Joel Ransom is known for his work on The X-Files (1993), The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008) and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007). See full bio »
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Known For

The X-Files
The X-Files Cinematographer
(1996-2016)
The Stoning of Soraya M.
The Stoning of Soraya M. Cinematographer
(2008)
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem Camera and Electrical Department
(2007)
Shooter
Shooter Camera and Electrical Department
(2007)

Filmography

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 2016 Darc (completed)
 1997-2016 The X-Files (TV Series) (director of photography - 36 episodes)
- My Struggle II (2016) ... (director of photography)
- Babylon (2016) ... (director of photography)
- Home Again (2016) ... (director of photography)
- Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster (2016) ... (director of photography)
- Founder's Mutation (2016) ... (director of photography)
 2015 Agent X (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2015)
 2014/I Outcast
 2014 Frontera
 2013 Djinn
 2013 Ironside (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Uptown Murders (2013) ... (director of photography)
- Pilot (2013) ... (director of photography)
 2013 Delete (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (2012)
 2012 White Collar (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Most Wanted (2012)
- Wanted (2012)
 2012 Continuum (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Matter of Time (2012) ... (director of photography)
- Fast Times (2012) ... (director of photography)
- A Stitch in Time (2012) ... (director of photography)
 2011 Clue (TV Series) (2011)
 2011 Camelot (TV Series) (director of photography - 10 episodes)
- Reckoning (2011) ... (director of photography)
- The Battle of Bardon Pass (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Igraine (2011) ... (director of photography)
- The Long Night (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Three Journeys (2011) ... (director of photography)
 2009 The Philanthropist (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Haiti (2009)
- Kashmir (2009)
- San Diego (2009)
- Kosovo (2009)
- Nigeria Part II (2009)
 2009 Caprica (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2009 High Noon (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2009 Mistresses (TV Movie)
 2008 Samurai Girl (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Book of the Sword: Part 1 (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2008 The Tenth Circle (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2007 Matters of Life & Dating (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2007 The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (director of photography)
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- A Clean Escape (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2007 Angels Fall (TV Movie)
 2006 The Path to 9/11 (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2006)
- Episode #1.1 (2006)
 2006 A House Divided (TV Movie)
 2005 Revelations (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- Hour Six (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Hour Five (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Hour Four (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Hour Three (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Hour Two (2005) ... (director of photography)
 2004 5ive Days to Midnight (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Day 5 (2004)
- Day 4 (2004)
- Day 3 (2004)
- Day 1 (2004)
- Day 2 (2004)
 2004 Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2004 Traffic (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 ... (director of photography - 2004)
- Episode #1.2 ... (director of photography - 2004)
- Episode #1.1 ... (director of photography - 2004)
 2003 Battlestar Galactica (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (director of photography)
 2003 Saving Jessica Lynch (TV Movie)
 2003 Out of Order (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Put Me in Order (2003)
- Follow the Rat (2003)
- The Art of Loss (2003)
- Pilot: Part Two (2003)
 2003 Veritas: The Quest (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Reunion (2003) ... (director of photography)
 2002 Taken (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Maintenance (2002)
- Acid Tests (2002)
- High Hopes (2002)
- Jacob and Jesse (2002)
- Beyond the Sky (2002)
 2002 Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (Video) (director of photography - as Joel R. Ransom)
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- Points (2001) ... (director of photography - as Joel J. Ransom)
- The Breaking Point (2001) ... (director of photography - as Joel J. Ransom)
- Replacements (2001) ... (director of photography - as Joel J. Ransom)
- Carentan (2001) ... (director of photography - as Joel J. Ransom)
- Currahee (2001) ... (director of photography - as Joel J. Ransom)
 2000 G-Saviour (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Joel J. Ransom)
 1999-2000 Harsh Realm (TV Series) (director of photography - 9 episodes)
- Camera Obscura (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Cincinnati (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Manus Domini (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Three Percenters (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Reunion (2000) ... (director of photography)
 1999 Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (director of photography)
 1998 Mercy Point (TV Series)
 1989 Neon Rider (TV Series)
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Son of film pioneer Fred Ransom.

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