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Cinematography (feature film)

1.
A Beautiful Mind (2001) as Grip
A mathematics genius fights schizophrenia.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

2.
Second Act (2018)
A woman sets out to validate her street smarts as she reinvents herself.
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Post, The (2017)
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Sully (2016)
After landing US Airways Flight 1549 in New York''s Hudson River, Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation.
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Sicario (2015)
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Bridge of Spies (2015)
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers'' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man''s freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel, the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.
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Annie (2014)
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Beware the Night (2014)
While struggling with his own personal issues, New York police officer Ralph Sarchie begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest who is schooled in the rituals of exorcism to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that ar
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Birdman (2014)
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Non-Stop (2014)
During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the airline to transfer $150 million into an off-shore account. Until he secures the money, a passenger on his flight will be killed every 20
19.
Prisoners (2013)
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter Anna and her young friend Joy are missing, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests
21.
Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The (2013)
Chronic daydreamer Walter Mitty lives in a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action, until real life forces him into a real adventure.
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42 (2013)
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Big Wedding, The (2013)
To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway across the world to attend. With all
24.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Life doesn''t always go according to plan. Pat Solitano has lost everything - his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother and father after spending eight months in a state institution on a plea bargain. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. All Pat''s parents want is for him to get back on his feet and to share their family''s obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles football team. When Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if he''ll do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives.
25.
Men in Black III (2012)
Agents J and K are back. in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to pu
27.
Adjustment Bureau, The (2011)
On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas--a woman like none he''s ever known. But just as he realizes he''s falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. David learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself--the men of The Adjustment Bureau--who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together. In the face of overwhelming odds, he must either let her go and accept a predetermined path...or risk everything to defy Fate and be with her.
28.
Friends with Benefits (2011)
Dylan is done with relationships. Jamie decides to stop buying into the Hollywood clichTs of true love. When the two become friends they decide to try something new and take advantage of their mutual attraction - but without any emotional attachment. The physical pleasure but without the entanglements. However, they soon realize romantic comedy stereotypes might exist for a reason.
29.
Company Men, The (2010)
Bobby Walker is living the American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself e
30.
True Grit (2010)
14-year-old Mattie Ross's father has been shot in cold blood by the coward Tom Chaney and the girl is determined to bring him to justice. Mattie seeks out the trigger-happy, drunken U.S. Marshal, Rooster Cogburn, and overcoming his objections, sets out with him to hunt Chaney down. Her desire to ave
31.
Tempest, The (2010)
A cross-gendered version of the play by William Shakespeare involving forces of feminine magic, nature and mysticism. Changing the gender of the traditionally male sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress-Prospera. Prospera journeys through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, c
33.
When in Rome (2010)
When an ambitious young New Yorker who is disillusioned with romance takes a whirlwind trip to Rome and defiantly plucks magic coins from a fountain of love, she inexplicably ignites the passion of those who threw them in: a sausage magnate, a street magician, an adoring painter, and a self-admiring
34.
International, The (2009)
Interpol Agent Louis Salinger and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman are determined to bring to justice one of the world''s most powerful banks. Uncovering myriad and reprehensible illegal activities, Salinger and Whitman follow the money from Berlin to Milan to New York to Istanbul. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as their targets will stop at nothing--even murder--to continue financing terror and war.
35.
Serious Man, A (2009)
The story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love
36.
It's Complicated (2009)
Jane is the mother of three grown kids, owns a thriving Santa Barbara bakery/restaurant and has-after a decade of divorce-an amicable relationship with her ex-husband, attorney Jake. But when Jane and Jake find themselves out of town for their son''s college graduation, things start to get complicated. An innocent meal together turns into the unimaginable-an affair. With Jake remarried to the much younger Agness, Jane is now, of all things, the other woman. Caught in the middle of their renewed romance is Adam, an architect hired to remodel Jane''s kitchen. Healing from a divorce of his own, Adam starts to fall for Jane, but soon realizes he''s become part of a love triangle. Should Jane and Jake move on with their lives, or is love truly lovelier the second time around? It''s-complicated.
37.
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Frank and April, a married couple in the 1950s, have always seen themselves as special, different, ready and willing to live their lives based on higher ideals. So, as soon as they move into their new house on Revolutionary Road, they proudly declare their independence from the suburban inertia tha
38.
