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Cinematography (feature film)

American Casino (2009)
Investigative reporters Leslie and Andrew Cockburn take on the biggest economic crisis of our lifetime: the sub-prime mortgage meltdown that has caused more than a million Americans to lose their homes. They interview Wall Street wizards who are as nervous about revealing their identity as any mobst
Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
An examination of the death of an Afghan taxi driver at Bagram Air Base from injuries inflicted by U.S. soldiers. Incorporating rare and never-before-seen images from inside the Bagram, Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay prisons, and interviews with former government officials such as John Yoo, Alberto M
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) as Additional Camera
The inside story of one of history's greatest business scandals, in which top executives of America's 7th largest company walked away with over one billion dollars while investors and employees lost everything. Based on the best-selling book The Smartest Guys in the Room by Fortune reporters Bethany
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) as Additional Cinematography
The inside story of one of history's greatest business scandals, in which top executives of America's 7th largest company walked away with over one billion dollars while investors and employees lost everything. Based on the best-selling book The Smartest Guys in the Room by Fortune reporters Bethany
Boys of 2nd Street Park, The (2003)
Follow the bittersweet personal journeys of a group of 1960s basketball-playing New York kids whose lives are forever changed by the coming of the counterculture.
Dear Babe (1995) as Cinematographer
A poignant, intelligent, and unusually personal look at the life of a foot soldier in World War II. Mike Siegelbaum was a Jewish-American private who served in France and Germany, and was among the troops that liberated the Ohrdruf concentration camp. From December 1943, when he was drafted, to Dece
Necessary Parties (1988) as Director Of Photography
A two-part "WonderWorks" presentation about a youngster's struggles to hold his family together after his parents decide to get a divorce.
Hotshot (1987) as Director Of Photography
Jimmy wants to become a professional soccer player, but his wealthy parents oppose the idea. Ignoring his family's wishes, Jimmy tries out for the New York Rockers, but fails to make the team. Still determined, he goes to Brazil to learn all he can from a soccer star named Santos, and finally gets a
Johnny Belinda (1982) as Director Of Photography
In this remake of the 1948 Jane Wyman-Lew Ayres film (based on the 1940 Broadway play), Richard Thomas is a do-gooder in a poverty stricken rural area with VISTA where he encounters Rosanna Arquette, whom everybody believes to be retarded but he soon discovers to be deaf. A tentative romance blossom

Director (special)

Martha Stewart's: Welcome Home For the Holidays (1996) as Director
Lifestyle authority Martha Stewart offers her suggestions for holiday decorating, cooking and entertaining.

Cinematography (special)

