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Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Just My Luck (2006)
Ashley Albright is the luckiest woman in the world, a person to whom all the good things in life have come far too easily. She can pick a lottery ticket at random and hit the jackpot. In New York, the world's busiest city, Ashley never has to wait for a cab. And she has a terrific job as an account
2.
Apocalypto (2006)
A tale set in the Mayan civilization. When a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate, and spurred by the power of his love for his wom
3.
Just My Luck (2006)
Ashley Albright is the luckiest woman in the world, a person to whom all the good things in life have come far too easily. She can pick a lottery ticket at random and hit the jackpot. In New York, the world's busiest city, Ashley never has to wait for a cab. And she has a terrific job as an account
4.
Longest Yard, The (2005) as Steadicam Operator
When former NFL player Paul Crewe is sent to prison, the warden forces him to transform a diverse group of inmates into a football team. Unlikely teammates, the convicts unite when they find out who they are playing: the guards. With the help of fellow inmates Nate Scarborough and Caretaker, Crewe promises the cons a chance to exact revenge in a bone-crushing showdown where anything goes.
5.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) as Steadicam Operator
John and Jane Smith are an ordinary suburban couple with an ordinary, lifeless suburban marriage. But each is hiding something the other would kill to know: Mr. and Mrs. Smith are actually highly paid, incredibly efficient assassins--and they work for competing organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Smith both
6.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) as A Camera
John and Jane Smith are an ordinary suburban couple with an ordinary, lifeless suburban marriage. But each is hiding something the other would kill to know: Mr. and Mrs. Smith are actually highly paid, incredibly efficient assassins--and they work for competing organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Smith both
7.
Alamo, The (2004) as Steadicam Operator
The roads cross at San Antonio de Bexar at a small, ruined mission called The Alamo--a place where myth meets history and legend meets reality. In the spring of 1836 nearly 200 Texans--men of all races who believed in the future of Texas--held the fort for thirteen days under siege by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, ruler of Mexico and commander of its forces. Led by three men--the young, brash Colonel William Travis; the violent, passionate James Bowie; and the larger-than-life living legend Davy Crockett--the Texans and their deeds at the Alamo would pass into history as General Sam Houston's rallying cry for Texas independence. As well, their actions would become legend for their symbolic significance.
8.
Alamo, The (2004) as "A" Camera Operator
The roads cross at San Antonio de Bexar at a small, ruined mission called The Alamo--a place where myth meets history and legend meets reality. In the spring of 1836 nearly 200 Texans--men of all races who believed in the future of Texas--held the fort for thirteen days under siege by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, ruler of Mexico and commander of its forces. Led by three men--the young, brash Colonel William Travis; the violent, passionate James Bowie; and the larger-than-life living legend Davy Crockett--the Texans and their deeds at the Alamo would pass into history as General Sam Houston's rallying cry for Texas independence. As well, their actions would become legend for their symbolic significance.
9.
Bruce Almighty (2003) as Steadicam Operator
Bruce Nolan is a local Eyewitness News TV reporter in Buffalo, New York, best known for doing human interest stories--which makes everyone happy but him. Bruce would much rather be replacing the soon-to-retire anchorman. Essentially, Bruce is disconnected with everything in his life and rarely misses an opportunity to complain about it. He has a loving girlfriend, Grace, who runs a day care center and adores Bruce in spite of his negativity. Bruce is handed a great opportunity when he's asked to do the 23rd anniversary of Niagra Falls' famed Maid of the Mist boat, which will air live during sweeps. But the mist hits the fan when it's announced on-air--just before Bruce goes live--that the co-anchor position, about to be vacated, is going to Bruce's superficial rival. In front of millions of viewers, Bruce has an on-camera meltdown, punctuated by a four-letter word not yet cleared for network television. On this worst day of Bruce's life, he's fired from the station, beaten up by a gang of toughs, and his car is vandalized. Furious, Bruce rails and rages against the Lord for his rotten luck--which is followed by a curious set of signs, one of which leads him to an old building called Omni Presents, Inc. There, Bruce meets a janitor who reveals himself to be who he really is--God! He's heard Bruce's complaints and now has an offer for the choleric newscaster--his job. By endowing Bruce with all his powers, God challenges him to take on the job and see if he can do any better!
