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Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Carrie (2013)
After being ridiculed by classmates and abused by a zealously religious and overprotective mother, Carrie unleashes terror at her high school prom with her telekinetic powers.
2.
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.
3.
Max Payne (2008)
Max Payne is a maverick cop determined to track down those responsible for the brutal murders of his family and partner. Hell-bent on revenge, his obsessive investigation takes him on a nightmare journey into a dark underworld.
4.
Love Guru, The (2008)
Guru Pitka was once an ordinary American child, until his family left him at the gates of an Indian ashram to be raised by the exhaulted Guru Tugginmypuddha. Growing up in the small fishing village of Harenmahkeester, Pitka was schooled in the inner secrets of spiritual attainment along with his friend and sole rival, Deepak Chopra. But now, Chopra is a massive celebrity in America, and Pitka is still playing second-fiddle without even an "Oprah" episode on his resume. Determined to share his unending insights into the nature of life and get famous to boot, Pitka responds to a fateful call for help from Jane Bullard, owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team. It seems her star player, Darren Roanoke has gone overnight from being a big hero to a big zero-scorer because his wife, Prudence, left him and is now dating the L.A. Kings' legendary goalie, Jacques "Le Coq" Grande. Pitka's new quest--to restore loving bliss between Darren and Prudence and attain the celestial heights of the Stanley Cup--will challenge everything he thought he knew about the inner workings of truth, love, happiness and hockey.
5.
Blindness (2008)
6.
Lookout, The (2007)
Chris Pratt was once a Golden Boy athletic hero in his small Midwestern town. Chris had it all--a beautiful girlfriend, a well-heeled family and a shining future. But after a serious accident, Chris has found himself in a strange new world where the most basic things seem to fall through holes in his memory and nothing quite makes sense. Unable to make it on his own, he lives with his mentor in navigating this surreal life--the wisecracking, fiercely independent blind man, Lewis. For a job, Chris sweeps the floor at the bank waiting for his halted life to come unstuck. Things suddenly shift when he meets Gary Spargo, an old school acquaintance and street philosopher who begins to revive Chris' shattered confidence, even helping him find a stripper--albeit a stripper named Luvlee Lemons. But Gary has bigger plans, and when he recruits Chris into his grand plan to rob the bank where he works, Chris appears to be in way over his damaged head. As the bank heist unravels into chaos, both Chris' uncertain future and even more importantly Lewis' survival are on the line. Now, it's up to this young outcast who can't always think straight to figure out how to outwit and take down his manipulators his own way.
7.
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Charlie Bartlett has been kicked out of every private school he ever attended. And now that he's moved on to public school, he's simply getting pummeled. But when Charlie discovers that the kids who surround him--the outcast and the popular alike--are secretly in desperate need, his entrepreneuria
8.
Breach (2007)
When young Eric O'Neill is promoted out of his low-level surveillance job and into the headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of becoming reality. Even more impressive, O'Neill is hand picked to work for renowned operative Robe
9.
Zoom (2006)
Many years ago, there was a colossal battle between the Team Zenith (led by the faster-than-light Captain Zoom) and their arch-nemeses, Concussion. Zoom finally destroyed Concussion, but not before his entire team was slain at the hands of Concussion's sonic blasts. As the dust settled, secret depar
10.
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.
11.
Land of the Dead (2005)
In the near future, zombies rule the world, and human society has restructured to adapt to the new reality. In a protected city ruled by the powerful Kaufman (Dennis Hopper), the upper class have the usual privileges living in fancy high rise buildings, while the poor people live on the streets. Riley (Simon Baker) and Cholo (John Leguizamo) belong to an elite team that brings supplies (food, medicine) to the city using a heavy truck called the "Dead Reckoning". (designed by Riley) When Cholo is betrayed by Kaufman, he steals the "Dead Reckoning", and Kaufman requests that Riley gets it back. But the dead are smarter and organized under the leadership of Big Daddy (Eugene Clark).
12.
Land of the Dead (2005)
In the near future, zombies rule the world, and human society has restructured to adapt to the new reality. In a protected city ruled by the powerful Kaufman (Dennis Hopper), the upper class have the usual privileges living in fancy high rise buildings, while the poor people live on the streets. Riley (Simon Baker) and Cholo (John Leguizamo) belong to an elite team that brings supplies (food, medicine) to the city using a heavy truck called the "Dead Reckoning". (designed by Riley) When Cholo is betrayed by Kaufman, he steals the "Dead Reckoning", and Kaufman requests that Riley gets it back. But the dead are smarter and organized under the leadership of Big Daddy (Eugene Clark).
13.
Separate Peace, A (2004)
Adaptation of John Knowles' novel about Gene and Finny, roommates at a New England boarding school during the early years of World War II. Their friendship is tested when students accuse one roommate of being the cause of an accident that harms the other roommate.
14.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) as Camera Operator
Two likeable underdogs, Harold and Kumar, set out on a Friday night quest to satisfy their craving for White Castle hamburgers and end up on an epic journey of deep thoughts, deeper inhaling and a wild road trip as "un-PC" as it gets.
15.
Soldier's Girl (2003)
True story about soldier Barry Winchell who falls in love with a transgendered person and after being found out is beaten to death.
16.
Owning Mahowny (2003)
Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was astute, decisive and helpful. To his friends, he was a qu
17.
Deacons For Defense (2003)
