Gerry has been fascinated by photography ever since his father gave him a plastic camera on holiday in Ireland at the age of seven. His professional career began in his late teens, developing and printing for a well known commercial photographer, Esler Crawford, in his home town of Belfast. Shortly afterwards he moved to London to study, and gained a BA in Photography, Film and Television. In advertising he shoots commercials for many global brands including Adidas, San Miguel, Pepsi and Guinness. His biggest passion is narrative film making for which he has won awards.
‘Notes on Blindness’ won the Golden Frog for Best Cinematography at Camerimage 2016
'Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness' - Storyscapes Award Winner at Tribeca Film Festival 2016
'Notes On Blindness' took home the The News & Documentary Emmy Award for New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture.