#1: From interview [Camerimage, 2013]

 

   


ANDREW DUNN   BSC

 

Born: 1950 [?], London, U.K., as Andrew William Dunn.

Education: Christ College; Harrow College of Technology and Art [later Polytechnic of Central London].

Career: Joined BBC-tv.

Ph commercials dir by Nick Hamm [for Nissan], Michael Apted, Michael Mann [for Lucky Strike (1994)], Robert Altman, a.o.

Appeared in the 'Omnibus' tv-doc 'Robert Altman in England' [2002, David Thompson].

Awards: BAFTA TV Award [1985] for 'Threads'; BAFTA TV Award [1986] for 'Edge of Darkness'; BAFTA TV Award nom [1987] for 'The Monocled Mutineer'; BAFTA TV Award [1989] for 'Tumbledown'; BSC Best Cinematography Award [1995] & BAFTA Film Award nom [1996] for 'The Madness of King George'; BSC Best Cinematography Award nom [2006] for 'Mrs. Henderson Presents'.


 

 FILMS

1988

Strapless [David Hare] c

1988

Chattahoochee [Mick Jackson] c; 2uc (+ c.op): Philip Alan Waters

1990

L.A. Story [Mick Jackson] c

1990

Red Hot + Blue [seg #15 (5m) 'Miss Otis Regrets/Just One of Those Things' dir by Neil Jordan; a: Kirsty MacColl & The Pogues] b&w-c/V; mus comp/111m; other ph: Tom Sigel, Ed Lachman, Declan Quinn, a.o.; this film (18 music videos + art breaks) accompanied the comp album (20 tracks) from the Red Hot Organization (an AIDS Benefit project); also an ABC-tv special

1991

Blame It on the Bellboy [Mark Herman] c

1991

The Bodyguard [Mick Jackson] c

1992

The Hawk [David Hayman] c; originally made as a tvm

1993

Clean Slate [Mick Jackson] c

1993

A Simple Twist of Fate [Gillies MacKinnon] c; 2uc: Paul Pollard

1994

The Madness of King George [Nicholas Hytner] c

1995

The Grotesque/Grave Indiscretion/Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets [John-Paul Davidson] c

1995

The Crucible [Nicholas Hytner] c

1996

The Bells of Hell [Peter Sheridan] scheduled to start filming in March, but prod fell through after actor Sean Penn pulled out 10 days before start of shooting

1996

Addicted to Love/Forlorn [Griffin Dunne] c

1997

Hush [Jonathan Darby] c; 2uc: Alec Hirschfeld

1997

Ever After [: A Cinderella Story] [Andy Tennant] s35/c; 2uc: Ian McMillan

1998

Practical Magic [Griffin Dunne] s35/c

1998

Ordinary Decent Criminal [Thaddeus O'Sullivan] s35/c

1999

Monkeybone [Henry Selick] c; live-action + anim; 2uc: Philip C. Pfeiffer

2000

Liam [Stephen Frears] c

2000

A Shout from the Streets [Fred DeVecca] c; short/26m

2000

The Count of Monte Cristo [Kevin Reynolds] c; 2uc: Arthur Wooster; uwph: Tim Wooster

2001

Gosford Park [Robert Altman] s35/c

2001

Sweet Home Alabama [Andy Tennant] s35/c

2002

What a Girl Wants/American Girl [Dennie Gordon] s35/c

2002

The Company [Robert Altman] HD (Sony F900)-to-35mm scope/c

2003

Stage Beauty [Richard Eyre] s35/c

2003

Piccadilly Jim [John McKay] s35/c; pick-up ph: Ashley Rowe

2004

Hitch/The Last First Kiss [Andy Tennant] s35/c; aph: David Norris

2004

Therese Raquin [Charlie Stratton] scheduled for November start; doph Peter Levy was also mentioned; status unknown

