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Mathieson, John

Mathieson, John


Son of Colonel A. A. and Shirley (maiden name, Peal) Mathieson; children: Isla. Education: Attended High Sycombe College of Art. Avocational Interests: Skiing, diving, and shooting.

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

Career: Cinematographer.

Member: British Society of Cinematographers, Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theatre Union, International Cinematographers Guild, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Royal Over-Seas League.

Awards, Honors: Golden Key Award, art fiction—best cinematography, Slovak Republic Art Film Festival, Directors' Week Award, best cinematography, Fan-tasporto, 1999, for Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon; Sierra Award nomination, best cinematography, Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, San Diego Film Critics Society Award, best cinematography, 2000, Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, American Society of Cinematographers Award nomination, outstanding achievement in cinematography in a theatrical release, Film Award, best cinematography, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, best cinematography, Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, best cinematography, Online Film Critics Society Award nomination, best cinematography, Golden Satellite Award, best cinematography, International Press Academy, 2001, all for Gladiator; Academy Award nomination, best achievement in cinematography, San Diego Film Critics Society Award, best cinematography, Golden Satellite Award nomination, best cinematography, 2005, all for The Phantom of the Opera.


Film Cinematographer:

3 Chains o' Gold (video), Warner Reprise Video, 1994.

Remembrance of Things Fast: True Stories Visual Lies, UPLINK, 1994.

Pigalle, LK-TEL, 1994.

Bye-Bye, Turbulent Art, 1995.

Mirror, Mirror, Premiere Heure, 1996.

Twin Town, Gramercy, 1997.

Angoisse, Premiere Heure, 1998.

Vigo (also known as Vigo, histoire d'une passion and Vigo: A Passion for Life), Swift, 1998.

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon, Strand, 1998.

Plunkett & Macleane, Gramercy, 1999.

Gladiator, United International, 2000.

Hannibal, United International, 2001.

K-Pax (also known as K-PAX-Alles ist moglich), Universal, 2001.

A Fairy Story, Tricky Films, 2002.

Matchstick Men, Warner Bros., 2003.

Trauma, Warner Bros., 2004.

The Phantom of the Opera (also known as Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera"), Warner Bros., 2004.

Kingdom of Heaven (also known as Konigreich der Himmel and El Reino de los cielos), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Stoned, Eurocine, 2005.

August Rush, Warner Bros., 2006.

Television Cinematographer; Series:

The Hinger, Show, 1997.

Television Cinematographer; Specials:

There Is a Light That Never Goes Out, MTV, 1995.



Tricks of the Trade: Making "Match Men," Warner Bros., 2004.

The Making of "The Phantom of the Opera," Really Useful, 2005.

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