Stone, Barry 1945-

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Stone, Barry 1945-


Full name, Barry Ewart Stone; born October 31, 1945, in London, England. Education: Studied architecture at the University of Toronto.


Agent—Grant, Savic, Kopaloff and Associates, 6399 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 414, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Office—c/o Dances with Light, 1020 Elbert St., Oakland, CA 94602; Stone Film, Inc., 831 Richmond St. West, Unit 203, Toronto, Ontario M6J3P7 Canada.


Cinematographer. Stone Film, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, owner; Zap Video (music video company), owner; worked as a cinematographer for commercials; worked on numerous music videos; worked as director and cinematographer on industrial films. Previously a dancer.

Awards, Honors:

Genie Award nomination, best achievement in cinematography, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1993, Canadian Society of Cinematographers Award, both for Paris, France; Genie Award nomination, best achievement in cinematography, 1996, for Rude; Gemini Award for writing, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television; Canadian Society of Cinematographers Award, for A Better Way; Canadian Society of Cinematographers Award for Legacy Jones; Casebee Award for "68 Hours"; ten national and international awards for All Ways Welcome; ITV Golden Maple Award, for Below the Gumline; Black Filmworks Visions for Dumbarton Bridge.


Film Cinematographer:

Replanting the Tree of Life, 1986.

Fireballs, 1987.

The Understudy: Graveyard Shift II (also known as Graveyard Shift II), Virgin Vision, 1988.

The Shaman's Source (also known as Avenging Warriors), Braves Productions, 1990.

(Main title sequence) The Famine Within, 1990.

Paris, France, Alliance, 1994.

Rude, A-pix Entertainment, 1995.

Leather Wings, 1996.

The Cellar, Big Film Shorts, 1997.

Dream with the Fishes, Sony Pictures Classics, 1997.

Pale Saints, Norstar Entertainment, 1997.

A Glance Away, 1998.

Dumbarton Bridge, Bridge Partners, 1999.

The Perfect Son (also known as A Perfect Son and Secret de famille), Tsunami Entertainment, 2000.

Clean Rite Cowboy, 2000.

Full Disclosure, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2001.

Triggermen, Gemini Film Productions/Trimuse Entertainment, 2001.

Offspring, 2001.

(Dramatic scenes) Ralph Ellison: An American Journey (documentary), California Newsreel, 2002.

Imprint (short), 2002.

Cherish, Fine Line Features, 2002.

Triggerman, Franchise Pictures, 2002.

Why Don't You Dance (short), 2002.

OCD: The War Inside (documentary), 2002.

Save It for Later (also known as Water Under the Bridge), Lightyear Entertainment, 2003.

Hollywood North, Franchise Pictures, 2003.

Life at Bay (short), 2004.

Youthanasia, York Entertainment, 2005.

Tweek City, Madacy Entertainment, 2005.

Mouth to Mouth, Artistic License, 2005.

Short Tongue Freddy (short), 2005.

Lie with Me, THINKFilm, 2005.

Roma Sub Rosa: The Secret Under the Rose (short), 2006.

Soledad Is Gone Forever (short), 2006.

The Stories (short), William Farley Film Group, 2006.

The Dollhouse (short), Rudderpost Films, 2007.

The Rendezvous, 2008.

Also worked on Below the Gumline; All Ways Welcome.

Film Work; Other:

Assistant camera operator, Fields of Endless Day (documentary), National Film Board of Canada, 1978.

Second unit camera operator, Copper Mountain (also known as Club Med and Copper Mountain: A Club Med Experience), 1983.

Unit camera operator, Recruits, Concorde, 1986.

Camera operator, Strand, Under the Dark Cloth (documentary), 1989.

Camera operator, second unit, Murder Blues (also known as Dead Certain), 1990.

Contributor of additional photography, The Famine Within (documentary), National Film Board of Canada/Direct Canada, Ltd., 1990.

Coproducer, The Dollhouse (short), Rudderpost Films, 2007.

Additional photographer, Her Best Move, 2007.

Film Appearances:

Reporter number one, Copper Mountain (also known as Club Med and Copper Mountain: A Club Med Experience), 1983.

Also appeared in The Mourner (short).

Television Cinematographer; Series:

Diamonds, CBC and CBS, 1987-88, then CBC and USA Network, 1988-89.

T. and T., syndicated, 1988-89.

Counterstrike (also known as Force de frappe), USA Network, 1990-93.

Straight Up, CBC, PBS, 1997.

Television Cinematographer; Miniseries:

Cover Me, CBC, 1999.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

Lady Bear, 1985.

Christmas Reunion, Channel 4, 1993.

Net Worth, CBC, 1995.

White Lies, CBC, 1998.

In the Dark, 2003.

(And B camera operator) Vanished, Lifetime, 2006.

Break-In, Lifetime, 2006.

Television Work; Pilots:

Cinematographer, Straight Up, CBC, 1997.

Also directed Chester Avenue.

Television Work; Specials:

Cinematographer, Rumours of Glory (documentary), 1983.

Cinematographer, Bizet's Dream, PBS, 1994.

Director, Trailmix, Discovery Channel, 1996.

Production camera, Wild California, Travel Channel, 2000.

Television Work; Episodic:

Director, Renford Rejects, Nickelodeon UK and Channel 4, 1998.

Camera operator, "What About God?," Evolution, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Simon Dolby, The Edge (also known as Doomsday Plot), 1985.

Lecturer, Romantic Undertaking, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ed Bardach, "Her Life as a Dog," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1993.



Barry Stone Website,, April 21, 2008.