2015 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

by cinemavis | created - 17 Jan 2015 | updated - 25 Jun 2017 | Public

1. 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 ...

2. 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 ...

3. 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).

4. 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).

5. 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).

6. Marcin Koszalka

Cinematographer | Czerwony pajak

Cinematographer in many significant works of contemporary Polish cinema; two-time winner of the award for Best Cinematography at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia and Bronze Frog at Camerimage, thrice nominated for the Polish Film Awards: Eagles. A member of the Polish and European Film Academy. ...

7. 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 (...

8. 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 ...

9. 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 ...

10. Robert Richardson

Cinematographer | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

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...

11. 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 ...

12. 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 ...

13. Mátyás Erdély

Cinematographer | Saul fia

Mátyás Erdély was born on September 17, 1976 in Budapest, Hungary. He is known for his work on Son of Saul (2015), Tender Son: The Frankenstein Project (2010) and My Backyard Was a Mountain (2005).

15. Eduard Grau

Cinematographer | Buried

Eduard Grau was born in 1981 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is known for his work on Buried (2010), A Single Man (2009) and Suffragette (2015).

16. 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 ...

17. Marius Panduru

Cinematographer | Aferim!

Studied Cinematography at the National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" (UNATC) in Bucharest, Romania, and graduated in 2001. Established in 1954 and named after classic playwright Ion Luca Caragiale (1852-1912), the public university for theatre and film offers today programs in ...

18. 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 Heartstone (2016).

19. 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 and episodes 1 & 2 of The Handmaid's Tale (2017) as well as directing the feature film, Meadowland (2015). As a cinematographer, Reed is known for her work on Lemonade (2016)...

20. 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 ...

21. Masanobu Takayanagi

Cinematographer | Hostiles

Masanobu Takayanagi is known for his work on Hostiles (2017), The Grey (2011) and State of Play (2009).

22. John Seale

Cinematographer | Mad Max: Fury Road

John Seale was born on October 5, 1942 in Warwick, Queensland, Australia as John Clement Seale. He is known for his work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The English Patient (1996) and Witness (1985). He has been married to Louise Seale since September 23, 1967. They have two children.

23. Magnus Nordenhof Jønck

Cinematographer | Bridgend

Student at European Film College 1997-1998.

24. Peter Zeitlinger

Cinematographer | Queen of the Desert

Peter Zeitlinger is an accomplished filmmaker whose career encompasses cinematography, directing, writing and editing. Zeitlinger is working with Werner Herzog since 1995 when he was director of photography on the director's documentary Death For Five Voices. That film began an intensive ...

25. P.J. Dillon

Cinematographer | Game of Thrones

PJ Dillon is a cinematographer born in Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland. He is best know for his work on Game of Thrones, The Alienist, Vikings, Penny Dreadful and Strangerland.

An Emmy nominee for his work on The Alienist, he has also been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography by the ...

26. Alwin H. Küchler

Cinematographer | Sunshine

Alwin H. Küchler was born in 1965 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is known for his work on Sunshine (2007), Divergent (2014) and R.I.P.D. (2013). He has been married to Ngozi Onwurah since November 28, 1998.

27. Benoît Debie

Cinematographer | Enter the Void

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

28. Laurie Rose

Cinematographer | Free Fire

Laurie Rose is known for his work on Free Fire (2016), Kill List (2011) and Peaky Blinders (2013).

29. Eric Maddison

Cinematographer | Coral

Member of the Swedish Society of Cinematographers (Föreningen Sveriges Filmfotografer - FSF) since 2004.

30. 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 ...

31. 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), 127 Hours (2010) and Antichrist (2009).

32. Andrew Dunn

Cinematographer | Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Andrew Dunn was born in London, England as Andrew William Dunn. He is known for his work on Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), Gosford Park (2001) and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012). He has been married to Emma Dunn since June 22, 1996. They have two children.

33. Maryse Alberti

Cinematographer | The Wrestler

Maryse Alberti is a French cinematographer. She is best known for her work in Velvet Goldmine (1998), The Wrestler (2008), Stone (2010), Creed (2015) and the HBO film My Dinner with Hervé (2018).

She also work as a cinematographer in The Visit (2015).

Alberti work as a cinematographer includes more ...

34. 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 ...

37. Michal Englert

Cinematographer | W imie...

Son of actress Marta Lipinska and theatre director Maciej Englert. Nephew of actor Jan Englert.

