Bill Pope

Bill Pope, A.S.C. is an American cinematographer and filmmaker known for his collaborations with directors Sam Raimi, The Wachowskis and Edgar Wright, He has also photographed and directed numerous music videos for artists like Chris Isaak and Metallica, and eight episodes of the documentary series .

Early life

Pope was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He attended College High School and New York University, where he received his master's degree in Fine Arts. Prior to graduation, Pope worked as the cinematographer on a student film entitled The Sixth Week which won an Oscar for Achievement in Documentary at the 5th Annual Student Academy Awards on May 21, 1978.



1990DarkmanSam Raimi
1991Closet LandRadha Bharadwaj
1992Army of DarknessSam Raimi
1993Fire in the SkyRobert Lieberman
1994Blank CheckRupert Wainwright
1995CluelessAmy Heckerling
1996BoundThe WachowskisNominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography
1997Gridlock'dVondie Curtis-Hall
1998Zero EffectJake Kasdan
1999The MatrixThe WachowskisNominated—BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
2000BedazzledHarold Ramis
2003The Matrix ReloadedThe WachowskisShot back-to-back
2003The Matrix RevolutionsThe WachowskisShot back-to-back
2004Spider-Man 2Sam RaimiNominated—Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
2004'Trey Parker
2006FurSteven Shainberg
2007Spider-Man 3Sam Raimi
2008The SpiritFrank Miller
2010Scott Pilgrim vs. the WorldEdgar Wright
2012Chasing MavericksMichael Apted
Curtis Hanson
2012Men in Black 3Barry Sonnenfeld
2013The World's EndEdgar Wright
2016The Jungle BookJon FavreauNominated—Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
2017Baby DriverEdgar Wright
2019The Kid Who Would Be KingJoe Cornish
2019'Robert Rodriguez
2019Charlie's AngelsElizabeth Banks
2020The Boys in the BandJoe MantelloPost-production
2021Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsDestin Daniel CrettonFilming