John Schwartzman, A.S.C. (born October 18, 1960) is an American cinematographer, best known for his work on Jurassic World, 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 the brother of Stephanie Schwartzman and half-brother to actors/musicians Jason and Robert Schwartzman. John 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 directors Michael Bay, John Lee Hancock and Colin Trevorrow.