2016 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

by cinemavis | created - 10 Apr 2016 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

2. Natasha Braier

Cinematographer | The Neon Demon

Natasha Braier is known for her work on The Neon Demon (2016), The Rover (2014) and XXY (2007).

3. Ping Bin Lee

Cinematographer | Faa yeung nin wa

Ping Bin Lee was born in 1954 in Taiwan. He is known for his work on In the Mood for Love (2000), The Assassin (2015) and Norwegian Wood (2010).

4. Linus Sandgren

Cinematographer | First Man

Linus Sandgren is an Academy Award winning Swedish cinematographer. He is best known for his work with Damien Chazelle on La La Land (2016) and his collaboration with David O Russell on the films American Hustle (2013) and Joy (2015).

He also worked with Gus Van Sant on Promised Land where he shot ...

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5. Piotr Sobocinski Jr.

Cinematographer | Zima

Born on 3rd of November 1983 in Lodz. Graduate of Cinematography Department of The Polish National Film, Television and Theater School, (PWSFTviT) in Lodz.

Son of cinematographer Piotr Sobocinski and actress Hanna Mikuc a grandson of cinematographer Witold Sobocinski and actors Wanda Mikuc and ...

6. 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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7. Greig Fraser

Cinematographer | Dune

Greig Fraser was born on October 3, 1975 in Melbourne, Australia. He is a cinematographer and producer, known for Dune (2020), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012).

9. Bradford Young

Cinematographer | Arrival

Bradford Young is an American cinematographer. His feature films as director of photography include White Lies, Black Sheep (2007), Pariah (2011), Restless City (2011), Middle of Nowhere (2012), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Mother of George (2013), and Arrival (2016).

In January 2017, Young ...

10. Simon Duggan

Cinematographer | The Great Gatsby

Simon Duggan was born on May 13, 1959 in Wellington, New Zealand. He is a cinematographer, known for The Great Gatsby (2013), Hacksaw Ridge (2016) and I, Robot (2004).

12. Ben Davis

Cinematographer | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Member of the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC).

13. Chung-hoon Chung

Cinematographer | Ah-ga-ssi

Chung-hoon Chung was born on June 15, 1970 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a cinematographer and writer, known for The Handmaiden (2016), Oldboy (2003) and Stoker (2013).

14. 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).

15. Pawel Dyllus

Cinematographer | Dziwor

In 2017 Pawel was awarded for the Best Feature Film Cinematography by Polish Society of Cinematographers (PSC) for his work in I'M A KILLER which he also received a nomination for the Polish Film Academy Award. Pawel was also nominated for the Golden Frog Award at Camerimage 2013 for LIFE FEELS ...

16. Michal Englert

Cinematographer | W imie...

His partner for several years has been actress Maja Ostaszewska. They have two children together: son Franciszek (born in 2007) and daughter Janina (born in 2009).

18. Vittorio Storaro

Cinematographer | Apocalypse Now

Vittorio Storaro, the award-winning cinematographer who won Oscars for "Apocalypse Now (1979)", "Reds (1981)" and "The Last Emperor (1987)". He was born on June 24, 1940 in Rome, where his father was a projectionist at the Lux Film Studio. At the age of 11, he began studying photography at a ...

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19. Mandy Walker

Cinematographer | Hidden Figures

Mandy Walker was born in 1963 in Bundoora, Victoria, Australia. She is known for her work on Hidden Figures (2016), Australia (2008) and Shattered Glass (2003).

20. Julie Kirkwood

Cinematographer | Journey from the Fall

After earning a degree in still photography from the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, Julie moved to New York, then San Francisco, and finally settled in Los Angeles where she began her career in cinematography. Her first film, Come Nightfall, was selected to screen at Sundance in 2002. ...

22. 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...

23. Anthony Dod Mantle

Cinematographer | Slumdog Millionaire

Anthony Dod Mantle was born on April 14, 1955 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He is known for his work on Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Antichrist (2009) and 127 Hours (2010).

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24. Roger Deakins

Cinematographer | Blade Runner 2049

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 (...

25. Elliot Davis

Cinematographer | Out of Sight

Elliot Davis was born on May 23, 1948 in the USA. He is known for his work on Out of Sight (1998), Man of Tai Chi (2013) and Twilight (2008).

