JIM DENAULT (Director of Photography) most recently worked with director Jay Roach on the HBO drama "Recount," about the 2000 presidential election, which debuted in May. He also served as director of photography on the recent feature releases "Freedom Writers," for director Richard LaGravenese, and "The Passage."
His work will next be seen in the romantic comedy "She's Out of My League," currently in post-production.
Denault's credits encompass a diverse range of films, including the Merchant-Ivory production "Heights"; the HBO film "Maria Full of Grace," which won the Audience Award at Sundance in 2006; "City of Ghosts," for writer/director Matt Dillon; HBO's "Real Women Have Curves" and "The Believer," both honored with Sundance awards; "Our Song"; the groundbreaking drama "Boys Don't Cry"; "Clockwatchers," a 1997 nominee for Sundance's Grand Jury Prize; and "Illtown." His work on the thriller "Nadja" earned a 1996 Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Cinematography.
Denault went on to receive a 2005 Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Cinematography on a Single-Camera Series for his photography on the acclaimed HBO series "Carnivàle." His additional television credits include HBO's "Six Feet Under" and a number of network pilots, including "Push, Nevada" for ABC.