John Mathieson

Director of photography, Lighting director, Clapper loader
Born: 11/29/1958 in United Kingdom

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (31)

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 2015 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

47 Ronin 3D 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Great Expectations 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Brighton Rock 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Burke and Hare 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cracks 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

X-Men: First Class 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Boogie Woogie 2010 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Robin Hood 2010 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Flashbacks of a Fool 2008 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

August Rush 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Stoned 2006 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Kingdom of Heaven 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Phantom of the Opera 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Trauma 2004 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Matchstick Men 2003 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Red Dragon 2002 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hannibal 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

K-Pax 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gladiator 2000 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Hunger 1997 - 2000 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Plunkett & Macleane 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Enemy of the State 1998 (Movie)

visual effects director of photography (Director of Photography)

Love Is the Devil 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vigo - Passion for Life 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Twin Town 1997 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bye-Bye 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Mirror, Mirror 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Pigalle 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Remembrance of Things Fast 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Handsworth Songs 1985 (Movie)

(studio photographs) (Photography)

Relationships

Isla Mathieson

Daughter

Milestones

2004

Served as the cinematographer for Joel Schumacher's adaptation of "The Phantom of the Opera"; earned an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography

2001

Second feature with Ridley Scott, "Hannibal", the long-awaited sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs"

2001

Was director of photography on "K-Pax"

2000

Teamed with Ridley Scott on the Roman epic "Gladiator"

1999

Served as cinematographer on Jake Scott's feature directorial debut "Plunkett and Macleane"

1998

Was cinematographer of "Vigo - Passion for Life", Julien Temple's biopic of French filmmaker Jean Vigo

1998

Was visual effects director of photography on "Enemy of the State", directed by Tony Scott

1998

Earned praise for his lensing of the Francis Bacon biopic "Love Is the Devil"

1997

Shot two episodes of the Showtime series "The Hunger", one directed by Tony Scott, the other by Jake Scott

1997

Served as director of photography on "Twin Town"

1995

Reunited with Dridi on "Bye-Bye"

1994

Debut as feature cinematographer, "Pigalle", helmed by Karim Dridi

1985

Entered films as a clapper loader on "Caravaggio", directed by Derek Jarman

Spent seven years shooting music videos, commercials and documentaries

Moved to London when he was in his early twenties

Raised in Scotland

Hired to light a music video

Bonus Trivia

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Awarded the title Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture in 1996, in recognition of his contribution to French cinema.

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