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Roberto Schaefer is a BAFTA nominated Cinematographer and a member of the ASC & AIC who lives in Los Angeles and is fluent in Italian. Schaefer began his film career in Europe working for Martin Scorsese, Joe Pykta and Nestor Almendros. He eventually moved to Los Angeles to shoot for Director Chris Guest. Schaefer shot classic films for Guest such as Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show and For Your Consideration. Soon thereafter, Schaefer and Director Marc Forster began an extensive collaboration shooting nine films including Monster's Ball, Finding Neverland, Stranger Than Fiction, Stay, The Kite Runner, Quantum of Solace, and Machine Gun Preacher. Schaefer has been collaborating with a variety of Directors, including Director Lee Daniels for The Paperboy, The Host with Andrew Niccol, Miles Ahead for Director Don Cheadle and Red Sea Diving Resort for Director Gideon Raff.
Roberto is based in Los Angeles and is married to Caroline Eselin.