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Cinematography (feature film)

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

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Fighter, The (2010)
Based on a true story, two brothers, against all the odds, come together to train for a historic title bout that has the power to reunite their fractured family and give their hard-luck town what it's been waiting for: pride.
Fighter, The (2010)
Based on a true story, two brothers, against all the odds, come together to train for a historic title bout that has the power to reunite their fractured family and give their hard-luck town what it's been waiting for: pride.

Cinematography (special)

Live by Request: Blondie (2004) as Camera
Blondie play a live concert at New York City's John Jay College, the song selection of which comes from viewers who call in their own requests using a toll-free phone number.
Justin Timberlake: Down Home in Memphis (2003) as Camera Operator
Justin Timberlake goes back to his hometown of Memphis, taking the audience on a tour with a focus on the musical legacy of the city. He also performs many of his hits including peformances with guests The Black Eyed Peas and Reverend Al Green.
30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (2003) as Camera
Live coverage of the 30th Daytime Emmy Award presentation, honoring daytime television programming.
Rolling Stones: Live from Madison Garden (2003) as Camera
To support their "Forty Licks" album, the legendary band throws a live concert in New York.
Miss USA 2003 (2003) as Camera
Fifty-one women from each of the states and the District of Columbia vie for the crown of Miss USA 2003.
45th Annual Grammy Awards, The (2003) as Camera
Live coverage of this annual event celebrating top honors in music features performances by John Mayer, Norah Jones, Avril Lavigne, Bruce Sprinsteen and the E Street Band, No Doubt, Eminem, Coldplay and Faith Hill.
Broadway's Best (2002) as Camera Operator
Pop music stars perform Broadway songs from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
John Leguizamo's Sexaholix . . . A Love Story (2002) as Camera
An adaptation of John Leguizamo's one-man Broadway production that explores subjects ranging from the history of Latino people to more personal topics such as his relationships with women and his complicated family dynamics. Leguizamo tells his story from childhood to fatherhood through the eyes of
From Broadway: Fosse (2002) as Camera
A revue of dances from various Bob Fosse musicals, including "Sweet Charity," "Pajama Game" and "Pippin."
New York City Opera: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (2002) as Camera
The 1935 American classic opera by George Gershwin in collaboration with Ira Gershwin and DuBose and Dorothy Heyward tells of a love affair between an old beggar and a beauty from Catfish Row, a 1920s Charleston, South Carolina, slum.
Robin Williams: Live On Broadway (2002) as Camera
Robin Williams performs stand-up on Broadway.
U2: Elevation Live 2001 (2001) as Camera Operator
U2 perform from Fleet Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
All Star Tribute to Brian Wilson, An (2001) as Camera Operator
Celebrities honor and perform with Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson in a concert from Radio City Music Hall in New York City where they perform songs from his classic "Pet Sounds" album as well as other Wilson standards.
Lullaby of Broadway: Opening Night on 42nd Street, The (2001) as Camera Operator
Documentary featuring opening night highlights from the 2001 revival of the Broadway musical "42nd Street." It also explores the glamorous myths of The Great White Way created by Hollywood during the Depression, the decay of 42nd Street and its revitalization starting in the 1990s.
Miss America (2001) as Camera
Live coverage of the Miss America Pageant from Atlantic City, New Jersey. For the first time ever, the 41 non-top-ten contestants act as the eighth judge for the competition.
Teen Choice Presents: Teenapalooza (2001) as Camera
Music concert featuring Sisqo, Shaggy, Eden's Crush, Dream and more. The program also features the announcement of the final nominees for the "Teen Choice Awards 2001."
Washington Opera Presents "Le Cid", The (2001) as Camera
A presentation of the Washington Opera production of Jules Massenet's 1885 French opera "Le Cid" from the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington DC. "Le Cid" tells the story of the 11th century Spanish hero El Cid (Rodrigue), who in Massenet's opera must fight to save his country -- and his life.
Petula Clark in Concert: A Sign of the Times (2001) as Camera
Petula Clark sings some of her hits spanning her 40-year career in a concert from Norfolk, Virginia. She performs duets with guests Lou Rawls and Richard Carpenter. Also includes old television clips in which she performs some of the same songs at this concert.
Far East (2001) as Camera
Adaptation of A.R. Gurney's play "Far East." Set in occupied Japan in 1954, the story focuses on a young naval officer, Sparky Watts, who is the heir to a Milwaukee beer fortune, and his relationship with his ship's captain and the captain's wife, Julia. Watts becomes trapped between his love for a
Tristan und Isolde (2001) as Camera
Cornish knight Tristan and the Irish princess Isolde are brought together by a love potion and united in death. Act I begins on board a ship from Ireland to Cornwall. Tristan is taking the fiery Isolde, against her will, to be the bride of his uncle, King Marke of Cornwall. Isolde's maid, Brangane,
Russell Watson: The Voice (2001) as Camera
Classical and popular singer Russell Watson in his American concert debut from the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
Comedy Central Presents the Second Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Celebrating the Humor of Jonathan Winters (2000) as Camera Operator
Jonathan Winters is awarded the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize at the second annual Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor in Washington, D.C.
