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Paul Cameron
Born (1958-05-30) May 30, 1958 (age 65)
OccupationDirector / Cinematographer

Paul A. Cameron (born May 30, 1958) is a Canadian-born American cinematographer. He is best known for his work on the film Collateral (2004), as well as the HBO series Westworld.

Biography

Paul Cameron, ASC’s visually groundbreaking work as a director and a director of photography has helped shape the craft of cinematography in the 21st century. Cameron recently directed multiple episodes of “Special Ops: Lioness”, created by Taylor Sheridan for Paramount+, as well as multiple episodes of HBO’s acclaimed “Westworld” series. Previously, Cameron lensed “Reminiscence”, starring Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson, “21 Bridges”, and “The Commuter”, starring Liam Neeson. His other DP credits include: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”, “Man on Fire”, “Déjà Vu”, “Collateral”, “Dead Man Down”, “Total Recall”, “Swordfish”, and “Gone in Sixty Seconds”, among others. Cameron is on the Board of Governors for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has won Clio, Emmy, AICP awards as well as a BAFTA, and is represented by DDA.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Director Notes
1988 Distribution of Lead Charles Libin
1995 The Last Supper Stacy Title
1999 Advice from a Caterpillar Don Scardino
2000 Gone in 60 Seconds Dominic Sena
2001 Swordfish
2004 Collateral Michael Mann Shared credit with Dion Beebe;
BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – ASC Award for Outstanding Cinematography
Nominated – National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated – Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Man on Fire Tony Scott
2006 Déjà Vu
2007 In the Land of Women Jon Kasdan
2010 Henry's Crime Malcolm Venville
2012 Man on a Ledge Asger Leth
Total Recall Len Wiseman
2013 Dead Man Down Niels Arden Oplev
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean:
Dead Men Tell No Tales
Joachim Rønning
Espen Sandberg
2018 The Commuter Jaume Collet-Serra
2019 21 Bridges Brian Kirk
2021 Reminiscence Lisa Joy

Television

Year Title Director Notes
1993 Chantilly Lace Linda Yellen Television film
1994 Parallel Lives
1996 Relativity Mark Piznarski Episode "Pilot"
1997 Michael Hayes Thomas Carter Episode "Pilot"
2016–2020 Westworld Jonathan Nolan Episodes "The Original" and "Parce Domine";
Also directed episodes "The Mother of Exiles" and "Generation Loss"

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