List of film director and cinematographer collaborations


List of film director and cinematographer collaborations

The following is a partial list of film director and cinematographer collaborations. The list consists of films, organized by film director and for each director, organized by the cinematographer(s) with whom he worked repeatedly. It omits films where the director and cinematographer only worked together once.

=Woody Allen=

Carlo Di Palma

*"Deconstructing Harry" (1997)
*"Everyone Says I Love You" (1996)
*"Mighty Aphrodite" (1995)
*"Don't Drink the Water" (1994)
*"Bullets Over Broadway" (1994)
*"Manhattan Murder Mystery" (1993)
*"Husbands and Wives" (1992)
*"Shadows and Fog" (1992)
*"Alice" (1990)
*"September" (1987)
*"Radio Days" (1987)
*"Hannah and Her Sisters" (1986)

Gordon Willis

*"The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
*"Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
*"Zelig (1983)
*"A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
*"Stardust Memories (1980)
*"Manhattan (1979)
*"Interiors (1978)
*"Annie Hall (1977)

=Paul Thomas Anderson & Robert Elswit=:"Anderson and Elswit also collaborated on the short "Mattress Man Commercial" (2003)."
*"There Will Be Blood" (2007)
*"Punch-Drunk Love" (2002)
*"Magnolia" (1999)
*"Boogie Nights" (1997)
*"Hard Eight" (also known as "Sydney") (1996)

=Wes Anderson & Robert Yeoman=
*"The Darjeeling Limited" (2007)
*"Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou" (2004)
*"The Royal Tenenbaums" (2001)
*"Rushmore" (1998)
*"Bottle Rocket" (1996)

=Darren Aronofsky & Matthew Libatique=
*"The Fountain" (2006)
*"Requiem for a Dream" (2000)
*"Pi" (1998)
*"Protozoa" (1993)

=Ingmar Bergman & Sven Nykvist=
*"Fanny and Alexander (1982)
*"From the Life of the Marionettes (1980)
*"Autumn Sonata (1978)
*"The Serpent's Egg (1977)
*"The Magic Flute (1975)
*"Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
*"Cries and Whispers (1973)
*"The Touch (1971)
*"Hour of the Wolf (1968)
*"Shame (1968)
*"Persona (1966)
*"Winter Light (1963)
*"The Silence (1963)
*'Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
*"The Virgin Spring (1960)

=Bernardo Bertolucci & Vittorio Storaro=
*"Little Buddha" (1993)
*"The Sheltering Sky" (1990)
*"The Last Emperor" (1987)
*"La Luna" (1979)
*"1900" (1976)
*"Last Tango In Paris" (1973)
*"Il conformista" (1970)
*"La strategia del ragno" (1970)

=Luc Besson=

Thierry Arbogast

*"Arthur and the Invisibles" (2006)
*"Angel-A" (2005)
*"" (1999)
*"The Fifth Element" (1997)
*"Léon" (1994)
*"Nikita" (1990)

Carlo Varini

*"The Big Blue" (1988)
*"Subway" (1985)
*"The Last Battle" (1983)
*"L'Avant dernier" (1981)

=Tim Burton=

Stefan Czapsky

*"Ed Wood" (1994)
*"Batman Returns" (1992)
*"Edward Scissorhands" (1990)

Philippe Rousselot

*"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (2005)
*"Big Fish" (2003)
*"Planet of the Apes" (2001)

=John Carpenter=

Dean Cundey

*"Big Trouble in Little China" (1986)
*"The Thing" (1982)
*"Escape from New York" (1981)
*"The Fog" (1980)
*"Halloween" (1978)

Gary B. Kibbe

*"Ghosts of Mars" (2001)
*"Vampires" (1998)
*"Escape From L.A." (1996)
*"Village of the Damned" (1995)
*"In the Mouth of Madness" (1995)
*"Body Bags" (1993)
*"They Live" (1988)
*"Prince of Darkness" (1987)

=Coen Brothers=

Barry Sonnenfeld

*"Miller's Crossing" (1990)
*"Raising Arizona" (1987)
*"Blood Simple" (1984)

