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James Chressanthis


James Chressanthis is known for his cinematography on The Family (2016), American Horror Story (2015), In My Dreams (2014), The Watsons Go To Birmingham (2013), Hide (2012), Ghost Whisperer (2005-2010), The Reagans (2004), The Music Man (2003), Chicago (2002, additional photography), Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001) and Urban ... See full bio »
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Known For

American Horror Story
American Horror Story Cinematographer
(2014-2015)
Cesar's Last Fast
Cesar's Last Fast Cinematographer
(2014)
Chicago
Chicago Camera and Electrical Department
(2002)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Cinematographer (51 credits)
 2017 Seeds of Change (Short)
 2017 Unorganized Crime (TV Movie)
  The Family (TV Series) (7 episodes, 2016) (director of photography - 1 episode, 2016)
- Sweet Jane (2016)
- Nowhere Man (2016)
- I Win (2016)
 2014 American Horror Story (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Orphans (2014) ... (director of photography)
 2014 In My Dreams (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2014 Cesar's Last Fast (Documentary)
 2013 Christmas in Conway (TV Movie)
 2013 The Watsons Go to Birmingham (TV Movie)
  The Client List (TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (director of photography - 22 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- Whatever It Takes (2013) ... (director of photography)
- When I Say I Do (2013) ... (director of photography)
- I Miss Back When (2013) ... (director of photography)
- What Part of No? (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy (2013) ... (director of photography)
 2013 The Makeover (TV Movie)
 2013 Prosecuting Casey Anthony (TV Movie)
 2011 Hide (TV Movie)
 2010 Venus & Vegas
 2005-2010 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (director of photography - 57 episodes)
- Lethal Combination (2010) ... (director of photography)
- On Thin Ice (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Implosion (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Living Nightmare (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Dead Air (2010) ... (director of photography)
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie)
 2005 Four Minutes (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2004 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (TV Movie)
 2004 Eye of the Beholder with Serena Yang (TV Series documentary)
 2003 The Reagans (TV Movie)
 2002-2003 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Nancy Drew (2002)
 2003 The Music Man (TV Movie)
 2002 MC Hammer: 2 Legit - The Videos (Video documentary) (video "Turn This Mutha Out")
 2001 Brian's Song (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2001 Thieves (TV Series)
 2001 Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (director of photography)
 1999-2000 Martial Law (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Thrill Is Gone (2000) ... (as James Chressathis)
- Freefall (2000) ... (as James Chressathis)
- Honor Among Strangers (2000) ... (as James Chressathis)
- Deathfist 5: Major Crimes Unit (2000) ... (as James Chressathis)
- Dog Day Afternoon (2000) ... (as James Chressathis)
 1998 Urban Legend
 1998 Judas Kiss
 1998 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- True Course (1998)
- Remember? (1998)
- Smooth Sailing (1998)
 1997 High Incident (TV Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Shootout (1997) ... (director of photography)
- Excessive Force (1997) ... (director of photography)
- Black & Blue (1997) ... (director of photography)
- Knock, Knock (1997) ... (director of photography)
 1996 The Cape (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1996)
 1995-1996 Nowhere Man (TV Series) (director of photography - 20 episodes)
- Gemini (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Marathon (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Zero Minus Ten (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Calaway (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Dark Side of the Moon (1996) ... (director of photography)
 1995 Lost & Found (TV Series documentary)
 1994 Reform School Girl (TV Movie)
 1993 Night Driving (TV Short)
 1993 Summer Single (Short)
 1993 Harts of the West (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Jake's Brother (1993)
 1993 Hexed
 1992 Kill the Messenger (Short)
 1992 Majority Rule (TV Movie)
 1991 Life As We Know It! (TV Movie)
 1991 Death Dreams (TV Movie)
 1990 Scared of Guns (Short)
 1989 Let the Bells Ring (Short)
 1987 Opportunity (Short)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (8 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Other Works:

Music video "Opportunity (1987)"

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Alternate Names:

J. Chressathis | James Chressathis | George La Fountaine
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Trivia:

Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2002 and Greek Society of Cinematographers (GSC) since 2014. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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