Claudio Miranda
Born1964 (age 58–59)
NationalityChilean
OccupationCinematographer
Known for

Claudio Miranda, ASC (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈklawðjo miˈɾanda]) is a Chilean cinematographer. He is best known for his work on Ang Lee's film Life of Pi, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, and for David Fincher's film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which was the first film shot entirely digitally to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography and the 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.

Career

Miranda first worked with David Fincher in 1995 as the 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 a year old, he and his family emigrated to the United States.

Filmography

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Director Notes
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
2022 Top Gun: Maverick
Spiderhead
TBA Nyad Films that have not yet been released Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Jimmy Chin
Filming
2115 100 Years Films that have not yet been released Robert Rodriguez Filmed in 2015

Additional photography

Year Title Director Cinematographer
2007 Zodiac[3] David Fincher Harris Savides
2011 Margaret[3] Kenneth Lonergan Ryszard Lenczewski

Awards and nominations

Year Title Award
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
2022 Top Gun: Maverick Atlanta Film Critic Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Black Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Boston Online Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Dublin Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
North Texas Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Phoenix Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Southern Eastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinemtography
Utah Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Washington Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Cinematography

References

  1. ^ a b IMDb. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Technical specifications". Retrieved 2009-01-07.
  2. ^ American Society of Cinematographers (2009-01-07). "ASC Names Feature Film Nominees". Archived from the original on 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2009-01-07.
  3. ^ a b "CLAUDIO MIRANDA". www.cinematographers.nl. Retrieved 2019-11-05.