Mauro Fiore

Mauro Fiore (born November 15, 1964) is an Italian-American cinematographer.

Mauro Fiore
Born (1964-11-15) November 15, 1964
Years active1986–present
Christine Vollmer
(m. 2000)

He was born in Marzi, Calabria and moved to the US with his family in 1971.[1] He attended Palatine High School in Palatine, Illinois, and graduated in 1982. He went on to receive his B.A. from Columbia College Chicago in 1987.[2] He is most notable for his work in the 2009 film Avatar for which he won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography at the 82nd Academy Awards. Other prior films that he worked on before Avatar are Training Day, The Hire: Ticker, Tears of the Sun, Smokin' Aces and The Kingdom. Fiore worked as cinematographer for the television series Tracey Takes On....

Personal life

Fiore married Christine Vollmer in 2000 and they have three children, son Luca and daughters Olivia and Tessa.


Feature films

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Director Notes
1986 Automaton David Bazant
Jeff Economy
1995 Dominion Michael G. Kehoe
1995 Soldier Boyz Louis Mourneau
1996 An Occasional Hell Salomé Breziner
1997 Breaking Up Robert Greenwald
1998 Love from Ground Zero Stephen Grynberg
1998 Billboard Dad Alan Metter
2000 Get Carter Stephen Kay
2000 Lost Souls Janusz Kamiński
2001 Driven Renny Harlin
2001 The Center of the World Wayne Wang
2001 Training Day Antoine Fuqua 1st collaboration with Fuqua
2002 Highway James Cox
2003 Tears of the Sun Antoine Fuqua
2005 The Island Michael Bay
2006 Smokin' Aces Joe Carnahan
2007 The Kingdom Peter Berg
2009 Avatar James Cameron Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Cinematography
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated- New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematographer
Nominated- Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cinematography
2010 The A-Team Joe Carnahan
2011 Real Steel Shawn Levy
2013 Runner Runner Brad Furman
2014 The Equalizer Antoine Fuqua
2015 Southpaw
2016 The Magnificent Seven
2019 Dark Phoenix Simon Kinberg
2019 Mosul Matthew Michael Carnahan
2020 Infinite Antoine Fuqua Filming

Short films

Year Title Director Source
1993 Drag Mark Pavia [3]
2002 Ticker Joe Carnahan [4]
2006 The Call Antoine Fuqua [5]
2011 The Black Mamba Robert Rodriguez [6]
2017 Eat Together Michael Clowater [7]


Year Title Director Notes
1997–1998 Tracey Takes On... N/A 17 episodes
2006 Faceless Joe Carnahan TV movie;
1st collaboration with Carnahan


  1. "Mauro Fiore". Retrieved March 9, 2010.
  2. "Daily Herald". Retrieved April 2, 2010.
  3. "Mark Pavia's "DRAG"". Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  4. "BMW Films-The Hire-Ticker". Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  5. "Pirelli Tires "The Call" web film starring John Malkovich -Antoine Fuqua". Vimeo. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  6. "Kobe Bryant is, "The Black Mamba". Directed by Robert Rodriguez. (Polskie napisy)". Vimeo. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  7. "PRESIDENT'S CHOICE "EAT TOGETHER"". Vimeo. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
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