John de Borman

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In 1991 John shot his first feature as cinematographer, Murder Blues. He went on to build a reputation through his work on films such as Small Faces (1996), which won the Edinburgh Film Festival Best British Movie award, The Full Monty (1997) and Hideous Kinky (1998) for which he was recognised with an award for Best Technical/Artistic Achievement... See full bio »


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An Education Cinematographer
The Full Monty Cinematographer
Quartet Cinematographer
Serendipity Cinematographer


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 2020 Pixie
 2019 World on Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2019)
 2017 Will (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 2016 Indian Summers (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- White Gods (2016)
- Black Kite (2016)
 2016 Do Not Disturb (TV Movie)
 2015 Coalition (TV Movie)
 2014 If I Stay
 2013 A Dream of Flying (Short)
 2012 Quartet (director of photography)
 2010 Made in Dagenham (director of photography)
 2009 Cupid (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2009)
 2009 An Education (director of photography)
 2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (director of photography)
 2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2006)
- Episode #1.1 (2006)
 2006 Fade to Black
 2005 Tara Road
 2004 Shall We Dance (director of photography)
 2004 Ella Enchanted (director of photography)
 2002/I Pure (director of photography)
 2002 The Guru (director of photography)
 2001 The Glow (Short)
 2001 Serendipity (director of photography - as John De Borman)
 2000 New Year's Day (director of photography)
 2000 Hamlet
 2000 Saving Grace (director of photography)
 1999 Gregory's Two Girls (director of photography)
 1998 Hideous Kinky
 1998 The Mighty (director of photography)
 1995-1998 Screen Two (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Small Faces (1998)
- Crazy for a Kiss (1995)
 1997 Photographing Fairies (director of photography)
 1997 The Full Monty (director of photography - as John De Borman)
 1996 Trojan Eddie
 1995 Small Faces (director of photography)
 1994 Death Machine
 1991 Murder Blues
 1990 Beyond the Groove (TV Series) (director of photography)
 1989 Deadline
 1987 Medium Rare
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (33 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

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