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Lachlan’s work has premiered at Toronto, Sundance, Berlin, Cannes, SxSW, Sydney and Melbourne Film Festivals. He was the cinematographer for New Zealand auteur Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople which premiered at Sundance in 2016 and remains the highest grossing New Zealand film of all time. In 2018 he shot 4 episodes of the Netflix giant Stranger Things, which went on to become the most streamed TV show in Netflix history. Shortly after that Lachlan again worked with production company 21 Laps on Monster Problems for Paramount Studios which was nominated for a best visual effects Academy Award. In 2019 he filmed Minari for Un Certain Regard nominated director Lee Isaac Chung alongside A24 and Plan B. Later the same year he again teamed up with Taika for Next Goal Wins, a film about the American Samoa soccer team starring Michael Fassbender and Elizabeth Moss. Minari won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, a Golden Globe, BAFTA and was nominated for 6 Academy Awards, winning 1. Lachlan worked on Season 4 of Stranger Things before re teaming with A24 for The Inspection in the summer of 2021. In the fall, Lachlan was invited into the American Society of Cinematographers and is now accredited in 3 countries. In October 2022 he completed Lady in the Lake with director Alma Ha'rel, a limited series for Apple starring Natalie Portman and Moses Ingram.

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