2011 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

by cinemavis | created - 17 Apr 2011 | updated - 09 Jun 2017 | Public

1. Emmanuel Lubezki

Cinematographer | Children of Men

Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks (1993), which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill.

Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker ...

2. Gökhan Tiryaki

Cinematographer | Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da

Gökhan Tiryaki was born in Istanbul, Turkey, 1972. He worked for national TV station (TRT) and joined the production of several TV films and documentaries as a cameraman between 1991 and 1996. Since 1996, he has been working as a cinematographer.

Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia...

4. Eduard Grau

Cinematographer | Buried

Eduard Grau was born in 1981 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is known for his work on Buried (2010), A Single Man (2009) and Suffragette (2015).

5. Hoyte Van Hoytema

Cinematographer | Interstellar

Hoyte Van Hoytema was born in Horgen, Switzerland. Van Hoytema is a Dutch-Swedish director of photography known for his work on The Fighter (2010), Her (2013), Interstellar (2014), and Dunkirk (2017). Van Hoytema always wanted to be a filmmaker, therefore he wished to attend a film school in The ...

7. Janusz Kaminski

Cinematographer | Schindler's List

Janusz Kaminski is a Polish cinematographer and film director. He has established a partnership with Steven Spielberg, working as a cinematographer on his movies since 1993. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Schindler's List (1993) and Saving Private Ryan (1998).

His ...

8. Seamus McGarvey

Cinematographer | Atonement

SEAMUS McGARVEY (Director of Photography) has collected two Academy Award nominations for his cinematography: on Joe Wright's 2007 WWI drama "Atonement," and his 2012 adaptation of Tolstoy's classic, "Anna Karenina." In addition to the Oscar nominations, McGarvey won the British Society of ...

9. Robert Richardson

Cinematographer | Inglourious Basterds

Robert Richardson an American cinematographer. He is best known for work with Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, and Oliver Stone.

He has won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography three times, for his work on JFK (1991), The Aviator (2004), and Hugo (2011). He is one of three living persons who...

10. Robbie Ryan

Cinematographer | American Honey

Robbie Ryan is an Irish cinematographer. He is best known for his work in Fish Tank (2009), Slow West (2015), Amercican Honey (2016) and The Favourite (2018) for which he was nominated for an Oscar for Best Achievement in Cinematography.

Ryan has already work in more than 90 projects as an ...

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11. Bruno Delbonnel

Cinematographer | Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Bruno Delbonnel was born in 1957 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. He is known for his work on A Very Long Engagement (2004), Amélie (2001) and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013).

12. Xiaoding Zhao

Cinematographer | Shi mian mai fu

Xiaoding Zhao is a cinematographer and director, known for House of Flying Daggers (2004), Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) and The Flowers of War (2011).

13. Roger Deakins

Cinematographer | Skyfall

Roger Deakins is an English cinematographer best known for his work on the films of the Coen brothers, Sam Mendes, and Denis Villeneuve.

He is a member of both the American and British Society of Cinematographers.

Deakins' first feature film in America as cinematographer was Mountains of the Moon (...

14. José Luis Alcaine

Cinematographer | La piel que habito

Jose Luis Alcaine has a theory that the Frank Borzage movie A Farewell to Arms (1932) after a story by Ernest Hemingway, was the main and total inspiration for Pablo Picasso in the creation of the "Guernica", one of the most important painting of the 20th century. He believes that several images of...

15. Jeff Cronenweth

Cinematographer | Gone Girl

Jeff Cronenweth was born on January 14, 1962 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Jeffrey Scott Cronenweth. He is known for his work on Gone Girl (2014), The Social Network (2010) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011).

16. Anthony Dod Mantle

Cinematographer | Slumdog Millionaire

Anthony Dod Mantle was born on April 14, 1955 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He is known for his work on Slumdog Millionaire (2008), 127 Hours (2010) and Antichrist (2009).

17. Newton Thomas Sigel

Cinematographer | Drive

Newton Thomas Sigel was born in 1955. He is known for his work on Drive (2011), Three Kings (1999) and The Usual Suspects (1995). He is married to Lisa Chang.

18. Guillaume Schiffman

Cinematographer | The Artist

Guillaume Schiffman is known for his work on The Artist (2011), OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) and Populaire (2012).

19. Adriano Goldman

Cinematographer | Sin nombre

Member of ABC (Associação Brasileira de Cinematografia) and of ASC (American Society of Cinematographers).

21. Manuel Alberto Claro

Cinematographer | Melancholia

Manuel Alberto Claro was born on April 3, 1970 in Santiago de Chile, Chile. He is known for his work on Melancholia (2011), Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013) and The House That Jack Built (2018).

