#2: [Right] with actress Ashlyn Yates & dir James Keach - "Blind Guy" [2005]

 

   


JULIO MACAT   ASC

 

Born: 1959, Buenos Aires, Argentina, as Guillermo Macat. At the age of 14, his family relocated to Los Angeles, USA.

Education: Beverly Hills High School; Film School of the University of California, Los Angeles [UCLA].

Career: Started as camera technician at Filmart. In 1981, he became c.asst [for 5 years] working with doph Mario Tosi.

Ph commercials dir by Bob Shallcross [for Hallmark Cards], a.o. Ph 100+ music videos.

Member of the ASC since 1998.

Married to actress Elizabeth Perkins [2000-present].

Appeared in the doc 'Cinematographer Style' [2005, Jon Fauer; ph: J. Fauer, Jeff Laszlo, Brian Heller & David Morgan].

Website: Julio Macat


 

 FILMS

1980

Grad Night [John Tenorio] c; co-addph; ph: Arledge Armenaki

1985

The Hooters: Nervous Night [John Jopson] c/V; concert film/45m; cph: Anastas Michos; intercuts two separate elements: a concert filmed in October at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby (near Philadelphia), and a series of short films, each one starring a different band member

1985

Welcome to 18/Summer Release [Terry Carr] c; 2uc (+ c.op 1st unit) (as Julio Guillermo Macat); ph: Stephen L. Posey

1986

Van Halen Live Without a Net [Daniel Kleinman] c; concert film/93m; filmed 27 August (New Haven, Connecticut)

1987

Mortuary Academy [Michael Schroeder] c; co-2uc; ph: Roy H. Wagner

1987

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years [Penelope Spheeris] c; doc/93m; addph; ph: Jeff Zimmerman

1987

Out of the Dark [Michael Schroeder] c; addph: Jack Palinkas; 2uc: Kenneth Wiatrack; filmed 1987-88

1988

Far Out Man/Soul Man II [Tommy Chong & (uncred) William Lustig] c; 2uc (second thru ninth units); ph: Greg Gardiner & Eric Woster

1988

The Borrower [John McNaughton] c; cph: Robert New; addph: Robert Brinkmann

1989

Tango & Cash [Andrei Konchalovsky] p/c; 2uc (+ 1st unit for final 3 weeks); ph: Donald E. Thorin

1990

Home Alone [Chris Columbus] c

1990

Only the Lonely [Chris Columbus] c; 2uc: Bobby Byrne, Paul Vom Brack & John Connor

1991

Incident at Oglala [Michael Apted] 16mm-35bu/c; doc/90m; addph; ph: Maryse Alberti

1991

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York [Chris Columbus] c; 2uc: Doug O'Neons

1992

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective [Tom Shadyac] c; 2uc: Jeff Simon

1992

So I Married an Axe Murderer [Thomas Schlamme] c

1994

Miracle on 34th Street [Les Mayfield] c; 2uc: Frank Byers

1994

Paula Abdul's Get Up and Dance! [Steve Purcell] c/V; workout video/45m

1994

Moonlight and Valentino [David Anspaugh] p/c

1995

The Nutty Professor [Tom Shadyac] c

1996

My Fellow Americans [Peter Segal] c; 2uc: David Dunlap & Joel King

1996

Home Alone 3 [Raja Gosnell] c; 2uc: Philip Pfeiffer

1998

Crazy in Alabama [Antonio Banderas] s35/c

2000

The Wedding Planner [Adam Shankman] p/c; + small part

2000

Cats & Dogs [Lawrence Guterman] c; 2uc: Attila Szalay

2001

A Walk to Remember [Adam Shankman] s35/c; 2uc: Tommy Ray Sullivan; aph: Michael Kelem

2001

Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever [Wych Kaosayananda] s35/c; 2uc: Joel Kramer

2002

Bringing Down the House [Adam Shankman] s35/c; 2uc: Johnny E. Jensen

2003

Catch That Kid/Mission Without Permission [Bart Freundlich] c; 2uc: Michael Benson; remake of 'Klatretøsen/Catch That Girl' (2001, Hans Fabian Wullenweber; ph: Jacob Kusk)

2003

[David Mamet's] Gilded Stones [James Dodson] c; short/9m

2003

The Ringer [Barry Blaustein] c; cph: Mark Irwin

2004

Wedding Crashers [David Dobkin] s35/c; addph: Thomas Loizeaux; aph: Phil Pastuhov

2005

Blind Dating [James Keach] s35/c

2005

Because I Said So [Michael Lehmann] c; addph: Johnny E. Jensen

2007

Smother [Vince Di Meglio] c

2007

Columbus Day [Charles Burmeister] Clairmont-Scope/c; 2uc: Germano Saracco

2007

The Six Wives of Henry Lefay [Howard Michael Gould] scope/c; addph; ph: Nancy Schreiber

2007

Thick as Thieves/The Code [Mimi Leder] s35/c/V; 2uc: Craig Haagensen

2009

Meant to Be [Paul Breuls] c

2009

Macbett (The Caribbean Macbeth) [Aleta Chappelle] announced; status unknown

2009

Our Family Wedding [Rick Famuyiwa] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Johnny E. Jensen

2009

Winnie the Pooh [Stephen J. Anderson & Don Hall] 35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c; live action + 2-D hand-drawn anim/63m; live action ph

2010

The Convincer [Jill Sprecher] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; co-addph; ph: Dick Pope

2011

Syrup [Aram Michael Rappaport] scope/c; 2uc: Adam Cohen

2011

Pitch Perfect [Jason Moore] HD (ARRI ALEXA)-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c

2013

Blended/The Familymoon [Frank Coraci] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT)-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c

2013

Horrible Bosses 2 [Sean Anders] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Mitchell Amundsen & (+ co-c.op main unit) Robert Presley; time lapse ph: Colin Rich; filmed 2013-14

2014

Daddy's Home [Sean Anders & John Morris] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT)-to-D-Cinema/c

2015

The Boss/Michelle Darnell [Ben Falcone] HD (ARRI ALEXA 65)-to-digital/c; aph: Dylan Goss

2015

Super Sex [Matthew Modine] HD (ARRI ALEXA)/c; short/7m; + co-prod

2015

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life [Steve Carr] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT/Master Scope)-to-D-Cinema (scope)/c; filmed 2015-16

2016

Miracle on 42nd Street [Alice Elliott] c; doc/60m; cph: Joey Forsyte & John Hazard

2016

Life of the Party [Ben Falcone] HD/c

2017

Daddy's Home 2 [Sean Anders] c

 

 TELEVISION & INTERNET

1987

Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night [Tony Mitchell] concert film/b&w/64m/8mm+35mm-to-v; cph: Bernard Auroux, Bryan Greenberg, Crescenzo Notarile & Philip Alan Waters; filmed 30 September; for HBO-tv

2012

Trophy Wife [pilot dir by Jason Moore] 22-part series/HD, 2013-14; other ph: Michael Price (21 ep); for ABC-tv

2013

Web Therapy [29 ep (#66-77 & #82-98) dir by Don Roos] 133-part web series/HD, 2008-14; 5th season, 2013 (35 ep); other ph: Michael Goi; for LStudio.com

2013

Web Therapy [7 ep (#24-30) dir by Don Roos] 44-part series, 2011-15; 3rd season, 2013 (10 ep); other ph: Michael Goi (3 ep); for Showtime-tv (based on the web series)

 

 FILMS AS CAMERA ASSISTANT/OPERATOR

1979

Taboo [Kirdy Stevens] c.op; ph: Guy Nicholas

1981

Eating Raoul [Paul Bartel] add c.asst; ph: Gary Thieltges

1981

Frightmare/Body Snatchers [Norman Thaddeus Vane] 1st c.asst; ph: Joel King; released 1983

1981

Anytime Anyplace/Any Time Any Place [Kirdy Stevens] c.op; ph: Pablo Lepell

1981

The Beastmaster [Don Coscarelli] c.asst 2u; 2uc: Joel King; ph: John Alcott

 

"Ladies Night"

 

1982

Ladies Night [Enzo Giobbé] c.asst; ph: Enzo Giobbé

1982

Triumphs of a Man Called Horse/El triunfo de un hombre llamado caballo [John Hough] co-c.asst; ph: John Alcott & John Cabrera

1982

The Osterman Weekend [Sam Peckinpah] co-c.asst; ph: John Coquillon

1983

Not for Publication [Paul Bartel] c.op 2u; 2uc: Steve Fierberg; ph: George Tirl

1984

The Return of the Living Dead [Dan O'Bannon] co-c.asst; ph: Jules Brenner

1985

Runaway Train [Andrei Konchalovsky] co-2nd c.op; ph: Alan Hume

1985

Welcome to 18/Summer Release [Terry Carr] c.op (+ 2uc) (as Julio Guillermo Macat); ph: Stephen L. Posey

1986

The Rosary Murders [Fred Walton] c.op; ph: David Golia

1986

Shy People [Andrei Konchalovsky] co-c.op 2u; ph: Chris Menges

1987

Broken Noses [Bruce Weber; doc] c.asst; ph: Jeff Preiss

1987

Out Cold [Malcolm Mowbray] co-c.op 2u; ph: Tony Pierce-Roberts

1987

License to Drive [Greg Beeman] c.op extra unit; ph: Bruce Surtees

1988

Homer & Eddie [Andrei Konchalovsky] c.op; ph: Lajos Koltai

1996

Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill, Live [Steve Purcell (New Orleans concert) & Alanis Morissette ('jagged little pill, Live'); concert film] co-c.op (New Orleans concert); ph: Jeff Zimmerman (New Orleans concert); 2uc (+ co-Hi8 ph): Michele Laurita; filmed 2 October (New Orleans concert)

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

????

Left Behind [dir + co-scrpl; feature starring Elizabeth Perkins] announced

2012

Wreck-It Ralph [Rich Moore] digital-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema [also 3-D version])/c; anim/108m; visual lighting cons