In Style Celebrity Weddings (2003) as Camera Operator
In Style magazine takes a look at the year's most exciting celebrity weddings.
Crank: Made In America (2003) as Director Of Photography
Documentary which takes a look at methamphetamine addiction in the midwestern United States.
Gladiator Days: Anatomy of a Prison Murder (2002) as Director Of Photography
Over a three-year-period, filmmakers Alan Levin, Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson went behind the walls of prisons to talk to inmates, guards and officials about the problem of prison violence. What they came away with was the story of one murder that was captured on video in all its cold-blooded ent
Secret Life of the Brain, The (2002) as Director Of Photography ("The Teenage Brain: A World Of Their Own") Their Own")
Documentary on the mysteries of the brain, during gestation and infancy, childhood, adolesence, the mature brain and the elderly brain. Advanced imaging shows the brain at work and 3D computer animation portrays how the cells grow and forge connections. Examines neuroscientific knowledge in regards
H. Norman Schwarzkopf: A Soldier's Story (2001) as Camera
Profile of retired U.S. Army general H. Norman Schwarzkopf.
Blackout (2001) as Camera
An investigative look at the California energy crisis. Through interviews with state and federal officials, power company executives, and average citizens affected by the crisis, the documentary examines whether power companies and energy trading giants have capitalized on deregulation to make treme
Suicide (2001) as Director Of Photography
A look at the growing epidemic of suicide in America, which records more suicides than homicides each year. The program looks at the impact on survivors, as well as those who have attempted suicide. Service professionals at the front lines of the battle against this phenomenom, from EMT crews to hot
Echoes From the White House (2001) as Director Of Photography
Documentary that celebrates the 200th anniversary of the White House with a look at the stories, both public and private, that have unfolded within its walls. Using personal letters, memoirs and diary entries of presidents, first ladies, servants and other eyewitnesses, the program re-enacts the mom
Soldiers in the Army of God (2001) as Director Of Photography
Documentary about the extreme fringes of the anti-abortion movement, focusing on The Army of God, the movement's most radical wing, who believe that the killing of abortion providers is a justifiable homicide. Since the legalization of abortion in 1973, there have been more than 2,400 incidents of v
Speak Truth to Power (2000) as Documentary Camera
The debut of a new dramatic work, "Speak Truth to Power: Voices From Beyond the Dark," by poet and playwright Ariel Dorfman, that is an affirmation of the work of human rights activists. A staged reading of the play at the John F. Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts in Washington DC, is intercut
Man Who Came to Dinner, The (2000) as Camera
Presentation of the Roundabout Theater Company's Broadway production of "The Man Who Came to Dinner," the story of a famous, irascible, big-city radio personality (based on Alexander Woolcott) who is forced by injury to spend several weeks in the home of an unassuming Midwest middle-class family. Th
Drug Wars (2000) as Camera
An examination of America's 30-year effort to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the country. The drug wars have absorbed hundreds of billions of dollars, altering the criminal justice system and putting millions of people in jail. Despite the United States' expenditures, the use of heroin, cocaine
Civil War Combat (2000) as Director Of Photography
Documentary special that tells the true stories of four particularly brutal battles of the Civil War.
On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying in America (2000) as Director Of Photography
A look at the complex choices that confront us at the end of life. From interviews across the country, Bill Moyers reports on human stories of the dying, their families and their caregivers, as they struggle to balance medical intervention with comfort and humanity at the end of life. Also, medical,
Making Babies (1999) as Camera Operator
Examines the revolution in reproduction and the entrepreneurial atmosphere that imbues the practice of infertility medicine today. The program looks at how the new technologies hold great promise, but they usher in questions regarding the meaning of family.
Radio City Music Hall: The Story Behind the Showplace (1999) as Camera Operator
Documentary about Radio City Music Hall. The program explores the drama behind the men, the money and the movies that made the music hall the best-known theater in the world. Features film clips of the original opening, interviews with musicians, designers and the Rockettes.
Hunting bin Laden (1999) as Camera
