The Best 100 Cinematographers (4- Titles)

by joegirard | created - 19 Jul 2016 | updated - 14 Jul 2017 | Public

Some higher ups on this list will make the jump, sooner or later, to the 5+ list (see that list for my method of compilation and list-order). But some, like John Alcott, won't be growing their resume any time soon. For them, and for the new talents with uncertain futures...

(As always, please feel free to make recommendations for anything I've overlooked.)

1. Kazuo Miyagawa

Cinematographer | Yôjinbô

Kazuo Miyagawa was born on February 25, 1908 in Kyoto, Japan. He is known for his work on Yojimbo (1961), Rashômon (1950) and Otôto (1960). He died on August 7, 1999 in Tokyo, Japan.

(Yojimbo, Sansho the Bailiff, Ugetsu, Rashomon) Zatoichi, etc.

2. Tonino Delli Colli

Cinematographer | Der Name der Rose

Tonino Delli Colli was born on November 20, 1922 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Antonio Delli Colli. He is known for his work on The Name of the Rose (1986), Life Is Beautiful (1997) and Once Upon a Time in America (1984). He was married to Alexandra Delli Colli. He died on August 16, 2005 in Rome.

(Life Is Beautiful, Once Upon a Time in America, Once Upon a Time in the West, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly) Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom, The Name of the Rose, The Decameron

3. Gregg Toland

Cinematographer | Citizen Kane

Born in Illinois in 1904, the only child of Jennie and Frank Toland, Gregg and his mother moved to California several years after his parents divorced in 1910. Through Jennie's work as a housekeeper for several people in the movie business, Gregg may had gotten a $12-a-week job at age 15 as an ...

(The Best Years of Our Lives, Citizen Kane, The Grapes of Wrath) Wuthering Heights, The Long Voyage Home, Les Miserables, Dead End

4. Freddie Young

Cinematographer | Lawrence of Arabia

Cinematographer with a long and distinguished career crowned with Oscars for three consecutive films directed by David Lean between 1962-1970. Awarded OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1970.

(Doctor Zhivago, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Lawrence of Arabia) I Accuse!, Ryan’s Daughter, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, 49th Parallel Treasure Island, Lord Jim, Battle of Britain

5. Matt Sohn

Cinematographer | The Office

(The Office (104), Parks and Recreation (6), The Daily Show (unknown))

6. John Alcott

Cinematographer | Barry Lyndon

John Alcott, the Oscar-winning cinematographer best known for his collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick, was born in 1931, in Isleworth, England, the son of movie executive Arthur Alcott, who would become the production controller at Gainsborough Studios during the 1940s.

Alcott began his film...

(The Shining, Barry Lyndon, A Clockwork Orange - (additional photography) 2001: A Space Odyssey - Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzen, Lord of the Apes, The Beastmaster)

7. Jack Cardiff

Director | Sons and Lovers

Almost universally considered one of the greatest cinematographers of all time, Jack Cardiff was also a notable director. He described his childhood as very happy and his parents as quite loving. They performed in music hall as comedians, so he grew up with the fun that came with their theatrical ...

(Rambo: First Blood Part II, The African Queen, The Red Shoes, Black Narcissus - Cat’s Eye, Conan the Destroyer) The Barefoot Contessa, War and Peace, Fanny

8. Stanley Cortez

Cinematographer | The Night of the Hunter

Stanley Cortez was born Samuel Krantz in New York City, New York, the son of Sarah (Lefkowitz) and Moses/Morris Krantz, Austrian Jewish immigrants. His famous actor brother, born Jacob Krantz, changed his name to Ricardo Cortez in order to acquire a more suitably romantic Hollywood image, and ...

(Chinatown, The Three Faces of Eve, The Night of the Hunter, The Magnificent Ambersons - The Angry Red Planet) The Night Kiss, Shock Corridor

9. Matthew Jensen

Cinematographer | Wonder Woman

Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2013.

