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director of photography, lighting director, clapper loader
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Moved to London when he was in his early twenties
Entered films as a clapper loader on "Caravaggio", directed by Derek Jarman
Hired to light a music video
Spent seven years shooting music videos, commercials and documentaries
Debut as feature cinematographer, "Pigalle", helmed by Karim Dridi
Reunited with Dridi on "Bye-Bye"
Served as director of photography on "Twin Town"
Shot two episodes of the Showtime series "The Hunger", one directed by Tony Scott, the other by Jake Scott
Was cinematographer of "Vigo - Passion for Life", Julien Temple's biopic of French filmmaker Jean Vigo
Earned praise for his lensing of the Francis Bacon biopic "Love Is the Devil"
Was visual effects director of photography on "Enemy of the State", directed by Tony Scott
Served as cinematographer on Jake Scott's feature directorial debut "Plunkett and Macleane"
Teamed with Ridley Scott on the Roman epic "Gladiator"
Second feature with Ridley Scott, "Hannibal", the long-awaited sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs"
Was director of photography on "K-Pax"
Served as the cinematographer for Joel Schumacher's adaptation of "The Phantom of the Opera"; earned an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography
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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.