Roger Deakins

*"No Country for Old Men" (2007)
*"The Ladykillers" (2004)
*"Intolerable Cruelty" (2003)
*"The Man Who Wasn't There" (2001)
*"O Brother, Where Art Thou?" (2000)
*"The Big Lebowski" (1998)
*"Fargo" (1996)
*"The Hudsucker Proxy" (1994)
*"Barton Fink" (1991)

=Francis Ford Coppola=

Gordon Willis

*"The Godfather Part III" (1990)
*"The Godfather Part II" (1974)
*"The Godfather" (1972)

Vittorio Storaro

*"" (1988)
*"One from the Heart" (1982)
*"Apocalypse Now" (1979)

=David Cronenberg=

Mark Irwin

*"The Fly" (1986)
*"Videodrome" (1983)
*"The Dead Zone" (1983)
*"Scanners" (1981)
*"The Brood" (1979)
*"Fast Company" (1979)

Peter Suschitzky

*"Eastern Promises" (2007)
*"A History of Violence" (2005)
*"Spider" (2002)
*"eXistenZ" (1999)
*"Crash" (1996)
*"M. Butterfly" (1993)
*"Naked Lunch" (1990)
*"Dead Ringers" (1988)

=Alfonso Cuarón & Emmanuel Lubezki=
*"Children of Men" (2006)
*"Y tu mamá también" (2001)
*"Great Expectations" (1998)
*"A Little Princess" (1995)
*"Sólo con tu pareja" (1991)

=Guillermo del Toro & Guillermo Navarro=
*"" (2008)
*"Pan's Labyrinth" (2006)
*"Hellboy" (2004)
*"The Devil's Backbone" (2001)
*"Cronos" (1993)

=Jonathan Demme & Tak Fujimoto=
*"The Manchurian Candidate" (2004)
*"The Truth About Charlie" (2002)
*"Beloved" (1998)
*"The Complex Sessions" (1994)
*"Philadelphia" (1993)
*"The Silence of the Lambs" (1991)
*"Married to the Mob" (1988)
*"Something Wild" (1986)
*"Swing Shift" (1984)
*"Melvin and Howard" (1980)
*"Last Embrace" (1979)
*"Caged Heat" (1974)

=Brian DePalma=

Stephen H. Burum

*"Mission to Mars" (2000)
*"Snake Eyes" (1998)
*"" (1996)
*"Carlito's Way" (1993)
*"Raising Cain" (1992)
*"Casualties of War" (1989)
*"The Untouchables" (1987)
*"Body Double" (1984)

Vilmos Zsigmond

*"The Black Dahlia (film)" (2006)
*"The Bonfire of the Vanities (film)" (1990)
*"Blow Out" (1981)
*"Obsession (film)" (1976)

=Clint Eastwood & Tom Stern=
*"The Changeling" (2008)
*"Letters from Iwo Jima" (2006)
*"Flags of Our Fathers" (2006)
*"Million Dollar Baby" (2004)
*"Mystic River" (2003)
*"Blood Work" (2002)

=Federico Fellini & Giuseppe Rotunno=
*"La città delle donne" (1980)
*"Prova d'orchestra" (1978)
*"Il Casanova di Federico Fellini" (1976)
*"Amarcord" (1973)
*"Roma" (1972)
*"Satyricon" (1969)
*"Histoires extraordinaires" (1968) (Segment Toby Dammit)

=Miloš Forman & Miroslav Ondrícek=
*"Hair" (1979)
*"Ragtime" (1981)
*"Amadeus" (1984)
*"Valmont" (1989)

=Marc Forster & Roberto Schaefer=
*"Quantum of Solace" (2008)
*"The Kite Runner" (2007)
*"Stranger Than Fiction" (2006)
*"Stay" (2005)
*"Finding Neverland" (2004)
*"Monster's Ball" (2001)
*"Everything Put Together" (2000)
*"Loungers" (unreleased [http://www.filmfreakcentral.net/notes/mforsterinterview.htm] )

=Terry Gilliam & Nicola Pecorini=
*"The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" (2009)
*"Tideland" (2005)
*"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" (1998)

