CORY GERYAK (Director of Photography) received his degree from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. He began his career in Los Angeles by shooting television documentaries and gaffing low budget films for fellow cinematographers. Cory’s experience continued to grow as he became the Chief Lighting Technician on many blockbusters including The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, Her, Mission: Impossible- Ghost Protocol, The Bourne Legacy, Thor, The Prestige and many others. Cory has collaborated with many notable cinematographers such as, Robert Elswit, ASC, Phedon Papamichael, ASC, Wally Pfister, ASC, Harris Savides, ASC, Jess Hall, BSC, and Hoyte VanHoytema. He has firsthand experience working alongside such notable directors as Christopher Nolan, Spike Jonze, James Mangold, Tony Gilroy and Kenneth Branagh.
Cory has again taken his experience to the next level and shot 2nd Unit work for TED 2, as well as some additional photography on A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST. Most recently, Cory has helmed the upcoming thriller, TEMPLE, directed by Michael Barrett. As a Director of Photography, Cory has developed a balance between narrative works, and shooting commercials for such clients as LG, Shell, Kmart, Toyota and Delta Airlines.