2012 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

by cinemavis | created - 15 Feb 2012 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Emmanuel Lubezki

Cinematographer | Children of Men

Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks (1993), which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill.

Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker ...

2. Robert Richardson

Cinematographer | Inglourious Basterds

Robert Richardson an American cinematographer. He is best known for work with Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, and Oliver Stone.

He has won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography three times, for his work on JFK (1991), The Aviator (2004), and Hugo (2011). He is one of three living persons who...

3. Roger Deakins

Cinematographer | Skyfall

Roger Deakins is an English cinematographer best known for his work on the films of the Coen brothers, Sam Mendes, and Denis Villeneuve.

He is a member of both the American and British Society of Cinematographers.

Deakins' first feature film in America as cinematographer was Mountains of the Moon (...

4. Turaj Aslani

Cinematographer | Fasle kargadan

Turaj Aslani is a cinematographer and producer, known for Rhino Season (2012), Gold Carrier (2019) and 14 Tirmeh (2017).

5. Adam Arkapaw

Cinematographer | Macbeth

Adam Arkapaw is known for his work on films such as Macbeth (2015 - ASC spotlight award) Animal Kingdom (2010 - Camerimage Cinematographer Debuts Competition winner) The Snowtown Murders (2011) Light Between the Oceans (2016) Lore (2011) and Assassin's Creed (2016). He is also the Emmy ...

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6. Janusz Kaminski

Cinematographer | Schindler's List

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 ...

7. Seamus McGarvey

Cinematographer | Atonement

SEAMUS McGARVEY (Director of Photography) has collected two Academy Award nominations for his cinematography: on Joe Wright's 2007 WWI drama "Atonement," and his 2012 adaptation of Tolstoy's classic, "Anna Karenina." In addition to the Oscar nominations, McGarvey won the British Society of ...

8. Mihai Malaimare Jr.

Cinematographer | The Master

Mihai Malaimare Jr. was born in 1975 in Bucharest, Romania. He is known for his work on The Master (2012), Sleepless (2017) and A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014).

9. Benoît Debie

Cinematographer | Enter the Void

Benoît Debie is known for his work on Enter the Void (2009), The Sisters Brothers (2018) and Spring Breakers (2012).

10. Dariusz Wolski

Cinematographer | The Martian

Dariusz Wolski is a Polish film and music video cinematographer. He is best known for Crimson Tide (1995), Dark City (1998), the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), The Martian (2015) and All the Money in the World (2017).

Many of his ...

11. George Richmond

Camera_department | Children of Men

George Richmond is known for his work on Children of Men (2006), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).

12. Benoît Delhomme

Cinematographer | At Eternity's Gate

Benoît Delhomme was born in 1961 in France. He is known for his work on At Eternity's Gate (2018), The Theory of Everything (2014) and Lawless (2012).

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13. Bruno Delbonnel

Cinematographer | Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Bruno Delbonnel was born in 1957 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. He is known for his work on A Very Long Engagement (2004), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) and Amélie (2001).

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14. Wally Pfister

Cinematographer | Inception

Wally Pfister is an American cinematographer and film director, who is best known for his work with Christopher Nolan. He is also known for his work on director F. Gary Gray's The Italian Job (2003) and Bennett Miller's Moneyball (2011).

He made his directorial debut with the film Transcendence (...

15. Nicholas D. Knowland

Cinematographer | Berberian Sound Studio

Nicholas D. Knowland was born in November 1941 in Devizes, Wiltshire, England as Nicholas David Knowland. He is known for his work on Berberian Sound Studio (2012), The Duke of Burgundy (2014) and Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995). He has been married to Harriet ...

16. Robbie Ryan

Cinematographer | American Honey

Robbie Ryan is an Irish cinematographer. He is best known for his work in Fish Tank (2009), Slow West (2015), Amercican Honey (2016) and The Favourite (2018) for which he was nominated for an Oscar for Best Achievement in Cinematography.

Ryan has already work in more than 90 projects as an ...

17. Slawomir Idziak

Cinematographer | Trois couleurs: Bleu

Slawomir Idziak was born on January 25, 1945 in Katowice, Slaskie, Poland. He is a cinematographer and writer, known for Three Colors: Blue (1993), Black Hawk Down (2001) and I Want You (1998). He was previously married to Maria Gladkowska.

18. Sean Bobbitt

Cinematographer | 12 Years a Slave

Sean Bobbitt was born on November 29, 1958 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA as Sean Francis Bobbitt. He is known for his work on 12 Years a Slave (2013), Hunger (2008) and Shame (2011).

19. Asaf Sudri

Cinematographer | Death in the Terminal

Asaf Sudri is a cinematographer and director, known for Death in the Terminal (2016), Fill the Void (2012) and Thirst (2004).