Based on the true story of a black militant vigilante group, the Deacons of Defense and Justice, who chose a different approach to the civil rights movement in 1964 Louisiana to protect Blacks against the Ku Klux Klan: they armed themselves with heavy artillery and organized their neighbors to figh
18.
Paid in Full (2002) as Camera Operator
Set in the mid 1980s, Ace is a Harlem kid working in a dry cleaning store and trying to stay on the straight-and-narrow path. The harder Ace works for his modest salary, the harder he finds it to watch his drug-dealing friends, especially his best friend Mitch, come around draped in pricey cars, fur
19.
Narc (2002) as Camera Operator
A narcotics officer is assigned to investigate the killing of a rookie cop, teaming up with the cop's former partner. As the officer gets closer to learning the truth, he discovers that he's been set up
20.
Focus (2001) as Camera Operator
In New York during the height of World War II, an American community begins to unravel when a man and his wife become victims of mistaken identity.
21.
Rated X (2000)
Based on the true story of San Francisco-based adult entertainment entrepreneurs Jim and Artie Mitchell. The story follows the Mitchell brothers from their troubled childhoods to their success in the porn industry. They fix up an old theater to show their movies--The O'Farrell Theater. A series of r
22.
Duets (2000) as Camera Operator
Karaoke ... the courage to stand up, sing and be free. The lives of six strangers from all walks of life with a passion for karaoke converge and are enriched when they meet for the Grand Prize Karaoke Contest in Omaha, Nebraska. They are: a waitress from Wheeling, West Virginia desperate to get to California to become a recording star, an ex-con unwilling to bend to the rules of society who sings with the voice of an angel, a salesman who melts down while chasing the American Dream, a seasoned karaoke hustler who is disconnected from everybody and everything, an innocent Vegas showgirl searching for family and love, and a young down-on-his-luck cab driver. Each is searching for the meaning of life. As they converge on the $5,000 Grand Prize Karaoke Contest, their lives intertwine, revealing the funny, raucous world of karaoke bars and chain hotels that link the interstates of Middle America.
23.
Possessed (2000)
Father William Bowdern is a priest who is haunted by devastating memories of his military service as a chaplain during World War II. Asked by a fellow priest to save the life and soul of a child who becomes possessed after the death of his aunt, Father Bowdern must confront his past when he clashes
24.
Sea People (1999)
Fourteen-year-old Amanda is a loner, living in a small coastal town in Nova Scotia and dreaming of swimming the English Channel. When she sees an old man jumping off an inlet bridge, she dives in to save him. He introduces himself as John McRae and insists he was just going for a swim in the bitterl
25.
Rocky Marciano (1999)
Story of famed heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano, who won his first title in 1952 at the age of 29 and retired undefeated four years later. Chronicles Marciano's life as he struggled through poverty and corrupt managers as a determined underdog who rises to fame with pure strength and deter
26.
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
27.
Planet of Junior Brown, The (1999) as Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)
Living in the shadow of his diabetic and overprotective mother, Junior Brown's dream is to play the piano. Unfortunately, due to his mother's volatile temper, the strings on the family piano have been cut. Even his neurotic piano teacher, Miss Peebs, won't let Junior touch her piano. Instead, he has
28.
Urban Legend (1998) as "B" Camera Operator
Murders that resemble old urban legends begin to occur on a college campus.
29.
My Own Country (1998)
Television movie based on the autobiography "My Own Country," by Dr. Abraham Verghese, an Ethiopian/East Indian physician specializing in infectious diseases in a small rural Tennessee town in the mid 1980s. Verghese's treatment of HIV-positive patients jeopardizes his assimilation into the small co
30.
Blackjack (1998)
Jack Devlin, an ex-U.S. marshal, freelances as a personal protection expert. During a violent confrontation with the mob to save the life of his friend's nine-year-old daughter, Jack is attacked and temporarily blinded by the white-hot blast of a phosphorous grenade. Although successful in rescuing
31.
Intelligence (1998) as Cinematographer
An attempt to answer the questions: What is intelligence? How do we measure it? And how and why has it become a billion dollar industry?
32.
Heaven Before I Die (1997) as Director Of Photography
Told in first person, the story revolves around Jacob, a handsome young man born in Jerusalem with one defect--his feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He immigrates to Toronto where he meets with kindness. However, due to the first-person narrative, these kind acts are often l
33.
Mistrial (1996)
A homicide cop takes a courtroom hostage when a jury lets a suspected cop-killer go free.
34.
Exotica (1994) as 2nd Unit Camera (2nd Unit)
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.
Operation Golden Phoenix (1994) as Director Of Photography
Trouble begins when a kickboxer is hired to protect half of a valuable medallion. Another kickboxer and a cruel warlord are equally intent on having the medallion for themselves and will stop at nothing in its pursuit.
36.
Fearless Tiger (1992) as Director Of Photography
A man's life is changed when his brother dies from an overdose of a new, lethal drug that has been introduced by a drug gang. After postponing both his wedding and plans to take over the family business, he travels to Hong Kong to study Tiger Claw kung fu from a master, planning on using his new ski
37.
Adjuster, The (1991) as 2nd Unit Camera (2nd Unit)
A tale of voyeurism, and how it is a large part in the lives of a few characters.
38.
Abraxas: Guardian Of The Universe (1991) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Two space cops, former friends until one turned to crime, alight on Earth to play out their final battle.
39.
Tiger Claws (1991) as Director Of Photography
Serial killer preys on martial artists.

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

40.
Pentagon Papers, The (2003) as Camera Operator

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