" Rob Whitworth is the most accomplished
hyperlapse creator of our day."

BBC Natural History Unit

Rob Whitworth is a BAFTA winning EMMY nominated film maker. 

His unique flow motion works are instantly identifiable, with gripping perspectives that create a profoundly transformative experience. 

Through the manipulation of time-lapse photography, Rob lifts the constraints of time and space to create compelling stories.

Rob has completed projects all over the world; from Pyongyang - North Korea to Buenos Aires - Argentina. For a number of the world leading brands including Nikon, Samsung, McDonald's and Nike.

Rob’s recent major projects include: creating the title sequence for Fifa 2018 World Cup coverage on the BBC, a cold open sequence for an upcoming Netflix show filmed in New York, a series of short films for Turkish Airlines, an IF design award winning film for Samsung and a ground-breaking visual flight through Dubai. 


BAFTA - Television Craft - Photography Factual 2017

Emmy Nominated 2017
Outstanding Cinematography For A Nonfiction Program

Travel Film Festival 2017 Winner -  Travel Commercial

Zagreb Tourfilm Festival 2017 Best Timelapse

VI Edition of Finisterra Arrábida Film Art & Tourism Festival 2017 - BIG AWARD, BEST INNOVATION, BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

1st Prize in Travel Destinations, 1st Prize in Routes, Expeditions and Travel and 1st Prize in Animation at terres Catalunya - International Eco & Tourism Film Festival 2017

First Star for Innovation Das Goldene Stadttor Germany 2017

IF Design Award 2016

Vimeo Top Videos of 2015

First Prize at Muestra de timelapses el Castillo Spain 2015

Winner of  Innovative Use of 4K at Digital Studio Awards United Arab Emirates 2015

Winner of Gold Award at Timelapse Showfest Spain 2015

Winner of Best Experimental Film at Tiburon International Film Festival USA 2014

Winner of Jury’s Choice Award at the 5th Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest Malaysia 2012

Winner of Best Experimental Film at Tiburon International Film Festival USA 2012

Winner of Wojciech Jerzy Special Award, Snap Film Festival Poland 2012



Official Selection International Timelapse Festival 2017

Lana Lights Festival Italy 2015

Gurgaon International Film and Literature Festival India 2015

International Film Festival Rotterdam Holland 2015

Norwich Film Festival UK 2013

Seattle Design Festival Seattle 2013

Timelapse Showfest Madrid 2013

Zero Film Festival Toronto and Montreal USA 2013

DisOrient Asian American Film Festival Oregon USA 2012

Mudfest Mudgee Australia 2012

ANIMAYO Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Spain 2012

Norwich Film Festival UK 2012

Zero Film Festival London and New York UK USA 2012

New Media Film Festival Los Angeles USA 2012

London International Creative Competition (LICC) London UK 2012


ITV (July 2017) More Secrets from BAFTA winning film maker behind Norwich Cathedral Movie

BAFTA Award - Planet Earth II - Cities Episode

BBC (December 2016) Planet Earth II - The City Uncovered

Nikon (April 2016) Behind the Lens - Rob Whitworth Photographer and Urban Filmmaker

No Film School (February 2015) This Hyperlapse of Dubai is Truly Unlike Any You've Ever Seen Before

Petapixel (February 2015) This ‘Flow Motion’ Time Lapse of Dubai is Insane

Mashable (January 2015) 16 time lapse videos that floored us in 2014

National Geographic (January 2015) Top 5 National Geographic Videos of 2014

Vimeo Blog (July 2014) Staff Blog / Staff Favorites July 2014: featuring "Barcelona Go!" by Rob Whitworth

Time Magazine (Aug 2014) This Amazing Time-Lapse Video Shows Life Inside Pyongyang

the creators project (July 2014) Meet The Filmmaker Behind Unreal Hyperlapse Tours Of Barcelona And Other Cities

Petapixel (July 2014) This ‘Flow-Motion’ Hyperlapse of Barcelona Won’t ‘Blow Your Mind’… But It’ll Get Close

Huffington Post (July 2014) This Is The Tour Of Barcelona You've Been Waiting For

This is Colossal (June 2013) Frenetic Urban Time-lapse Videos of Shanghai, Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur by Rob Whitworth

Camera Obscurer Magazine (July 2013) Article: This is Shanghai, by Rob Whitworth

CBS News (June 2013) This is Shanghai - An absolute visual wonderland

NPR - Robert Krulwich (June 2013) Traffic in Frentic HCMC - The Most Dangerous Traffic Circle In The World?

The Atlantic Cities (December 2012) The Best City Time-Lapse Videos of 2012

Congas (October 2012) Timelapse: Kuala Lumpur (wow!)

Yahoo Japan (October 2012) 昼夜の光の変化が美しすぎるアジア都市

The Guardian (June 2012) Best Time-lapse Travel Videos

CBS (December 2011) Probably the coolest video showing traffic you will ever see

Jalopnik (December 2011) The most amazing time-lapse video you’ll see today

The Atlantic Cities (December 2011) Ho Chi Minh City's Wild Traffic Patterns