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
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
Code Name: Foxfire
Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac
The Executioner’s Song