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James Laxton

Best known as a Cinematographer based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $25,716,119 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #611)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Moonlight (Cinematographer), Tusk (Cinematographer), For a Good Time, Call (Cinematographer), Adult World (Cinematographer), Bad Milo (Cinematographer)
Most productive collaborators: Naomie Harris, Berry Jenkins, Andre Holland, Mahershala Ali, Tarell McCraney

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Box Office
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In Technical RolesCinematographer9$23,763,065$1,953,054$25,716,119

2016 Awards Season: Oscar Nominations

January 24th, 2017

La La Land

The Oscar nominations were announced starting at 5:18 am Pacific time. Nothing is good that early in the morning. Worse still, it’s a boring year for nominations with very few surprises worth talking about, especially in the biggest categories. Leading the way was La La Land with 14 nominations, tying the record. More...

2016 - Awards Season: Independent Spirit Awards - Nominations

November 23rd, 2016


The Independent Spirit Awards nominations were announced last night and thus the 2016 Awards Season begins. There were a few surprises and some snubs to discuss, but for the most part, there’s not a lot nominations that broke the established narrative. It’s because there isn’t really an established narrative. This means films that earn nominations here have a much better chance of doing well going forward and Moonlight looks like it could rise up as a result. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
10/21/2016 Moonlight Cinematographer $20,623,395 $1,816,516 $22,439,911
9/2/2016 Yoga Hosers Director of Photography $0 $2,199 $2,199
10/17/2014 Camp X-Ray Director of Photography $9,837 $0 $9,837
9/19/2014 Tusk Director of Photography $1,821,983 $0 $1,821,983
6/6/2014 The Moment Cinematographer $0 $0 $0
2/14/2014 Adult World Director of Photography $19,731 $0 $19,731
10/4/2013 Bad Milo Director of Photography $19,613 $0 $19,613
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots Cinematographer $16,757 $0 $16,757
8/31/2012 For a Good Time, Call Director of Photography $1,251,749 $134,339 $1,386,088
Movies: 9Totals:$23,763,065$1,953,054$25,716,119