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Cinematographer Daniel Pearl was born in the Bronx, New York City and grew up in New Jersey. His father was a mechanical engineer as well as an alumnus from the University of Texas in Austin. The first film Pearl made was an 8mm movie about skateboarding that he shot and edited at the age of 13. Daniel has both a Bachelor of Science in Radio, Film... See full bio »

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Known For

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cinematographer
Pathfinder Cinematographer
The Boy Cinematographer


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 2019/I The Intruder
 2017 Mom and Dad
 2017 Caroline Jones: Rise (Video short)
 2017 Caroline Jones: Country Girl (Video short)
 2016 The Boy (director of photography)
 2015 Mariah Carey's Merriest Christmas (TV Special)
 2014 Calvin Harris: Slow Acid (Video short)
 2014 Ed Sheeran: Thinking Out Loud (Video short)
 2014 Pitbull Feat. John Ryan: Fireball (Video short)
 2012 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2012 No One Lives
 2012 The Apparition (director of photography - as Daniel C. Pearl)
 2012 Pitbull: Back in Time (Video short)
 2011 K. Michelle: How Many Times (Video short)
 2011 Michael Jackson: Hollywood Tonight (Video short)
 2010 Mariah Carey: Oh Santa! (Video short)
 2009 George Michael: Live in London (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2009 Diddy - Dirty Money: Angels (Video short)
 2009 Friday the 13th (director of photography - as Daniel C. Pearl)
 2008 Adventures in Appletown (Video)
 2007 Bon Jovi: Lost Highway (Video short)
 2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (director of photography - as Daniel C. Pearl)
 2007 Captivity (director of photography - as Daniel C. Pearl)
 2007 Pathfinder (director of photography - as Daniel C. Pearl)
 2005 Shania Twain: I Ain't No Quitter (Video short)
 2005 Trisha Yearwood: Georgia Rain (Video short)
 2005 Shania Twain: Don't (Video short)
 2004 Britney Spears: Greatest Hits - My Prerogative (Video) (video "Boys")
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2004 From Janet. To Damita Jo: The Videos (Video documentary) (segments "You", "All For You")
 2004 Cypress Hill: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video) (segment "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That")
 2004 Janet Jackson: I Want You (Video short)
 2004 Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... the Hits (Video) (videos "Mo Money Mo Problems", "Feel So Good")
 2003 Gloria Estefan: Wrapped (Video short)
 2003 Thalía: Alguien Real (Video short)
 2003 Thalía: Baby, I'm in Love (Video short)
 2003 Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me (Video) (segment "Alive")
 2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones (Video documentary) (videos "Billie Jean", "You Are Not Alone")
 2003 The Lionel Richie Collection (Video documentary) (videos "All Night Long", "Dancing on the Ceiling", "Ballerina Girl", "Do It to Me")
 2003 R. Kelly: The R. in R&B - The Video Collection (Video) (segments "Down Low", "I Wish", "I'm Your Angel")
 2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (director of photography - as Daniel C. Pearl)
 2003 Essential Music Videos: Hits of the '80s (Video short) (video "Drive")
 2003 The Human League: The Very Best of (Video) (video "One Man in My Heart")
 2003 Mario: C'mon (Video short)
 2003 Céline Dion: One Heart (Video short)
 2003 Shania Twain: Ka-Ching! (Video short)
 2003 Shania Twain: Up! (Video short)
 2002 Amerie: I'm Coming Out (Video short)
 2002 Paul Simon: Father and Daughter (Video short)
 2002 Thalía: No me enseñaste (Video short)
 2002 Eve: Satisfaction (Video short)
 2002 Kelly Clarkson: A Moment Like This (Video short)
 2002 Jennifer Lopez: Alive (Video short)
 2002 Ruff Endz: Someone to Love You (Video short)
 2002 Brandy: What About Us? (Video short)
 2001 City High Feat. Eve: Caramel (Video short)
 2001 Mariah Carey: O Holy Night (Video short)
 2001 Yolanda Adams: Never Give Up (Video short)
 2001 The Charlatans: Love Is the Key (Video short)
 2001 R. Kelly: - The Videos (Video documentary) (video "I Wish")
 2001 Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliott: Hits of Miss E... the Videos, Volume 1 (Video documentary short) (video "The Rain [Supa Dupa Fly]")
