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Hugh Johnson (died June 2015)[1] was an Irish cinematographer and director of film and commercials[2][3] known for his collaborations with Ridley Scott and his brother Tony, working on films like The Duellists, The Hunger, G.I. Jane, and Kingdom of Heaven.

Hugh Johnson
DiedJune 2015
Years active1977–2011
Known forG.I. Jane
The Chronicles of Riddick



As cinematographerEdit

Year Title Director Notes
1996 White Squall Ridley Scott N/A
1997 G.I. Jane Also 2nd unit director
2004 The Chronicles of Riddick David Twohy N/A
2006 Eragon Stefen Fangmeier N/A
2007 From a Place of Darkness Douglas Alan Raine Independent film

Also 2nd unit director

2008 A Line in the Sand Jeffrey Chernov Independent film
2011 Two Friendly Ghosts Parker Ellerman Short film
Shinya Kimura Henrik Hansen Documentary short

As otherEdit

Year Title Director of
Notes Director
1974 Stardust Anthony B. Richmond Clapper loader Michael Apted
1977 The Duellists Frank Tidy Ridley Scott
1983 The Hunger Stephen Goldblatt Additional photography Tony Scott
1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise Adrian Biddle 2nd unit director of photography
2nd unit director
Ridley Scott
1999 Chill Factor David Gribble Director N/A
2005 Kingdom of Heaven John Mathieson 2nd unit director of photography
2nd unit director
Ridley Scott


  1. ^ "Cinematographer hugh johnson passes away in us". Meath Chronicle. June 12, 2015. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Featured". RSA Films. Retrieved 2017-09-01.
  3. ^ Missing or empty |title= (help)

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