More than 80 students got to ask a Hollywood director of photography about life and work in Tinseltown.

The Stanmore College aspiring media students asked Denis Crossan about how he first got into cinematography and why he thought it was the right career for him.

He explained that he enjoys the challenge of making other people’s ideas work alongside his own to make a successful image sequence.

Denis Crossan is best known for his cinematography in films such as I Know What You Did Last Summer and Clandestine Marriage.

He has also worked on advertisements for brands such as BT, Versace and Nissan.