(True Blood (18), Chronicle, Game of Thrones (4), Fantastic Four) Filth

10. Robert Surtees

Cinematographer | Ben-Hur

Robert L. Surtees began his working life as a portrait photographer and retoucher, before becoming camera assistant at Universal in 1927. He spent a lengthy apprenticeship (15 years) working under such experienced cinematographers as Hal Mohr, Joseph Ruttenberg and Gregg Toland. Between 1929 and ...

(The Sting, The Graduate, Ben-Hur) Quo Vadis, Mutiny on the Bounty, The Last Picture Show, A Star Is Born

11. Aaron Morton

Cinematographer | Orphan Black

Aaron Morton is known for his work on Orphan Black (2013), Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009) and The International (2009).

(Orphan Black (38), Evil Dead, Spartacus (20))

12. Anthony Hardwick

Cinematographer | Entourage

Anthony Hardwick is a director of photography based in Los Angeles, CA. He is best known for his work on episodic television shows including Entourage, The Last Man On Earth, and Rizzoli & Isles, as well as for his work on the feature film, Borat, and the documentary feature film, Religulous. He ...

(The Last Man on Earth, Bruno, Religious, Borat) Army of One

13. Ron Fricke

Cinematographer | Samsara

Ron Fricke is known for his work on Samsara (2011), Baraka (1992) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).

(Samsara, Baraka, Chronos, Koyaanisqatsi), Journey of Hanuman

14. 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).

(Gone Girl, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network, Fight Club - (Camera Department Work) The Game, Se7en, etc. - K-19: The Widowmaker, One Hour Photo)

15. László Kovács

Cinematographer | Easy Rider

László Kovács was born on May 14, 1933 in Cece, Hungary. He is known for his work on Easy Rider (1969), Five Easy Pieces (1970), Ghostbuster (1984) and Copycat (1995). He won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the ASC in 2002. He was married to Audrey. He died on July 22, 2007 in Beverly Hills, ...

(Multiplicity, Ghostbusters, Five Easy Pieces, Easy Rider - Miss Congeniality, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Radio Flyer, Mask, New York, New York) Jack Frost, Return to Me, Say Anything…, Little Nikita, F.I.S.T., Paper Moon, Shampoo, The Rebel Rousers

16. Robert Krasker

Cinematographer | The Third Man

A somewhat underrated figure in cinematographic history, Australian-born Robert Krasker handled some of the most memorable films made in Britain after the Second World War. In his youth he attended art classes in Paris and studied photography at the Photohaendler Schule in Dresden. He briefly ...

(The Third Man, Brief Encounter) El Cid

17. Owen Roizman

Cinematographer | The French Connection

Ace cinematographer Owen Roizman was born September 22, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York. His father Sol was a cinematographer for Fox Movietone News and his uncle Morrie Roizman was a film editor. Owen studied math and physics at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. He began his career shooting TV ...

(The Addams Family, Network, The Exorcist, The French Connection - French Kiss, Wyatt Earp, Tootsie, True Confessions, Play It Again, Sam) Three Days of the Condor, The Stepford Wives

18. Pete Kozachik

Visual_effects | Starship Troopers

Pete Kozachik is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), Innerspace (1987) and Howard the Duck (1986).

(Coraline, Corpse Bride, James and the Giant Peach, The Nightmare Before Christmas) Mermaids on Mars

19. Michael Slovis

Cinematographer | Breaking Bad

Michael Slovis was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Breaking Bad (2008), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008).

(Breaking Bad (50), 30 Rock (11) - (Camera Department Work) Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, City by the Sea, At Play in the Field of the Lord, Penn & Teller Get Killed, Ironweed)

20. Barry Ackroyd

Cinematographer | The Hurt Locker

Barry Ackroyd was born on May 12, 1954 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on The Hurt Locker (2008), Captain Phillips (2013) and The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006).

(The Big Short, Captain Phillips, Coriolanus, The Hurt Locker - Dark Places, The Special Relationship, United 93)

21. Takao Saitô

Cinematographer | Ran

Takao Saitô was born on March 5, 1929 in Kyoto, Japan. He is known for his work on Ran (1985), Kagemusha (1980) and Yojimbo (1961). He died on December 6, 2014 in Zama, Kanagawa, Japan.

(Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams, Ran, Red Beard - Madadayo, Kagemusha, High and Low, Sanjuro)

22. Anette Haellmigk

Camera_department | Spider-Man 2

Anette Haellmigk is known for her work on Spider-Man 2 (2004), Game of Thrones (2011) and Starship Troopers (1997).

(Game of Thrones (10), Big Love (8) - (camera department work) Game of Thrones (5), Team America, Spider-Man 2, Godzilla, Starship Troopers, Showgirls, Total Recall, Tales from the Crypt, RoboCop, The NeverEnding Story) The West Wing (3)

23. Nicola Pecorini

Cinematographer | The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Nicola Pecorini was born on August 10, 1957 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), Tideland (2005) and Ra.One (2011). He is married to Caroline Goodall. They have two children.

(The Zero Theorum, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Tideland, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas) Rules of Engagement

24. Thierry Arbogast

Cinematographer | Le cinquième élément

Thierry Arbogast was born in 1957 in France. He is known for his work on The Fifth Element (1997), La Femme Nikita (1990) and Léon: The Professional (1994).

(The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, The Fifth Element, Leon: The Professional - Catwoman, Femme Fatale) La Femme Nikita, Lucy, The Lady

25. Phil Abraham

Director | Daredevil

Phil Abraham is a director and cinematographer, known for Daredevil (2015), Mad Men (2007) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).

(Mad Men (5), The Sopranos (47) - Annapolis - Camera Department Work - The Sopranos (6), The Corrupter, Godzilla, Miracle on 34th Street, Home Alone 2, Mr. Saturday Night, Highlander II, The Freshman, Monkey Shines, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, The Witches of Eastwick)

26. Romeo Tirone

Cinematographer | Dexter

(True Blood (22), Dexter (60) - Also Directed Episodes of Both)

27. Stuart Dryburgh

Cinematographer | The Piano

Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2009.

(The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Tempest, The Painted Veil, The Piano - Aeon Flux, Analyze This)

28. Tristan Oliver

Cinematographer | Fantastic Mr. Fox

Tristan Oliver is known for his work on Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Isle of Dogs (2018) and ParaNorman (2012).

(ParaNorman, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Chicken Run)

29. Robert Fraisse

Cinematographer | Enemy at the Gates

Robert Fraisse was born in 1940 in Paris, France. He is known for his work on Enemy at the Gates (2001), Ronin (1998) and Babylon A.D. (2008).

(Hotel Rwanda, Enemy at the Gates, Vatel, Ronin - Seven Years in Tibet) The Notebook

30. Ellen Kuras

Cinematographer | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Ellen Kuras was born on July 10, 1959 in New Jersey, USA. She is known for her work on Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008) and P.O.V. (1988).

(Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Coffee and Cigarettes, Personal Velocity, Bamboozled) Away We Go, Be Kind Rewind, The Ballad of Jack and Rose, Analyze That, Blow, He Got Game, Summer of Sam, I Shot Andy Warhol

31. Harold Rosson

Cinematographer | The Wizard of Oz

Harold G. "Hal" Rosson, a cinematographer known for his subtle and imaginative lighting, was born in Genaseo, New York, on August 24, 1895, although some sources cite his birthday as April 6, 1895, or in 1889.

Rosson entered the movie industry in 1908 as an actor at the Vitagraph Studios in Brooklyn...

(Singin’ in the Rain, The Wizard of Oz) The Asphalt Jungle

(Home, Moolaade, The Chorus, Winged Migration)

33. Sacha Vierny

Cinematographer | The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

Sacha Vierny was born on August 10, 1919 in Bois-le-Roi, Seine-et-Marne, France. He was a cinematographer and assistant director, known for The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), The Pillow Book (1996) and Belle de Jour (1967). He died on May 15, 2001 in Paris, France.

