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Director Steven Bernstein DGA, ASC wrote and directed the award winning feature film "Decoding Annie Parker" (U.S. theatrical release Summer 2014) which won Best Actress for Samantha Morton at The Seattle International Film Festival and also won Bernstein The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Award at The Hamptons International Film Festival. Bernstein was a 2013 nominee for The ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for his work on Magic City.

Bernstein began his film career as a cinematographer in the United Kingdom, first doing documentaries, then commercials (for which he won several awards including the Cannes Golden Lion). He went on to shoot many landmark feature films for both studios and independents including the highly acclaimed "Like Water For Chocolate" and the Oscar winning "Monster."

He is also the author of the best selling book "Film Production" about the process of film making. He has authored several other books and screenplays and his new film about Dylan Thomas, "Dominion" from his original screenplay, starring Rhys Ifans, John Malkovich, Romola Garai, Rodrigo Santoro, Tony Hale and Zosia Mamet, will be released in 2015.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: R. Barth

Trivia (5)

Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1999.
He has also appeared as an actor in a number of films and is a highly regarded speaker and lecturer.
Member of the Director's Guild Of America.
Member of The British Academy Of Film And Television Arts.
One of the few people in film to have had success as a director (Dominion, Decoding Annie Parker, award winning), screenwriter, producer, cinematographer (ASC nominee) and Author (The Best Selling "Film Production).

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