Examines America's counter-terrorism command structure and traces the investigation into the 1998 embassy bombings in East Africa. In August 1998, two car bombs exploded simultaneously at United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, killing 268 people and injuring more than 5000. In the days and w
Swingin' With the Duke: Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis (1999) as Camera (Documentary Unit)
To celebrate the 100th birthday of pianist, arranger and bandleader Duke Ellington , Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra perform selections of Ellington's music. The program also features swing dancing and documentary sequences that explore Ellington's compassions as a composer.
Vampire Murders, The (1999) as Director Of Photography
Documentary about a group of Kentucky teenagers who comprised a "Vampire Clan." Examines the story of troubled teens whose foray into vampirism culminated in the brutal murder of a female Clan member's parents.
Panic (1999) as Director Of Photography
Documentary that explores the devastating, often disabling medical condition known as panic disorder, which according to some estimates afflicts more than 25 million Americans. Features interviews with experts who explain the physiological and sociological causes of panic attacks, as well as what ca
Leaders and Revolutionaries: People of the Century: CBS News/Time 100 (1998) as Camera
The first in a series of primetime specials produced jointly by CBS News and Time magazine celebrating the lives and legacies of 100 people who shaped the past 100 years, coinciding with six special issues of Time magazine. The first special reveals the list of the 20 leaders and revolutionaries who
Silent Spring Revisited (1998) as Camera
Examines new evidence in the debate over the danger of man-made chemicals to human health and the environment.
Busted: America's War on Marijuana (1998) as Cinematographer
Explores the impact of current policy on stemming the tide of marijuana use and looks at how marijuana law enforcement is affecting American life. Also traces the history of marijuana policies in the United States, looking at the key legislation and America's chaning attitudes towards the drug.
Dead Blue: Surviving Depression (1998) as Director Of Photography
Clinical depression is examined through the personal experiences of three prominent Americans who have survived the disorder: newsman Mike Wallace, psychologist Martha Manning, and writer William Styron.
Irish in America: Long Journey Home, The (1998) as Director Of Photography
The story of Irish immigrants to the United States from the arrival of the earliest immigrants in the mid-19th Century to the present. Successful Irish-Americans from all walks of life share their stories.
Ed Bradley on Assignment: Town Under Siege (1997) as Camera
Ed Bradley reports on the struggle between a tiny Louisiana town and the petroleum industry. Residents of Grand Bois, Louisiana, have learned that oil field waste disposed of in their town contains poisons like benzene, which may cause cancer, and hydrogen sulfide, which can attack the nervous syste
Hot Guns (1997) as Additional Camera
Special examines the illegal handgun market.
Mike Wallace Remembers (1997) as Camera
Veteran news correspondent Mike Wallace recalls many memorable moments of his career. Includes historical clips and personal anecdotes.
Edward R Murrow: Voice of America (1997) as Camera
Documentary on the life of Edward R Murrow, the man who covered WWII on the radio and returned home to help re-invent journalism on television.
Execution Machine: Texas Death Row, The (1997) as Director Of Photography
Explores the realities of death-row inmates inside Huntsville (Texas) Unit, a prison with the highest number of executions in 1997. Features interviews with prisoners, guards, officials, lawyers and victims' family members.
Talked to Death (1997) as Director Of Photography
Documentary reveals what goes on backstage at some of today's tabloid television shows, featuring footage that shows how talk shows will do almost anything to get high ratings.
Great Gatsby, The (1997) as Director Of Photography
Documentary explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby." Includes re-enactments, period art, film clips and interviews with experts.
About Us: The Dignity of Children (1997) as Director Of Photography
Special focusing on today's young people as seen through film, documentary images and animation. The special takes a look at childhood by exploring the universal issues which affect America's youth: self-expression, family, community, moral values and spirituality as presented by the children themse
Smithsonian Fantastic Journey (1996) as Camera
Third special highlighting the 150th anniversary of the Smithsonian Institution. Segments include the Smithsonian birthday celebration in Washington, D.C. with celebrity guests, a report on elephants in Malaysia who have been placed in protected forests, a look at the increasing problems with brown
Last Revolutionary, The (1996) as Camera
