Coulter, Michael 1952– (Mick Coulter, Mike Coulter)

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COULTER, Michael 1952
(Mick Coulter, Mike Coulter)


Full name, Michael Daley Coulter; born August 29, 1952, in Glasgow, Scotland; son of Thomas and Elizabeth (maiden name, Daley) Coulter; children: Luke, Eliot, Ruth, Sophie. Education: Holy Cross High School, Hamilton. Avocational Interests: Cinema, movies, walking, reading, watching football.

Addresses: Agent The Skouras Agency, 1149 3rd St., 3rd Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90403. Manager McKinney McCartney Management, Ltd., The Barley Mow Centre, 10 Barely Mow Passage, London W4 4PH, England.

Career: Cinematographer.

Member: British Society of Cinematographers, Groucho.

Awards, Honors: British Society of Cinematographers Award nomination, best cinematography, 1994, for Four Weddings and a Funeral; Academy Award nomination, Film Award nomination, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and British Society of Cinematographers Award nomination, all best cinematography, 1996, all for Sense and Sensibility; Scotland Award, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1997, for outstanding contribution to film and TV.


Film Cinematographer:

The Hand of Adam, 1974.

That Sinking Feeling, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1979.

Gregory's Girl, Goldwyn, 1981.

The Gospel According to Vic (also known as Heavenly Pursuits ), 1985.

No Surrender, Film Four International, 1985.

Housekeeping, Columbia, 1987.

The Good Father, Skouras, 1987.

The Dressmaker, Film Four International, 1988.

Dark Obsession (also known as Diamond Skulls ), 1989.

Breaking In, Goldwyn, 1989.

Why Don't You Dance, 1989.

Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale (also known as Bearskin and Na pele do urso ), 1989.

Monster in a Box, Fine Line, 1991.

Where Angels Fear to Tread, Fine Line, 1991.

The Long Day Closes, Sony Pictures Classics, 1992.

Being Human, Warner Bros., 1993.

Four Weddings and a Funeral, Gramercy, 1994.

(As Mick Coulter) The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, 1994.

The Neon Bible, Film Four International, 1995.

Sense and Sensibility, Sony Pictures Classics, 1995.

FairyTale: A True Story (also known as Fairy Tale and Illumination ), Warner Bros., 1997.

My Giant, Columbia, 1998.

Notting Hill, Universal, 1999.

Mansfield Park, Miramax, 1999.

Love Actually, Universal, 2003.

Film Camera Operator:

Une semain de vacances (also known as A Week's Holiday and A Week's Vacation ), 1980.

(As Mike Coulter) Local Hero, Warner Bros., 1983.

Comfort and Joy, Universal, 1984.

Restless Natives, 1985.

(Ireland) The Dead, 1987.

Film Work; Other:

Cocamera assistant, The Long Sprint (documentary), 1974.

(As Mike Coulter) Second assistant camera, La mort en direct (also known as Death WatchDer gekaufte Tod, Death in Full View, Deathwatch, and Der Gekauftee Tod ), 1980.

Assistant camera, Coup de torchon (also known as Clean Slate ), 1981.

Television Cinematographer; Miniseries:

Brond, 1987.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

The Widowmaker, 1990.

Foreign Affairs, TNT, 1993.

The Infiltrator, HBO, 1995.

Eskimo Day (also known as Interview Day ), PBS, 1996.

Killing Me Softly, Showtime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(In archive footage) The 68th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1996.

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