PAUL SAROSSY   CSC/BSC/ASC

Born: 24 April 1963, Barrie, Ontario, Canada, as son of Ivan Sarossy [now a retired doph].

Education: York University, Toronto, Canada [YU] [Film; BFA, 1986].

Career: Married to actress Geraldine O'Rawe.

Appeared in the doc 'The Making of 'Ararat'' [2001, Michele Francis].

Awards: 'Gemini' Award nom [1993] for 'Grand Larceny'; 'Genie' Award [1994] for 'Exotica'; 'Gemini' Award nom [1996] for 'Satie and Suzanne'; ASC Award nom [1996] for 'Picture Windows' [ep 'Soir blue']; 'Genie' Award [1997] & BSFC Award 3rd place [1997] for 'The Sweet Hereafter'; CSC Award [1999] for 'Rocky Marciano'; Independent Spirit Award nom [1999] for 'Affliction'; 'Genie' Award [1999] & CSC Award nom [2000] for 'Felicia's Journey'; 'Genie' Award [2002] for 'Perfect Pie'; Kodak New Century Award [2004] for outstanding contribution to the art of cinematography; 'Genie' Award [2004] & CSC Theatrical Feature Award [2005] for 'Head in the Clouds'; 'Gemini' Award nom [2006] & CSC Award nom [2006] for 'Black Widow'; CSC Award [2007] for 'The Wicker Man'.

Website: Paul Sarossy



 FILMS

1984

Frustration [?] ?; prod YU

1985

Inkwell [?] ?; prod YU

1986

Passion and Gasoline [Mark Forler] 16mm/?; short/20m; prod YU

1988

Revenge of the Radioactive Reporter [Craig Pryce] c

1988

Speaking Parts [Atom Egoyan] c

1989

Odyssey in August [Stephen Roscoe] 16mm/?; short/24m

1989

Terminal City Ricochet [Zale Dalen] c

1989

White Room [Patricia Rozema] c

1990

Masala [Srinivas Krishna] c

1990

The Adjuster [Atom Egoyan] p/c

1991

Montréal vu par… Six variations sur un même thème/Montreal Sextet/Montreal Stories [seg 'Vue d'ailleurs' dir by Denys Arcand] b&w-c; 6 seg; other ph: Éric Cayla, Pierre Mignot, Pierre Letarte, Guy Dufaux, Georges Dufaux & Jean Lépine

1991

Giant Steps [Richard Rose] c

1992

Twist [Ron Mann] b&w-c; mus doc/74m; addph; ph: Robert Fresco

1992

Love and Human Remains/Amour et restes humains [Denys Arcand] c; addph: Daniel Jobin

1993

Ordinary Magic/Ganesh [Giles Walker] c

1993

Exotica [Atom Egoyan] c; 2uc: Mark Willis

1994

Satie and Suzanne [Tim Southam] c; short/53m

1994

Blood & Donuts [Holly Dale] c; 2uc: Jonathan Freeman & Donna Mobbs

1995

(Stories from) The Land of Cain [Mark Wihak] c; short/25m; cph: M. Wihak

1995

Mariette in Ecstasy [John Bailey] c

1995 

Lulu [Srinivas Krishna] c

1996

Picture Perfect [Glenn Gordon Caron] c

1996

The Sweet Hereafter/De beaux lendemains [Atom Egoyan] p/c

1997

Affliction [Paul Schrader] c

1997

Jerry & Tom [Saul Rubinek] c

1997

Pete's Meteor [Joe O'Byrne] c

1998

Felicia's Journey [Atom Egoyan] p/c

1999

Duets [Bruce Paltrow] c

1999

Lakeboat [Joe Mantegna] c; + co-assoc prod

1999

X-Men [Bryan Singer] p/c; co-2uc; ph: Newton Thomas Sigel

2000

On the Nose/Delaney's Flutter [David Caffrey] c

2000

Paid in Full [Charles Stone III] c

2000

The Line [Atom Egoyan] c; short/3m30sec; ep of 'Preludes'-series (celebrating 25 years Toronto IFF)

2001

Ararat [Atom Egoyan] c

2001

Perfect Pie/La voie du destin [Barbara Willis Sweete] c

2002

The Snow Walker [Charles Martin Smith] s35/c; ph British Columbia; ph: David Connell

