I began my career in film and television in 1984 working in the camera department and I worked as a camera assistant for many years on feature films. I became a Director of Photography in 1996. I quickly established myself in the commercials field and in the years since I have photographed in excess of 600 commercials. I shot my first feature film... See full bio »

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King Solomon's Mines Camera and Electrical Department
Prey Cinematographer
The Piano Player Camera and Electrical Department
Jake Speed Camera and Electrical Department


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 2002 The Piano Player (director of photography: second unit - as Michael Brierley)
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (Video) (additional camera operator - as Michael Bryerly)
 1992 To the Death (cameraman: second unit - as Michael Brierley)
 1992 Sarafina! (second unit camera - as Michael Brierley)
 1992 Lethal Ninja (camera operator - as Michael Brierley)
 1989 Buried Alive (focus puller - as Mike Brierley)
 1989 Circles in a Forest (focus puller - as Michael Brierley)
 1989 The House of Usher (focus puller - as Mike Brierley)
 1989 American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (focus puller: second unit - as Mike Brierley)
 1989 Edge of Sanity (focus puller - as Mike Brierley)
 1988 An African Dream (first assistant camera)
 1987 Dragonard (focus puller - as Michael Brierly)
 1987 'n Wêreld Sonder Grense (first camera assistant - as Mike Brierley)
 1987 Deadly Consequences (TV Movie) (assistant cameraman - as Mike Brierly)
 1987 Master of Dragonard Hill (focus puller - as Michael Brierly)
 1987 American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (first assistant camera - as Michael Brierley)
 1986 Shaka Zulu (TV Mini Series) (assistant camera - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... (assistant camera: second unit - as Mike Brierley)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (assistant camera: second unit - as Mike Brierley)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (assistant camera: second unit - as Mike Brierley)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (assistant camera: second unit - as Mike Brierley)
- Part I (1986) ... (assistant camera: second unit - as Mike Brierley)
 1986 Jake Speed (clapper loader - as Mike Brierley)
 1985 King Solomon's Mines (assistant camera)
 1976 The Villagers (TV Series) (studio camera operator - as Michael Brierley, 1976)
Show Show Cinematographer (18 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Michael Brierley | Mike Brierley | Michael Brierly | Mike Brierly | Michael Bryerly

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