10.
Bruce Almighty (2003) as Camera Operator
Bruce Nolan is a local Eyewitness News TV reporter in Buffalo, New York, best known for doing human interest stories--which makes everyone happy but him. Bruce would much rather be replacing the soon-to-retire anchorman. Essentially, Bruce is disconnected with everything in his life and rarely misses an opportunity to complain about it. He has a loving girlfriend, Grace, who runs a day care center and adores Bruce in spite of his negativity. Bruce is handed a great opportunity when he's asked to do the 23rd anniversary of Niagra Falls' famed Maid of the Mist boat, which will air live during sweeps. But the mist hits the fan when it's announced on-air--just before Bruce goes live--that the co-anchor position, about to be vacated, is going to Bruce's superficial rival. In front of millions of viewers, Bruce has an on-camera meltdown, punctuated by a four-letter word not yet cleared for network television. On this worst day of Bruce's life, he's fired from the station, beaten up by a gang of toughs, and his car is vandalized. Furious, Bruce rails and rages against the Lord for his rotten luck--which is followed by a curious set of signs, one of which leads him to an old building called Omni Presents, Inc. There, Bruce meets a janitor who reveals himself to be who he really is--God! He's heard Bruce's complaints and now has an offer for the choleric newscaster--his job. By endowing Bruce with all his powers, God challenges him to take on the job and see if he can do any better!
11.
We Were Soldiers (2002) as "A" Camera/Steadicam Operator
A fact-based tale of men under fire, their common acts of uncommon valor, and their loyalty to and love for one another during one of the most savage military battles in U.S. history. On November 14, 1965, in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam, in a small clearing called Landing Zone X-Ray, Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore and 400 troopers from the U.S. 7th Air Cavalry are surrounded by 2000 enemy soldiers in what would become the first, and perhaps the worst, major battle of the Vietnam War.
12.
XXX (2002) as Steadicam Operator
Xander "XXX" Cage is a notorious underground thrill seeker who, until now, has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring to avoid going to prison. Betting XXX can succeed where other conventiona
13.
Adventures of Pluto Nash, The (2002) as Steadicam Operator (Los Angeles)
Welcome to the Moon 2087. With all the natural resources mined out years ago, the Moon has become the new Wild West. It's a place where money and the right contacts can get you anything you want--and anything goes. Pluto Nash is an audacious, successful owner of the hottest nightclub in town. Pluto
14.
Adventures of Pluto Nash, The (2002) as A Camera Operator (Los Angeles)
Welcome to the Moon 2087. With all the natural resources mined out years ago, the Moon has become the new Wild West. It's a place where money and the right contacts can get you anything you want--and anything goes. Pluto Nash is an audacious, successful owner of the hottest nightclub in town. Pluto
15.
XXX (2002) as "A" Camera Operator
Xander "XXX" Cage is a notorious underground thrill seeker who, until now, has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring to avoid going to prison. Betting XXX can succeed where other conventiona
16.
Heartbreakers (2001) as Camera Operator
Out of Palm Beach, Florida a mother and daughter con-artist team are running a scheme with a seemingly foolproof M.O. First Max, the temptress mother who happens to be a master-of-disguise, marries a rich man. Page, her scantily clad daughter, then proceeds to seduce him in order to rake in the ensuing jackpot -- a fat divorce settlement. It's a plan that works every time, until Page develops a crush on a handsome bartender who's been set up as the perfect sucker....
17.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) as Steadicam Operator
A convict escapes a chain gang to stop his wife from remarrying.
18.