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26. Christopher Doyle

Cinematographer | Paranoid Park

Christopher Doyle was born on May 2, 1952 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is a cinematographer and actor, known for Paranoid Park (2007), Hero (2002) and 2046 (2004).

27. Bojan Bazelli

Cinematographer | The Lone Ranger

Cinematographer Bojan Bazelli, ASC is a master image maker who leads the way with his visually groundbreaking work.

He's currently starting prep on director Robert Schwentke's Snake Eyes, a G.I. Joe spinoff following the titular character on a quest to avenge the death of his father. Previously, ...

28. 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 ...

29. Wyatt Garfield

Cinematographer | Mediterranea

Wyatt Garfield is known for his work on Mediterranea (2015), Beatriz at Dinner (2017) and Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012).

30. Oscar Faura

Cinematographer | El orfanato

Oscar Faura is known for his work on The Orphanage (2007), The Impossible (2012) and A Monster Calls (2016).

33. Dion Beebe

Cinematographer | Memoirs of a Geisha

Dion Beebe is an Australian-South African cinematographer. He is best known for his collaboration with Rob Marshall in the films Chicago (2002), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Nine (2009), Into the Woods (2014) and Mary Poppins Returns (2018);

Beebe also worked with Michael Mann in Collateral (2004) ...

34. Javier Aguirresarobe

Cinematographer | Thor: Ragnarok

Javier Aguirresarobe was born on October 10, 1948 in Éibar, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain. He is known for his work on Thor: Ragnarok (2017), The Road (2009) and The Others (2001).

35. Peter Levy

Cinematographer | Predator 2

Peter Levy was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is known for his work on Predator 2 (1990), Lost in Space (1998) and The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004).

36. Martin Ruhe

Cinematographer | Catch-22

Martin Ruhe was born in 1965 in Germany. He is known for his work on Catch-22 (2019), Control (2007) and Harry Brown (2009).

37. Henry Braham

Cinematographer | The Golden Compass

Henry Braham was born on October 30, 1965 in England. He is known for his work on The Golden Compass (2007), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016). He is married to Glynis Murray.

38. Ekkehart Pollack

Cinematographer | Gamer

Ekkehart Pollack is a cinematographer, known for Gamer (2009), Pathology (2008) and Der tote Taucher im Wald (2000).

40. Dana Gonzales

Camera_department | Fargo

5-time Emmy-nominated Director of Photography Dana Gonzales' electrifying shots have launched him to the forefront of cinematography and directing, both in television and film. After shooting the first season, Gonzales led the visuals, as a cinematographer, for the second season of FX's ...

41. Jules O'Loughlin

Cinematographer | Angel Has Fallen

Jules O'Loughlin is known for his work on Angel Has Fallen (2019), See (2019) and Black Sails (2014).

42. Don Burgess

Cinematographer | Forrest Gump

Don Burgess was born on May 28, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Don Michael Burgess. He is known for his work on Forrest Gump (1994), Contact (1997) and Cast Away (2000). He has been married to Bonnie Ann Burgess since December 4, 1982. They have three children.

44. Mikhail Krichman

Cinematographer | Nelyubov

Mikhail Krichman was born on June 17, 1967 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Mikhail Vladimirovich Krichman. He is a cinematographer and writer, known for Loveless (2017), Leviathan (2014) and The Return (2003).

45. Stéphane Fontaine

Cinematographer | Un prophète

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

46. Sam McCurdy

Cinematographer | A United Kingdom

Sam McCurdy is known for his work on A United Kingdom (2016), The Descent (2005) and The Devil's Double (2011).

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47. Oleg Mutu

Cinematographer | 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile

In 2003 Oleg Mutu founded together with director/writer Cristian Mungiu and director/writer/actor/musician Hanno Höfer the production company 'Mobra Films'.

48. Mike Gioulakis

Cinematographer | It Follows

Mike Gioulakis is known for his work on It Follows (2014), Us (2019) and John Dies at the End (2012).

49. Don Burgess

Cinematographer | Forrest Gump

Don Burgess was born on May 28, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Don Michael Burgess. He is known for his work on Forrest Gump (1994), Contact (1997) and Cast Away (2000). He has been married to Bonnie Ann Burgess since December 4, 1982. They have three children.

