Andrew Dunn (cinematographer)

Andrew William Dunn, BSC, is a British cinematographer. He received the British Academy of Film and Television Arts best cameraman award three times in the 1980s.

Andrew Dunn
Andrew William Dunn


Andrew Dunn was born in London, England. He started making films in his early teens and joined the BBC as a film editor, but continued to develop and shoot his personal projects. Dunn’s first film credit was in 1981 for cinematography on the BBC film Andrina.[1]

Dunn has served as Director of Photography on a wide variety of films, including L.A. Story, The Madness of King George, Gosford Park, The History Boys, Life as We Know It, Crazy, Stupid, Love, Summer in February, The Butler, Hello Carter, and Endless Love, amongst many others.


Feature filmsEdit


Year Title Director Notes
1989 Strapless David Hare
1989 Chattahoochee Mick Jackson
1991 L.A. Story Mick Jackson
1992 Blame It on the Bellboy Mark Herman
1992 The Bodyguard Mick Jackson
1993 The Hawk David Hayman
1994 Clean Slate Mick Jackson
1994 A Simple Twist of Fate Gillies MacKinnon
1994 The Madness of King George Nicholas Hytner
1995 The Grotesque John-Paul Davidson
1996 The Crucible Arthur Miller
1997 Addicted to Love Griffin Dunne
1998 Hush Jonathan Darby
1998 Ever After Andy Tennant
1998 Practical Magic Griffin Dunne


Year Title Director Notes
2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal Thaddeus O'Sullivan
2000 Liam Stephen Frears
2001 Monkeybone Henry Selick
2001 Gosford Park Robert Altman
2002 The Count of Monte Cristo Kevin Reynolds
2002 Sweet Home Alabama Andy Tennant
2003 What a Girl Wants Dennie Gordon
2003 The Company Robert Altman
2004 Stage Beauty Richard Eyre
2004 Piccadilly Jim John McKay
2005 Hitch Andy Tennant
2005 Mrs Henderson Presents Stephen Frears
2006 The History Boys Nicholas Hytner
2006 Miss Potter Chris Noonan
2007 Hot Rod Akiva Schaffer
2008 Good Vicente Amorim
2009 Precious Lee Daniels


Year Title Director Notes
2010 Extraordinary Measures Tom Vaughan
2010 Life as We Know It Greg Berlanti
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love Glenn Ficarra
John Requa
2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chbosky
2013 Summer in February Christopher Menaul
2013 The Butler Lee Daniels
2013 Hello Carter Anthony Wilcox
2014 Endless Love Shana Feste
2014 Effie Gray Richard Laxton
2015 Man Up Ben Palmer
2015 The Lady in the Van Nicholas Hytner
2015 Ithaca Meg Ryan
2016 Bridget Jones's Baby Sharon Maguire
2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses Greg Mottola
2017 The Children Act Richard Eyre
2018 Book Club Bill Holderman
2020 The Secret: Dare to Dream Andy Tennant Post-production
TBA The United States Vs. Billie Holiday Lee Daniels Post-production


Year Title Notes
1984 A Winter Harvest
1985 Edge of Darkness
1986 The Monocled Mutineer
1987 Horizon Episode: "Life Story"
1987–1995 Screen Two 5 episodes
1988 Scene Episode: "Two of Us"
1988 Tumbledown Television film directed by Richard Eyre
1988 Across the Lake Television film directed by Tony Maylam
1989 The Victorian Kitchen
1989 Blackeyes
1993 Great Performances Episode: "Suddenly, Last Summer"
1994 And Then There Was One Television film directed by David Jones
1994 Is There Life Out There? Television film directed by David Jones
1997 Food for Ravens Television film directed by Trevor Griffiths
2015 Empire Pilot episode only
2017 My Country Television film directed by Rufus Norris
2017–2019 The Zoo 22 episodes
2018 Raising Tourette's Episode: "Celebration"


Further readingEdit

  • (2006) "Andrew Dunn" Contemporary Theatre, Film, and Television: A biographical guide featuring performers, directors, writers, producers, designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and the world Vol. 65, Thomson Gale, Detroit, ISBN 978-0-7876-9042-7


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