Harris Savides

Birthday:

09/28/1957

Place of birth:

New York, New York, U.S.A.:

Biography:

Harris Savides (September 28, 1957 – October 9, 2012) was an American cinematographer. Notable films include Gus Van Sant's "young death" trilogy (Gerry, Elephant, and Last Days), and the Van Sant films Milk, Finding Forrester, and Restless; David Fincher's The Game, Zodiac, and the opening title sequence in Seven; Martin Scorsese's short film The Key to Reserva; Wong Kar Wai's short film The Follow; Ridley Scott's American Gangster; Woody Allen's Whatever Works; Sofia Coppola's Somewhere and The Bling Ring; Noah Baumbach's Greenberg and Margot at the Wedding; and John Turturro's Illuminata. Savides also won a "Best Cinematographer" New York Film Critics Circle award in 2003 for his cinematography work in Gerry and Elephant. Savides was also nominated five times for Best Cinematographer in the Independent Spirit Awards for his cinematography in Gerry, Elephant, Last Days, Milk and Greenberg. In 2007, Savides was nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Cinematography for Zodiac. In 2008, Savides was nominated for a BAFTA award for Best Cinematographer in American Gangster. In 2011, Savides was nominated for a Best Cinematography National Society of Film Critics Award for his cinematography work in Somewhere.


Film Credits

The Making of Last Days (2004)
as Himself
Saltlake Van Sant (2003)
as Himself
The Game (1997)
as Ankles
Se7en (1995)
as 911 Operator

Production Credits

The Bling Ring (2013)
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Restless (2011)
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Somewhere (2010)
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Greenberg (2010)
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Whatever Works (2009)
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Milk (2008)
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WALL·E (2008)
Thanks
The Key to Reserva (2007)
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American Gangster (2007)
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Margot at the Wedding (2007)
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Zodiac (2007)
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Last Days (2005)
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Birth (2004)
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Elephant (2003)
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Gerry (2002)
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The Follow (2001)
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Finding Forrester (2000)
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The Yards (2000)
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Illuminata (1998)
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The Game (1997)
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Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
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Four Boys in a Volvo (1996)
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Se7en (1995)
Additional Photography
Robbie Robertson: Going Home (1995)
Director of Photography
Cindy Crawford: The Next Challenge Workout (1993)
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Lake Consequence (1993)
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