Profile: Greig Fraser/ Cinematographer/ Zero Dark Thirty

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Following a remarkable career as a stills photographer, Greig began working as a cinematographer with the highly acclaimed production company Exit Films. During his time there, Greig was responsible for defining the unique visual look behind many of Exit Films’ award winning productions. Major national and international TVC campaigns, a number of acclaimed music videos, and long form works including the documentary P.I.N.S. (MIFF, 2001) for director Garth Davis.Greig shot the feature film OUT OF THE BLUE for director Robert Sarkies and producers Tim White and Steven O'Meagher, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival; and the short film CROSSBOW, for writer/director David Michôd. Following this, Greig shot THE LADY BUG, a short film directed by Jane Campion for the 60th Cannes Film Festival anniversary, as part of a cinema collective directed by previous Palme d’Or winners. Other recent credits include the short film NEVERLAND DWARF for director David Michôd; SPIDER for director/actor Joel Edgerton and 2nd unit Director of Photography for Baz Luhrmann’s feature film AUSTRALIA . Collaborated again with Jane Campion, shooting her highly acclaimed feature film BRIGHT STAR in London . Following on from this, Greig shot Glendyn Ivin’s first feature film, LAST RIDE; he collaborated with Scott Hicks, shooting his feature THE BOYS ARE BACK, starring Clive Owen and shot the highly anticipated film LET ME IN, with director Matt Reeves, which premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. Greig kicked off 2012 shooting Kathryn Bigelow’s feature about Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan called ZERO DARK THIRTY. Prior to this Greig shot SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN for director Rupert Sanders and KILLING THEM SOFTLY with director Andrew Dominik. His next project is with director Bennet Miller, FOX CATCHER. You can email your questions to Link: Follow us on Twitter @123Film