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  • Haskell Wexler, 'Cuckoo’s Nest' Cinematographer, Dies at 93

    12/27/2015 11:04:29 AM PST · by EveningStar · 19 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | December 27, 2015 | Mike Barnes
    Cinematographer Haskell Wexler, the socially conscious two-time Academy Award winner who lensed Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and many other masterpieces, has died. He was 93.Wexler died in his sleep Sunday at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, his son, Oscar-nominated sound man Jeff Wexler, told The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Czech Oscar-nominated cinematographer Miroslav Ondricek dies

    03/30/2015 6:22:35 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 4 replies
    CTK ^ | March 29, 2015 | CTK
    Czech cinematographer Miroslav Ondricek, who was nominated for Oscar twice and cooperated with Czech-born director Milos Forman, died on Saturday evening at the age of 80, Martha Issova, partner of his son David, told CTK today. Ondricek is famous in the Czech Republic and abroad primarily for his cooperation with Forman in Czechoslovakia and in the United States. Both film-makers are leading personalities of the Czech New Film Wave of the 1960s.
  • 'Godfather' Cinematographer Gordon Willis Dies at 82

    05/19/2014 8:55:15 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 19, 2014 | THR Staff
    Gordon Willis, the acclaimed cinematographer behind the Godfather trilogy and such Woody Allen films as Annie Hall, Manhattan, Broadway Danny Rose and Zelig, has died. He was 82.
  • Success story of a genius fascinated by light Rajiv Jain

    01/11/2010 5:39:22 AM PST · by indian-cinematographer · 190+ views
    Cinemania ^ | 11.01.10 | Cinemania
    Success story of a genius fascinated by light • Rajiv Jain • Award winning Indian Director of Photography • Cinematographer • DOP Success story of a genius fascinated by light • Rajiv Jain • Award winning Indian Director of Photography • Cinematographer • DOP Exceptionally gifted in overcoming technical hurdles and shady atmospheres, in twenty five years Indian Rajiv Jain has become one of the most sought-after DoPs, after having had a quite unconventional career. Rajiv hasn’t let the fame go to his head though and remains modest. Following his studies in drama at the Indian drama school Bhartendu Academy...
  • Charles Wheeler, "Tora! Tora! Tora!" cinematographer, dead at 88

    11/04/2004 9:56:28 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 250+ views
    ORANGE, Calif. (AP) - Charles F. Wheeler, a cinematographer who was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on the World War II film "Tora! Tora! Tora!", has died. He was 88. Wheeler died Oct. 28 at a nursing home in Orange after suffering a stroke several weeks earlier, his daughter Constance Faber said. He had suffered from Alzheimer's disease for several years, she said. Wheeler relied on his own experiences as a Navy combat photographer when leading five camera crews shooting "Tora! Tora! Tora!", a 1970 film about the attack on Pearl Harbor. Serving in the Pacific during...