Hoyte van Hoytema
Van Hoytema in November 2012
Born (1971-10-04) 4 October 1971 (age 52)
Horgen, Switzerland
OccupationCinematographer
Years active1997–present

Hoyte van Hoytema, ASC (Dutch: [ˌɦɔi̯tə vɑn ˈɦɔi̯təma]; born 4 October 1971) is a Dutch-Swedish cinematographer.

Early life

Hoyte Van Hoytema was born in Horgen on 4 October 1971,[1] the son of Dutch parents.[2] The family returned to the Netherlands shortly after his birth.[2] He later moved to Poland to study at Łódź Film School.[2]

Career

Van Hoytema's work as a cinematographer includes Let the Right One In (2008), The Fighter (2010), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Her (2013), the James Bond film Spectre (2015), Ad Astra (2019), and Nope (2022). His collaborations with directors Mikael Marcimain, Tomas Alfredson, and Christopher Nolan have earned him critical acclaim; his collaborations with Nolan include Interstellar (2014), Dunkirk (2017), Tenet (2020), and Oppenheimer (2023).

Van Hoytema's work has been highly praised by film critics and audiences alike, and has earned him multiple awards, including an Academy Award from two nominations and a BAFTA Award from four nominations for Best Cinematography.[3] He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, the Swedish Society of Cinematographers, and the Netherlands Society of Cinematographers.

Personal life

Van Hoytema has said of his birthplace and family, "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."[2]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Director Notes
2003 Svidd neger Erik Smith Meyer
2004 Chlorox, Ammonium and Coffee Mona J. Hoel
2008 Let the Right One In Tomas Alfredson
2009 The Girl Fredrik Edfeldt
2010 The Fighter David O. Russell
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Tomas Alfredson
2012 Call Girl Mikael Marcimain
2013 Her Spike Jonze
2014 Interstellar Christopher Nolan
2015 Spectre Sam Mendes
2017 Dunkirk Christopher Nolan
2019 Ad Astra James Gray
2020 Tenet Christopher Nolan
2022 Nope Jordan Peele
2023 Oppenheimer Christopher Nolan


Television

Year Title Director Notes
2005 The Laser Man Mikael Marcimain Miniseries, 3 episodes
2007 How Soon Is Now? Miniseries, 4 episodes

Video games

Year Title Notes
2021 Call of Duty: Vanguard Cinematography and visual consultant

Awards and nominations

Academy Awards

Year Title Category Result Ref.
2017 Dunkirk Best Cinematography Nominated [4]
2023 Oppenheimer Won [5]

BAFTA Awards

Year Title Category Result Ref.
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Best Cinematography Nominated [6][7]
2014 Interstellar Nominated [8]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated
2023 Oppenheimer Won

American Society of Cinematographers

Year Title Category Result Ref.
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Outstanding Cinematography Nominated [9]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [10]
2023 Oppenheimer Won

Other awards

Year Title Award Result Ref.
2008 Let the Right One In Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography Won [11][12]
Kodak Nordic Vision Award for Best Cinematography Won [12]
2009 Flickan (The Girl) Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography Won [13][12]
2012 Call Girl Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography Won [14][15]
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 Cinematography Nominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Indiewire Critics' Poll for Best Cinematography Nominated
International Online Cinema Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Italian Online Movie Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Online Film & Television Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
San Francisco Film Critics Circle for Best Cinematography Nominated
Cinema Bloggers Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Críticos de Cinema Online Portugueses Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Gold Derby Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
2014 Interstellar Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Cinematography Won
Nevada Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography Won
North Texas Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Won
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 Cinematography Nominated
Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Cinema Bloggers Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Denver Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography Nominated
Georgia Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Gold Derby Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Houston Film Critics Society Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Indiewire Critics' Poll for Best Cinematography Nominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
St. Louis Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Visual Effects Society Awards for Outstanding Virtual Cinematography Nominated
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 Cinematography Won
Georgia Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Won
Atlanta Film Critics Circle for Best Cinematography Won
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography Won
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 Cinematography Nominated
Austin Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Chicago Indie Critics Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Gold Derby Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Hawaii Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography Nominated
Houston Film Critics Society Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Indiewire Critics' Poll for Best Cinematography Nominated
Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
National Society of Film Critics Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
North Carolina Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
North Texas Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Online Film & Television Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Online Film Critics Society Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
San Francisco Film Critics Circle for Best Cinematography Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
St. Louis Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Utah Film Critics Association Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
2020 Tenet Black Film Critics Circle for Best Cinematography Won
Hawaii Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography Won
Austin Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Black Reel Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Chicago Indie Critics Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Columbus Film Critics Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
DiscussingFilm Critics Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
Florida Film Critics Circle for Best Cinematography Nominated
Georgia Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Hollywood Critics Association for Best Cinematography Nominated
Houston Film Critics Society for Best Cinematography Nominated
Gold Derby for Best Cinematography Nominated
Satellite Award for Best Cinematography Nominated
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography Nominated [16]
2023 Oppenheimer Austin Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Won
Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Cinematography Won
Georgia Film Critics Association for Best Cinematography Won
Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
National Society of Film Critics Awards for Best Cinematography Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography Nominated

References

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  8. ^ "Bafta Film Awards 2015: Winners". BBC News. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  9. ^ "The ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography". Archived from the original on 12 November 2010.
  10. ^ "The Nominees Are: 2017 Achievements in Cinematography Earn ASC Accolades - The American Society of Cinematographers (en-US)". theasc.com. Retrieved 15 August 2023.
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