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Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Predator, The (2018)
The film is an expansion of the story about commandos who are hunted by an other-worldly assassin in a Central American jungle.
2.
Tomorrowland (2015)
Whenever Casey Newton touches a lapel pin with the letter T on it, she finds herself transported to Tomorrowland, a city filled with huge robots and sleek buildings. The gifted young woman recruits the help of scientist Frank Walker, a previous visitor to Tomorrowland, who years ago made a startling discovery about the future. Together, the two adventurers travel to the metropolis to uncover its mysterious secrets.
3.
Horns (2014)
A young man who is a suspect in the violent murder of his girlfriend wakes up from a night of heavy drinking to find horns sprouting from his head. Intent on finding his girlfriend's murderer and exacting revenge, he finds the horns have a unique ability to coerce people into doing what he wants.
4.
Godzilla (2014)
6.
Man of Steel (2013)
Clark Kent/Kal-El is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone''s imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question - Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha and Jonathan Kent, Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as "Superman," not only to shine as the world''s last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves.
7.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
While San Francisco scientist Will Rodman works on a cure for Alzheimer's disease by testing a genetically engineered retrovirus on chimpanzees, the virus mutates the animals, giving them a human level of intelligence. This results in a change in the balance of power which eventually leads to a war
8.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked! (2011)
Alvin, Simon, and Theodore are on a luxury cruise liner when they are 'chipwrecked' on a remote island. As they work on a plan to return home, they find that the island is not deserted as they had assumed.
9.
Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a tragedy strikes and takes his dreams with it. After
10.
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
A group of best friends are bored with their adult lives: Adam has been dumped by his girlfriend; Lou is a party guy who can''t find the party; Nick''s wife controls his every move; and video game-obsessed Jacob won''t leave his basement. After a crazy night of drinking in a ski resort hot tub, the men wake up, heads pounding, in the year 1986. This is their chance to kick some past and change their futures - one will find a new love life, one will learn to stand up for himself with the ladies, one will find his mojo. And one will make sure he still exists.
11.
Passchendaele (2009)
Follows the exploits of Canadian soldiers leading up to one of the key battles of World War I that was fought over nearly four months in 1917.
12.
Passengers (2008)
After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident--which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened--Claire is intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the pa
13.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
An adaptation of the book which describes the destruction of the Native American people and their way of life as they were pushed from ancestral lands into ever-diminishing reservations during the latter half of the 19th century. Monumental events will be revisited such as the massacre of hundreds
14.
War (2007)
After his partner is brutally murdered by the infamous assassin Rogue, FBI agent Jack Crawford vows to find the elusive killer and personally avenge his partner's death.
15.
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Jake is a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself unexpectedly entangled in a high-level government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers begin to believe that he is an undercover agent who subconsciously holds a key piece of information that could expose an arms deal involving the CIA and FBI.
16.
Firewall (2006)
Computer security specialist Jack Stanfield works for the Seattle-based Landrock Pacific Bank. A trusted top-ranking executive, he has built his career and reputation on designing the most effective anti-theft computer systems in the industry. Jack's position affords a comfortable life for him, his
17.
Are We There Yet? (2005) as First Assistant Camera
Nick, a smooth operator, is trying to land a date with a young, attractive divorcee, Suzanne. Problem is Suzanne is stuck working in Vancouver and miserable because she misses her kids. Seizing the opportunity, Nick gallantly offers to make her wish come true--and his own in the process--by bringing
18.
Fantastic Four (2005)
Investor, astronaut and scientist Dr. Reed Richards' lifelong dream is close to being realized. He is spearheading a trip to outer space, to the center of a cosmic storm. There he hopes to unlock the secrets of the human genetic codes for the benefit of all humanity. Extensive government grant cutba
