Ellen Kuras

Director · Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 49
Ellen Kuras is an American cinematographer whose body of work includes narrative and documentary films, music videos and commercials in both the studio and independent worlds. One of few female members of the American Society of Cinematographers, she is a pioneer best known for her work in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). read more

Ellen Kuras is an American cinematographer whose body of work includes narrative and documentary films, music videos and commercials in both the studio and independent worlds. One of few female members of the American Society of Cinematographers, she is a pioneer best known for her work in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). She has collaborated with directors such as Michel Gondry, Spike Lee, Sam Mendes, Jim Jarmusch, Rebecca Miller, Martin Scorsese and more. She is the three-time winner of the Award for Excellence in Dramatic Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival, for her films Personal Velocity: Three Portraits, Angela and Swoon, which was her first dramatic feature after getting her start in political documentaries.

Born

Friday, 10 July 1959

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Producer Filmography

Catch-22 2019
The Betrayal 2008
P.O.V. 1988
2018 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program Won
2010 Emmy Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking Won
2009 Oscar Best Documentary, Features Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for Non-Fiction Programming Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming Nominated
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