Phil Abraham

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Phil Abraham
Occupation Television director and cinematographer
Years active 1999–present

Phil Abraham is an American cinematographer and television director. He worked on all six seasons of The Sopranos, initially as a camera operator, then as a cinematographer and eventually as an episodic director. He won the 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a One Hour Series for his work on the pilot of Mad Men and has been nominated for three other Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series for his work on The Sopranos. Besides working on as a cinematographer for Mad Men, he has also worked on as a director for several episodes. He picked up two more nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for Mad Men episodes "The Jet Set" and "The Other Woman".[1] He attended high school at York Preparatory School and graduated from Wesleyan University, along with Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner.

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Director[edit]

Year Series Episode Notes
2014 The Strain "The Master" Season 1, episode 13
2013 Mad Men "The Quality of Mercy" Season 6, episode 12
Mad Men "The Better Half" Season 6, episode 9
The Killing "From Up Here" Season 3, episode 11
2012 Mad Men "Lady Lazarus" Season 5, episode 8
Mad Men "The Other Woman" Season 5, episode 11
The Killing "Ogi Jun" Season 2, episode 4
The Killing "Sayonara, Hiawatha" Season 2, episode 9
2011 The Killing "Super 8" Season 1, episode 5
2010 Mad Men "Public Relations" Season 4, episode 1
"The Summer Man" Season 4, episode 8
"Chinese Wall" Season 4, episode 11
Mercy "I Did Kill You, Didn't I?" Season 1, episode 15
White Collar "Bottlenecked" Season 1, episode 12
Sons of Anarchy "June Wedding" Season 3, episode 12
2009 Breaking Bad "Over" Season 2, episode 10
Mad Men "Out of Town" Season 3, episode 1
"The Fog" Season 3, episode 5
"Souvenir" Season 3, episode 8
Sons of Anarchy "Service" Season 2, episode 11
2008 Mad Men "Maidenform" Season 2, episode 6
"The Jet Set" Season 2, episode 11
Crash "F-36, Sprint Left, T-4" Season 1, episode 11
2007 Mad Men "The Hobo Code" Season 1, episode 8
The Sopranos "Remember When" Season 6, episode 15

Cinematographer[edit]

Year Series Episode Notes
2007 Mad Men "Babylon" Season 1, episode 6
"New Amsterdam" Season 1, episode 4
"Marriage of Figaro" Season 1, episode 3
"Ladies Room" Season 1, episode 2
"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" Season 1, episode 1
The Sopranos "The Blue Comet" Season 6 part 2, episode 20
"Walk Like a Man" Season 6 part 2, episode 17
"Soprano Home Movies" Season 6 part 2, episode 13
2006 "Cold Stones" Season 6 part 1, episode 11
"The Ride" Season 6 part 1, episode 9
"Luxury Lounge" Season 6 part 1, episode 7
"Mr. & Mrs. John Sacrimoni Request" Season 6 part 1, episode 5
"Mayham" Season 6 part 1, episode 3
"Members Only" Season 6 part 1, episode 1
Six Degrees "Pilot" Season 1, episode 1
2004 The Sopranos "All Due Respect" Season 5, episode 13
"The Test Dream" Season 5, episode 11
"Unidentified Black Males" Season 5, episode 9
"Sentimental Education" Season 5, episode 6
"Irregular Around the Margins" Season 5, episode 5
"Where's Johnny?" Season 5, episode 3
"Two Tonys" Season 5, episode 1
2002 "Whitecaps" Season 4, episode 13
"Calling All Cars" Season 4, episode 11
"Whoever Did This" Season 4, episode 9
"Mergers and Acquisitions" Season 4, episode 8
"The Weight" Season 4, episode 4
"Christopher" Season 4, episode 3
"For All Debts Public and Private" Season 4, episode 1
2001 "Army of One" Season 3, episode 13
"Pine Barrens" Season 3, episode 11
"The Telltale Moozadell" Season 3, episode 9
"Second Opinion" Season 3, episode 7
"Proshai, Livushka" Season 3, episode 2
2000 "Funhouse" Season 2, episode 13
"The Knight in White Satin Armor" Season 2, episode 12
"House Arrest" Season 2, episode 11
"Bust-Out" Season 2, episode 10
"From Where to Eternity" Season 2, episode 9
"Full Leather Jacket" Season 2, episode 8
"D-Girl" Season 2, episode 7
"The Happy Wanderer" Season 2, episode 6
"Big Girls Don't Cry" Season 2, episode 5
"Commendatori" Season 2, episode 4
"Toodle-Fucking-Oo" Season 2, episode 3
"Do Not Resuscitate" Season 2, episode 2
"Guy Walks Into a Psychiatrist's Office" Season 2, episode 1
1999 "I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano" Season 1, episode 13
"Isabella" Season 1, episode 12
"Nobody Knows Anything" Season 1, episode 11
"A Hit is a Hit" Season 1, episode 10
"Boca" Season 1, episode 9
"The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti" Season 1, episode 8

Camera operator[edit]

Year Series Episode Notes
1999 The Sopranos "Down Neck" Season 1, episode 7
"Pax Soprana" Season 1, episode 6
"College" Season 1, episode 5
"Denial, Anger, Acceptance" Season 1, episode 3

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