 2001 Janet Jackson: All for You (Video short)
 2001 Babyface: A Collection of Hit Videos (Video) (videos "For The Cool In You", "This Is For The Lover The In You")
 2001 Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (Video documentary) (videos "Human Touch", "Better Days", "Leap of Faith")
 2001 Cypress Hill: Still Smokin' (Video documentary) (segment "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That")
 2000 Ricky Martin: She Bangs (Video short)
 2000 The Best of Wham! (Video) (videos "The Edge Of Heaven", "Where Did Your Heart Go?")
 2000 Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good (Video documentary) (segment "Baila")
 2000 R. Kelly: I Wish (Video short)
 2000 Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (Video documentary) (segment "Step by Step")
 2000 'N Sync: Bye Bye Bye (Video short)
 1999 Mariah #1's (Video) (segments "I Don't Wanna Cry", "Hero", "One Sweet Day", "Honey")
 1999 The Will Smith Music Video Collection (Video documentary) (video "Miami")
 1999 Filter: Take a Picture (Video short)
 1999 Cher: All or Nothing (Video short)
 1999 Shania Twain: You've Got a Way (Video short)
 1999 Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael (Video documentary) (videos "Older", "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me")
 1999 U2: The Best of 1980-1990 (Video documentary) (videos "Pride", "With or Without You")
 1999 Usher Live (Video)
 1999 Duran Duran: Greatest - The Videos (Video) (video "The Reflex")
 1999 Dru Hill: These Are the Times (Video short)
 1998 Guns N' Roses: Welcome to the Videos (Video) (videos "Don't Cry", "November Rain", "Estranged")
 1998 Janet Jackson: You (Video short)
 1998 OutKast: Rosa Parks (Video short) (cinematography)
 1998 Will Smith: Miami (Video short) (director of photography)
 1998 Metallica: Cunning Stunts (Video documentary) (director of photography)
 1997 Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (Video) (segment "You Are Not Alone")
 1997 Usher: Nice and Slow (Video short)
 1997 Will Smith: Gettin' Jiggy Wit It (Video short)
 1997 Mariah Carey: Butterfly (Video short)
 1997 Mase: Feel So Good (Video short) (director of photography)
 1997 Michael Bolton: The Best of Love (Video short)
 1997 Mariah Carey: Honey (Video short)
 1997 Mary J. Blige: Everything (Video short)
 1997 The Notorious B.I.G. Feat. Puff Daddy & Mase: Mo Money Mo Problems (Video short) (director of photography)
 1997 Toni Braxton: I Don't Want To (Video short)
 1997 George Michael: Older (Video short)
 1996 R. Kelly: I Believe I Can Fly (Video short)
 1996 Van Halen: Video Hits Vol. 1 (Video) (videos "Hot for Teacher", "Poundcake", "Runaround")
 1996 Toni Braxton: You're Makin' Me High (Video short) (director of photography)
 1996 R. Kelly: Thank God It's Friday (Video short)
 1996 Gloria Estefan: Reach (Video short)
 1996 R. Kelly Feat. the Isley Brothers: Down Low (Nobody Has to Know) (Video short) (director of photography)
 1995 Seal: Don't Cry (Video short) (director of photography)
 1995 TLC: Diggin' on You (Video short)
 1995 Michael Jackson: You Are Not Alone (Video short)
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video) (segment "Billie Jean")
 1995 Boyz II Men: Water Runs Dry (Video short) (director of photography)
 1995 Brownstone: If You Love Me (Video short)
 1995 Boyz II Men: Thank You (Video short)
 1995 Taylor Dayne: Original Sin (Video short)
 1994 Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell II - Picture Show (Video) (director of photography - music video "I'd Do Anything For Love [But I Won't Do That]")
 1994 Toni Braxton: How Many Ways (Video short)
 1994 Barry White: Come On (Short)
 1994 Kylie Minogue: Confide in Me (Video short)
 1994 Coolio: Fantastic Voyage (Video short)
 1994 E. Y. C.: Black Book (Video short)
 1994 Garth Brooks: The Red Strokes (Video short)
 1994 Brownstone: Pass the Lovin' (Video short)
 1993 Boyz II Men: Silent Night (Video short)
 1993 Eddie Murphy: I Was a King (Video short)
 1993 Guns N' Roses: Estranged (Video short)
 1993 Here Is Mariah Carey (TV Special)
 1993 Toni Braxton: Seven Whole Days (Video short)
 1993 Jodeci: Cry for You (Video short)
 1993 Babyface: For the Cool in You (Video short)
 1993 Megadeth: Sweating Bullets (Video short)
