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Cinematography (feature film)

Jurassic World (2015)
The fourth movie in the popular franchise.
Untitled (Dreamworks/Cold War Project) (2015)
The film tells the true story of James Donovan, an attorney who was put into the center of the Cold War when he negotiated the release of downed U-2 spy plane pilot Gary Powers.
Judge, The (2014)
Oblivion (2013)
Lincoln (2012)
In the final four months of Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency, the full measure of the man came to bear on his defining battle: to plot a forward path for a shattered nation, against overwhelming odds and extreme public and personal pressure. In an act of true national daring, Lincoln exerts eno
War Horse (2011)
When World War I breaks out, young Albert Narracott's beloved horse Joey is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. Joey serves in both the British and German armies before he winds up alone in the dangerous area between the two sides-"No Man's Land." Albert is too young to enlist, but goes to Fr
Thor (2011)
Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior, is sent to Earth as punishment for reigniting a reckless war. But after a dangerous villain from his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth, the hammer-wielding Thor must learn what it takes to be a true hero in order to save mankind.
How Do You Know (2010)
Lisa is a woman whose athletic ability is the defining passion of her life, having been her focus since early childhood. When she is cut from her team, everything she has ever known is suddenly taken from her. Not knowing what to do, she stumbles toward regular life. In this mode, she begins a fl
Funny People (2009)
George Simmons is a famous stand-up comedian, who learns that he has a terminal illness and less than a year to live. When, he meets Ira, a struggling comedian at a comedy club where both the comedians are performing, George hires Ira to be his personal assistant and opening act at his performances. The two forge a close friendship as George helps Ira with his career and Ira helps George find closure in his legacy. However, when George learns that his disease has gone into remission and an ex-girlfriend re-enters his life, he''s inspired to reevaluate what is important to him and what truly gives meaning to his life.
Valkyrie (2008)
A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who loves his country but has been forced to watch with horror as the rise of Hitler has led to the events of World War II. He has continued his military service, all the while hoping someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. Realizing time is running out, Stauffenberg decides he must take action himself, and in 1942, on his own initiative, attempts to persuade senior commanders in the East to confront and overthrow Hitler. Then in 1943, while recovering from injuries suffered in combat, Stauffenberg joins forces with the German Resistance, a long-existing civilian anti-Hitler conspiracy comprised of men hidden inside the highest reaches of power. Armed with a cunning strategy to use Hitler''s own emergency plan to stabilize the government in the event of his demise--Operation Valkyrie--and turn that plan on its head to remove those in power and cripple Hitler''s regime, these men plot to assassinate the dictator and overthrow his Nazi government. With everything in place, and with the future of the world, the fate of millions, and the lives of his wife and children hanging in the balance, Stauffenberg is thrust from being one of many who oppose Hitler to being the one who must kill Hitler himself.
Untraceable (2008)
Within the FBI, there exists a division dedicated to investigating and prosecuting criminals on the internet. Welcome to the front lines of the war on cybercrime, where Special Agent Jennifer Marsh has seen it all--until now. A tech-savvy internet predator is displaying his graphic murders on his
Terminal, The (2004)
Viktor Navorski is a visitor to New York from Eastern Europe. His homeland erupts in a fiery coup, while he is in the air en route to America. Stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport from nowhere, he is unauthorized to actually enter the United States and must improvise his days and nights in the terminal''s international transit lounge, until the war at home is over. As the weeks and months stretch on, Viktor finds the compressed universe of the terminal to be a richly complex world of absurdity, generosity, ambition, amusement, status, serendipity--and even romance with a beautiful flight attendant named Amelia. But he has long worn out his welcome with airport official Frank Dixon, who considers Viktor a bureaucratic glitch--a problem he cannot control but wants desperately to erase.
Ray (2004) as First Assistant "B" Camera
Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring
Along Came Polly (2004) as First Assistant "B" Camera
Risk-averse Reuben Feffer, whose best-laid plans for life and love careen wildly off-track when his bride dumps him on their honeymoon for a muscle-bound scuba instructor. Stunned, humiliated and in the grip of acute indigestion, Reuben plans to play it safer than ever. But a chance adventure with an adventure-craving childhood friend named Polly, shoots him into a whirlwind of extreme sports, spicy foods, ferrets, salsa dancing and living in the moment.
