Director / Cinematographer

Wally Pfister is an accomplished Director/Cinematographer who has spent more than two-thirds of his life behind the camera. Before focusing on a directing career he collaborated on seven films with Director Christopher Nolan and was nominated for Academy Awards for his work on Batman Begins, The Prestige, and The Dark Knight. He won the Oscar for Best Cinematography in 2011 for his work on Inception. Pfister’s distinctive visual style can also be seen in Memento, The Italian Job, Laurel Canyon and Moneyball. He made his feature film directing debut in 2014 with Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman. Most recently he Directed and Executive Produced pilots for Netflix and Amazon, both of which were picked up for series. Much of his time is spent Directing high profile commercial campaigns for Apple, Microsoft, Under Armour, Michelob, Chase Bank, and recent Lincoln ads featuring Matthew McConaughey. His experience with VFX in both Features and Television is extensive. 

Speaker years: 
2016