Claudio Miranda

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Claudio Miranda
Born Valparaíso, Chile
Nationality Chilean
Occupation Cinematographer
Known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Life of Pi, Tron: Legacy

Claudio Miranda (born March 1965 in Valparaíso, Chile) is a Chilean cinematographer best known as the Academy Award-winning director of photography on Ang Lee's film Life of Pi and as the director of photography on David Fincher's film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the first entirely digitally filmed movie nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography and an American Society of Cinematographers Award.[1][2] He is the second Chilean person to win an Academy Award.

Career[edit]

Miranda first worked with David Fincher in 1995 as a gaffer on Seven. He performed the same role on The Game and Fight Club before becoming an additional photographer on Zodiac. He carried on Fincher's previous use of the Thomson Viper FilmStream Camera on Zodiac when filming The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Miranda was born in Valparaíso to a Chilean father and a Danish mother. When he was 1, he and his family emigrated to the United States.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Failure to Launch Director of Photography
2007 Zodiac Additional Photography
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Director of Photography Houston Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography
Phoenix Film Critics Society for Best Cinematohraphty
Nominated – Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Nominated – BAFTA for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Chicago Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
2010 Tron: Legacy Director of Photography
2011 Margaret Additional Photography
2012 Life of Pi Director of Photography Academy Award for Best Cinematography
BAFTA for Best Cinematography
Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best Cinematography
Broadcast Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Las Vegas Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography
New York Film Critics Online for Best Cinematography
North Texas Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Phoenix Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography
San Diego Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography
San Francisco Film Critics Circle for Best Cinematography
Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
Southeastern Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Nominated– American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Nominated – Chicago Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Houston Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Online Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography
Nominated – St. Louis Film Critics for Best Cinematography
2013 Oblivion Director of Photography
2015 Tomorrowland Director of Photography
2017 Granite Mountain Director of Photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b IMDb. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Technical specifications". Retrieved 2009-01-07. 
  2. ^ American Society of Cinematographers (2009-01-07). "ASC Names Feature Film Nominees". Archived from the original on 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2009-01-07. 

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