skip navigation
Overview for Terry Hopkins
Terry Hopkins

Terry Hopkins


TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cinematography ...


Cinematography (feature film)

American Masters - Leonard Bernstein: Reach for the Note (1998) as Cinematographer
Life story of American conductor and composer, Leonard Bernstein.
Crocodile Dundee II (1988) as Additional Camera Operator (New York)
Crocodile returns to the outback.
Call Me (1988) as Additional Camera Operator
After receiving a crank phone call a woman, thinking it was her boyfriend playing a joke, goes to the appointed designation, and witnesses a murder.
No Applause, Just Throw Money (1987) as Cinematographer
In Our Hands (1983) as Camera Operator
A chronicle focusing in on the largest peace demonstration in the history of the world, which took place on June 12, 1982. One million people were in New York on what's been described as a magical day, speaking in one voice to "stop the nuclear arms race." There were forty-three volunteer camera te

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Crocodile Dundee (1986) as Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit) (New York)
An American reporter tracks down an Australian frontiersman and brings him back to the States.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Cookie's Fortune (1999) as Prop Maker
In a small Mississippi town, Cookie Orcutt discreetly kills herself in order to join her late husband. But her uptight daughter can't stand the idea of a suicide in the family, and rearranges the evidence to seem like murder. The investigation of the alleged murder reveals hidden secrets about the p

Cinematography (special)

Mill Times (2002) as Cinematographer
Special that takes viewers on a journey through the industrial revolution, beginning with the founding of America's first textile mill in the 1790s and ending in modern times. Author-illustrator David Macauley hosts the family-oriented program that features an animated character-driven story that is
Raise the Alabama! (2002) as Director Of Photography
The Alabama was the Confederacy's most feared ship. Considered ghost-like for its ability to slip into battle undetected to attack its prey, it was sunk by the U.S.S. Kearsage after claiming over 60 wins. Marine archaeologist Gordon Watts leads a team of divers 200 feet below sea level to excavate t
Evolution (2001) as Camera
Documentary series that focuses on how life evolved from water to earth and how humans evolved from nonhuman species. The series focuses heavily on Copernicus and Charles Darwin and concentrates on telling the story of evolution as a scientific fact.
18 Ways to Make a Baby (2001) as Camera
With male couples having children through surrogates and donors, women over sixty having babies, and babies being born with borrowed DNA, options open to infertile couples are wider than ever before, not to mention the possibility of manipulating a child's DNA.
Fatal Flood (2001) as Cinematographer
In the spring of 1927, after weeks of incessant rains, the Mississippi River went on a rampage from Cairo, Illinois, to New Orleans, Louisiana, inundating hundreds of towns, killing as many as a thousand people and leaving a million homeless. In Greenville, Mississippi, efforts to contain the river
Richard Rodgers: The Sweetest Sounds (2001) as Director Of Photography
The program celebrates the master of the 20th century musical -- Richard Rodgers -- the magic behind "Oklahoma," "Carousel," "The King and I," "Pal Joey" and "The Sound of Music." Rodgers composed over 800 songs and wrote more than 40 musicals, yet his name is inseparable from his two famous collabo
Rockefellers, The (2000) as Camera
Few families in America have been as powerful, as admired or as hated as the Rockefellers -- and no family has been as rich. Over the course of more than a century, they exerted an unparalleled influence over nearly every aspect of American life, from business and government to art and education.
Building Big (2000) as Cinematography ("Domes") ("Skyscrapers") ("Dams") ("Tunnels") ("Bridges")
Documentary that features some of the planet's most spectacular structures, highlighting the engineering principles and human stories behind these achievements. Part 1 focuses on bridges, from the stone arch bridges of the Roman Empire, to Japan's giant all-steel Akashi-Kaikyo suspension bridge, th
Urban Elephant (2000) as Cinematographer
Documentary that profiles eight different elephants, all of whom have lived in captivity, from circuses, to zoos, to hard labor. Highlights include a 52-year-old female that encounters other elephants for the first time in 25 years. The program underscores the intelligence and social complexity of t
MacArthur (1999) as Camera
Profile of American general Douglas MacArthur -- liberator of the Philippines; shogun of occupied Japan; and victor of the Battle of Inchon.
Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius (1999) as Cinematographer
Profile of artist Robert Rauschenberg, known for blurring the line between painting and sculpture with his multi-sided "combines."
Meltdown at Three Mile Island (1999) as Additional Cinematography
On March 28, 1979, a reactor at Three Mile Island nuclear power facility near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, overheated, releasing radioactive gas and water. During the next week, scientists scrambled to prevent a meltdown, officials rushed in to calm public fears and more than 100,000 residents fled to
Porgy and Bess: An American Voice (1998) as Camera
Documentary exploring the history of the controversial American opera, "Porgy and Bess," written by George and Ira Gershwin. Includes footage of rehearsals and early performances of the opera, dramatizations, and interviews with singers, actors, scholars and critics.
Reagan (1998) as Camera
Two-part documentary special on Ronald Reagan, who in 1989, after two terms in office, left the White House as one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and one of the most controversial. When his Hollywood career began to wane, Reagan turned to politics. His opponents underestimated hi
Science Odyssey, A (1998) as Camera
Five-part, ten-hour special hosted by journalist Charles Osgood chronicling 20th century science, technology, experimentation and discovery.
America in the Forties (1998) as Cinematographer
Documentary special crafted from the moods and memories of a generation of Americans whose childhoods were shaped by the Great Depression and whose character was forged in the chaos of World War II. Told through the true-life experiences of these storytellers who lived in the 1940s.
Surviving the Dust Bowl (1998) as Additional Cinematography
For 10 years, beginning in 1930, dust storms ravaged the parched and overplowed southern plains, turning bountiful wheat fields into desert. They were called "Black Blizzards," dark clouds reaching miles into the sky, churning millions of tons of dirt into torrents of destruction. Disease, hardship
Margaret Sanger (1998) as Cinematographer
Profile of Margaret Sanger, pioneer feminist and birth control advocate. Combines narration with readings of quotes, archival footage, still photography, newspaper accounts, period film clips and interviews.
Alexander Calder (1998) as Cinematographer
Profile of American sculptor Alexander Calder (1898-1976), best known for inventing the mobile and stabile, and creating wire sculptures.
Leonard Bernstein: Reaching For the Note (1998) as Director Of Photography
Documentary commemorating the 80th birthday of composer, conductor, teacher and public figure Leonard Bernstein. Includes interviews with Bernstein's family, friends, colleagues, peers and critics and Bernstein's own words, both written and recorded.
Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie, The (1997) as Director Of Photography
Documentary following the life of Andrew Carnegie from his impoverished origins in Dunfermline, Scotland, through his business career. Also traces the roots of Carnegie's philanthropy, eventually giving away $350 million.
Odyssey, The (1996) as Director Of Photography
Documentary exploring Homer's tale of the incredible journey of Odysseus, the Trojan war hero, back to his family and kingdom in Ithaca. Through clips from the movie "Ulysses," NASA footage of the disastrous Apollo 13 mission and interviews, the special relives Odysseus' extraordinary journey, links
Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light (1995) as Cinematographer
Documentary portrait of the life and work of fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon who revolutionized the very concept of fashion photography. Avedon, who began his career photographing showbiz personalities, but later moved on to recording ordinary people and political events, left an in
Way West, The (1995) as Additional Cinematography
A documentary exploring the history of the American West from the time of the Gold Rush until shortly after the last of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee (1845 - 1893).
Rod Serling: Submitted For Your Approval (1995) as Director Of Photography
Profile of Rod Serling, screenwriter and creator of the television series, "The Twilight Zone."
500 Nations (1995) as Director Of Photography
Four-part documentary offering a history of Native Americans from Central America to the Arctic Circle.
Search and Seizure: The Supreme Court and the Police (1992) as Director Of Photography
A special detailing the history of the Fourth Amendment. Historians, legal experts and law enforcement officials talk about the landmark Supreme Court cases on the search and seizure power of the police.
Statue of Liberty, The (1985) as Cinematographer
The film tells the story of the Statue of Liberty as a gift from the French to the American people. The film features original material relating to the genesis, innovative construction, and carefully orchestrated installation of the monument, as well as testimonials by historians, politicians, and i

