: Published on Aug 4, 2016. Aidan Monaghan Part 1: Out of the Darkroom Interview with Ruth Medjber

Adoramatv: Published on Aug 18, 2016. Aidan Monaghan Part 2: Out of the Darkroom Interview with Ruth Medjber

 F I L M O G R A P H Y

 2019 - 47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter (Film) - Still Photographer

Directors: Johannes Roberts

Cinematographer: Mark Silk

Writer: Ernest Riera, Johannes Roberts

Cast: Sophie Nélisse, Corinne Foxx, Sistine Rose Stallone,

Brianne Tju, John Corbett and Nia Long.

 2018 - NORMAL PEOPLE (Film) - Still Photographer

Directors: Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn

Writer: Owen McCafferty

Cast: Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville


2018 - HIS HOUSE (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: Remi weekes

Cinematographer: Jo Willems

Writer: Remi weekes

Cast: Sope Dirisu, Wunmi Mosaku, Matt Smith, Javier Botet

Twentieth Century Fox 

2018 - INTO THE BADLANDS Season 3 (TV Series) - Still Photographer - 16 episodes

Creators: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar

Directed by: Paco Cabezas, Toa Fraser, David Dobkin, Guy Ferland, Nick Copus, Stephen Fung, Tricia Brock, James Marshall, Miles Millar, Wayne Yip.

Cinematography by: Owen McPolin, Shane Hurlbut, Daniel Aranyó, Sam McCurdy, Nigel Willoughby, Denis Crossan, P.J. Dillon, Jean-Philippe Gossart.

Cast: Daniel Wu, Emily Beecham, Ally Ioannides, Orla Brady, Aramis Knight, Nick Scott, Sherman Augustus, Babou Ceesay, Lorraine Toussaint,



2017 - ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: Ridley Scott

Cinematographer: Dariusz Wolski

Cast: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg

Scott Free Productions, TriStar Productions


2017 - TRAUTMANN (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller

Cinematographer: Daniel Gottschalk

Cast: David Kross, Freya Mavor, Harry Melling

Lieblingsfilm Zephyr Films.


2017 - THE INFORMER (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: Andrea Di Stefano

Cinematographer: Daniel Katz

Cast: Rosamund Pike, Joel Kinnaman, Ana de Armas, Clive Owen.

Aviron Pictures


2017 - THE TERROR (TV Series) - Still Photographer - 10 episode

Creator: David Kajganich

Cast: Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies, Ciarán Hinds

AMC, Scott Free Productions


2017 - DERRY GIRLS (TV Series) - Still Photographer - 6 episodes

Creator: Lisa McGee

Cast: Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Louisa Harland, Nicola Coughlan, Jamie-Lee O'Donnell,.

CHANNEL 4 Hat Trick Productions


2017 - THE BOOKSHOP (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: Isabel Coixet

Cinematographer: Jean-Claude Larrieu

Cast: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson

Jaguar Distribution Company Zephyr Films


2016 - ZOO (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: Colin McIvor

Cinematographer: Damien Elliott

Cast: Toby Jones, Ian McElhinney, Penelope Wilton.

Metro International Entertainment Samuel Goldwyn Films


2016 - WILL (TV Series) - Still Photographer - 5 episodes

Creator: Craig Pearce

Cast: Laurie Davidson, Olivia DeJonge, Ewen Bremner



2016 to 2018 - LINE OF DUTY (TV Series) Still Photographer - 8 episodes

Creator: Jed Mercurio Cast: Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar.

BBC Drama Productions World Productions


2016 - BAD DAY FOR THE CUT (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: Chris Baugh

Cinematographer: Ryan Kernaghan

Cast: Nigel O'Neill, Susan Lynch, Józef Pawlowski


2016 - THE FALL (TV Series) - still photographer - 3 episodes

Creator: Allan Cubitt

Cast: Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch

BBC Drama Productions Artists Studio

2015 - THE MARTIAN (Film) – Additional Still Photographer

Director: Ridley Scott

Cinematographer: Dariusz Wolski

Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Sean Bean, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan, Jeff Daniels, Donald Glover.

Twentieth Century Fox.


2015 - THE LOST CITY OF Z (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: James Gray

Cinematographer: Darius Khondji

Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller, Angus Macfadyen.

Paramount Pictures , Plan B Entertanment


2015 - HIGH RISE (Film) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: Luke Scott

Cinematographer: Laurie Rose

Cast: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie, Paul Giamatti, Toby Jones, Boyd Holbrook.

Twentieth Century Fox.


MORGAN (Film) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: Luke Scott

Cinematographer: Mark Patten

Cast: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie, Paul Giamatti, Toby Jones, Boyd Holbrook.

Twentieth Century Fox.


2014 - HALO NIGHTFALL (TV Series) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

Cinematographer: Gavin Struthers

Cast: Mike Colter, Steven Waddington, Christina Chong.

Bounder & Cad


2014 - SWUNG (Film) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: Colin Kennedy

Cinematographer: Jean-François Hensgens

Cast: Elena Anaya & Owen Mc Donnell

Sigma Films, Boudica Films


2014 - ROBOT OVERLORDS (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: John Wright

Cinematographer: Fraser Taggart

Cast: Sir Ben Kingsley, Gillian Anderson, Callan Mc Auliffe

Pinewood Studios, British Film Company, Tempo Productions Limited.


2013 - STARRED UP (Film) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: David MaKenzie

Cinematographer: Michael McDonough

Cast: Jack O’Connell, Ben Mendelsohn, Rupert Friend

Sigma Films, Film4.


2013 - SLR (Film Short) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: Stephen Fingleton

Cinematographer: Luke Bryant

Cast: Liam Cunningham, Richard Dormer, Amy Wren.

Stigma Films


2012 - KEITH LEMON - THE FILM (Film) - Still Photographer

Director: Paul Angunawela

Cinematographer: Julian Court

Cast: Keith Lemon, Kelly Brooke, Verne Troyer.

Generator Entertainment, Lionsgate UK.

2011 - STAND OFF (Film) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: Terry George

Cinematographer: Des Whelan

Writers: Thomas Gallagher, Terry George

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Colm Meaney, Martin McCann, David O'Hara, Conleth Hill

Generator Entertainment

2011 - THE SHORE (Film) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: Terry George

Cinematographer: Michael McDonough

Writers: Terry George

Cast: Ciarán Hinds, Conleth Hill, Anthony Brophy, Maggie Cronin, Packy Lee

2011 - BEHOLD THE LAMB (Film) - Still & Specials Photographer

Director: John McIlduff

Cinematographer: Steeven Petitteville

Writer: John McIlduff 

Cast: Aoife Duffin, Nigel O'Neill, Sandra Ni Bhroin