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Film Production - Main (feature film)

1.
One for the Money (2012)
A proud, born-and-bred Jersey girl, Stephanie Plum's got plenty of attitude, even if she's been out of work for the last six months and just lost her car to a debt collector. Desperate for some fast cash, Stephanie turns to her last resort: convincing her sleazy cousin to give her a job at his bail bonding company as a recovery agent. True, she doesn't even own a pair of handcuffs and her weapon of choice is pepper spray, but that doesn't stop Stephanie from taking on Vinny's biggest bail-jumper: former vice cop and murder suspect Joe Morelli - yup, the same sexy, irresistible Joe Morelli who seduced and dumped her back in high school. Nabbing Morelli would be a satisfying payback - and a hefty payday - but as Stephanie learns the ins and outs of becoming a recovery agent from Ranger, a hunky colleague who is the best in the business, she also realizes the case against Morelli isn't airtight. Add to the mix her meddling family, a potentially homicidal boxer, witnesses who keep dying and the problem of all those flying sparks when she finds Morelli himself. Suddenly Stephanie's new job isn't nearly as easy as she thought.
2.
Drive Angry (2011)
An undead felon breaks out of hell to avenge his murdered daughter and rescue her kidnapped baby from a band of cult-worshipping savages.
3.
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
As the summer of 1988 winds down, three friends on the verge of adulthood attend an out-of-control party in celebration of their last night of unbridled youth.
4.
Spy Kids: All The Time in The World (2011)
Marissa Cortez Wilson is a retired secret agent and step-mother to Spy Kids Rebecca and Cecil. When the Timekeeper threatens to take over the planet, she's called back into action, as are Rebecca and Cecil who have a new respect for their mom.
5.
Stone (2010)
A convicted arsonist uses his wife to influence a parole officer in an attempt to secure his release from prison.
6.
Conviction (2010)
A young woman's world is shattered when her brother is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, she embarks on an 18-year journey to set him free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology.
7.
Valentine's Day (2010)
It's a day in the life of love in Los Angeles as stories crisscross, collide and boomerang. There's a proposal, flowers that didn't get sent, a big fat secret that's finally told.
8.
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Sara and Brian Fitzgerald's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn that Kate has leukemia. The parents' only hope is to conceive another child, specifically intended to save Kate's life. For some, such genetic engineering would raise both
9.
Table for Three (2009)
Depressed after he blows it with yet another girl, Scott Teller needs a new roommate and decides that the charming, fun, helpful married couple Ryan Bennet and Mary Kinkaid will be just what he needs to get him out of the dumps and back on track again. However, Ryan and Mary soon turn out to be the
10.
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Connor Mead, a shameless ladies man, is visited by the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne, whose goal is to restore Connor's lost faith in true love, requiring the services of the ghosts of Connor's jilted girlfriends.
11.
Step Up 2 The Streets (2008)
When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the school's hottest dancer Chase to form a crew of classmate outcasts to compete in Baltimore's underground dance battle The Streets, she ultimately finds a way to live her dream while building a bridge between her two separate worlds.
12.
Over Her Dead Body (2008)
Devastated when his fiancée Kate is killed on their wedding day, Henry reluctantly agrees to consult a psychic named Ashley at the urging of his sister Chloe. Despite his skepticism over her psychic abilities, Henry finds himself falling hard for Ashley, and vice versa. But there is a big snag. Ashl
13.
Great Buck Howard, The (2008)
Once upon a time, Buck Howard spent his days in the limelight. His mind-boggling feats as a mentalist extraordinaire--not to be confused with those of a mere magician--earned him a marquee act in Vegas and 61 appearances on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show. In his own humble opinion, his talents go far
14.
Premonition (2007)
Linda Hanson has a beautiful house, a loving husband and two adorable daughters. Her life is perfect, until the day she receives the devastating news that her husband Jim has died in a car accident. When she wakes up the next morning to find him alive and well, she assumes it was all a dream, but is
15.
I Know Who Killed Me (2007)
The quiet suburb of New Salem is being terrorized by a brutal serial killer who abducts and tortures young women, holding them captive for weeks before murdering them. Aubrey Fleming, a talented pianist and aspiring writer, appears to be his latest victim when she disappears without a trace during a
16.
Sex and Death 101 (2007)
One Man. One List. 101 Women. Some fantasies are too true to be good. Roderick Blank is a successful executive and ladies man, who has finally found 'the one,' and is getting married in a little over a week. His life, however, is turned upside down when he receives a strange email that includes the
17.
Georgia Rule (2007)
Rebellious teenager Rachel screams, swears, drinks and is, in a word, uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in mom Lilly's San Francisco home. With nowhere else to take the impulsive and rambunctious girl, Lilly hauls her daughter to the one place she swore sh
18.
