Derek Cianfrance Net Worth

Derek Cianfrance Net Worth is
$10 Million

Derek Cianfrance Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Derek Cianfrance began making movies at age 13. He later attended The University of Colorado where he studied under avant-garde film legends Stan Brakhage and Phil Solomon. His first three films, 'Five O'clock Shadow', 'Raw Footage', and Brother Tied (1998), won consecutive Goldfarb Awards for best film. Raw Footage went on to be awarded a Special...

Date Of BirthJanuary 23, 1974
Place Of BirthLakewood, Colorado, United States
ProfessionDirector, Writer, Cinematographer
EducationUniversity of Colorado Boulder
SpouseShannon Plumb
ChildrenCody Cianfrance, Walker Cianfrance
NominationsGotham Independent Film Award for Best Feature Film, Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography
1When you shoot on film, there's an urgency that starts happening. On 35 mm 2 perf, you have about nine minutes and twenty seconds and then the mag [film magazine] runs out. And the actors pretty quickly start to recognize that time. The actors are like athletes.It's like a quarter of football. They have nine minutes and twenty seconds to get some points on the board to make things happen. They can feel it. Versus on digital - you can shoot forever.
2[describing Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper's first meeting in The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)] It was like two alpha wolves, these two guys peeking at each other. I was reading a lot of Jack London at the time.
3[on making Blue Valentine (2010)] There was one day where we were shooting on the bus. That's a bit of a movie trope - the encounter on a bus - and yet when we shot that scene, we had a rainbow come out of nowhere. When stuff like that happens, and I know it sounds kind of corny, but you really feel that you are doing the right thing at the right time.
1Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Michelle Williams in Blue Valentine (2010).
2In Blue Valentine (2010), he had co-stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams live together for a month in house that would be their on-screen home.
3Acts in Towheads (2013) which was directed by wife Shannon Plumb, who also stars in it, along with their sons Walker and Cody.
4Friend of Ryan Gosling's since 2006 and has directed him in two films.


Empire of the Summer Moonpre-production
The Light Between Oceans2016
The Place Beyond the Pines2012
Blue Valentine2010
The Power of Dreams - Dream the Impossible2008TV Series documentary short
Black and White: A Portrait of Sean Combs2006TV Movie documentary
Lately There Have Been Many Misunderstandings in the Zimmerman Home2006Short
Battlegrounds: King of the Court2005TV Series documentary
Meet the Lucky Ones2004Short
Battlegrounds: King of the World2004TV Series documentary
Run-D.M.C. and Jam Master Jay: The Last Interview2002TV Short documentary
Shots in the Dark2001TV Movie documentary
Brother Tied1998


Metalhead2016story post-production
Empire of the Summer Moonwriter pre-production
The Light Between Oceans2016written for the screen by
The Place Beyond the Pines2012screenplay / story
Blue Valentine2010written by
Brother Tied1998writer


Meet the Lucky Ones2004Short
Quattro Noza2003
Run-D.M.C. and Jam Master Jay: The Last Interview2002TV Short documentary
Shots in the Dark2001TV Movie documentary
Traveling Miles: Cassandra Wilson2000Documentary
Brother Tied1998


Shots in the Dark2001TV Movie documentary
Brother Tied1998



Camera Department

B.I.K.E.2006Documentary cinematographer: second unit


Backcountry2014/Igrateful thanks
Reliever2014Short special thanks
Lost River2014thanks
Alex of Venice2014special thanks
Dot2014/IShort special thanks


Film '722016TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Last Call with Carson Daly2013-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Director Series2015Documentary shortHimself
Going to the Place Beyond the Pines2013Video documentary shortHimself
Film Fiend2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
At the Movies2010TV SeriesHimself
New York Conversations2010DocumentaryHimself
TV Festival Du Cannes 20102010TV MovieHimself

Won Awards

2014Literary AwardPEN Center USA West Literary AwardsScreenplayThe Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
2011International Debut AwardGöteborg Film FestivalBlue Valentine (2010)
2011OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest First FeatureBlue Valentine (2010)
2010CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising FilmmakerBlue Valentine (2010)
2003Cinematography AwardSundance Film FestivalDramaticStreets of Legend (2003)
1998Special Jury AwardFlorida Film FestivalBrother Tied (1998)
1998Best FeatureKudzu Film FestivalBrother Tied (1998)
1998Prize of the Ecumenical JuryMannheim-Heidelberg International FilmfestivalBrother Tied (1998)

Nominated Awards

2016Film and Literature AwardFilm by the Sea International Film FestivalThe Light Between Oceans (2016)
2016Golden LionVenice Film FestivalBest FilmThe Light Between Oceans (2016)
2013DFCCDublin Film Critics Circle AwardsBest DirectorThe Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
2011ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest Original ScreenplayBlue Valentine (2010)
2011OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest First ScreenplayBlue Valentine (2010)
2010ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Original ScreenplayBlue Valentine (2010)
2010Un Certain Regard AwardCannes Film FestivalBlue Valentine (2010)
2010Golden CameraCannes Film FestivalBlue Valentine (2010)
2010Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest FeatureBlue Valentine (2010)
2010Grand Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticBlue Valentine (2010)
2010Golden EyeZurich Film FestivalBest International Feature FilmBlue Valentine (2010)
2004Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest CinematographyStreets of Legend (2003)
1998Grand Jury AwardFlorida Film FestivalNarrativeBrother Tied (1998)

Known for movies

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