Lukas Ettlin

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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 film school, he won the ASC heritage award and ... See full bio »

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Transformers Camera and Electrical Department
Battle Los Angeles Cinematographer
The Lincoln Lawyer Cinematographer
Black Sails Cinematographer


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 2020 This Is Not Normal (Documentary)
 2015 Aquarius (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Why? (2015)
- Sick City (2015)
- Cease to Resist (2015)
 2015/I Maggie
  Black Sails (TV Series) (5 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (director of photography - 3 episodes, 2015)
- XV. (2015) ... (director of photography)
- XIII. (2015) ... (director of photography)
- XI. (2015) ... (director of photography)
- IX. (2015)
- VII. (2014)
 2014 Life & Hummus (Documentary short)
 2014 The Last Ship (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Phase Six (2014) ... (director of photography)
 2013 Evidence
 2012 Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2012 Marilyn Manson: No Reflection (Video short)
 2011/II Atlantis (Short)
 2011 The Lincoln Lawyer (director of photography)
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (director of photography)
 2009 Middle Men
 2009 Fanboys
 2009 Shrink
 2008/I Graduation Day (Short)
 2008 Never Back Down (director of photography)
 2007 The Take
 2006 The Busker
 2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (director of photography)
 2005 Buried Alive in the Blues (Video documentary)
 2005 Southbounders
 2005 Rings (Video short) (director of photography)
 2004 Marilyn Manson: Personal Jesus (Video short)
 2003 The Stranger (Short)
 2003 RAINN Public Service Announcements (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Unbroken (2003)
 2003 Unbroken (Short)
 2003 Pirates (Short)
 2003 Special (Short)
 2002 Fast Forward (Short)
 2000 Genesis and Catastrophe (Short)
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