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P. Scott Sakamoto

P. Scott Sakamoto is known for his work on The Usual Suspects (1995), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Alice in Wonderland (2010). He is married to Lori Petitti. See full bio »

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Known For

The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects Camera and Electrical Department
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Camera and Electrical Department
Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland Camera and Electrical Department
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises Camera and Electrical Department


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 2018 Black Panther ("a" camera operator) / (steadicam operator) (post-production)
 2017 Alien: Covenant (camera operator: a camera)
 2017 Kong: Skull Island ("a" camera operator/steadicam)
 2016 Rules Don't Apply (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2015 The Revenant (camera operator)
 2015 Entourage (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2015 Insurgent (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2015 Mortdecai (camera operator: "a" camera, USA)
 2014 Interstellar (camera operator - as Scott Sakamoto)
 2014 You're Not You (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2014/I Transcendence (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2014 The Monuments Men (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2013 Labor Day (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (camera operator)
 2011 Moneyball (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2011 The Descendants (a camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2011 The Ides of March (camera operator: "a" camera - as Scott Sakamoto) / (steadicam operator)
 2010 Little Fockers (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2010 Salt (camera operator "a" camera)
 2010 The Back-up Plan (camera operator "a" camera)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll (steadicam operator: Los Angeles - as Scott Sakamoto)
 2009 Duplicity (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2008 Valkyrie (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2008 The Burning Plain (camera operator: "b" camera - as Scott Sakamoto) / (steadicam operator - as Scott Sakamoto)
 2008 A Line in the Sand (steadicam operator)
 2008 Made of Honor (camera operator) / (camera operator: New York)
 2007 Gone Baby Gone (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2007 Michael Clayton (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator - uncredited)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (camera operator)
 2006 American Dreamz (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2005 Jarhead (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2005 Elizabethtown (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2004 In Good Company ("b" camera operator)
 2004 National Treasure (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2004 Raising Helen (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2003 Timeline (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2003 Gigli (camera operator)
 2003 The Italian Job (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2002 Road to Perdition (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2002 Laurel Canyon (steadicam operator)
 2002 High Crimes (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2001 The Princess Diaries (camera operator)
 2000 The Patriot (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1999 Man on the Moon (camera operator: "b" camera - as Scott Sakamoto)
 1999 Anna and the King (camera operator)
 1999 The Haunting (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 1999 Limbo (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1999 Message in a Bottle (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1998 Enemy of the State (camera operator)
 1998 Beloved (camera operator - as Scott Sakamoto) / (steadicam operator - as Scott Sakamoto)
 1998 Twilight (director of photography: second unit)
 1998 Sphere (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1997 A Thousand Acres (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1997 Rosewood (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1996 The Rich Man's Wife (camera operator)
 1996 Mulholland Falls (camera operator)
 1996 The Birdcage (steadicam operator)
 1995 Grumpier Old Men (camera operator)
 1995 Three Wishes (camera operator)
 1995 Devil in a Blue Dress (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1995 Congo (camera operator)
 1995 The Usual Suspects (director of photography: second unit - as Scott Sakamoto) / (steadicam operator - as Scott Sakamoto)
 1994 The Secret of Roan Inish (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1994 Blankman (camera operator)
 1994 Clean Slate (steadicam operator - as Scott Sakamoto)
 1993 The Program (camera operator)
 1993 Menace II Society (steadicam operator)
 1993 Indian Summer (camera operator - as Paul Scott Sakamoto) / (steadicam operator - as Paul Scott Sakamoto)
 1993 Born Yesterday (steadicam operator)
 1992 The Bodyguard (steadicam operator)
 1992 The Babe (camera operator - uncredited)
 1991 Other People's Money (first assistant camera)
 1989 Blaze (first assistant camera)
 1989 Chattahoochee (first assistant camera: second unit)
 1989 Blood Red (additional camera - as Scott Sakamoto)
 1989 Three Fugitives (first assistant camera - as Scott Sakamoto)
 1988 Scrooged (first assistant photographer - as Scott Sakamoto)
 1988 Colors (first assistant camera)
 1987 Matewan (first assistant camera - as Scott Sakamoto)
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (second assistant camera)
 1986 Pretty in Pink (second assistant camera)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Paul Scott Sakamoto | Scott Sakamoto

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P. Scott Sakamoto recipient of the Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards: Camera Operator (2017).

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