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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
The Aviator (2004) as Key grip
Billionaire aviator Howard Hughes takes Hollywood and its women by storm.
2.
Traffic (2001) as Key grip
A patchwork of stories about various factions of the drug trade, including dealers, abusers and the law enforcement officials who pursue them. Mexican policeman Javier Rodriguez works on and around the border with his close friend and fellow policeman Manolo Sanchez, under Mexico's number one crime
3.
Almost Famous (2000) as Key grip
A high-school boy gets the chance to report on a rising rock band's tour.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

4.
Interstellar (2014)
A group of explorers travel through a wormhole and into another dimension.
5.
After Earth (2013)
6.
Life of Pi (2012)
A Montreal writer in search of his next project happens across the incredible story of Piscine Militor Patel. Pi was born in Pondicherry, India in the 1970s and spends his days among tigers, zebras, hippos, and other exotic creatures at the zoo his father owns. He develops his own theories about fa
7.
Soloist, The (2009)
Columnist Steve Lopez is at a dead end. The newspaper business is in an uproar, his marriage to a fellow journalist has fallen apart and he can't entirely remember what he loved about his job in the first place. Then, one day, while walking through Los Angeles' Skid Row, he sees the mysterious bedra
8.
Valkyrie (2008)
A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who loves his country but has been forced to watch with horror as the rise of Hitler has led to the events of World War II. He has continued his military service, all the while hoping someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. Realizing time is running out, Stauffenberg decides he must take action himself, and in 1942, on his own initiative, attempts to persuade senior commanders in the East to confront and overthrow Hitler. Then in 1943, while recovering from injuries suffered in combat, Stauffenberg joins forces with the German Resistance, a long-existing civilian anti-Hitler conspiracy comprised of men hidden inside the highest reaches of power. Armed with a cunning strategy to use Hitler''s own emergency plan to stabilize the government in the event of his demise--Operation Valkyrie--and turn that plan on its head to remove those in power and cripple Hitler''s regime, these men plot to assassinate the dictator and overthrow his Nazi government. With everything in place, and with the future of the world, the fate of millions, and the lives of his wife and children hanging in the balance, Stauffenberg is thrust from being one of many who oppose Hitler to being the one who must kill Hitler himself.
9.
Leatherheads (2008)
In 1925, Dodge Connolly is a charming, brash football hero who is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain ho
10.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
A group of self-absorbed actors set out to make the biggest war film ever. After ballooning costs (and the out of control egos of the pampered cast) threaten to shut down the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast deep into the jungles of Southeast Asia for "increa
11.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
A group of self-absorbed actors set out to make the biggest war film ever. After ballooning costs (and the out of control egos of the pampered cast) threaten to shut down the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast deep into the jungles of Southeast Asia for "increa
12.
Kite Runner, The (2007)
Spanning from the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy to the atrocities of the Taliban reign, an epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal. An unlikely friendship develops between Amir, the son of a wealthy Afghan businessman, and Hassan, a servant to Amir and his father. During a
13.
Mr. Woodcock (2007)
For students at Forest Meadow Middle School, P.E. class is not playtime, but rather an exercise in mental and physical humiliation administered by the tough as gristle Mr. Woodcock. Run more like a military boot camp than a gym class, Woodcock's physical education class takes on a new meaning where
14.
Seraphim Falls (2006)
The civil war has ended but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission: to kill Gideon no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes them both far from the comforts and codes of civilization, into the bloodiest recesses of their own souls.
15.
Elizabethtown (2005)
Drew Baylor, once a rising star at a leading athletic shoe company, has just been fired due to the overwhelming failure of his design for a sneaker and $972 million loss his company suffered because of the fiasco. As if that wasn''t bad enough, things get even worse: Drew receives a phone call informing him that his father has passed away--and now, he must get on a plane for Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to retrieve his father''s remains. On the plane ride, Drew meets Claire, a flight attendant and unstoppably positive woman who changes the course of his life. It is in Kentucky that Drew comes to learn the breadth of his father''s life and his own family roots. Drew, with the help of Claire, submits to discovering the possibilities for his own destiny.
16.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2002)
Continuing the story-line which unfolded in "Kill Bill Vol. I," this is a revenge tale of an expert assassin, called The Bride, who sets out on a quest to wreak vengeance upon her former employer, Bill, and other members of their assassin circle, for shooting her on the day of her wedding--along with all The Bride''s guests in attendance--and leaving her for dead. When this chapter in the story begins, The Bride will have already encountered some of her targets, having battled her way up the chain of command. So, after dispensing with former colleagues O-Ren Ishii and Vernita, she resumes her quest for justice. With those two down, the Bride has two remaining foes on her ''Death List'' to pursue--Budd and Elle Driver--before moving on to her ultimate goal: to KILL BILL.
17.
Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2002)
An entire wedding party is slaughtered during a dress rehearsal in a rural chapel: the pregnant woman in the blood-splattered wedding dress is Black Mamba, better known as The Bride. The assassin, Bill, and his circle known as The Vipers left The Bride for dead, but unluckily for them she was merely comatose. Four years later, The Bride suddenly awakens from her coma and realizes what has been done to her. She sets off on a ferociously focused mission, setting out to seek revenge on her former master and his deadly squad of assassins. One by one, she kills the various members of the assassin group. She saves Bill for last.
