Declan Quinn

Director of photography
This director of photography created the muted, yet penetrating realistic look of Mike Figgis' acclaimed "Leaving Las Vegas" (1995) and again collaborated with the director on the romantic drama "One Night Stand" ... Read more »
Born: 11/29/1956

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (50)

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 2015 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ricki and the Flash 2015 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Master Builder 2014 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The iHeartRadio Album Release Party With Lady Gaga 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Admission 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Reluctant Fundamentalist 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Being Flynn 2012 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fear of Falling 2012 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Neil Young Journeys 2012 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Moth Diaries 2012 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Neil Young Trunk Show: Scenes From a Concert 2010 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee 2009 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Lou Reed's Berlin 2008 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Pride and Glory 2008 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rachel Getting Married 2008 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Lucky Ones 2008 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Jimmy Carter Man from Plains 2007 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Breakfast on Pluto 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Get Rich or Die Tryin' 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vanity Fair 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cold Creek Manor 2003 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

In America 2003 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

September 11 2003 (Movie)

(Episode 9) (Director of Photography)

City by the Sea 2002 (Movie)

Additional Photography (Cinematographer)

Monsoon Wedding 2002 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

28 Days 2000 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

2 By 4 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Flawless 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

This Is My Father 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

One True Thing 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Kama Sutra 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

One Night Stand 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Carried Away 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Leaving Las Vegas 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Out of Order: Rock the Vote Targets Health Care 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Vanya on 42nd Street 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

All Things Bright and Beautiful 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fallen Angels 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Director of Photography

The Ballad of Little Jo 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Clash of the Ash 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Camera

Cousin Bobby 1992 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Blood and Concrete - A Love Story 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Over the Limit 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Kill-Off 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Clash of the Ash 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hysterical Blindness (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Lies of the Twins (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Heart of Justice (TV Show)

Director of Photography

The Hollow Boy (TV Show)

Director of Photography
Producer (2)

A Master Builder 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

This Is My Father 1999 (Movie)

(Co-Executive Producer)

Biography

This director of photography created the muted, yet penetrating realistic look of Mike Figgis' acclaimed "Leaving Las Vegas" (1995) and again collaborated with the director on the romantic drama "One Night Stand" (1997). The son of Irish immigrants, Declan Quinn, along with his acting siblings Aidan, Paul and Marian, was raised in Chicago, Upon graduation from film school in 1979, Quinn left Illinois and headed for Ireland, where he found work at the Windmill Land Studios. There, Quinn joined forces with a rising band, U2, and became the cameraperson on their early music videos. He broke into Irish TV as director of photography on "Clash of the Ash" (1986). He also shot the TV-movie "Lapsed Catholic" (1989) for director Barry Devlin, who later hired Quinn as cinematographer on the feature "All Things Bright and Beautiful" (1994).

Relationships

Aidan Quinn

Brother
younger

James Quinn

Brother
younger

Paul Quinn

Brother
younger

Marian Quinn

Sister
younger

EDUCATION

Columbia College

Chicago , Illinois 1979

Milestones

2003

Served as the cinematographer for Jim Sheridan's semi-autobiographical film "In America"

2002

Worked on the HBO film "Hysterical Blindness," also directed by Mira Nair

2001

Another collaboration with director Mira Nair for the film "Monsoon Wedding"

1998

Served as cinematographer on "One True Thing"

1997

Shot Mira Nair's "Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love" and Figgis' "One Night Stand"

1995

First collaboration with Mike Figgis, was director of photography on "Leaving Las Vegas"

1991

Handled cinematography for MTV's Clio-award winning AIDS campaign

1989

Was director of photography on the independent feature "The Kill-Off"

1986

Shot "Clash of the Ash" for Irish TV

1979

Moved to Ireland upon graduation from film school

Moved to New York

Served as cinematographer on several music videos featuring the Irish band U2

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