=Jean Luc Godard & Raoul Coutard=
*"Prénom Carmen" (1983)
*"Passion" (1982)
*"Week End" (1967)
*"La Chinoise" (1967)
*"2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle" (1967)
*"Made in U.S.A." (1966)
*"Pierrot le fou" (1965)
*"Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution" (1965)
*"Une femme mariée" (1964)
*"Bande à part" (1964)
*"Le Mépris" (1963)
*"Les Carabiniers" (1963)
*"Le Petit soldat" (1963)
*"Vivre sa vie" (1962)
*"Une femme est une femme" (1961)
*"À bout de souffle" (1960)

=Alejandro González Iñárritu & Rodrigo Prieto=
*"Babel" (2006)
*"21 grams" (2003)
*"Amores perros" (2000)

=Peter Greenaway & Sacha Vierny=
*"8½ Women" (1999)
*"The Pillow Book" (1996)
*"The Baby of Mâcon" (1993)
*"Rosa" (1992)
*"A Walk Through Prospero's Library" (1992)
*"Prospero's Books" (1991)
*"M Is for Man, Music, Mozart" (1991)
*"The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover" (1989)
*"Fear of Drowning" (1988)
*"Drowning by Numbers" (1988)
*"The Belly of an Architect" (1987)
*"A Zed & Two Noughts" (1985)

=Christopher Guest & Roberto Schaefer=
*"For Your Consideration" (2006)
*"Best in Show" (2000)
*"D.O.A." (1999)
*"Waiting for Guffman" (1996)

=Werner Herzog=

Peter Zeitlinger

*"Encounters at the End of the World" (2007)
*"Rescue Dawn" (2006)
*"Grizzly Man" (2005)
*"Wheel of Time" (2003)
*"Invincible" (2001)
*"Wings of Hope" (2000)
*"My Best Fiend" (1999)
*"Little Dieter Needs to Fly" (1997)
*"Death for Five Voices" (1995)

Thomas Mauch

*"Fitzcarraldo" (1982)
*"Stroszek" (1977)
*"How much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck" (1976)
*"" (1972)
*"Even Dwarfs Started Small" (1970)
*"The Flying Doctors of East Africa" (1969)
*"Signs of Life" (1968)
*"Last Words" (1967)

Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein

*"Pilgrimage" (2001)
*"The Transformation of the World Into Music" (1994)
*"Echoes From a Somber Empire" (1990)
*"Portrait Werner Herzog" (1986)
*"Where The Green Ants Dream" (1984)
*"Woyzeck" (1979)
*"" (1979)
*"Heart of Glass" (1976)
*"The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser" (1974)
*"The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner" (1974)
*"Land of Silence and Darkness" (1971)
*"Fata Morgana" (1971)
*"Handicapped Future" (1971)
*"Precautions Against Fanatics" (1969)

=Alfred Hitchcock & Robert Burks=
*"Marnie" (1964)
*"The Birds" (1963)
*"North by Northwest" (1959)
*"Vertigo" (1958)
*"The Wrong Man" (1957)
*"The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1956)
*"The Trouble with Harry" (1955)
*"To Catch a Thief" (1955)
*"Rear Window" (1954)
*"Dial M for Murder" (1954)
*"I Confess" (1953)
*"Strangers on a Train" (1951)

=John Huston & Oswald Morris=
*"The Man Who Would Be King" (1975)
*"The MacKintosh Man" (1973)
*"Reflections in a Golden Eye" (1967)
*"The Roots of Heaven" (1958)
*"Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison" (1957)
*"Moby Dick" (1956)
*"Beat the Devil" (1953)
*"Moulin Rouge" (1952)

=Peter Jackson=

Alun Bollinger

*"The Frighteners" (1996)
*"Forgotten Silver" (1995)
*"Heavenly Creatures" (1994)

Andrew Lesnie

*"King Kong" (2005)
*"" (2003)
*"" (2002)
*"" (2001)

=Jim Jarmusch=

Robby Müller

*"" (1999)
*"Dead Man" (1995)
*"Mystery Train" (1989)
*"Dawn by Law" (1986)

Frederick Elmes

*"Broken Flowers" (2005)
*"Night on Earth" (1991)

=Stanley Kubrick & John Alcott=
*"The Shining" (1980)
*"Barry Lyndon" (1975)
*"A Clockwork Orange" (1971)

