Anthony Dod Mantle
|Anthony Dod Mantle|
14 April 1955|
Witney, Oxfordshire, England
|Alma mater||National Film School of Denmark|
Anthony Dod Mantle, DFF, ASC, BSC (born 14 April 1955) is a British cinematographer. He is notable for his work in digital cinematography and collaborations with directors Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg and Danny Boyle.
Dod Mantle directed photography on three Dogme 95 films and the first two episodes of Wallander. He used the Red One digital camera on Wallander, the first British television production to do so. He won the British Academy Television Craft Award for Photography & Lighting (Fiction/Entertainment) for his work on the series and was nominated for a RTS Craft & Design Award for Lighting, Photography & Camera—Photography—Drama. He was also cinematographer on Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle, 2008), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography in 2009. Dod Mantle is included in the book Conversations with Cinematographers by David A Ellis.
Style and technique
Dod Mantle helped pioneer the use of digital cinematography with his early use of home-quality DV in The Celebration, and eventually won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Slumdog Millionaire, the first time that award went to a film shot digitally.
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