Edward Klosinski, 65; a Polish cinematographer best known for his work with director Andrzej Wajda (Jan. 5)

Ralph Bradshaw White, 66; an underwater cinematographer who documented the 1985 discovery of the Titanic (Feb. 4)

Kon Ichikawa, 92; a Japanese director best known for antiwar films and a Tokyo Olympics documentary (Feb. 13)

Byron Morgan, 87; a documentary filmmaker for NASA who made enduring images of the early space program (Feb. 13)

David Watkin, 82; a British cinematographer who won an Academy Award for "Out of Africa" (Feb. 19)

Leonard Rosenman, 83; a composer who won Academy Awards for his work on "Barry Lyndon" and "Bound for Glory" and wrote the scores for the James Dean films "East of Eden" and "Rebel Without a Cause" (March 4)

Malvin Wald, 90; who co-wrote the Academy Award-nominated screenplay for the 1948 film "The Naked City" (March 6)

Anthony Minghella, 54; the director of "The English Patient," "Cold Mountain" and "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (March 18)

Abby Mann, 80; the Oscar-winning screenwriter of 1961's "Judgment at Nuremberg" (March 25)

Jules Dassin, 96; a blacklisted filmmaker considered a master of film noir who was best known for "The Naked City" and "Rififi" (March 31)

Guy McElwaine, 71; a former talent agent who rose to become head of Columbia Pictures in the 1980s (April 2)

Alex Grasshoff, 79; a television and film director who won an Academy Award in 1969 for best feature-length documentary and then made Oscar history when he and his fellow producer had to return their golden statuettes on a technicality (April 5)

Bebe Barron, 82; a pioneering composer who scored the 1956 film "Forbidden Planet," the first full-length feature to only use electronic music (April 20)

Joseph S. Miko, 87; a cameraman who filmed the Hungarian revolution (April 28)

Fred Haines, 72; who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated adaptation of "Ulysses" and wrote and directed a film version of "Steppenwolf" (May 4)

John Ranard, 56; a documentary photographer who depicted grim realities of life in modern Russia (May 14)

Sandy Howard, 80; a film and television producer whose credits included "A Man Called Horse" (May 16)

Sydney Pollack, 73; the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie" (May 26)