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Film Production - Main (feature film)

1.
Phenomenon II (2003)
A sequel to the feature starring John Travolta, where a small-town auto mechanic suddenly develops an insatiable appetite for learning and begins to comprehend the beauty and intelligence of the universe. After coming under persecution for his newfound abilities, the man escapes to a new town, ass
2.
Unexpected Love, An (2003)
A woman's family and marriage falls apart once she realizes she is in love with her female boss.
3.
Spooky House (2002) as Gaffer
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.
4.
First Shot (2002)
The continuing story of Secret Service agent Alex McGregor, who is charged with protecting the first family.
5.
Bones (2001) as Gaffer (Miniatures Unit)
It''s 1979 and Jimmy Bones is a legendary patron in his thriving urban neighborhood. Handsome and respected, Bones is unexpectedly betrayed and murdered by those closest to him for refusing to deal crack cocaine to his people. Flash forward to the present day. Crime and drugs have crumbled the neighborhood. Bones'' once elegant brownstone, the dwelling in which he was brutally killed, remains standing but has become decrepit. As fate would have it, the sons of Bones'' old friend Jeremiah, one of those who betrayed him, have returned to the old neighborhood to open an after-hours nightclub, buying the gothic structure where Jimmy Bones still lies buried in the basement. No sooner do they cross the threshold of the cursed edifice than a series of strange and unexplainably terrifying events begin to take place, and soon it becomes shockingly clear that Jimmy Bones is staging a comeback... and he''s hell-bent on revenge, intent on tracking down and visiting vengeance upon all those who betrayed him.
6.
Deadlocked (2000)
In a seemingly open-and-shut case, Demond Doyle is convicted of raping and then murdering his wealthy employer's wife. Convinced of his son's innocence, Jacob Doyle takes the jury hostage with only one demand: the prosecutor who convicted his son must find the evidence to clear him of the crime in 2
7.
First Target (2000)
Follows the continuing story of Secret Service agent Alex McGregor and her boyfriend, river guide Grant Coleman. When the President of the United States is targeted for assassination during a national park commemoration in the mountains of Washington state, it's up to McGregor and Coleman to save hi
8.
Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story (2000)
An emotionally disconnected family must band together in their struggle to survive after their small plane crashes into a snowy mountain.Tom Kincaid and his wife, Anne, are looking forward to celebrating their anniversary at their winter cabin with their three children. Tom is a wealthy businessman
9.
Linda McCartney Story, The (2000)
Telefilm based on Danny Field's biography about photographer and activist Linda Eastman McCartney and her 30-year relationship with musician Paul McCartney, beginning as the Beatles headed toward their breakup and ending in 1998 with Linda's death from breast cancer at age 55.<P>In 1965, Linda Eastm
10.
Y2K (1999)
Nick Cromwell is a complex systems failure expert, an independent consultant working on a government project to insure that the country is Y2K compliant. As the minutes tick down to the new millennium, a concerned Nick counsels caution, persuading his boss, Martin Lowell, who heads up the program, t
11.
Hayley Wagner, Star (1999)
Television movie about a former child star named Hayley Wagner, who is washed up by age 16. Her parents enroll her in a regular school, where she meets both adoring fans and bitter rivals -- as well as the boy of her dreams. Just as she begins to live a normal life, Hollywood comes calling once agai
12.
I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998) as Gaffer
A comedy centered on Jake Wilkinson, a self-absorbed prep school student, who, just days before Christmas awakens to find himself stranded in the middle of a California desert--wearing a Santa suit and a white beard glued to his face. The butt of a payback by the football team who thinks he double-c
13.
Crimes of Passion: Edna Buchanan's "Nobody Lives Forever" (1998)
Homicide Detective Rick Barrish gets involved in a deadly love triangle between his female partner Mary Ellen "Dusty" Dustin and his former girlfriend Laurel Trevelyn. When two people are shot, the evidence points to Dusty, whose questionable past causes Rick to doubt her. Both Laurel and Rick's bos
14.
Baby Dance, The (1998)
Based on the play by Jane Anderson. Desperately poor Wanda LeFauve and her unemployed husband Al live in a cramped trailer in Shreveport, Louisiana. Wanda, expecting a fifth child, answers the newspaper ad of Rachel and Richard Luckman, an affluent, infertile couple who want a baby. But what at firs
15.
Into the Arms of Danger: A Moment of Truth Movie (1997)
A teenage girl runs away from home after her mother's fiance attempts to molest her. On her own in the city, she is taken in by a man who convinces her to work as an exotic dancer. After discovering what led her daughter to run away, her mother begins a frantic mission to save her daughter.
