Janusz Kaminski

Janusz Kaminski / He's got 2 shiny Oscars...
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Very few people shoot film as beautiful as Janusz. As a complete unknown, Mr. Spielberg tapped him to shoot Schindler’s List. They went on to make history:  AmistadSaving Private RyanThe Lost World: Jurassic ParkA.I. Artificial IntelligenceMinority ReportMunich, Catch Me If You CanThe TerminalWar of the WorldsIndiana Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal SkullWar HorseLincolnThe BFGBridge of SpiesThe Post and Ready Player One, and now West Side Story. BTW, if you’ve never seen The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, see it. It’s all About the camera. Janusz has directed tons of commercials and loves doing it. It’s worth repeating, he loves commercials. He’s the “can do” guy of the set and never stops. 6 Academy Award nominations and 2 wins. He’s still going…

  • Features ( Director )

    American Dream (2019)
    Lost Souls

  • Features ( Cinematographer )

    West Side Story
    Call of the Wild
    Ready Player One
    The Post
    The BFG
    Bridge of Spies
    War Horse
    Funny People
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
    Saving Private Ryan
    Catch Me If You Can
    Minority Report
    Jerry Maguire
    War of the Worlds
    A.I. Artificial Intelligence
    The Terminal
    Schindler’s List

  • Awards / Festivals

    Academy Award Winner (x2)
    BAFTA Award Winner
    Cannes Film Festival Award Winner
    Academy Award Nominee (x6)
    Chicago Film Critics Award Winner