John Schwartzman, A.S.C. (born October 18, 1960) is an American cinematographer, best known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man, The Rock and Seabiscuit, for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography.
John Schwartzman was born on October 18, 1960 in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of producer Jack Schwartzman and stepson of actress Talia Shire. He is also Robert and Jason Schwartzman's half-brother. He graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 1985.
He works as a cinematographer. He is best known for his collaborations with director Michael Bay.