Don Burgess (I)

Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Forrest Gump (1994) | Contact (1997) | Cast Away (2000)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 nominations More »
AKA 
Don Michael Burgess
BORN 
May 28, 1956 (age 62)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for AquamanAquaman Cinematographer  Less 2018 $160MM Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (70 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for WonderWonder Director Of Photography  Less 2017 $20MM $132MM / $300MM
  • Primary photo for Same Kind of Different as MeSame Kind of Different as Me Cinematographer  Less 2017 $15MM $6.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Monster TrucksMonster Trucks Director Of Photography  Less 2016 $125MM $33MM / $64MM
  • Primary photo for AlliedAllied Director Of Photography  Less 2016 $85MM $40MM / $109MM
  • Primary photo for The Conjuring 2The Conjuring 2 Cinematographer  Less 2016 $40MM $102MM / $320MM
  • Primary photo for Ted 2Ted 2 Director Of Photography (Additional Photography)  Less 2015 $68MM $81MM / $216MM
  • Primary photo for Skateboarding's First WaveSkateboarding's First Wave (Short) Director, Producer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for DivergentDivergent Additional Director Of Photography (Los Angeles)  Less 2014 $85MM $151MM / $289MM
  • Primary photo for Muppets Most WantedMuppets Most Wanted Director Of Photography  Less 2014 $50MM $51MM / $80MM
  • Primary photo for 4242 Director Of Photography  Less 2013 $40MM $95MM / —
  • Primary photo for FlightFlight Director Of Photography  Less 2012 $31MM $94MM / $162MM
  • Primary photo for The MuppetsThe Muppets Director Of Photography  Less 2011 $45MM $89MM / $165MM
  • Primary photo for PriestPriest Director Of Photography  Less 2011 $60MM $29MM / $78MM
  • Primary photo for Source CodeSource Code Director Of Photography  Less 2011 $32MM $55MM / $147MM
  • Primary photo for The Book of EliThe Book of Eli Director Of Photography  Less 2010 $80MM $95MM / $157MM
  • Primary photo for Aliens in the AtticAliens in the Attic Director Of Photography  Less 2009 $45MM $25MM / $58MM
  • Primary photo for El PandaEl Panda (Short) Grateful Thanks  Less 2009 BRL 3K
  • Primary photo for Fool's GoldFool's Gold Cinematographer  Less 2008 $70MM $70MM / $111MM
  • Primary photo for EnchantedEnchanted Director Of Photography  Less 2007 $85MM $128MM / $340MM
  • Primary photo for The TrapThe Trap (Short) Director Of Photography  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Why O'SeaWhy O'Sea Cinematographer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for My Super Ex-GirlfriendMy Super Ex-Girlfriend Cinematographer  Less 2006 $30MM $23MM / $38MM
  • Primary photo for Eight BelowEight Below Director Of Photography  Less 2006 $40MM $82MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for Christmas with the KranksChristmas with the Kranks Director Of Photography  Less 2004 $60MM $74MM / $97MM
  • Primary photo for The Polar ExpressThe Polar Express Director Of Photography  Less 2004 $165MM $183MM / $308MM
  • Primary photo for 13 Going on 3013 Going on 30 Director Of Photography  Less 2004 $37MM $57MM / $39MM
  • Primary photo for RadioRadio Director Of Photography  Less 2003 $35MM $52MM / —
  • Primary photo for Terminator 3: Rise of the MachinesTerminator 3: Rise of the Machines Director Of Photography  Less 2003 $200MM $150MM / $283MM
  • Primary photo for Wicked SpringWicked Spring Background Artist: 1864 Scenes  Less 2002 $500K — / $439K
  • Primary photo for The Bourne IdentityThe Bourne Identity Additional Photographer  Less 2002 $60MM $122MM / $214MM
  • Primary photo for Spider-ManSpider-Man Director Of Photography  Less 2002 $139MM $404MM / $399MM
  • Primary photo for Cast AwayCast Away Director Of Photography  Less 2000 $90MM $234MM / $430MM
  • Primary photo for What Lies BeneathWhat Lies Beneath Director Of Photography  Less 2000 $100MM $155MM / $291MM
  • Primary photo for Deep ImpactDeep Impact Additional Camera Operator, Additional Photographer  Less 1998 $75MM $140MM / $349MM
  • Primary photo for ContactContact Cinematographer  Less 1997 $90MM $101MM / $171MM
  • Primary photo for The Evening StarThe Evening Star Stage Manager, Cinematographer  Less 1996 $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Executive DecisionExecutive Decision Additional Photographer  Less 1996 $55MM $57MM / $122MM
  • Primary photo for Forget ParisForget Paris Cinematographer  Less 1995 $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ri¢hie Ri¢hRi¢hie Ri¢h Director Of Photography  Less 1994 $40MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for Forrest GumpForrest Gump Director Of Photography  Less 1994 $55MM $330MM / $678MM