20. John Mathieson

Cinematographer | Gladiator

John Mathieson came up through the traditional camera ranks and worked as an assistant to Gabriel Beristáin for several years. Mathieson was first recognized for his work on the music video "Peek-A-Boo" by Siouxsie and the Banshees.

21. Rob Hardy

Cinematographer | Annihilation

Rob Hardy BSC is best known for his work on 'RED RIDING 1974' - 'EX MACHINA' and 'BOY A' for which he won a BAFTA.

Most recently, he completed principle photography on 'EUPHORIA' , Produced by and staring Alicia Vikander along with Eva Green & Charlotte Rampling.

In addition he has shot Alex ...

22. Yue Lü

Cinematographer | Chi bi

Yue Lü was born in 1957 in China. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Red Cliff (2008), Thirteen Princess Trees (2006) and Mr. Zhao (1998).

23. Danny Cohen

Cinematographer | Les Misérables

Danny Cohen was born in London in 1963. He took a social sciences degree at Sheffield Polytechnic and had a long time interest in photography, particularly stills work. He became a photographic technician at Middlesex Polytechnic and then a camera assistant on documentaries, commercials and films ...

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24. Kiko de la Rica

Cinematographer | Lucía y el sexo

Kiko de la Rica was born on April 6, 1965 in Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain. He is a cinematographer, known for Sex and Lucía (2001), Common Wealth (2000) and Witching and Bitching (2013).

25. Adam Sikora

Cinematographer | Boze Cialo

Adam Sikora was born on May 3, 1960 in Mikolów, Slaskie, Poland. He is known for his work on Corpus Christi (2006), Autsajder (2018) and Angelus (2000).

26. Daniel Vilar

Camera_department | The Cold Light of Day

Daniel Vilar is known for his work on The Cold Light of Day (2012), Syriana (2005) and Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013).

27. Ben Smithard

Cinematographer | Blinded by the Light

Ben Smithard is known for his work on Blinded by the Light (2019), Downton Abbey (2019) and King Lear (2018).

28. Adriano Goldman

Cinematographer | Sin nombre

Member of ABC (Associação Brasileira de Cinematografia) and of ASC (American Society of Cinematographers).

29. Yves Bélanger

Cinematographer | Brooklyn

Member of CSC (Canadian Society of Cinematographers).

33. Robert D. Yeoman

Cinematographer | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Robert D. Yeoman was born on March 10, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert David Yeoman. He is known for his work on The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and Drugstore Cowboy (1989).

35. Greig Fraser

Cinematographer | Foxcatcher

Greig Fraser was born on October 3, 1975 in Melbourne, Australia. He is known for his work on Foxcatcher (2014), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012).

36. Rui Poças

Cinematographer | Frankie

Rui Poças was born on December 4, 1966 in Porto, Portugal. He is known for his work on Frankie (2019), Zama (2017) and Good Manners (2017).

37. Paolo Carnera

Cinematographer | Suburra

Member of AIC (Italian Society of Cinematographers).

38. Dan Laustsen

Cinematographer | The Shape of Water

Dan Laustsen is a Danish cinematographer. He is best known for Crimson Peak (2015), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) and The Shape of Water (2017) for which he received an Academy Award nomination.

He studied at the National Film School of Denmark from 1976 to 1979, to pursue a career of cinematography. ...

40. Claudio Miranda

Cinematographer | Life of Pi

Claudio Miranda was born in 1964 in Santiago, Chile. He is known for his work on Life of Pi (2012), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Oblivion (2013).

41. Shane Hurlbut

Cinematographer | 11:14

Shane Hurlbut, ASC is a member of the prestigious American Society of Cinematographers and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The American Society of Cinematographers recognized Hurlbut after his first feature film, The Rat Pack (1998), depicting Frank Sinatra and his infamous friends...

43. Nicolas Bolduc

Cinematographer | Enemy

Nicolas Bolduc was born on March 5, 1973 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is known for his work on Enemy (2013), Outlander (2008) and War Witch (2012).

44. Greig Fraser

Cinematographer | Foxcatcher

Greig Fraser was born on October 3, 1975 in Melbourne, Australia. He is known for his work on Foxcatcher (2014), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012).

45. Dirk Brüel

Cinematographer | Springflod

Father of cinematographer Nicolai Brüel.

46. Rauno Ronkainen

Cinematographer | Puhdistus

Rauno Ronkainen was born on August 4, 1964 in Finland. He is known for his work on Purge (2012), Tears of April (2008) and Frozen Land (2005). He is married to Maarit Lalli.

