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John Cavill


Cinematographer John Cavill was trained in the glory days of state television. After entering the industry at the age of 17, he went on to film everything from comedy to sports — then from the late 1990s, globally successful shows like Hercules, Xena and Spartacus. His CV reflects his experience in shooting action and visual effects. In 2018 Cavill won a Daytime Emmy for Chinese-American production Scars of Nanking

In my career I got to witness the demise of didn’t take more than five years. Film disappeared and it all became digital. Now TV work is offering the same budget as films used to. John Cavill