Jack Cardiff Overview:

Director, Jack Cardiff, was born on Sep 18, 1914 in Yarmouth, England. Cardiff died at the age of 94 on Apr 22, 2009 in Ely, England .



Jack Cardiff was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Cinematography for Black Narcissus in 1947. He also won one Honorary Award in 2000 , master of light and color.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1947Best CinematographyBlack Narcissus (1947)N/AWon
1956Best CinematographyWar and Peace (1965)N/ANominated
1960Best DirectorSons and Lovers (1960)N/ANominated
1961Best CinematographyFanny (1961)N/ANominated

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)

2000Honorary Award, master of light and color


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Fond words of remembrance written by lifelong admirer, Martin Scorsese, for "Time" magazine's milestones tribute (Issue: May 11, 2009). Scorsese had previously written the forward to Cardiff's acclaimed autobiography, "Magic Hour: The Life of a Cameraman" (1996).

Presented the 'Best New Director' award to Alice Nellis for Some Secrets (2002) (Some Secrets) at the San Sebastián International Film Festival: 2002

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