Bafta award winning film photography.

We’re all celebrating this week at Wes Simpson Photography after a film I worked on providing press, publicity and behind the scenes photography was among the winners at the star-studded British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) night at the Royal Opera House in London at the weekend.

Last summer I was asked to work on a film being made in Liverpool called “Kelly + Victor” which tells the story of a young couple embarking on a passionate love affair. The film is an adaptation of Niall Griffiths’ acclaimed novel and was filmed on location in Liverpool for Film Four and stars Antonia Campell Hughes and Julian Morris.

I was approached to work on the film through word-of-mouth recommendation in the roll of “Production stills photographer” providing publicity, press and behind the scenes photography. It’s such a thrill to be associated with a project that has gone on to receive critical acclaim and high-profile success.

Welsh director Kieran Evans won the Bafta award for Kelly and Victor, which was shot on location in and around Liverpool last summer – The director won the Bafta for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.

Kelly + Victor
Produced by BAFTA and BIFA winning Producer Janine Marmot.
Writen and Directed by Kieran Evans
Staring Antonia Campell Hughes and Julian Morris
For Film Four

Below are a couple of example’s of the production, publicity and behind the scenes images from the film Kelly + Victor by shot myself Wes Simpson and assisted by Jack Radford.

Keep an eye out for more information on this project!

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Publicity stills for Kelly and Victor starring Antonia Campell Hughes and Julian Morris.

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Publicity stills. Kelly played by Antonia Campell Hughes.

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Publicity still from Kelly and Victor – Victor played by Julian Morris

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Publicity stills for Kelly and Victor starring Antonia Campell Hughes and Julian Morris.

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Behind the scenes of the movie production Kelly and Victor shot on location in Liverpool.

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Antonia gearing up for scene 38 shot on location in Liverpool’s Sefton Park.

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Director Kieran Evans gives some pointer’s to Kelly and Victor stars Antonia Campell Hughes and Julian Morris.

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Director and crew on Location set in Liverpool for the filming of Kelly + Victor. Bafta award winning Writer and Directed Kieran Evans checking the scene on the camera’s monitor.

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Moving unit base and locations for further shooting around Liverpool’s Sefton Park.

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Kieran Evans talks about Kelly + Victor backstage at the Royal Opera House with Zoë Ball, after winning the BAFTA for Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer.

Film publicity and production stills from Kelly + Victor. Shot on location in Liverpool by photographer Wes Simpson.

Wes Simpson is a Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire – based film and television production stills photographer. providing unit and publicity photography for film, television and theatre with a background is in television production facilitation. For more information on Wes Simpson and Wes Simpson Photography please visit the Website

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