#1: [Right] - "The Bourne Ultimatum" [2006]

#2: ? - c.op Jan de Bont - OW - dir René Daalder - "De blanke slavin" [1969]

 

   


OLIVER WOOD

 

Born: ?, London, UK.

Career: Ph commercials dir by Bruce Dorn, Jokim Eliasson, Bob Giraldi, James Haworth, Jim Johnstone, John O'Hagan, Rupert Wainwright, Harald Zwart, a.o. Ph music videos.

Awards: BAFTA Film Award nom [2007] for 'The Bourne Ultimatum'.


 

 FILMS

1967

Popdown [Fred Marshall] c; short/54m

 

 

1969

The Honeymoon Killers/The Lonely Hearts Killers [Leonard Kastle (replaced Donald Volkman & Martin Scorsese)] b&w

1969

De blanke slavin/Intriges van een decadente zonderling/The White Slave [René Daalder] c

1970

Free [Bert Tenzer] b&w-c; concert film/80m; cph: Tony Mitchell; re-edited in 1977 as 'The Day the Music Died'

1977

Danny [Gene Feldman] c

1978

Feedback [Bill Doukas] c

1978

Mademoiselle/Silhouettes [Giuseppe Murolo] c; 2uc New York; ph: Roberto D'Ettorre Piazzoli

1979

Don't Go in the House [Joseph Ellison] c

1980

Maya [Ágúst Ágústsson] c

1981

Q/The Winged Serpent [Larry Cohen] c; co-addph; ph: Fred Murphy

1982

In Our Hands [Robert Richter & Stanley Warnow] 16mm/c; doc/90m; cph: Steven Fierberg, Ed Lachman, Thomas Sigel, Richard Leacock, Buddy Squires, Phil Parmet, a.o.

1983

The Returning/Witch Doctor [Joel Bender] c; released in 1990

1983

One or the Other [Nicholas Hondrogen] c; short/16m

1983

Alphabet City [Amos Poe] c

1984

The Sex O'Clock News [Romano Vanderbes] c; cph: Robert Megginson

1984

Death of an Angel [Petru Popescu] c; 2uc; ph: Fred Murphy

1984

Neon Maniacs [Joseph Mangine] c; cph: J. Mangine

1985

Joey [Joseph Ellison] c

1985

Rappin' [Joel Silberg] c; co-2uc; ph: David Gurfinkel

1985

Seven Minutes in Heaven [Linda Feferman] c; co-2uc; ph: Steven Fierberg

1985

Hoosiers/Best Shot [David Anspaugh] c; 2uc; ph: Fred Murphy

1986

Quiet Cool [Clay Borris] c; ph New York; ph: Jacques Haitkin

1986

Nasty Hero [Nick Barwood] c; 2uc: Henry Lynk

1989

The Adventures of Ford Fairlane [Renny Harlin] p/c; addph: Howard Block

1989

Die Hard 2/Die Hard 2 - Die Harder [Renny Harlin] p/c; 2uc: Frank Holgate; vfx ph: Kim Marks

1990

Mystery Date/Just Another Night [Jonathan Wacks] c

1991

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey [Peter Hewitt] c

1991

MC Hammer: Hammerin' Home - The Legit Hits [Rupert Wainwright] c/V; collection of 8 music videos: 'Too Legit to Quit 1', 'Addams Groove', 'Do Not Pass Me By', 'This Is the Way We Roll', 'Good to Go', 'Gaining Momentum', 'Count It Off' & 'Too Legit to Quit 2'

1992

For Love or Money/The Concierge [Barry Sonnenfeld] c

1992

Rudy [David Anspaugh] c

1993

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit [Bill Duke] c; 2uc: Glenn Kershaw

1993

Terminal Velocity [Deran Sarafian] p/c; addph: Charles Minsky; land based 2uc (+ main unit c.op 'a' cam): Bill Roe; aph: Frank Holgate & Donald M. Morgan; aph add 2u: Norman Kent; miniature unit ph: William Neil; blue screen unit ph: Chuck Schuman

1994

Mr. Holland's Opus [Stephen Herek] p/c

1994

Cutthroat Island [Renny Harlin] O. Wood broke his ankle on the set and was replaced by Peter Levy

1995

Broken Arrow [John Woo] was approached about shooting the prod, but his broken ankle made it impossible ('On crutches, I hobbled into a pre-production meeting, and John just smiled and said, 'Maybe next time.''); film was ph by Lloyd Ahern II & Peter Levy

1995

2 Days in the Valley [John Herzfeld] p/c; 2uc: Michael Benson

1995

Celtic Pride [Tom DeCerchio] c

1996

Switchback/Going West in America [Jeb Stuart] p/c; 2uc: Michael Benson & Steve Yaconelli

1996

Face / Off [John Woo] p/c; 2uc: Gary Capo; vfx ph: Allen Blaisdell; filmed 1996-97

1997

Mighty Joe Young/Mighty Joe [Ron Underwood] c; cph: Don Peterman (had an accident and was replaced by O. Wood); 2uc: Keith Peterman; miniature ph: Scott Beattie; vfx ph: Alex Funke & Gary Palmer; remake of film (1947-48, Ernest B. Schoedsack; ph: J. Roy Hunt)

 

[Right] with Jonathan Mostow - "U-571"

Photo by Mario Tursi

 

