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Director (feature film)

1.
Freedom Song (2000) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Dramatic account of the grass-roots civil rights movement in a small Mississippi town in 1959. Focuses on a couple under government scrutiny for their activist stance against the Jim Crow laws and their teenage son who is becoming an activist. Inspired by the arrival of an organizer of the Student N

Cinematography (feature film)

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Dirty Dancing (2017)
Inspired by the 1960's-set film about dancer and a guest from different economic and social levels who fall in love at a summer resort.
5.
St. Vincent (2014)
Maggie a struggling single woman, moves to Brooklyn with her 12-year-old son, Oliver. Having to work very long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of Vincent, a bawdy misanthrope next door. Vincent takes Oliver along on his trips to the race track, strip club and dive bar, and an unlikely friendship is born. The man is a mentor to the boy in his hedonistic way, and Oliver sees the good in Vincent that no one else can.
6.
Legion (2010)
An out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in Mankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner and the Archangel Michael.
7.
Last Song, The (2010)
An estranged father living in a small Southern beach town gets a chance to spend the summer with his reluctant teenage daughter, who would rather be home in New York. He tries to connect with her through the only thing they have in common - music.
8.
Imagine That (2009)
Before he found himself standing in front of his friends' house yelling for his daughter's purple security blanket in the middle of the night, Evan Danielson was just your average financial wizard - focused, successful and driven. But when his daughter introduced him to the princesses and their quee
9.
Reservation Road (2007)
A tale of anger, revenge, and courage that follows two fathers as their families and lives converge. On a warm September evening, college professor Ethan Learner, his wife Grace and their daughter Emma are attending a recital. Their 10-year-old son Josh, the pride of the family, is playing cello--be
10.
Catch and Release (2007)
After the sudden death of her fiancé, Gray Wheeler finds comfort in the company of his friends: lighthearted and comic Sam, hyper-responsible Dennis, and, oddly enough, his old childhood buddy Fritz, an irresponsible playboy whom she'd previously pegged as one of the least reliable people in the wor
11.
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Consider Mr. Brooks: a successful businessman; a generous philanthropist; a loving father and devoted husband. Seemingly, he's perfect. But Mr. Brooks has a secret--he is an insatiable serial killer, so lethally clever that no one has ever suspected him--until now. Earl Brooks is a man who has manag
12.
Bewitched (2005) as Director Of Photography
Out in California''s San Fernando Valley, Isabel is trying to reinvent herself. A naïve, good-natured witch, she is determined to disavow her supernatural powers and lead a "normal" life. At the same time--across town--Jack Wyatt, a tall, charming actor is trying to get his career back on track. He sets his sights on an updated version of the beloved 1960''s situation comedy "Bewitched," reconceived as a starring vehicle for himself in the role of the mere-mortal Darrin. Fate steps in when Jack accidentally runs into Isabel. He is immediately attracted to her and her nose, which bears an uncanny resemblance to the nose of Elizabeth Montgomery, who played Samantha in the original TV version of "Bewitched." He becomes convinced she could play the witch, Samantha, in his new series. Isabel is also taken with Jack, seeing him as the quintessential mortal man, with whom she can settle down and lead the normal life she so desires. It turns out they''re both right--but in ways neither of them ever imagined.
13.
Last Shot, The (2004) as Director Of Photography
Straight shooter agent Joe Devine has been assigned to cook up an elaborate scheme to take down infamous mob boss John Gotti. He assumes the role of a Hollywood producer and tells all the right lies to enlist a stooge to help execute his sting. He finds unsuspecting wannabe director Steven Schatz, w
15.
Core, The (2003) as Director Of Photography
When the Earth's core stops rotating, a team of scientists must tunnel to the center and detonate a nuclear bomb before the core superheats and destroys all life on the surface.
16.
Sum of All Fears, The (2002) as Director Of Photography
When the president of Russia suddenly dies and is succeeded by a man about whom little is known, tension increases as old fears ignite new paranoia. Director of Central Intelligence Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst from the Russia desk, Jack Ryan, to supply insight and advice. Then the unthinkabl
18.
