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Cinematography (feature film)

Driven (2001)
Talented but unfocused rookie Jimmy Bly is slipping in the rankings, cracking under pressure from his ambitious promoter brother. And it doesn''t help that Bly is pursuing an affair with Sophia, the girlfriend of his nemesis, top racer Beau Brandenburg. With so much riding on Bly, seasoned car owner Carl Henry seeks help from former racing star Joe Tanto, whose once-promising career spun out after a tragic accident that nearly killed him and another driver. But to steer Bly to the top, Tanto must navigate his scarred emotional past, maneuver around the hovering presence of a reporter covering the male-dominated racing scene, and contend with Cathy, his ex-wife, who has since married rival racing sensation Memo Memento. Caught between success, failure, regret and the need for speed, the four competitors are driven to put the pedal to the metal in pursuit of redemption and glory.
Lord Of The Flies (1990) as Camera Operator (Underwater)
A group of American boys are stranded on a tropical island and revert to savagery.
Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (1988) as Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Fourth sequel to the original "Police Academy" takes place at a Police Chief''s Convention with the typical hijinks.
Switching Channels (1988) as Camera Operator (Miami)
Updated version of Howard Hawks' 1940 film "His Girl Friday" and Lewis Milestone's 1931 film "The Front Page" which were based on the Hecht-MacArthur play "The Front Page." In this version, the story focuses on a career television news anchorwoman, fed up with having no social life, preparing to mar
Red River (1988)
A remake of the Howard Hawks-directed 1948 theatrical release of the same title about two strong men in conflict during a grueling 1,000-mile cattle drive out of Texas along the Chisholm Trail.
Clinton and Nadine (1988)
An odd couple (a smuggler of exotic birds and a prostitute) are caught in the midst of a criminal conspiracy that includes murder, fund diversion, and gun-running to the Contras.
Russkies (1987) as Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
During the Cold War, three boys in Key West discover a young Russian sailor who is hiding in their fort after being shipwrecked. The boys do not know that he was on an assignment with two others to steal computer parts from the local military installation when a rafting accident left him alone. So,
No Mercy (1986) as Camera Operator (Underwater)
When two policemen, Eddie Jillette and Joe Collins find out about a contract on the crime boss Losado, they pose as hitmen in order to go after him. This results in murder of Collins and the man named Deveneux who hired them. Jillette goes on the hunt for their assassin and winds up in New Orleans.
Jaws III (1982) as Underwater Camera Operator
A great white shark devastates an oceanic theme park.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) as Photography (2nd Unit)
Ace Ventura is an unconventional detective who specializes in locating lost pets. When he''s hired to find the Miami Dolphins football team''s missing mascot, a dolphin named Snowflake, Ace finds himself hot on the trail of kidnappers who have also abducted the team''s star quarterback.
Stealing Home (1988) as Aerial Photography; Underwater Photography
An aging baseball player returns to his home town after the suicide of a childhood friend.
Jaws III (1982) as Underwater Photography
A great white shark devastates an oceanic theme park.

Director (special)

2002 Olympic Winter Games (2002) as Segment Director (Freestyle Skiing)
Coverage of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games from Salt Lake City, Utah.
Meaning of Life, The (1991) as Segment Director
A special in which celebrities and others offer reflections on life. The theme of the special is drawn from the book "The Meaning of Life," created by "Life" magazine.
MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon (1990) as Remote Director
Twenty-fifth anniversary of the annual telethon to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
Salute to Lady Liberty (1984) as Director
A star-studded salute to the Statue of Liberty, while it was undergoing restoration for the 1986 centennial celebration of the statue's installation in New York Harbor.

Producer (special)

To Be Free: The National Literacy Honors (1992) as Segment Producer
A awards special honoring the literacy movement and its achievers.
1992 Summer Olympics, The (1992) as Senior Associate Producer
Coverage of the 1992 Summer Olympic Games from Barcelona, Spain.
1988 Summer Olympic Games (1988) as Venue Producer
Nineteen-day, 179-and-a-half-hour coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games from Seoul, Korea.

Film Production - Main (special)

Space For Wildlife (1991) as Additional Wildlife Photography
A presentation of the documentary series, "Survival Specials," focusing on the Kennedy Space Center in Florida as a sanctuary for threatened and endangered species of wildlife.
Bomb Factories, The (1987) as Principal Photography
An ABC News documentary investigating the negligence involved in the production of nuclear weapons in the United States. The program focuses on four of the most dangerous industrial sites: the Fernald plant, near Cincinnati; the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington; the Savannah River plant in
Diagnosis: Malpractice (1986) as Photography
A documentary examining the medical malpractice crisis in the United States, and how it has reached epidemic proportions.

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