16.
Perfect Body (1997)
Andie Burton, a talented young gymnast, has hopes of making the U.S. Gymnastics team. She is thrilled to be accepted by the preeminent women's coach and intent on pleasing Coach Brooks. Despite her already low weight, Andie begins starving herself in order to attain physical perfection. As the Olymp
17.
Unwed Father (1997)
An irresponsible college student is forced to face the harsh realities of raising an infant son on his own after an ill-fated one-night stand leads to an unplanned pregnancy. Eventually, he grows to love the child, just as the mother returns and demands custody.
18.
Nightscream (1997)
Drew, a mysterious and confused young woman, turns up in a small town in Oregon where her resemblance to a recent murder victim, Laura Fairchild, causes a stir. Some people, including Laura's mother, believe that Drew may be possessed by the spirit of Laura. What Drew doesn't know is that she is inv
19.
Secret Between Friends: A Moment of Truth Movie, A (1996)
A mother fights to save her daughter's life after the girl makes a pact with another teenager to lose weight at any cost.
20.
Ex, The (1996)
A newly re-married man finds himself in danger when his ex-wife shows up to make his existence a living hell.
21.
Justice For Annie: A Moment of Truth Movie (1996)
A mother struggles to prove that her daughter's accidental death was actually a well-planned murder/insurance scam. Inspired by actual events.
22.
She Woke Up Pregnant (1996)
Drama about a married woman with two children and a loving husband who finds out that she is pregnant, even though her husband had a vasectomy and she has been faithful to him. Her life begins to fall apart when no one will believe her, so she enlists the help of a detective and the district attorne
23.
Johnny's Girl (1995)
A 16-year-old girl learns to love and respect her ne'er-do-well father after experiencing life with him at his Alaskan nightclub.
24.
Magic in the Water (1995) as Gaffer
Dr. Jack Black is a sour, tough-talking Seattle talk-show psychiatrist. Divorced and indifferent to his children, Ashley and Josh, he is shamed by his ex-wife into taking his kids on a vacation to Glenorky, a Canadian resort community. The lake there is rumored to contain its own elusive Loch Ness-style monster. Nobody, however, is having a good time until Jack is knocked on the head, suddenly transforming his personality into a loving, caring father. But he also becomes part of a group of men who feel that the gentle spirit of the mythical lake monster, Orky, has inhabited them.
25.
Christmas Romance (1994)
Romantic comedy about a young widow, her two daughters and a cranky banker sent to evict them, snowed in together during Christmas.
26.
Born to Run (1993)
A street racer from Brooklyn falls in love with a sophisticated woman and tries to turn his life around.
27.
Substitute, The (1993)
A teacher goes a little crazy after finding her husband in bed with a student.
28.
Payoff (1991)
A man, tormented by the memories of a shattered childhood, vows revenge on the mob figures who tricked him into carrying the bomb that ultimately killed his parents.
29.
Hitman, The (1991)
A cop turned drug enforcement agent goes undercover to bring down an organized crime gang.
30.
Face to Face (1990)
A brilliant paleontologist travels to Africa with a team of assistants in search of the remains of a three-million-year-old man. She comes into conflict with a rough-and-ready miner exploring the same territory for meerschaum, a special clay used for making smoking pipes, when both claim digging rig
31.
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) as Gaffer
New York City has the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and now an undead killing machine with a hockey mask and a machete. Jason hitches a ride on a boat filled with graduating high school kids and winds up turning the streets of Manhattan red.
32.
Cheetah (1989) as Gaffer
When their scientist parents take them to Kenya for six months, two L.A. teenagers adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must reacclimate the animal to life in the wild.
33.
C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf (1988) as Gaffer
A sequel to "C.A.T. Squad," which aired on NBC July 27, 1986. The telefilm focuses on an elite government counter-attack group that becomes involved in a top-secret reconnaisance mission in South Africa.
34.
La Grenouille et la baleine (1988) as Gaffer
Story about a young girl and an undersea menagerie of dolphins and whales.
35.
C.A.T. Squad (1986)
Widely-heralded when announced because of the return to television of director William Friedkin, this series pilot about an elite government counter-terrorist unit -- here attempting to stem a series of global incidents designed to cripple this country's secret space-laser project -- was reported to
36.
Choices (1986)
A family and marriage are torn apart at the seams when a man who believes that abortion is wrong is faced with the unwanted pregnancies of his beautiful second wife and his unmarried teenage daughter.
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Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

