Dyanna Taylor

Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Director

Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Director


Dyanna Taylor is known for her work on Mulan (2020), North Country (2005) and McFarland, USA (2015).
Awards
3 wins & 2 nominations.

Known For


Mulan
Mulan
Camera and Electrical Department (2020)
North Country
North Country
Camera and Electrical Department (2005)
McFarland, USA
McFarland, USA
Camera and Electrical Department (2015)
American Masters
American Masters
Cinematographer (1995-2014)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
CinematographerThe People vs. Agent Orange
(Documentary)
2021
CinematographerWho Will Write Our History
(Documentary) (director of photography)
2018
CinematographerMemories of Miss O'Keeffe
(Short)
2017
CinematographerBehold the Earth
(Documentary)
2017
CinematographerBe There for Your Child
(Video short)
2015
CinematographerDying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary
(Documentary)
2014
CinematographerAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (4 episodes) - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (2014) - Ernest Hemingway: Rivers to the Sea (2005) - F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams (2001) - Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius (1999)
1999-2014
CinematographerThe Weight of the Nation
(TV Series documentary)
2012
CinematographerThe Dancer Films
(Short)
2011
CinematographerNative Century
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot
2010
CinematographerSky Island
(Documentary short)
2010
CinematographerIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Blessed Is the Match (2010)
2010
CinematographerThe Alzheimer's Project
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Momentum in Science (2009)
2009
CinematographerBlessed Is the Match
(Documentary) (director of photography)
2008
CinematographerAmerican Experience
(TV Series documentary) (2 episodes) - Kit Carson (2008) - Secrets of a Master Builder: The Story of James B. Eads (2000)
2000-2008
CinematographerChristmas and the Civil War
(TV Movie documentary)
2006
CinematographerThe Killer Within
(Documentary)
2006
CinematographerArt in the Twenty-First Century
(TV Series documentary) (3 episodes) - Memory (2005) - Loss & Desire (2003) - Spirituality (2001)
2001-2005
CinematographerNature
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - The Dolphin Defender (2005)
2005
CinematographerJoan of Arc
(TV Movie documentary)
2005
CinematographerHomeland: Four Portraits of Native Action
(Documentary)
2005
CinematographerImaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust
(Documentary)
2004
CinematographerPatrick
(TV Movie documentary)
2004
CinematographerReluctant Saint: Francis of Assisi
(TV Movie documentary)
2003
CinematographerAgnes Martin: With My Back to the World
(Documentary) (director of photography)
2003
CinematographerWhat I Want My Words to Do to You: Voices from Inside a Women's Maximum Security Prison
(Documentary)
2003
CinematographerCrime & Punishment
(TV Series documentary)
2002
CinematographerPlagues: The Ebola Riddle
(TV Movie documentary)
2001
CinematographerPatriotic
(Short)
2000
CinematographerGreat Performances
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Swingin' with Duke: The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (1999) - Porgy and Bess: An American Voice (1998)
1998-1999
CinematographerVanished!
(TV Movie documentary)
1999
CinematographerThree Cats from Miami and Other Pet Practitioners
(TV Movie documentary)
1998
CinematographerEdward James: Builder of Dreams
(Documentary)
1995
CinematographerPassageways: James Turrell
(Documentary short)
1995
Cinematographer500 Nations
(TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes) - Roads Across the Plains (1995) - Attack on Culture (1995) - Removal (1995) - Cauldron of War (1995) - Invasion of the Coast (1995)
1995
CinematographerA Change of Heart with Ram Dass1994
CinematographerAmerica Undercover
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Multiple Personality Disorder: The Search for Deadly Memories (1993)
1993
CinematographerFaith Under Fire
(TV Movie documentary)
1992
CinematographerNova
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - The Chip vs. the Chessmaster (1991)
1991
CinematographerLet It Begin Here
(TV Movie documentary)
1990
CinematographerWithout Borders
(TV Movie documentary)
1989
CinematographerCommon Threads: Stories from the Quilt
(Documentary)
1989
CinematographerHigh Fidelity
(Documentary)
1989
CinematographerIn the Blood
(Documentary)
1989
CinematographerHeavy Petting
(Documentary)
1989
CinematographerHaiti Dreams of Democracy
(TV Movie documentary)
1988
CinematographerA Jumpin' Night in the Garden of Eden
(Documentary)
1988
CinematographerOnly One Earth
(TV Mini-Series documentary)
1987
CinematographerEat and Run
(director of photography)
1987
CinematographerLe fin d'un long silence
(Documentary)
1986
CinematographerPumping Iron II: The Women
(Documentary)
1985
CinematographerThe American Sportsman
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Annapurna: A Woman's Place (1980)
1980
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentDave Grusin: Not Enough Time
(Documentary) (additional photography) (completed)
Camera and Electrical DepartmentLove is Love is Love
(camera operator - segment "Late Lunch")
2020
Camera and Electrical DepartmentMulan
(director of photography: scenic unit)
2020
Camera and Electrical DepartmentSeeing Allred
(Documentary) (cinematographer: second unit)
2018
Camera and Electrical DepartmentIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) (additional cinematography - 1 episode) - Mimi and Dona (2015) ... (additional cinematography)
2015
Camera and Electrical DepartmentMcFarland, USA
