John Inwood

John Inwood is an Emmy nominated cinematographer with work affiliations in both New York and Los Angeles.

John grew up in New York, attending the progressive Saint Ann's High School. After receiving a B.A. in English Literature at Vassar College, he attended New York University Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Film School where he received an MFA. He pursued a career in cinematography, following his work as a lighting electrician and gaffer, entering the NABET Union while still in grad school. After learning from established D.P.'s, including Fred Murphy and Frank Prinzi, John became a full time cinematographer.

Now as an established cinematographer himself, John has photographed a wide range of projects including television, feature films, commercials, music videos, and documentaries. He is well-versed in all formats of both digital and film mediums: The Sony F-55, Red Dragon, The Arri Alexa, 35mm, Super16, and all HD mediums. His passion lies in the art of effective story telling in narrative films and television. He made his marks in independent films in New York, on such films as: The Daytrippers, Face, and Six Ways to Sunday. His most recent film, The Best and the Brightest, stars Neil Patrick Harris. John has worked much of his career on television shows, such as NBC/ABC's Scrubs, NBC's Parks and Recreation, Fox's The Goodwin Games, NBC's The Michael J. Fox Show, and most recently Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.

John's career to date includes over 200 episodes of television. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Best Cinematography for his work on Scrubs.


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