38. Tom Stern

Cinematographer | Changeling

Tom Stern was born on December 16, 1946 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Thomas Evans Stern. He is known for his work on Changeling (2008), Flags of our Fathers (2006) and Mystic River (2003). He was previously married to Françoise Combadière.

39. John Mathieson

Cinematographer | Gladiator

John Mathieson came up through the traditional camera ranks. Before his start as a cinematographer in feature films he shot many music videos, documentaries and TV commercials. He also worked in cutting rooms and has always considered himself as a film maker, interested in all areas of the process,...

40. Sebastian Blenkov

Cinematographer | Miss Sloane

Sebastian Blenkov is known for his work on Miss Sloane (2016), Their Finest (2016) and Adam's Apples (2005).

41. Tim Orr

Cinematographer | Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Tim Orr was born in 1968 in North Carolina, USA. He is known for his work on Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012), Stuck in Love. (2012) and Pineapple Express (2008).

42. 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).

43. 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).

44. Ross Emery

Camera_department | The Matrix

Ross Emery is known for his work on The Matrix (1999), Knowing (2009) and The Cave (2005).

46. 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).

48. Lol Crawley

Cinematographer | Four Lions

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

49. Brendan Galvin

Cinematographer | Flight of the Phoenix

Brendan Galvin is known for his work on Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Escape Plan (2013) and Self/less (2015).

50. 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 ...

51. 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. ...

52. Paolo Carnera

Cinematographer | Suburra

Member of AIC (Italian Society of Cinematographers).

53. Markus Förderer

Cinematographer | Independence Day: Resurgence

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

54. Tuomo Hutri

Camera_department | Hanna

Tuomo Hutri was born in 1973. He is known for his work on Hanna (2011), The Visitor (2008) and The Fencer (2015).

55. 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. ...

56. Glynn Speeckaert

Cinematographer | À l'origine

Member of SBC (Belgian Society of Cinematographers).

57. Yorick Le Saux

Cinematographer | Personal Shopper

Graduated from La Fémis (6th promotion, cinematography department)

59. Lukas Ettlin

Camera_department | Transformers

Lukas Ettlin is a director and cinematographer, most well-known for his work on Black Sails, Lincoln Lawyer and Battle Los Angeles. He was born in Luzern, Switzerland and started his career as a teenager, remaking Back to the Future in German, shot for shot, VCR to VCR. After graduating from NYU ...

60. Flavio Martínez Labiano

Cinematographer | The Shallows

Flavio Martínez Labiano was born in 1962 in San Sebastián, Spain. He is known for his work on The Shallows (2016), Timecrimes (2007) and Unknown (2011).

61. Mauro Fiore

Cinematographer | Avatar

Mauro Fiore was born on November 15, 1964 in Marzi, Calabria, Italy. He is known for his work on Avatar (2009), Training Day (2001) and The Island (2005). He has been married to Christine Vollmer since 2000. They have three children.

62. Kolja Brandt

Cinematographer | Nordwand

Kolja Brandt is known for his work on North Face (2008), The Colony (2015) and Erased (2012).

63. 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 ...

64. Matthew Libatique

Cinematographer | Black Swan

Matthew Libatique is an American cinematographer. He is best known for his work with director Darren Aronofsky on the films Pi (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000), The Fountain (2006), Black Swan (2010), Noah (2014) and Mother! (2017). He also shot Bradley Cooper's directorial debut film, A Star Is ...

65. Tim Orr

Cinematographer | Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Tim Orr was born in 1968 in North Carolina, USA. He is known for his work on Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012), Stuck in Love. (2012) and Pineapple Express (2008).

66. Shelly Johnson

Cinematographer | Captain America: The First Avenger

Shelly Johnson is known for his work on Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Jurassic Park III (2001) and The Wolfman (2010).

68. Salvatore Totino

Cinematographer | Everest

Salvatore Totino was born in 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Everest (2015), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and In the Heart of the Sea (2015).

70. Larkin Seiple

Cinematographer | Swiss Army Man

Larkin Seiple is known for his work on Swiss Army Man (2016), I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. (2017) and Cop Car (2015).

71. Tobias A. Schliessler

Cinematographer | Beauty and the Beast

Tobias A. Schliessler was born on November 5, 1958 in Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is known for his work on Beauty and the Beast (2017), Dreamgirls (2006) and Lone Survivor (2013).