Catch Me If You Can (2002) as B First Assistant Camera
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
Minority Report (2002) as 1st Camera Assistant
An enforcer who catches people before they can commit crimes is framed for murder.
Training Day (2001)
Everyday there is a war being waged on America''s inner city streets--a war between residents, drug dealers and the people sworn to protect one from the other. This war has its casualties, none greater than L.A.P.D. Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris, a 13-year veteran narcotics officer whose questionable methodology blurs the line between legality and corruption. His optimism has long since been chipped away by his tour of duty in the streets, where fighting crime by the book can get you killed and getting the job done often requires Alonzo and his colleagues to break the laws they are empowered to enforce. This crime tale shadows Alonzo as he tests the resolve of wide-eyed, idealistic rookie Jake Hoyt, who has one day and one day only to prove himself to his fiercely charismatic superior. Over the next 24-hours, Jake will be pulled deeper and deeper into the ethical mire of Alonzo''s logic as both men put their lives and careers on the line to serve their conflicting notions of justice.
Lost Souls (2000) as 2nd Assistant Camera
Devout Catholic Maya Larkin was once the victim of demonic possession. Now she's a part of the X-Fathers, a group of Catholic lay people and priests devoted to the practice of exorcisms. When Maya meets the smug, best-selling crime writer Peter Kelson, she is convinced that he is the target of a co
Love from Ground Zero (1998) as 1st Assistant Camera
Three people from different backgrounds meet at the funeral of a mutual friend. Tracing their friend's past, they travel to a mountain in Montana that he loved, using postcards he sent home as guidance. Walter, his old friend, has a fling en route with his ex Samantha. College friend Eric falls out
Amistad (1997) as 2nd Assistant Camera
Africans on a slave ship headed to the U.S. mutiny against their captors.
Lost World: Jurassic Park, The (1997) as "A" Camera 2nd Assistant
A few years back, venture capitalist John Hammond figured out how to recreate dinosaurs from DNA fragments encased in ember. He started a company called InGen, which placed the genetically engineered dinosaurs in a theme park on an island in Costa Rica. But the Jurassic Park systems broke down shortly before it could open, the dinosaurs got free and had to be destroyed, and the island was closed to the public. In the aftermath, everyone involved moved quickly to quash the story. InGen wanted to limit its liability. The Costa Rican government wanted to preserve its reputation as a tourist paradise. And the individual scientists who had been hired as consultants on the project were bound by the nondisclosure agreement to remain silent. But as Dr. Ian Malcolm is about to find out... something has survived.
Jerry Maguire (1996) as 2nd Assistant Camera
A sports manager strikes out on his own after he loses his job.
Quick and the Dead, The (1995) as 2nd Assistant Camera (2nd Unit)
Set in the Old West, a woman seeks revenge on the man who killed her father.
Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill (1995) as 2nd Assistant Camera
Fable set shortly after the turn of the century when the ending of the American frontier collided with modern technology. Young Daniel is working on the family farm in the West, but dreams of automobiles, electricity and everything else progress may bring. But progress also brings land developers who covet the family property. Daniel''s father refuses to sell and soon Daniel finds himself on the run from a gunslinger hired to obtain the deed at any cost, and travels into the world of Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Calamity Jane.
How To Make An American Quilt (1995) as 2nd Camera Assistant
Berkeley graduate student Finn is spending the summer at the home of her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe. Surrounded by orange groves in Grasse, California, her grandmother's house is a quiet haven where Finn intends to actually finish her latest thesis, this one on the rituals of women's
Class of '61 (1993)
Three young friends, recent graduates of West Point, become enemies during the Civil War.
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie (1991) as Assistant Camera
A writer suspects his partner on a real-life unsolved murder book, of being the actural killer.
Hangfire (1991) as Camera Assistant
Escaped prison inmates take over a Mexican town and hold its inhabitants hostage.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Set in the desert Southwest in 1957--at the height of the Cold War--Indy and his sidekick Mac have barely escaped a close scrape with nefarious Soviet agents on a remote airfield. Now, Professor Jones has returned home to Marshall College--only to find things have gone from bad to worse. His close
War of the Worlds (2005)
The extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it. Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Coyote Ugly (2000) as 2nd Assistant ("B" Camera)
Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanforn heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at Coyote Ugly. A new nightclub with a twist, Coyote Ugly is the hott

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