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Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas, A (2011)
After growing apart, Harold and Kumar have new friends and each is preparing for Christmas. But when a mysterious package for Harold mistakenly arrives at Kumar's door, they are brought back together for another ill-advised trip through New York.
2.
Horsemen (2009)
A hardened cop discovers a shocking connection with the prime suspect in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
3.
Baby on Board (2009)
A happily married, career-oriented couple's life is turned upside down with an unplanned pregnancy.
4.
Witless Protection (2008)
During a routine day spent patrolling his small town, sheriff Larry witnesses a beautiful, high-class woman, Madeleine, being held against her will by four mysterious, black-suited men. Recognizing the opportunity to save the day, Larry "kidnaps" her, only to learn that Madeleine is actually a key witness in a high-stakes Chicago crime case and her captors are FBI agents assigned to protect her. Madeleine is furious. But Larry, who rightly suspects the agents are crooked and Madeleine is in danger, forces her on a harebrained trip to Chicago to solve the case himself. Together, the mismatched duo must grapple with angry FBI agents, quack doctors and Chicago high society.
5.
Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
It's Christmas time and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents' home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother's safe return from combat overseas. For Jesse, coming home has rekindled feelings for an old flame, although she can't seem to forgive him for leaving. His older sister Roxanna, a struggling actress, has been chasing her Hollywood dreams for years with little to show for it. And much to the dismay of their mother Anna, eldest brother Mauricio brings home a high-powered executive wife who would rather raise capital than a child. In the course of one eventful week, traditions will be celebrated, secrets revealed and major life decisions made. It all begins when Anna announces to her children she is divorcing their father Eduardo. The shock waves from this familial upheaval prompt Roxanna, Mauricio and Jesse, each in their own way, to reevaluate the past and rethink the future. But when the Rodriguezes learn that one of their own is facing a true crisis, they instinctively pull together: Old resentments are forgotten, familial bonds are re-affirmed and the healing power of laughter works its magic as the family discovers they are much stronger than they ever realized.
6.
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns (2008)
A single mother rediscovers the joys of family A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street. But when she's laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter arrives announcing the death of a father she's never met. Desperate for any kind of help, Brenda takes her family to Georgia for the funeral. But nothing could have prepared her for the Browns, her father's fun-loving, crass Southern clan. In a small-town world full of long afternoons and country fairs, Brenda struggles to get to know the family she never knew existed and finds a brand new romance that just might change her life.
7.
Final Season, The (2007)
Set in Norway, Iowa, the true story of a coach who inspired his team and brought hope to a town when they needed it most.
8.
Fred Claus (2007)
Fred Claus has lived his entire life in his brother's very large shadow. Fred tried, but could hardly live up to the example set by the younger Nicholas, who was just a perfect, well, saint. True to form, Nicholas grew up to be the model of giving, while Fred became the polar opposite: a fast-talking repo man who's run out of luck and money. Over Mrs. Claus' objections, Nicholas agrees to help his brother on one condition: that he come to the North Pole and earn the money he needs by working in Santa's Toy Shop. The trouble is that Fred isn't exactly elf material and, with Christmas fast approaching, Fred could jeopardize the jolliest holiday of the year.
9.
Let's Go To Prison (2006)
Felon John Lyshitski has figured out the best way to get revenge on the now-dead judge who sent him to jail: watch the official's obnoxious son, Nelson Biederman IV, survive the clink. John strikes gold when Nelson is wrongly convicted of a crime and sent to the pen he used to call home. He gleefull
10.
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
An IRS auditor has his life interrupted by the sound of a personal narrator who knows his every thought, feeling and action, including when and where he will die.
11.
Ice Harvest, The (2005)
In icebound Wichita, Kansas, it's Christmas Eve, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie, an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita, and his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking--and the 12 hours of Christmas Eve are filled with surprises.
12.
Ice Harvest, The (2005)
In icebound Wichita, Kansas, it's Christmas Eve, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie, an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita, and his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking--and the 12 hours of Christmas Eve are filled with surprises.
13.
Chicago (2003) as Dir of photog, Chicago unit
Everyone loves a legend--but in Chicago, there's only room for one. Velma Kelly burns in the spotlight as a nightclub sensation. When she shoots her philandering husband, she lands on Chicago's famed murderess row, retains Chicago's slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn, and becomes the center of the town's
