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Andrew Lesnie (1956–2015)


Andrew Lesnie was born on January 1, 1956 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and King Kong (2005). He died on April 27, 2015 in Sydney. See full bio »

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 2014/I Healing (director of photography)
 2013 The Turning (segment "Reunion")
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (director of photography)
 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (director of photography)
 2010 The Last Airbender (director of photography)
 2009 The Lovely Bones (director of photography)
 2009 Bran Nue Dae (director of photography)
 2007 I Am Legend (director of photography)
 2005 King Kong
 2004 Love's Brother (director of photography)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (director of photography)
 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (director of photography)
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (director of photography)
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (director of photography)
 1998 The Sugar Factory (director of photography)
 1996 Two If by Sea (director of photography)
 1995 Babe (director of photography)
 1994 House of Fun (TV Series) (1994)
 1994 Fatal Past
 1994 Spider & Rose
 1993 INXS: Cut Your Roses Down (Music Video)
 1993 Temptation of a Monk (director of photography)
 1990 The Shrimp on the Barbie (director of photography: Australia)
 1990 More Winners: Mr Edmund (TV Movie)
 1989 How Wonderful! (TV Movie)
 1989 The Saint: Fear in Fun Park (TV Movie)
 1989 The Delinquents (director of photography)
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Melba (1988)
 1988 Schwarzenegger: Total Rebuild (Documentary)
 1988 The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy (TV Movie)
 1988 Melba (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1988)
- Episode #1.7 (1988)
- Episode #1.6 (1988)
- Episode #1.5 (1988)
- Episode #1.4 (1988)
 1987 Dark Age (director of photography)
 1986 Cyclone Tracy (TV Mini Series)
 1986 Fair Game (director of photography)
 1985 Emoh Ruo
 1984 Fantasy Man
 1984 The Man You Know (Short)
 1983/I Stations (Short)
 1981 The Same Stream (Short)
 1980 Stages: Peter Brook and the C.I.C.T in Australia (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 The Comeback (Documentary)
 1979 Wonder World! (TV Series)
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Director of photography for Castrol TV commercial "The Green Road" (2006). See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on his often unmotivated and impossible light sources] Where does the light come from? The same place as the music.

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Member of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) since 1989, and the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2005. See more »

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Unkempt hair and glasses See more »

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Capricorn

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