Dean Semler - Details


DEAN SEMLER, A.C.S., A.S.C. is one of the most respected and acclaimed cinematographers in the film industry. Semler won both the Academy Award and the American Cinematography Award for his work on Kevin Costner's epic, Dances with Wolves.

Semler's highly extensive list of credits also includes the box office hit The Bone Collector and the upcoming film D-TOX starring Sylvester Stallone. Previously, Semler shot such films as Gone Fishin', Waterworld, The Cowboy Way, The Three Musketeers, The Last Action Hero, Super Mario Bros., The Power of One, City Slickers, Young Guns, Young Guns II, Impulse, K-9, Cocktail, Farewell to the King and Dead Calm which won an Australian Film Award. Semler also lensed the cult hits Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome and Road Warrior.

Semler made his directing debut with the feature film Firestorm for Twentieth Century Fox.