72. 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 ...

73. Salvatore Totino

Cinematographer | Everest

Salvatore Totino was born in 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Everest (2015), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and In the Heart of the Sea (2015).

74. Masanobu Takayanagi

Cinematographer | Hostiles

Masanobu Takayanagi is known for his work on Hostiles (2017), The Grey (2011) and State of Play (2009).

75. 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 ...

76. 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 ...

77. Dick Pope

Cinematographer | The Illusionist

Dick Pope was born in August 1947 in Bromley, Kent, England as Richard Campbell Cope. He is known for his work on The Illusionist (2006), Secrets & Lies (1996) and Another Year (2010).

78. Daniel Aranyó

Cinematographer | Regression

Daniel Aranyó was born on June 10, 1973 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is known for his work on Regression (2015), Into the Badlands (2015) and Biutiful (2010).

79. Dante Spinotti

Cinematographer | L.A. Confidential

Dante Spinotti was born in Tolmezzo, Udine, in the northeastern Italian Region of Friuli. He began his career at RAI (Italian TV), before that he spent lot of time in Kenia as cinematographer for his uncle. In 1985, producer Dino De Laurentiis offered him a chance to work in USA for the first time ...

80. Yves Bélanger

Cinematographer | Brooklyn

Member of CSC (Canadian Society of Cinematographers).

81. Peter Suschitzky

Cinematographer | Eastern Promises

Peter Suschitzky was born on July 25, 1941 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is known for his work on Eastern Promises (2007), Dead Ringers (1988) and Naked Lunch (1991).

82. 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).

83. Russell Carpenter

Cinematographer | Avatar 2

Russell Carpenter was born on December 9, 1950 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Russell Paul Carpenter. He is known for his work on Avatar 2 (2021), Titanic (1997) and Ant-Man (2015).

84. Checco Varese

Camera_department | Pacific Rim

Director of Photography Bio

Checco Varese, ASC recently wrapped It: Chapter Two for director Andy Muschietti, the sequel to last year's box office hit. He also shot the first season of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Amazon's new take on Tom Clancy's beloved fictional CIA agent, with John Krasinski starring...

85. Dan Mindel

Cinematographer | Star Trek

Dan Mindel was born on May 27, 1958 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Ivor Daniel Mindel. He is known for his work on Star Trek (2009), The Bourne Identity (2002) and John Carter (2012). He is married to Lisa Fallon. They have four children. He was previously married to Paula Hamilton.

86. Jarin Blaschke

Cinematographer | The VVitch: A New-England Folktale

Jarin Blaschke was born on September 28, 1978 in Westminster, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Witch (2015), Fray (2012) and Souls of Totality (2018).

87. Oliver Wood

Cinematographer | The Bourne Ultimatum

Oliver Wood was born in London, England. He is known for his work on The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Face/Off (1997) and Rudy (1993).

88. Jerzy Zielinski

Cinematographer | Powder

Jerzy Zielinski was born on January 8, 1950 in Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland as Jerzy Karol Zielinski. He is known for his work on Powder (1995), Bubble Boy (2001) and Galaxy Quest (1999).

89. Pawel Flis

Cinematographer | Demon

Pawel Flis is known for his work on Demon (2015), The Christening (2010) and My Flesh My Blood (2009).

90. Jakub Kijowski

Cinematographer | Fuga

Jakub Kijowski was born on September 13, 1979 in Poland. He is known for his work on Fugue (2018), Floating Skyscrapers (2013) and Secret (2012).

91. 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).

92. Christophe Beaucarne

Cinematographer | Mr. Nobody

Christophe Beaucarne is known for his work on Mr. Nobody (2009), The Brand New Testament (2015) and Coco Before Chanel (2009).

96. Yves Bélanger

Cinematographer | Brooklyn

Member of CSC (Canadian Society of Cinematographers).

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99. Mauro Pinheiro Jr.

Cinematographer | Linha de Passe

Graduate from Universidade Federal Fluminense (Niterói, RJ, Brazil) film school as Bachelor of Arts and Social Communication with a specialty in cinema.

100. Gustav Danielsson

Director | Tvillingen

Lars Gustav Danielsson, born Jan 12, 1975, in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, is a director and cinematographer. He studied Architecture at Chalmers and Film directing at IHTV in Gothenburg. His work as cinematographer includes Roy Andersson's most recent, award winning feature film "Du levande / You, the ...



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