2003

Head in the Clouds [John Duigan] c

2003

Ripley Under Ground [Roger Spottiswoode] p/c

2004

The River King [Nick Willing] c; 2uc: Martin Kenzie

2004

Where the Truth Lies [Atom Egoyan] p/c

2005

Si j'était toi/The Secret [Vincent Perez] scope/c

2005

The Wicker Man [Neil LaBute] s35/c; 2uc: Andrew D. Wilson; uwph: Ian Seabrook

2006

One Way/Blaze [Reto Salimbeni] scope/c; ph New York/Vancouver: Christof Wahl

2006

Charlie Bartlett [Jon Poll] c

2006

All Hat [Leonard Farlinger] c

2007

The Deal/Start Shooting [Steven Schachter] c; 2uc: Eric Anderson

[Right] with dir Atom Egoyan - "Adoration"

2007

Adoration [Atom Egoyan] 35mm+mdv (Canon Optura 30)-to-35mm/c

2008

A Flesh Offering [Jeremy Torrie] c

2008

[Anton Chekhov's] The Duel [Dover Koshashvili] c

2008

The Flicker's Dance [Priyanka Kumar] pre-production

2008

Act of Dishonour [Nelofer Pazira] c

2009

Chloe [Atom Egoyan] s35-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: J.P. Locherer

2010

The Devil's Delight [David New] c; mus short/3m25s

2012

Devil's Knot [Atom Egoyan] HD/c

2013

The Captive/Queen of the Night [Atom Egoyan] HD (ARRI ALEXA)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Mark Willis


 TELEVISION

1991

Grand Larceny [Stephen Surjik] tvm

1994

Picture Windows [: Language of the Heart] [ep 'Soir blue' dir by Norman Jewison & 'Song of Songs' dir by Peter Bogdanovich] 6-part miniseries; other ph: Miroslaw Baszak (2 ep), Jamie Anderson (1 ep) & Seamus Deasy (1 ep)

1994

The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccomatios [Robert Sherrin] tvm

1995

Dark Eyes [Nancy Savoca] pilot/60m

1996

Mistrial [Heywood Gould] tvm

1996

A Portrait of Arshile [Atom Egoyan] tvm/5m; cph: A. Egoyan; ep BBC-tv series 'Picture House' (1997)

1998

Rocky Marciano [Charles Winkler] tvm

With dir Emilio Estevez [right] - "Rated X"

1999

Rated X [Emilio Estevez] tvm

2000

Krapp's Last Tape [Atom Egoyan] tvm/65m; lighting design; ph: Peter Mettler; ep 'Beckett On Film'-series

2002

No Night Is Too Long [Tom Shankland] tvm

"Soldier's Girl"

Photo by Russ Martin

2002

Soldier's Girl [Frank Pierson] tvm

2002

The Man Who Saved Christmas [Sturla Gunnarsson] tvm

2002

The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie [Paul Johansson] tvm

2003

Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart [Jason Ensler] tvm

2003

The Survivors Club [Christopher Leitch] tvm

2004

Suburban Madness [Robert Dornhelm] tvm

2005

Black Widow [David Mortin] tvm/b&w/50m

2005

Eight Days to Live/North of Hope [Norma Bailey] tvm

2007

Pictures of Hollis Woods [Tony Bill] tvm; ep #? 'Hallmark Hall of Fame'-series

2008

Abroad [Philip John] pilot/90m/HD

2008

The Listener [ep #3 'A Voice in the Dark' dir by Clément Virgo] 13-part series/RED, 2009; cph: David Greene; other ph: David Greene, David Moxness & Rudolf Blahacek

2009

Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town [Kelly Makin] 8-part series/RED, 2010; 2uc: Michael Spicer

2010

The Borgias [9 ep dir by Neil Jordan, Simon Cellan Jones, Jeremy Podeswa & John Maybury] 29-part series, 2011-13; 1st season/HD (Sony F35), 2011 (9 ep)

2011

The Borgias [10 ep dir by Neil Jordan, David Leland, John Maybury, Jon Amiel & Kari Skogland] 2nd season/HD (ARRI ALEXA + Canon EOS 5D & 7D + Drift HD)+35mm, 2012 (10 ep); see 2010

2012

Copper [10 ep dir by various] series/HD (ARRI ALEXA), 2012-present; 1st season, 2012 (10 ep); for BBC America

2012

The Borgias [ep #22-25, 28 & 29 dir by various] 3rd season/HD, 2013 (10 ep); other ph: Pierre Gill (2 ep) & David Johnson (2 ep); see 2010


 FILMS AS DIRECTOR

2001

Mr In-Between/The Killing Kind [feature] ph: Haris Zambarloukos