Biography

Lance Acord (born September 9, 1964) is an American cinematographer.

Acord was born in Fresno County, California. He attended Sir Francis Drake High School's School Within A School (S.W.A.S.) program and went on to study photography and filmmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute. He began his professional career with photographer/filmmaker Bruce Weber. Together they made documentaries, commercials and music videos.

His breakthrough in the MTV music videos world came when director Stéphane Sednaoui offered him to work on Björk's Big Time Sensuality. Acord continued to work extensively in the commercials and music videos mediums. He earned the MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Fatboy Slim’s “Weapon of Choice”, which featured Christopher Walken and was directed by Spike Jonze. He also worked with R.E.M. on a regular basis.

Lance Acord (born September 9, 1964) is an American cinematographer.

Acord was born in Fresno County, California. He attended Sir Francis Drake High School's School Within A School (S.W.A.S.) program and went on to study photography and filmmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute. He began his professional career with photographer/filmmaker Bruce Weber. Together they made documentaries, commercials and music videos.

His breakthrough in the MTV music videos world came when director Stéphane Sednaoui offered him to work on Björk's Big Time Sensuality. Acord continued to work extensively in the commercials and music videos mediums. He earned the MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Fatboy Slim’s “Weapon of Choice”, which featured Christopher Walken and was directed by Spike Jonze. He also worked with R.E.M. on a regular basis.

Personal Info

Known For Camera

Gender Male

Known Credits 26

Birthday 1964-09-09

Place of Birth Fresno, California, USA

Official Site http://www.parkpictures.com/lance-acord

Also Known As

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Camera TV ShowsMovies

2014 God's PocketDirector of Photography
2013 HerAdditional Photography
2013 Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis"Camera Operator
2013 Wild in the StreetsDirector of Photography
2012 Robot & Frank"B" Camera Operator
2009 Where the Wild Things AreDirector of Photography
2006 Marie AntoinetteDirector of Photography
2003 Lost in TranslationCamera Operator
2003 Lost in TranslationDirector of Photography
2002 Adaptation.Director of Photography
2002 The Dangerous Lives of Altar BoysDirector of Photography
1999 Being John MalkovichDirector of Photography
1998 Lick the StarDirector of Photography
1998 Buffalo '66Director of Photography
1998 Amarillo By MorningDirector of Photography

Production

2018 An Evening with Beverly Luff LinnExecutive Producer
2018 The SentenceExecutive Producer
2017 The HeroExecutive Producer
2016 Other PeopleExecutive Producer
2015 Cop CarExecutive Producer
2014 God's PocketProducer
2012 Robot & FrankProducer

Directing

Racing DreamsDirector
2017 The WolfDirector
2004 The Very Best of Sheryl Crow: The VideosDirector

Crew

2001 Southlander: Diary of a Desperate MusicianCinematography
1997 How They Get ThereCinematography

Acting

2009 Collaborators
2004 Lost on Location: Behind the Scenes of 'Lost in Translation' as Himself

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