About

Paul Babin, M.F.A, M.A., is a Cinematographer and Life and Leadership Coach. He  works with creative people who want to enhance the quality of their life and work.

For over 30 years, Paul has been one of the most successful and respected cinematographers in Hollywood. He has had the pleasure of collaborating with many of the industry’s greatest directors, among them Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Weir and James Cameron on films such as Always, The Rainmaker, Fearless and Terminator 2. Known for both his camera skill and ability to connect with cast and crew, in 2012, he received the highest possible honor for his work, the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Society of Camera Operators.

Paul holds an BA and MFA in Cinema from the University of Southern California as well as a Master’s in Spiritual Psychology and Certification as a Soul-Centered Professional Coach from the University of Santa Monica. Currently, he shares his time between Cinematography, Coaching and Teaching, serving as adjunct professor at the University of Southern California, School of Cinema.

Cinematographer Credits
FEATURE FILMS:
Iron Man 3, Jayne Mansfield’s Car, X-Men: First Class, The Soloist, Iron Man, Valkyrie, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Disturbia, Memoirs of a Geisha, Zathura: A Space Adventure, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, National Treasure, Van Helsing, Anger Management, Impostor, K-PAX, Bounce, Magnolia, The Astronaut’s Wife, Runaway Bride
8MM, My Giant, The Rainmaker, Dear God, Jack, Congo, The River Wild, True Lies, Fearless, Toys, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Bugsy, Always, The Abyss, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, The Tracker, The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains
Maria’s Lovers, Prince Jack
TELEVISION:
The Bridge,, Mad Men, Sons of Anarchy, NCIS, Bones, House M.D., CSI: Miami, 90210, Shark, Boston Legal, U2 3D, Girls Club, T2 3-D: Battle Across Time, Weird Science, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, 
Tour of Duty, TV 101, Downtown, Codename: Foxfire, Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac, The Executioner’s Song