(director of photography: second unit)
2015
Camera and Electrical DepartmentIt Happened Here
(Documentary) (additional camera)
2014
Camera and Electrical DepartmentBuck
(Documentary) (cinematographer: Red Bluff, California)
2011
Camera and Electrical DepartmentLove Ranch
(additional camera operator)
2010
Camera and Electrical DepartmentStop-Loss
(camera operator: "c" camera, performance footage)
2008
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Yellow Handkerchief
(director of photography: second unit)
2008
Camera and Electrical DepartmentReal Sex
(TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 9 episodes) - Real Sex 32 (2005) ... (camera operator) - Let It All Hang Out (2002) ... (camera operator) - Real Sex 28: Bedroom Tricks & Treats (2001) ... (camera operator) - Real Sex 9 (1994) ... (camera operator) - Real Sex 7 (1993) ... (camera operator) Show all 9 episodes
1990-2005
Camera and Electrical DepartmentNorth Country
(director of photography: second unit)
2005
Camera and Electrical DepartmentEvolution
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode) - Extinction! (2002) ... (camera operator)
2002
Camera and Electrical DepartmentMiddle School Confessions
(TV Movie documentary) (additional camera)
2002
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Orgasm Special: A Real Sex Xtra
(TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
2001
Camera and Electrical DepartmentNature
(TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode) - Dogs: The Early Years (2001) ... (camera operator)
2001
Camera and Electrical DepartmentJames Ellroy's Feast of Death
(Documentary) (additional camera operator)
2001
Camera and Electrical DepartmentParadise Lost 2: Revelations
(TV Movie documentary) (additional photography)
2000
Camera and Electrical DepartmentA Conversation with Gregory Peck
(TV Movie documentary) (additional photographer)
2000
Camera and Electrical DepartmentSahara
(TV Movie documentary) (director of photography: additional photography)
2000
Camera and Electrical DepartmentAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (additional photographer - 1 episode, 1999) (cinematographer - 1 episode, 1995) - A Conversation with Gregory Peck (1999) ... (additional photographer) - Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul (1995) ... (cinematographer: documentary sequences)
Camera and Electrical DepartmentAmerican Experience
(TV Series documentary) (additional cinematographer - 1 episode, 1999) (additional photographer - 1 episode, 1999) - Hoover Dam (1999) ... (additional cinematographer) / (additional photographer)
Camera and Electrical DepartmentLiberty! The American Revolution
(TV Mini-Series) (additional camera operator - 6 episodes) - The World Turned Upside Down: 1778-1783 (1997) ... (additional camera operator) - Are We to Be a Nation? 1783-1788 (1997) ... (additional camera operator) - The Times That Try Men's Souls: 1776-1777 (1997) ... (additional camera operator) - Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777-1778 (1997) ... (additional camera operator) - The Reluctant Revolutionaries: 1763-1774 (1997) ... (additional camera operator) Show all 6 episodes
1997
Camera and Electrical DepartmentNova
(TV Series documentary) (additional cinematographer - 1 episode) - Coma (1997) ... (additional cinematographer)
1997
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe West
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (additional cinematography - 9 episodes) - Ghost Dance (1887 -1914) (1996) ... (additional cinematography) - One Sky Above Us (1887-1914) (1996) ... (additional cinematography) - Geography Of Hope (1877-1887) (1996) ... (additional cinematography) - Fight No More Forever (1874-1877) (1996) ... (additional cinematography) - Grandest Enterprise Under God (1868-1874) (1996) ... (additional cinematography) Show all 9 episodes
1996
Camera and Electrical DepartmentEnid Is Sleeping
(camera operator: second unit)
1990
Camera and Electrical DepartmentMaking of the Sports Illustrated 25th Anniversary Swimsuit Issue
(TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
1989
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Exiles
(Documentary) (camera operator)
1989
Camera and Electrical DepartmentMarried to the Mob
(photography: second unit)
1988
Camera and Electrical DepartmentHigh Wire
(Documentary short) (additional camera operator)
1984
Camera and Electrical DepartmentLillian Gish
(Documentary) (camera operator)
1984
Camera and Electrical DepartmentAll About Mankiewicz
(Documentary) (camera: US Crew)
1983
Camera and Electrical DepartmentCardiac Arrest
(second assistant camera)
1980
Camera and Electrical DepartmentGates of Heaven
(Documentary) (additional photographer)
1978
RoleTitleYear
DirectorAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (2014)
2014
DirectorLa Triste Historia-A Symphonic Celebration of the Day of the Dead2013
DirectorVanished!
(TV Movie documentary)
1999
DirectorThe American Sportsman
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Annapurna: A Woman's Place (1980)
1980
RoleTitleYear
ProducerAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (2014) ... (executive producer)
2014
ProducerThe American Sportsman
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Annapurna: A Woman's Place (1980) ... (producer)
1980
RoleTitleYear
ActressAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Narrator - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (2014) ... Narrator (voice)
2014
RoleTitleYear
WriterAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (2014)
2014
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorMulan
(scenic unit director: China)
2020
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe American Sportsman
(TV Series) Self - Climber - Annapurna: A Woman's Place (1980) ... Self - Climber
1980