Dion Beebe

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Dion Beebe
Born1968 (age 5253)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active1992–present

Dion Beebe A.C.S. A.S.C. ( /ˈdɒnˈbbi/ DEE-on BEE-bee; [1] born May 18, 1968) is an Australian-South African cinematographer. Originally from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, his family moved to Cape Town, South Africa in 1972. Dion studied cinematography at the Australian Film Television and Radio School from 1987 to 1989.

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Beebe was nominated for an Academy Award and BAFTA for his work on Rob Marshall's Chicago , and won the 2006 Academy Award for his work on the director's later Memoirs of a Geisha . He is known for his use of stylized, highly saturated colour palettes and for his experimental use of [2] [3] high-speed digital video on Michael Mann's Collateral (for which he won a BAFTA for Best Cinematography) and Miami Vice . He is also a member of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) and the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Dion was inducted into the Australian Cinematography Society's Hall of Fame at the National Awards on the 16 May 2020.

Filmography

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YearTitleDirectorNotes
1992 Crush Alison Maclean
1995 Vacant Possession Margot Nash
1996 What I Have Written John Hughes
Floating Life Clara Law
1998 My Own Country Mira Nair
Praise John Curran
1999 Holy Smoke! Jane Campion
2000 Forever Lulu John Kaye
The Goddess of 1967 Clara Law
2001 Charlotte Gray Gillian Armstrong
2002 Chicago Rob Marshall Nominated – Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Equilibrium Kurt Wimmer
2003 In the Cut Jane Campion
2004 Collateral Michael Mann Co-cinematographer with Paul Cameron
BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Cinematography
Nominated – National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Rob Marshall Academy Award for Best Cinematography
BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Cinematography
Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
2006 Miami Vice Michael Mann
2007 Rendition Gavin Hood
2009 Land of the Lost Brad Silberling
Nine Rob Marshall Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Cinematography
Nominated – Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
2011 Green Lantern Martin Campbell
2013 Gangster Squad Ruben Fleischer
2014 Edge of Tomorrow Doug Liman
Into the Woods Rob Marshall
2016 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Michael Bay
2017 The Snowman Tomas Alfredson
2018 Mary Poppins Returns Rob Marshall
2019 I Am Woman Unjoo Moon
Gemini Man Ang Lee
TBA The Little Mermaid Rob MarshallFilming

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References

  1. "Dion Beebe: Meet the Filmmaker by Events at the Apple Store on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts.
  2. Frazer, Bryant (1 August 2004). "How DP Dion Beebe adapted to HD for Michael Mann's Collateral". studiodaily. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
  3. Goldman, Michael (1 August 2006). "Digital Vision" . Retrieved 28 November 2011.