Hatti is a Director of Photography originally from Suffolk, England, now living and working in the USA. In summer 2019, Hatti shot LISTEN, a feature produced by Paula Vaccaro and Aaron Brockner through Pinball London, about a family caught up in a forced adoption case. The film has been selected for 77th Venice Film festival 2020 and will screen in competition in September.
Hatti has just started production for feature film THE LAUREATE about the life and work of the poet Robert Graves. In September 2019 Hatti continued her collaboration on Lysa Heslov's documentary BROTHER FROM ANOTHER produced by Smokehouse pictures, with Grant Heslov and George Clooney producing telling the harrowing story of the murder of a Florida doctor. Festival 2020. She recently completed principal photography on ASHLAND, a fiction/doc hybrid shot on location in Montana and supported by Film Independent and the Big Sky Film Grant.
Known for shooting in rugged environments and in far away places like the Bering Sea, she started her career in London working as a camera assistant on TV dramas, feature films, commercials and music videos and also trained as a Steadicam Operator, shooting all over Europe. Due to her understanding of digital formats, she worked as an onset digital imaging technician supporting and providing onset color management for some of the best cinematographers in the business. Past films include Oscar winning GRAVITY (Emmanuel Lubezki AMC, ASC), RUSH (Anthony Dod Mantle BSC, ASC) and the opening of the 2012 London Olympics. She counts among her mentors Alwin Küchler BSC, and Seamus McGarvey BSC ASC.
Hatti studied Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art and a sponsorship from Actor/Director Ralph Fiennes allowed her to attend the American Film Institute Conservatory, cinematography MFA program in Los Angeles. Hatti was recently selected as a BAFTA Newcomer and is also one of the founding members of the International Collective of Female Cinematographers www.icfcfilm.com which provides community support and industry advocacy for professional female cinematographers. Hatti is represented by United Agents.