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Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) as Best boy grip
During the Napoleonic Wars, Lucky Jack Aubrey captains the crew of his H.M.S. Surprise. When the ship is suddenly attacked by a superior enemy, it is badly damaged and much of his crew is injured. In a bold and dangerous move, Aubrey decides to set sail in a high stakes chase across two oceans to intercept and capture their foe. It's a mission that can decide the fate of a nation--or destroy Lucky Jack and his crew.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

2.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, who might be using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth, and the most feared pirate ever, Blackbeard.
3.
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Newly divorced and at a crossroads, Liz Gilbert steps out of her comfort zone and risks everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery.
4.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Chloe, a diamond-clad, bootie wearing Beverly Hills Chihuahua enjoys her luxurious lifestyle so much, she hardly notices Papi, a tough looking Chihuahua who happens to be head-over-paws for the pampered pooch. But when Chloe gets lost in the rough streets of Mexico with only a street-wise German Shepherd to help her find her way home, Papi heads south of the border--joining forces with a motley crew: two humans, a sly rat and a nervous iguana--to rescue his true love.
5.
Superman Returns (2006)
Superman--born on a planet which has long since died--has been raised by adoptive parents on the Kent farm in Kansas. The young boy Kal-El is renamed Clark Kent, and though he has grown up among humans, he is not one of them. Under Earth's yellow sun, he can do two things humans can only dream of, but to co-exist with them he must live a dual life as mild, unassuming Clark Kent, secretly transforming into the Man of Steel when the world cries out for him. But now, the world's crises have gone unheeded for five long years since Superman's mysterious disappearance. Without him, crime has risen in the city of Metropolis and beyond; that's not even counting the future destructive acts of Lex Luthor, who has been sprung from prison with the specific intent of using Superman's technological secrets for his own personal gain and glory. Lois Lane, star reporter for the Daily Planet and the love of Superman's life, has moved on since Superman left without a word. She has even won a Pulitzer Prize for her essay, "Why the World Doesn't Need Superman." Lois has other issues to contend with--she is now engaged to the editor's nephew and has a young son to look after. But for Superman, the long search for his place in the universe ends back at the Kent farm, among the only family he has ever known. His destiny lies in Metropolis, where one look in Lois's eyes tell him that this place, among the flawed but ultimately good people of Earth, is his true home. And with Lex's plan coming to fruition mere hours after his return, the world will never need Superman more than it does now.
6.
Duplex (2003) as Best Boy Grip
In terms of living the American Dream, Alex and Nancy have it pretty good. They are a young, vibrant couple in New York City with bright futures ahead of them. But one thing is missing: a home of their own. When they find one, it comes with one feature they didn't expect--an upstairs tenant, Mrs. Connelly, who lives in a rent-controlled apartment, and who isn't quite as easy-going or frail as Alex and Nancy originally anticipated. As their blissful life begins to seriously fray around the edges, their dream home rapidly turns into a nightmare and they decide that they must get Mrs. Connelly out of their lives.
7.
Joy Ride (2001) as Rigging Key Grip
Two brothers on a road trip who play a prank on a mentally deranged trucker pay dearly when the trucker ends up stalking them to seek revenge.
8.
America's Sweethearts (2001)
A publicists stages a reunion between a famous hollywood couple to help push a new film.
9.
Ali (2001)
Boxer Muhammad Ali braves controversy and personal crises to become heavyweight champion.
10.
Man on the Moon (1999) as "B" Dolly Grip
The story of Andy Kaufman, the comic genius who knew no boundaries.
11.
Brokedown Palace (1999) as Best Boy Grip
Under the magical and golden Thailand sun, Alice and Darlene meet a seductive and handsome Australian, Nick Parks. Both girls are smitten with Nick, who eventually asks Darlene to spend the night with him--much to the surprise of the outgoing Alice. When Nick proposes a quick side trip to Hong Kong,
12.
Patch Adams (1998) as Rigging Grip
Hunter "Patch" Adams was criticized in his official medical school record for "excessive happiness" and was once told by a faculty advisor, "If you want to be a clown, join a circus." Patch did, in fact, want to be a clown. But he also wanted to be a physician. Combining vastly different sides of hi
13.
Nothing to Lose (1997) as Grip
After discovering his wife in bed with his boss, ad exec Nick Beam is carjacked while sitting at a stop light. Having "nothing to lose," Nick turns the tables and kidnaps the armed robber. Ultimately the two form an unlikely friendship when they try to exact revenge against Nick's boss in an adventure filled with mistaken identity and hold-ups.
14.
Broken Arrow (1996) as Grip (2nd Unit)
Once close friends, Stealth bomber pilots Vic Deakins and Riley Hale become engaged in an explosive battle against time, and each other. In the air and on the ground, in planes, on the tops of trains, and clinging to careening Humvees, theirs is a no-holds-barred race to recover a stolen nuclear weapon that threatens a major American city. National Park Ranger Terry Carmichael must guide the grounded and stranded Hale across the demanding desert landscape--and ends up fighting beside him against an unimaginable menace.
15.
Casino (1995) as Grip
Sam "Ace" Rothstein, the consummate bookie who can change the odds merely by placing a bet, has risen through the ranks of the Midwestern mob to be picked by the bosses to front their entree into Vegas. Ace lives and breathes the odds. He eventually doubles the mob's take and changes the rules of how the casinos are run. But he can't control the odds when it comes to Ginger McKenna, the chip-hustling vamp who charms Ace and becomes his wife. His infatuation with Ginger turns to obsession as she rises with him to the upper crust of society, then turns to the bottle and pills for consolation in her gilded cage. The third member of this triangle of greed and obsession is Nicky Santoro, Ace's best friend and fellow graduate of the city streets. Together, they run the perfect operation, with Ace in charge and Nicky providing the muscle. But as Nicky expands his interests and each man gains power, their lives become entangled in a story of hot tempers, obstinacy, money, love and deception.
16.
Nixon (1995) as Grip
The controversial president struggles to maintain his integrity and sanity in a shifting political landscape.
17.
Two Bits (1995) as Best Boy Grip
In every person's life comes a moment when, for the first and last time ever, everything seems clear. When all the wanting, dreaming and desiring that go along with being young suddenly seem to have a purpose--a purpose that gets harder and harder to remember as you grow older. For 12-year-old Genna
18.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) as Grip (2nd Unit)
A corrupt executive tries to control his company by appointing a small-town boob to replace the president.
19.
Scout, The (1994) as Grip
The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled ball player.
20.
And the Band Played On (1993)
Story of the AIDS outbreak, from the beginning.
21.
Full Eclipse (1993)
A Los Angeles police officer joins an elite crime-fighting unit that fights urban crime with superhuman techniques derived from the use of a potion that turns cops into werewolves.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

22.
Shutter Island (2010)
When U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn as shocking and terrifying truths about the island unfold.
23.
Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
A collection of five stories begins with a boy's decision to go to Vietnam or college. The other stories deal with issues of guilt and nightmares of those who went to war.

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