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Larry Fong

Larry Fong
Born Los Angeles, California, US
Occupation Cinematographer
Known for DP for Losing My Religion Music Video for REM (directed by Tarsem)

Larry Fong is an American cinematographer born in Los Angeles, California. He showed interest and talent in art at a young age. His experience in photography and film was self-taught, beginning in junior high with short films shot on Super 8, cel animation, and stop motion projects. He graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Linguistics and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, specializing in film and photography.

He began his professional career filming music videos, and garnered enough attention to result in him filming two independent films and various TV pilots, commercials, and shorts.

In 2004 he was hired to film the Lost pilot, for which he was nominated for an ASC Award.[1][2]

2007 saw the release of his first studio film, 300, directed by Zack Snyder.

In 2011 he was accepted into the American Society of Cinematographers. [3]

He is an accomplished magician.[4][5][6][7]


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Batman VS. Superman director: Zack Snyder
2013 Now You See Me director: Louis Leterrier
2011 Super 8 director: J. J. Abrams
Sucker Punch director: Zack Snyder
2009 Watchmen
2007 300
2004 Cape of Good Hope director: Mark Bamford
2000 Hero
Cost of Living director: Stan Schofield
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Cut Throat director: Bronwen Hughes
2009 Cop House "Pilot" director: Brett Ratner
Anatomy of Hope "Pilot" director: J. J. Abrams
2006 Secrets of a Small Town "Pilot" director: Adam Davidson
2005 The Catch "Pilot" director: Jesse Peretz
2004 Lost "Pilot" "Special"; "Whatever the Case May Be"; "Solitary"; "Confidence Man"; "House of the Rising Sun"; "Walkabout"; "Tabula Rasa"
1997 Sleepwalkers "Pilot" director: David Nutter
1992 Red Shoe Diaries "Accidents Happen" & "Just Like That" director: Ted Kotcheff


In 2005, he was nominated for an ASC Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Movies of the Week/Mini-Series/Pilot for Broadcast TV" for the pilot episode of Lost (2004).


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • 10 Cinematographers to Watch: Larry Fong

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