1998

U-571 [Jonathan Mostow] s35/c; 2uc: Rexford Metz; vfx ph: Mario Bagnato

2000

The Adventures of Pluto Nash [Ron Underwood] c; 2uc Los Angeles: Dean Semler

2000

The Bourne Identity [Doug Liman] s35/c; addph: Don Burgess & Daniel Mindel; 2uc: Jean-Claude Thibaut & Alexander Witt; replaced ph Benoît Delhomme

2001

National Security [Dennis Dugan] c; 2uc: Don McCuaig; aph: Stan McClain

2001

I Spy [Betty Thomas] c; 2uc: Jan Kiesser (Budapest) & William H. Burton; aph: John Marzano & Phil Pastuhov; filmed 2001-02

2002

Freaky Friday [Mark S. Waters] c; 2nd cinematographer: John J. Connor; new version of films (1976 & 1995)

2003

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed [Raja Gosnell] c; 2uc: Brian Pearson

 

"The Bourne Supremacy"

 

2003

The Bourne Supremacy [Paul Greengrass] s35/c; 2uc: Mitchell Amundsen; addph: Jens Geibel; aph: Brian Heller & Jeremy Braben; uwph: Mike Valentine

2004

Fantastic Four [Tim Story] s35/c; 2uc: Larry Blanford

2005

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby [Adam McKay] s35/c; 2uc: Igor Meglic

2005

Breach [Billy Ray] c; uncred reshoots ph; ph: Tak Fujimoto

2006

The Bourne Ultimatum [Paul Greengrass] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Steve Parker; 2uc New York: Igor Meglic; 2uc Morocco: Mark Moriarty; add 2uc UK: Shaun O'Dell; aph: Jeremy Braben; 'The position of the director of photography nowadays is more that of an organizer and administrator. I'm brought into discussions very early on, and I go on prep whenever possible. But during shooting I might have to leave the set to prepare other stages, and I need to know I can rely on excellent A-camera operators who can run the camera department while I'm gone.' On 'The Bourne Ultimatum', as on 'The Bourne Supremacy', Oliver Wood’s right-hand men were A-camera operator Klemens Becker and B-camera operator Florian Emmerich. [From the ASC website.]

2007

Step Brothers [Adam McKay] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; addph: Todd SanSone; 2uc: David Stump

2008

Surrogates [Jonathan Mostow] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Igor Meglic; aph 2u: Steve Koster

2009

The Other Guys [Adam McKay] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Paul Hughen; aph: Kurt Soderling; vfx ph: Martin Rosenberg; + small part

2009

Battle: Los Angeles/World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles [Jonathan Liebesman] s35+HD (Sony PMW-EX3)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; uncred addph; ph: Lukas Ettlin

2009

Little Fockers/Meet the Fockers Sequel [Paul Weitz] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; addph; ph: Remi Adefarasin

2010

The Town [Ben Affleck] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; uncred addph (reshoots); ph: Robert Elswit (2009)

2011

Safe House [Daniel Espinosa] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc (+ 2ud): Alexander Witt; uncred addph (reshoots): Salvatore Totino

2011

Wrath of the Titans [Jonathan Liebesman] s35+RED Epic-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema [also 3-D version] & IMAX-70bu)/c; addph (reshoots); ph: Ben Davis

2012

2 Guns [Baltasar Kormákur] p+HD (Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2/p)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Duane Manwiller (New Orleans) & Peter Menzies Jr. (Los Angeles); aph (New Mexico): Ron Goodman

2013

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues [Adam McKay] HD (ARRI ALEXA)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; cph: Patrick Capone; uwph: Peter Zuccarini

2013

Child 44 [Daniel Espinosa] Hawk Scope/c; replaced ph Philippe Rousselot during filming; 2uc: Florian Emmerich; aph: Martin Sácha

2014

The Brothers Grimsby/Grimsby [Louis Leterrier] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT + Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2)/c; 2uc: Fraser Taggart

2015

Ben-Hur [Timur Bekmambetov] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT Plus + GoPro)-to-D-Cinema (scope [also 3-D version])/c; 2uc: Fraser Taggart

2015

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back [Edward Zwick] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; ph Washington D.C.: Bruce Dickson; 2uc (New Orleans): Andrew Rowlands; aph (Washington D.C.): David B. Nowell; filmed 2015-16

2016

Holmes and Watson [Etan Cohen] HD/c; 2uc: Fraser Taggart; filmed 2016-17

2017

Equalizer 2 [Antoine Fuqua] c

 

 TELEVISION

1984

City Boy [Bob Giraldi] tvm

1986

Miami Vice [14 ep dir by various] 114-part series 1984-89; 3rd season, 1986-87 (24 ep); other ph: Tom Priestley Jr.

1987

Miami Vice [21 ep dir by various] 4th season, 1987-88 (22 ep); other ph: Michael McGowan; see 1986

1988

Miami Vice [18 ep dir by various] 5th season, 1988-89 & 1990 (21 ep); other ph: Michael McGowan & Victor Hammer; see 1986

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

1968

A Little of What You Fancy [Robert Webb; mus doc] co-c.asst; ph: Richard Bayley, Ron Granville & Ousama Rawi

1984

Body Rock [Marcelo Epstein] co-c.op addph New York; addph: Ed Lachman & Burleigh Wartes; ph: Robby Müller

1994

Cutthroat Island [Renny Harlin] thanks; ph: Peter Levy; see Films