Rene Ohashi

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Rene Ohashi ASC, CSC
Occupation Cinematographer

Rene Ohashi is a Canadian cinematographer living in Toronto, Canada. With a career spanning more than 25 years, Rene Ohashi has been nominated for over 30 awards, winning 16. Some projects he has worked on include Anne of Green Gables, The Wonder Years, To Catch a Killer, Gold Fever and Shades of Black: The Conrad Black Story.

Rene Ohashi has also shot thousands of commercials for many major national brands including: American Express, General Motors, New York Health Department, Nissan, CMA, H&R Block, Campbell’s, Harvey’s, Kraft, Maple Leaf, Michelina and Labatt. He is Director of Photography for Sesler Company.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Without a Hitch
Faces in the Crowd
2009 Jesse Stone: Thin Ice Television film
Eleventh Hour Television series 6 episodes 2008-2009
2007 Jesse Stone: Sea Change Television film
Kidnapped Television series 5 episodes, 2006–2007
2006 Shades of Black: The Conrad Black Story Television film
Above and Beyond TV miniseries
2005 Robert B. Parker's Stone Cold Television film
2004 Saint Ralph
2003 Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion Television film
Highwaymen
2002 They
2001 Wild Iris Television film
Club Land Television film
Great Performances 1 episode
2000 The Crossing Television film
1999 Water Damage
Gold Fever
1999 Jerzy Has a Dream
1997 The Arrow Television film
1995 Kissinger and Nixon
The War Between Us
Rent-a-Kid Television film
1994 Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story
1993 La Florida
The Diviners
1992 To Catch a Killer
The Sound and the Silence
1991 John Wyre: Drawing on Sound
1990 Deep Sleep
1989 Millennium
Where the Spirit Lives
A Moving Picture
1988 Almost Grown 1 episode
Hot Paint Television film
The Wonder Years Television series
Shadow Dancing

Awards[edit]

Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards[edit]

  • 2007 won the Best Cinematography in TV Series for: Kidnapped Special Delivery episode (2006)
  • 2003 won the Best Cinematography in Theatrical Feature for: They (2002)
  • 2002 won the Best Cinematography in TV Drama for: Club Land (2001) (TV)
  • 1997 won the Best Cinematography in TV Drama for: The Arrow (1997) (TV)
  • 1990 won the Best Cinematography in Theatrical Feature for: Millennium (1989)
  • 1989 won the Best Cinematography in Theatrical Feature for: Shadow Dancing (1988)

American Society of Cinematographers, USA[edit]

  • 2001 won the Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Movies of the Week/Mini-Series'/Pilot for Cable or Pay TV for: The Crossing (2000) (TV)

Gemini Awards[edit]

  • 2007 won the Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series for: Shades of Black: The Conrad Black Story (2006) (TV)
  • 2004 won the Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series for: Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003) (TV)
  • 2001 won the Best Photography in a Comedy, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series for: Great Performances (1972) for the episode "Don Giovanni Unmasked".
  • 1998 won the Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series award for: The Arrow (1997) (TV)
  • 1995 won the Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series for: Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad (1994) (TV)
  • 1994 won the Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series for: The Diviners (1993) (TV)
  • 1993 won the Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series for: The Sound and the Silence (1992) (TV)
  • 1987 won the Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series for: The Truth About Alex (1986) (TV)
  • 1986 won the Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series for: Anne of Green Gables (1985) (TV)

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