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Cast (feature film)

1.
Chaplin's Art of Comedy (1966) as Narrator
2.
3.
The Fighting Kentuckian (1949) as Giles
A militiaman falls for a Frenchwoman and tries to protect her people from land grabbers.
4.
I, Jane Doe (1948) as Black man
5.
Train to Alcatraz (1948) as Porter

Cinematography (feature film)

6.
King Kong (2005) as Lighting tech
It is 1933, and vaudeville actress Ann Darrow has found herself--like so many other New Yorkers during the Great Depression--without the means to earn a living. Unwilling to compromise and allow herself to sink into a career in burlesque, she considers her limited options while aimlessly wandering the streets of Manhattan. When her hunger drives her to unsuccessfully try to steal an apple from a fruit vendor's stall, she is rescued--literally--by filmmaker and multiple hyphenate Carl Denham. It seems that the entrepreneur-raconteur-adventurer is no stranger to theft, having that day lifted the only existing print of his most recent and unfinished film from under his studio executives' noses when they threatened to pull his completion funds. Carl has until the end of the day to get his crew onboard the Singapore-bound tramp steamer, the S.S. Venture, in hopes of completing his travelogue/action film. With that, the showman is certain he will finally achieve the personal greatness he knows awaits him around the corner--and although the crew believe that corner to be Singapore, Denham actually hopes to find and capture on film the mysterious place of legend: Skull Island. Unfortunately for Carl, his headlining actress has pulled out of his project, but his search for a size-four leading lady (the costumes have all been made) has, fatefully, led him to Ann. The struggling actress is reluctant to sign on with Denham, until she learns that the up-and-coming, socially relevant playwright Jack Driscoll is penning the screenplay--the fees his friend Carl pays for potboiling adventure are a welcome supplement to Driscoll's nominal income from his stage plays. With his newly discovered star and coerced screenwriter reluctantly onboard, Denham's "moving picture ship" heads out of New York Harbor--and toward a destiny that none aboard could possibly foresee.
7.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) as Lighting tech
The Fellowship of the Ring fights its last desperate battle to save Middle Earth from the forces of evil.
8.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) as Lighting tech
Set in a time of uncertainty in the land of Middle-earth, a tale which charts a heroic quest which centers around an intrepid hobbit. The future of civilization rests in the fate of the One Ring, which has been lost for centuries. Powerful forces are unrelenting in their search for it. But fate has placed it in the hands of a young Hobbit named Frodo Baggins, who inherits the Ring and steps into legend. A daunting task lies ahead for Frodo when he becomes the Ringbearer as his assigned duty is to destroy the One Ring in the fires of Mount Doom where it was forged. But he can't accomplish this task alone. A Fellowship bands together to lend Frodo all that he needs to carry out his mission: the wisdom of Gandalf; the loyalty of his friends Sam, Merry, and Pippin; the courage of Aragorn and Boromir; the precision of Legolas; and the strength of Gimli. They are aided in their quest by Arwen, Galadriel and Elrond, whose knowledge of the Ring brings to light the true danger and importance of their journey.
9.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) as Lighting tech
In mythic pre-historic times, a young hobbit named Frodo Baggins inherits a magic ring from his elderly cousin Bilbo. Wise to the powers that the magic ring holds, the dark Lord Sauron wants it, knowing it will enable him to enslave the people of Middle Earth. In his effort to thwart Sauron, Frodo recruits the fellowship of a wizard, an elf, a dwarf and others, on a mission to destroy the ring by casting it into the volcanic fires of Mount Doom, where it was made. However, the ring unleashes its own powers as a result of the struggle....
10.
You Can Count on Me (2000) as Gaffer
Two adult siblings come to reconcile their differences.
11.
Requiem for a Dream (2000) as Addl best boy elec
Story of a drug addict and his friends
12.
Wife, Husband and Friend (1939) as Gaffer
A husband and wife train to be opera singers.
13.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Gaffer
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
14.
Three Blind Mice (1938) as Gaffer
Three sisters take their small inheritance and move from Kansas to California in search of rich husbands. To start with Pamela poses as a socialite and Moira and Elizabeth pretend to be her staff.
15.
Second Honeymoon (1937) as Gaffer
16.
Slave Ship (1937) as Gaffer
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
17.
Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937) as Gaffer
After stumbling onto a movie set, a hobo dreams he's caught up in an Arabian Nights adventure.
18.
Under Two Flags (1936) as Gaffer
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.