Crank (2006)
Chev Chelios is about to begin his morning with an unexpected wake-up call. Groggy, practically unable to move and with a heart that's barely beating, he hears the voice of thug Ricky Verona, who reveals Chev has been poisoned in his sleep and only has an hour to live. As it turns out, Chev is a hit
19.
Roving Mars (2006)
For centuries human beings have contemplated Earth's nearest planetary neighbor, Mars, dreaming impossible dreams of exploring its surface and divining its mysteries. Now the impossible has become possible. The Mars mission, which sent two intrepid, death-defying explorers--Spirit and Opportunity,
20.
Grilled (2006)
Two friends team up as door-to-door salesman of bulk quantities of frozen meat. Stuck in a slump, they learn if they don't move some beef on this particular day, they're dead meat.
21.
Dead Girl, The (2006)
The murdered body of a young woman named Krista is found by Arden, a lonesome caretaker living with her irascible mother. This leads to Leah, a forensics graduate student whose sister went missing as a child, stumbling upon possible closure when Krista's body appears on her gurney. The story continu
22.
Flightplan (2005)
Kyle Pratt is a frantic but fiercely intelligent mother whose deepest protective instincts will be triggered by a haunting in-flight nightmare: in the middle of the trans-Atlantic trip, her young daughter turns up missing without a trace. Or does she? Kyle arrives on the flight still reeling from the recent loss of her husband, a woman who has gone mad with grief or a formidably determined mother whose child is in grave danger that threatens the entire plane? Adding to the growing mystery is the fact that the name of Kyle's daughter doesn't even appear on the flight manifest. Furthermore, neither of the flight attendants can remember seeing the child on the plane? Adding to the growing mystery is the fact that the name of Kyle's daughter doesn't even appear on the flight manifest. Furthermore, neither of the flight attendants can remember seeing the child on the plane. While Captain Rich and Air Marshal Gene Carson don't want to doubt Kyle's insistent claim that her daughter has vanished, all evidence points to the fact that Kyle's little girl was never on board. What is the truth behind Kyle Pratt's distress? Who on board can be trusted? And just how far will Kyle have to go to get to the bottom of the harrowing mystery? As paranoia and doubt mount among the passengers, Kyle is confronted with some of the most unsettling fears a mother could ever face--losing her child, having her very reality questioned and being trapped in a situation where no one can seem to help. Pushed to the edge and fighting for her sanity, Kyle finds herself willing to go to unimaginable lengths to save her daughter.
23.
Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, The (2004) as Still Photographer
Mia has matured into a stunning, young woman and is ready to assume her role as princess of Genovia. But no sooner has she moved into the Royal Palace with her beautiful, wise grandmother Queen Clarisse, than she soon learns her days as a princess are numbered--Mia's got to lose the tiara and immediately take the crown herself. As if getting ready to rule wasn't enough, the stakes for Mia have never been higher--with Genovian law stating that princesses must be married before being crowned, Mia's in for a parade of suitors who'd all like to be her king.
24.
Raising Helen (2004) as Still Photographer
Helen Harris is living the life she's always dreamed of: her career at a top modeling agency is on the rise; she spends her days at fashion shows and her nights at the city's hottest clubs. But her carefree lifestyle comes to a screeching halt when one phone call changes everything. Helen soon finds
25.
Cinderella Story, A (2004)
High school senior, Sam Montgomery, lives at the beck and call of her self-obsessed step-mother, Fiona, and her sinfully wicked step-sisters, who treat her more like a servant than a member of the family. With her sights set on attending Princeton, Sam finds her less-than-sparkling social life wonde
26.
Freaky Friday (2003) as Still Photographer
Dr. Tess Coleman and her fifteen-year-old daughter, Anna, are not getting along. They don't see eye-to-eye on clothes, hair, music and certainly not in each other's taste in men. One Thursday evening, their disagreements reach a fever pitch--Anna is incensed that her mother doesn't support her musical aspirations and Tess, a widow about to remarry, can't see why Anna won't give her fiance a break. Everything soon changes when two identical Chinese fortune cookies cause a little mystic mayhem. On the next morning, their Friday gets freaky when Tess and Anna find themselves inside the other's body. As they literally walk a mile in each other's shoes, they gain a little newfound respect for each other's point of view. But with Tess' wedding coming on Saturday, the two have to find a way to switch back (and fast).
27.
Stealing Harvard (2002)
Duff and Jason are best friends, but couldn't be more different. Duff is a confirmed under-achiever and a lifelong bad influence on John. John is a practical, hard working guy who only wants to marry his longtime girlfriend Elaine. Elaine and John have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for the
28.
Wedding Planner, The (2001) as Still Photographer
Workaholic wedding planner Mary Fiore is so devoted to her career that she doesn't have time to find a man. Things change, however, when Mary takes on a lucrative new client -- the ultra-rich Donnollys, to whom money is no object in regards to the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Fran. When Mary is victim to an unlikely accident involving a runaway dumpster during wedding preparations, she is literally and figuratively swept off of her feet by Steve Edison, a charming pediatrician -- who just happens to be the fiance of Fran Donnolly.