Producer (special)

500 Nations (1995) as 2nd Unit Producer (2nd Unit)
Four-part documentary offering a history of Native Americans from Central America to the Arctic Circle.

Film Production - Main (special)

Incredible Human Body, The (2002) as Additional Photography
Scientific advancements and the use of revolutionary imaging systems have contributed to a new understanding of human anatomy. The program explores the enigmatic human body from the inside out, utilizing the latest 4-D imaging systems.
On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying in America (2000) as Additional Photography
A look at the complex choices that confront us at the end of life. From interviews across the country, Bill Moyers reports on human stories of the dying, their families and their caregivers, as they struggle to balance medical intervention with comfort and humanity at the end of life. Also, medical,
Africans in America -- America's Journey Through Slavery (1998) as Additional Photography
Documentary examining the historical roots of today's social problems by exploring the history of slavery in America. From the nation's early days as an English settlement to the start of the Civil War, each part focuses on a different chapter in the struggle to define freedom. Combines first-person
Innovation (1997) as Additional Photography ("Man-Made Man")
Three-part special based on the cycle of life, from birth to old age. Examines how revolutionary advances in medical technology are ensuring healthy babies, preventing some of the most common fatal illnesses and enhancing the quality of of life of the aged.
Telephone, The (1997) as Additional Photography
Documentary about the invention of the telephone and how it quickly was transformed from novelty into necessity at the turn of the 20th century.
Heart of a Child (1997) as Additional Photography
Documentary follows one family's struggles to save the life of their four-year-old daughter who needed multiple transplant surgeries.
O.J. Simpson Trial: Beyond Black and White (1996) as Photography
Special takes a look at the issue of race and its role in the O.J. Simpson trial. A cross-section of African-Americans discusses its opinions of the trial, verdict and the issues that were raised and offers differing views on Simpson's guilt or innocence and racial inequality in the American justice
Healing and the Mind With Bill Moyers (1993) as Photography (Part 3)
A three-part program examining connections between mind and body and how healing is related to the mind.
Portrait of Great Britain, The (1990) as Photography
A four-part documentary about the history and people of Great Britain.
Brooklyn Bridge (1982) as Additional Photography
Recounts the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge (1869-1883) through archival footage and stills.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute