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Jon Fauer

Jon Fauer, ASC has been shooting film since he was 8 years old. He attended Collegiate School in New York, and graduated with honors in Art and Film from Dartmouth College. His mentors were screenwriter-director Maurice Rapf, director Joseph Losey, cinematographer Andrew Laszlo, ASC and film historian Arthur Mayer. With a grant from PBS, he ... See full bio »

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Trading Places
Trading Places Camera and Electrical Department
St. Elmo's Fire
St. Elmo's Fire Camera and Electrical Department
Splash Camera and Electrical Department
Jumpin' Jack Flash
Jumpin' Jack Flash Camera and Electrical Department


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 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities (director of photography: title sequence - uncredited)
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash (director of photography: second unit)
 1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (cinematographer: main title sequence) / (director of photography: second unit, New York)
 1985 St. Elmo's Fire (camera operator: Washington D.C. - as John Fauer)
 1984 Splash (camera operator: New York - as John Fauer)
 1983 Trading Places (second camera operator)
 1983 Love Is Forever (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1982 I, the Jury (camera operator - as Jonathan Fauer)
 1981 On Golden Pond (camera operator: second unit - uncredited)
 1981 Thin Ice (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1980 A Change of Seasons (ski photographer - uncredited)
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 2006 Cinematographer Style (Documentary)
  Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1985)
- The Circus (1986)
- Comet Watch (1986)
- Monsters in My Room (1985) ... (director of photography)
- Ursa Minor (1985)
- Distant Signals (1985)
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 2006 Cinematographer Style (Documentary)
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 2006 Cinematographer Style (Documentary) (story)
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 2006 Cinematographer Style (Documentary) (producer)
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 2006 Cinematographer Style (Documentary)

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Alternate Names:

John Fauer | Jonathan Fauer

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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2000.

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