Fujimoto, Tak

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Education: Attended the University of California, Berkeley, and London International Film School.

Addresses: Agent The Skouras Agency, 1149 Third St., 3rd Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90403.

Career: Cinematographer, camera operator, and actor. Haskell Wexler, worked as assistant on filming commercials, 1969.

Awards, Honors: Boston Society of Film Critics Award, best cinematography, 1991, Film Award nomination, best cinematography, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1992, both for The Silence of the Lambs; National Society of Film Critics Award, best cinematography, 1995, for Devil in a Blue Dress; Golden Satellite Award nomination, best motion picture cinematography, Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, best cinematography, 1999, both for Beloved; American Society of Cinematographers Award nomination, outstanding achievement in cinematography in theatrical releases, 2000, for The Sixth Sense.


Film Cinematographer:

Badlands, Warner Bros., 1973.

Caged Heat (also known as Caged Females and Renegade Girls ), 1974.

Bootleggers (also known as Bootleggers' Angel ), Howco Productions, 1974.

Death Race 2000, Warner Bros. Home Video, 1975.

(Second unit) Switchblade Sisters (also known as The Jezebels and Playgirl Gang ), 1975.

(Second unit) Crazy Mama, New World Pictures, 1975.

Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (also known as Dr. Black and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Black and Mr. White, and The Watts Monster ), Dimension Pictures, 1976.

Cannonball (also known as Carquake ), New World Pictures, 1976.

Chatterbox, American International Pictures, 1977.

Bad Georgia Road, 1977.

Stony Island (also known as My Main Man from Stony Island ), 1978.

Remember My Name, Columbia, 1978.

Last Embrace, United Artists, 1979.

Melvin and Howard, Universal, 1980.

Borderline, 1980.

Where the Buffalo Roam, Universal, 1980.

"Success Wanters" and "Growing Yourself," National Lampoon Goes to the Movies (also known as National Lampoon's Movie Madness ), 1981.

Heart Like a Wheel, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1983.

Swing Shift, Warner Bros., 1984.

Pretty in Pink, Paramount, 1986.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Paramount, 1986.

Something Wild, Orion, 1986.

Backfire, Vidmark, 1987.

Sweet Hearts Dance, TriStar, 1988.

Cocoon: The Return, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1988.

Married to the Mob, Orion, 1988.

Miami Blues, Orion, 1990.

Crooked Hearts, MetroGoldwynMayer/Pathe, 1991.

The Silence of the Lambs, Orion, 1991.

Singles, 1992.

Night and the City, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1992.

Gladiator, Columbia, 1992.

Philadelphia, TriStar, 1993.

The Complex Sessions, 1994.

Devil in a Blue Dress, TriStar, 1995.

Grumpier Old Men (also known as Grumpy Old Men 2 ), Warner Bros., 1995.

That Thing You Do!, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1996.

A Thousand Acres, Buena Vista, 1997.

Beloved, Buena Vista, 1998.

The Sixth Sense, Buena Vista, 1999.

The Replacements, Warner Bros., 2000.

Signs (also known as M. Night Shyamalan's Signs ), Buena Vista, 2002.

The Truth about Charlie, Universal, 2002.

The Final Cut, Lions Gate Films, 2004.

The Manchurian Candidate, Paramount, 2004.

Film Work; Other:

Second unit camera operator, Star Wars (also known as Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope and Star Wars IV: A New Hope ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1977.

Film Appearances:

Gladiator, Columbia, 1992.

Himself, Making "Signs " (documentary), Buena Vista Home Video, 2003.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

Almos' a Man, 1976.

Lawman without a Gun (also known as This Man Stands Alone ), 1977.

Some Kind of Miracle, CBS, 1979.

This Man Stands Alone, NBC, 1979.

Divorce Wars (also known as Divorce Wars: A Love Story ), ABC, 1982.

The Seduction of Gina (also known as Another High Roller ), CBS, 1984.

Seduced, CBS, 1985.

Blackout, HBO, 1985.

Cast the First Stone: The Diane Martin Story (also known as Cast the First Stone ), NBC, 1989.

Television Cinematographer; Pilots:

MacGyver, 1985.