Jacek Laskus

Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
The Devil's Arithmetic (1999) | Parting Glances (1986) | The Guardian (2001-2002)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Jacek W. Laskus | Jack Laskus
BORN 
Aug 29, 1951 (age 66)
GUILDS *
IATSE | ASC
WORK HISTORY *
Industrial | Commercial | Film | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Cinematography
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (39 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (21 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the ImpossibleIndustrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (TV Movie) Additional Cinematography  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Masters of Science FictionMasters of Science Fiction (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for On the LotOn the Lot (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 5 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 5
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  • Primary photo for Worldly PossessionWorldly Possession (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Brotherhood of Poland, New HampshireThe Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for The GuardianThe Guardian (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 22 episodes, 2001–2002 )  Less 2001–2002 22
    • The Beginning (May 21, 2002) Director Of Photography  Less
    • The Chinese Wall (May 14, 2002) Director Of Photography  Less
    • Shelter (May 7, 2002) Director Of Photography  Less
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  • Primary photo for Cousin SkeeterCousin Skeeter (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Common GroundCommon Ground (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Devil's ArithmeticThe Devil's Arithmetic (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Gold CoastGold Coast (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Garden of RedemptionThe Garden of Redemption (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Pocahontas: The Musical Tradition ContinuesPocahontas: The Musical Tradition Continues (TV Special) Director Of Photography (Los Angeles)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost ClassicsTwilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for BlindsidedBlindsided (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Quicksand: No EscapeQuicksand: No Escape (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Bad AttitudesBad Attitudes (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Red Hot and BlueRed Hot and Blue (TV Movie) Cinematographer (segments: In The Still Of The Night)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Incident at Dark RiverIncident at Dark River (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for CircusCircus (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Caine Mutiny Court-MartialThe Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Invisible ThreadInvisible Thread (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1987
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Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • PWSFTviT * – BA Lodz, Poland

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • ASC Nomination * – Best Cinematography in Tv 1988
  • ASC Nomination * – Best Cinematography in TV 1997

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UPLOADED RESUME
  • * Jacek Laskus, A.S.C., P.S.C.
    director of photography

    FEATURES:
    SHOOT
    dir: Jeremy Kagan
    prod Jeremy Kagan, Dave O’Brien
    MULTIPLE SARCASMS
    dir: brooks branch
    prod: brooks branch
    GOLDA’S BALCONY
    dir: jeremy kagan
    prod: bob engelman
    FRANKIE & JOHNNY ARE MARRIED
    dir: michael pressman
    redea productions/ ifc
    THE WHOLE SHEBANG
    dir: george zaloom
    prod: david kirpatrick
    2k media
    COMMON GROUND
    dir: donna deitch
    paramount / showtime
    THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC
    dir: donna deitch
    millbrook farm productions
    A SOLDIER’S SWEETHEART
    dir: thomas donnelly
    paramount/ showtime
    GOLD COAST
    dir: peter weller
    paramount / showtime
    GARDEN OF REDEMPTION
    dir: thomas donnelly
    paramount / showtime
    asc nomination for outstanding cinematography
    THE OPPOSITE SEX & HOW TO LIVE WITH THEM
    dir: matthew meshekoff
    miramax
    NEW JACK CITY
    (additional photography)
    dir: mario van peebles
    warner brothers
    CITY THEEXOCIST III
    (special effects photography)
    dir: william p. blatty
    morgan creek
    SQUARE DANCE
    dir: daniel petrie
    island pictures/ nbc

    Jacek Laskus, A.S.C., PSC
    director of photography
    continued
    HEART
    dir: james lemo
    new world pictures
    PARTING GLANCES
    dir: bill sherwood
    cinecom international

    TELEVISION:
    TAVIS’ SMILEYSUMMER ROAD TRIP
    dir: Carl Franklin
    Sivat Productions
    Tavis Smiley / Bill Medsker Producers
    ON THE LOT – DRAMATIC SHORTS
    Various directors
    Fox TV/ Dreamworks TV
    Mark Burnett/ Steven Spielberg Producers
    JERRY WAS A MAN –MASTERS OF SI-FI
    dir: michael tolkin, harold becker
    abc television, industry entertainment
    LAST BEST CHANCE.
    dir: ben goddard
    nit/hbo
    (24p hi-def/ mini-dv/ s16mm)
    BROTHERHOOD OF POLAND N.H (pilot)
    dir: michael pressman
    david e. kelly productions
    THE GUARDIAN (series 1st year)
    dir: jeremy kagan, joan tewkesbery, arvin brown, graham clifford, peter
    medak and others
    cbs television
    THE GUARDIAN (pilot)
    dir: michael pressman
    cbs television
    BLINDSIDED
    dir: thomas donnelly
    usa network
    QUICKSAND NO ESCAPE
    dir: michael pressman
    usa network
    DIRTY DANCING (pilot)
    dir: jack bender
    vestron/ steve tisch productions
    INCIDENT AT THE DARK RIVER
    dir: michael pressman
    tnt

    Jacek Laskus, A.S.C., PSC
    director of photography
    continued
    THE CAINEMUTINY COURT MARSHAL
    dir: robert altman
    cbs television
    asc nomination for outstanding cinematography
    PENN & TELLER INVISIBLE THREAD
    dir: bob balaban
    tnt
    ace award winner
    documentary features:
    12 STONES
    Heifer International –US –
    shot in Nepal, India, Rwanda, Uganda, Peru, Republic of Georgia
    Dir: Sandy Smolan
    Prod: Bill Medsker
    SOME LIKE IT HOT
    Folamour Productions – Paris
    Dir :Auberi Edler
    COLORS STRAIGHT UP
    (additional photography)
    dir: michelle ohayon
    echo pictures
    academy award nomination
    CHOKE
    Propaganda Films/ Polygram
    Dir. Robert Goodman
    COUSIN BOBBY
    (shared credit)
    dir: jonathan demme
    cinevista
    FAR FROM POLAND
    dir: jill godmilow
    beach street films
    commericial / music video directors:
    neil burger, michele compte, boris damast, jonathan demme, jonathan david,
    zbignew rybczynski.
    CINEMATOGRAPHY FACULTY, WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
    Faculty Member @ AFI Conservatory, USC- SCA, The Maine Media Workshop, ASC
    Master Class Workshops.
    Guest teacher at California Institute of Arts
    PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS : Portraits from the book “Hollywood PL Camerimage
    Bydgoszcz, Krakow, Gdansk, Lodz.”, Amsterdam, Los Angeles.

    JACEK LASKUS, 6211 Winans Dr LOS ANGELES, CA. 90068,
    PH: (323) 697 6830, E–MAIL filmowiec@att.net
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