Freedom Song (2000) as Director Of Photography
Dramatic account of the grass-roots civil rights movement in a small Mississippi town in 1959. Focuses on a couple under government scrutiny for their activist stance against the Jim Crow laws and their teenage son who is becoming an activist. Inspired by the arrival of an organizer of the Student N
19.
Lucky Numbers (2000) as Director Of Photography
Local television weatherman Russ Richards is on the verge of losing his shirt. What money he doesn''t squander on his own lavish lifestyle he loses in an unsuccessful snowmobile dealership he owns in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Desperate to avoid financial ruin, Russ schemes with Crystal Latroy, the station''s lotto ball girl, to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else starts to go wrong as the plan starts to unravel and turns downright ugly.
20.
Pleasantville (1998) as Director Of Photography
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain, and ideas. First it is a red rose, a blade of green grass, eyes turn hazel... flesh tones shock and anger with their beauty. Gradually, the infection spreads Pleasantville becomes divided--rife for the first time with stark differences as it attempts to grasp the kaleidoscopic new world before it.
21.
You've Got Mail (1998) as Director Of Photography
Kathleen Kelly owns a small children''s book store, but is coming under competition from Joe Fox''s giant Fox Books, a megastore with a cafe and discounted books. The two become arch rivals, without realising that the romance they are conducting anonymously on the internet is with each other.
22.
Michael (1996) as Director Of Photography
When rumor of Michael''s existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it''s his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won''t let him go alone. He sends Quinlan on assignment with angel expert Dorothy Winters and Huey Driscoll, another jaded reporter who would have been canned years ago had he not rescued Sparky, a mongrel that has become famous as the paper''s prized mascot. As the trio travels to Iowa, each believes the trip is a colossal hoax until they come face-to-feather with Michael. He smells like cookies, acts like a playboy and tosses off miracles when everyone least expects them. As Quinlan and Dorothy search for the incontrovertible proof they need not to believe in Michael, Michael sets out against all odds to get Dorothy and Quinlan to believe in each other.
23.
Money Train (1995) as Director Of Photography
Foster brothers, John and Charlie share a life-long dream of robbing the Money Train that collects millions of dollars each night from NYC subway stations. Only two things stand in their way: they''re cops; and Donald Patterson, the hard-assed MTA chief, is their boss. They''re his trains, it''s his money, and he''s never been robbed. But on New Year''s Eve, the rates are going up...
24.
I Love Trouble (1994) as Director Of Photography
Competing journalists at rival papers fall in love while exposing a government-involved scandal.
25.
Good Son, The (1993) as Director Of Photography
In this suspense thriller a 12-year-old boy goes to live with relatives after his mother's death and comes under the influence of his malevolent cousin.
26.
Sneakers (1992) as Director Of Photography
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
27.
Father of the Bride (1991) as Director Of Photography
A proud father faces wedding planners, florists and caterers as he prepares for his daughter''''s wedding.
28.
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) as Director Of Photography
In order to escape an abusive marriage, a woman fakes her own death and finds a new life and lover, only to be found out by her husband.
29.
Vital Signs (1990) as Director Of Photography
A doctor guides seven student doctors through their third year of residency at a Los Angeles hospital. Marriages collapse and colleagues fall in love, but it takes a dying cancer patient to make the medical students realize what really matters in life.
30.
Field Of Dreams (1989) as Director Of Photography
Mysterious voices tell an Iowa farmer to build a baseball diamond in his backyard.
31.
True Believer (1989) as Director Of Photography
Courtroom drama about a young lawyer and an older 1960s activist lawyer who team up to free a man jailed for a murder he did not commit.
32.
Immediate Family (1989) as Director Of Photography
Story of a couple who cannot have a child on their own and the unwed, pregnant young woman whose baby they want to adopt.
33.
Serpent And The Rainbow, The (1988) as Director Of Photography
A Haitian doctor and a Harvard anthropologist become friends against a backdrop of voodoo culture in pre-revolutionary Haiti.
34.
Shakedown (1988) as Director Of Photography
A disillusioned legal aide attorney and an undercover police officer covering Times Square become embroiled in a case involving a shoot-out between a drug dealer and a corrupt cop.
