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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll! (1987) as 1st Assistant Camera
A performance celebration of Chuck Berry's 60th birthday party concert at Fox Theatre in St Louis, Missouri. The film also exams the roots of his music through inerterviews with Berry himself, and many other well known names in rock 'n' roll history.

Cinematography (special)

2.
H. Norman Schwarzkopf: A Soldier's Story (2001) as Camera
Profile of retired U.S. Army general H. Norman Schwarzkopf.
3.
Irish in America: Long Journey Home, The (1998) as Assistant Camera
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.
4.
New York Underground (1997) as Assistant Camera
Documentary charting the development of the New York City subway system at the turn of the 20th century.
5.
Heart of a Child (1997) as Assistant Camera
Documentary follows one family's struggles to save the life of their four-year-old daughter who needed multiple transplant surgeries.
6.
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.
7.
Martha Stewart's: Welcome Home For the Holidays (1996) as Director Of Photography
Lifestyle authority Martha Stewart offers her suggestions for holiday decorating, cooking and entertaining.
8.
What Kids Want to Know About Sex and Growing Up (1992) as Additional Camera
A "3-2-1 Contact Extra" special that seeks to inform children about sex, through animation and songs.
9.
Amazing Grace With Bill Moyers (1990) as Assistant Camera
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
10.
Amazing Grace With Bill Moyers (1990) as 2nd Camera
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
11.
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989) as Camera Assistant (Funeral)
A documentary profiling the life and work of writer James Baldwin.

Sound (special)

12.
H. Norman Schwarzkopf: A Soldier's Story (2001) as Sound
Profile of retired U.S. Army general H. Norman Schwarzkopf.
13.
Don Hewitt: 90 Minutes on 60 Minutes (1998) as Additional Sound
Profile of broadcast journalism pioneer Don Hewitt, creator of "60 Minutes," the first television news magazine.
14.
Busted: America's War on Marijuana (1998) as Sound
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.
15.
Talked to Death (1997) as Audio
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.
16.
Hot Guns (1997) as Additional Sound
Special examines the illegal handgun market.
17.
Mike Wallace Remembers (1997) as Sound
Veteran news correspondent Mike Wallace recalls many memorable moments of his career. Includes historical clips and personal anecdotes.
18.
Betting on the Market (1997) as Sound
Traces the seduction of millions of Americans into the stock market directly or through mutual funds and looks at its implications for the nation.
19.
Ed Bradley on Assignment: Town Under Siege (1997) as Sound
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
20.
Last Revolutionary, The (1996) as Sound
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.
21.
Faith & Politics: The Christian Right (1995) as Additional Sound
Documentary taking an in-depth look at conservative Christians in the United States.
22.
Victory in the Pacific (1995) as Sound
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.
23.
When America Trembled -- Murrow/McCarthy (1994) as Sound
A documentary examining the 1954 confrontation between CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy on Murrow's "See It Now" television program.
24.
In the Wings: Angels in America on Broadway (1993) as Audio
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
25.
Schwarzkopf in Vietnam: A Soldier Returns (1993) as Sound
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.
26.
Cover-Up at Ground Zero (1993) as Sound
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.
27.
Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway (1992) as Audio
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.
28.
Coming From Japan (1992) as Sound
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.
29.
Year of the Generals, The (1992) as Additional Sound
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
30.
Watergate: The Secret Story (1992) as Sound
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.
31.
Who Is David Duke? (1992) as Sound
This presentation of "Frontline" examines the life and political career of presidential candidate and former member of the Klu Klux Klan, David Duke.

Film Production - Main (special)

32.
New York Underground (1997) as Gaffer
Documentary charting the development of the New York City subway system at the turn of the 20th century.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (special)

33.
Cronkite Remembers (1996) as Lighting
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.

Misc. Crew (special)

34.
Battle Over Citizen Kane, The (1996) as Historical Advisor
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.

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