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Bradford Young

Best known as a Cinematographer based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $275,722,618 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #262)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Arrival (Cinematographer), Selma (Cinematographer), Pawn Sacrifice (Cinematographer), Pariah (Cinematographer), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (Cinematographer)
Most productive collaborators: Amy Adams, Denis Villeneuve, Jeremy Renner, Eric Heisserer, Forest Whitaker

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In Technical RolesCinematographer7$156,457,324$119,265,294$275,722,618

2016 - Awards Season - And the Oscar Goes to... La La Land Moonlight!

February 26th, 2017


It’s Oscar night and we were live blogging the show. Read on the the highlights of what turned out to be a crazy night. More...

2016 - Awards Season: Oscars - Nominations - Final Look

February 26th, 2017

La La Land

It’s Oscar night and we will be live blogging the show. Before that, let’s take a last look at the nominations with a few annotations. Nominees in italics are those that have received the most votes from our readers so far in our Oscar contest (which is open to new entries until noon, Pacific, today—enter now!). Bold films are those films I think will win. Meanwhile, those that are Underlined are those I want to win. Not all categories have underlined nominees, because not all categories have someone I’m cheering for, or because there are two nominees I couldn’t pick between. More...

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: BAFTA - Nominations

January 11th, 2017

La La Land

The BAFTA nominations were announced and it should come as no surprise what film lead the way... La La Land with 11 nominations, Nocturnal Animals and Arrival are tied for second with nine nominations a piece. More...

2014 - Awards Season: Independent Spirit Awards - Nominations

December 6th, 2014

Birdman poster

The Independent Spirit Awards nominations were announced last week and I'm getting to them a little late, because I needed to organize the whole Awards Season stories. Firstly, I've decided to use the year the movies were released not the year the awards are handed out, unlike what we did last year. This means both will have 2014 as the year. Not ideal, but it is better to fix the mistake now than carry on making it. Secondly, the headlines are just going to be the name of the Awards and either nominations or winners. This will make it easier for readers to find later on. As for the Independent Spirit Awards nominations, Birdman led the way with 6 nods, while Boyhood, Nightcrawler, and Selma were right behind with 5 each.


Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
11/11/2016 Arrival Director of Photography $100,546,139 $102,632,733 $203,178,872
9/16/2015 Pawn Sacrifice Director of Photography $2,436,308 $1,249,163 $3,685,471
1/9/2015 Selma Director of Photography $52,076,908 $14,700,000 $66,776,908
8/16/2013 Ain't Them Bodies Saints Director of Photography $391,611 $683,398 $1,075,009
10/12/2012 Middle of Nowhere Director of Photography $236,806 $0 $236,806
4/27/2012 Restless City Cinematographer $0 $0 $0
12/28/2011 Pariah Cinematographer $769,552 $0 $769,552
Movies: 7Totals:$156,457,324$119,265,294$275,722,618