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Cian de Buitléar has over twenty years experience as director of photography (D.O.P)
He started film making with his father Eamon making natural history films for BBC, National Geographic, RTE, TG4, etc. He has worked on series such as "Wildlife on One" and "The Natural World" with David Attenborough. In recent years he has worked mainly on feature films, commericials and documentaries.He is married to Bairbre with two sons Colm and Eoin. He lives in An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe.

Cian De Buitléar filming Galway Hookers Cian De Buitléar on set of Cian de Buitléar

Some Credits include:

Director of Photography (D.O.P) on all underwater sequences on " Saving Private Ryan"
Camera Operator on main unit
Director - Steven Spielberg.
Academy Award Winner - Oscar Best Photography.

Director of Photography (D.O.P) - "Man about Dog"
Director Paddy Breathnach 2003/2004
(Highest grossing Irish Film 2004)
Nominated Best Photography IFTA.

Director of Photography (D.O.P) - "I Went Down"
Director Paddy Breathnach
Winner of Best Cinematograhy Irish Film and Television Academy 2000.

Director of Photography (D.O.P) - "Blowdry" Miramax
Producer Sydney Pollack 2001.

2nd Unit + Aerial Director of Photography - "The Boxer"
Director Jim Sheridan.

2nd Unit Director of Photography - " Dancing at Lughnasa"
Director Pat O' Connor

Hundreds of Commercial credits including
Coca Cola, Toyota, Vodafone, Tennets, Guiness, Heineken, Hennessey, Ballygowan, National Lottery, Eircom, ESAT, Meteor, VHI, Carolans, Baileys etc.

:: Éamon de Buitléar
:: Ireland on Film
:: Teach Solais

Cian de Buitléar
An Sruthán,
An Cheathrú Rua,
Co na Gaillimhe
e: ciandebuitlear@eircom.net



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