(The Pillow Book, Belle de Jour, Hiroshima Mon Amour, Night and Fog - The Man Who Cried) Last Year at Marienbad, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

(The Unknown Known, Standard Operating Procedure, The Fog of War, The Thin Blue Line) Countdown to Zero, Bobby Fischer Against the World

35. Benoît Delhomme

Cinematographer | The Theory of Everything

Benoît Delhomme was born in 1961 in France. He is known for his work on The Theory of Everything (2014), A Most Wanted Man (2014) and Lawless (2012).

(Free State of Jones, The Theory of Everything, 1408, The Proposition - Lawless, Breaking and Entering) A Most Wanted Man, Salome, One Day, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

36. César Charlone

Cinematographer | Blindness

César Charlone was born in 1958 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Blindness (2008), The Constant Gardener (2005) and El baño del Papa (2007).

(City of God, The Constant Gardener, Blindness)

37. Alain Dostie

Cinematographer | Le violon rouge

(Silk, The Red Violin, Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould)

38. 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) ...

(Memoirs of a Geisha, Collateral, Chicago - Gangster Squad, Green Lantern, Nine, Equilibrium) Into the Woods, Edge of Tomorrow, Charlotte Gray, Holy Smoke

39. Russell Carpenter

Cinematographer | Titanic

Russell Carpenter was born on December 9, 1950 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Russell Paul Carpenter. He is known for his work on Titanic (1997), Ant-Man (2015) and The Negotiator (1998).

(The Negotiator, Titanic, True Lies - Ant-Man, Shallow Hal, Charlie’s Angels, The Indian in the Cupboard, Attack of the 50 ft. Woman, The Lawnmower Man, The Wonder Years (4))

40. Larry Smith

Cinematographer | Trafficker

Larry Smith was born in London, England. He is known for his work on Trafficker (2015), The Guard (2011) and Only God Forgives (2013).

(Eyes Wide Shut, Bronson, Only God Forgives - The Guard) The Man Who Knew Infinity, Austenland, Fear X, Calvary

41. Ernest R. Dickerson

Cinematographer | Do the Right Thing

Ernest Roscoe Dickerson A.S.C., aka. Ernest R. Dickerson, is an American film director and cinematographer. As a cinematographer, he is known for his frequent collaborations with Spike Lee. As a director, he is known for films such as Juice (1992), Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995), Bones (...

(Malcolm X, Jungle Fever, Do the Right Thing - Mo’ Better Blues)

42. Sharon Calahan

Editorial_department | John Carter

Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2014.

(Finding Nemo, Toy Story 2, A Bug’s Life—Ratatouille)

43. Thomas E. Ackerman

Cinematographer | Superhero Movie

Cinematographer Thomas Ackerman was born on 14 September, 1948 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and enrolled in the University of Iowa, where he took a cinema course. He was hired by the university to shoot football games and training films for its School of Dentistry. In 1968 he went to work for ...

(Anchorman, Jumanji, Beetlejuice - Superhero Movie, Scary Movie 4, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The Muse, Baby’s Day Out, Dennis the Menace, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Moonwalker, Frankenweenie)

(The Lobster, Attenberg, Dogtooth)

(Smash His Camera, Three of Hearts, Maya Lin) Woodstock, In the the Arms of Strangers, The Long Way Home, Generation 9/11

46. Victor J. Kemper

Cinematographer | Clue

Victor J. Kemper was born on April 14, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Clue (1985), Dog Day Afternoon (1975) and National Lampoon's Vacation (1983).

(Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, The Jerk, Dog Day Afternoon, The Friends of Eddie Coyle - Tommy Boy, Beethoven, F/X2, See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Walk Like A Man, Clue, Cloak & Dagger, Mr. Mom, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Slap Shot) The Candidate, They Might Be Giants, Oh, God!, Coma

47. Jeffrey L. Kimball

Cinematographer | Mission: Impossible II

Jeffrey L. Kimball was born on May 29, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Jeffrey Lane Kimball. He is known for his work on Mission: Impossible II (2000), Paycheck (2003) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002).

