Hoyte van Hoytema

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Hoyte van Hoytema
Born (1971-10-04) 4 October 1971 (age 44)
Horgen, Switzerland
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1997–present

Hoyte van Hoytema (born 4 October 1971) is a Dutch-Swedish[1] cinematographer who studied at the Polish National Filmschool in Lodz. He has worked primarily in Sweden, but also in Germany, Norway, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Life and work[edit]

Hoytema has shot several feature films, documentaries and successful TV series. His collaboration with directors Mikael Marcimain and Tomas Alfredson has won him critical acclaim and a collection of national and international prizes.

Hoytema founded photo-sharing website Woophy with Joris van Hoytema and Marcel Geenevasen. The website was founded in 2005 and shut down in December 24, 2013 for lack of funding.[citation needed]


Year Original title English title Production country Director Notes
2002 Den förste zigenaren i rymden The First Gypsy in Space Sweden Agneta Fagerström-Olsson TV serial
2003 Svidd neger Norway Erik Smith Meyer
2003 Tarifa Traffic: Death in the Straits of Gibraltar Germany Joakim Demmer Documentary
2004 Salto, salmiakk og kaffe Chlorox, Ammonium and Coffee Norway Mona J. Hoel
2004 Danslärarens återkomst The Return of the Dancing Master Sweden Stephan Apelgren TV serial
2005 Pistvakt Sweden Stephan Apelgren
2005 Lasermannen The Laser Man Sweden Mikael Marcimain TV serial
2006 En fråga om liv och död A Matter of Life and Death Sweden Håkan Lindhé TV serial
2007 Nach der Musik A Father's Music Germany Igor Heitzmann Documentary
2007 Upp till kamp How Soon Is Now? Sweden Mikael Marcimain TV serial
2008 Låt den rätte komma in Let the Right One In Sweden Tomas Alfredson
2009 Flickan The Girl Sweden Fredrik Edfeldt
2009 Doktor Glas Sweden Various TV theatre
2010 Ond tro Bad Faith Sweden Kristian Petri
2010 The Fighter United States David O. Russell
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy United Kingdom and France Tomas Alfredson
2012 Call Girl Sweden Mikael Marcimain
2013 Her United States Spike Jonze
2014 Interstellar United States Christopher Nolan
2015 Spectre United Kingdom Sam Mendes



  • 2008: Kodak Nordic Vision Award, Best Cinematography – Let the Right One In
  • 2008: Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography – Let the Right One In
  • 2009: Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography – The Girl
  • 2012: Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography – Call Girl



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