38.
Final Destination 2 (2003) as Chief Lighting Technician
After being the only survivor of the crash of Flight 180, Clear Rivers has locked herself away in the perceived safety of a psychiatric hospital, where she lives in constant terror that Death is coming to claim her, as it did all her friends. Clear may be considered crazy, but she''s not wrong. Death is moving toward suburban Route 23, heading south. En route to a weekend getaway with her friends, Kimberly Corman watches helplessly as a logging truck careens out of control and loses its deadly payload, setting off a horrifying chain reaction that leaves twisted metal and dead bodies in its wake--including her own. A moment later, Kimberley finds herself still stuck in on-ramp traffic, with a line of commuters she saw die moments before. It was only a vision, but was it a warning? Shocked into action, Kimberly blocks the cars from joining the traffic on Route 23. The commuters begin to honk and complain--until Kimberly''s premonition comes true. Death tears up the highway in a massive pile-up, with those left on the on-ramp narrowly escaping with their lives. But Kimberly knows it s not over. Death will not be cheated so easily for this random group of strangers who must join Kimberly in a race against time to do what all but one of the survivors of Flight 180 couldn''t--stay alive.
39.
Love and Treason (2001)
A naval officer finds herself ensnarled in a vengeful and deadly plot involving military secrets when her husband, an officer turned traitor, escapes from prison. After Kate Timmons makes the painful decision to turn in her husband, Eli Dixon, and divorce him, she is demoted and spends years trying
40.
In a Class of His Own (1999)
Rich Donato, a school custodian, counselor and coach for 13 years must pass a high-school equivalency exam in order to keep his job. Although he has the support of his wife Shari and special education teacher Linda Ching, Rich, who has a learning disability, fails the test three times. About to resi
41.
Dying to Remember (1993)
A clothing designer returns to a "past life" during hypnotherapy and discovers that she was murdered. She flies to San Francisco to investigate her history and discovers that the man who killed her is still alive.
42.
Amy Fisher Story, The (1993)
The true life events surrounding the affair between teenager Amy Fisher and her married older lover Joey Buttafuco, including the attempted murder of Joey's wife Mary Jo Buttafuco wife by Amy Fisher.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

43.
Ebbie (1995)
A female contemporary Scrooge (the high-powered CEO of a department store) must face the demons of her past, confront the reality of the present, and fight the doom of her future in order to re-establish the kindness and ability to love that she had lost long ago. Loosely based on Charles Dickens' c
44.
Ebbie (1995)
A female contemporary Scrooge (the high-powered CEO of a department store) must face the demons of her past, confront the reality of the present, and fight the doom of her future in order to re-establish the kindness and ability to love that she had lost long ago. Loosely based on Charles Dickens' c

Film Production - Main (special)

45.
Painkiller Jane (2005)
Based on the comic book "Painkiller Jane" in which a young marine officer, Jane Browning, is exposed to a biochemical weapon that genetically alters her, giving her incredible self-healing powers. She becomes a secret agent while fighting against those who take wish to take advantage of her and use

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

46.
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
The humans of Kobol have maintained peace for decades with Cylons, robots built by humans but with enough intelligence to overtake their creators. When the Cylons attempt to annihilate the humans, a small remaining human faction on the last Battlestar, led by Commander Adama and President Laura Ros
47.
Spree, The (1998) as Gaffer
48.
Northern Lights (1997) as Gaffer

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (TV Mini-Series)

49.
Spree, The (1998) as Chief Lighting Technician

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

50.
Champagne Charlie (1989) as Gaffer (Canada)
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52.
Spearfield's Daughter (1986) as Gaffer (Canada)

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