 1993 Van Halen Live: Right Here, Right Now (Video) (director of photography)
 1993 Michael Jackson: Give in to Me (Video short) (director of photography)
 1993 Bon Jovi: Bed of Roses (Video short)
 1993 Guns N' Roses: Garden of Eden (Video short)
 1992 Guns N' Roses: November Rain (Video short) (director of photography)
 1992 Patti LaBelle: All Right Now (Video short)
 1992 Tesla: Stir It Up (Video short)
 1992 Roxette: Queen of Rain (Video short)
 1992 Bruce Springsteen: Leap of Faith (Video short)
 1992 Guns N' Roses: Yesterdays (Video short)
 1992 Damn Yankees: Where You Goin' Now (Video short)
 1992 Bruce Springsteen: Better Days (Video short)
 1992 Bryan Adams: Touch the Hand (Video short)
 1992 Lionel Richie: Do It to Me (Video short)
 1992 Michael Bolton: Steel Bars (Video short)
 1992 Michael Bolton: Missing You Now (Video short)
 1992 Genesis: I Can't Dance (Video short)
 1992 Simply Red: For Your Babies (Video short)
 1991 Slaughter: Shout It Out (Video short)
 1991 Guns N' Roses: Don't Cry (Video short)
 1991 Scorpions: Send Me an Angel (Video short)
 1991 Van Halen: Runaround (Video short)
 1991 Ratt: Nobody Rides for Free (Video short)
 1991 Van Halen: Poundcake (Video short)
 1991 Foreigner: Lowdown and Dirty (Video short)
 1991 Mariah Carey: I Don't Wanna Cry (Video short)
 1991 Nelson: Only Time Will Tell (Video short)
 1991 Bob Dylan: Series of Dreams (Video short)
 1991 Mariah Carey: Someday (Video short)
 1991 Winger: In the Heart of the Young Part 2 (Video) (segment "Ez Come Ez Go")
 1991 The Go-Go's: Cool Jerk (Video short)
 1991 Winger: Easy Come Easy Go (Video short)
 1990 Billy Idol: Prodigal Blues (Video short)
 1990 Jon Bon Jovi: Blaze of Glory (Video short)
 1990 REO Speedwagon: Live It Up (Video short)
 1990 Michael Bolton: Georgia on My Mind (Video short)
 1990 Fleetwood Mac: Skies the Limit (Video short)
 1990 Hurricane: Next to You (Video short)
 1990 En Vogue: Hold on (Video short)
 1990 Lost Boys: Cryin' Out (Video short)
 1989 Debbie Gibson: No More Rhyme (Video short)
 1989 Tina Turner: The Best (Video short)
 1988 Rod Stewart: Lost in You (Video short)
 1987 Hiding Out
 1987 R.E.M.: Succumbs (Video) (video "Radio Free Europe")
 1987 The Police: Every Breath You Take - The Videos (Video) (video "Every Breath You Take")
 1987 Cyndi Lauper: Boy Blue (Video short)
 1987 U2: With or Without You (Video short)
 1987 It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (director of photography)
 1987 Cyndi Lauper in Paris (Video)
 1986 Aretha Franklin: Jimmy Lee (Video short)
 1986 Lionel Richie: Ballerina Girl (Video short)
 1986 Paul McCartney: Stranglehold (Video short)
 1986 Wham!: Where Did Your Heart Go? (Video short)
 1986 Invaders from Mars (director of photography)
 1986 Wham!: The Edge of Heaven (Video short)
 1985 B.B. King: Into the Night (Video documentary short)
 1985 Iron Maiden: Live After Death (Video documentary)
 1985 Air Supply: Just as I Am (Video short)
 1985 Animotion: Obsession (Video short) (director of photography)
 1985 Go West: Call Me (Video short)
 1984 Meat Loaf: Nowhere Fast (Video short)
 1984 Styx: Caught in the Act (Video documentary) (director of photography)
 1984 Berlin: Dancing in Berlin (Video short)
 1984 Elton John: Passengers (Video short)
 1984 Thompson Twins: Sister of Mercy (Video short)
 1984 Thompson Twins: You Take Me Up (Video short)
 1983 Billy Idol: Dancing with Myself (Video short)
 1983 Genesis: That's All (Video short)
 1983 Kool & the Gang: Joanna (Video short)
 1983 Kim Carnes: Invisible Hands (Video short)
 1983 Stevie Nicks: If Anyone Falls (Video short)
 1983 Rick Springfield: Human Touch (Video short)
 1983 The Police: Every Breath You Take (Video short)
 1983 The Tubes: She's a Beauty (Video short)
 1983 Laura Branigan: Solitaire (Video short)
 1982 Supertramp: It's Raining Again (Video short)
 1982 Zapped! (director of photography)
 1982 The Junkman
 1981 Full Moon High (photographed by)
 1980 The Return
 1980 Getting Wasted (director of photography)
 1978 Fairy Tales (director of photography)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Cinematographer, and occasional director, of several music videos

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Alternate Names:

Daniel C. Pearl | Dan Pearl

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