Fabian Wagner

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Fabian Wagner
Born (1978-04-25) 25 April 1978 (age 44)
Munich, Germany
Alma materNorthern Film School (Master's degree)
OccupationCinematographer
Years active2004–present

Fabian Wagner (born 25 April 1978) is a German cinematographer. His roles in the production of the television shows Sherlock and Game of Thrones have earned him two Creative Arts Emmy Award nominations. In 2017, he won the American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series for his work on the Game of Thrones episode "Battle of the Bastards".

Life and career

Fabian Wagner was born in Munich, Germany. He studied at the Northern Film School in Leeds, earning a master's degree.[1] Starting in 2004, Wagner began working as a cinematographer, first shooting music videos and short films. In 2008, he began working regularly on television shows for BBC and ITV, and since then has been working almost exclusively for British and American film companies. His first role as a cinematographer for a TV show was for the 2008 BBC Three drama series Spooks: Code 9, for which he filmed all six episodes. Since then he has been working all across the world on various productions. His first feature film The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015) under director Robert Carlyle won the Scottish Bafta award for best movie. His work on the Sherlock episode "A Scandal in Belgravia" and the Game of Thrones episode "Hardhome" earned him two Emmy nominations in 2012 and 2015, respectively.[2] He has also been nominated for ASC and BSC awards and has become one of the youngest members of the British Society of Cinematographers.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Director Notes
2015 The Legend of Barney Thomson Robert Carlyle
Victor Frankenstein Paul McGuigan
2017 Justice League Zack Snyder
Joss Whedon (uncredited)
2018 Overlord Julius Avery Shared credit with Laurie Rose
2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League Zack Snyder

Television

Year Title Season Episodes
2008 Spooks: Code 9 1 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
2009 Ashes to Ashes 2 3, 4
The Street 3 4, 5
The Fixer 2 3, 4
Hustle 5 1, 2
2010 6 5, 6
Survivors 2 3, 4
Pulse TV movie
Spooks 9 2, 3
Accused 1 1, 2, 5, 6
2011 Hustle 7 5, 6
Scott & Bailey 1 1, 2, 3, 4
Frankenstein's Wedding Musical broadcast
DCI Banks 1 3, 4
2012 Mrs Biggs 1 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Accused 2 1, 4
Sherlock 2 1, 2, 3
Sinbad 1 8, 9, 10
2013 Lucky 7 1 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
The White Queen 1 7, 8, 9, 10
Da Vinci's Demons 1 3, 4, 5, 6
2014 2 1
Game of Thrones 4 6, 7
2015 5 7, 8
Churchill's Secret TV movie
Make Your Face Funny for Money... With Make-Up TV movie
Make Your Face Funny for Money: The Mechanics TV movie
2016 The Family 1 1
Game of Thrones 6 9, 10
2019 8 3, 5
2022 House of the Dragon 1 1, 6, 7

Accolades

Year Award Category Show Episode Result Ref.
2012 Creative Arts Emmy Award Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie Sherlock "A Scandal in Belgravia" Nominated [3]
2014 AACTA Award Best Cinematography in Television Mrs Biggs "Episode 3" Nominated [4]
2015 American Society of Cinematographers Award Best Cinematography in Regular Series Game of Thrones "Mockingbird" Nominated [5]
2015 Creative Arts Emmy Award Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series "Hardhome" Nominated [3]
2016 American Society of Cinematographers Award Best Cinematography in Regular Series "Hardhome" Nominated [6]
2017 American Society of Cinematographers Award Best Cinematography in Regular Series "Battle of the Bastards" Won [7]

References

  1. ^ The Northern Film School Archived 25 June 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Interview with München.de (German)]
  3. ^ a b "Fabian Wagner". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  4. ^ Groves, Don (28 January 2014). "Baz's creative team cleans up at AACTA Awards". If Magazine. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  5. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (19 November 2014). "'Game of Thrones,' 'Manhattan,' 'Gotham' Lead ASC Nominations for TV Cinematography". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  6. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (14 February 2016). "ASC Awards: The Complete Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  7. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (4 February 2017). "'Lion' Tops ASC Cinematographer Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2 May 2019.

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