Biography

Don Michael Burgess, ASC, (born May 28, 1956) is an American cinematographer who was nominated for the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography for Forrest Gump (1994), directed by frequent collaborator Robert Zemeckis. Burgess was Director of Photography for films including Cast Away (2000), Spider-Man (2002), The Polar Express (2004) Enchanted (2007), Source Code (2011), The Muppets (2011), The Conjuring 2 (2016), and Aquaman (2018). He studied at the ArtCenter College of Design in Los Angeles.

Don Michael Burgess, ASC, (born May 28, 1956) is an American cinematographer who was nominated for the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography for Forrest Gump (1994), directed by frequent collaborator Robert Zemeckis. Burgess was Director of Photography for films including Cast Away (2000), Spider-Man (2002), The Polar Express (2004) Enchanted (2007), Source Code (2011), The Muppets (2011), The Conjuring 2 (2016), and Aquaman (2018). He studied at the ArtCenter College of Design in Los Angeles.

Personal Info

Known For Camera

Gender Male

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1956-05-28

Place of Birth Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Also Known As

  • Don Michael Burgess
  • Mike Burgess
  • Michael Burgess

Camera TV ShowsMovies

2020 The Witches Director of Photography
2018 Aquaman Director of Photography
2018 The Christmas Chronicles Director of Photography
2017 Wonder Director of Photography
2016 Monster Trucks Director of Photography
2016 Allied Director of Photography
2016 The Conjuring 2 Director of Photography
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Camera Operator
2014 Muppets Most Wanted Director of Photography
2014 Divergent Camera Operator
2013 42 Director of Photography
2012 Flight Director of Photography
2012 The Avengers Additional Photography
2011 The Muppets Director of Photography
2011 Priest Director of Photography
2011 Source Code Director of Photography
2010 The Book of Eli Director of Photography
2009 Aliens in the Attic Director of Photography
2008 Fool's Gold Director of Photography
2007 Enchanted Director of Photography
2007 The Trap Director of Photography
2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend Director of Photography
2006 Eight Below Director of Photography
2004 Christmas with the Kranks Director of Photography
2004 The Polar Express Director of Photography
2004 13 Going on 30 Director of Photography
2003 Radio Director of Photography
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Director of Photography
2002 The Bourne Identity Additional Photography
2002 Spider-Man Director of Photography
2000 Cast Away Director of Photography
2000 What Lies Beneath Director of Photography
1998 Deep Impact Additional Camera
1997 Contact Director of Photography
1996 Executive Decision Additional Photography
1995 Forget Paris Director of Photography
1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h Director of Photography
1994 Forrest Gump Director of Photography
1993 Josh and S.A.M. Director of Photography
1992 Mo' Money Director of Photography
1992 Two-Fisted Tales Director of Photography
1989 Breaking Point Director of Photography
1989 Blind Fury Director of Photography
1989 Under the Boardwalk Director of Photography
1987 Summer Camp Nightmare Director of Photography
1987 Death Before Dishonor Director of Photography
1981 Happy Birthday to Me Camera Operator

Acting

2015 Skateboarding's First Wave as Himself

Crew

2019 Sextuplets Cinematography

Directing

2015 Skateboarding's First Wave Director

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