19.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) as First Assistant "A" Camera
Scooby and the gang lose their cool and their stellar reputation when an anonymous masked villain wreaks mayhem on the city of Coolsville with a monster machine that re-creates classic Mystery Inc. foes like: The Pterodactyl Ghost, The Black Knight and The 10,000 Volt Ghost. Under pressure from relentless reporter Heather Jasper-Howe and the terrified citizens of Coolsville, the gang launches an investigation into the mysterious monster outbreak that leaves Shaggy and Scooby questioning their roles in Mystery Inc. The ever-ravenous duo, determined to prove they''re great detectives, don a series of far-out disguises in their search for clues. Meanwhile, brainy Velma becomes smitten with a key suspect, Coolsonian Museum curator Patrick Wisely, as macho leader Fred and image-conscious Daphne attempt to determine the identity of the Evil Masked Figure who is unleashing the monsters in an attempt to take over Coolsville.
20.
Jack (2004)
Jack was already struggling with the usual adolescent demons, when he noticed something unsettling -- his parents' marriage was coming to an end. He could feel the tension that existed between his mom, Anne, and his dad, Paul. When his dad moved out, Jack knew that his life was about to change forev
21.
Prozac Nation (2004) as First Assistant Camera
22.
Agent Cody Banks (2003) as First Assistant "A" Camera
To his family and friends, Cody Banks is a typical teen--he loves to skateboard, hates math, and feels like a complete idiot around girls. But Cody''s got a secret--he''s actually part of a secret teen CIA program. Cody''s living every boy''s dream life--he can drive like a stuntman, has an incredible arsenal of cool gadgets, and his agency mentor, Ronica Miles, is totally hot. But Cody''s training is put to the test when he''s sent to pose as a prep school student and befriend fellow teen Natalie Connors in order to gain access to her father--a scientist unknowingly developing a fleet of deadly nanobots for the evil organization ERIS. From runaway cars and high-speed snowboard chases to a spectacular final mountaintop showdown, Cody has to use everything he''s learned to prove himself as an agent and stop ERIS from completing their mission--and, maybe, even get the girl.
23.
Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth about Enron, The (2003)
Based on the book by Enron employee Brian Cruver, who witnessed the firm's collapse dramatizing the satirical elements of Enron's corporate culture.
24.
Spooky House (2002) as Camera Operator
Around Halloween time a group of elementary school kids go to investigate a mysterious house and its recluse. What they discover there is a larger-than-life magician known as The Great Zamboni. He befriends them and uses his magical powers to help them in their clashes with the school bullies.
25.
INSOMNIA (2002)
A psychological thriller centering on Will Dormer, a veteran LAPD detective who travels to a small Alaskan town with his partner Hap to investigate the disturbing murder of a seventeen year-old girl. Under the glare of the region's perpetual daylight, Dormer and Hap close in on the primary suspect,
26.
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Fresh out of prison, seasoned criminal Michael Zane wastes no time setting up his next big heist by joining up with a new gang led by his old friend and partner-in-crime, Thomas Murphy. Along with Hanson, Franklin and Gus, the boys plan a daring raid on the Riviera Hotel Casino in Las Vegas during International Elvis Week. Decked out in high collars, glittering belted jumpsuits and sideburns for miles, the gang hits the strip in search of their jackpot. But, blinded by the dollar signs in their eyes, they fail to see that their main obstacle will not be security, but each other's greed, not to mention the unexpected meddling of the scheming Cybil and her larcenous son Jesse, who get caught up in the middle of the feuding felons as their grand scheme begins to go bankrupt.
27.
Becoming Dick (2000)
Aspiring New York actor Richard Breggs is a nice guy who, after years of refining his craft, has little to show for his hard work but a shabby Greenwich Village walk-up and a career that's stuck in neutral. In a last-gasp attempt at finding success, he decides to shed his nice-guy persona and don th
28.
Wednesday Woman, The (2000)
Muriel, a wife and mother, is reeling from the success of her first novel. Muriel's book, "The Wednesday Woman," focuses on a woman's affair with a psychotic criminal who almost kills her. Life begins to imitate art when Muriel, a recovering alcoholic who grew up abused by her father, finds herself
29.
Futuresport (1998)
Set in the year 2025, Obike Fixx and Tremaine "Tre" Ramzey are the creators of Futuresport -- a dangerous, 21st-century game played on rollerblades and hoverboards that has taken the place of all conventional sports. Tre is considered the world's greatest professional athlete and master of Futurespo
