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 HOWARD ATHERTON   BSC

Born: 12 August 1947, Ilford, Essex, UK., as Howard William Atherton.

Education: London International Film School, UK.

Career: Ph commercials dir by Laurence Hutchins [for Guinness], Hans van Rijs, Bob Brooks, Sharon Maguire, Steve Reeves [for The Times], Happy [for Fray Bentos], Manu Coeman [for Bavaria Beer], a.o.

Was lecturer at The London Film School.

Awards: RTS 'Craft and Design: Camera' Award [1996], 'Emmy' Award nom [1996] & Kodak 'Vision Award' [1996] for 'Gulliver's Travels, Part 1'.



 FILMS

1976

The Unbroken Arrow [Matt McCarthy & John Black] 6-part serial; prod Children's Film Foundation

1978

Alien [Ridley Scott] p (+ 70bu)/c; 2uc; ph: Derek Vanlint

1979

[Star Wars: Episode V -] The Empire Strikes Back [Irvin Kershner] p (+ 70bu)/c; 2uc; ph: Peter Suschitzky

1982

Helen [Brian Byfield] c; short/33m

1982

Runners [Charles Sturridge] c

1983

Keep Off the Grass [Paul Weiland] c; short/28m

1986

Fatal Attraction [Adrian Lyne] c

1987

The Boost [Harold Becker] c

1988

Black Rain [Ridley Scott] s35/c; loc ph Japan; ph: Jan de Bont

1989

Mermaids [Richard Benjamin (replaced Frank Oz after 2 weeks)] c; 2uc: Peter Norman

1992

Indecent Proposal [Adrian Lyne] c

1994

Bad Boys [Michael Bay] c; 2uc: Peter Lyons Collister; aph: Dylan M. Gross & Michael Kelem

1995

Lolita [Adrian Lyne] c; replaced doph Jeffrey Kimball

1996

Deep Rising [Stephen Sommers] s35/c; addph: Lloyd Ahern II, Richard Bowen & Aaron Schneider; 2uc: Hank Lebo; uwph: Pete Romano

1999

Hanging Up [Diane Keaton] c

2000

The Abduction Club [Stefan Schwartz] s35/c

2001

Pas de trois/Falling Star [Rodney Butcher] b&w-c; short/18m

2002

Bouillabaisse [Frank Papenbroock] vv/c; comm short/1m45s; for VW Autostadt, Wolfsburg

2003

The Legend of Simon Conjurer/Sunrise [Q. Mark (= Stuart Paul)] c; cph: Doug Milsome; addph: Wedigo von Schultzendorff

2004

Colour Me Kubrick: A True...ish Story [Brian W. Cook] c

2005

Lassie [Charles Sturridge] s35/c; aph: Jeremy Braben

2006

[And] When Did You Last See Your Father? [Anand Tucker] Hawk Scope/c; ph 'b' cam: Trevor Brooker

2007

Incendiary [Sharon Maguire] p/c; add unit ph; ph: Ben Davis

2007

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People [Robert Weide] c; 2uc; ph: Oliver Stapleton

2009

Leap Year [Anand Tucker] p/c; 2uc Dublin; ph: Newton Thomas Sigel

2010

The Gold Rush Boogie [?] pre-production

2011

All Things to All Men [George Isaac] s35/c; 2uc: Peter Talbot; aph: Jeremy Braben


 TELEVISION

1995

Gulliver's Travels [Charles Sturridge] 2-part tvm

1996

Mirad, a Boy from Bosnia [Jeremy Irons] tvm/50m

2000

Ohio Impromptu [Charles Sturridge] tvm/10m; ep of 'Beckett On Film'-series


 MISCELLANEOUS

1970

Melody/S.W.A.L.K. [Waris Hussein] clapper/loader; ph: Peter Suschitzky

1974

Monty Python and the Holy Grail [Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones] c.op; ph: Terry Bedford

1974

L'auteur de Beltraffio/The Author of Beltraffio [Tony Scott; ep #3 of 5-part tv-series 'Nouvelles de Henry James'] c.op; ph: David MacDonald