Documentary includes a portrait of Fidel Castro and takes a look at contemporary Cuba, featuring an interview with the Cuban leader. Also includes an analysis of current U.S.- Cuban relations.
Battle Over Citizen Kane, The (1996) as Director Of Photography
Documentary recounting the clash between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over the production and release of Welles' 1941 film, "Citizen Kane," which was a brutal portrait of the newspaper magnate.
Victory in the Pacific (1995) as Camera
Examination of the most important World War II battles fought in the Pacific and the development of the atomic bomb. Includes archival footage, radio broadcasts, newsreels and new visits to the battle sites.
Faith & Politics: The Christian Right (1995) as Additional Camera
Documentary taking an in-depth look at conservative Christians in the United States.
On Values: Talking With Peggy Noonan (1995) as Director Of Photography
Three-part special in which Peggy Noonan, former aide to Presidents Reagan and Bush, talks to guests about the debate over national identity.
When America Trembled -- Murrow/McCarthy (1994) as Camera
A documentary examining the 1954 confrontation between CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy on Murrow's "See It Now" television program.
In the Wings: Angels in America on Broadway (1993) as Camera
Behind-the-scenes look at the production of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Angels in America." Includes scenes from production meetings, rehearsals, and backstage moments during the play's performance, as well as excerpts from the play and interviews with the cast. Documentary footage
Schwarzkopf in Vietnam: A Soldier Returns (1993) as Camera
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf and Dan Rather return to Vietnam where Schwarzkopf served as a soldier and Rather worked as a correspndent during the war.
Horowitz in Moscow (1992) as Camera (Kuralt Segment)
A special chronicling the return of pianist Vladimir Horowitz to his native Russia in April 1986, ending a 61-year self-imposed exile. Included are performance footage and Horowitz's reminiscences of his youth and his decision to leave Russia.
Year of the Generals, The (1992) as Additional Camera
A special that chronicles the personal stories of the World War II military leaders who helped change the course of history in 1942. Focuses on American Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George Patton and George C. Marshall, U.S. Admiral Chester Nimitz, British Field Marshal Bernard
Who Is David Duke? (1992) as Camera
This presentation of "Frontline" examines the life and political career of presidential candidate and former member of the Klu Klux Klan, David Duke.
What Kids Want to Know About Sex and Growing Up (1992) as Director Of Photography
A "3-2-1 Contact Extra" special that seeks to inform children about sex, through animation and songs.
Coming From Japan (1992) as Director Of Photography
Examines the rise of the giant Japanese company, the Matshushita Electric Company, and its growing investments in the United States, climaxing in its 1990 purchase of MCA-Universal.
Watergate: The Secret Story (1992) as Director Of Photography
A news special that marks the 20th anniversary of the Watergate scandal, reliving the events leading up to and following the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters.
Caddie Woodlawn (1990) as Director Of Photography
A two-part presentation of "WonderWorks." Tells the story of a young pioneer girl in Wisconsin who learns what it means to become a young woman. In Part I, Cousin Annabelle comes to visit, and Caddie gets some unwelcome lessons on being a young lady. In Part II, news of Indian massacres frightens th
Home at Last (1988) as Director Of Photography
A ficticious drama based on the real Orphan Trains which transported children from New York to the sparcely populated Midwest for adoption. The story deals with Billy, a 13-year-old street kid from New York City, who gets a chance at a new life when an orphan train brings him to Nebraska and to a ha
Trial of Bernhard Goetz, The (1988) as Director Of Photography
A courtroom drama based in its entirety on the actual transcripts of the trial of Bernhard Goetz, a New Yorker accused of attempted murder when he shot and seriously wounded four black youths, his fellow passengers on a subway train, when one asked him for money.
Walter Cronkite at Large (1987) as Camera
The second special in the news-magazine series hosted by Walter Cronkite. The program includes a report on a study by the Centers for Disease Control on the idea of violence as a communicable disease, a report on the efforts to salvage treasure from a pirate ship that sank in the 17th Century off th
Cops -- Behind the Badge (1986) as Camera
An "America Undercover" presentation which enters the closed work of patrol officers in two urban centers--New York and Houston--to expose the gritty reality of being a cop in America today. The film follows officers on patrol, responding to calls, and spending off-duty time with their families.