47. Arthur Reinhart

Cinematographer | Jestem

Arthur Reinhart was born on March 24, 1965 in Kluczbork, Opolskie, Poland. He is a cinematographer and editor, known for I Am (2005), Venice (2010) and Tristan + Isolde (2006).

48. Frank Griebe

Cinematographer | Lola rennt

Frank Griebe was born on August 28, 1964 in Hamburg, West Germany. He is known for his work on Run Lola Run (1998), Cloud Atlas (2012) and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006).

49. John Toll

Cinematographer | The Last Samurai

John Toll is an American cinematographer. His filmography spans a wide variety of genres, including epic period drama, comedy, science fiction, and contemporary drama. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography in both 1994 and 1995 for Legends of the Fall and Braveheart respectively.

He has ...

50. Roman Vasyanov

Cinematographer | End of Watch

Roman was born in Moscow 1980. His father was a photographer for the Soviet propaganda magazine USSR, and Roman got his first still camera at twelve years old. Now at 30, he has shot more than 300 commercials and 3 feature films - his latest feature The Hipsters was nominated for a Golden Globe and...

51. Bobby Bukowski

Cinematographer | Arlington Road

Bobby Bukowski was born in 1953. He is known for his work on Arlington Road (1999), The Messenger (2009) and Boogeyman (2005).

52. Oscar Faura

Cinematographer | El orfanato

Oscar Faura is known for his work on The Orphanage (2007), The Impossible (2012) and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).

53. Alexis Zabe

Cinematographer | The Florida Project

The Mexico City native became obsessed with movies in his teens, attending local second-run cinemas that ran a different feature every day and frequenting film festivals. While studying filmmaking at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos, he gravitated toward cinematography, serving...

54. Hoyte Van Hoytema

Cinematographer | Dunkirk

Hoyte Van Hoytema was born in Horgen, Switzerland. Van Hoytema is a Dutch-Swedish director of photography known for his work on The Fighter (2010), Her (2013), Interstellar (2014), and Dunkirk (2017). Van Hoytema always wanted to be a filmmaker, therefore he wished to attend a film school in The ...

55. Jeff Cronenweth

Cinematographer | Gone Girl

Jeff Cronenweth was born on January 14, 1962 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Jeffrey Scott Cronenweth. He is known for his work on Gone Girl (2014), The Social Network (2010) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011).

56. Daniele Ciprì

Cinematographer | È stato il figlio

Daniele Ciprì was born on August 17, 1962 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He is a cinematographer and director, known for It Was the Son (2012), How We Got the Italian Movie Business Into Trouble: The True Story of Franco and Ciccio (2004) and Vincere (2009).

57. Christopher Ross

Cinematographer | Blackout

Christopher Ross is known for his work on Blackout (2012), Room (2015) and Black Sea (2014).

58. Darius Khondji

Cinematographer | Amour

Darius Khondji was born on October 21, 1955 in Tehran, Iran. He is known for his work on Amour (2012), Se7en (1995) and Delicatessen (1991). He is married to Marianne Khondji. They have three children.

60. Lol Crawley

Cinematographer | Four Lions

A member of the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC).

61. Stéphane Fontaine

Cinematographer | Un prophète

Stéphane Fontaine is known for his work on A Prophet (2009), Captain Fantastic (2016) and Jackie (2016).

62. Rob Hardy

Cinematographer | Annihilation

Rob Hardy BSC is best known for his work on 'RED RIDING 1974' - 'EX MACHINA' and 'BOY A' for which he won a BAFTA.

Most recently, he completed principle photography on 'EUPHORIA' , Produced by and staring Alicia Vikander along with Eva Green & Charlotte Rampling.

In addition he has shot Alex ...

64. Rodrigo Prieto

Cinematographer | Brokeback Mountain

Rodrigo Prieto is a Mexican cinematographer. He is best known for Brokeback Mountain (2005), Babel (2006), Argo (2012), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and Silence (2016).

He also worked with Alejandro González Iñárritu on the acclaimed Amores perros (2000), 21 Grams (2003), and Biutiful (2010).

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65. Ben Richardson

Cinematographer | Beasts of the Southern Wild

Ben Richardson is a cinematographer and producer, known for Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), Wind River (2017) and 1922 (2017).

67. Charlotte Bruus Christensen

Cinematographer | Fences

Charlotte Bruus Christensen is a Danish cinematographer. She is best known for her work in The Hunt (2012), Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), Fences (2016), and The Girl on the Train (2016).

She earned a degree in cinematography from the National Film and Television School in 2004. After film ...

