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Film Production - Main (feature film)

1.
Red (2010)
Frank, J, Marvin and Victoria used to be the CIA's top agents - but the secrets they know just made them the Agency's top targets. Now framed for assassination, they must use all of their collective cunning, experience and teamwork to stay one step ahead of their deadly pursuers and stay alive. To stop the operation, the team embarks on an impossible, cross-country mission to break into the top-secret CIA headquarters, where they will uncover one of the biggest conspiracies and cover-ups in government history.
2.
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Aspiring reporter Kit Kittredge can't resist bringing home strays, whether it's Grace, an abandoned basset hound, or Will and Countee, a pair of young hobos willing to trade work for meals. Bright, inquisitive and generous, Kit is a natural born leader. But her happy childhood is abruptly interrupte
3.
Raisin in the Sun, A (2008)
During the 1950's in Chicago's South Side, the struggling Younger family anxiously await the arrival of a $10,000 life insurance check made out to Lena Younger, the family matriarch, from the estate of her late husband, Walter Lee. Lena would like to retire from her job as a domestic for a white fa
4.
Russell Girl, The (2008)
A woman returns to her small home town to deal with the news that she has leukemia. Once home, she literally comes face-to-face with unresolved trauma from her past in the form of her old neighbor. Together the two women must finally confront each other and face the tragedy from years ago, in order
5.
Grey Gardens (2007)
Two eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy made headlines when the health department threatened to raid their flea-and raccoon-infested East Hampton, New York, estate.
6.
Man of the Year (2006)
Acerbic performer Tom Dobbs has made his career out of skewering politicians and speaking the mind of the exasperated nation on his talk show. He cracked scathing jokes at a fractured system night after night--until he came up with a really funny idea: why not run for president himself? After a flip comment, Dobbs ignites a grassroots movement that puts him on the ballot. Hot on the campaign trail, he debates elected drones and says exactly what frustrated voters have often thought. Nov. 2nd later, the muckraker wins--only to learn that a computer voting error gave him the victory. With time ticking on the inaugural clock, Dobbs has a big decision to make: should he go back behind the mike or stay in the Oval Office?
7.
Sounder (2003)
Remake of the 1972 theatrical film about a Louisiana sharecropper family in the 1930s. When they hit hard times, the father steals food and is sentenced to 5 years hard labor. His son, inspired by stories of the bible and his dog Sounder's resiliance, goes on a quest to find his father, learning the
8.
Fallen Angel (2003)
Holiday movie about a man who takes a nostaligic trip to his rural roots and runs into his childhood friend and a romance blossoms.
9.
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Two "Spin" magazine reporters conduct an unrelenting search for the truth in the Atlanta child murders of 1979-1981, resulting in an explosive article in the magazine.<P>From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases p
10.
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Lily is an 11-year-old who leaves the city to visit her grandfather in the country but finds herself on a great adventure that leads to a meeting with the world's favorite steam engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the magical Mr. Conductor. The trio happen upon trouble in a special universe nestled
11.
Execution of Justice (1999)
Recounts the events behind the 1978 shooting of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk -- America's first openly gay elected official -- and the city's mayor, George Moscone, by mentally unbalanced former colleague Dan White. Told from White's point of view, following the seemingly all-American boy fr
12.
Dying To Dance (1999)
Elisa Lennox, age 18, joins a major ballet company right after high school and begins to believe that ballerinas must be pencil thin. Elisa lives on a near-starvation diet while exercising excessively. Anorexia begins to wreak havoc on Elisa's life as relationships suffer, her health deteriorates an
13.
Virgin Suicides, The (1999)
Five sisters search for romance until they decide to commit suicide.
14.
Sanctuary (1998)
A government assassin tries to erase his violent past by entering the Church, but he soon learns there's no sanctuary in religion when his old friends reenter his life.
15.
Labor of Love (1998)
Annie, a 36-year-old, single woman, desperately wants to have a child. Her best friend, Mickey, a gay man who had tried unsuccessfully to adopt a child, also feels the pangs of parental yearning. The couple decides to have a naturally conceived child together. Mickey moves in with Annie, but she the
16.
Giving Up the Ghost (1998)
A lawyer haunted by the sudden death of her husband, makes contact with his ghost. She becomes torn between living without him or ending it all to spend eternity with him.
17.
Down in the Delta (1998) as Gaffer
An elderly African-American woman, desperate to get her family out of the Chicago projects, sends them to live with her brother-in-law in Mississippi. Loretta isn't keen to go, as she drinks too much and the uncle lives in a dry county. Uncle Earl has enough on his plate already, as he has a struggl
18.
On the 2nd Day of Christmas (1997)
Trish adopts her niece Patsy after the untimely death of her sister and together the two support themselves by pickpocketing affluent people during the holiday season. Unfortunately, they are caught on Christmas Eve in Limber's department store by an overzealous security guard named Bert. Under orde
19.
Shadow Zone: The Undead Express (1996)
A young teen named Zach has a rich imagination, which makes him a perfect candidate for the "Shadow Zone," a place where fantasy and reality meet. There, Zach encounters a gang of vampires who plan to prey on New York City.
20.
Iron Eagle IV (1995) as Gaffer
Retired Air Force General "Chappy" Sinclair opens a flight school for teenagers in trouble with the law, and enlists the aid of a former pilot to help teach them. While in training, the kids and their instructor stumble upon a plot by extremists from within the military to use chemical warfare on Cu
21.
Cold Sweat (1993) as Grip
A former political soldier turned professional hitman reluctantly takes a contract for one last hit, but what seemed like a "clean and easy" job turns into a deadly web of deceit.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

