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Dana Gonzales


Dana Gonzales is an acclaimed Emmy-winning Cinematographer who is now directing. A longtime collaborator of Noah Hawley, Dana directed four episodes of the latest installment of FX's "Fargo", including the season finale. Previously, Dana directed episodes of FX's "Legion's" second and third season. Dana shot both "Fargo" and "Legion" earning one ... See full bio »

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Known For

Greenland Camera and Electrical Department
(2020)
Fargo Camera and Electrical Department
(2014-2022)
(2022)
Shot Caller Cinematographer
(2017)

Filmography

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 2021 Ghostbusters: Afterlife (director of photography: additional photography)
 2020 Greenland (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2014 Fargo (TV Series) (additional photography - 2 episodes)
- The Rooster Prince (2014) ... (additional photography - uncredited)
- The Crocodile's Dilemma (2014) ... (additional photography - uncredited)
 2013 Teach (TV Movie documentary) (additional photography) / (director of photography)
 2013 Empire State (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2013 Parker (insert cinematographer: reshoot units)
 2010/I The Fighter (camera operator: "b" camera) / (director of photography: second unit - uncredited)
 2010/I The Tempest (camera operator: "a" camera - as Dana W. Gonzales) / (director of photography: second unit - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 2010 Chasing 3000 (director of photography: Pittsburgh)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (camera operator: second unit)
  Southland (TV Series) (director of photography - 9 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (camera operator - 5 episodes, 2009)
- The Runner (2010) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- Phase Three (2010) ... (director of photography: second unit - uncredited)
- Derailed (2009) ... (camera operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera) / (director of photography: second unit)
- Westside (2009) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- Two Gangs (2009) ... (director of photography: second unit)
 2009 The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert (TV Special) (second assistant camera)
 2009 The Fourth Kind (director of photography: additional photography, Los Angeles)
 2009 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (camera operator: "a" camera) / (director of photography: second unit)
 2008 Where the Light Is: John Mayer Live in Concert (Video) (camera operator)
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (camera operator: "b" camera - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 2007 In the Land of Women (camera operator - uncredited) / (director of photography: second unit - uncredited)
 2007 The Last Mimzy (additional director of photography)
 2006 Deja Vu (camera operator: "d" camera)
 2006 Flicka (camera operator) / (director of photography: second unit)
 2004 The Aviator (additional camera operator: second unit - uncredited)
 2004/I Crash (camera operator) / (director of photography: second unit)
 2004 The Girl Next Door (camera operator - uncredited)
 2002 Red Dragon (additional camera operator - uncredited)
 2001 Swordfish (camera operator) / (director of photography: additional photography)
 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds (camera operator: "a" camera, additional photography) / (first assistant camera)
 1998 Twilight (first assistant camera: second camera - uncredited)
 1997 Gang Related (first assistant camera - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 1997 Brooklyn South (TV Series) (first assistant camera - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1997) ... (first assistant camera - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 1996-1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series) (first assistant camera - 26 episodes)
- Tom and Geri (1997) ... (first assistant camera)
- Upstairs, Downstairs (1997) ... (first assistant camera)
- Alice Doesn't Fit Here Anymore (1997) ... (first assistant camera)
- My Wild Irish Nose (1997) ... (first assistant camera)
- Caulksmanship (1996) ... (first assistant camera)
 1996 Mad Dog Time (first assistant camera Steadicam)
 1996 Relativity (TV Series) (first assistant camera - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1996) ... (first assistant camera - as Dana Gonzalez)
 1995 Private Obsession (Video) (key gaffer)
 1994 Parallel Lives (TV Movie) (first assistant camera)
 1993/I Showdown (gaffer: second unit)
 1993 Kalifornia (first assistant camera - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 1993 Arcade (Video) (first assistant camera)
 1993 Body Snatchers (first assistant camera)
 1992 The Fear Inside (TV Movie) (first assistant camera - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 1992 Deep Cover (first assistant camera - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 1991 Ted & Venus (first assistant camera)
 1991 Dollman (Video) (first assistant camera - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 1991 The Last Prostitute (TV Movie) (first assistant camera)
 1991/I Wedlock (first assistant camera - as Dana W. Gonzalez)
 1991 Rich Girl (first assistant camera)
 1991 Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (first assistant camera)
 1991 Eve of Destruction (Steadicam first assistant camera - uncredited)
 1990 Silhouette (TV Movie) (first assistant camera)
 1990 Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys (TV Movie) (first assistant camera)
 1990 Alienator (first assistant camera)
 1989 Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog (second assistant camera)
 1989 B.O.R.N. (first assistant camera)
 1989 Cage (electrician)
 1989 Alien Private Eye (key first assistant camera)
 1989 Spontaneous Combustion (first assistant camera)
 1989 The Jigsaw Murders (grip)
 1989 An Unremarkable Life (first assistant camera)
 1988 Side Roads (first assistant camera)
 1988 Warlords (first assistant camera)
 1988 The Blob (assistant Steadicam operator - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 1988 Pumpkinhead (first assistant camera: Steadicam - uncredited)
 1988 Deep Space (first assistant camera)
 1987 The Under Achievers (best boy grip)
 1987 Cold Steel (additional first assistant camera: second unit)
 1987 Terror Squad (first assistant camera)
 1987 Hollywood Cop (assistant camera)
 1987 Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (Documentary) (assistant camera)
 1987 Commando Squad (first assistant camera - uncredited)
 1987 Kidnapped (second assistant camera)
 1987 My Demon Lover (second assistant camera - as Dana W. Gonzales)
 1986 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (second assistant camera)
 1986 Hunter's Blood (second assistant camera)
 1986 Modern Girls (additional second assistant camera)
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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Dana W. Gonzales | Dana W. Gonzalez | Dana Gonzalez

Spouse:

Orna Gonzales  (2 children)
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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2016.

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