Manuel Alberto Claro

(1970 – )

Cinematographer. Born 3 April, 1970 in Santiago, Chile. Claro graduated as a still photographer at Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan. He worked as an assistant photographer in Milan, New York and Copenhagen before enrolling in the National Film School of Denmark where he graduated in 2001.

As a cinematographer, Claro has worked in most genres and has photographed children's films, short films and documentaries. Claro has worked with directors such as Heidi Maria Faist, Christoffer Boe and, in documentary, with Christian Braad Thomsen and Mikala Krogh. More recently, Claro has shot Lars von Trier's 'Melancholia' (2011), 'Nymphomaniac' (2013) and 'The House That Jack Built'.
Title Year Function Category
Rom 2024 Cinematographer DK/Feature
The Cake Dynasty 2023 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Dansegarderoben 2023 Cinematographer TV series
Riget Exodus 2022 Cinematographer
Persona Non Grata 2021 Cinematographer DK/Feature
A Taste of Hunger 2021 Cinematographer DK/Feature
The Pact 2021 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Scandinavian Star (overview) 2020 Director of Photography Series (documentary)
Scandinavian Star 2:6 - The Disaster 2020 Director of Photography Series (documentary)
Scandinavian Star 1:6 2020 Director of Photography Series (documentary)
Another Round 2020 2nd cinematographer DK/Feature
The House that Jack Built 2018 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Ditte & Louise 2018 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Maja 2018 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
La region salvaje 2016 Cinematographer Feature
Ditte & Louise - Sæson 2 2016 Cinematographer TV series
Ditte & Louise - Sæson 1 2015 Cinematographer TV series
Comeback 2015 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Nymphomaniac Director's Cut 2014 Director of Photography DK/Feature
The Arms Drop 2014 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
I Am Talking To You 2013 Stills, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Sex, Drugs & Taxation 2013 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Nymphomaniac 2013 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Rebounce 2011 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Melancholia 2011 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Jag är min egen Dolly Parton 2011 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Blues for Montmartre 2011 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Kill 2011 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
The Good Life 2011 Grading supervisor DK/Documentary
Beast 2011 Cinematographer: 2. unit DK/Feature
Everything Will Be Fine 2010 Manuel, Cinematographer DK/Feature
Videocrazy 2010 Cinematographer Documentary
Limbo 2010 Cinematographer Feature
Empire North 2010 Cinematographic supervisor DK/Documentary
The blessing 2009 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Stages 2009 Cinematographic supervisor DK/Documentary
Everything is Relative 2008 Stills, Director of Photography: locations DK/Documentary
Tempelriddernes skat III - Mysteriet om slangekronen 2008 Cinematographer DK/Feature
The candidate 2008 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Fremkaldt 2008 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
Tempelriddernes skat II 2007 Director of Photography DK/Feature
Snart kommer tiden 2006 Cinematography, Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
Twinkle twinkle little star 2006 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
Ringen 2006 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Mit Danmark - film nr. 4 2006 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Retshjælpen 2006 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Marilyn Mazur - queen of percussion 2006 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Allegro 2005 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Dark horse 2005 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Tid til forandring 2004 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Min far er bokser 2004 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
Silk Road 2004 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Min morfars morder - en film om tilgivelse 2004 Cinematographer: 2. unit DK/Documentary
Small Avalanches 2003 Cinematographer: 2. unit DK/Short fiction
Scratch 2003 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Reconstruction 2003 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Little Daddy 2003 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
Zakka West 2003 Cinematographer DK/Feature
Svend Åge Madsen - at fortælle menneskene 2002 Stills, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
The Boy Below 2002 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
3017-3047 - Fra en samling af numser 2002 Cinematographer DK/Experimental
Araki - The Killing of a Japanese Photographer 2002 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
John and Mia 2002 2nd assistant camera DK/Short fiction
Efterladt 2001 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
Anxiety 2001 Cinematographer DK/Short fiction
Feeding desire 2001 Camera assistant DK/Short fiction
mk 2001 Cinematographer DK/Documentary