Hatti is a Director of Photography originally from Suffolk, England, now living and working in the USA and UK. LISTEN, a feature produced by Pinball London, about a family caught up in a forced adoption case, screened at 77th Venice Film festival becoming the most awarded film at the festival, winning two Lions Best Debut Feature, Special Jury prize and Best Film for social Impact. The film was also the Portuguese entry for Best Foreign Film, Oscars 2021. LISTEN got its cinema release in 2022.
Hatti has a long standing collaboration with director Lysa Heslov on documentaries BROTHER FROM ANOTHER, with George Clooney's Smokehouse Pictures producing, telling the harrowing story of the murder of a Florida doctor and SWIFTBOAT a docuseries exploring 'Cancel Culture' within the media. She 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. Since working in the USA Hatti has become known for shooting in rugged environments working extensively for the Discovery Channel and National Geographic USA.
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. She was recently selected for the ASC's Vision Mentorship program matched with Alexis Zabe 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 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. Holds UK passport & USA Greencard. Hatti is also a proud mother to son Gabriel.