29.
Undisputed (2001) as Still Photographer
Ten years ago, Monroe Hutchen was a rising boxing star in California. But one night, in a fit of passion, he committed a crime that led to a life sentence without the possibility of parole. He's serving time in the newly built Sweetwater Prison in the Mojave Desert -- a maximum security level 5 sta
30.
Princess Diaries, The (2001) as Stills Photographer
A 15 year old New Yorker discovers she is the princess of a small European country.
31.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) as Still Photographer
The infamous Grinch tries to destroy Christmas by dressing as Santa and stealing all the gifts, trees and holiday food in Whoville.
32.
Next Best Thing, The (2000) as Still Photographer
Abbie Reynolds is a Los Angeles yoga instructor who is approaching 40 and has been burned by too many past relationships. Robbie Whitaker is a gay, aging Hollywood playboy who works as a gardener and has become Abbie's best friend. Their relationship takes a different turn when, after the funeral
33.
Witness Protection (1999)
A South Boston mobster enters the FBI's witness protection program with his family after nearly escaping an assasination attempt.
34.
Lansky (1999) as Still Photographer
Based on the true story of Meyer Lansky, a young Jewish immigrant who grew up on the streets of New York at the turn of the century and embarked on a life of crime. Graduating from gambling to theft to murder, Lansky partnered with childhood friend Ben "Bugsy" Siegel and earned notoriety that eventu
35.
Other Sister, The (1999) as Still Photographer
Twenty-four year old Carla Tate is a slightly mentally challenged young woman who, after years of special education at a private boarding school, has successfully transcended many of her limitations--except for that of her over-protective mother, Elizabeth. When Carla graduates and returns home with dreams and ambitions, her need for personal fulfillment begins to express itself in ways her mother is unable to accept. When she falls in love for the first time, Carla defies her mother in order to prove that despite all appearances she has the capacity to be a responsible adult, worthy of love and being loved. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, Carla and her boyfriend Danny set out together to find answers to some of life's toughest challenges, and prove that sometimes, an ordinary life can be an extraordinary achievement.
36.
Runaway Bride (1999) as Still Photographer
A columnist fired by his editor/ex-wife for being too chauvinistic tries to redeem himself by chasing a story on spec about a woman who habitually jilts her fiances. The writer relocates to her hometown and falls for his subject who suffers from an identity crisis as evidenced by her inability to determine how she likes her eggs.
37.
Ed TV (1999) as Still Photographer
An avid tv watcher wins a contest and the following months in his life are chronicled by a camera crew, minute by minute. To begin with, video store clerk Ed welcomes the attention, and the show is saving the cable station that gambled on its success. But gradually, as his family and friends become celebrities too, Ed finds a downside to his fame. He becomes estranged from his brother, encounters the father who left his family years before, and rifts emerge between his mother and her husband.
38.
Mighty Joe Young (1998) as Still Photographer
To most people, Joe is a myth and a legend; a huge gorilla, a sacred guardian and defender of the natives of a small African village. To his only friend Jill, he is a protector and companion. Together they are the only family each has had since their respective mothers were killed by poachers 20 years ago. Now, when zoologist Gregg O'Hara, who is exploring the remote Pangani Mountains in Central Africa, comes upon the awesome 15-foot gorilla, he and Jill rescue the strong yet innocent creature from human predators by moving him into safety of a California animal conservancy. However, Joe is not safe for long. His notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past... a ruthless hunter who eager to steal Joe for his unique value on the endengered species black market. Feeling threatened and confused in his man-made confines, Joe finally escapes. As this powerful force of nature attempts to traverse the metropolis of Los Angeles, he leaves a trail of destruction and chaos in his wake.
39.
Poodle Springs (1998)
Television movie based on the novel by Robert Parker, from the final Philip Marlowe story begun by Raymond Chandler. Hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe is 15 years past his prime, as cynical as ever, but also a newlywed. Moving to the small desert town of Poodle Springs after marrying Laura, the daughter of billionaire P.J. Parker, Marlowe becomes immersed in deadly intrigue surrounding the murder of another investigator. When he uncovers a scheme to move the state border of Nevada, which may involve his father-in-law, the world-weary private eye from the 1940s encounters a '60s web of greed, lust and murder. With a talent for attracting trouble, Marlowe finds it in the form of murder, bigamy, gambling, pornography and double identity.
40.
Thousand Acres, A (1997) as Still Photographer
Set on an Iowa farm in 1979, a dictatorial father decides to distribute his 1000 acre farm among his three daughters, which unearths family secrets both catastrophic and liberating.
41.
