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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.

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BiographyEdit

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]

CareerEdit

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

FilmographyEdit

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Year Title Director Notes
1988 You Can't Hurry Love Richard Martini
1990 Rockula Luca Bercovici
1993 Benny & Joon Jeremiah S. Chechik
1994 Airheads Michael Lehmann
1995 A Pyromaniac's Love Story Joshua Brand
1996 Mr. Wrong Nick Castle
The Rock Michael Bay 1st of 3 collaborations with Bay
1997 Conspiracy Theory Richard Donner
1998 Armageddon Michael Bay
1999 EDtv Ron Howard
2001 Pearl Harbor Michael Bay Nominated – American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
2002 The Rookie John Lee Hancock 1st of 4 collaborations with Hancock
2003 Seabiscuit Gary Ross American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Nominated – Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
2004 Meet the Fockers Jay Roach
2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets Jon Turteltaub
The Bucket List Rob Reiner
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Shawn Levy
2011 The Green Hornet Michel Gondry
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Marc Webb
2013 Saving Mr. Banks John Lee Hancock
2014 Dracula Untold Gary Shore
2015 Jurassic World Colin Trevorrow 1st of 2 collaborations with Trevorrow
2016 The Founder John Lee Hancock
2017 Fifty Shades Darker James Foley 1st of 2 collaborations with Foley
The Book of Henry Colin Trevorrow
2018 Fifty Shades Freed James Foley
The Unicorn Robert Schwartzman
A Simple Favor Paul Feig
TBA The Highwaymen John Lee Hancock Post-production

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ReferencesEdit

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

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