Cary Joji Fukunaga

Producer | Director | Cinematographer
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KNOWN FOR 
Beasts of No Nation (2015) | Sin Nombre (2009) | True Detective (2014-2015)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 24 wins & 24 nominations More »
AKA 
Cary Jôji Fukunaga | Cary Fukunaga
NICKNAME  
Cary Fukunaga
BORN 
Jul 10, 1977 (age 40)
HEIGHT 
6' 1½" (1.87m)

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Projects in Development (8 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Black LungBlack Lung Executive Producer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less Pre-Prod
  • Primary photo for Joe and Jadin BellJoe and Jadin Bell Director (as Cary Fukunaga), Producer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less Script
  • Primary photo for NapoleonNapoleon (TV Mini-series) Director  Less Script
  • Primary photo for No Blood, No Guts, No GloryNo Blood, No Guts, No Glory Writer (screenplay) (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less
  • Primary photo for Noble AssassinNoble Assassin Director, Producer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less Script
  • Primary photo for The AmericanThe American Director, Producer  Less Pre-Prod
  • Primary photo for The Black CountThe Black Count Director (as Cary Fukunaga), Producer (as Cary Fukunaga), Writer (screenplay) (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less Script
  • Primary photo for Untitled Cary Fukunaga ProjectUntitled Cary Fukunaga Project Director (as Cary Fukunaga), Producer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for ManiacManiac (TV Series) Director (8 episodes, 2018), Executive Producer (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 8 Pre-Prod
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Past Film & Video (31 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for HostilesHostiles Special Thanks (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2017 $39MM $30MM / —
  • Primary photo for ThumperThumper Executive Producer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for ItIt Writer (screenplay by) (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2017 $35MM $327MM / $700MM
  • Primary photo for Little BoxesLittle Boxes Executive Producer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for LovesongLovesong Dean / Husband  Less 2016 $11K / —
  • Primary photo for Beasts of No NationBeasts of No Nation Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga), Director, Producer (as Cary Fukunaga), Writer (written for the screen by) (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2015 $6MM $84K / —
  • Primary photo for HandmadeHandmade (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Sleepwalking in the RiftSleepwalking in the Rift (Short) Director (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Jane EyreJane Eyre Director  Less 2011 $11MM / $35MM
  • Primary photo for On the IceOn the Ice Executive Producer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2011 $71K / —
  • Primary photo for The WhistleblowerThe Whistleblower Special Thanks (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2010 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sin NombreSin Nombre Director (as Cary Jôji Fukunaga), Writer  Less 2009 $2.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Chinatown Film ProjectChinatown Film Project Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga), Director (as Cary Fukunaga), Writer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Glory at SeaGlory at Sea (Short) Camera Operator (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2008 $100K
  • Primary photo for Just Make BelieveJust Make Believe (Short) Gaffer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2008 $10K
  • Primary photo for On the IceOn the Ice (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Team QueenTeam Queen (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Death of Two SonsDeath of Two Sons Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2006 $100K
  • Primary photo for Lockdown, USALockdown, USA Additional Photography (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2006 $500K
  • Primary photo for Autumn's EyesAutumn's Eyes Additional Camera (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Kinnaq NigaqtuqtuaqKinnaq Nigaqtuqtuaq (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for WhiteWhite (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Two MenTwo Men (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2005 $18K
  • Primary photo for Clear WaterClear Water (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Mating CallMating Call (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2004 $2K
  • Primary photo for Victoria para chinoVictoria para chino (Short) Director (as Cary Fukunaga), Executive Producer (as Cary Fukunaga), Writer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2004 $12K
  • Primary photo for Mango KissMango Kiss Grip (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for DockDock (Short) Assistant Camera (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2004 $50K
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Supernigger: Episode I - The Final ChapterThe Adventures of Supernigger: Episode I - The Final Chapter (Short) Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2004 $14K
  • Primary photo for KofiKofi (Short) Director (as Cary Fukunaga), Executive Producer (as Cary Fukunaga), Writer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Black CadillacBlack Cadillac Additional Film Loader (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2003
Past Television (4 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The AlienistThe Alienist (TV Series) Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2018), Writer (teleplay by) (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 10
    • Castle in the Sky (Mar 26, 2018) Executive Producer, Writer (teleplay by)  Less
    • Requiem (Mar 19, 2018) Executive Producer  Less
    • Psychopathia Sexualis (Mar 12, 2018) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for ManiacManiac (TV Series) Director (2 episodes)  Less 2018–  2
    • Episode #1.8 Director (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less
    • Episode #1.6 Director (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less
  • Primary photo for True DetectiveTrue Detective (TV Series) Executive Producer (16 episodes, 2014), Director (8 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015 16
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  • Primary photo for Small Steps: Creating the High School for Contemporary ArtsSmall Steps: Creating the High School for Contemporary Arts (TV Movie) Additional Cinematographer (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2007
Self (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Last Call with Carson DalyLast Call with Carson Daly (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Made in HollywoodMade in Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2015
  • Primary photo for On StoryOn Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The 66th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Making True DetectiveMaking True Detective (TV Movie) Himself - Executive Producer / Director (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The 84th Annual Academy AwardsThe 84th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Made in Hollywood: Teen EditionMade in Hollywood: Teen Edition (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Directing 6 (Feb 4, 2012) Himself (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cinema 3Cinema 3 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Días de cineDías de cine (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2011
  • Primary photo for BBC Look North: Yorkshire and North MidlandsBBC Look North: Yorkshire and North Midlands (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Director (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Stockholms 20th International Film FestivalStockholms 20th International Film Festival (TV Special) Himself (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less 2009 SEK 50K
  • Primary photo for The Fabulous Picture ShowThe Fabulous Picture Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Sin Nombre (Aug 13, 2009) Himself - Guest (as Cary Fukunaga)  Less

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