|Intro||American cinematographer and co-founder of the American Society of Cinematographers|
|From||United States of America|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||26 April 1890, Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado, U.S.A.|
|Death||25 September 1947, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A. (aged 57 years)|
Joseph H. August, A.S.C. (26 April 1890 – 25 September 1947) was an American cinematographer and co-founder of the American Society of Cinematographers.
His films included Gunga Din (1939) for which he was nominated for Academy Award for Best Cinematography, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939), The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941), and Portrait of Jennie (1948).
He died in 1947 shortly after completing filming of Portrait of Jennie. He received his second Oscar nomination, posthumously, for this film.
- Hell's Hinges (1916)
- The Aryan (1916)
- 'Blue Blazes' Rawden (1918)
- Selfish Yates (1918)
- St. Elmo (1923)
- The Vagabond Trail (1924)
- Tumbleweeds (1925)
- The Beloved Rogue (1927)
- Two Arabian Knights (1928)
- Don't Marry (1928)
- Up the River (1930)
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)