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Ernest R. Dickerson

Director | Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Bulletproof (1996) | Juice (1992) | Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
AWARDS 
9 wins & 14 nominations More »
AKA 
Ernest Dickerson
BORN 
Jun 25, 1951 (age 66)

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Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for The DeuceThe Deuce (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1 Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (40 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Double PlayDouble Play Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Treme Musical Performances: My Indian RedTreme Musical Performances: My Indian Red (Video) Director  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Miracle at St. AnnaMiracle at St. Anna Second Unit Director (as Ernest Dickerson), Camera Operator (second unit) (as Ernest Dickerson), Director Of Photography (second unit) (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2008 $45MM $7.9MM
  • Primary photo for Never Die AloneNever Die Alone Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2004 $3MM $5.6MM
  • Primary photo for Diggin' Up 'Bones'Diggin' Up 'Bones' (Video) Himself - Director (as Ernest Dickerson), Very Special Thanks (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Urban GothicUrban Gothic (Video) Himself - Director (as Ernest Dickerson), Very Special Thanks (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for BonesBones Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2001 $16MM $7.3MM
  • Primary photo for Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (Video) Cinematographer (videos: Born in the U.S.A.)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 1And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 1 (Video) Director Of Photography (segments: Fight the Power)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for AmbushedAmbushed Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Blind FaithBlind Faith Director  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for BulletproofBulletproof Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1996 $25MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Tales from the Crypt: Demon KnightTales from the Crypt: Demon Knight Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1995 $13MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Surviving the GameSurviving the Game Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1994 $7.4MM $7.7MM
  • Primary photo for Visions of LightVisions of Light Himself (as Ernest Dickerson), Special Thanks (AFI) (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1992 $800K
  • Primary photo for Malcolm XMalcolm X Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1992 $33MM $48MM
  • Primary photo for Cousin BobbyCousin Bobby Cinematographer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for JuiceJuice Director, Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1992 $5MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for Sex, Drugs, Rock & RollSex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1991 $530K
  • Primary photo for Jungle FeverJungle Fever Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1991 $14MM $32MM
  • Primary photo for Ava & Gabriel: A Love StoryAva & Gabriel: A Love Story Cinematographer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Mo' Better BluesMo' Better Blues Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1990 $10MM $16MM
  • Primary photo for Def by TemptationDef by Temptation Cinematographer  Less 1990 $2.2MM
  • Primary photo for Fright HouseFright House (Video) Cinematographer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Do the Right ThingDo the Right Thing Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1989 $6.5MM $28MM
  • Primary photo for Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (Video) Cinematographer (videos: Born in the U.S.A.)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Laser ManThe Laser Man Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for School DazeSchool Daze Cinematographer (photographed by) (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1988 $6.5MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for NegativesNegatives Cinematographer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Eddie Murphy: RawEddie Murphy: Raw Cinematographer  Less 1987 $51MM
  • Primary photo for Enemy TerritoryEnemy Territory Cinematographer  Less 1987 $198K
  • Primary photo for VampiresVampires Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for She's Gotta Have ItShe's Gotta Have It Dog 8 (as Ernest Dickerson), Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1986 $175K $7.1MM
  • Primary photo for Almacita, Soul of DesolatoAlmacita, Soul of Desolato Cinematographer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for One Night with Blue NoteOne Night with Blue Note (Video) Camera Operator  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Krush GrooveKrush Groove Cinematographer (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1985 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Day of the DeadDay of the Dead Second Unit Camera (Florida Unit)  Less 1985 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for DesireeDesiree Cinematographer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Brother from Another PlanetThe Brother from Another Planet Cinematographer  Less 1984 $350K $3.7MM
  • Primary photo for Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut HeadsJoe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads Cinematographer  Less 1983 $11K
Past Television (52 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BlindspotBlindspot (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for BoschBosch (TV Series) Director (6 episodes, 2015–2017), Sam (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2015–2017 7
    • The Sea King (Apr 21, 2017) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Aye Papi (Apr 21, 2017) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Right Play (Apr 21, 2017) Sam (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Seven SecondsSeven Seconds (TV Series) Director (1 episode)  Less 2017–  1
  • Primary photo for HuntersHunters (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for DamienDamien (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Hand of GodHand of God (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for TyrantTyrant (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Fathers and Sons (Aug 4, 2015) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for State of AffairsState of Affairs (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • The Faithful (Feb 2, 2015) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Walking DeadThe Walking Dead (TV Series) Director (11 episodes, 2010–2014)  Less 2010–2014 11