(Wild Things, True Romance, Jacob’s Ladder, Top Gun - Four Christmases, Paycheck, Hostage, Mission Impossible II, Stigmata, Curly Sue, Beverly Hills Cop II)

48. Sam Leavitt

Cinematographer | Anatomy of a Murder

Had been a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1935.

(Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Anatomy of a Murder, The Defiant Ones, A Star Is Born) Cape Fear

49. Geoffrey Simpson

Cinematographer | Shine

Geoffrey Simpson was born in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. He is known for his work on Shine (1996), The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988) and Sleeping Beauty (2011).

(The Sessions, Life, Shine, Fried Green Tomatoes - Black and White, Glitter, Little Women, The War)

50. Charles Lang

Cinematographer | Sabrina

One of the outstanding cinematographers of Hollywood's Golden Age, Lang spent most of his career at Paramount (1929-1952), where he contributed to the studio's well-earned reputation for visual style. Lang was educated at Lincoln High School in L.A., then proceeded to the University of Southern ...

(Some Like It Hot, Ace in the Hole) Inside Daisy Clover, Charade, How the West Was Won, The Magnificent Seven, The Man from Laramie, Sabrina, The Big Heat, Salome, The Uninvited

51. Jody Lee Lipes

Cinematographer | NY Export: Opus Jazz

Jody Lee Lipes' directing credits include Magnolia Pictures' release Ballet 422 (TriBeCa Film Festival 2014), which follows the creation of a single New York City Ballet production from first rehearsal to world premiere; HBO's Girls (Primetime Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner for Best Comedy ...

(Girls (7), Martha Marcy May Marlene, Tiny Furniture - Trainwreck)

52. David Klein

Cinematographer | Clerks

David Klein was born in December 1972. He is known for his work on Clerks (1994), Cop Out (2010) and Red State (2011). He has been married to Marnie Shelton since November 24, 2001.

(True Blood (19), Red State, Clerks (series) - Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Chasing Amy, Mallrats)

53. Joseph F. Biroc

Camera_department | The Towering Inferno

Joseph Biroc was destined to become one of the most versatile cinematographers in Hollywood, working on films of almost every genre. He started as a lab assistant in 1918, based at Paragon Studio, located in America's first 'film capital', Ft.Lee, New Jersey. From there, he moved on to the ...

(Airplane!, Blazing Saddles, The Towering Inferno, It’s A Wonderful Life - Airplane II: The Sequel, SST: Death Flight)

54. Gianni Di Venanzo

Cinematographer |

Gianni Di Venanzo was born on December 18, 1920 in Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy as Feliciano Di Venanzo. He is known for his work on (1963), Le Amiche (1955) and Salvatore Giuliano (1962). He died on February 3, 1966 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

(8 1/2) La Notte, L’Eclisse, Juliet of the Spirits

55. 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).

(Oblivion, Life of Pi, TRON: Legacy, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) Tomorrowland

56. Rainer Klausmann

Cinematographer | Gegen die Wand

Rainer Klausmann was born on April 9, 1949 in Wettingen, Kanton Aargau, Switzerland. He is known for his work on Head-On (2004), The Experiment (2001) and The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008).

(The Baader Meinhof Complex, Der Untergang, Das Experiment) The Edge of Heaven, Lemon Tree, The Human Resources Manager

57. Natasha Braier

Cinematographer | The Neon Demon

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

(The Neon Demon, XXY) The Rover, The Milk of Sorrow, Gringo

(House of Flying Daggers, Curse of the Golden Army, The Flowers of War - True Legend, The Assassins) A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop, Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles, Coming Home

59. Néstor Almendros

Cinematographer | Days of Heaven

One of the highest appraised contemporary cinematographers. He was born in Spain but moved to Cuba by age 18 to join his exiled anti-Franco father. In Havana, he founded a cineclub and wrote film reviews. Then, he went on to study in Rome at the Centro Sperimentale. He directed six shorts in Cuba ...

