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Michael Barrett (cinematographer)

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Name  Michael Barrett
Role  Cinematographer
Books  London Past and Present

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Education  Columbia University (1996), University of California, Los Angeles (1992)
Awards  American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Movies of the Week/Mini-Series/Pilot (Network)
Nominations  American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series
Movies  A Million Ways to Die in the, Battle of the Year: The Drea, No Good Deed, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, A Very Harold & Kumar 3
Similar People  Wellesley Wild, Alec Sulkin, Walter Murphy, Aimee Lagos, Brin Hill

Michael Bradley Barrett (born May 28, 1970) is an American cinematographer. He is best known for his work on Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Ted.


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Life and career

Barrett was born in Riverside, California. In 1992, he met the cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa and talked to him about Figueroa's work for the 1947 film La perla. In the same year he started to study art history at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he took film classes. Afterwards he moved to New York City and studied film at the Columbia University. He shot first music videos and short films. For his thesis he chose Allen Daviau as his advisor. Daviau also recommended him for bigger projects.

Starting in 2001 Barrett worked for the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 2002 he received an ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in the category Movie of the Week or Pilot (Network) for his work on the CSI pilot Cross Jurisdictions.

Selected filmography

  • 1996: Ticket to Ride (short)
  • 1997: Face (short)
  • 1998: Cookin' (short)
  • 1998: Finding North
  • 1998: Safe Men
  • 1999: The Suburbans
  • 1999: Changing Directions (short)
  • 2000: Hide
  • 2000: 75 Degrees in July
  • 2001: The Atlantis Conspiracy (TV movie)
  • 2001: Happy Birthday
  • 2001: Skeletons in the Closet
  • 2001–2004: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series, 31 episodes)
  • 2002: The Perfect You
  • 2002: Lone Star State of Mind
  • 2002: Turn of Faith
  • 2004: CSI: Miami (TV series, five episodes)
  • 2005: Lucky 13
  • 2005: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • 2005: Goal!
  • 2005–2006: Close to Home (TV series, five episodes)
  • 2006: Bobby
  • 2008: The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
  • 2008: You Don't Mess with the Zohan
  • 2008: Prop 8 - The Musical (short)
  • 2008: Bedtime Stories
  • 2010: Takers
  • 2010: Everything Must Go
  • 2011: Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
  • 2011: Zookeeper
  • 2011: A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
  • 2012: Ted
  • 2013: Battle of the Year
  • 2014: About Last Night
  • 2014: A Million Ways to Die in the West
  • 2014: No Good Deed
  • 2015: Ted 2
  • 2017: The Life and Death of John Gotti
  • 2018: Nomis
  • References

    Michael Barrett (cinematographer) Wikipedia