Art Department (feature film)

19.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

20.
Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The (2012)
Bilbo Baggins is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome Dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the Wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of 13 Dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild, through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins, Orcs and deadly Wargs, as well as a mysterious and sinister figure known only as the Necromancer. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain, first they must escape the Goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever - Gollum. Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of ingenuity and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum's "precious" ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities - a simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know.
21.
Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD (1998)
Television movie based on the Marvel comic book, "Nick Fury," a retired special agent for S.H.I.E.L.D. (Supreme Headquarters International Espionage Law-Enforcement Division). Nick Fury is reinstated when the world is threatened by Viper, the arch villain seeking revenge against him and threatening
22.
All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Dane Corvin returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Hannah Craven had fallen in love. She vowed never to see Dane again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win her back and slowly re-enters her daily life. But Hanna has a secret,
23.
Breathing Room (1996) as Gaffer
Kathy and David are a young New York couple trying to find an answer to the age old question -- How long do you wait until you know this love is the right one? They have reached that pivotal point in their relationship -- break up or make a commitment. Their solution: take some time apart and test t
24.
Shadow Of A Doubt (1995)
A defense attorney and recovering alcoholic takes the case of an ex-girlfriend whose stepdaughter is accused of murdering her wealthy father. Only after the trial verdict does he learn the real truth about his client and the case.
25.
Bad Company (1995) as Gaffer
An out-of-favor CIA agent infiltrates an industrial espionage ring and is seduced by its female mastermind.
26.
Nadja (1994) as Gaffer
After Dr. Van Helsing drives a stake through her Dracula daddy's heart, he tracks Nadja and her twin brother Edgar who are hiding in the afterhours netherworld of contemporary New York City. When Van Helsing enlists his nephew Jim in his quest to kill the vampire twins, they discover that Jim's wife
27.
Voices From Within (1994)
When a woman is found murdered, her sister and a police investigator discover that she had three distinct personalities and that finding the killer hinges on learning which personality she had assumed the night of her death.
28.
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)
A television movie dramatizing the events surrounding the massive 1989 oil spill from the Exxon Valdez in Prince William Sound, Alaska.
29.
Taking of Beverly Hills, The (1991) as Gaffer
A superstar football player becomes partners with a crooked cop in a last minute attempt to prevent a huge heist in Beverly Hills.
30.
Captive (1991)
In order to escape hectic city life, a young couple move to Oregon where they buy and operate a small hotel. Their world is shattered when two criminals kidnap and terrorize them. Based on a true story.
31.
Look Who's Talking (1989) as Gaffer
A pregnant woman, ditched by her boyfriend on the way to the delivery room, finds love in a taxicab.
32.
Shoot To Kill (1988) as Gaffer
A city cop enlists a mountain guide to track a criminal in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest.
33.
Higher Ground (1988)
A former FBI agent joins his friend in Jordan, Alaska, as a bush pilot. When the friend is murdered, he must use all his acquired investigative skills and the aid of a local young Indian man, to help a no-nonsense state trooper solve the case.
34.
Physical Evidence (1988) as Gaffer
Joe Paris, a cop suspended from active duty, awakens from an alcoholic binge to discover that he is being charged for a murder he has no memory of. Jenny Hudson, his court-appointed defense lawyer, is a young feminist eager to prove herself in the courtroom. Joe's history of violence and the physical evidence against him give the D.A. an airtight case, so Jenny and Joe realize the only way to prove his innocence is to find the real killer themselves.
35.
Consenting Adult (1985)
A college sophomore's revelation to his parents that he is gay tears apart a "perfect" family, with mom shocked beyond belief and dad, recovering from a near-fatal stroke, devastated and betrayed. The 1975 novel by Laura Z. Hobson, best known for her "Gentleman's Agreement" of the '40s, was the sour
36.
Into Thin Air (1985)
This television movie is based on the true story of a 19-year-old youth who vanished while driving alone from his home in Canada to a summer school session in Colorado.
37.
Walls (1984) as Gaffer
38.
Haunting Passion, The (1983)
Beautiful Jane Seymour is torn between two loves -- her sportscaster husband with a career setback that causes him to ignore her, and a handsome, sensual ghost who wants to possess her sexually. Elegantly -- and erotically -- photographed by Hiro Narita.
39.
Wilson (1945) as Electrician
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
40.
Greenwich Village (1944) as Electrician
A speakeasy owner steals a serious young composer's songs so he can produce a musical.
41.
Hypnotized (1932) as 1st grip

