Dan Laustsen, ASC , DFF (born 15 June 1954) is a Danish cinematographer. He is a member of the Danish Society of Cinematographers and the American Society of Cinematographers. His career spans four decades and he has been nominated and won many prestigious awards, chiefly the Robert Awards. Laustsen has repeatedly collaborated with the Danish director Ole Bornedal on films such as Nightwatch and Just Another Love Story , and internationally with Guillermo del Toro, notably on the films such as Mimic , Crimson Peak , and The Shape of Water (for which he received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography), and with Chad Stahelski for John Wick: Chapter 2 and John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum in the John Wick film series. Laustsen is also known for his work on the films Silent Hill and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen , where the visual side of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen was hailed as a "visual treat" in Variety .
Laustsen was born in Aalborg,to Aage Aarup Laustsen and Ellen Laustsen. He studied at the National Film School of Denmark (1976–1979) to pursue a career in cinematography. Laustsen has been involved in the production of feature films, documentaries, and advertisements.
|1979||Skal vi danse først?||Anette Mari Olsen|
|1980||Danmark er lukket||Dan Tschernia|
|1981||Har du set Alice?||Brita Wielopolska|
|Gummi-Tarzan||Søren Kragh-Jacobsen||Bodil Award for Best Cinematographer|
|1982||Den ubetænksomme elsker||Claus Ploug|
|1983||Otto er et næsehorn||Rumle Hammerich|
|1984||Min farmors hus||Frode Højer Pedersen||Robert Award for Best Cinematography|
|Johannes' hemmelighed||Åke Sandgren|
|1988||Skyggen af Emma||Søren Kragh-Jacobsen||Robert Award for Best Cinematography|
|Guldregn||Feature film composed of the TV mini-series of the same name|
|David or Goliath||Anne Wivel|
|1989||The Miracle in Valby||Åke Sandgren||Robert Award for Best Cinematography|
|1993||Den korsikanske biskopen||Søren Kragh-Jacobsen|
|1995||Carmen & Babyface||Jon Bang Carlsen|
|1997||Nightwatch||Ole Bornedal||English remake of the 1994 movie of the same name|
|Mimic||Guillermo del Toro|
|1998||Qaamarngup uummataa||Jacob Grønlykke|
|1999||Running Free||Sergei Bodrov|
|2000||Dykkerne||Åke Sandgren||Nominated- Robert Award for Best Cinematography|
|2001||Brotherhood of the Wolf||Christophe Gans|
|2002||I Am Dina||Ole Bornedal||Robert Award for Best Cinematography|
|2003||Darkness Falls||Jonathan Liebesman|
|The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen||Stephen Norrington|
|Co-cinematographer with Ueli Steiger|
|Sex hopp & kärlek||Lisa Ohlin|
|2006||Silent Hill||Christophe Gans|
|2007||The Substitute||Ole Bornedal|
|Wind Chill||Gregory Jacobs|
|Just Another Love Story||Ole Bornedal||Robert Award for Best Cinematography|
|2009||Deliver Us from Evil|
|Solomon Kane||Michael J. Bassett|
|2011||Simon and the Oaks||Lisa Ohlin|
|2012||The Possession||Ole Bornedal|
|Sover Dolly på ryggen?||Hella Joof|
|2015||Crimson Peak||Guillermo del Toro|
|2016||The Lion Woman||Vibeke Idsøe|
|2017||Dræberne fra Nibe||Ole Bornedal|
|John Wick: Chapter 2||Chad Stahelski|
|The Shape of Water||Guillermo del Toro|| Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards |
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
New York Film Critics Online for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Austin Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography
Nominated- BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
|2018||Proud Mary||Babak Najafi|
|2019||John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum||Chad Stahelski|
|2021||Nightmare Alley||Guillermo del Toro||Post-production|
|2022||John Wick: Chapter 4||Chad Stahelski||Filming|
|1986||Guldregn||Søren Kragh-Jacobsen||2 episodes|
|1990||Strømerliv||Peter Ringgaard||TV Series documentary|
|1991||The Boys from St. Petri||Søren Kragh-Jacobsen||Mini-series|
|1996||Charlot og Charlotte||Ole Bornedal||Mini-Series|
|1999||Dybt vand||TV movie|
|2009||Please Help the World||Mikkel Blaabjerg Poulsen||TV short|
|2013||Wallander||Lisa Ohlin||Episode "The Sad Bird"|
|1984||Dansk bladtegning: danske bladtegnere -|
|Kirsten Stenbæk||Documentary short|
|1987||Ansigt til ansigt||Anne Wivel|
|2011||Bag Blixens maske||Morten Henriksen|
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