Nestor Almendros (Sophie’s Choice, Kramer Vs. Kramer, Days of Heaven)

60. Barry Sonnenfeld

Director | Men in Black

Barry Sonnenfeld was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from New York University of Film School in 1978. He started work as director of photography on the Oscar-nominated In Our Water (1982). Then Joel Coen and Ethan Coen hired him for Blood Simple. (1984). This film began his ...

(Misery, Miller’s Crossing - When Harry Met Sally…, Big, Throw Mamma From the Train, Raising Arizona, Blood Simple.)

61. 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), Amélie (2001) and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013).

(Inside Llewyn Davis, Across the Universe, Amelie - Dark Shadows, Harry Potter, Infamous, Paris, je t’aime) Big Eyes, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, A Very Long Engagement, Faust

62. Stephen H. Burum

Cinematographer | The Untouchables

Stephen H. Burum was born on November 25, 1939 in Visalia, California, USA as Stephen Henry Burum. He is known for his work on The Untouchables (1987), The War of the Roses (1989) and Mission: Impossible (1996).

(Mission: Impossible, Hoffa, The Untouchables - Mission to Mars, Mystery Men, The Shadow, The Outsiders, Mork & Mindy) Snake Eyes, Carlito’s Way, The War of the Roses, St. Elmo’s Fire, Rumble Fish

63. Pawel Edelman

Cinematographer | The Pianist

Pawel Edelman was born on June 26, 1958 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland. He is known for his work on The Pianist (2002), Oliver Twist (2005) and The Ghost Writer (2010).

(The Ghost Writer, Ray, The Pianist - Carnage) Venus in Fur, Oliver Twist

64. Chung-hoon Chung

Cinematographer | Ah-ga-ssi

(Stoker, Oldboy) Lady Vengeance, Thirst, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, It

65. Donald McAlpine

Cinematographer | Moulin Rouge!

Donald McAlpine was born in 1934 in Quandialla, New South Wales, Australia as Donald Milton McAlpine. He is known for his work on Moulin Rouge! (2001), Romeo + Juliet (1996) and The Dressmaker (2015).

(X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Moulin Rouge!, The Edge, Romeo + Juliet - Nine Months, Clear and Present Danger, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Man Without a Face, Patriot Games, Parenthood, Moon Over Parador, Predator, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Breaker Morant)

66. Michael Goi

Cinematographer | American Horror Story

Michael Goi, ASC, ISC was born and raised in Chicago. He attended Columbia College, graduating as valedictorian of his class with a BA in Film. He subsequently served as a part-time instructor at the college, teaching lighting and basic film techniques. He has compiled over 70 narrative credits, ...

(American Horror Story (52))

67. Eduard Tisse

Cinematographer | Bessmertnyy garnizon

Eduard Tisse was born on April 13, 1897 in Libava, Grobina uyezd, Courland Governorate, Russian Empire as Eduard Kazimirovich Tisse. He was a cinematographer and director, known for The Immortal Garrison (1956), Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944) and Battleship Potemkin (1925). He died on November 18...

(Battleship Potemkin) Alexander Nevsky, Ivan the Terrible (series)

68. 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 Lucia (2001), La comunidad (2000) and Snow White (2012).

69. Chris Manley

Cinematographer | Mad Men

Chris graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa and enrolled at American Film Institute in California shortly after receiving his Bachelors Degree. He was recognized by Barbara Schock, the director of "My Mother Dreams The Satan's Disciples in New York (1999)" in her acceptance speech ...

(Mad Men (71), American Horror Story (1))

70. Sharone Meir

Cinematographer | The Last House on the Left

Sharone Meir was born on February 1, 1965 in Israel. He is known for his work on The Last House on the Left (2009), Coach Carter (2005) and Whiplash (2014).

(Whiplash, The Last House on the Left, Mean Creek) Coach Carter

71. 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), Rebelle (2012) and Outlander (2008).

(Enemy, Rebelle, Eve and the Fire Horse)

72. Theo van de Sande

Cinematographer | Magic Camp

Theo Van de Sande, a graduate of the Dutch Film Academy and an award-winning Cinematographer, started working professionally while still in school. At an early age, Theo found his passion in still photography and earned his first camera by working in the strawberry fields. He decided to try his ...

