Dariusz Wolski

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Dariusz Wolski
Dariusz Adam Wolski

(1956-05-07) 7 May 1956 (age 66)
Alma materŁódź Film School
Years active1981–present
OrganizationAmerican Society of Cinematographers

Dariusz Adam Wolski (born 7 May 1956 in Warsaw) is a Polish film and music video cinematographer. He is known for his work as the cinematographer on the Pirates of the Caribbean film series and on Alex Proyas' cult classics The Crow and Dark City. Many of his collaborations include working with film directors like Ridley Scott, Rob Marshall, Tony Scott, Gore Verbinski and Tim Burton. He has been a member of the American Society of Cinematographers since 1996 and a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 2004. Wolski has worked on several music videos with artists such as Elton John, Eminem, David Bowie, Sting, Aerosmith, and Neil Young.

Personal life[edit]

Wolski was born on May 7, 1956. He attended film school in Łódź, Poland and moved to the United States in 1979 at age 23. Soon after, he began working as a camera assistant on low-budget films in New York City and Los Angeles, which eventually led him to work as a cinematographer on films such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Prometheus, The Martian and others.


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Director Notes
1988 Nightfall Paul Mayersberg
1991 Chains of Gold Rod Holcomb Television film
Co-cinematographer with Bruce Surtees
1993 Romeo Is Bleeding Peter Medak
1994 The Crow Alex Proyas
1995 Crimson Tide Tony Scott Nominated – ASC Award for Best Cinematography
1996 The Fan
1998 A Perfect Murder Andrew Davis
Dark City Alex Proyas
2001 The Mexican Gore Verbinski
2002 Bad Company Joel Schumacher
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Gore Verbinski
2005 Hide and Seek John Polson
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Gore Verbinski Shot back-to-back
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Tim Burton Nominated – Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
2008 Eagle Eye D.J. Caruso
2010 Alice in Wonderland Tim Burton
2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Rob Marshall
The Rum Diary Bruce Robinson
2012 Prometheus Ridley Scott
2013 The Counselor
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings
2015 The Martian Nominated – Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
The Walk Robert Zemeckis Nominated – Visual Effects Society Award for Outstanding Virtual Cinematography
2017 Alien: Covenant Ridley Scott
All the Money in the World
War Machine David Michôd
2018 Sicario: Day of the Soldado Stefano Sollima
2020 News of the World Paul Greengrass Nominated – Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – ASC Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
2021 The Last Duel Ridley Scott
House of Gucci
2023 Napoleon dagger Post-production
TBA Project Artemis dagger Greg Berlanti Filming

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