I'd like to further explore the work of these cinematographers who are active in filmmaking at this time. Just starting to build this list...
“ DP: In Bruges ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
“ DP: Beasts of the Southern Wild ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
“ DP: Sun Don't Shine ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
Began her career as a photographer after studying Communication Arts at De La Salle. Became a TV commercial producer for Image Films and Unitel Productions after.Became a full-pledged cinematographer in 1995 for TV commercials then shot Jeffrey Jeturians's first Film _Sana Pagibig Na (1997)_. Won several Awards for Tanging yaman
Pau has been one of the top cinematographers in Hong Kong. After his graduation of Filmmaking at San Francisco Art Institute in 1983, he directed his first feature "The Temptation of Dance" and Wu du qing chou (aka Misty) in the 1990s. Pau has been working with the top directors such as John Woo (_Dip hyut shueng hung (1989)_ [aka The Killer])...
Rain Li left China for England as a young teenager to go pursue her dreams. After only a few months of language training and multiple part-time jobs, she discovered her passion for lighting. Her 2-year training as an electrician on commercials, music videos and feature films, led to her working as a camera assistant, and later to becoming a cinematographer by the time she turned 18...
Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks
, which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill. Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón
Vittorio Storaro, the award-winning cinematographer who won Oscars for "Apocalypse Now
" and "The Last Emperor
". He was born on June 24, 1940 in Rome, where his father was a projectionist at the Lux Film Studio. At the age of 11, he began studying photography at a technical school...
Seamus McGarvey BSC, born 29 June 1967 in Armagh, Northern Ireland, is an Irish cinematographer who began his career as a still photographer before attending film school at the University of Westminster in London. Upon graduating in 1988 he began shooting short films and documentaries, including Skin...
Danny Cohen was born in London in 1963. He took a social sciences degree at Sheffield Polytechnic and had a long time interest in photography, particularly stills work. He became a photographic technician at Middlesex Polytechnic and then a camera assistant on documentaries, commercials and films for eight years...
“ 02013.02.24: won best cinematography for Life of Pi. ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
“ Cinematographer for Safety Not Guaranteed and many other films. ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
Theo van de Sande
Theo Van de Sande, a graduate of the Dutch Film Academy and an award-winning Cinematographer, started working professionally while still in school. At an early age, Theo found his passion in still photography and earned his first camera by working in the strawberry fields. He decided to try his luck...
“ La Sirga (The Towrope) ...Film Movement ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
Cathy Lee Crane
Cathy Lee Crane has been making narrative/documentary hybrid films on 16mm since 1994. She received the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2013 for her lyrical re-combinations of archival and staged material. Her first feature Pasolini's Last Words (2012) was supported through grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Film...
“ 2013 Guggenheim Fellow ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
Juan Ruiz Anchía
Juan Ruiz-Anchia, ASC was born in the capital of the Basque Province of Spain, Bilbao. He graduated in 1981 from the American Film Institute (AFI in Hollywood, CA) with a Master in Visual Arts as a Director of Photography. Prior to attending AFI, he graduated from the Escuela Oficial de Cinematografía in Madrid...
VanNessa Manlunas is a young emerging talent in the world of Cinematography. Graduating with a degree in Video Production, VanNessa stood out from the beginning and was honored with the Best Cinematographer Award in her graduation class. Post college she continued to master her craft and climb through the male dominated ranks of Cinematography...
“ cinematographer for King of Norway, which I supported with their IndieGoGo campaign... ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
A Seattle native, Tarin Anderson is an alumni of the American Film Institute's Cinematography discipline and has gone on to shoot an array of films, commercials, and music videos. She has worked with several Academy Award nominees and industry notables including Ed Harris, Taraji P. Henson, Amy Madigan...
“ As High as the Sky cinematographer ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
“ Loved his work in Macbeth: Great Performances. ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
“ Cinematographer for Fruitvale Station, The Sound of My Voice, Dorfman in Love, etc. ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
“ Cinematographer for God Bless America. ” - Barbara Ann O'Leary
She has studied filmmaking at the University of Southern California's Graduate Film and Television Program and also has a previous Master's degree in Creative Writing from New York University and has studied at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa Institute with its multi-disciplinary approach to writing...
Phedon Papamichael, an award winning Cinematographer, was born in Athens, Greece and moved with his family to Germany, where in 1982 he completed his education in Fine Arts, in Munich. Working as a photojournalist brought Phedon to NYC in 1983, where he started crossing over into cinematography. His first short film...