Cary Joji Fukunaga

Birthday:

07/10/1977

Place of birth:

Oakland, California, USA:

Biography:

Cary Joji Fukunaga is an American film director, writer, and cinematographer. He is known for writing and directing the 2009 film "Sin Nombre", the 2011 film "Jane Eyre", and for directing and executive producing the first season of the HBO series "True Detective", for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series. He has received acclaim for the 2015 war drama "Beasts of No Nation", in which Fukunaga was writer, director, producer, and cinematographer. Fukunaga lives in New York City. Fukunaga has lived in France, Japan, and Mexico City. He is fluent in French and Spanish. He counts screenwriter Naomi Foner as a mentor. He has received several grants, including a USA Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, the John H. Johnson Film Award / Princess Grace Foundation Fellowship, and a Katrin Cartlidge Foundation bursary.


Film Credits

Passion Project (2021)
as Self
Being James Bond (2021)
as (archive footage)
Lovesong (2017)
as Dean

Production Credits

No Time to Die (2021)
Director
No Time to Die (2021)
Screenplay
No Time to Die (2021)
Story
Joe Bell (2021)
Producer
It (2017)
Screenplay
Thumper (2017)
Executive Producer
Little Boxes (2017)
Executive Producer
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
Director
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
Screenplay
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
Director of Photography
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
Producer
Sleepwalking in the Rift (2012)
Director
Sleepwalking in the Rift (2012)
Producer
Jane Eyre (2011)
Director
Chinatown Film Project (2009)
Director
Sin nombre (2009)
Director
Sin nombre (2009)
Screenplay
Sikumi (On the Ice) (2008)
Director of Photography
Two Men (2005)
Director of Photography
Victoria para Chino (2004)
Director
Victoria para Chino (2004)
Writer
Victoria para Chino (2004)
Executive Producer
Tokyo Ghost ()
Director
Tokyo Ghost ()
Producer