Claudio Miranda

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Claudio Miranda
Born1964 (age 5657)
NationalityChilean
Occupation Cinematographer
Known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button , Life of Pi , Tron: Legacy

Claudio Miranda, ASC (Spanish pronunciation:  [ˈklawðjo miˈɾanda] ) is a Chilean cinematographer best known as the Academy Award-winning director of photography on Ang Lee's film Life of Pi and as the director of photography on David Fincher's film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button , the first entirely digitally filmed movie nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography and an American Society of Cinematographers Award. [1] [2] He is also known for his collaborations with American director Joseph Kosinski. He is the second Chilean person to win an Academy Award.

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Career

Miranda first worked with David Fincher in 1995 as a gaffer on Seven. He performed the same role on The Game and Fight Club before becoming an additional photographer on Zodiac . He carried on Fincher's previous use of the Thomson Viper FilmStream Camera on Zodiac when filming The Curious Case of Benjamin Button . [1] Recently, he has become known for his collaborations with American director Joseph Kosinski, acting as cinematographer in all of his movies.

Personal life

Miranda was born in Santiago to a Chilean father and a Danish mother. When he was 1, he and his family emigrated to the United States.

Filmography

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YearTitleDirectorNotes
2006 Failure to Launch Tom Dey
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button David Fincher
2010 Tron: Legacy Joseph Kosinski
2012 Life of Pi Ang Lee
2013 Oblivion Joseph Kosinski
2015 Tomorrowland Brad Bird
2017 Only the Brave Joseph Kosinski
2021 Top Gun: Maverick Dagger-14-plain.pngJoseph KosinskiPost-production
2021 Escape from Spiderhead Dagger-14-plain.pngFilming
2115 100 Years Dagger-14-plain.png Robert Rodriguez Filmed in 2015

Additional photography

YearTitleDirectorCinematographer
2007 Zodiac [3] David Fincher Harris Savides
2011 Margaret [3] Kenneth Lonergan Ryszard Lenczewski

Awards and nominations

YearTitleAward
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Phoenix Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography
Nominated–Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated–ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Nominated–BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated–Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated–Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated–Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
2012 Life of Pi Academy Award for Best Cinematography
BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Cinematography
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Cinematography
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematographer
North Texas Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated–ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Nominated–Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated–Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated–Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated–St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography

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