28 Days (2000) as "B" Camera/Steadicam Operator
Gwen Cummings is a successful New York writer living life in the fast lane and everyone's favorite party girl. She shares this roller-coaster lifestyle of hopping from dance club to bar to hangover with boyfriend Jasper--handsome, magnetic and equally attracted to life on the wild side. Life is just an execise in debauchery--until Gwen's ungraceful display at her sister Lily's wedding, when she gets drunk, commandeers the limo and earns herself a DUI and 28-days in court ordered rehab. There Gwen comes face to face with a unique set of rules (like no cell phones) and rituals (like chanting) embraced by an assortment of fascinating fellow re-habbers. A jaded city-girl to the core, Gwen is determined not to conform. Then she meets Counselor Cornell, who begins to break through her carefully constructed defenses and force her to take a closer look herself Ultimately, through the companionship of her group as well as a devastating loss, Gwen gradually begins the long struggle to take back her life.
19.
Thirteen Days (2000) as Steadicam Operator
As viewed through the eyes of a presidential aide, an inside look at the intense high stakes battle that raged within the U.S. government -- between the Kennedys, the CIA and the Pentagon -- as the world stood at the brink of nuclear war. The true story focuses on how President Kennedy, his brother Bobby, and the U.S. government responded to the discovery of offensive nuclear weapons in Cuba--and the life-or-death tug-of-war that ensued between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. during those thirteen days of crisis in October 1962. The political saga moves from battles in the White House to the skies above Cuba, where U.S. planes dodge Soviet fire; to the high seas, where a showdown between the U.S. and Soviet naval ships threatens to trigger war; to the massive military preparations that presage war.
20.
Thirteen Days (2000) as "A" Camera Operator
As viewed through the eyes of a presidential aide, an inside look at the intense high stakes battle that raged within the U.S. government -- between the Kennedys, the CIA and the Pentagon -- as the world stood at the brink of nuclear war. The true story focuses on how President Kennedy, his brother Bobby, and the U.S. government responded to the discovery of offensive nuclear weapons in Cuba--and the life-or-death tug-of-war that ensued between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. during those thirteen days of crisis in October 1962. The political saga moves from battles in the White House to the skies above Cuba, where U.S. planes dodge Soviet fire; to the high seas, where a showdown between the U.S. and Soviet naval ships threatens to trigger war; to the massive military preparations that presage war.
21.
Astronaut's Wife, The (1999) as Steadicam Operator
They were the perfect all-American couple: a courageous, honored NASA astronaut and his beautiful school-teacher wife. They were passionately in love, so connected they could sense each other even when he was floating in space and she was two hundred thousand miles below. And in two minutes it all turned to inexplicable horror. For two minutes, astronaut Spencer Armacost loses total consciousness while on a routine space shuttle mission, returning home just barely alive and a bewildered hero. The President, the nation and his friends celebrate his safe return, but to his wife Jillian something seems strangely amiss from the moment he returns to Earth.
22.
Payback (1999) as Steadicam Operator
Porter and Val carry off a successful heist, but then Val makes several mistakes: he steals Porter's cut of the money, he steals Porter's wife, and he tries to kill him. Now Porter is out for payback. He wants his cut and he is determined to get it, come what may.
23.
Bachelor, The (1999) as Steadicam Operator
Twenty-nine-year-old bachelor Jimmy has been dating Ann for three years and feels compelled to finally ask for her hand in marriage. However when he does, the proposal comes out all wrong. Instead of accepting his offer she walks out on him. When Jimmy's grandfather dies, leaving a will stipulating that his grandson must marry by age 30 or forfeit a $100 million inheritance, he tries desperately to either win her back or find a new bride -- with his next birthday only 27 hours away.
24.
Payback (1999) as "A" Camera Operator
Porter and Val carry off a successful heist, but then Val makes several mistakes: he steals Porter's cut of the money, he steals Porter's wife, and he tries to kill him. Now Porter is out for payback. He wants his cut and he is determined to get it, come what may.
25.
