Michael Slovis is an American cinematographer and television director.
Slovis began his professional career in 1981. For many years, he worked as a camera operator on films. He became a cinematographer in 1995, working on the films Party Girl (1995), Half Past Dead (2002), Halloweentown (1998), The Thirteenth Year (1999), and Ready to Run (2000). In 2000, Slovis became a cinematographer on the series Ed, and went on to work on the series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, New Amsterdam, Fringe, Royal Pains, Rubicon, Running Wilde, and Breaking Bad.
As a director, Slovis made his directorial debut with the 2001 television film Spirit. He went on to direct episodes of Ed, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Rubicon, Breaking Bad, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Hell on Wheels. In 2006, Slovis won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a One Hour Series for his work on CSI.
In 2014, Slovis directed an episode of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.
Slovis currently resides in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife Maria. They have three children. He is an alumnus of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and also holds a BFA in Professional Photographic Illustration from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland directing credits
The following is a list of episodes of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland that credit Slovis as their director.
- "Nothing to Fear" (1.09)