=David Lean & Freddie Young=:Young's work on Lean's films were all recognized with Academy Awards for Best Cinematography
*"Ryan's Daughter" (1970)
*"Doctor Zhivago" (1965)
*"Lawrence of Arabia" (1962)

=George Lucas & David Tattersall=
*"" (2005)
*"" (2002)
*"" (1999)

=David Lynch & Freddie Francis=
*"The Straight Story" (1999)
*"Dune" (1984)
*"The Elephant Man" (1980)

=Darren Lynn Bousman & David A. Armstrong=
*"Saw IV" (2007)
*"Saw III" (2006)
*"Saw II" (2005)

=Michael Mann & Dante Spinotti=
*"The Insider" (1999)
*"Heat" (1995)
*"The Last of the Mohicans" (1992)
*"Manhunter" (1986)

=Christopher Nolan & Wally Pfister=
*"The Dark Knight" (2008)
*"The Prestige" (2006)
*"Batman Begins" (2005)
*"Insomnia" (2002)
*"Memento" (2000)

=Alan J. Pakula & Gordon Willis=
*"The Devil's Own" (1997)
*"Presumed Innocent" (1990)
*"Comes a Horseman" (1978)
*"All The President's Men" (1976)
*"The Parallax View" (1973)
*"Klute" (1971)

=Chan-wook Park & Jeong-hun Jeong=
*"Evil Live" (2009)
*"I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK" (2007)
*"Lady Vengeance" (2005)
*"Three... Extremes" (2004)
*"Oldboy" (2003)

=Michael Polish & M. David Mullen=
*"The Astronaut Farmer" (2006)
*"Northfork" (2003)
*"Jackpot" (2001)
*"Twin Falls Idaho" (1999)

=Michael Powell & Jack Cardiff=
*"The Red Shoes" (1948)
*"Black Narcissus" (1947)
*"A Matter of Life and Death" (1946)

=Sam Raimi & Bill Pope=
*"Spider-Man 3" (2007)
*"Spider-Man 2" (2004)
*"Army of Darkness" (1992)
*"Darkman" (1990)

=Carol Reed & Robert Krasker=
*"The Running Man" (1963)
*"Trapeze" (1955)
*"The Third Man" (1949)
*"Odd Man Out" (1947)

=Eli Roth & Milan Chadima=
*"" (2007)
*"Grindhouse" (2007)
*"Hostel" (2005)

=Martin Scorsese=

Michael Ballhaus

*"The Departed" (2006)
*"Gangs of New York" (2002)
*"The Age of Innocence" (1993)
*"Goodfellas" (1990)
*"The Last Temptation of Christ" (1988)
*"The Color of Money" (1986)
*"After Hours" (1985)


=Michael Chapman=

:"Scorsese and Chapman also collaborated on the video clip "Bad" (1987)"
*"Raging Bull" (1980)
*"" (1978)
*"The Last Waltz" (1978)
*"Taxi Driver" (1976)


=Robert Richardson=

*"Shine a Light" (2008)
*"Aviator" (2004)
*"Bringing out the Dead" (1999)
*"Casino" (1995)

=Bryan Singer & Newton Thomas Sigel=:"Singer and Sigel also collaborated on the pilot episode of "House"."
*"" (2009)
*"Valkyrie" (2008)
*"Superman Returns" (2006)
*"X2" (2003)
*"X-Men" (2000)
*"Apt Pupil" (1998)
*"The Usual Suspects" (1995)

=Kevin Smith & David Klein=
*"Clerks." (1994)
*"Mallrats" (1995)
*"Chasing Amy" (1997)
*"Clerks II" (2006)

=Steven Spielberg=

Allen Daviau

*"Empire of the Sun" (1987)
*"The Color Purple" (1985)
*"Amazing Stories" (1985) (episode "Ghost Train")
*"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984) (second unit cinematographer)
*"E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" (1982)
*"Amblin'" (1968)

Bill Butler

*"Jaws" (1975)
*"Savage" (1973)
*"Something Evil" (1972)

Dean Cundey

*"Jurassic Park" (1993)
*"Hook" (1991)

William A. Fraker

*"1941" (1979)
*"Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977) (additional American scenes)

