Steven Bernstein, ASC, DGA, is an American cinematographer, director and writer. In 1992 he won the Best Artistic Contribution Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival for Like Water for Chocolate alongside Emmanuel Lubezki. He also won the Cannes Golden Lion for his work in commercials. His book Film Production (Focal Press) has been translated into several languages and at one time was the best selling text book about film making. Bernstein is a 2014 ASC nominee for the Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in One-Hour Episodic Television Series Award for his work on "Magic City". He has acted in minor roles in several films, has directed shorts, music videos and television commercials and has lectured widely. He made his directing feature film debut with 2014's Decoding Annie Parker for which he was awarded The Alfred P. Sloan Award at the Hampton's International Film Festival. He is currently in production for Dominion, a feature film about the final days of Dylan Thomas's life, starring John Malkovich, Rhys Ifans, Rodrigo Santoro, Romola Garai & Tony Hale, which he wrote and is directing.