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Ulrich ”Ueli” Steiger (born 5 August 1954 in Zürich, Switzerland) is a Swiss cinematographer.

Ueli Steiger
Ulrich Steiger

(1954-08-05) 5 August 1954 (age 65)
Alma materLondon Film School

He studied English and art history at the University of Zurich and entered the London Film School.[1] After freelancing as Camera assistant and Documentary Filmmaker in Switzerland, he directed his first feature film "Privileged" in 1981 with Director Michael Hoffman as Camera operator. With the camera in Hoffman's Promised Land.

Then, Steiger moved to Los Angeles and worked with director Roland Emmerich on films such as Godzilla, The Day After Tomorrow, and 10,000 BC.

He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers since 2000.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Ueli Steiger". Retrieved 24 July 2012.

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