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Birth Place: Profession: Cinematography ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Cinematographer Style (2006)
Celebrates the art of motion picture photography, and examines how and why movies look the way they do. With interviews of 110 leading cinematographers around the world, director and cinematographer Jon Fauer explores how his colleagues use technique and technology, art and lighting to tell stories

Cinematography (feature film)

2.
Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey (2014)
Since 1954, Hal Holbrook has performed his one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for millions of people around the world. Here, we observe as Holbrook transforms into Twain, and examine his talent as an actor as well as his shortcomings as a man.
3.
Butler, The (2013)
A White House butler serves seven American Presidents while observing and enduring the sweep of the Civil Rights movement and its impact upon his family.
4.
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.
5.
Fighter, The (2010)
Based on a true story, two brothers, against all the odds, come together to train for a historic title bout that has the power to reunite their fractured family and give their hard-luck town what it's been waiting for: pride.
6.
High School (2010)
When a high school valedictorian gets high and fails a drug test, he plans to get the entire school stoned so he can beat the test by making everyone else fail it.
7.
Athlete, The (2009)
Chronicles Abebe Bikila's life and career, from his triumph at the 1960 Rome Olympics where he became the first African to win a gold medal, to the severe car accident that left him a paraplegic but still able to compete in archery at the Paralympics, and later in a cross-country ski race in Norway.
8.
That Evening Sun (2009)
Fleeing the retirement home where his son abandoned him, an old farmer sets out to reclaim his beloved Tennessee farmstead -only to find it's been leased to an old enemy.
9.
Wrecking Crew, The (2008)
They've been heard playing on the Beach Boys hits, on the Mamas and the Papas' recordings, on Frank Sinatra records, on Monkees' singles, and they were Phil Spector's Wall of Sound. Most likely, not many have heard their name--they are called "the Wrecking Crew."
10.
Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (2008)
Captures 14-year-old singing sensation, Miley Cyrus, in concert at several venues on her 2007 54-city tour. She performs as both a solo artist and as her popular television character, Hannah Montana.
11.
Save Me (2007)
Mark is a young gay man who is addicted to sex and drugs. After a particularly nasty binge his brother checks him into Genesis House, a Christian retreat in New Mexico miles from anywhere. Run by a compassionate husband and wife team, Gayle and Ted have made it their life's mission to cure young men
12.
Home of the Giants (2007)
A teenager who idolizes one of the town's basketball stars is befriended by the player, who ends up being anything but the hero the teenager thought he was.
13.
Swimmers (2005)
When the cost of 11-year-old Emma's medical care starts to fracture her struggling family, old wounds and hidden resentments resurface. Meanwhile, her parents desire to provide for her nearly makes her invisible to them.
14.
ESPN's Ultimate X (2002) as Cinematographer
A chronicle of all the highlights and dramatic stories behind ESPN's 2001 X Games in Philadelphia as it showcases, mainly from the athlete's point-of-view, such daring sports as stunt cycling, skateboarding, biking, moto X, and street luge competitions on the giant screen for the first time. In addi
15.
Enough (2002) as Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)
Working class waitress Slim finds her life transformed when she marries wealthy contractor Mitch. She settles into an idyllic suburban life and seems to have everything she wants: loving husband, beautiful home, and Gracie, an adorable 5-year-old daughter. Her dream is shattered when she discovers her husband is anything but perfect. His abusive behavior forces her to go on the run, eluding an increasingly obsessive Mitch and his lethal henchmen. When, despite Slim's efforts to make a new life, Mitch finds her and threatens her again, she puts Gracie in safe keeping, toughens herself mentally and physically and sets out to prove to Mitch she's had enough.
16.
All Access: Front Row. Backstage. Live! (2001) as Cinematographer
An exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of putting on a mega-concert, combining candid moments of backstage madness, rehearsals and sound checks. Featuring performances by several of music's most popular superstars.
17.
Riders (2001) as Director Of Photography
A tense confrontation develops between a teenage girl and her mother's boyfriend. From the moment that Alex first meets Ned she senses trouble. After her instincts are confirmed, Alex and her younger sister Sara leave home to begin a long trek by bus to New Orleans, where they hope to find protectio
18.
Olympic Glory (1999) as Cinematographer
A look at the 1998 Winter Olympic games in Nagano, Japan.
19.
Wildfire: Feel the Heat (1999) as Cinematographer
It is man versus the mighty and destructive forces of nature when firefighters battle the majestic fury of the forest fire. Eighty foot flames, traveling at a clip of sixty miles per hour, pose an ominous threat to helicopters armed with waterbombs and parachuting firefighters dodge dancing flames
20.
Sparkler (1997) as Director Of Photography
A girl follows the advice of a phone psychic, leading her and three men to Las Vegas.
21.
Dangerous Minds (1995) as 1st Assistant Camera
Former Marine LouAnne Johnson leaves an officer's commission and a nine-year military career to pursue her dream of becoming an English teacher. But while earning her credentials at a Northern California high school, she is assigned to a group of students who change her life forever. And she changes theirs. Although each of her charges exhibits a seemingly inpenetrable facade, these kids are desperate to connect with someone who cares about them. As their new instructor, the feisty Ms. Johnson defies all the rules, creates her own curriculum and instructs this class of tough, inner-city teenagers from college-level texts. Frustrated that her students, whose standardized test scores range from average to excellent, have come to accept failure as a way of life, she cajoles and tricks them, even bribes them, into learning. More important, she loves them and helps them to believe in themselves, in their spirit and their potential.
22.
Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (1989) as 1st Assistant Camera
A young shepherd is instructed by a wizard to battle evil.
23.
84 Charlie Mopic (1989) as 2nd Assistant Camera
The Vietnam war as seen through the eyes of an Army cameraman, and the six soldiers whose maneuvers he records.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

24.
Disturbia (2007)
Kale has a life most teenagers would envy. He spends his days endlessly playing video games, surfing the net, eating junk food and watching cable. He has complete free reign of the house, and a beautiful young hottie named Ashley has just moved in next door. There's only one problem--he's not allowed to leave the house. Kale's under court-ordered house arrest for three months, and if he takes one step beyond a 100-foot perimeter of the house, his next confinement will be in a real prison. And jail cells don't have video games or cable. Life hasn't always been like this for him. A year ago, Kale and his mom and dad were a tight knit, happy family. Then his father was killed in a car accident, for which Kale feels somewhat responsible. The trauma has had long-lasting psychological effects. The once outgoing young man is now shut down and withdrawn. When an insensitive teacher brings up his father, Kale loses it and punches him out. Only the intercession of his mother kept him out of jail. Now he's going stir crazy in his own house while his mother tries to keep things together by working day and night. As the walls start to close in, Kale starts to notice the world outside. With some secondhand surveillance equipment he begins spying on his neighbors, most prominently Ashley, who soon catches on to him. To his surprise however, she becomes interested in his stakeout hobby. What starts out as a game turns deadly serious when Kale and Ashley begin to suspect that one of their neighbors may be an elusive serial killer. But who's going to believe them? It may just be their overactive imagination. Or they may have stumbled across a secret that might cost them their lives. After all, even killers have to live next-door to someone...

Cinematography (special)

25.
Century of Women, A (1994) as 1st Assistant Camera
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
26.
Twelfth Night (1980) as Senior Camera Operator
Shakespeare's lyric comedy about love in disguise. A young woman named Viola survives a shipwreck off the coast of a foreign land, then assumes the identity of a boy as a disguise. Finding employment as a page in the court of Duke Orsino, she finds herself pursued by Orsino's love, Olivia, who has r

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