Emmanuel Lubezki Morgenstern is a Mexican cinematographer. He sometimes goes by the nickname Chivo, which means "goat" in Spanish. Lubezki has worked with many acclaimed directors, including Mike Nichols, Tim Burton, Michael Mann, Joel and Ethan Coen, and frequent collaborators Terrence Malick, Alfonso Cuarón, and Alejandro González Iñárritu. Lubezki is known for groundbreaking uses of natural lighting and continuous uninterrupted shots in cinematography, often utilizing a Steadicam, a 3-axis gimbal, or hand-held camera to orchestrate fluid, uninterrupted camera movements during particularly significant scenes. Lubezki is a member of both the Mexican Society of Cinematographers and the American Society of Cinematographers. His work has been praised by audiences and critics alike, which earned him multiple awards, including eight Academy Award nominations for Best Cinematography.
|Born||Emmanuel Lubezki Morgenstern, (age), Mexico City, Mexico|
|Alma mater||National Autonomous University of Mexico|
|Organization||Mexican Society of Cinematographers, American Society of Cinematographers|
Chivo is a cinematographer who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for Gravity (2013), Birdman (2014), and The Revenant (2015). (2015). He is known for his use of long shots and fluid camera movement, which he pioneered.
He was a film student at Mexico City's Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos.
He became the first cameraman in history to win the Oscar for Best Cinematography three years in a row.
Muni Lubezki, an actor, is his father. Pola and Alejandro are his siblings. Lauren Beth Strogoff, a publicist, was his wife.
He has collaborated on several films with Terrence Malick, including The New World (2005) and The Tree of Life (2011).
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