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Nelson Cragg, Producer and Director, is based in Los Angeles and specializes in narrative feature film and television projects. Nelson's directing credits include the International hit American Horror Story for acclaimed producer Ryan Murphy and the critical smash series American Crime Story. Nelson recently Executive Produced and Directed the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Them Director
(2021)
American Crime Story Cinematographer
(2016-2018)
Homeland Cinematographer
(2011-2012)
Breaking Bad Cinematographer
(2011)

Filmography

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 2020 Ratched (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Ice Pick (2020)
- Pilot (2020)
 2019 The Politician (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- The Harrington Commode (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Pilot (2019) ... (director of photography)
 2018 Pose (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Access (2018) ... (director of photography)
- Pilot (2018) ... (director of photography)
 2016-2018 American Crime Story (TV Series) (director of photography - 12 episodes)
- Manhunt (2018) ... (director of photography)
- The Man Who Would Be Vogue (2018) ... (director of photography)
- The Verdict (2016) ... (director of photography)
- Manna from Heaven (2016) ... (director of photography)
- A Jury in Jail (2016) ... (director of photography)
 2017 Feud (TV Mini Series) (director of photography - 8 episodes)
- You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends? (2017) ... (director of photography)
- Abandoned! (2017) ... (director of photography)
- Hagsploitation (2017) ... (director of photography)
- And the Winner Is... (The Oscars of 1963) (2017) ... (director of photography)
- More, or Less (2017) ... (director of photography)
 2016 American Horror Story (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Chapter 3 (2016)
- Chapter 2 (2016)
- Chapter 1 (2016)
 2016 Containment (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (director of photography)
 2015 Mad Dogs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2015)
 2015 Tracers
 2014 Galyntine (TV Movie)
 2014 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- 1984 (2014)
- Up Helly Aa (2014)
- The 214s (2014)
- Giant (2014)
- Landfall (2014)
 2014 The After (TV Movie)
  Homeland (TV Series) (1 episode, 2011) (director of photography - 23 episodes, 2011 - 2012)
- The Choice (2012) ... (director of photography)
- In Memoriam (2012) ... (director of photography)
- Broken Hearts (2012) ... (director of photography)
- Two Hats (2012) ... (director of photography)
- I'll Fly Away (2012) ... (director of photography)
 2012 Elementary (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2012) ... (director of photography)
 2011 Arena (Video)
 2011 Terra Nova (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Genesis: Part 2 (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Genesis: Part 1 (2011) ... (director of photography)
 2011 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Cornered (2011)
- Shotgun (2011)
 2010 Unconditionally (Short)
 2010/I Victim
 2009-2010 Flashforward (TV Series) (director of photography - 11 episodes)
- Future Shock (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Countdown (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (2010) ... (director of photography)
- The Garden of Forking Paths (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Better Angels (2010) ... (director of photography)
 2009 The Canyon
  CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (1 episode, 2008) (director of photography - 15 episodes, 2008 - 2009)
- All In (2009) ... (director of photography)
- The Gone Dead Train (2009) ... (director of photography)
- A Space Oddity (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Mascara (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Turn, Turn, Turn (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2008/I Splinter (director of photography)
 2008 Retribution (Short)
 2007 Boogeyman 2 (director of photography)
 2007 30 Days of Night: Blood Trails (TV Mini Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2007)
- Episode #1.4 (2007)
- Episode #1.3 (2007)
- Episode #1.2 (2007)
- Episode #1.1 (2007)
 2007 Devil's Trade (TV Series) (director of photography)
 2007 ELI (Short)
 2007 Masculine Timing (Short)
 2006 Portable Living Room (Short)
 2006 Mei (Short)
 2006 Razor Sharp (Short)
 2006 Looking for My Brother (Short)
 2006 Best Kept Secret (Short)
 2006/I Lucid (Short)
 2006 Entity: Nine (Short)
 2006 The Marionette (Short)
 2006 Theater 13 (Short)
 2006 Special
 2006 Marcus (director of photography)
 2005 Battleground: The Art of War (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2005 Julie B Fit: Moms with Muscle (Video short)
 2005 A Night Out (Short)
 2005/II The Connection (Short)
 2005 Undisclosed (Short)
 2005/II Last Call (Short)
 2005/I Confession
 2005 Sacrifice (Short)
 2005 Eating (Short)
 2004 The Taking (Short)
 2004 The Specs (Short)
 2004 Mama's Boy (Short)
 2004 The Arsonist (Short)
 2004 The Reception (Short)
 2004 Running in Tall Grasses (Short)
 2002 Dance Can Do All That (Documentary short)
 2002 Rancho Cucamonga (Short)
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