Dan Mindel was born on May 27, 1958 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a cinematographer and actor, known for Spy Game (2001), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). He has been married to Lisa Fallon since 1992. They have four children. He was previously married to Paula Hamilton. See full bio »

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Known For

Spy Game Cinematographer
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Cinematographer
Mission: Impossible III Cinematographer


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  Demimonde (TV Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
 2019 Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (director of photography)
 2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising (director of photography)
 2018 The Cloverfield Paradox (director of photography)
 2016 Zoolander 2 (director of photography)
 2015 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (director of photography)
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (director of photography)
 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness (director of photography)
 2012 Savages (director of photography)
 2012 John Carter (director of photography)
 2009 Star Trek (director of photography)
 2007 Cutlass (Short) (director of photography)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (director of photography)
 2005 Domino (director of photography)
 2005 The Skeleton Key (director of photography)
 2004 Tooth Fairy (Short) (director of photography)
 2003 Stuck on You (director of photography)
 2001 Spy Game (director of photography)
 2000 Killer Pink (Short) (as Daniel Mindel)
 2000 Sand (as Dan Mindell, photographed by)
 2000 Shanghai Noon (director of photography)
 1998 Enemy of the State (director of photography)
 1996 Snakeland (Short) (director of photography)
 1996 Dangerous Minds (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1996) ... (as Daniel Mindel)
 1996 Recon (Short) (director of photography)
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Jake's Story (1992) ... (director of photography - as Daniel Mindel)
- Auto Erotica (1992) ... (director of photography - as Daniel Mindel)
- Another Woman's Lipstick (1992) ... (director of photography - as Daniel Mindel)
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Other Works:

Director of photography for Budweiser TV commercial "Separated at Birth" (1999). See more »

Alternate Names:

Daniel Mindel | Danny Mindel | Dan Mindell


Lisa Fallon  (4 children) | See more »

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I think the film medium is irreplaceable. The rendition of film is so good and the quality is so high, especially when you use large format. That is something we won't be able to do with HD for years. I was watching Vertigo (1958) yesterday, which was a VistaVision movie. My god, the quality! You could project that on the wide of the Queen Mary and it's going to look good. I think some filmmakers... See more »


Father of Lily Mindel. See more »

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