Andrzej Sekuła

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Andrzej Sekuła
Born (1954-12-19) December 19, 1954 (age 69)
Occupation(s)Cinematographer, director

Andrzej Sekuła (born December 19, 1954) is a Polish cinematographer and film director. He was cinematographer on Quentin Tarantino's films Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction.


Sekuła was born in Wrocław, Poland in 1954.

He began as a still photographer for a Polish film studio, and served his compulsory conscription in the Polish army as a film cameraman, shooting army exercises that were organized for people like Soviet president Leonid Brezhnev and Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu. He described the shots as good training and like that out of Apocalypse Now.[1] He worked for a while as a television documentary cameraman.

He became interested in cinematography after seeing the work of Oswald Morris in Moulin Rouge and Fiddler on the Roof. He decided to move to England to study at the National Film School under the tutelage of Morris from 1985 to 1988. After that he shot commercials around Europe.

Yearning for Hollywood, he emigrated to Los Angeles in the late 1980s.[1] After working on several short films, he shot his first feature-length theatrical film in the form of Quentin Tarantino's directorial debut Reservoir Dogs.[1] He would go on to shoot Tarantino's 1994 Best Picture-nominated Pulp Fiction.[2] He made his directorial debut with the 1998 thriller Fait Accompli. Other films shot by him include American Psycho, Hackers, Vacancy, and Armored.


Year Film Director Notes
1992 Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino
1993 Three of Hearts Yurek Bogayevicz
Bank Robber Nick Mead
1994 Oleanna David Mamet
Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino
Sleep with Me Rory Kelly
Across the Moon Lisa Gottlieb
1995 Original Sins Jan Egleson TV movie
Body Language George Case
Four Rooms Quentin Tarantino Segment: "The Man from Hollywood"
Hackers Iain Softley
1997 A Further Gesture Robert Dornhelm
Stand-ins Harvey Keith
1998 Cousin Bette Des McAnuff
Fait Accompli Himself
2000 American Psycho Mary Harron
2002 Cube 2: Hypercube Himself
2006 The Pleasure Drivers
2007 Vacancy Nimród Antal
2009 Armored
2010 Trust David Schwimmer
2012 For the Love of Money Ellie Kanner-Zuckerman
2014 Rage Paco Cabezas
2016 I Am Wrath Chuck Russell
2016 USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Mario Van Peebles
2018 Speed Kills Jodi Scurfield


  1. ^ a b c Pizzello, Stephen (6 April 2018). "From Rags to Reservoir Dogs". American Cinematographer. Retrieved 1 May 2023.
  2. ^ "World-famous cinematographer in Turkey to shoot film for TRT". Daily Sabah. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2023.

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