by cinemavis | created - 02 Dec 2010 | updated - 26 Aug 2016 | Public

1. Gyula Pados

Cinematographer | Kontroll

In 1990, Gyula Pados, until then a Camera Assistant working for Vilmos Zsigmond, joined the Budapest Film School's 4-year camera course which insists that, for two years, 'everybody tries everything'. In his first year Gyula directed a short film Dawn which won four festival prizes outright and ...


2. Robert Elswit

Cinematographer | There Will Be Blood

Robert Elswit is an American cinematographer. He is best known for Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), There Will Be Blood (2007), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), Inherent Vice (2014), and Nightcrawler (2014).

Elswit frequently works with director ...

3. Janusz Kaminski

Cinematographer | Schindler's List

Janusz Kaminski is a Polish cinematographer and film director. He has established a partnership with Steven Spielberg, working as a cinematographer on his movies since 1993. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Schindler's List (1993) and Saving Private Ryan (1998).

His ...

5. Robert Rodriguez

Producer | El mariachi

Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent.

Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York (1981), none ...

6. Ricardo Della Rosa

Cinematographer | À Deriva

Member of the Brazilian Society of Cinematographers (ABC).

7. Dion Beebe

Cinematographer | Collateral

Dion Beebe was born in 1968 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He is known for his work on Collateral (2004), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) and Nine (2009). He is married to Unjoo Moon. They have one child.


9. Thomas Hardmeier

Cinematographer | The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

Thomas was born in Zurich, Switzerland. From 1986 until 1994, he worked as a First Assistant Camera. Since 1994 he has worked as a cinematographer mostly in France and internationally, in dramas and in commercials. Since 2006 he has been a member of AFC (French Society of Cinematographers). He ...

10. Wally Pfister

Cinematographer | Inception

Wally Pfister is an American cinematographer and film director, who is best known for his work with Christopher Nolan. He is also known for his work on director F. Gary Gray's The Italian Job (2003) and Bennett Miller's Moneyball (2011).

He made his directorial debut with the film Transcendence (...

11. Manuel Alberto Claro

Cinematographer | Melancholia

Manuel Alberto Claro was born on April 3, 1970 in Santiago de Chile, Chile. He is known for his work on Melancholia (2011), Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013) and Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013).

12. Nicola Pecorini

Cinematographer | The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Nicola Pecorini was born on August 10, 1957 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), Tideland (2005) and Ra.One (2011). He is married to Caroline Goodall. They have two children.

13. Peter Menzies Jr.

Cinematographer | Shooter

Peter Menzies Jr. is known for his work on Shooter (2007), The Incredible Hulk (2008) and Four Brothers (2005).

14. Thierry Arbogast

Cinematographer | Le cinquième élément

Thierry Arbogast was born in 1957 in France. He is known for his work on The Fifth Element (1997), Léon: The Professional (1994) and La Femme Nikita (1990).

16. Marius Panduru

Cinematographer | Aferim!

Studied Cinematography at the National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" (UNATC) in Bucharest, Romania, and graduated in 2001. Established in 1954 and named after classic playwright Ion Luca Caragiale (1852-1912), the public university for theatre and film offers today programs in ...

17. Lance Gewer

Cinematographer | Tsotsi

Lance Gewer is known for his work on Tsotsi (2005), Happiness Is a Four-letter Word (2016) and Beat the Drum (2003).

18. Adam Kimmel

Cinematographer | Jesus' Son

Adam Kimmel was born on October 14, 1960 in New York, USA as Adam John Kimmel. He is known for his work on Jesus' Son (1999), Capote (2005) and Lars and the Real Girl (2007).

19. Luca Bigazzi

Cinematographer | La grande bellezza

Luca Bigazzi was born in 1958 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on The Great Beauty (2013), Youth (2015) and This Must Be the Place (2011).

20. Chris Menges

Cinematographer | The Killing Fields

Chris Menges was born on September 15, 1940 in Kington, Herefordshire, England as Christopher J. Menges. He is known for his work on The Killing Fields (1984), Michael Collins (1996) and The Mission (1986).

21. Pierre Gill

Cinematographer | Upside Down

Pierre Gill is a cinematographer and assistant director, known for Upside Down (2012), Casanova (2015) and Polytechnique (2009).

22. Christian Berger

Cinematographer | Das weiße Band - Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte

1973 founded own production company TTV Film. Extensive work as a documentary film-maker. 1977 building of experimental video studio. Work with and technical support for various young film-makers working under TTV Film. 1980/81 increasing work in TV plays, screen adaptations with various authors, ...

23. Harris Savides

Cinematographer | Elephant

Harris Savides was born on September 28, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a cinematographer, known for Elephant (2003), Zodiac (2007) and Birth (2004). He was married to Medine Chenet. He died on October 9, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City.

25. Rasmus Videbæk

Cinematographer | En kongelig affære

Rasmus Videbæk was born on February 21, 1973 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is known for his work on A Royal Affair (2012), The Dark Tower (2017) and Kongekabale (2004).

26. Sebastian Blenkov

Cinematographer | Miss Sloane

Sebastian Blenkov is known for his work on Miss Sloane (2016), Adam's Apples (2005) and De grønne slagtere (2003).

27. Bartosz Prokopowicz

Director | Chemia

Bartosz Prokopowicz was born on July 24, 1972 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland. He is known for his work on Chemia (2015), Dlug (1999) and Komornik (2005).

28. Roger Pratt

Cinematographer | Twelve Monkeys

Roger Pratt was born on February 27, 1947 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He is known for his work on Twelve Monkeys (1995), Chocolat (2000) and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994).

29. Philippe Rousselot

Cinematographer | Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

Philippe Rousselot was born on September 4, 1945 in Briey, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. He is known for his work on Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), A River Runs Through It (1992) and Dangerous Liaisons (1988).

31. Martin Duba

Cinematographer | Kousek nebe

Martin Duba was born on July 1, 1956 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is a cinematographer and actor, known for Kousek nebe (2005), Správce statku (2004) and Amerika (1994).

32. Juan Carlos Gómez

Camera_department | Lo imposible

Juan Carlos Gómez is known for his work on The Impossible (2012), 15 años y un día (2013) and Elsa y Fred (2005).

34. Jakub Kijowski

Cinematographer | Plynace wiezowce

Jakub Kijowski was born on September 13, 1979 in Poland. He is known for his work on Plynace wiezowce (2013), Sekret (2012) and Córki dancingu (2015).

35. Philip Rang

Cinematographer | A Message from Fallujah

French/Australian Cinematographer based in Sydney working globally. Philip Rang went to school at Knox Grammar School Wahroonga Sydney Australia and has spent 17 years of lighting Australian, French, Indian and Asian TVCs and Music videos in some of the most extreme and demanding mental and ...

36. Nikos Andritsakis

Cinematographer | Shanghai

Nikos Andritsakis is a cinematographer and actor, known for Shanghai (2012), Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015) and Ugly (2013).

39. Yori Fabian

Cinematographer | Ulewa

"Čekání na noc"

42. Artur Zurawski

Cinematographer | Mardaani

Member of the Polish Society of Cinematographers and the Polish Filmmakers Association.