JAVIER AGUIRRESAROBE ASC (Director of Photography) Long time master of Spanish cinema, cinematographer Javier Aguirresarobe first gained international acclaim with SECRETS OF THE HEART which was selected by American Cinematographer as one of top fifty films since 1970 in terms of Photography. Having already won six Goya Awards for Best Cinematography, as well as the National Film Award Spain's highest honor in this industry, Aguirresarobe's acclaim was further enhanced working on the atmospheric thriller THE OTHERS directed by Alejandro Amenabar and starring Nicole Kidman.

He has since worked on major American and International features such as Almodovar's TALK TO HER, Amenabar's THE SEA INSIDE, which won an OscarĀ® for Best Foreign Film and earned Aguirresarobe his fifth Goya, John Hillcoat's THE ROAD, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, nominated for a BAFTA for Best Cinematography, and Woody Allen's VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA.

Aguirresarobe's other film credits include: Milos Forman's GOYA'S GHOSTS, James Ivory's THE CITY OF YOUR FINAL DESTINATION, Chris Weitz's NEW MOON and David Slade's ECLIPSE, both the second and third films in the TWILIGHT series, Weitz's A BETTER LIFE, FRIGHT NIGHT, FIVE YEAR ENGAGEMENT, WARM BODIES and, most recently, IDENTITY THIEF starring Jason Bateman and Jessica McCarthy. In 2012, Javier was honored with an invitation to join the membership of the American Society of Cinematographers.