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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 other film's as an cinematographer includes Amistad... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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Minority Report
Minority Report Cinematographer
Schindler's List
Schindler's List Cinematographer
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan Cinematographer
War Horse
War Horse Cinematographer


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  The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara (director of photography) (pre-production)
 2017 The Post (director of photography)
 2016 The BFG (director of photography)
 2014 The Judge
 2013 Broken Night (Short)
 2012 Lincoln (director of photography)
 2011 War Horse (director of photography)
 2011 The Adventures of Tintin (cinematography consultant, uncredited)
 2010 How Do You Know (director of photography)
 2010 Lady Gaga: Alejandro (Video short)
 2009 Funny People (director of photography)
 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (director of photography)
 2007 Hania
 2007 Mission Zero (Short)
 2005 Munich (director of photography)
 2005 War of the Worlds (director of photography)
 2004 Jumbo Girl (Short)
 2004 The Terminal (director of photography)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (director of photography)
 2002 Minority Report (director of photography)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (photographed by)
 1998 Saving Private Ryan (director of photography)
 1997 Amistad (director of photography)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (director of photography)
 1996 Jerry Maguire
 1995 How to Make an American Quilt (director of photography)
 1995 Tall Tale
 1994 Little Giants
 1993 Schindler's List (director of photography)
 1993 Class of '61 (TV Movie)
 1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn (director of photography)
 1993 Trouble Bound
 1992 Mad Dog Coll
 1991 Killer Instinct (as Jennifer Stoltz)
 1991 Wildflower (TV Movie)
 1991 Cool as Ice (director of photography)
 1991 Pyrates
 1991 The Terror Within II (director of photography)
 1986 Lady America
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Directed Char-Broil TV commercial "Keepers of the Flame" (2001). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Janesz Kaminsky | Jennifer Stoltz


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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I think there is more to cinematography than talking about cameras and film stock. It's like talking to a costume designer about what kind of sewing machine they use. See more »


After Schindler's List (1993), he started recruiting Columbia College Chicago undergraduate students to work on his and Steven Spielberg's films as production assistants and grips in the camera department. See more »


Cinematographer of Steven Spielberg's movies ever since Schindler's List (1993).. See more »

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