68. Richard Van Oosterhout

Cinematographer | Love & Friendship

Richard van Oosterhout is a Belgian based cinematographer who works since the mid-nineties as a DP. Richard is a board member of the NSC (Netherlands Society of Cinematographers), member of the SBC (Society of Belgian Cinematographers), EFA (European Film Academy) He is the initiator and co-editor ...

69. Sean Bobbitt

Cinematographer | 12 Years a Slave

Sean Bobbitt was born on November 29, 1958 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA as Sean Francis Bobbitt. He is known for his work on 12 Years a Slave (2013), Hunger (2008) and Shame (2011).

70. Greig Fraser

Cinematographer | Foxcatcher

Greig Fraser was born on October 3, 1975 in Melbourne, Australia. He is known for his work on Foxcatcher (2014), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012).

71. Francesco Di Giacomo

Camera_department | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Francesco Di Giacomo is known for his work on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), Ra.One (2011) and U-571 (2000).

72. Mihai Malaimare Jr.

Cinematographer | The Master

Mihai Malaimare Jr. was born in 1975 in Bucharest, Romania. He is known for his work on The Master (2012), Sleepless (2017) and A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014).

73. Edward Lachman

Cinematographer | Carol

Edward Lachman was born on March 31, 1948 in Morristown, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Carol (2015), Far from Heaven (2002) and Ken Park (2002).

75. Ravi Varman

Cinematographer | Barfi!

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78. Eric Gautier

Cinematographer | Into the Wild

Member of the Association Française des directeurs de photographie Cinématographique (AFC).

79. Mario Montero

Cinematographer | Amor idiota

Mario Montero was born as MARIO ALBERTO MONTERO RODRIGUEZ. He is known for his work on Idiot Love (2004), Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998) and Airbag (1997).

81. Caroline Champetier

Cinematographer | Holy Motors

Caroline Champetier was born in 1954 in Paris, France. She is known for her work on Holy Motors (2012), Marée haute (1999) and Of Gods and Men (2010).

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82. Yves Cape

Cinematographer | Holy Motors

Yves Cape was born on November 1, 1960 in Belgium. She is known for her work on Holy Motors (2012), Flanders (2006) and The Buffalo Boy (2004).

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83. Oleg Mutu

Cinematographer | 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile

Member of the 'Romanian Society of Cinematographers' (RSC).

84. Philipp Kirsamer

Camera_department | V for Vendetta

Philipp Kirsamer is known for his work on V for Vendetta (2005), Tristan + Isolde (2006) and A Coffee in Berlin (2012).

86. José Luis Alcaine

Cinematographer | La piel que habito

Jose Luis Alcaine has a theory that the Frank Borzage movie A Farewell to Arms (1932) after a story by Ernest Hemingway, was the main and total inspiration for Pablo Picasso in the creation of the "Guernica", one of the most important painting of the 20th century. He believes that several images of...

88. Erik Wilson

Cinematographer | Paddington 2

Erik Wilson is known for his work on Paddington 2 (2017), The Double (2013) and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013).

89. Lynda Hall

Cinematographer | The Taxidermist

Lynda Hall is known for her work on The Taxidermist (2009), The Imposter (2012) and Just Gone (2016).

90. Christian Berger

Cinematographer | Das weiße Band - Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte

1973 founded own production company TTV Film. Extensive work as a documentary film-maker. 1977 building of experimental video studio. Work with and technical support for various young film-makers working under TTV Film. 1980/81 increasing work in TV plays, screen adaptations with various authors, ...

91. Markus Fraunholz

Cinematographer | Cascadeur

Markus Fraunholz was born on September 29, 1964. He is known for his work on Cascadeur (1998), Die Sturzflieger (1995) and Brother of Sleep (1995).

92. Martin Gschlacht

Cinematographer | Ich seh ich seh

Martin Gschlacht was born in 1969 in Wien, Austria. He is a cinematographer and producer, known for Goodnight Mommy (2014), Revanche (2008) and Women Without Men (2009).

95. Hans Selikovsky

Cinematographer | Sturmfrei

Hans Selikovsky is known for his work on Sturmfrei (2009), Müllers Büro (1986) and Südosttangente (1994).

97. Richard Wagner

Camera_department | Le violon rouge

Richard Wagner was born on August 3, 1973 in Vienna, Austria. He is known for his work on The Red Violin (1998), All the Queen's Men (2001) and Kaliber Deluxe (2000).

98. Matias Penachino

Cinematographer | Halley

Matías Penachino is an established international filmmaker based in Mexico City. He began his career composing skate videos, then went on to study at the University of Buenos Aires where he won the Golden Pen on his first short film.

Penachino has since directed commercials for major brands and music...

99. Ken Seng

Cinematographer | Deadpool

Ken Seng is known for his work on Deadpool (2016), Disconnect (2012) and Project X (2012).



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