2004

Mrs. Henderson Presents [Stephen Frears] c

2005

The History Boys [Nicholas Hytner] c

2006

Miss Potter [Chris Noonan] p/c; 2uc: Alan Stewart & Chris Seager

2006

Hot Rod [Akiva Schaffer] s35/c; 2uc: Ciaran Kavanagh

2007

Good [Vicente Amorim] s35/c

2007

Helen Stanley [Sandy Wilson] pre-production; status unknown

2007

Lost for Words [Susanne Bier] announced; scheduled to start filming in September 2008

2007

Precious [: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire] [Lee Daniels] s35-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c; cph: Darren Lew (started the film, but was fired 16 days into filming and replaced by A. Dunn)

2008

Into the Rose-Garden [Anthony Wilcox] HD/c; short/12m

2009

Brontë [Angela Workman] pre-production; see Henry Braham (2007)

2009

Extraordinary Measures/Crowley [Tom Vaughan] c; addph: Frank DiMarco; aph: Dylan Goss

2009

Life as We Know It [Greg Berlanti] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c

2010

Crazy Stupid Love [Glenn Ficarra & John Requa] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c

2011

Hello Carter [Anthony Wilcox] HD (ARRI ALEXA)/c; short/12m; see 2013

2011

The Perks of Being a Wallflower [Stephen Chbosky] s35-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c

2011

Effie Gray [Richard Laxton] p/c; insert ph: Tony Pierce-Roberts

2012

Summer in February [Christopher Menaul] s35-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c

2012

The Butler [Lee Daniels] s35-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Francis James; addph: Rodney Taylor; aph: Hans Bjerno

2013

Hello Carter [Anthony Wilcox] HD/c; expanded version of short film; see 2011

2013

Endless Love [Shana Feste] HD (ARRI ALEXA)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; uwph: Marc Dobiecki; remake of film (1980, Franco Zeffirelli; ph: David Watkin)

2014

Man Up [Ben Palmer] c; addph: Laurie Rose; aph: Jeremy Braben

2014

The Lady in the Van [Nicholas Hytner] HD/c

2015

Keeping Up with the Joneses [Greg Mottola] s35-to-D-Cinema (scope)/c; 2uc: Michael Svitak

2016

The Children Act [Richard Eyre] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT)/c

2017

Book Club [Bill Holderman] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT)-to-D-Cinema (scope)/c

 

 TELEVISION

1979

Coast to Coast [ep 'Beggar's Mantle' dir by ?] doc series; for BBC-tv

1979

Bertrand Tavernier [in Scotland] [prod: David Hanley] doc/44m

1980

Coast to Coast [ep 'Enter the Gate' dir by ?] doc series; for BBC-tv

1981

Andrina [Bill Forsyth] tvm/48m

1981

Gates to Space [Iain Mackenzie] doc/?m

1982

Jock and Roll [Ken MacGregor] mus doc/59m

1982

The Discovery of Animal Behaviour [ep #6 'Living Together'; prod: Mike Salisbury] 6-part doc series; cph: Wolfgang Bayer, Martin Saunders, Dieter Sasse, a.o.; for BBC-tv

1983

The Visit [ep #3 (59m) 'The Boy David' dir by Alex McCall (AMC) & #4 (49m) 'Marjorie's Quest' dir by AMC] doc series; these are 2 doc's on the boy David Lopez, followed in 1985 by a 3rd doc; edited into 'The Boy David Story' (2001; d: AMC; 95m); for BBC-tv

1984

A Winter Harvest [Colin Godman] 3-part ('The Lie of the Land', 'The Drift' & 'Rough Weather') miniseries

1984

On the 8th Day [prod: Michael Andrews] doc/61m; cph: Scott Ransom, Boyd Estus, a.o.; ep BBC-tv series 'The Natural World'

1984

Badger Girl [Roger Fry] 10-part children's series; part of BBC-tv series 'Look and Read'

1984

Threads [Mick Jackson] tvm/16mm-35bu; vfx ph: Peter Wragg

1984

Edge of Darkness [Martin Campbell] 6-part miniseries, 1985; also ed into 3 parts

1985

Scene [ep 'Baby I Love You'; prod: Susan Paton] drama series (schools program); for BBC-tv

1985

The Good Dr. Bodkin Adams/Death by Prescription [Richard Stroud] tvm; ep BBC-tv series 'Sunday Premiere'