30.
Deep Rising (1998) as 2nd Assistant Camera
A group of gunrunners in South China come across a deserted cruise ship occupied by a killer creature... with tentacles.
31.
Silencing Mary (1998)
Mary Stuartson is proud to be the first in her family to attend a university, but when her roommate, Holly, is raped by the school's star football player, Mary, who is a reporter for the college newspaper, begins her own investigation. She uncovers similar unprosecuted incidents of campus violence.
32.
Perfect Mother, The (1997)
After being set up on a blind date by their mothers, Kathryn and John fall in love and marry. John's possessive and controlling mother, Eleni, lavishes gifts on the couple, including a new home near hers. Initially, Kathryn is pleased to be part of such a close-knit family, but soon becomes uncomfor
33.
Big Bully (1996) as 2nd Assistant Camera
Davey Leary was the kind of kid who was always getting picked on, chased after, beat up and cut down. Roscoe Bigger--known to every cowering schoolyard victim as "Fang"--was the kind of kid who always picked on, chased after, beat up and cut down kids like his favorite prey, Davey. But that was then... Now, David Leary is a novelist who has been asked to teach a semester of creative writing at his former school. David returns home with high hopes of being welcomed as the local-boy-made-good. Sure enough, he''s embraced by the small community, reuniting with his old gang and even rekindling his one-time crush on Victoria, now the school''s sex education teacher. But when his own rebellious son, Ben, is caught bullying a sensitive kid, Kirby, David is called in Principal Kokeler''s office to meet with the boys and Kirby''s father--a quiet, henpecked, deferential shop teacher. After the meeting, David makes the horrible discovery that this shop teacher is, in fact, his old tormentor--the dreaded Fang.
34.
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996) as 1st Assistant Camera
The Seaver family decides to take their American bulldog Chance, Himalayan cat Sassy, and golden retriever Shadow on a family camping trip to the Canadian Rockies, rather than risk any possibility of them being separated again. But when Chance escapes from his kennel at the San Francisco Internation
35.
Broken Trust (1995)
A judge is recruited by Justice Department investigators to help ferret out corrupt members of the judiciary. The ensuing expose of corruption and abuse of power compromises his faith in the law and opens his eyes to the terrible price it sometimes exacts.
36.
Shadow Of A Doubt (1995)
A defense attorney and recovering alcoholic takes the case of an ex-girlfriend whose stepdaughter is accused of murdering her wealthy father. Only after the trial verdict does he learn the real truth about his client and the case.
37.
Hunted, The (1995) as 2nd Assistant Camera
Racine, a Western businessman in Japan, is forced to run for his own life after witnessing the murder of a beautiful, mysterious woman named Kirina. Alone, wounded and hunted in a strange land, Racine must rely on his own resources to defeat Kinjo, a vicious assassin. Aided by a modern-day samurai w
38.
Betrayal of Trust (1994)
Story of a woman who fights to have her former psychiatrist convicted of rape after she realizes he has been having sex with her during her drug-induced "treatment" sessions for several years. Based on a true story.
39.
Timecop (1994) as 2nd Assistant Camera
In the year 2004, time travel is a reality, and a new breed of criminal has emerged with it. Suddenly, it's possible to alter historical events, so the Time Enforcement Commission was formed to enforce a simple rule: No one goes back. But someone has broken that rule, and Max Walker is engaged in a
40.
Morning Glory (1993) as Camera Assistant
A reclusive widow living on a small Georgia farm in the 1940s marries a gentle ex-con, then must fight to save him when he's accused of murdering the sheriff's girlfriend.
41.
House on Sycamore Street, The (1992)
A former student of Dr. Sloan's is killed in what Sloan feels is a questionable suicide attempt.
42.
Short Time (1990) as 2nd Additional Assistant Camera 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
A policeman who tries to get himself killed in the line of duty because he thinks he's dying anyway.
43.
Always Remember I Love You (1990)
A teenager discovers that he was stolen from his natural parents at the age of two and decides to leave his comfortable life to find his real family.
44.
You're Driving Me Crazy (1990) as 1st Assistant Camera

Film Production - Main (feature film)

45.
Too Good to Be True (1991) as Key Grip

Misc. Crew (feature film)


Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

48.
Dog's Best Friend (1997) as 2nd Assistant Camera
49.
Call to Remember, A (1997) as 2nd Assistant Camera

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