Steven Ramsey is a Brooklyn-based Gaffer and Chief Lighting Technician who has worked on more than 60 feature films and episodic TV projects as well as numerous commercials and music videos. His feature credits include JOKER, WEST SIDE STORY, BRIDGE OF SPIES, SISTERS, THE POST, GLASS ONION, A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK, and THE GOLDFINCH, as well as acclaimed independent films such as THE LARAMIE PROJECT, SHERRYBABY, AMERICAN SPLENDOR, GIRLFIGHT and ELECTION. His television credits include HAPPYISH, THE DEUCE, ROYAL PAINS, and THE ROMANOFFS. He worked on the upcoming films KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, directed by Martin Scorsese, IMAGINARY FRIENDS, directed by John Krasinski, and LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND, directed by Sam Esmail.
He considers himself very fortunate to have the opportunity to be a gaffer to the cinematographers whose work inspired him to make a career in filmmaking, including Vittorio Storaro, Janusz Kaminski, Roger Deakins, Caleb Deschanel, Michael Seresin, and Russell Carpenter.
Recent collaborations have received Academy Award nominations for Best Cinematography, including JOKER with cinematography by Lawrence Sher, and WEST SIDE STORY with cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.
Born and raised in Rochester, NY, he graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1993. He has been a member of IATSE Motion Picture Studio Mechanics Local 52 since 1999.
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