Christopher Doyle

Director of photography, Director
Able to create smooth, flowing images onscreen in stark contrast to his kinetic nature, cinematographer Christopher Doyle has throughout his career shot some of the most memorable films in recent cinema history. His ... Read more »
Born: 11/29/1951 in Australia

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (51)

American Dreams in China 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bends 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Magic, Magic 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Craft Wars 2005 - 2006, 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Colorist

Lanse gutou 2012 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Passion Play 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Underwater Love 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Love for Life 2010 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ondine 2010 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Downloading Nancy 2009 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Limits of Control 2009 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

As Tears Go By 2008 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ashes of Time Redux 2008 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Paranoid Park 2008 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Invisible Waves 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Brotherhood 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Director of Photography

Lady in the Water 2006 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

2046 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Eros 2005 (Movie)

("The Hand") (Director of Photography)

Gaudzi 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ruguo Ai 2005 (Movie)

(Beijing) (Director of Photography)

Three...Extremes 2005 (Movie)

(Hong Kong segment: "Dumplings") (Director of Photography)

White Countess 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hero 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Last Life in the Universe 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Green Tea 2002 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rabbit-Proof Fence 2002 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Quiet American 2002 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

In the Mood for Love 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Made 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Liberty Heights 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Chinese Box 1998 (Movie)

2nd unit cinematography (Cinematographer)

Fallen Angels 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Psycho 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

4 Mian Xiawa 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Away With Words 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cho chin lun hau dik yiyan saigai 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Happy Together 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Temptress Moon 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Chungking Express 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Days of Being Wild 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Motel Cactus 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ashes of Time 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Yang & Yin: Gender in Chinese Cinema 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Red Rose, White Rose 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Red Lotus Society 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Peach Blossom Land 1991 (Movie)

(Lighting)

The Peach Blossom Land 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Noir et blanc 1989 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Laoniang Gou Sao 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hai-t'an-shang-te Yi T'ien 1982 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)
Actor (4)

Ray Donovan 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Paranoid Park 2008 (Movie)

Uncle Tommy (Actor)

Comrades, Almost a Love Story 1998 (Movie)

Jeremy (Actor)
Director (4)

Geography of the Hapless Heart 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Warsaw Dark 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Paris, I Love You 2007 (Movie)

("Porte De Choisy") (Director)

Away With Words 1997 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (3)

Paris, I Love You 2007 (Movie)

("Porte De Choisy") (Screenplay)

Away With Words 1997 (Movie)

(From Story)

Away With Words 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Beijing Zazhong 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Able to create smooth, flowing images onscreen in stark contrast to his kinetic nature, cinematographer Christopher Doyle has throughout his career shot some of the most memorable films in recent cinema history. His incessantly moving camera and manipulation of light, color and shadow mirrored a dynamic personality that ceased to rest even while having beer for breakfast (his hard-drinking reputation was well-earned.) Doyle's fastidious work ethic led him to take extreme measures to produce quality work - 50-plus takes, long waits for perfect natural lighting and never-ending searches for the right locations were regular occurrences with Doyle. But his perfectionism paid off, earning him many disciples over the years and - thanks to his longtime collaboration with director Wong Kar-wai - helping to create an insatiable hunger for Asian cinema.

EDUCATION

University of Maryland

Baltimore , Maryland

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