2017 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

by cinemavis | created - 26 Mar 2017 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

1. 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 (...

3. Tomasz Naumiuk

Cinematographer | Nina

Tomasz Naumiuk was born on December 23, 1981 in Olsztyn, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland. He is known for his work on Nina (2018), Amok (2017) and 53 wojny (2018).

4. Rachel Morrison

Cinematographer | Black Panther

Rachel Morrison is an American cinematographer. She is best known for the films Fruitvale Station (2013), Cake (2014), Dope (2015), Mudbound (2017) and Black Panther (2018).

She began her career working on series and TV movies for a number of networks.

The independent film Palo Alto (2007) marked ...

5. Mike Eley

Camera_department | United 93

Member of the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) since 2010.

6. 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 ...

7. David Higgs

Cinematographer | RocknRolla

David Higgs is known for his work on RocknRolla (2008), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) and Leap Year (2010).

8. 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...

9. 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. ...

11. Mikhail Krichman

Cinematographer | Leviafan

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

12. 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).

15. 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. ...

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).

17. 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.

18. Eigil Bryld

Cinematographer | In Bruges

Eigil Bryld is known for his work on In Bruges (2008), Ocean's Eight (2018) and House of Cards (2013).

20. Haris Zambarloukos

Cinematographer | Sleuth

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

21. Seamus McGarvey

Cinematographer | Nocturnal Animals

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 ...

22. Eli Born

Director | Love Has No Age

Eli Born is known for his work on Love Has No Age (2015), Super Dark Times (2017) and A Gothic Tale (2008).

23. Michal Sobocinski

Cinematographer | Ojciec

Michal Sobocinski was born on August 10, 1987 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland. He is known for his work on Ojciec (2007), Moja dziewczyna (2008) and Sztuka kochania. Historia Michaliny Wislockiej (2017).

24. Drew Daniels

Cinematographer | It Comes at Night

Drew Daniels is a Texan cinematographer whose credits include the 2016 Sundance Grand Jury Award winning short film, Thunder Road as well as Krisha, the 2015 SXSW Grand Jury and Audience Award winning feature film. He shoots features, shorts, music videos and commercials all around the world but ...

26. 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 Simon Magus (1999). He has been married to Harriet Cox since April 1, 2001.

28. Ben Seresin

Cinematographer | Unstoppable

Ben Seresin was born in New Zealand. He is known for his work on Unstoppable (2010), World War Z (2013) and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001).

30. Zoran Popovic

Cinematographer | Circle

Zoran Popovic is known for his work on Circle (2015), Lies & Illusions (2009) and War, Inc. (2008).

31. Piotr Sobocinski Jr.

Cinematographer | Bogowie

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 ...

32. Magdalena Górka

Cinematographer | Jack Strong

Magdalena Gorka is a Director of Photography on dozens of incredibly successful films, television series, music videos and international commercial campaigns. She lives in Venice, California. Magdalena was nominated for the Golden Frog Award at Camerimage International Film Festival of the Art of ...

33. Marc J. Francis

Producer | Black Gold

Marc J. Francis is a director and producer whose films have been shown throughout the world in cinemas and on television.

He was chosen by Harper's Bazaar magazine as one of their top "Household names of the future", and named by the Observer newspaper as one of Britain's "Rising Stars".

His current ...

35. Andrew Finch

Visual_effects | Others Will Follow

Andrew Finch is known for his work on Others Will Follow (2017), The Scribbler (2014) and Where Love Found Me (2016).

38. David Ungaro

Cinematographer | A Prayer Before Dawn

Member of the Association of French Directors of Photography (Association Française des Directeurs de la Photographie Cinematographique - AFC) since 2012.

39. Andrew Droz Palermo

Cinematographer | A Ghost Story

Andrew Droz Palermo is an American cinematographer, director, and screenwriter. He is best known for A Teacher (2013), Rich Hill (2014) and A Ghost Story (2017).

Palermo frequently collaborates with director Hannah Fidell.

He also served as the cinematographer on You're Next (2011) and V/H/S (2012), ...



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