#1: From the doc "Cinematographer Style" [2005]

#2: [Right] with dir Kasi Lemmons

 

   


AMY VINCENT   ASC

 

Born: 1959, Boston, Mass., USA, as Amelia Vincent.

Education: University of California, Santa Cruz [1977-83; Theatre Arts & Film]; American Film Institute [AFI] [1990-92; Cinematography].

Career: Her first industry job was in the archive dept at Warner Bros. Became an assistant [sound] editor. In 1987 she earned an internship in the camera dept at Warner Bros and became a member of the union [ICG Local 600]. 'I came up in a very old school way - interning in the camera department, loading, assisting, and operating with people like John Lindley, Bob Richardson, Bill Pope. I didn't even realize how much I learned from those guys until I finally got to shoot a film myself.'

Also active as theatrical lighting designer.

Member of the ASC since 2002.

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

Awards: Golden Satellite Award nom [1998] for 'Eve's Bayou'; Women in Film 'Kodak Vision Award' [2001]; Sundance FF 'Cinematography Award' [2005] for 'Hustle & Flow'.

Website: Amelia Vincent


 

 FILMS

199?

No Salita [Bill Birrel] [Bill Birrel] ?

1994

Two Over Easy [Stephen T. Kay] c; short/23m; 2uc: Samuel V. Ameen; also ep of Showtime-tv '30-Minute Movie' series

1995

The Party Favor [Lisa Udelson] c; short/21m

1995

Tuesday Morning Ride [Dianne Houston] c; short/35m; 2uc: Geary McLeod

1995

Death In Venice, CA [P. David Ebersole] c; short/30m; prod AFI; also part of comp 'Boys in Love' (1996)

1995

Animal Room [Craig Singer] c

1997

Eve's Bayou [Kasi Lemmons] c; 2uc Louisiana: Philip C. Pfeiffer; efx ph: Bruce Manning

1997

Dr. Hugo [Kasi Lemmons] c; short/30m

1997

Way Past Cool [Adam Davidson] c

1997

Some Girl/Girl Talk/Men [Rory Kelly] c

1998

Jawbreaker [Darren Stein] c; 2uc: David DuBois

1998

Walking Across Egypt [Arthur Allan Seidelman] c

1999

Kin [Elaine Proctor] p/c; 2uc: Harmon Cusack

2000

The Caveman's Valentine/The Sign of the Killer [Kasi Lemmons] c

2002

Biker Boyz [Reggie Rock Bythewood] c; 2uc; ph: Greg Gardiner

2003

Home of Phobia/Freshman Orientation [Ryan Shiraki] c; 2uc: Michael Applebaum

2003

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events [Brad Silberling (replaced Barry Sonnenfeld)] s35-to-35mm/c; addph 2u; ph: Emmanuel Lubezki

2004

Oceanside [P. David Ebersole] pre-production; in development since 2001; status unknown

2004

Hustle & Flow [Craig Brewer] s16-35bu/c

2004

Bewitched [Nora Ephron (replaced Ted Bessell, who died)] c; 2uc; ph: John Lindley

 

With dir Kirby Dick - "This Film Is Not Yet Rated"

 

2005

This Film Is Not Yet Rated [Kirby Dick] dv-to-35mm/c; doc/97m; cph: Shana Hagan, Kirsten Johnson, a.o.

2005

Black Snake Moan [Craig Brewer] s35/c

2006

The Good Life [Stephen Berra] p/c; addph; ph: Patrice Lucien Cochet

2006

Mr. Brooks [Bruce A. Evans] c; 2uc; ph: John Lindley

2007

Eulogy for Jack [Harold Einstein] c; short/10m

2008

Quit [Dick Rude] HD/c; addph; ph: Tom Richmond

2009

The Experiment [Paul Scheuring] s35+RED-to-? (scope)/b&w-c; ph India: Vikram Shrivastava; splinter unit ph: Daniel Nichols; remake of 'Das Experiment' (2000, Oliver Hirschbiegel; ph: Rainer Klausmann)

2009

Zookeeper [Frank Coraci] HD (Genesis)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc; ph: Michael Barrett

2009

Manson Girls [Matthew Bright (was replaced by Susanna Lo)] announced as doph, but film will be ph by Russ Lyster; the trailer has already been shot (2011) and main shooting will begin once additional funding is complete; status unknown

2010

Abduction [John Singleton] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; addph; ph: Peter Menzies Jr.

