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John Schwartzman, A.S.C. (born October 18, 1960) is an American cinematographer, best known for his work on Jurassic World, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Rock and Seabiscuit, for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography.



Early lifeEdit

Schwartzman was born on October 18, 1960 in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of producer Jack Schwartzman and stepson of actress Talia Shire. He is the brother of Stephanie Schwartzman and half-brother to actors/musicians Jason and Robert Schwartzman. John graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 1985.[1]


Schwartzman works as a cinematographer. He is best known for his collaborations with directors Michael Bay, John Lee Hancock, and Colin Trevorrow.[citation needed]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Notable Alumni Archived 2008-02-24 at the Wayback Machine., USC School of Cinematic Arts; accessed March 10, 2008.

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