Hoyte van Hoytema

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Hoyte van Hoytema
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Born (1971-10-04) 4 October 1971 (age 49)
NationalityDutch, Swedish
Alma mater National Film School in Łódź
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active1997–present
Awards Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography
2008 Let the Right One In
2009 The Girl
2012 Call Girl

Hoyte van Hoytema (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɦɔi̯tə vɑn ˈɦɔi̯təma] ; born 4 October 1971) is a Dutch-Swedish cinematographer who studied at the National Film School in Łódź. His work includes Let the Right One In (2008), The Fighter (2010), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Her (2013), the James Bond film Spectre (2015), and Ad Astra (2019). [1] [2] Van Hoytema is also known for his collaboration with director Christopher Nolan, having shot Interstellar (2014), Dunkirk (2017), and Tenet (2020). Van Hoytema's work has been highly praised by both film critics and audiences alike, which earned him multiple awards, including one Academy Award nomination and three BAFTA Award nominations for Best Cinematography. [3]

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Career

Van Hoytema has shot several feature films, documentaries, and successful television series. His collaborations with directors Mikael Marcimain, Tomas Alfredson, and Christopher Nolan have won him critical acclaim and several national and international prizes.

He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, Swedish Society of Cinematographers, and the Netherlands Society of Cinematographers.

Personal life

Van Hoytema was born to Dutch parents in Horgen, Zürich, Switzerland. Of his nationality, Hoytema stated "I'm not really affiliated with Switzerland, I'm born there, that is all. My parents were there very briefly. They are both from Holland. I'm Dutch, but it has been over 20 years since I was in Holland. What has been important for my career has taken place in Sweden. I have a Swedish wife and a Swedish daughter, and I feel adopted by Sweden. I feel most connected to Sweden." [4]

Filmography

Key
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YearFilmDirectorNotes
2003 Svidd neger Erik Smith Meyer
Tarifa Traffic: Death in the Straits of GibraltarJoakim DemmerDocumentary
2004 Chlorox, Ammonium and Coffee Mona J. Hoel
2005PistvaktStephan Apelgren
2007Nach der Musik (A Father's Music)Igor HeitzmannDocumentary
2008 Let the Right One In Tomas Alfredson
2009Flickan (The Girl)Fredrik Edfeldt
2010Ond tro (Bad Faith)Kristian Petri
The Fighter David O. Russell
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Tomas AlfredsonNominated – BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
2012 Call Girl Mikael Marcimain
2013 Her Spike Jonze
2014 Interstellar Christopher Nolan Nominated – BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
2015 Spectre Sam Mendes
2017 Dunkirk Christopher NolanNominated – Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
2019 Ad Astra James Gray
2020 Tenet Christopher Nolan

Television

YearTitleDirectorNotes
2002Den förste zigenaren i rymden (The First Gypsy in Space)Agneta Fagerström-OlssonMini-series
2004Danslärarens återkomst (The Return of the Dancing Master)Stephan Apelgren
2005 The Laser Man Mikael Marcimain
2006En fråga om liv och död (A Matter of Life and Death)Håkan LindhéMini-series
2007 How Soon Is Now? Mikael Marcimain
2009Doktor GlasVariousTV movie

Awards and nominations

YearFilmAwardResultRef.
2008 Let the Right One In Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography Won [5] [6]
Kodak Nordic Vision Award for Best CinematographyWon [6]
2009Flickan (The Girl) Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography Won [7] [6]
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ASC Award for Outstanding Cinematography Nominated [8]
BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography Nominated [9] [10]
2012 Call Girl Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography Won [11] [12]
2013 Her Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Indiewire Critics' Poll for Best CinematographyNominated
International Online Cinema Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Italian Online Movie Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Online Film & Television Association for Best CinematographyNominated
San Francisco Film Critics Circle for Best CinematographyNominated
Cinema Bloggers Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Críticos de Cinema Online Portugueses Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Gold Derby Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
2014 Interstellar Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for Best CinematographyWon
Nevada Film Critics Society for Best CinematographyWon
North Texas Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyWon
ASC Award for Outstanding Cinematography Nominated
BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography Nominated [13]
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Satellite Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best CinematographyNominated
Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Cinema Bloggers Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Denver Film Critics Society for Best CinematographyNominated
Georgia Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Gold Derby Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Houston Film Critics Society Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Indiewire Critics' Poll for Best CinematographyNominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Seattle Film Critics Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
St. Louis Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Visual Effects Society Awards for Outstanding Virtual CinematographyNominated
2015 Spectre Satellite Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
2017 Dunkirk Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cinematography Won
Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards for Best CinematographyWon
Georgia Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyWon
Atlanta Film Critics Circle for Best CinematographyWon
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography Won
Academy Award for Best Cinematography Nominated [14]
BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Satellite Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best CinematographyNominated
American Society of Cinematographers for Best CinematographyNominated
Austin Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Chicago Indie Critics Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Gold Derby Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Hawaii Film Critics Society for Best CinematographyNominated
Houston Film Critics Society Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Indiewire Critics' Poll for Best CinematographyNominated
Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
National Society of Film Critics Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
North Carolina Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
North Texas Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Online Film & Television Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Online Film Critics Society Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
San Francisco Film Critics Circle for Best CinematographyNominated
Seattle Film Critics Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
St. Louis Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Utah Film Critics Association Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
2020 Tenet Black Film Critics Circle for Best CinematographyWon
Hawaii Film Critics Society for Best CinematographyWon
Austin Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Black Reel Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Chicago Indie Critics Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Columbus Film Critics Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
DiscussingFilm Critics Awards for Best CinematographyNominated
Florida Film Critics Circle for Best CinematographyNominated
Georgia Film Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Hollywood Critics Association for Best CinematographyNominated
Houston Film Critics Society for Best CinematographyNominated
Gold Derby for Best CinematographyPending
Satellite Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography Nominated [15]

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