18.
Vanilla Sky (2001) as 1st Company Grip
Handsome, wealthy and charismatic, New York City publishing executive David Aames leads a charmed life. But one night David makes a small mistake that causes him to lose Sofia, the girl of his dreams. In his search for her, David is thrust unexpectedly into a rollercoaster ride of romance, sex, lies
19.
Thin Red Line, The (1998) as Key Grip (Los Angeles Post-Production Unit)
A World War II tale which focuses on a squad of American troops battling against the Japanese during the hellish battle of Guadalcanal Island. Witt has gone AWOL and considers the contrast between the peace of the islanders and the chaos brought by war. Meanwhile, the troops are led by two men: Tall
20.
Out to Sea (1997) as Key Grip
Herb and Charlie, a couple of mis-matched brothers-in-law, are hired by a cruise ship to dance with widowed women. Trouble ensues, however, when they begin scheming to cheat some of the women out of their money. While Charlie continues to chase the beautiful and wealthy Liz, Herb unexpectedly finds
21.
That Thing You Do! (1996) as Key Grip
It's the summer of 1964, and Guy Patterson is a salesman at his father's appliance store in Erie, PA. By day, he sells toasters and transistor radios. But at night, he retreats to the basement, sits down at a set of drums, and disappears into a cloud of jazz percussion. In other words, he's ready to
22.
Grumpier Old Men (1995) as Key Grip
Summertime has come to Wabasha, Minnesota, and mosquito-slapping in canoes has replaced shivering in ice shanties as the local fishing ritual. Even the decades-old battle of one-upmanship between next-door neighbors John Gustafson and Max Goldman has mellowed. With John happily and newly married to Ariel, Max is left without a sparring partner. Until the arrival of Maria Ragetti who has taken over Chuck''s legendary bait store and has the unspeakable, sacrilegious notion to threaten the cherished fishing hole and its rustic way of life by converting the store into a romantic Italian ristorante. To keep that from happening, John and Max begin a strategic campaign of innuendo, gossip and sabotage that spreads quickly through town. But the pair aren''t prepared for the fortitude of Maria, who has no intention of surrendering so easily. As she returns their volleys, insult-for-insult and prank-for-prank, not only does she threaten to win the war, but to win Max''s heart as well.
23.
Home for the Holidays (1995) as First Company Grip (Los Angeles)
Giving thanks looks like a tall order this year, in light of the downward spiral Claudia Larson's life has taken. On the day she's to fly home to Baltimore for her family's annual Thanksgiving gathering, Claudia's fired from a job she loves at a Chicago art museum. Nursing her pride and a bad head c
24.
I Love Trouble (1994)
Competing journalists at rival papers fall in love while exposing a government-involved scandal.
25.
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
Film focuses on a year in a married couple''s life; including some of the problems they face, including the wife''s alcoholism and experiences in rehab.
26.
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993) as Key Grip
Two lonely retirees become friends despite personal differences.
27.
Born Yesterday (1993) as Key Grip
Pygmalionesque story about a disreputable business tycoon who sends his kept woman to be socially educated by a former journalist.
28.
Sneakers (1992)
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
29.
Babe, The (1992) as Key Grip
Story about Babe Ruth, the man and the legend, and the woman who forced him to confront the one thing that threatened his dominance over the game of baseball - his fast-paced lifestyle.
30.
Mobsters (1991)
A story about the rise of the mob involving the young Manhattan hoods: Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel and Frank Costello.
31.
Scenes From a Mall (1991) as Key Grip (Los Angeles)
A comedy about a married couple -- he''s a sports lawyer, she''s a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
32.
Guilty By Suspicion (1991) as Key Grip
A director in 1950s Hollywood fights to clear his name in the gripping red scare drama "Guilty by Suspicion" (1991). When director David Merrill is questioned by the communist-hunting House Committee on Un-American Activities, he finds himself blacklisted and unable to find work with any studio in town. He''s offered a plum new project, but only if he testifies against his innocent friends. Starring Robert DeNiro, Annette Bening and George Wendt
33.
Lisa (1990) as Key Grip
A young girl unknowingly flirts with a serial killer over the phone.
34.
Challenger (1990)
A television movie about the "Challenger" space mission. The story focuses on the seven astronauts tragically killed in the space shuttle accident in January 1986.
35.
Funny About Love (1990) as 1st Company Grip
A romantic comedy about a cartoonist who wants to be a father.
36.
Hot Spot, The (1990) as Grip
A drifter settles down in a small southwestern town and becomes involved in a web of crime and romance.
37.
Pet Sematary (1989) as 1st Grip
The Creed family settles into their idyllic home in the countryside only to discover that it sits next door to a pet cemetery - built on an ancient Indian burial ground. Their mysterious new neighbor, Jud Crandall, hides the cemetery''s darkest secret...until a family tragedy brings the secret to life. Now, an unthinkable evil is about to be resurrected.
38.
U2 Rattle and Hum (1988) as Grip (Denver)
Concert film of the rock group U2 during their "Joshua Tree" tour of the USA in 1987.
39.
Less Than Zero (1987) as Key Grip
The friendship of three affluent, nightclub-hopping Los Angeles youths is thrown into turmoil over Christmas break from college when one of them begins to spiral downwards from excessive cocaine abuse.
40.
Trancers (1985)
A psychic cult of zombie-like creatures with a mission to murder is terrorizing the inhabitants of Angel City.

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

41.
Shadow Of Doubt (1998) as Key Grip
42.
Billionaire Boys Club (1987)
A miniseries about the Billionaire Boys Club, consisting of wealthy young investment partners led by Joe Hunt, who was convicted of murdering a fellow investor whom Hunt felt had swindled him.

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