Janusz Kaminski

*"Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" (2008)
*"Munich" (2005)
*"War of the Worlds" (2005)
*"The Terminal" (2004)
*"Catch Me If You Can" (2002)
*"Minority Report" (2002)
*"" (2001)
*"Saving Private Ryan" (1998)
*"Amistad" (1997)
*"" (1997)
*"Schindler's List" (1993)

Douglas Slocombe

*"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989)
*"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984)
*"Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981)
*"Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977) (India Sequence)

Vilmos Zsigmond

*"Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977)
*"The Sugarland Express" (1974)

=Oliver Stone=

Rodrigo Prieto

*"Alexander" (2004)
*"Looking for Fidel" (2004)
*"Persona Non Grata" (2003)
*"Comandante" (2003)


=Robert Richardson=

*"U Turn" (1997)
*"Nixon" (1995)
*"Natural Born Killers" (1994)
*"Heaven & Earth" (1993)
*"JFK" (1991)
*"The Doors" (1991)
*"Born on the Fourth of July" (1989)
*"Talk Radio" (1988)
*"Wall Street" (1987)
*"Platoon" (1986)
*"Salvador" (1986)

=Quentin Tarantino=

Andrzej Sekula

*"Four Rooms" (segment "The Man from Hollywood") (1995)
*"Pulp Fiction" (1994)
*"Reservoir Dogs" (1992)


=Robert Richardson=

*"Inglorious Bastards" (2009)
*"" (2004)
*"" (2003)

=Gus Van Sant & Harris Savides=
*"Milk" (2009)
*"Last Days" (2005)
*"Elephant" (2003)
*"Gerry" (2002)
*"Finding Forrester" (2000)

=Paul Verhoeven=

Frits Boersma

*"De Lifters" (1962)
*"Nothing Special" (1961)
*"A Lizzard Too Much" (1960)

Jan de Bont

*"Basic Instinct" (1992)
*"Flesh & Blood" (1985)
*"The Fourth Man" (1983)
*"Katie Tippel" (1975)
*"Turkish Delight" (1973)
*"Business Is Business" (1971)
*"The Wrestler" (1970)

Jost Vacano

*"Hollow Man" (2000)
*"Starship Troopers" (1997)
*"Showgirls" (1995)
*"Total Recall" (1990)
*"RoboCop" (1987)
*"Spetters" (1980)
*"Soldaat van Oranje" (1977)

=Gore Verbinski & Dariusz Wolski=
*"" (2007)
*"" (2006)
*"" (2003)
*"The Mexican" (2001)

=The Wachowski Brothers & Bill Pope=
*"The Matrix Revolutions" (2003)
*"The Matrix Reloaded" (2003)
*"The Matrix" (1999)
*"Bound" (1996)

=Billy Wilder & John F. Seitz=
*"Sunset Blvd." (1950)
*"The Lost Weekend" (1945)
*"Double Indemnity" (1944)
*"Five Graves to Cairo" (1943)

=Michael Winterbottom & Marcel Zyskind=
*"Genova" (2007)
*"A Mighty Heart" (2007)
*"The Road to Guantanamo" (2006)
*"A Cock and Bull Story" (2005)
*"9 Songs" (2004)
*"Code 46" (2003)
*"In This World" (2002)

=Wong Kar-wai & Christopher Doyle=
*"2046" (2004)
*"Eros" (segment "The Hand") (2004)
*"In the Mood for Love" (2000) (with cinematographer Pin Bing Lee)
*"Happy Together" (1997)
*"Fallen Angels" (1995)
*"Ashes of Time" (1994)
*"Chungking Express" (1994) (with cinematographer Andrew Lau)
*"Days of Being Wild" (1991)

=Robert Zemeckis=

Don Burgess

:"Zemeckis and Burgess also collaborated on the TV movie "Two-Fisted Tales" (1991)"
*"The Polar Express" (2004)
*"Cast Away" (2000)
*"What Lies Beneath" (2000)
*"Contact" (1997)
*"Forrest Gump" (1994)

Dean Cundey

*"Death Becomes Her" (1992)
*"Back to the Future Part III" (1990)
*"Back to the Future Part II" (1989)
*"Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (1988)
*"Back to the Future" (1985)
*"Romancing the Stone" (1984)


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