Cary Fukunaga

Writer, Director, Cinematographer
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Born: 07/10/1977 in Oakland, California, USA

Filmography

Director (5)

Beasts of No Nation 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

True Detective 2014 (Tv Show)

Director

Jane Eyre 2011 (Movie)

(Director)

Sin Nombre 2009 (Movie)

(Director)

Victoria Para Chino 2004 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (5)

The Alienist 2017 - 2018 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Beasts of No Nation 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

Little Boxes 2015 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

True Detective 2013 - 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

On the Ice 2012 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Writer (2)

Beasts of No Nation 2015 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sin Nombre 2009 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

Death of Two Sons 2005 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

EDUCATION

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz , California 1999

New York University

New York , New York
Attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts

Institut d'études politiques de Grenoble

Milestones

2009

Nominated for the 2009 Independent Spirit Award for Best Director ("Sin Nombre")

2009

Made his feature writing and directing debut with "Sin Nombre"; won awards at Sundance for Dramatic Directing and Excellence in Cinematography; earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Director

2004

Wrote and directed the short film "Victoria para Chino," while at NYU; screened at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival

Worked on music videos and commercials in Los Angeles to learn filmmaking

Bonus Trivia

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Fukunaga has received several grants including a USA Rockefeller Foundation Fellowhship, the John H. Johnson Film Award and a Princess Grace Foundation Fellowship.

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