Frank Patterson: God Bless America! -- An Irish Salute (2000) as Camera
Irish tenor Frank Patterson salutes America, the country that welcomed his forefathers so many years ago. Patterson sings a selection of traditional and contemporary songs, backed by a symphony orchestra. Joining Patterson is a group of Irish-American champion dancers in traditional costumes.
American Dream: Andrea Bocelli's Statue of Liberty Concert (2000) as Camera
Opera singer Andrea Bocelli performs a live concert from Liberty State Park, New Jersey, where he sings operatic melodies and popular standards.
Don Giovanni (2000) as Camera
The Metropolitan Opera presents "Don Giovanni," Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera about a philandering murderer in 17th century Seville.
2000 Miss Teen USA Pageant, The (2000) as Camera
Live coverage of the 18th annual Miss Teen USA Pageant from Shreveport, Louisiana. Fifty-one young women from the 50 states and the District of Columbia compete for the Miss Teen USA 2000 title.
America's Millennium (1999) as Camera Operator
Live celebration to ring in the year 2000 from Washington, DC. The program includes the premiere of Steven Spielberg's "The Unfinished Journey," an 18-minute documentary celebrating America over the last century. Also features "The Midnight Moment," a light-and-sound display emanating from the area
Washington Opera Production of "La Rondine", The (1999) as Camera
The Washington Opera production of Puccini's "La Rondine," with a new tragic ending and rediscovered text. Magda, who has settled into a life of luxury as the companion of a wealthy banker, Rambaldo, meets Ruggero, an earnest young gentleman from the provinces, and is immediately entranced by him. M
Luciano Pavarotti 30th Anniversary Gala Performance (1999) as Camera
Coverage of a gala performance celebrating the 30th anniversary of tenor Luciano Pavarotti's Metropolitan Opera debut. The program consists of fully staged acts from three operas and features the tenor in three of his most famous roles: Nemorino in "L'Elisir d'Amore," Rodolfo in "La Boheme" and Rada
The 1999 opening night concert from Carnegie Hall. Lorin Maazel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic.
Queen of Spades, The (1999) as Camera
Performance of Tchaikovsky's three-act opera "The Queen of Spades." Ghermann wants to be lucky at both love and cards, but Lisa, the woman he loves, is engaged to Yeletsky.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center Opening Night Gala, The (1998) as Camera
Presentation of a gala evening, showcasing a wide range of performance disciplines, celebrating the inaugural season of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Billy Budd (1998) as Camera
Performance of the 1951 Benjamin Britten opera, based on the novella by Herman Melville about an innocent young sailor sentenced to death for the accidental murder of his evil persecutor, a malevolent officer aboard a British warship during the French Wars of 1797.
Cenerentola, La (1998) as Camera
Opera in two acts by Gioacchino Rossini based on Charles Perrault's fairy tale "Cendrillon." Rossini's Cinderella story trades a fairy godmother for a philosopher and a slipper for a bracelet.
College of Comedy With Alan King, The (1997) as Camera Operator
Alan King hosts a forum at Harvard University exploring the origins of stand-up comedy styles.
Skating Romance III: Love Is in the Air (1997) as Camera
Ice skating special from Caesar's Atlantic City, featuring a cast of world and national figure-skating champions. Original productions and solo spots are performed to favorite love songs and set during the French Revolution, on the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge in Italy, in Parisian cafes and in ancie
Julie Andrews: Back on Broadway (1995) as Camera (Broadway Taping)
Retrospective profile of the actress/singer Julie Andrews. Includes behind-the-scenes look at album recording sessions and rehearsals for the Broadway musical "Victor/Victoria," adapted from her hit movie, as well as clips from her varied film and television musical career.
Magic of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces, The (1995) as Camera
Special starring magician/illusionist David Copperfield, who delves into the world of ghosts and demons.
Real Mature (1991) as Camera
A comedy pilot comprised of sketches depicting various relationships between parents and children.
Women and Wallace (1990) as Camera Operator
A dark comedy about a young man haunted by his mother's suicide as he tries to connect with other women.
Walk in the Woods, A (1989) as Camera Operator
A political drama inspired by the real-life meeting of U.S. nuclear arms negotiator Paul Nitze and Soviet delegate Yuli Kvitszinsky in Geneva in 1982. The two took "a walk in the woods" in an attempt to reach an agreement on disarmament outside of normal diplomatic channels.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music, The (1989) as Camera Operator
A music special featuring the ceremony and performances taped at the twentieth anniversary of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame from the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Special guests sing and relate stories about their favorite songwriters.
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988) as Camera Operator
A two-hour presentation taped at Carnegie Hall in New York on May 11, 1988, featuring celebrities from all forms of American entertainment and the performing arts in a tribute to America's legendary songwriter, Irving Berlin, in honor of his one-hundredth birthday.
Gospel at Colonus, The (1985) as Camera Operator
A performance, taped live, of a musical retelling of Sophocles' "Oedipus" cycle, reconceived as a gospel sermon in a black Pentecostal church service.
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)

Don't Touch That Box! (1991) as Associate Director
A special featuring singer Luther Vandross with the puppet characters of "Eureeka's Castle." A magic box owned by a wizard causes some sticky situations.

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