#1: From interview

#2: With dir Sofia Coppola [right] - "Lost in Translation" [2002]

 

   


LANCE ACORD   ASC

 

Born: 9 September 1964, Fresno, Calif., USA.

Education: Sir Francis Drake High School, San Anselmo, Calif. [graduated 1982]; San Francisco Arts Institute [Film].

Career: Founded - with prod Jacqueline Kelman Bisbee - the commercial and film prod company Park Pictures in 1998. He is a dir & ph of commercials for the company.

Ph & dir music videos [see below]. Ph commercials for Levi's, Revlon, Nike ['Rucker Park' & 'Roswell Rayguns', 2002, dir by The Hughes Brothers], Calvin Klein, Mercedes Benz, McDonald's, VW ['Golf Cabrio: Milky Way', 2000, dir by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris], a.o.

Directed commercials: 'Moon' [2001; for Volvo; + ph], 'Before' [2002; for Nike; + ph], 'Wake Up Call' [for Adidas], 'Cross Country Spirit' [for Nike], 'Part Car, Part Religion' [for Mitsubishi], a.o.

Appeared in the ep 'The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys' of the 10-part doc tv-series 'Anatomy of a Scene' for the Sundance Channel and the doc 'Lost on Location: Behind the Scenes of 'Lost in Translation'' [2003].

Awards: As doph: MTV Video Music Award 'Best Cinematography' [2001] for 'Weapon of Choice'; CFCA Award [2004] & BAFTA Film Award nom [2004] for 'Lost in Translation'.

As dir: Directors Guild of America Award nom [2004] for dir commercials.


 

 FILMS

1992

Billy Nayer [Cory McAbee] c; mus anim short/3m; prod 1988-92

1994

Gentle Giants [Bruce Weber] b&w-c; short/15m; scrapbook ph: Jim Fealy

1995

Road Movie/RoadMovie [Peter Care] v/c/V; concert film/90m; filmed 18, 19 & 21 November (The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia)

1996

Free Tibet [Sarah Pirozek] c; mus doc/90m; cph: S. Pirozek, Roman Coppola, Spike Jonze, Paula Heredia, Cyrus Amini, a.o.; released in 1998

1997

Buffalo '66 [Vincent Gallo] c

1997

How They Get There [Spike Jonze] c; short/2m

1998

Amarillo by Morning [Spike Jonze] c; doc/29m

1998

Lick the Star [Sofia Coppola] b&w; short/14m

1998

Being John Malkovich [Spike Jonze] c; addph: Jim Fealy

1999

Eventual Wife [Bryan Bantry & Dave Diamond] c; short/13m

2000

Chop Suey [Bruce Weber] b&w-c; doc/94m; cph: Douglas Cooper, Jim Fealy & Jeff Preiss; addph: Harris Savides

2000

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys [Peter Care] c

2000

Southlander [: Diary of a Desperate Musician] [Steve Hanft] dv/c

2001

Adaptation. [Spike Jonze] c; 2uc: James Fealy; + small part

2002

Jackass: The Movie [Jeff Tremaine] s16+dv-to-35mm/c; ph s16 unit; ph: Dimitry Elyashkevich; addph: Dan Donahue, Cordell Mansfield, Laura Windel, a.o.; uwph: Danny Vanzura

2002

Lost in Translation [Sofia Coppola] c

 

With dir Sofia Coppola - "Marie Antoinette"

 

2005

Marie Antoinette [Sofia Coppola] c

2006

Wild in the Streets [Peter Baxter] c; doc/90m; cph: P. Baxter, Terrence Hayes & Laurent Malaquais

 

[Left] with dir Spike Jonze - "Where the Wild Things Are"

 

2006

Where the Wild Things Are [Spike Jonze] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc: Brad Shield; miniatures ph: Steve Newman

2012

Her [Spike Jonze] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT & Studio + Canon EOS C300 + Phantom Flex)-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c; addph; ph: Hoyte van Hoytema

2013

God's Pocket [John Slattery] HD (ARRI ALEXA/p)/c

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

1991

Backyard Movie [Bruce Weber; short] co-thanks; ph: Jim Fealy & Jeff Preiss

1998

The Virgin Suicides [Sofia Coppola] co-thanks; ph: Edward Lachman

1999

Torrance Rises [Lance Bangs & Spike Jonze (as Richard Coufey); mockumentary/34m] co-special thanks; ph: Sofia Coppola, Howard Shur, a.o.

2000

[Tesla -] Tripping the Light Electric [dir; short/30m] ph: Jim Fealy

2001

Texas Boogie Woogie [Flavin Judd; short/19m] co-thanks; ph: Richard Rutkowski

2009

The New Tenants [Joachim Back; short] co-exec prod; ph: Pawel Edelman

2011

Robot & Frank [Jake Schreier] c.op 'b' cam (+ co-prod); ph: Matthew J. Lloyd

2013

Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of 'Inside Llewyn Davis' [Christopher Wilcha] c; concert film/101m; co-c.op; ph: Adam Beckman; filmed 29 September in New York City's Town Hall; for Showtime-tv

2014

Cop Car [Jon Watts; feature] co-exec prod; ph: Matthew J. Lloyd & Larkin Seiple

2015

Other People [Chris Kelly] HD (ARRI AMIRA)/c; co-exec prod; ph: Brian Burgoyne

2015

The Rehearsal [Alison Maclean] HD (ARRI ALEXA) scope/c; co-exec prod; ph: Andrew Commis

2017

An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn [Jim Hosking] c; co-exec prod; ph: Nanu Segal

 

 MUSIC VIDEOS [Selection]

1994

Seven Seconds [a: Neneh Cherry & Youssou N'Dour; d: Stéphane Sednaoui]

1994

Crush with Eyeliner [a: R.E.M.; d: Spike Jonze]

1995

Red Umbrella [a: Kostars; d: Lance Acord]

1995

It's Oh So Quiet [a: Björk; d: Spike Jonze]

1995

Car Song [a: Elastica; d: Spike Jonze]

1997

La, La, La [a: Tranquility Bass; d: Lance Acord]

1997

A Change Would Do You Good [a: Sheryl Crow; d: Lance Acord & Sheryl Crow]

1997

Bachelorette [a: Björk; d: Michel Gondry]

1999

Let Forever Be [a: Chemical Brothers; d: Michel Gondry]

1999

Burn to Shine [a: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals; d: Lance Acord & J.P. Plunier]

2001

Weapon of Choice [a: Fatboy Slim; d: Spike Jonze]