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

42.
Adjustment Bureau, The (2011)
On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas--a woman like none he's ever known. But just as he realizes he's falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. David learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself--the men of The Adjustment Bureau--who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together. In the face of overwhelming odds, he must either let her go and accept a predetermined path...or risk everything to defy Fate and be with her.
43.
For Colored Girls (2010)
Nine women are brought together through crisis, heartbreak and support which ultimately allows them to find commonality and understanding for issues that affect women, and women of color in particular.
44.
Just Wright (2010)
A physical therapist gets the gig of a lifetime working with an injured NBA star. She manages to get him back into shape, but also finds herself falling for him. He, on the other hand, has eyes for her seductive friend.
45.
Avatar (2009)
A paraplegic soldier finds himself caught between his fellow humans and an alien race on the planet Pandora when he takes on an avatar, a new identity and body that will help him to blend in with the inhabitants while on a mission from Earth.
46.
District 9 (2009)
Thirty years ago, aliens made first contact with Earth. Humans waited for the hostile attack, or the giant advances in technology. Neither came. Instead, the aliens were refugees, the last survivors of their home world. The creatures were set up in a makeshift home in South Africa's District 9 as th
47.
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
Sidney Young is a smalltime, bumbling, British celebrity journalist who is hired by an upscale magazine in New York City. In spectacular fashion, Sidney enters high society and burns bridges with bosses, peers and superstars.
48.
Mission to Mars (2000) as Rigging Gaffer
A team of astronauts must rescue several explorers lost on the surface of Mars.
49.
Bamboozled (2000) as Additional Electrician
A black writer for a fledgling network hungry for a hit delivers a script for a modern-day minstrel show, which becomes a hit.
50.
13th Warrior, The (1999) as Electrician
A group of vikings teams up with an Arab poet in an attempt to stop an evil force.
51.
Sixth Man, The (1997) as Rigging Gaffer
Just as college basketball star Antoine Tyler is about to realize his dream of making it to the NCAA Championships, he dies, leaving his brother Kenny to lead the perenially last place Washington Huskies to victory. Heartbroken, Kenny loses his drive to win until Antoine's ghost appears, determined to take his team from worst to first. Although nobody except Kenny can see or hear Antoine's wise-cracking, prankster ghost, sports reporter R.C. St. John is determined to discover the reason behind the miraculous comeback the Huskies make following the slump that was triggered by Antoine's death. As the team dribbles and slam dunks its way to the championship, the outcome is both comedic and heartfelt as Kenny comes to realize he must ask "the 6th man" to leave the team so he and his teammates can play fair and square.
52.
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996) as Rigging Gaffer
Story of two dogs and a cat lost in SanFransisco and trying to get home.
53.
Daytrippers, The (1996)
Eliza thinks she has the perfect marriage, living in suburban Long Island with her husband Louis. However, the morning after Thanksgiving, she discovers what appears to be a love letter written to her husband. Distraught by the possibilities and seeking advice, she drives to her parents' house, wher
54.
Alaska (1996) as Lighting Technician
Two kids search for their father after he disappears during a storm.
55.
Hunted, The (1995) as Rigging Gaffer
A man on a business trip accidentally walks in on an assassination by a group of ninjas. He is then hunted down and must team up with some friendly warriors.
56.
Alive (1993) as Rigging Gaffer
True story of a group of Rugby players stranded and struggling to survive in the Andes mountains after the crash of their airliner.
57.
Fire With Fire (1986) as Chief Lighting Technician

Misc. Crew (feature film)

58.
Boiler Room (2000)
Set in the backwaters of New York's financial world, Seth Davis, a young college dropout, is eager to prove his worth to his demanding an disapproving father. When he stumbles upon a shady brokerage firm in Long Island that's making a killing in stock market sales, he sees it as his chance to shine. He finds immediate success and instantly gets swept up in the high-stakes life of a group of young businessmen whose professional role model is "Wall Street"'s greedy Gordon Gekko. Seth soon learns that his co-workers are not only as greedy as Gekko, but just as underhanded when he realizes that his company's profit, including his own ever-expanding paycheck, derives from the selling of phony stocks to under-educated buyers.
59.
Boiler Room (2000)
Set in the backwaters of New York's financial world, Seth Davis, a young college dropout, is eager to prove his worth to his demanding an disapproving father. When he stumbles upon a shady brokerage firm in Long Island that's making a killing in stock market sales, he sees it as his chance to shine. He finds immediate success and instantly gets swept up in the high-stakes life of a group of young businessmen whose professional role model is "Wall Street"'s greedy Gordon Gekko. Seth soon learns that his co-workers are not only as greedy as Gekko, but just as underhanded when he realizes that his company's profit, including his own ever-expanding paycheck, derives from the selling of phony stocks to under-educated buyers.
60.
Leaving Normal (1992)
A female buddy film about two women looking for something better in their lives who travel together from Normal, Wyoming to Alaska.
61.
Leaving Normal (1992)
A female buddy film about two women looking for something better in their lives who travel together from Normal, Wyoming to Alaska.
62.
Rainbow War (1986)

Film Production - Main (special)

63.
Powers Play (1986) as Gaffer
A pilot, not picked up by CBS, about Rowena Powers, a strong-willed, 25-year-old free thinker who comes into immediate conflict with Lucas Cord, the dashing man who built and still runs the company she has inherited. Rowena fights the sale of company-owned property that is home to an Indian tribe wh

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