  • Primary photo for Josh and S.A.M.Josh and S.A.M. Cinematographer  Less 1993 $18MM $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Traces of RedTraces of Red Additional Photographer  Less 1992 $3.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Death Becomes HerDeath Becomes Her Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1992 $55MM $58MM / $149MM
  • Primary photo for Mo' MoneyMo' Money Director Of Photography  Less 1992 $15MM $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for Batman ReturnsBatman Returns Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1992 $80MM $163MM / $283MM
  • Primary photo for Noises Off...Noises Off... Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1992 $12MM $2.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for BackdraftBackdraft Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1991 $40MM $78MM / $152MM
  • Primary photo for Nothing But TroubleNothing But Trouble Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1991 $40MM $8.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The RookieThe Rookie Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1990 $10MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for Back to the Future Part IIIBack to the Future Part III Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1990 $40MM $88MM / $245MM
  • Primary photo for Blind FuryBlind Fury Cinematographer  Less 1989 $10MM $2.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Back to the Future Part IIBack to the Future Part II Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1989 $40MM $118MM / $214MM
  • Primary photo for Under the BoardwalkUnder the Boardwalk Cinematographer  Less 1988 $148K / —
  • Primary photo for Lucky StiffLucky Stiff Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for MovingMoving Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1988 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for World Gone WildWorld Gone Wild Director Of Photography  Less 1987 $307K / —
  • Primary photo for Cherry 2000Cherry 2000 Camera Operator (second unit), Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1987 $10MM
  • Primary photo for Hot PursuitHot Pursuit Camera Operator  Less 1987 $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Summer Camp NightmareSummer Camp Nightmare Director Of Photography  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Death Before DishonorDeath Before Dishonor Cinematographer  Less 1987 $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Playboy: Bedtime StoriesPlayboy: Bedtime Stories (Video) Cinematographer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Night StalkerThe Night Stalker Cinematographer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Quiet CoolQuiet Cool Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1986 $1.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Runaway TrainRunaway Train Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1985 $9MM $7.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fury to FreedomFury to Freedom Director Of Photography  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for SheenaSheena Action Photographer  Less 1984 $25MM $5.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hot Dog... The MovieHot Dog... The Movie Camera Operator (second unit)  Less 1984 $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for To the Ends of the EarthTo the Ends of the Earth Photographer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday to MeHappy Birthday to Me Camera Operator (second unit)  Less 1981 CAD 3.5MM
  • Primary photo for RuckusRuckus Director Of Photography (as Don Michael Burgess)  Less 1980
Past Television (10 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Space RangersSpace Rangers (TV Series) Director Of Photography (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • Fort Hope (Jan 1993) Director Of Photography  Less
  • Primary photo for Two-Fisted TalesTwo-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) Cinematographer (segments: Yellow)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Keeper of the CityKeeper of the City (TV Movie) Additional Camera Operator (Chicago)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • Yellow (Aug 28, 1991) Cinematographer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Court-Martial of Jackie RobinsonThe Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Breaking PointBreaking Point (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Too Young the HeroToo Young the Hero (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for National Geographic SpecialsNational Geographic Specials (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
    • The Sharks (Jan 13, 1982) Cinematographer (photographed by)  Less
  • Primary photo for DianaDiana (TV Special) Film Cameraman  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Superstunt IISuperstunt II (TV Special) Cinematographer  Less 1980
Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Night TrapNight Trap (Video Game) Director Of Photography  Less 1992

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