DANIEL ARANYÓ   AEC

 

Born: 10 June 1973, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, as Daniel Aranyó Batlle.

Education: Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya [ESCAC], Barcelona; American Film Institute [AFI] [MFA in Cinematography], Los Angeles, USA.

Career: Obtained a green card and stayed for ten years in Los Angeles. Worked in music videos, fist as a gaffer and later as a director of photography [e.g. 'Disconnected', 2012, dir by J.A. Bayona & Sergio G. Sánchez for a: Keane (6m20s)].

Ph commercials [e.g. 'K Woman', 2013, dir by Hunter and Gatti for Kocca (3m13s)].

Awards: Tribeca FF 'Best HD Cinematography Award' [2004] for 'Cross Bronx'; Guadalajara IFF 'Mayahuel Award Best Cinematography' [2007] for 'La distancia'.

Website: Daniel Aranyó


 

 FILMS

1999

Aizea: City of the Wind/Aizea - La ciudad del viento [Ione Hernández] 16mm-35bu/c; short/28m

1999

Joliana [Carles Vila] c; short/17m; prod AFI

1999

Tortilla Heaven [Judy Hecht Dumontet ] c; 2uc; ph: Chuy Chávez; released in 2007

2001

Nada que perder/Nothing to Lose [Rafa Russo] c; short/21m

2001

Glaadiator [Luka Pecel] c; short/9m

2002

High Voltage [Luka Pecel] c

2002

Ángel [Denis Rovira van Boekholt] c; short/13m

2002

The Wedding Toast [John Nein] s16-35bu/c; short/29m; prod UCLA

2003

Farm Sluts [Collin Friesen] c; short/17m

2003

Two Girls from Lemoore [Luka Pecel] c

2003

Cross Bronx [Larry Golin] HD (Sony F900)/c; addph: Scott Beardslee

2004

Worlds Apart [Jesse Kobayashi] c

2004

Amor en defensa propia [Rafa Russo] c

2005

Little Iron Men [Jesse Kobayashi] scheduled to start filming in April; status unknown

2005

La distancia/The Distance [Iñaki Dorronsoro] c

2005

Trastorno [Fernando Cámara] c

2007

The Real Son [Kelly L. King] c; short/9m

2007

The Bohemian [Bruno Borello] c; short/10m

2008

High School Musical 3: Senior Year [Kenny Ortega] c; 2nd doph: Brian Sullivan

2008

Chuckle Boy [Daniel Aranyó] HD (Panasonic AG-DVX100)/c; short/18m; + co-exec prod/co-scrpl/ed

2008

Biutiful [Alejandro González Iñárritu] p+35mm-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc (+ c.op); ph: Rodrigo Prieto; filmed 2008-09

2009

Carne de neón/Neon Flesh [Paco Cabezas] RED-to-35mm scope/c

2010

Tres metros sobre el cielo [Fernando González Molina] scope/c; 2uc: David Valldepérez

2010

The Cold Light of Day [Mabrouk El Mechri] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc; ph: Remi Adefarasin

2010

El barco pirata [Fernando Trullols] c; short/20m

2011

7 días en La Habana/7 Days in Havana [seg #1 'Lunes - El Yuma' dir by Benicio Del Toro, #2 'Jam Session' dir by Pablo Trapero, #3 'Miércoles - La tentación de Cecilia' dir by Julio Medem, #4 'Jueves - Diary of a Beginner' dir by Elia Suleiman, #6 'Sábado - Dulce amargo' dir by Juan Carlos Tabío & #7 'Domingo - La fuente' dir by Laurent Cantet] RED-to-35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c; 7 seg/129m; cph: Diego Dussuel; seg #5 'Viernes - Ritual' dir & ph by Gaspar Noé

2011

Invasor [Daniel Calparsoro] RED Epic-to-35mm scope/c

2012

Los últimos días/The Last Days [David & Àlex Pastor] RED Epic (scope)/c

2012

Combustión [Daniel Calparsoro] RED Epic (scope)/c; 2uc: Jon Corcuera

2014

Regression [Alejandro Amenábar] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT/p)-to-D-Cinema/c; addph: Manuel Fernández-Arango

2014

Mr. Right [Paco Cabezas] HD (ARRI ALEXA + Canon EOS 7D)+RED Epic-to-digital (scope)/c

2015

The Ottoman Lieutenant/The Mountain and the Stones [Joseph Ruben] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT)+RED Epic Dragon/c; 2uc: Tayman Tekin; aph: Ozkan Erden

2015

The Crucifixion [Xavier Gens] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT)+RED Epic Dragon-to-digital/c

2016

Cold Skin [Xavier Gens] HD/c

 

 TELEVISION & INTERNET

2001

Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew [Matthew Buzzell] mus doc/76m; co-add videography; ph: M. Buzzell; ep PBS-tv series 'Independent Lens' (2002)

2004

Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time [David Berrent] special/300m/HD

2006

The Cheetah Girls 2 [: When in Spain] [Kenny Ortega] tvm

2006

Masala [Salvador Calvo] tvm/s16

 

[Left] with dir Kenny Ortega and actor Zac Efron - "High School Musical 2"

 

2007

High School Musical 2/High School Musical 2: Extended Edition [Kenny Ortega] tvm

2007

R.I.S. Científica [ep #1 'Bella de noche' dir by Salvador Calvo] 13-part series; other ph: Ángel Luis Fernández, a.o.

2007

Serrallonga - La llegenda del bandoler [Esteve Rovira] 2-part tvm/s16-to-HD

2009

La Duquesa [Salvador Calvo] 2-part tvm (2010)

2010

Dr. Moisès Broggi: ciència ètica [Marta Batlle i Segura] doc/51m

2013

Zero/Gravity [David Victori] RED (scope)/c; 4-part web series & also edited into a short film (29m); for YouTube (2015)

2017

For God and Country [Brad Anderson] pilot; for NBC-tv

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

1997

Principal Don [Michael Baumgarten; short] gaffer; Patrice Lucien Cochet

1998

Sugar Town [Allison Anders & Kurt Voss] best boy electric; ph: Kristian Bernier

1999

Buddy Boy [Mark Hanlon] co-grip; ph: Hubert Taczanowski

2002

Family Under Siege/Dynamite [Walter Baltzer] co-gaffer 2u; 2uc: Lawrence Schweich; ph: Philip Lee

2002

Audrey's Rain [Sam Pillsbury; tvm] co-electrician; ph: James W. Wrenn

2008

Chuckle Boy [dir; + co-exec prod/co-scrpl/ph/ed] see Films