Tobias A. Schliessler (born 5 November 1958) is a German cinematographer.
Schliessler was born in Baden-Baden, Germany,to documentary filmmaker and artist Martin Schliessler (1929–2008) and editor Anemone Schliessler (née Heim). His brother, Jochen, is a documentary filmmaker, and his sister, Tina, a film producer, photographer, and painter.
Schiessler grew up in Baden-Baden.In 1979 he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and later studied film at the Simon Fraser University. After his graduation as a cinematographer, he started to work on documentary films and advertisement spots. In the late 1980s, he started to work for Canadian television productions. In 1997 he moved to Los Angeles, where he worked on the production of movies like Dreamgirls , Hancock and Battleship . He often works with the directors Bill Condon and Peter Berg. He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers.
|1982||Tiers: A Story of the Penitentiary||Charles Wilkinson||Short film|
|1984||My Kind of Town|
|1986||Close to Home||Ric Beairsto||Documentary|
|1988||Bombs Away||Peg Campbell||Short film|
|1989||The Top of His Head||Peter Mettler|
|1990||Angel Square||Anne Wheeler|
|South of Wawa||Robert Boyd|
|Writer's Block||Charles Correll|
|John Wyre: Drawing on Sound||Niv Fichman||Documentary short|
|1992||North of Pittsburgh||Richard Martin|
|1993||He's My Girl II|
|Double Cross||Michael Keusch|
|1995||Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh||Bill Condon||1st collaboration with Condon|
|Dream Man||René Bonnière|
|1997||Mandela and de Klerk||Joseph Sargent|
|Free Willy 3: The Rescue||Sam Pillsbury|
|1998||The Escape||Stuart Gillard|
|The Fisherman and His Wife||Jochen A. Schliessler||Short film|
|2000||The Guilty||Anthony Waller|
|2003||The Rundown||Peter Berg||1st collaboration with Berg|
|2004||Friday Night Lights|
|2009||The Taking of Pelham 123||Tony Scott|
|2013||The Fifth Estate||Bill Condon|
|Lone Survivor||Peter Berg|
|2015||Mr. Holmes||Bill Condon|
|2016||Patriots Day||Peter Berg|
|2017||Beauty and the Beast||Bill Condon|
|2018||A Wrinkle in Time||Ava DuVernay|
|2019||The Good Liar||Bill Condon|
|2020||Spenser Confidential||Peter Berg|
|Ma Rainey's Black Bottom||George C. Wolfe|
|Come from Away||Christopher Ashley|
|2022||The Adam Project||Shawn Levy|
|TBA||Rustin||George C. Wolfe||Post-production|
|1992||Duplicates||Sandor Stern||TV movie|
|1993||Born to Run||Albert Magnoli|
|1994||Sin & Redemption||Neema Barnette|
|Green Dolphin Beat||Tommy Lee Wallace|
|1995||The Omen||Jack Sholder|
|1996||The Limbic Region||Michael Pattinson|
|1997||Volcano: Fire on the Mountain||Graeme Campbell|
|1998||Outrage||Robert Allan Ackerman|
|The Long Way Home||Glenn Jordan|
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