22. Christophe Beaucarne

Cinematographer | Mr. Nobody

Christophe Beaucarne is known for his work on Mr. Nobody (2009), The Brand New Testament (2015) and Coco Before Chanel (2009).

23. Anna Foerster

Director | Underworld: Blood Wars

Anna Foerster is known for her work on Underworld: Blood Wars (2016), Outlander (2014) and The Day After Tomorrow (2004).

24. John Toll

Cinematographer | The Last Samurai

John Toll is an American cinematographer. His filmography spans a wide variety of genres, including epic period drama, comedy, science fiction, and contemporary drama. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography in both 1994 and 1995 for Legends of the Fall and Braveheart respectively.

He has ...

25. Adam Sikora

Cinematographer | Boze Cialo

Adam Sikora was born on May 3, 1960 in Mikolów, Slaskie, Poland. He is known for his work on Corpus Christi (2006), Autsajder (2018) and Angelus (2000).

26. Lech Majewski

Writer | Mlyn i krzyz

Lech Majewski was born on August 30, 1953 in Katowice, Slaskie, Poland. He is a writer and director, known for The Mill and the Cross (2011), Wojaczek (1999) and The Garden of Earthly Delights (2004).

28. Ryszard Lenczewski

Cinematographer | Ida

Ryszard Lenczewski was born on June 5, 1948 in Milków, Dolnoslaskie, Poland. He is known for his work on Ida (2013), My Summer of Love (2004) and Last Resort (2000).

29. Timo Salminen

Cinematographer | I Hired a Contract Killer

Timo Salminen was born on July 11, 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. He is known for his work on I Hired a Contract Killer (1990), The Man Without a Past (2002) and Le Havre (2011).

30. Ben Smithard

Cinematographer | Blinded by the Light

Ben Smithard is known for his work on Blinded by the Light (2019), Downton Abbey (2019) and Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017).

31. Luca Bigazzi

Cinematographer | La grande bellezza

Luca Bigazzi was born in 1958 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on The Great Beauty (2013), Youth (2015) and This Must Be the Place (2011).

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32. Piotr Sobocinski Jr.

Cinematographer | Bogowie

Born on 3rd of November 1983 in Lodz. Graduate of Cinematography Department of The Polish National Film, Television and Theater School, (PWSFTviT) in Lodz.

Son of cinematographer Piotr Sobocinski and actress Hanna Mikuc a grandson of cinematographer Witold Sobocinski and actors Wanda Mikuc and ...

33. Sean Bobbitt

Cinematographer | 12 Years a Slave

Sean Bobbitt was born on November 29, 1958 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA as Sean Francis Bobbitt. He is known for his work on 12 Years a Slave (2013), Hunger (2008) and Shame (2011).

34. Ron Fricke

Cinematographer | Samsara

Ron Fricke is known for his work on Samsara (2011), Baraka (1992) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).

35. Arthur Reinhart

Cinematographer | Jestem

Arthur Reinhart was born on March 24, 1965 in Kluczbork, Opolskie, Poland. He is a cinematographer and editor, known for I Am (2005), Venice (2010) and Tristan + Isolde (2006).

38. Mikhail Krichman

Cinematographer | Leviafan

Mikhail Krichman was born on June 17, 1967 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Mikhail Vladimirovich Krichman. He is a cinematographer and writer, known for Leviathan (2014), The Return (2003) and Loveless (2017).

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39. Fred Kelemen

Cinematographer | Abendland

Born in Berlin (West), Fred Kelemen studied painting, music, philosophy, science of religions and theatre sciences and worked in different theatres as a director's assistant before he began his studies at the German Film & TV Academy Berlin (dffb) in 1989. Since that time, he has made a number of ...

40. Phedon Papamichael

Cinematographer | Nebraska

Phedon Papamichael, an award winning Cinematographer, was born in Athens, Greece and moved with his family to Germany, where in 1982 he completed his education in Fine Arts, in Munich. Working as a photojournalist brought Phedon to NYC in 1983, where he started crossing over into cinematography.

His...

41. Eduardo Serra

Cinematographer | Girl with a Pearl Earring

Eduardo Serra was born on October 2, 1943 in Lisbon, Portugal. He is known for his work on Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Unbreakable (2000) and Blood Diamond (2006).

42. Giles Nuttgens

Cinematographer | Hell or High Water

Giles Nuttgens was born in 1960. He is known for his work on Hell or High Water (2016), Hallam Foe (2007) and The Deep End (2001).