35.
Stepfather, The (1987) as Director Of Photography
A seemingly average man, after murdering his entire family, remarries a widow with a teenage daughter in another town and prepares to do it again.
36.
Stranger Waits, A (1987) as Director Of Photography
A widow is imperiled by her passionate love affair with a mysterious younger man.
37.
LBJ: The Early Years (1987) as Director Of Photography
A television movie about the political career of Lyndon Johnson from 1934 until his ascension to the Presidency in 1963. The story begins in 1934 when Johnson is a secretary to a Texas congressman and while he's courting Ladybird Taylor, with whom he later eloped. Johnson returns to Washington in 19
38.
In the Mood (1987) as Director Of Photography
When 15-year-old Sonny Wisecarver has an affair with his older neighbor Francine and then runs off to marry her, a stern judge has the union annulled. Then, when Sonny finds himself before the same judge after getting involved with another woman in her 20s, the publicity from this case makes him the
39.
Home of the Brave (1986) as Director Of Photography
40.
Killer Party (1986) as Director Of Photography
A deranged killer stalks a sorority hazing party.
41.
Rockabye (1986) as Director Of Photography
A young woman, striking out on her own after having left her husband in California, has her young son snatched from her moments after getting off the bus in New York City on her way to Vermont, and reluctantly accepts the help of a hard-nosed reporter in tracking him down after being given the runaround from the police. Outdoor scenes were shot on location in Manhattan; indoor ones were done in Toronto.
42.
Badge of the Assassin (1985) as Director Of Photography
A television movie about Robert K. Tannenbaum, an Assistant District Attorney of New York County, who is immersed in a grueling and tense effort to trace, apprehend, and convict the men who brutally killed police officers Waverly Jones and Jospeh Piagentini in a sensational crime that stunned New Yo
43.
Lily in Love (1985) as Director Of Photography
Fitzroy Wynn is a larger-than-life character, an actor with great talent with an ego to match. He has been starring in a long-running stage comedy written by his wife Lily. The play ends its run, and Lily's next project is a film which Fitz wants to star in, but he is wrong for the part of the young
44.
Baron and the Kid, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
A legendary pool player, known as "The Baron," is challenged by a young hustler, "The Cajun Kid," who turns out to be the son he never knew, and then must forge a relationship with him. Cash's hit song, "The Baron," provided the basis of this film, much the same way that Kenny Rogers' "The Gambler"
45.
Goodbye People, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
46.
Invasion of Privacy, An (1983) as Director Of Photography
Valerie Harper is a divorcee who moves to a small island community off the Maine coast, becomes involved with the local police chief and then faces ostracism by her formerly sympathetic neighbors when she brings rape charges against a local handyman. Filmed mainly on Shelter Island, a vacation spot
47.
Death Ride to Osaka (1983)
An aspiring young singer naively takes a job in a Tokyo nightspot and is drawn into a white slavery ring in which the entertainers are forced into prostitution by the Yakuza, Japan's equivalent of the syndicate. This TV version of what long was a B-movie staple of an earlier generation ran through s
48.
Demon Murder Case, The (1983)
Demonologist Andy Griffith, psychic Cloris Leachman, and priest Eddie Albert join forces to exorcise a possessed youngster, Charlie Fields, after his sister's boyfriend (Kevin Bacon) commits murder while similarly under demonic possession. Harvey Fierstein (of "Torch Song Trilogy") provides the devi
49.
Gentleman Bandit, The (1981) as Director Of Photography
A socially concerned, controversial priest suddenly finds himself under arrest as a stickup man, and a number of people are willing to identify him as the culprit. This dramatization of the true-life experience of Baltimore priest, Father Bernard Pagano, on whom even the church turned its back, was

Cinematography (special)

50.
Einstein on the Beach: The Changing Image of Opera (1986) as Camera Operator
A performance documentary about the collaboration between composer Philip Glass and theater artist Robert Wilson who are seen at work remounting their opera, "Einstein on the Beach," for the Brooklyn Academy of Music's 1984 Next Wave Festival. The film, a presentation of "Great Performances," featur

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

51.
Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987)
A two-part miniseries based on C. David Heyman's biography of Barbara Hutton, the famour heiress whose extragavent lifestyle shocked and intrigued the world.

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