Linus Sandgren FSF, ASC is a renowned Swedish cinematographer, celebrated for his close collaborations with esteemed directors such as Damien Chazelle, David O. Russell, Gus Van Sant, and the duo of Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. Notably, he is recognized for his innovative approach to cinematography, often employing unique and unconventional formats.
One notable example of his creativity is seen in his work on Van Sant's "Promised Land," where he shot the film using 4-perf Super 35mm 1.3x anamorphic, resulting in a distinctive 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
His exceptional talent and artistry shone through in "La La Land" (2016), for which he adopted the classic Cinemascope ratio of 2.55:1, a decision that garnered him widespread acclaim. Linus's brilliance in cinematography earned him prestigious awards, including the Academy Award, BAFTA, and Critics Choice accolades.
Additionally, his contributions to the film industry were recognized in his home country, as he received a Guldbagge Award, the highest film honor in Sweden. Notably, he is an esteemed member of both the American and Swedish Society of Cinematographers, a testament to his impact on a global scale.
Moreover, Linus Sandgren showcased his versatility by serving as the cinematographer for "No Time to Die," the 25th James Bond film, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga.
In his commercial career, he has worked with brands like Hennessy, Volvo, Gatorade, Dulux and Duracell among others.
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