My Giant (1998) as Steadicam Operator
Sammy Kanin is an agent with a winning personality who is perenially small-time because he can't distinquish a talented individual from a showoff. He finds himself in Romania where a teenage client is working on a film. However, he gets lost and is having trouble finding the set. When he finally reaches the location, the ungrateful star fires him on the spot. Dismayed, Sammy angrily speeds off only to crash into a ditch. When he awakes, he is in a local monastery where the ward is a 7-foot, 7-inch tall guy named Max. Sammy sees a gold mine he can exploit and promptly has Max in America under the guise of seeing Max's long-ago girlfriend, Lillianna, who now lives in New Mexico. Lillianna, however, wants nothing to do with Max, which prompts Sammy to concoct a scheme in order to force a reunion.
26.
Siege, The (1998) as Steadicam Operator (Los Angeles)
The city of New York goes into a state of marshall law after a series of terrorist bombings.
27.
Gone Fishin' (1997) as "A" Camera/Steadicam Operator
Gus and Joe live to fish. Since their boyhoods in Newark, New Jersey, they have spent day after day on the dock praying to catch "The Big One"--but with no success. After winning Bait & Tackle's grand prize vacation package for their essay on "How Come We Fish...," the bosom buddies set out for the adventure they have always dreamed of in the plentiful Florida Everglades. On the road to the Glory Glades Lodge in a '68 Plymouth Barracuda--towing their modest fishing boat--Gus and Joe stumble into trouble when they meet the sinister and cunning Dekker Massey, who is on his way to dig up $2.5 million of stashed cash and jewels stolen from his ex-wives. Massey steals Gus and Joe's car, leaving them stranded with their boat and trailer. The twosome hitch a ride with Rita and Angie, who are also after Massey and the stolen goods. Chaos and havoc turn Joe and Gus' much-anticipated fishing retreat into a comedic run for their lives.
28.
Contact (1997) as Steadicam Operator
An expert on interplanetary communication receives plans for a mysterious space vessel.
29.
Last Dance (1996) as Steadicam Operator
Undeniably guilty of a heinous crime, convicted killer Cindy Liggett has been sitting on Death Row in the state penitentiary for 12 years--waiting--for her much delayed date with the executioner. Now, after numerous stays from the Governor, and false hopes for her future, Cindy is finally ready to face the inevitable. But as the clock ticks on, and her days dwindle down, the one thing she is not prepared for is the unexpected relationship she develops with Rick Hayes, a novice bureaucrat from the Clemency Board who becomes convinced that misjudgments in Cindy's original defense trial led to an unjust sentence. A neophyte attorney assigned to merely review the Liggett case, Rick determines that while she definitely deserves to be in prison, the extenuating circumstances of her crime do not dictate that she be put to death. With no time to spare, and against seemingly insurmountable political odds, Rick devotes himself to the cause of saving Cindy's life with a commuted sentence.
30.
Last Dance (1996) as "B" Camera Operator
Undeniably guilty of a heinous crime, convicted killer Cindy Liggett has been sitting on Death Row in the state penitentiary for 12 years--waiting--for her much delayed date with the executioner. Now, after numerous stays from the Governor, and false hopes for her future, Cindy is finally ready to face the inevitable. But as the clock ticks on, and her days dwindle down, the one thing she is not prepared for is the unexpected relationship she develops with Rick Hayes, a novice bureaucrat from the Clemency Board who becomes convinced that misjudgments in Cindy's original defense trial led to an unjust sentence. A neophyte attorney assigned to merely review the Liggett case, Rick determines that while she definitely deserves to be in prison, the extenuating circumstances of her crime do not dictate that she be put to death. With no time to spare, and against seemingly insurmountable political odds, Rick devotes himself to the cause of saving Cindy's life with a commuted sentence.
31.
Waterworld (1995) as Steadicam Operator
In a world completely covered by water, a lone band of humans search for land using a girl who has a mysterious map tattoed on her back.