2010

Footloose [Craig Brewer] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Patrick Capone; remake of film (1983, Herbert Ross; ph: Ric Waite)

2014

Sinister 2 [Ciarán Foy] HD (ARRI ALEXA Plus 4:3/scope)+16mm-to-D-Cinema (scope)/c; ph Los Angeles (reshoots April-May 2015): Brandon Cox; uncred aph: Richard Roles

2016

Bonds/Project Broken Rose/11.11 [J.R. Niles] c

 

 TELEVISION

1999

Freedom Song [Phil Alden Robinson] tvm/b&w-c/s16; 2uc (+ 2ud): John Lindley

2005

Campus Confidential [Melanie Mayron] tvm; 2uc: Michael Applebaum

2006

Daddy's Girl [Reggie Rock Bythewood & Norman Maake] doc/90m; addph: Natalie Haarhoff; for TV One

2008

True Blood [ep #6 'Cold Ground' dir by Nick Gomez] 80-part series, 2008-14; 1st season, 2008 (12 ep); other ph: 'Checco' Varese & Matthew Jensen

2008

Eastbound & Down [ep #1 'Chapter 1: Career Errors' dir by Jody Hill] 29-part series, 2009-13; 1st season, 2009 (6 ep); other ph: Tim Orr

2011

Hail Mary [Brad Silberling] pilot/HD; 2uc: Marc Dobiecki; for CBS-tv

2013

Wayward Pines [pilot 'Where Paradise Is Home' dir by M. Night Shyamalan & ep #2 'Do Not Discuss Your Life Before' dir by Charlotte Sieling] series/HD, 2015-present; 1st season, 2015 (10 ep); other ph: Jim Denault (6 ep) & Gregory Middleton (ep #3-4); filmed 2013-14

2015

Downward Dog [Michael Killen] pilot/HD (ARRI ALEXA Mini); for ABC-tv

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

1984

Missing in Action [Joseph Zito] co-asst sound ed; ph: João Fernandes

1984

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning/Battle Rage [Lance Hool] co-asst sound ed; ph: Jorge Stahl Jr.

1984

American Ninja/American Warrior/American Fighter [Sam Firstenberg] co-asst sound efx ed; ph: Hanania Baer

1985

Rappin' [Joel Silberg] co-sound ed; ph: David Gurfinkel

1985

Invasion U.S.A. [Joseph Zito] co-sound ed; ph: João Fernandes

1985

Rainbow War [Bob Rogers; short] sound efx; ph: Reed Smoot

1985

Stand by Me [Rob Reiner] asst sound ed; ph: Thomas Del Ruth

1985

Nothing in Common [Garry Marshall] asst sound ed; ph: John Alonzo

1986

The Bedroom Window [Curtis Hanson] co-asst sound ed; ph: Gilbert Taylor

1987

The Serpent and the Rainbow [Wes Craven] co-sound ed; ph: John Lindley

1987

And God Created Woman [Roger Vadim] prod asst; ph: Stephen M. Katz

1987

Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers/Hollywood Hookers [Fred Olen Ray] 2nd c.asst; ph: Scott Ressler

1987

18 Again! [Paul Flaherty] 2nd c.asst 2nd cam; ph: Stephen M. Katz

1988

Eyes of an Angel/The Tender [Robert Harmon] 2nd c.asst addph II; addph II: Alexander Gruszynski; ph: Theo van de Sande

1988

Dead Solid Perfect [Bobby Roth; tvm] 2nd c.asst; ph: Timothy Suhrstedt

1988

Who's Harry Crumb? [Paul Flaherty] 2nd c.asst Los Angeles; ph: Stephen M. Katz

1988

Ginger Ale Afternoon [Rafal Zielinski] 2nd c.asst; ph: Yuri Neyman

1988

Heathers/Fatal Game/Lethal Attraction [Michael Lehmann] uncred 2nd c.asst; ph: Francis Kenny

1988

Why Me? [Gene Quintano] co-2nd c.asst; ph: Peter Deming

1989

Vital Signs [Marisa Silver] 2nd c.asst; ph: John Lindley

1989

[William Peter Blatty's ] The Exorcist III [: Legion] [William Peter Blatty] co-c.asst Los Angeles; ph Los Angeles.: Jacek Laskus; ph: Gerry Fisher

1989

By Dawn's Early Light/Red Alert [Jack Sholder; tvm] 2nd c.asst; ph: Alexander Gruszynski

1989

Freeway Maniac/Breakdown [Paul Winters] co-c.asst; ph: Ronald Vidor

1990

Little Man Tate [Jodie Foster] 2nd c.asst; ph: Mike Southon

1990

Dying Young/The Choice of Love [Joel Schumacher] c.asst; ph: Juan Ruiz Anchía

1991

Cast a Deadly Spell [Martin Campbell; tvm] 1st c.asst 2u; ph: Alexander Gruszynski

1991

Father of the Bride [Charles Shyer] 2nd c.asst; ph: John Lindley

1991

Sneakers [Phil Alden Robinson] 2nd c.asst; ph: John Lindley

1992

Fire in the Sky [Robert Lieberman] 2nd c.asst; ph: Bill Pope

1993

Natural Born Killers [Oliver Stone] 2nd c.asst; ph: Robert Richardson

1994

Clueless/I Was a Teenage Teenager/No Worries [Amy Heckerling] uncred add c.op; ph: Bill Pope

1995

Feeling Minnesota [Steven Baigelman] c.op; ph: Walt Lloyd

1996

Gridlock'd [Vondie Curtis-Hall] c.op; ph: Bill Pope

1997

Pleasantville [Gary Ross] co-c.op; ph: John Lindley

2003

I Heart Huckabees/I Love Huckabees [David O. Russell] co-c.op 'b' cam; ph: Peter Deming

2013

A Million Ways to Die in the West [Seth MacFarlane] co-c.op 'c' cam; ph: Michael Barrett