Jens Fischer

Jens Fischer
Born (1946-08-24) 24 August 1946 (age 74)
Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1972-present

Jens Fischer (born 24 August 1946) is a Swedish cinematographer. According to Criterion Cast, Jens Fischer is known as "one of the most distinguished Swedish cinematographers of the 1990s and 2000s."[1]

Early life and education

Jens Fischer was born in Sweden. His mother Gull Söderblom was the sister of Åke Söderblom,[1] while his father Gunnar Fischer was a film director and photographer who worked closely with Ingmar Bergman.[2][1] Both Jens and his brother Peter went on to become cinematographers.[1]

Career

In 1974, he worked with his father Gunnar Fischer on Parade by Jacques Tati.[1] Jens and his brother Peter also played the sons of Eva Dahlbeck in Waiting Women.[1] According to Criterion Cast, Jens Fischer was "one of the most distinguished Swedish cinematographers of the 1990s and 2000s."[1]

In 1998, Fischer, who previously won the Guldbagge for best cinematography, was the recipient of the first George Eastman prize at the Guldebaggen.[3] Among other recent projects, he was a cinematographer along with Eric Kress on the 2010 film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.[4] At the 15th Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) in 2017, he served as a judge for the competition section.[5][6]

At the 28th Guldbagge Awards in 2014 he was nominated for the award for Best Cinematography for the films Svart Lucia and House of Angels.[7] At the 29th Guldbagge Awards he won the Best Cinematography award for the film Sista dansen.[8] He has worked on more than 35 films and television shows since 1972.[citation needed]

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Gallagher, Ryan (11 June 2011). "ACCLAIMED CINEMATOGRAPHER GUNNAR FISCHER PASSES AWAY AT 100". criterioncast.com. Criterion Cast. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  2. ^ Thursby, Keith (13 June 2011). "Gunnar Fischer dies at 100; cinematographer known for work with Ingmar Bergman". latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  3. ^ Tasca, Eileen (12 February 1998). "Golden Bugs honor Swedish filmmakers". www.variety.com. Variety. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  4. ^ "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Män som hatar kvinnor)". abc.net.au. ABC. 26 March 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Pune international film festival to screen films from 12 countries". timesofindia.com. Times of India. 3 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  6. ^ ""Track 143" director Narges Abyar on Pune festival jury". www.tehrantimes.com. Tehran Times. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Jens Fischer". The Swedish Film Database. Archived from the original on 17 April 2014. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  8. ^ "Sista dansen (1993)". The Swedish Film Database. Archived from the original on 15 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.

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