32.
Waterworld (1995) as "A" Camera Operator
In a world completely covered by water, a lone band of humans search for land using a girl who has a mysterious map tattoed on her back.
33.
Shadow, The (1994) as Steadicam Operator
Based on the radio show, the Shadow battles his nemesis, who is building an atomic bomb.
34.
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993) as Steadicam Operator (United States)
Biopic on the late martial arts film star, Bruce Lee.
35.
Last Action Hero (1993) as Steadicam Operator
A teenage boy's unfulfilling life takes a strange turn when he gets sucked into an action film and teams up with its hero, Jack Slater.
36.
Three Musketeers, The (1993) as A Camera/ Steadicam Operator
D'Artagnan is invited to join the three Musketeers on a mission to stop a plot by the King's advisor, Cardinal Richelieu, to overthrow the crown. On his journey, D'Artagnan falls in love with a lovely lady, who is not all that she seems to be.
37.
Heart Of Justice (1993)
While investigating a society murder, a reporter becomes a pawn for the manipulative woman who precipitated the crime.
38.
Curse of the Dragon (1993) as Steadicam Operator (United States)
Biopic on the late martial arts film star, Bruce Lee.
39.
Cooperstown (1993)
A retired baseball player reflects on the mistakes and problems of the past 35 years when he is overlooked for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
40.
Power of One, The (1992) as Steadicam And 1st Camera Operator
Set in the 1950s, a white South African teenage welterweight, whose trainer and mentor is a black man, falls for the daughter of a pro-apartheid activist.
41.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) as Steadicam Operator
A bimbo finds new purpose when she learns that she is "The Chosen One" from a long line of Vampire killers.
42.
Patriot Games (1992) as Camera Operator
Vacationing with his wife and daughter in London, former CIA agent Jack Ryan steps in to stop the assassination of an English minister, killing a terrorist in the process. The terrorist's brother also happens to be an IRA radical and stalks Ryan back to the United States for revenge. A high-stakes g
43.
Barton Fink (1991) as Steadicam Operator
Set in 1941, the story focuses on a New York playwright who moves to a seedy L.A. hotel and suffers from writers' block after being recruited to write a wrestling movie for Wallace Beery.
44.
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) as Steadicam Operator
The final installment of the "Nightmare" horror series in which Freddy Krueger, the evil dreamstalker, ultimately dies.
45.
Air America (1990) as Steadicam Operator
The story of two American pilots who fly for the CIA's covert airline during the last days of the Vietnam war.
46.
Shocker (1989) as Steadicam Operator
After a mass murderer is electrocuted, his killing rampages continue on a more deadly scale.
47.
Turner & Hooch (1989) as Steadicam Operator
Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective whose tidy world goes to the dogs when he's forced to team up with the only witness to a crime -- a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch. Not exactly man's best friend, Hooch turns Turner's life upside down, wrecking Turner's home, career, and budding romance.
48.
Third Degree Burn (1989)
A private investigator falls in love with the woman he has been hired to trail. When her husband is murdered, the private eye is framed for the crime.
49.
Plain Clothes (1988) as Steadicam Operator
Nick Dunbar, a baby-faced undercover policeman, poses as a high school student after a teacher is murdered. Back in school, Nick is subjected to bullies, crushes, and swings in popularity typical of most teenagers. Making matters worse, his brother is the prime suspect in the murder case. Nick wil
50.
Plain Clothes (1988) as 2nd Camera Operator
Nick Dunbar, a baby-faced undercover policeman, poses as a high school student after a teacher is murdered. Back in school, Nick is subjected to bullies, crushes, and swings in popularity typical of most teenagers. Making matters worse, his brother is the prime suspect in the murder case. Nick wil

Misc. Crew (feature film)

51.
City Slickers (1991)
The story of three men turning 40 who go on a Montana cattle drive.
52.
City Slickers (1991)
The story of three men turning 40 who go on a Montana cattle drive.

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