    • Coda (Nov 30, 2014) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Self Help (Nov 9, 2014) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Alone (Mar 9, 2014) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Under the DomeUnder the Dome (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Infestation (Jul 7, 2014) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a TimeOnce Upon a Time (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • The Jolly Roger (Apr 13, 2014) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for RevolutionRevolution (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Happy Endings (Jan 29, 2014) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for TremeTreme (TV Series) Director (6 episodes, 2010–2013)  Less 2010–2013 6
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  • Primary photo for Sleepy HollowSleepy Hollow (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • John Doe (Oct 14, 2013) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for DexterDexter (TV Series) Director (9 episodes, 2008–2013)  Less 2008–2013 9
    • Monkey in a Box (Sep 15, 2013) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • What's Eating Dexter Morgan? (Jul 14, 2013) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Swim Deep (Oct 28, 2012) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Low Winter SunLow Winter Sun (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
    • The Goat Rodeo (Aug 18, 2013) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Pilot (Aug 11, 2013) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Last Man StandingLast Man Standing (TV Movie) Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The CapeThe Cape (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Endgame (Mar 11, 2011) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for SGU Stargate UniverseSGU Stargate Universe (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Earth (Nov 6, 2009) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Vampire DiariesThe Vampire Diaries (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Haunted (Oct 29, 2009) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lincoln HeightsLincoln Heights (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2007–2009)  Less 2007–2009 4
    • Relative Unknown (Oct 26, 2009) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Trash (Oct 12, 2009) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • The Day Before Tomorrow (Oct 7, 2008) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Fear ItselfFear Itself (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Burn NoticeBurn Notice (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for In Plain SightIn Plain Sight (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • A Frond in Need (Jun 14, 2009) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Director Of Photography (6 episodes, 1990–1991), Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 1990–2009 7
    • Exchange (May 13, 2009) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • A Death in the Family (Jan 15, 1991) Director Of Photography (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Prisoner of Love (Dec 4, 1990) Director Of Photography (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Truth Be Told (Mar 30, 2009) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for EurekaEureka (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Show Me the Mummy (Aug 26, 2008) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Director (6 episodes, 2003–2008)  Less 2003–2008 6
    • Unconfirmed Reports (Jan 13, 2008) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Final Grades (Dec 10, 2006) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Misgivings (Nov 19, 2006) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for WeedsWeeds (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 2
    • The Dark Time (Oct 29, 2007) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Release the Hounds (Oct 8, 2007) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tell Me You Love MeTell Me You Love Me (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The 4400The 4400 (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006 3
    • Reason to Believe (Nov 16, 2006) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • You Are Here (May 5, 2005) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
    • Middleman (Feb 3, 2005) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Masters of HorrorMasters of Horror (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • The V Word (Nov 10, 2006) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for HeroesHeroes (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for The EvidenceThe Evidence (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for For One NightFor One Night (TV Movie) Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for CSI: MiamiCSI: Miami (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for InvasionInvasion (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • The Cradle (Nov 16, 2005) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • L.D.S.K. (Nov 2, 2005) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Crossing JordanCrossing Jordan (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Total Recall (Oct 30, 2005) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The L WordThe L Word (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Miracle's BoysMiracle's Boys (TV Mini-series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Third WatchThird Watch (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 2
  • Primary photo for Good FencesGood Fences (TV Movie) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus BookieBig Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (TV Movie) Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Monday Night MayhemMonday Night Mayhem (TV Movie) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Our AmericaOur America (TV Movie) Cinematographer, Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Night VisionsNight Visions (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for Strange JusticeStrange Justice (TV Movie) Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for FuturesportFuturesport (TV Movie) Director (as Ernest Dickerson)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Tales from the DarksideTales from the Darkside (TV Series) Cinematographer (8 episodes, 1984–1986)  Less 1984–1986 8
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