1985

The Monocled Mutineer [Jim O'Brien] 4-part miniseries

1986

Scene [ep 'Too Nice by Half!' dir by Andy Walker] drama series (schools program); for BBC-tv

1986

The Race for the Double Helix/Life Story [Mick Jackson] tvm; ep BBC-tv series 'Horizon'

1986

After Pilkington [Christopher Morahan] tvm; ep BBC-tv series 'Screen Two'

1986

Two of Us/Mates [Roger Tonge] 2-part tvm; aired 1988 (#1) & 1990 (#2)

1986

Man-Eaters of Kumaon [Alex Kirby] doc/77m; cph: Alan McGregor; ep BBC-tv series 'The Natural World'

1986

Bats Need Friends [prod: Mike Salisbury] doc/51m; cph: Jim Saunders & Peter Smithson; ep BBC-tv series 'The Natural World'

1987

Hedgehog Wedding [Tim King] tvm/57m; ep BBC-tv series 'Screen Two'

1987

My Family and Other Animals [Peter Barber-Fleming] 10-part series

1987

Escape/Border [Misha Williams] tvm; cph: Graham Veevers; ep BBC-tv series 'Screen Two'

1987

Tumbledown [Richard Eyre] tvm

1987

Defrosting the Fridge [Sandy Johnson] tvm; ep BBC-tv series 'Screen Two'

1988

Across the Lake [Tony Maylam] tvm; ep BBC-tv series 'Sunday Premiere'

1988

A Passion for Grouse [prod: Martin Hughes-Games] doc/48m; cph: Ian Smith; ep BBC-tv series 'The Natural World'

1989

Blackeyes [Dennis Potter] 4-part miniseries; also theatrical version (98m)

1989

The Victorian Kitchen [prod: Keith Sheather] 8-part doc series; for BBC-tv

1991

José Carreras - A Life Story [Chris Hunt] mus doc/b&w-c/76m; addph: David Findlay, Dedo Weigert & Martin Abert; ep of arts doc series 'The South Bank Show'

1992

I Renounce War [Marilyn Wheatcroft] doc/49m

1992

Suddenly, Last Summer [Richard Eyre] tvm; ep BBC-tv series 'Performance'

1993

And Then There Was One [David Jones] tvm

1994

Is There Life Out There? [David Jones] tvm

1995

The Absence of War [Richard Eyre] tvm; ep BBC-tv series 'Screen Two'

1997

Food for Ravens/Better Days [Trevor Griffiths] tvm; for BBC Wales

2000

Mysteries of 71st Street [Andy Tennant] unsold pilot/60m; for CBS-tv

2014

Empire [pilot dir by Lee Daniels] series, 2015-present; 1st season, 2015 (12 ep); for FOX-tv

 

NOTE: There is a doph called Andrew [T.] Dunn. He is a BFA graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Mr. Dunn has been shooting and field producing for Hybrid Films, New York City, since the early days of the doc 'Choc-O-Rama' [1996; cph]. He co-directed with David Houts and field-produced 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' [reality series for A&E; + cph] and 'Uncle Sam Wants You!' [doc; + ph], and field produced 'Family Plots' [reality series for A&E; + ph]. From the 'Take This Job...' doc series for A&E [ph], to the doc 'It's a Living' [ph], 'Memphis Homicide Squad' [reality series; cph], 'Parking Wars' [doc; cph], 'Brooklyn North Homicide Squad' [reality series; cph] and the doc 'NYPD Emergency' [cph], Andrew has been a key part of nearly every Hybrid Films production. He has ph other television doc's for ABC, PBS, Discovery Channel, NHK-Japan and the BBC, as well as numerous music videos and commercials. He ph the doc 'Another Road Home/Wander' [2003, Danae Elon; 77m]. He has also worked as doph on a number of independent feature films, including 'Dog Run' [1996, D. Ze'ev Gilad] & 'Strays' [1996, Vin Diesel]. He also ph 'Ithaca' dir by Meg Ryan in 2014. He has worked closely with painter and sculptor Frank Stella for many years.