Janusz Kaminski looking straight ahead
Janusz Kaminski
Director of Photography
Date of Birth
Ziębice, Poland
Director of Photography Janusz Kaminski, A.S.C won the 1993 Academy Award for his black-and-white photography of Schindler’s List, his first association with Steven Spielberg. Immediately following The Lost World: Jurassic Park, he once again teamed with Spielberg on the Amistad. Kaminski, a native of Poland, moved to the United States in 1980 to attend Columbia College in Chicago, where he earned a degree in fine arts and film. He subsequently moved to Los Angeles to attend the American Film Institute as a cinematography fellow.