(Cruel Intentions, Blade, Volcano, Wayne’s World - Big Daddy)

73. Phil Parmet

Cinematographer | Grindhouse

A master working cinematographer. Continues to work with both well known and first time directors. Celebrated for his subtle lighting of the human face, bold compositions, and innovative camera movement but also for his eclectic work in many genres including action films, westerns, horror, ...

(Halloween, Grindhouse (Trailer), The Devil’s Rejects - Four Rooms) Animal Factory

74. Andrzej Bartkowiak

Cinematographer | Falling Down

Andrzej Bartkowiak was born on March 6, 1950 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Falling Down (1993), Doom (2005) and Romeo Must Die (2000). He was previously married to Diane Venora.

(Dante’s Peak, Speed, Falling Down - Thirteen Days, The Devil’s Advocate, Species, Q & A, Twins, Prizzi’s Honor) The Verdict, U.S. Marshall

75. Haris Zambarloukos

Cinematographer | Sleuth

Haris Zambarloukos was born on March 11, 1970 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He is known for his work on Sleuth (2007), Thor (2011) and Batman Begins (2005).

(Eye in the Sky, Thor, Enduring Love) Cinderella, Locke

76. Russell Boyd

Cinematographer | Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Russell Boyd was born on April 21, 1944 in Victoria, Australia. He is known for his work on Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) and Gallipoli (1981).

(The Way Back, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World - Dr. Dolittle, Liar Liar, Tin Cup, Forever Young, White Men Can’t Jump, Crocodile Dundee (series), The Year of Living Dangerously) Gallipoli

77. Igor Martinovic

Cinematographer | The Night Of

Igor Martinovic is known for his work on The Night Of (2016), House of Cards (2013) and Freelancers (2012).

(Man on Wire, Red Riding, Silent House) House of Cards, The Tillman Story, What Happened, Miss Simone?

78. Amir Mokri

Cinematographer | Man of Steel

Amir Mokri was born on June 11, 1956 in Iran as Amir M. Mokri. He is known for his work on Man of Steel (2013), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Lord of War (2005). He is married to Winnie Mokri.

(Man of Steel, Lord of War, The Joy Luck Club - Transformers (series), Season of the Witch, Taking Lives, The Salton Sea, Queens Logic, Blue Steel) Pacific Heights, Bad Boys II, Fast & Furious

79. Rick Bota

Camera_department | Kiss the Girls

Rick Bota is a cinematographer and director, known for Kiss the Girls (1997), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998) and Tales from the Crypt (1989).

(House on Haunted Hill, Tales from the Crypt (23), Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight - The Glimmer Man, Barb Wire)

80. Amy Vincent

Cinematographer | Eve's Bayou

Amy Vincent was born in 1959 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is known for her work on Eve's Bayou (1997), Hustle & Flow (2005) and Black Snake Moan (2006).

(True Blood, Hustle & Flow - This Film is Not Yet Rated) Jawbreaker, Sinister 2, Black Snake Moan, The Experiment, The Caveman’s Valentine

81. Julio Macat

Cinematographer | Home Alone

Julio Macat began his career at the age of 19, working his way up the ranks of the Hollywood Cameraman's Union ladder under such distinguished veterans as cinematographer Mario Tosi, John Alcott and four features with Russion director Andrey Konchalovskiy.

(Home Alone (series), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective - Pitch Perfect, Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever, Cats & Dogs, Crazy in Alabama, The Nutty Professor, Miracle on 34th Street, So I Married an Axe Murderer) Winnie the Pooh

82. Quentin Dupieux

Director | Rubber

Quentin Dupieux is a director and writer, known for Rubber (2010), Wrong (2012) and Réalité (2014).

(Rubber, Wrong, Wrong Cops) Reality

83. Doug Liman

Producer | Edge of Tomorrow

Doug Liman was born on July 24, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Swingers (1996) and Fair Game (2010).

