Óscar Faura

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Óscar Faura
Born1975 (age 42–43)
Alma materBarcelona Film School
OccupationDirector of photography
Years active1999–present

Óscar Faura is a Spanish cinematographer.[1][2][3][4]


Faura graduated from ESCAC Film School and has been a cinematographer since 1999, working for both film and advertisement industry. He shot the international hit The Orphanage (2007), a nominee for the European Film Award and garnered further acclaim for The Impossible (2012), starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor. Other successful films under his credits include Mindscape (2013).[5][6][7] He is a frequent collaborator of director Juan Antonio Bayona.

In November 2013, he finished shooting the historical drama film The Imitation Game (2014), starring Benedict Cumberbatch and released in the US by The Weinstein Company.


Year Film Work
Cinematographer Director of photography: second unit Camera operator
1999 Endorra Yes
Los sin nombre Yes
Los cuentos de tío Paco Yes
2005 Fragile Yes
Hombre Yes
2006 Summer Rain Yes
2007 The Orphanage Yes
Las manos del pianista Yes
REC 2 Yes
2008 Transsiberian Yes
2009 Spanish Movie Yes
Agora Yes
2010 Julia's Eyes Yes
Biutiful Yes
2012 El cuerpo Yes
The Impossible Yes
2013 Mindscape Yes
2014 The Imitation Game Yes
2016 A Monster Calls Yes
2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Yes



  1. ^ "Óscar Faura (Cinematographer) Blu-ray Movie Screenshots". Cinemasquid.com. Retrieved 2013-02-25.
  2. ^ "Oscar Faura | Movies and Biography - Yahoo! Movies". Movies.yahoo.com. 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2013-02-25.
  3. ^ Oscar Faura - News, Interviews, Biography, Filmography, Videos & Trailers, Music, Awards, Cast, Credits @ARTISTdirect
  4. ^ Unpredictable weather didn’t throw Faura off his game for ‘Impossible’ | Variety
  5. ^ oscar faura | fuzzy tree
  6. ^ Review: The Impossible (2012) |
  7. ^ Oscar Faura - About This Person - Movies & TV - NYTimes.com

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