When Oscar-winning visual effects supervisors need a cinematographer, they turn to Timothy E. Angulo. Timʼs passion for ﬁlmmaking at an early age led him to a degree from the Brooks Institute of Photography and a Fellowship at the American Film Institute. Out of AFI, Tim co-founded and worked as in-house Director of Photography for The Chandler Group, a visual effects production company in Los Angeles. Over his career, Tim has shot visual effects for scores of blockbuster features including ARMAGEDDON, THE CORE, THE WATCHMEN, TERMINATOR SALVATION and NIGHT AT MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN. His work as a 2nd unit DP includes the cult hit, TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE.
Tim ﬁlmed effects sequences for all three installments of the SPIDER-MAN franchise, including Oscar-winning work on SPIDER-MAN 2 for John Dykstra and Scott Stokdyk. Tim has the distinction of having photographed miniatures and effects for SIX ﬁlms over two incarnations of the BATMAN franchise including THE DARK KNIGHT, and THE DARK NIGHT RISES for Christopher Nolan. Timʼs most recent collaborations with Nolanʼs team included Oscar-winning effects photography under Paul Franklin and Ian Hunter on both INCEPTION and INTERSTELLAR.
In addition to his feature effects work, Tim also shoots commercials, promos and special venue projects like the recently completed WORLD OF COLOR for DISNEYʼS CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE featuring NEAL PATRICK HARRIS. Tim has experience with multiple camera systems and formats. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Visual Effects Society and International Cinematographers Guild (Local 600).
Always interested in new challenges, Tim continues to focus and hone his skills on 1st unit productions and high-end commercial work. Most recently, he has embraced the new technology of Virtual Reality with one of the worldʼs ﬁrst cinematic, narrative 360º immersive VR music videos, “New Generation” for the band Galvanized Souls set to debut in 2015. His wide experience and enthusiasm make him a pleasure to work with and a valuable asset on any set. He is available for work worldwide