(Fair Game, Go, Swingers)

84. Chris Smith

Producer | American Movie

Chris Smith was born in 1970. He is a producer and director, known for American Movie (1999), The Pool (2007) and American Job (1996).

(Collapse, The Yes Men, American Movie, The Big One)

85. Jordan Cronenweth

Cinematographer | Blade Runner

Jordan Cronenweth was born on February 20, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jordan Scott Cronenweth. He is known for his work on Blade Runner (1982), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) and Altered States (1980). He died on November 29, 1996 in Los Angeles.

(Gardens of Stone, Peggy Sue Got Married, Blade Runner, Altered States) Rolling Thunder, Final Analysis

(Touch the Sound, Rivers and Tides) Breathing Earth

87. Oscar Faura

Cinematographer | El orfanato

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

(A Monster Calls, The Orphanage—Biutiful, The Machinist, Intacto) Julia’s Eyes, The Imitation Game, The Impossible

88. Peter Mettler

Cinematographer | Tectonic Plates

Peter Mettler was born on September 7, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Tectonic Plates (1992), Picture of Light (1994) and Scissere (1982).

(Petropolis, Manufactured Landscapes, Gambling, Gods & LSD) The End of Time

89. Guy Dufaux

Cinematographer | Les invasions barbares

Guy Dufaux was born on July 18, 1943 in Lille, France. He is known for his work on The Barbarian Invasions (2003), Un zoo la nuit (1987) and Les filles du botaniste (2006).

(Barney’s Version, Days of Darkness, The Barbarian Invasions - The Trotsky, Eye of the Beholder) Jesus of Montreal, The Decline of the American Empire

(Monsieur Lazhar, Funkytown - La face cachee de la lune)

91. 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), Ying xiong (2002) and 2046 (2004).

(Hero - Lady in the Water, Liberty Heights, Psycho) Chungking Express, Endless Poetry, 2046, Eros, The White Countess, In the Mood for Love

92. Bojan Bazelli

Cinematographer | The Lone Ranger

Cinematographer Bojan Bazelli, ASC is a master image maker working at the forefront of today's most high profile, visually progressive films.

Bazelli most recently wrapped principal photography on director William Eubank's Underwater for 20th Century Fox and Michael Dinner's TV Pilot L.A. ...

(The Lone Ranger, The Ring, Kalifornia, Body Snatchers - The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Pumpkinhead)

93. 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, ...

(The White Ribbon) Cache, The Piano Teacher

94. Sayombhu Mukdeeprom

Cinematographer | Call Me by Your Name

Sayombhu Mukdeeprom was born in Thailand in 1970. He is a cinematographer who was first recognized for his work on Thai cinema for the movie Sang sattawat, and more recently in the west for his collaboration with director Luca Guadagnino in Call Me By Your Name and the still unreleased Guadagnino ...

(Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives) Arabian Nights (series)

95. Luca Bigazzi

Cinematographer | La grande bellezza

Luca Bigazzi was born in 1958 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on The Great Beauty (2013), Youth (2015) and This Must Be the Place (2011).

(The Great Beauty, Certified Copy, Bread & Tulips) Youth, This Must Be the Place, Il Divo

96. Robert Rodriguez

Producer | El mariachi

Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent.

Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York (1981), none ...

(Sin City - El Mariachi, Once Upon A Time in Mexico, Grindhouse)

97. Alar Kivilo

Cinematographer | A Simple Plan

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(A Simple Plan - Bad Teacher, The Blind Side, The Ice Harvest, Frequency) Year One

(RuPaul’s Drag Race (17))

(Drunk History (18))

100. Jacques Haitkin

Camera_department | The Fate of the Furious

Every horror film buff will recognize the name Jacques Haitkin. He photographed the features A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984), as well as Part II of that series and The Hidden, all considered to be classics of this genre. His imagination and skill at helping the director "put every dollar on the ...

(A Nightmare on Elm Street 1/2, Mom & Dad Save the World - Wishmaster, The Haunting Hour: Don’t Think About It)



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