Washington Square (1997) as Still Photographer
Set in 1870's New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the rest of her life alone, or marry a man who is interested in her only because of her inheritence.
42.
Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997)
Two media moguls battle over ownership of a pro football team.
43.
Sgt. Bilko (1996) as Still Photographer
A good-natured Army sergeant who runs a on-base gambling facility, must clean up his act.
44.
Rich Man's Wife, The (1996) as Still Photographer
Josie Potenza appears to have it all: a fabulous home, a life of privilege, and Tony, her rich husband. However, everything changes in a flash, when Tony is brutally murdered. As the one who appears to have the most to gain from the tragedy, Josie soon becomes the prime suspect in the police investigation. And when she is also terrorized by a psychotic killer and becomes the victim of blackmail, Josie is thrust into a relentless nightmare of fear and confusion.
45.
Dear God (1996) as Still Photographer
A con artist who can't fathom the idea of an honest day's work, Tom Turner has tried every scam in the book. Then, while trying to pay off a gambling debt, he gets arrested attempting to sell tickets on an airline that hasn't flown since the '80s! Sentenced by a judge to get a job or go to jail, Tom
46.
Funny Bones (1995) as Stills Photographer
While in search of some good material, a failed stand-up comedian learns about his father's shady past.
47.
Casper (1995) as Still Photographer
Casper, a friendly young ghost, is visited by a young girl and her "ghost therapist" dad who has been hired to exorcise the haunted house so its owner can find the manor's fabled treasure.
48.
Apollo 13 (1995) as Stills Photographer
Story of the 1970 Apollo 13 mission, the third manned moon launch. After three days in space, Apollo astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert finally approach their long-cherished destination, when suddenly their spacecraft's power and guidance systems go down--and the supply of oxygen begins to dwindle. The trio now face a grim reality: their crippled capsule, stranded 205,000 miles in space, might never return to earth. With time running out, the crew and thousands of others, including flight director Gene Kranz, brave near-impossible odds in a daring attempt to guide the capsule earthward.
49.
Renaissance Man (1994) as Still Photographer
An unemployed civilian advertising executive lands a teaching job with the Army, and soon discovers that his radical teaching philosophy doesn't please his rigid military superiors.
50.
Flintstones, The (1994) as Still Photographer
A promotion moves Fred up to the executive suite at the Slate & Co. quarry.
51.
I Love Trouble (1994) as Still Photography
Competing journalists at rival papers fall in love while exposing a government-involved scandal.
52.
Free Willy (1993) as Still Photographer
An orphaned boy forms a relationship with a killer whale living in captivity.
53.
Thing Called Love, The (1993) as Still Photographer
A young country singer tries to make it in Nashville.
54.
Unlawful Entry (1992) as Still Photographer
A psychotic policeman terrorizes a young couple after their home is robbed.
55.
Noises Off (1992) as Still Photographer
British farce about the disintegration of a third-rate theater company on a tour of the provinces.
56.
Rocketeer, The (1991) as Still Photographer
A personal rocket pack designed by Howard Hughes causes an aviator to be seen as somewhat of a superhero.
57.
Marrying Man, The (1991) as Stills
The romance between a Hollywood playboy and a Las Vegas showgirl in the 1940s.
58.
Pretty Woman (1990) as Stills
A millionaire turns a streetwalker into a lady for one weekend.
59.
Karate Kid Part III, The (1989) as Stills
Mr Miyagi travels to Japan to confront an enemy from his past.
60.
Rainbow Drive (1989)
A homicide detective and a police psychologist investigate a multiple murder case and cover-up in Hollywood.
61.
Memories of Me (1988) as Stills
Comedy drama revolving around a father/son relationship.
62.
*batteries not included (1987) as Stills
Aliens in tiny space ships visit Earth.
63.
Best Of Times, The (1986)
Twelve years after dropping the winning pass in a high-school football game, a timid clerk tries to regain lost honor.
64.
Vision Quest (1985) as Stills
A high-school wrestling star falls in love with a strong-willed and independent older woman.
65.
Splash (1984) as Stills (Los Angeles)
A careless playboy finds love with a land-locked mermaid.
66.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) as Stills
A warlock becomes a toymaker in order to carry out his evil scheme to commit mass murder on Halloween. His company produces masks that have computer chips implanted in them that cause the person wearing them to kill.
67.
Modern Problems (1981) as Stills
Max is an air traffic controller who is having problems at his job and in his love life. After he is exposed to nuclear waste, Max finds that he has developed telekinetic powers and uses them to settle some scores and improve his life.
68.
The Onion Field (1979) as Stills
When his partner is killed by a disturbed ex-con, a policeman struggles to regain his confidence.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

69.
Mistress of the Apes (1979) as Special Lighting
When Jenny Newmann leads a search party into the Kenyan jungle to find her lost husband, they only find a tribe of primitive men who are captivated by her.

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