César Charlone (cinematographer)
César Charlone (born 1958) is an Uruguayan-born Brazilian film director, screenwriter, actor and cinematographer. He was born in Montevideo, but settled in Brazil, his current homeland. In 2003, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on the highly acclaimed film City of God. On 2007, he directed his first feature film, The Pope's Toilet, which was selected by Uruguay as its official submission for the 80th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. A year earlier, he was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Selected filmography 
- 2002 - City Of God (as cinematographer)
- 2002 - City of Men (episode "A Coroa do Imperador", as director and writer)
- 2004 - Man on Fire (as camera operator)
- 2004 - Sucker Free City (as cinematographer)
- 2005 - The Constant Gardener (as cinematographer)
- 2007 - The Pope's Toilet (as director, writer and cinematographer)
- 2007 - Stranded: I've Come from a Plane that Crashed in the Mountains (as cinematographer)
- 2008 - Blindness (as cinematographer)
- "63 Countries Seeking Foreign Language Film Oscar" (Press release). Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2008-02-21.
- "Academy Invites 120 to Membership" (Press release). Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2006-07-05. Retrieved 2008-02-21.