Ellen Kuras

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Ellen Kuras
Born (1959-07-10) July 10, 1959 (age 54)
New Jersey
Occupation Cinematographer, director
Years active 1988-present

Ellen Kuras ASC (born July 10, 1959 in New Jersey[1]) is an American cinematographer and director. She has collaborated several times with directors Michel Gondry and Spike Lee. In 2013 she was a member of the jury at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Academy Award for Documentary Feature[edit]

  • 2008 – The Betrayal (Nerakhoon), nominated, with Thavisouk Phrasavath

Emmy Awards[edit]

  • 1998 – 4 Little Girls, nominated (Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction Programming – Cinematography)

Independent Spirit Awards[edit]

  • 2008 – The Betrayal (Nerakhoon), nominated (Best Documentary)
  • 2002 – Personal Velocity: Three Portraits, nominated (Best Cinematography)
  • 1992 – Swoon, nominated (Best Cinematography)

Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography[edit]

  • 2005 – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, nominated

Sundance Film Festival[edit]

  • 2008 – The Betrayal (Nerakhoon), nominated (Grand Jury Prize: Documentary)
  • 2002 – Personal Velocity: Three Portraits, won (Cinematography Award: Dramatic)
  • 1995 – Angela, won (Cinematography Award: Dramatic)
  • 1992 – Swoon, won (Cinematography Award: Dramatic)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellen Kuras on the IMDb
  2. ^ "The International Jury 2013". Berlinale. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 

External links[edit]