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Robert Leacock

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Director (feature film)

Catwalk (1995) as Director
Celebrating the rare breed of supermodel who has turned being beautiful into an artform, Christy Turlington guides viewers on a whirlwind, insider tour of the spring fashion collections in Milan, Paris, and New York. Accompanied by fellow supermodels Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Carla Bruni, Turli

Cinematography (feature film)

Shine a Light (2008)
In autumn 2006 the Rolling Stones gave two concerts at Beacon Theatre in New York. Here, in the 2,800-seater old Broadway theatre that opened in 1928, we encounter living legends Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ron Wood and Charlie Watts. Before an enthusiastic audience that includes Hillary and Bill C
Gates, The (2008)
Documents the decades long struggle for approval by the city and the final installation of 7,500 sixteen-foot-high gateways adorned in flying saffron fabric that stood New York's Central Park for sixteen days in February, 2005 created by the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
Matthew Barney: No Restraint (2006)
Sculptor-filmmaker Matthew Barney, best known for his five-part "visual opera" (the "Cremaster" series), is arguably the most famous living experimental filmmaker still working. His sculptures, drawings and installations, which are closely related to his film oeuvre, sell for big money through the B
Looking for Richard (1996) as Cinematographer
Moving from New York's streets to London's reconstructed Globe Theater, and talking with everyone from strangers encountered by chance to scholars and celebrated actors, Al Pacino serves as the voluble, mercurial center of a film that interweaves commentary on Shakespeare with analysis of, rehearsal
Catwalk (1995) as Cinematographer
Celebrating the rare breed of supermodel who has turned being beautiful into an artform, Christy Turlington guides viewers on a whirlwind, insider tour of the spring fashion collections in Milan, Paris, and New York. Accompanied by fellow supermodels Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Carla Bruni, Turli
Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) as Director Of Photography (Documentary/Us; Europe)
Concert film of Madonna's "Blond Ambition" tour, also utilizing interviews with the performer.
Impressions de l'ile des Morts (1986) as Cinematographer
Let's Spend the Night Together (1983) as Camera Operator (New York)
Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones perform 24 songs during two 1980 concerts.
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
Baby Snakes (1979) as Cinematographer
Pumping Iron (1977) as Camera Operator (Holyoke, Massachusetts)
In this documentary, a group of men are followed as they train for the Mr. Olympia contest. Arnold Schwarzenegger had won the title the six previous years and was training for his seventh win during the filming. Schwartzenegger's burgeoning fame is apparent throughout the film, as when one of his co

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Director (special)

Christy Turlington Backstage (1994) as Director
Model Christy Turlington provides a look at the activities of a model during the presentation of the Spring 1994 fashion collections.
MTV Presents Paul McCartney Up Close (1993) as Interview Director
A career retrospective of ex-Beatle Paul McCartney utilizing concert footage and interviews.
Pauly Shore Does Dallas (1992) as Film Segment Director
A comedy special starring Pauly Shore taped during a standup performance in Dallas. Also includes filmed vignettes from Shore's life on the road.

Cinematography (special)

Motown 40: The Music Is Forever (1998) as Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)
Retrospective of the Motown record company, founded by Berry Gordy in 1958, which produced numerous pop records and initiated the careers of acts such as the Supremes, the Jackson Five, and Stevie Wonder. Includes clips, interviews, celebrity appearances and performances.
Rosie Perez Presents Society's Ride (1993) as Director Of Photography
A three-part special taking a look at hip-hop music. Shot at City, a New York club.
Rock the Vote (1992) as Director Of Photography
A special designed to get young people to register to vote.
Paul Rodriguez: Back to School (1992) as Director Of Photography
Paul Rodriguez interviews Los Angeles teenagers from diverse backgrounds who reveal their feelings and concerns about AIDS, drugs and education.
Spike & Co: Do It A Cappella (1990) as Camera Operator (Live Performance)
A special hosted by Spike Lee and Debbie Allen in which musical groups perform a variety of a capella music. Taped before an audience at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theater. A presentation of "Great Performances."
Vanishing Family -- Crisis in Black America, The (1986) as Camera Operator
A documentary examining changes in family life among black Americans, particularly the problem (faced also by many white families) of rearing children in households without fathers. The broadcast concludes with a panel of black citizens discussing the issues raised in the program.
Teen Father (1986) as Director Of Photography
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about a teenage boy who experiences drastic changes in his life when he makes the decision to help care for his newborn daughter.
Simon and Garfunkel in Central Park (1983) as Camera
Simon and Garfunkel's famous reunion concert, taped before 500,000 fans in New York's Central Park in September 1981.

Film Production - Main (special)

Rassias in China (1992) as Photography (Dartmouth College)
Actor-turned-teacher John Rassias travels to Beijing University to share his unique teaching methods with Chinese teachers of English.
Havel's Audience With History (1990) as Additional Photography
A documentary concerning the production of Czechoslavakian President Vaclav Havel's play, "Audience," publicly performed in his country for the first time. Includes excerpts of performances in Prague both by American and Czech casts. Also features interviews with Havel's family and friends.
Without Borders (1988) as Additional Photography
A documentary that examines the lands and people who live near five of the world's great rivers, highlighting their most immediate ecological concerns. The five rivers are the Ganges, Mississippi, Nile, Amazon and Zambezi.
I Have AIDS -- A Teenager's Story: A 3-2-1 Contact Extra (1988) as Photography
A special "3-2-1 Contact" episode which addresses some of the questions and concerns children have about AIDS. Sixteen-year-old Ryan White, a hemophiliac who contracted AIDS through a blood transfusion, is the focus of the special. The program uses simple animation to explain how the AIDS virus atta
Miles Ahead: The Music of Miles Davis (1986) as Additional Photography (New Orleans Concert Segment)
A portrait of legendary jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer Miles Davis, who defined the sound of contemporary jazz. The program profiles his life and career, and features Davis in performance at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans as part of the 1986 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and i
Making of Liberty, The (1986) as Additional Photography
A documentary focusing on the story of the Statue of Liberty's original design, construction and placement in New York Harbor, and of the extraordinary reconstruction effort that effectively rebuilt her.
One River, One Country -- The U.S./Mexico Border (1986) as Additional Photography
Bill Moyers examines the issues of immigration, economics and the special relationship that has developed between the U.S. and Mexico by going to the front line and talking to the people of the border who live and work in a world that is both Mexican and American.

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