43. Steve Cosens

Cinematographer | Cardinal

Steve Cosens is known for his work on Cardinal (2017), Snow Cake (2006) and Flower & Garnet (2002).

44. Hagen Bogdanski

Cinematographer | Das Leben der Anderen

Hagen Bogdanski was born on April 24, 1965 in Berlin, Germany. He is known for his work on The Lives of Others (2006), The Physician (2013) and Papillon (2017).

45. Tom Stern

Cinematographer | Changeling

Tom Stern was born on December 16, 1946 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Thomas Evans Stern. He is known for his work on Changeling (2008), Flags of our Fathers (2006) and Mystic River (2003). He was previously married to Françoise Combadière.

47. Jody Lee Lipes

Cinematographer | NY Export: Opus Jazz

Jody Lee Lipes is a director and cinematographer with diverse experience in film, television, commercials and music videos.

In film, he has worked with numerous acclaimed directors, including Kenneth Lonergan on "Manchester By the Sea," which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, Sean...

48. Per Källberg

Cinematographer | Agnes Cecilia - En sällsam historia

Per Källberg was born on March 14, 1947 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is known for his work on Agnes Cecilia - En sällsam historia (1991), Stockholm East (2011) and Nature's Warrior (1997). He died on February 17, 2014.

49. Juan Ruiz Anchía

Cinematographer | Spartan

Juan Ruiz-Anchia, ASC was born in the capital of the Basque Province of Spain, Bilbao. He graduated in 1981 from the American Film Institute (AFI in Hollywood, CA) with a Master in Visual Arts as a Director of Photography. Prior to attending AFI, he graduated from the Escuela Oficial de ...

51. Fabio Cianchetti

Cinematographer | The Dreamers

Fabio Cianchetti was born on April 22, 1952 in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on The Dreamers (2003), Canone inverso - Making Love (2000) and Me and You (2012).

54. Christopher Ross

Cinematographer | Blackout

Christopher Ross is known for his work on Blackout (2012), Room (2015) and Black Sea (2014).

55. Adam Arkapaw

Cinematographer | Macbeth

Adam Arkapaw is known for his work on films such as Macbeth (2015 - ASC spotlight award) Animal Kingdom (2010 - Camerimage Cinematographer Debuts Competition winner) The Snowtown Murders (2011) Light Between the Oceans (2016) Lore (2011) and Assassin's Creed (2016). He is also the Emmy ...

56. Rob Hardy

Cinematographer | Annihilation

Rob Hardy BSC is best known for his work on 'RED RIDING 1974' - 'EX MACHINA' and 'BOY A' for which he won a BAFTA.

Most recently, he completed principle photography on 'EUPHORIA' , Produced by and staring Alicia Vikander along with Eva Green & Charlotte Rampling.

In addition he has shot Alex ...

57. Elliot Davis

Cinematographer | Out of Sight

Elliot Davis was born on May 23, 1948 in the USA. He is known for his work on Out of Sight (1998), Twilight (2008) and Man of Tai Chi (2013).

59. Rob Hardy

Cinematographer | Annihilation

Rob Hardy BSC is best known for his work on 'RED RIDING 1974' - 'EX MACHINA' and 'BOY A' for which he won a BAFTA.

Most recently, he completed principle photography on 'EUPHORIA' , Produced by and staring Alicia Vikander along with Eva Green & Charlotte Rampling.

In addition he has shot Alex ...

60. Guillermo Navarro

Cinematographer | El laberinto del fauno

Guillermo Navarro was born in 1955 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Pan's Labyrinth (2006), I Am Number Four (2011) and Pacific Rim (2013).

64. Pablo Rosso

Cinematographer | Mientras duermes

Pablo Rosso is known for his work on Sleep Tight (2011), REC (2007) and Cold Winter Sun (2004).

65. Jean-Marie Dreujou

Cinematographer | Le dernier loup

Jean-Marie Dreujou is known for his work on Wolf Totem (2015), The Girl on the Bridge (1999) and Two Brothers (2004).

66. Jake Pollock

Camera_department | Wu xia

Jake Pollock is known for his work on Dragon (2011), Starry Starry Night (2011) and Monga (2010).

67. Yiu-Fai Lai

Camera_department | 2046

68. Giorgos Arvanitis

Cinematographer | Blind Sun

Giorgos Arvanitis was born in 1941 in Greece. He is known for his work on Blind Sun (2015), In the Shadow of Fear (1988) and O valtos (1973).

69. Antoine Héberlé

Cinematographer | Grigris

Member of AFC (Association Française des directeurs de la photographie Cinématographique).

70. Nicolas Karakatsanis

Cinematographer | The Loft

Nicolas Karakatsanis is a cinematographer and editor, known for The Loft (2014), Bullhead (2011) and The Drop (2014).

"Podróż z bagażem podręcznym"

72. Bradford Young

Cinematographer | Arrival

Bradford Young is an American cinematographer. His feature films as director of photography include White Lies, Black Sheep (2007), Pariah (2011), Restless City (2011), Middle of Nowhere (2012), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Mother of George (2013), and Arrival (2016).

In January 2017, Young ...

73. Martin Gschlacht

Cinematographer | Ich seh ich seh

Martin Gschlacht was born in 1969 in Wien, Austria. He is a cinematographer and producer, known for Goodnight Mommy (2014), Revanche (2008) and Women Without Men (2009).

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74. Florian Hoffmeister

Cinematographer | The Terror

Florian Hoffmeister was born in 1970 in Brunswick, Germany. He is known for his work on The Terror (2018), A Quiet Passion (2016) and The Have-Nots (2016).

75. Markus Förderer

Cinematographer | Independence Day: Resurgence

Markus Förderer is known for his work on Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), I Origins (2014) and Skyscraper (2018).

77. Antonio Riestra

Cinematographer | Last Knights

Antonio Riestra ASC, ACK Cinematographer

* Antonio Riestra ASC, ACK Cinematographer

Antonio has shot movies in many languages and corners of the world with extraordinary people behind and in front of the camera. He has earned the Spanish Goya and Gaudí awards and nominations in Canada and the Czech ...

78. Larry Fong

Cinematographer | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Larry Fong is known for his work on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Kong: Skull Island (2017) and Watchmen (2009).

79. Laurie Rose

Cinematographer | Free Fire

Laurie Rose is known for his work on Free Fire (2016), Kill List (2011) and Peaky Blinders (2013).

80. Lol Crawley

Cinematographer | Four Lions

Member of the Guild of British Camera Technicians (GBCT).

81. Haris Zambarloukos

Cinematographer | Sleuth

Haris Zambarloukos was born on March 11, 1970 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He is known for his work on Sleuth (2007), Batman Begins (2005) and Thor (2011).

82. Geoffrey Hall

Cinematographer | Chopper

Geoffrey Hall is known for his work on Chopper (2000), Fortress (1992) and Red Dog (2011).

86. Adriano Goldman

Cinematographer | Sin nombre

Member of ABC (Associação Brasileira de Cinematografia) and of ASC (American Society of Cinematographers).

87. Unax Mendia

Cinematographer | No habrá paz para los malvados

Unax Mendia is known for his work on No Rest for the Wicked (2011), Absolon (2003) and Elena quiere (2007).

88. Jakob Ihre

Cinematographer | Thelma

The post-nominal letters "FSF" ("Föreningen Sveriges Filmfotografer) ascribed to his name refers to the "Association of Swedish Cinematographers," the equivalent of the American "ASC" or British "BSC" organizations.

89. Mario Janelle

Assistant_director | Upside Down

Mario Janelle is a cinematographer and assistant director, known for Upside Down (2012), Bon Cop Bad Cop (2006) and Cause of Death (2001).

90. John Pardue

Cinematographer | The Girl

John Pardue is known for his work on The Girl (2012), Four Kids and It and Luther (2010).

91. Luc Montpellier

Cinematographer | Take This Waltz

Luc Montpellier is known for his work on Take This Waltz (2011), Khaled (2001) and Counterpart (2017).

92. Morten Søborg

Cinematographer | Valhalla Rising

Morten Søborg was born on August 18, 1964. He is known for his work on Valhalla Rising (2009), After the Wedding (2006) and Chernobyl Diaries (2012).

94. Sophia Olsson

Cinematographer | Þrestir

Sophia Olsson is a cinematographer and editor, known for Sparrows (2015), The Charmer (2017) and Sami Blood (2016).

97. Juan Jose Saravia

Cinematographer | Matando Cabos

Juan Jose Saravia was born on October 8, 1969 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is known for his work on Matando Cabos (2004), Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017) and The Last Death (2011).

99. Thierry Arbogast

Cinematographer | The Fifth Element

Thierry Arbogast was born in 1957 in France. He is known for his work on The Fifth Element (1997), Léon: The Professional (1994) and La Femme Nikita (1990).

100. Slawomir Idziak

Cinematographer | Trois couleurs: Bleu

Slawomir Idziak was born on January 25, 1945 in Katowice, Slaskie, Poland. He is a cinematographer and writer, known for Three Colors: Blue (1993), Black Hawk Down (2001) and I Want You (1998). He was previously married to Maria Gladkowska.



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