Christopher Challis Net Worth
Christopher Challis made money by Directors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Christopher Challis earned $98 Million. Exact sum is $98000000.
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Birth date: March 18, 1919, London, United Kingdom
Death date: May 31, 2012, Bristol, United Kingdom
Birth place: London, England, UK
Profession: Cinematographer, Camera Department, Miscellaneous Crew
Spouse: Sylvia Challis
Children: Sarah Challis, Drummond Challis
Awards: BAFTA Special Award (Film), BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography (Colour)
Wikipedia Source: Christopher Challis
Christopher George Joseph Challis BSC, FRPS was a British cinematographer who worked on more than 70 feature films since beginning in the industry during the 1940s. After working as camera operator on several films for Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, he made his debut as director of photography on The End of the River one of their projects as producers. After filming of the The End of the River concluded, Challis was camera operator under Jack Cardiff on The Red Shoes. He did not object to the demotion as he wanted to work on the film. Following this he went back to being director of photography. He was cinematographer on most of Powell and Pressburgers later films, including The Small Back Room, The Elusive Pimpernel, The Tales of Hoffmann, Oh… Rosalinda!!, The Battle of the River Plate and Ill Met by Moonlight.