50. John Schwartzman

Cinematographer | Seabiscuit

John Schwartzman was born on October 18, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Marc Schwartzman. He is known for his work on Seabiscuit (2003), Pearl Harbor (2001) and Armageddon (1998).

51. Guillaume Deffontaines

Camera_department | Kiss of the Dragon

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

52. Maksim Osadchiy-Korytkovskiy

Cinematographer | 9 rota

MAX Osadchi was born in Russia in 1965.

He has graduated VGIK (Russia) - Gerasimov_Institute_of_Cinematography in 1990.

Passionate about feature films, music videos and commercials. More than 20 feature films, 500+ music videos, 300+ commercials.

Experienced cinematographer working between United ...

53. Phedon Papamichael

Cinematographer | Nebraska

Phedon Papamichael, an award winning Cinematographer, was born in Athens, Greece and moved with his family to Germany, where in 1982 he completed his education in Fine Arts, in Munich. Working as a photojournalist brought Phedon to NYC in 1983, where he started crossing over into cinematography.

His...

54. Sturla Brandth Grøvlen

Cinematographer | Victoria

Sturla Brandth Grøvlen was born on March 11, 1980 in Trondheim, Norway. He is known for his work on Victoria (2015), Rams (2015) and The Discovery (2017).

56. Lukasz Zal

Cinematographer | Zimna wojna

Lukasz Zal is a Polish cinematographer born in 1981, an Oscar and BAFTA-nominee for IDA (dir. Pawel Pawlikowski) and a winner of the Golden Frog Award at Camerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography.

Director of Photography of DOVLATOV (dir. Aleksiej German Jr.) nominated for ...

57. 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 ...

58. André Turpin

Cinematographer | Mommy

André Turpin was born in 1966 in Quebec, Canada. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Mommy (2014), Incendies (2010) and Soft Shell Man (2001).

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59. Anthony Dod Mantle

Cinematographer | Slumdog Millionaire

Anthony Dod Mantle was born on April 14, 1955 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He is known for his work on Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Antichrist (2009) and 127 Hours (2010).

60. Nicolas Karakatsanis

Cinematographer | The Loft

Nicolas Karakatsanis is a cinematographer and editor, known for The Loft (2014), Bullhead (2011) and Triple 9 (2016).

61. Robert Elswit

Cinematographer | There Will Be Blood

Robert Elswit is an American cinematographer. He is best known for Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), There Will Be Blood (2007), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), Inherent Vice (2014), and Nightcrawler (2014).

Elswit frequently works with director ...

62. 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).

63. Mikolaj Lebkowski

Cinematographer | Dzej Dzej

Mikolaj Lebkowski was born on March 3, 1977 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is known for his work on Dzej Dzej (2014), Haker (2002) and Sezon na leszcza (2001).

68. Pedro Luque

Cinematographer | Extinction

Pedro Luque was born on November 20, 1980 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is known for his work on Extinction (2018), Don't Breathe (2016) and The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018).

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69. Unax Mendia

Cinematographer | No habrá paz para los malvados

Unax Mendia is known for his work on No Rest for the Wicked (2011), Elena quiere (2007) and Absolon (2003).

70. Remi Adefarasin

Cinematographer | Elizabeth

Remi Adefarasin was born in 1948 in London, England. He is known for his work on Elizabeth (1998), Match Point (2005) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007).

71. Arnau Valls Colomer

Cinematographer | Eva

Arnau Valls Colomer was born on September 13, 1978 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is known for his work on Eva (2011), Never Die (2012) and The Fury of a Patient Man (2016).

72. 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 ...

73. Xavi Giménez

Cinematographer | The Machinist

Xavi Giménez was born in 1970 in Barcelona, Spain. He is known for his work on The Machinist (2004), Agora (2009) and Transsiberian (2008).

74. John Andreas Andersen

Director | Skjelvet

John Andreas Andersen is known for his work on The Quake (2018), King of Devil's Island (2010) and Headhunters (2011). He was previously married to Gudny Hummelvoll.

75. Markus Förderer

Cinematographer | Independence Day: Resurgence

Markus Förderer is known for his work on Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), I Origins (2014) and Skyscraper (2018).

76. 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...

77. Stuart Dryburgh

Cinematographer | The Piano

By coincidence, he shot the pilots of the unrelated TV series New Amsterdam (2008) and New Amsterdam (2018).

