Dick Pope (cinematographer)

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Dick Pope
Born1947 (age 72–73)
Bromley, Kent, England

Richard Pope, B.S.C. (born 1947) is a British cinematographer who has worked with British film director Mike Leigh. He has twice been nominated for an Academy Award, for The Illusionist[1] and Mr. Turner,[2] which was his first feature to be shot digitally.[3]


As cinematographer[edit]

Year Film Director Other notes
1980 Women in Rock Wolfgang Büld Documentary
Punk and Its Aftershocks Documentary
Alternative title: British Rock
1985 The Girl in the Picture Cary Parker
1986 Coming Up Roses Stephen Bayly
1987 Porterhouse Blue Robert Knights TV series: 4 episodes
1990 The Reflecting Skin Philip Ridley
Dark City Chris Curling
Life Is Sweet Mike Leigh
1992 A Sense of History Short film
1993 Naked
1994 The Air Up There Paul Michael Glaser
1995 Nothing Personal Thaddeus O'Sullivan
An Awfully Big Adventure Mike Newell
1996 Secrets & Lies Mike Leigh
1997 Career Girls
Swept from the Sea Beeban Kidron Alternative title: Amy Foster
1999 Topsy-Turvy Mike Leigh
The Debt Collector Anthony Neilson
2000 The Way of the Gun Christopher McQuarrie
2001 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Jill Sprecher
2002 Nicholas Nickleby Douglas McGrath
2004 Vera Drake Mike Leigh
2006 Man of the Year Barry Levinson
The Illusionist Neil Burger New York Film Critics Online Award for Best Cinematography
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated—ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
2007 Honeydripper John Sayles
2008 Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging Gurinder Chadha
Me and Orson Welles Richard Linklater
Happy-Go-Lucky Mike Leigh
2010 Another Year
It's a Wonderful Afterlife Gurinder Chadha
2011 Thin Ice Jill Sprecher
Bernie Richard Linklater
2012 A Running Jump Mike Leigh Short film
2014 Mr. Turner British Society of Cinematographers Award for Best Cinematography
International Cinephile Society Award for Best Cinematography
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cinematography
Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
Vulcan Award
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated—ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated—Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated—London Film Critics Circle Award for British Technical Achievement of the Year
Nominated—Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated—Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated—San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated—Seattle Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Cuban Fury James Griffiths
2015 The Pros Cecilia Torquato Short film
Legend Brian Helgeland
2018 Peterloo Mike Leigh
2019 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Chiwetel Ejiofor
Motherless Brooklyn Edward Norton Nominated-Satellite Award for Best Cinematography

Other credits[edit]

Academy Awards and nominations[edit]

Other awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ a b Strang, Fay (15 January 2015). "Mr Turner's Dick Pope called POOP by Academy's president during live Oscar nominations". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  3. ^ http://filmmakermagazine.com/87951-digital-tableaux-cinematographer-dick-pope-on-mr-turner/
  4. ^ http://www.rps.org/awards/recent-ceremonies/2015-awards Accessed 20 September 2015

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