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Checco Varese


Director of Photography Bio Checco Varese, ASC recently wrapped the first season of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Amazon's new take on Tom Clancy's beloved fictional CIA agent, with John Krasinski starring in the titular role. The series debuts Aug. 31, 2018. Previously, he shot director Jeffrey Nachmanoff's sci-fi thriller, Replicas, with Keanu Reeves ... See full bio »

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Lima, Peru

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Known For

Pacific Rim Camera and Electrical Department
(2013)
The Aura Cinematographer
(2005)
The 33 Cinematographer
(2015)
The Arrival Camera and Electrical Department
(1996)

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  Locke & Key (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2019 Locke and Key (TV Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2019)
 2018 Proven Innocent (TV Series) (post-production)
 2018 Replicas (completed)
 2018 Jack Ryan (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Boy (2018)
- End of Honor (2018)
- Black 22 (2018)
 2017 The Get (TV Movie)
 2016/I Ice Scream
 2016 No Tomorrow (TV Series)
 2016 Miracles from Heaven (director of photography)
 2016 Colony (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (director of photography)
 2015 The Adversaries (TV Movie)
 2015 The 33
 2015 The Returned (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Simon (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Camille (2015) ... (director of photography)
 2015 Point of Honor (TV Movie)
 2014 The Strain (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- The Master (2014) ... (director of photography)
- The Third Rail (2014) ... (director of photography)
- Night Zero (2014) ... (director of photography)
 2014 Reign (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Higher Ground (2014)
- Toy Soldiers (2014)
- No Exit (2014)
 2013 Occult (TV Movie)
 2013 The Fosters (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2013)
 2013 Lovestruck: The Musical (TV Movie)
 2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2011)
 2011 Lemonade Mouth (TV Movie)
 2011 5 Days of War
 2010 The Defenders (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (director of photography)
 2010 Revolución
 2009 Last of the Ninth (TV Movie)
 2009 The New Daughter (director of photography)
 2009 Melrose Place (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Mine (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Strange Love (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2008 A Mother's Promise: Barack Obama Bio Film (Documentary short)
 2008/I Prom Night
 2007 Life (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot: Merit Badge (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2007 Hustle (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Big Daddy Calling (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2006 Prince: Black Sweat (Video short)
 2006 The Unit (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- First Responders (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2006 Emily's Reasons Why Not (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2005 Global Frequency (TV Movie)
 2005 The Aura
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie)
 2004 Charros (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2004 A Separate Peace (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2004 Family Portrait (Documentary short)
 2004 With It (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2003 Comfort and Joy (TV Movie)
 2003 Archipiélago (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2002 Moctezuma's Revenge (as Francesco Varese)
 2002 La milpa (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2002 La maceta (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2002 Fidel (TV Movie) (as Francesco Varese)
 2001 Night at the Golden Eagle (as Francesco Varese)
 2000 Por la libre
 1999 Primal Force (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Francesco Varese)
 1998 Lost in the Bermuda Triangle (TV Movie) (as Francesco Varese)
 1997 The Verve Pipe: Villains (Video short)
 1996 Dave Matthews Band: Crash Into Me (Video short) (director of photography)
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Durable Goods | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Checo Varese | Francesco 'Checco' Varese | Francesco Varese | Checo Varesse
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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2010. See more »

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