78. Xiaoding Zhao

Cinematographer | Shi mian mai fu

Xiaoding Zhao is a cinematographer and director, known for House of Flying Daggers (2004), Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) and Shadow (2018).

79. Peter Szilveszter

Cinematographer | The Legend of Ben Hall

He began his love of films at the age of 5 when he first saw E.T. in Hungary where he was born and his family moved to Australia at the age of 10 from there he forged his way as a filmmaker, studied 3 years of Film and Television at a local college and followed up by starting his own production ...

80. Mattias Troelstrup

Cinematographer | Bang Gang (une histoire d'amour moderne)

Mattias studied still photography from an early age. He has worked as a freelance cinematographer for all the major production companies in Copenhagen. When he came to the American Film Institute in 2008, he was already one of Danish National Television's leading documentary cinematographers, but ...

81. Avinash Arun

Cinematographer | Killa

Avinash Arun is an Indian cinematographer whose latest release Karwaan directed by Akarsh Khurana received wide appreciation. He started assisting in FTII diploma films at the age of 16. He eventually pursued the cinematography course at FTII and graduated in 2011. In 2010, his project, The Light ...

82. Sharone Meir

Cinematographer | Whiplash

Sharone Meir was born on February 1, 1965 in Israel. He is known for his work on Whiplash (2014), Coach Carter (2005) and Mean Creek (2004).

83. Felix Wiedemann

Cinematographer | City of Tiny Lights

Member of the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) since 2017.

84. Jay Oza

Cinematographer | Gully Boy

Jay Oza is known for his work on Gully Boy (2019), Jodhaa Akbar (2008) and Rang De Basanti (2006).

85. Rubén D. Ortega

Cinematographer | Talitá Kum

Rubén D. Ortega is a cinematographer and actor, known for Talitá Kum (2008), Pablo de Tarso: El último viaje (2010) and The Network of Freedom (2017).

87. Daniel Pearl

Cinematographer | The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Cinematographer Daniel Pearl was born in the Bronx, New York City and grew up in New Jersey. His father was a mechanical engineer as well as an alumnus from the University of Texas in Austin. The first film Pearl made was an 8mm movie about skateboarding that he shot and edited at the age of 13. ...

88. Zoran Popovic

Cinematographer | Circle

Zoran Popovic is known for his work on Circle (2015), War, Inc. (2008) and Bad Country (2014).

89. Enrique Chediak

Cinematographer | 127 Hours

Enrique Chediak was born as Enrique Proper Chediak. He is known for his work on 127 Hours (2010), 28 Weeks Later (2007) and Repo Men (2010).

90. Javier Agirre

Cinematographer | Tercero B

Javier Agirre is known for his work on Tercero B (2002), The Giant (2017) and On the Line (2008).

92. Wyatt Garfield

Cinematographer | Mediterranea

Wyatt Garfield is known for his work on Mediterranea (2015), Beatriz at Dinner (2017) and Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012).

94. Wade Muller

Camera_department | Mechanic: Resurrection

Wade was born in Townsville, Australia. He started his career there as a camera assistant, at the age of 19 he decided to make the move to Hong Kong not knowing what to expect and not knowing anyone there, he later got involved in shooting Cantonese language feature films and worked regularly with ...

97. Steeven Petitteville

Camera_department | Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Steeven Petitteville is known for his work on A Very Long Engagement (2004), Babel (2006) and Marie Antoinette (2006).

98. Reed Morano

Director | The Handmaid's Tale

Reed Morano was born on April 15, 1977 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is known for directing and executive producing the pilot as well as episodes 2 & 3 of 'The Handmaid's Tale' (2017) and directing the feature film, 'Meadowland' (2015), which she also served as her own DP on. She also did double ...

99. Chayse Irvin

Cinematographer | BlacKkKlansman

Chayse Irvin is an Canadian/American cinematographer best known for his collaborations with Director/Artist Kahlil Joseph.

Chayse' first feature film as cinematographer was Medeas (2013) in which he won the prestigious "Best Cinematography Debut" at the Camerimage Film Festival. Soon after Chayse ...

100. Khalik Allah

Director | Black Mother

Khalik Allah is a director and cinematographer, known for Black Mother (2018), Field Niggas (2015) and Popa Wu: A 5% Story (2010).



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