Pierce–Roberts, Tony 1944(?)- (Tony Pearce Roberts)

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Pierce-Roberts, Tony 1944(?)- (Tony Pearce Roberts)

PERSONAL

Full name, Anthony Pierce-Roberts; born December 24, 1944 (some sources cite 1945), in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England; grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

Addresses:

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

Career:

Cinematographer. Former member of Central African Film Unit; British Broadcasting Corp., camera assistant, 1967-71, director of photography, 1972-80; photography director for commercials and documentary films; also photographer and camera operator, sometimes credited as Tony Pearce Roberts.

Member:

British Society of Cinematographers.

Awards, Honors:

Television Award nomination, best camera operator, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1980, for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Television Award nomination (with John Else), best camera operator, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1981, for "Caught on a Train," BBC2 Playhouse; Television Award nomination, best camera operator, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1983, for A Voyage round My Father and P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang; Best Cinematography Award, British Society of Cinematographers, and New York Film Critics Award, best cinematographer, both 1986, Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, Film Award nomination, best cinematography, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, American Society of Cinematographers Award nomination, outstanding achievement in cinematography in theatrical releases, and Evening Standard British Film Award, best technical or artistic achievement, all 1987, all for A Room with a View; Best Cinematography Award, British Society of Cinematographers, 1992, Academy Award nomination and Film Award nomination, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, both best cinematography, American Society of Cinematographers Award nomination, outstanding achievement in cinematography in theatrical releases, and Golden Frog nomination, Camerimage, all 1993, all for Howards End; Film Award nomination, best cinematography, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1994, for The Remains of the Day.

CREDITS

Film Cinematographer:

Arabian Time-Machine (documentary), 1979.

Moonlighting (also known as Schwarzarbeit), Universal, 1982.

A Private Function, Island Alive, 1984.

Frog Dance: Solos and Indulgences '80-'84 (documentary), 1984.

A Room with a View, Cinecom, 1986.

A Tiger's Tale, Atlantic Releasing, 1988.

Out Cold (also known as Stiffs and Where's Ernie?), Hemdale, 1989.

Slaves of New York, TriStar, 1989.

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge, Miramax, 1990.

White Fang, Buena Vista, 1991.

Howards End, Sony Pictures Classics, 1992.

The Dark Half, Orion, 1993.

Splitting Heirs, Universal, 1993.

The Remains of the Day, Columbia, 1993.

The Client, Warner Bros., 1994.

Disclosure, Warner Bros., 1994.

Haunted, October Films, 1995.

Surviving Picasso, Warner Bros., 1996.

Jungle 2 Jungle (also known as Un Indien a New York), Buena Vista, 1997.

Paulie (also known as A Parrot's Tale), DreamWorks, 1998.

Something to Believe In, Warner Bros., 1998.

Asterix et Obelix contre Cesar (also known as Asterix and Obelix Take On Caesar, Asterix & Obelix vs. Caesar, Asterix e Obelix contro Cesare, Asterix & Obelix gegen Caesar, and Asterix—Sig ueber Casar), Miramax, 1999.

Blackadder Back & Forth (short film; also known as Time for Blackadder), VCI Distribution, 1999.

(Contributor) The Bone Collector, Universal, 1999.

The Trench (also known as La tranchee), Somme Productions, 2000.

Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang), Offline Releasing, 2000.

The Golden Bowl (also known as La coupe d'or), Lions Gate Films, 2001.

The Glow (short film), Glory Film, 2001.

The Importance of Being Earnest, Miramax, 2002.

Underworld, Screen Gems, 2003.

De-Lovely (also known as Just One of Those Things), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2004.

Separate Lies (also known as A Way Through the Weeds), Fox Searchlight, 2005.

Doom (also known as Doom—Der Film), Universal, 2005.

Lights2: Return of the Shadow (short film), Glory Film, 2005.

Home of the Brave, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2006.

J'aurais voulu etre un danseur (also known as Gone for a Dance), Artemis Productions, 2007.

Television Photography Director; Miniseries:

Days of Hope, BBC, 1975.

"Double Echo" segment, The Mind Beyond, BBC, 1976.

"Brensham People" segment, Going, Going, Gone, 1976.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, PBS, 1979.

Nobody's Hero, 1982.

The Bourne Identity, ABC, 1988.

Dinotopia, ABC, 2002.

Television Photography Director; Movies:

The Fight Against Slavery, BBC, 1974.

The Good Soldier, 1980.

A Voyage round My Father, 1982.

P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (also known as First Love: P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang and Kipperbang), Channel 4, 1982.

The Cold Room (also known as The Prisoner), HBO, 1984.

No Place Like Home, CBS, 1989.

Television Photography Director; Specials:

"Hard Labour," Play for Today, BBC1, 1973.

Orders from Above, 1975.

"A Story to Frighten the Children," Play for Today, BBC1, 1976.

"Early Struggles," Play for Today, BBC1, 1976.

Who Was Jesus?, 1976.

"Dinner at the Sporting Club," Play for Today, BBC1, 1978.

"Caught on a Train," BBC2 Playhouse, BBC2, 1980.

Television Photography Director; Episodic:

"Someone from the Welfare," Tuesday Documentary, BBC, 1973.

"Satan Superstar," Everyman, BBC, 1977.

"A Little Outing," Premiere, BBC, 1977.

"The School Teacher," Americans, 1977.

"The General," Americans, 1977.

"Listen to Me," Shoestring, 1979.

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