Miroslav Ondříček (4 November 1934 – 28 March 2015) was a Czech cinematographer who worked on over 40 films, including Amadeus, Ragtime and if.....
Life and career
Miroslav Ondříček was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Prague, Czech Republic). He studied filmmaking at the Barrandov Studio Training School and began making movies during the Czech New Wave. His first feature film work was on Miloš Forman's Talent Competition. He continued his long working relationship with Forman in the US on such films as Hair, Ragtime and Amadeus.
He is the father of the film director David Ondříček, and was a member of the board of the Film School in Pisek.
Ondříček died in Prague at the age of 80.
- Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
- The Preacher's Wife (1996) – director of photography
- Let It Be Me (1995)
- A League of Their Own (1992) – director of photography
- Awakenings (1990)
- Valmont (1989)
- Funny Farm (1988)
- Big Shots (1987)
- F/X (1986)
- Heaven Help Us (1985)
- Amadeus (1984)
- Silkwood (1983)
- The World According to Garp (1982)
- Ragtime (1980)
- Dark Sun (1980)
- Hair (1979)
- The Divine Emma (1979)
- O Lucky Man! (1973)
- If.... (1968)
- The Fireman's Ball (1967)
- Loves of a Blonde (1965)
Academy Awards (Oscars)
- Nominated – 1984 Best Achievement in Cinematography for Amadeus
- Nominated – 1981 Best Achievement in Cinematography for Ragtime
BAFTA Film Awards
- Won – 1984 Best Cinematography for Amadeus