14.
Normal (2003) as 2nd Unit Director Of Photography
A husband and father of two announces to his family his plans to have a sex change, an event that will change all their lives forever.
15.
Below (2002) as "A" Camera Operator (Michigan Unit)
A supernatural thriller that plunges into the deep claustrophobia and sensory deprivation of the underwater world. The journey begins as the crew of the USS Tiger Shark, a World War II sub prowling the mid-Atlantic waters, heads for its homeport in Connecticut. At the end of a long and deadly missi
16.
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.
17.
Just Visiting (2001) as Camera Operator (2nd Unit)
An American retelling of the 1993 French comedy which follows the tale of a French nobleman, Count Thibault of Malfete and his servant, who find themselves in modern-day Chicago--transported from the 12th century due to a wizard's flawed time-travel position. Confused, lost and overwhelmed, they mee
18.
Save the Last Dance (2001) as "B" Camera Operator
Sara, a 17-year-old high-school student, sets her sights on being a professional ballerina, but she has to put her plans on hold when her mother is killed in a car accident and she is forced to move to her father's bleak Chicago neighborhood. Intimidated by inner-city life, she turns to the clubs for refuge, where she meets Derek, a young black man who shares her love for dancing. As their mutual respect evolves, they soon discover that peer pressure is a more formidable obstacle to romance than differences in race or class.
19.
Soul Survivors (2001) as 2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)
College freshman Cassandra, also known as "Cassie", steps into a nightmare of otherworldly visitations after surviving a devastating car accident that kills her boyfriend Sean. Haunted by hallucinations of Sean coming back to life, she clings to these visions and gets help from a mysterious young pr
20.
Stir of Echoes (1999) as 2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)
The story of a simple man, a typical husband and father, who finds himself transformed by irrefutable evidence that supernatural forces beyond his understanding really do exist: Tom Witzky is a quiet regular guy who suddenly finds his blue-collar Chicago lifestyle derailed by the power to foretell the future after his sister-in-law uses hypnotherapy on him at a neighborhood party. What started as a diversion turns disturbing as a post-hypnotic suggestion releases a subconscious power Tom didn't even know he possessed. Over time, Tom becomes obsessed with the notion that there is a presence living in the house. The force entangles him, bringing him face-to-face with a horrible crime mystery when he sees a vision of a murdered woman who is haunting his house. Plagued by searing headaches and horrific visions he fears that his family is in grave danger and forces himself to seek out the source of the visions--no matter the cost.
21.
Reach the Rock (1998) as Additional Camera Operator
Robin is a young man with a penchant for trouble-making, and it lands him in the local jail. His small town is so small however, that there are only two cops and not too much security. One of the cops has always had a grudge against him, blaming Robin for the death in a swimming accident of his neph
22.
Soul Food (1997) as 2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)
The story of Sunday dinner gatherings that unite an African-American family and prevent it from unraveling when the family's matriarch becomes ill.
23.
Normal Life (1996) as Camera Operator
In a midwestern bar, Chris, a straight-arrow rookie cop, rescues Pam, a sexy, troubled blonde, from an altercation, and the two become inseparable. Despite hints of her unstable personality, the two marry, settling into what ought to be a "normal" suburban life -- until Pam's self-indulgent, destructive ways surface with a vengeance. Desperate to keep Pam satisfied, Chris resorts to secretly robbing banks, triggering a deadly downward spiral.
24.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part II (1996) as Director Of Photography
Serial killer Henry arrives in a new town and finds work as a day laborer before eventually teaming with an arsonist.
25.
Fugitive, The (1993) as Camera Operator (2nd Unit) (North Carolina)
A man is forced to go on the run after being falsely accused of killing his wife.
26.
Groundhog Day (1993) as Camera Operator (2nd Unit)
A weatherman gets stuck in time, forced to live the same day over and over.
27.
Major League (1989) as 1st Assistant Camera
Story of the losing Cleveland Indians baseball team threatened with relocation to Miami.
28.
Package, The (1989) as 1st Assistant Camera
Political thriller revolving around a conspiracy, a nuclear disarmament treaty between the USA and USSR, and a court-martialed soldier who escapes from custody.
29.
Above the Law (1988) as 1st Assistant Camera
Undercover police investigate a political assassination and illicit CIA operations.
30.
Through Naked Eyes (1983)
Musician David Soul, scanning the tower opposite his through binoculars from the living room of his plush Chicago lakeside complex, finds an alluring woman, Pam Dawber, watching him through a telescope, and soon the two discover that their voyeuristic game has been joined by someone else who is watc

Cinematography (special)

31.
This Is Michael Bolton (1992) as Camera Operator
Pop-singer Michael Bolton is joined by other musical guests as he performs his established hits as well as songs from his new album. Include glimpses of his personal and professional life.

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