Sound (special)

H. Norman Schwarzkopf: A Soldier's Story (2001) as Sound
Profile of retired U.S. Army general H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

Film Production - Main (special)

Half Past Autumn: The Life and Times of Gordon Parks (2000) as Additional Photography
Profile of photographer/writer/director/composer Gordon Parks. The program chronicles his entire life, ranging from his early childhood in Fort Scott, Kansas, through his journey to become a preeminent figure in photography, fiction, poetry, music and filmmaking. The program also explores America's
Don Hewitt: 90 Minutes on 60 Minutes (1998) as Additional Photography
Profile of broadcast journalism pioneer Don Hewitt, creator of "60 Minutes," the first television news magazine.
High Price of Health, The (1998) as Additional Photography
An in-depth look at the way California and Massachusetts hospitals are coping with an increasingly profit-driven health-care industry.
Secret Life of Barbie, The (1998) as Principal Photography
As the Barbie doll approaches her 40th birthday, Correspondent Robert Krulwich interviews women about the enduring appeal of Barbie.
New York Underground (1997) as Photography
Documentary charting the development of the New York City subway system at the turn of the 20th century.
Telephone, The (1997) as Additional Photography
Documentary about the invention of the telephone and how it quickly was transformed from novelty into necessity at the turn of the 20th century.
Betting on the Market (1997) as Photography
Traces the seduction of millions of Americans into the stock market directly or through mutual funds and looks at its implications for the nation.
Heart of a Child (1997) as Additional Photography
Documentary follows one family's struggles to save the life of their four-year-old daughter who needed multiple transplant surgeries.
Cronkite Remembers (1996) as Photography
Special recounting great events of the 20th century through the career of television newsman Walter Cronkite. Blends archival footage, photographs and recordings with Cronkite's own anecdotes, home movies and conversations with his family, friends and colleagues.
Last Revolutionary, The (1996) as Photography
Documentary includes a portrait of Fidel Castro and takes a look at contemporary Cuba, featuring an interview with the Cuban leader. Also includes an analysis of current U.S.- Cuban relations.
Mary Lincoln's Insanity File (1996) as Location Photography
Life of Mary Todd Lincoln through excerpts from her personal letters and diaries, and those of her family, friends, acquaintances and enemies, with particular emphasis to the period following the assassination of President Lincoln and her son's attempts to institutionalize her because of Mary Lincol
Cover-Up at Ground Zero (1993) as Photography
An investigation of the devastating effects nuclear weapons testing in Nevada has had on the residents who lived in the areas surrounding the test site.
60 Minutes... 25 Years (1993) as Additional Photography
A special commemorating the 25th anniversary of the CBS series, "60 Minutes."
My Mother's Murder (1992) as Photography
TV news producer Charles C. Stuart attempts to find out the motive behind his mother's murder.
Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway (1992) as Principal Photography
A documentary on the making of the Broadway musical "Jelly's Last Jam." Includes interviews with its creators and excerpts from the show as well as material on the life of jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton.
Down the Drain: A 3-2-1 Contact Extra (1991) as Photography
A "3-2-1 Contact Extra" special about water and its importance in our lives.
Amazing Grace With Bill Moyers (1990) as Photography
A documentary that explores the roots of "Amazing Grace," a hymn that continues to serve as a source of inspiration and strength for many people. Dramatic re-enactments are used to tell the story of John Newton, the 18th Century English slave ship captain turned country preacher, who wrote the lyric
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989) as Additional Photography
A documentary profiling the life and work of writer James Baldwin.
Elephant on the Hill, The (1987) as Photography
The relationship between art and technology is examined in this "Smithsonian World" special. The documentary explores the changes in this historical relationship from Greek mythology to laser technology and computer graphics. Filmed at the Smithsonian's Arts and Industries Building, the Hirshhorn Mu
One River, One Country -- The U.S./Mexico Border (1986) as Additional Photography
Bill Moyers examines the issues of immigration, economics and the special relationship that has developed between the U.S. and Mexico by going to the front line and talking to the people of the border who live and work in a world that is both Mexican and American.
Irving Berlin's America (1986) as Additional Photography
A musical salute to composer Irving Berlin, whose music has captured the American spirit for more than fifty years. Included in the program are vintage television performances, archival news footage, and fifty years of film clips. In addition, interviews with performers associated with Berlin's musi
Vanishing Family -- Crisis in Black America, The (1986) as Photography
A documentary examining changes in family life among black Americans, particularly the problem (faced also by many white families) of rearing children in households without fathers. The broadcast concludes with a panel of black citizens discussing the issues raised in the program.
Whose America Is It? (1985) as Photography
A documentary examining illegal immigration into the U.S. and focusing on many aspects of the problem, such as the trend toward bilingualism in America and the practice of employers seeking cheap labor by hiring illegal aliens for much less than minimum wage.

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