22.
Total Recall (2012)
Factory worker Douglas Quaid believes that he is a spy in an escalating conflict between neighboring nation states.
23.
Who Is Clark Rockefeller? (2010)
Based on the true story of con artist Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter who convinced those around him that he was Clark Rockefeller, heir to the wealthy family.
24.
Take the Lead (2006)
Pierre Dulaine is a Manhattan dance teacher and competitor who volunteers his time to teach ballroom dancing to a diverse group of New York inner-city high school students serving detention. The students are initially skeptical of Dulaine, especially when they learn what he's there to teach them, but his unwavering commitment and dedication slowly inspire them to embrace his program. In fact, they even take it one step further and combine Dulaine's classical dance with their unique hip-hop style and music to create a high-energy, unique fusion. As Dulaine becomes a mentor for his students, many of whom haven't had much to strive towards in their lives, he inspires them to hone their craft for a prestigious city ballroom competition, and in return they share with each other valuable lessons about pride, respect and honor.
25.
Pacifier, The (2005) as Chief Lighting Technician
Assigned to protect the endangered children of an assassinated scientist working on a secret invention, Shane Wolfe is suddenly faced with juggling two incompatible jobs: fighting evil while keeping house. As he adds to his usual arsenal of wetsuits and weapons the new tools of juice boxes and a minivan, Shane not only must defeat a world-threatening enemy but also wrangle teen rebel Zoe, uplift sullen 14-year-old Seth and outwit 8-year-old Ninja-wannabe Lulu, simultaneously keeping toddler Peter and baby Tyler out of mischief, not to mention harm's way. While drop zones, demolitions and destroying enemy targets come naturally to Shane, he has no idea what tough really is until he pits his courage against diapering, den-mothering and driver's education. He's truly a S.E.A.L. out of water, but this tough-guy loner soon realizes that he's also facing the most important mission of his life: becoming part of a family and bringing them all closer together.
26.
Prince & Me, The (2004)
Paige, a pre-med student from Wisconsin, is on the fast track toward her life-long goals. Edward, the Crown Prince of Denmark, is trying to escape a life he never chose. Needing an escape from his royal life, Edward treks to Wisconsin and poses as "Eddie," a college student. Now they've fallen in love and Edward is in line to become Denmark's King. Paige has to choose between two dreams--becoming a princess, or the doctor she's always wanted to be.
27.
My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Lonnie, Dominic and 'G' are three bachelor buddies from the hood who, after a lifetime of hard-partying, are in for a crude awakening when their respective girlfriends all get pregnant at the same time. The fathers-to-be embark on an emotional journey while learning as much about themselves as they do about love and fatherhood.
28.
John Q (2002) as Chief Lighting Technician
John Q. Archibald is an ordinary man who works at a factory and takes care of his family. His wife Denise and young son Michael are his world. But when Michael falls seriously ill and needs an emergency heart transplant operation that John Q. can't afford and his health insurance won't cover, he vows to do whatever it will take to keep his son alive. With time and options running out, a desperate gamble becomes his only hope--he takes the emergency room hostage. As John Q. barricades himself inside the hospital along with his unwitting group of emergency room hostages, many of them in need of medical care themselves, he faces off with a veteran police hostage negotiator and a quick-tempered police chief who both want to bring a swift end to the stand-off.
29.
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Inspired by a true story, a tale which follows Captain Alexi Vostrikov who, at the height of the Cold War, is ordered to take over command of the nuclear missile submarine K-19, pride of the Soviet Navy. His assignment: Prepare the K-19 for sea and take her out on patrol--no matter what the cost. Bu
30.
Dirty Pictures (2000)
In 1989, Dennis Barrie, the director of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, booked "The Perfect Moment," an exhibit of 175 controversial photographs by the late artist Robert Mapplethorpe. Although he anticipated opposition from a select few who may have labeled the photographs as pornographic,
31.
Superstar (1999) as Chief Lighting Technician
A nerdy Catholic schoolgirl dreams of being famous and tries to win a talent show at her school.
32.
Bad to the Bone (1997)
Francesca Wells is suspected of murdering her mother but her boyfriend Waldo's false alibi gets her off the hook. In time, tensions between the two lead Francesca to convince her younger brother Danny to murder Waldo. Danny takes the rap for the murder and Francesca quietly disappears to start a new
33.
Where's the Money, Noreen? (1995)
After serving over 12 years in prison for a $3 million robbery, a woman is determined to find the mastermind behind the robbery as well as the money that has been missing all these years.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

34.
Exotica (1994)
A tax auditor eases the pain left by the death of his young daughter through an unusual relationship with a dancer at a local strip club. His life intersects with a quirky pet store owner with a dangerous penchant for the exotic.
35.
Exotica (1994)
A tax auditor eases the pain left by the death of his young daughter through an unusual relationship with a dancer at a local strip club. His life intersects with a quirky pet store owner with a dangerous penchant for the exotic.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (special)

36.
Mayday (2005)
An airline flight headed from San Francisco to Tokyo is accidentally hit by a U.S. Navy missle, leaving almost all of the crew and passengers dead, near death, or psychologically deranged. While terror and hysteria begin to increase for those on board, a weekend pilot is forced to take control of t

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

37.
Thanks of a Grateful Nation (1998)
Television movie that follows different individuals who are affected by mysterious illnesses when they return home from the Persian Gulf. Jim Tuite, a former Presidential Secret Service agent working for Senator Donald Riegle, not only discovers that many veterans are affected by Gulf War Syndrome,

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

38.
Grid, The (2004) as Gaffer (Canada)
Following a terrorist attack on London, British and American anti-terrorism forces band together in an attempt to rout the al-Qaida-type cell responsible for the devastation.

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