What Happens in Vegas (2008)
For charismatic party guy Jack Fuller and buttoned-up commodities trader Joy McNally, a rowdy weekend coincidentally shared in Las Vegas should have ended up being little more than a random blur. That is, if these two vacationing New Yorkers didn''t have a signed marriage license to shockingly remind them of the giant misstep they took while feeling no pain, Vegas-style. Not only did Jack and Joy tie the knot after tying one on, but later scored a mind-blowing three million bucks in a slot machine bonanza. Well, Jack won it with Joy''s quarter. At the machine she''d already been playing. Or was it the other way around? And whose loot is it anyway? Therein lies the weird hand dealt this bickering duo who take their predicament back to Manhattan only to be sentenced by the intractable Judge Whopper to "six months hard marriage." Despite the hapless protests of Jack''s best friend and legal counsel Steve "Hater" Hader, Whopper refuses to grant Jack and Joy an annulment, freezes the prize booty, and forces the irresponsible couple to prove they have done everything humanly possible to make their impromptu marriage work. Otherwise, the judge guarantees, the three million bucks will stay caught up in a legal battle so long and expensive no one but the lawyers will ever see a penny of it. Jack and Joy figure, "Fine, how hard can it be" and take the bait only to find themselves locked in a patience-testing, panties-twisting game of wild one-upmanship--may the best "pretend spouse" win. Can Jack and Joy survive their six months of "wedded bliss"--without killing each other first--and ultimately cash in for the big payoff? Or will the fiery sparks that ricochet between them actually ignite, turning a fake relationship into something astonishingly real?
40.
My Blueberry Nights (2008)
After a rough break-up, Elizabeth sets out on a journey across America, leaving behind a life of memories, a dream and a soulful new friend; a cafe owner--all while in search of something to mend her broken heart. Waitressing her way through the country, Elizabeth befriends others whose yearnings ar
41.
Two Lovers (2008)
In the insular world of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Leonard, a charismatic but troubled young man, moves back into his childhood home following a recent heartbreak. While recovering under the watchful eye of his parents, Leonard meets two women in quick succession: Michelle, a mysterious and beautiful
42.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
A poacher has to elude the Texas Rangers and the mob after stealing drug money.
43.
Across the Universe (2007)
A love story set against the backdrop of the 1960s amid the turbulent years of anti-war protest, mind exploration and rock 'n roll, moving from the dockyards of Liverpool to the creative psychedelia of Greenwich Village, from the riot-torn streets of Detroit to the killing fields of Vietnam. The sta
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In the Valley of Elah (2007)
On his first weekend back after serving in Iraq, Mike Deerfield goes missing and is reported AWOL. When Hank Deerfield, a former military MP and his wife Joan get the phone call with the disturbing news, Hank sets out to search for their son. Emily Sanders, a police detective in the jurisdiction w
45.
August Rush (2007)
Twelve years ago, on a moonlit rooftop above Washington Square, Lyla Novacek, a sheltered young cellist, and Louis Connelly, a charismatic Irish singer-songwriter, were drawn together by a street musician's rendition of "Moondance" and fell in love. After the most romantic night of her life, Lyla pr
46.
Funny Games (2007)
The vacation begins with Ann, George and their son Georgie on their way to their summer home. The neighbors, Fred and Eva, are already there. They make a date to play golf the next morning. It''s a perfect day. Ann begins to make dinner, while her husband and son are busy with their newly restored sailboat. Suddenly, Ann finds herself face to face with a polite young man, the neighbors'' guest Peter, who has come to ask for some eggs because Eva has run out. Ann is about to give Peter the eggs, but hesitates. How did he get onto their property? Peter explains that there''s a hole in the fence--Fred showed it to him. Things seem strange from the beginning. Soon, violence erupts.
47.
Infamous (2006)
What starts out as the irreverent journey of the openly gay writer Truman Capote to the middle-class world of 1950's Kansas, where he goes--with his childhood friend Harper Lee--to research the murder of the Clutter family, turns to something altogether darker when Capote forms an intense and comple
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War of the Worlds (2005)
The extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it. Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
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Interpreter, The (2005) as Grip
Escalating events begin when African-born U.N. translator Silvia Broome alleges that she has overheard a death threat against an African head of state, spoken in a rare dialect few people other than Silvia can understand. With the words "The Teacher will never leave this room alive," in an instant,
50.
Lord of War (2005)
Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer. Through some of the deadliest war zones, Yuri struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals, even some of his customers who include many of the world's most notorious dictators. Finally, Yuri must also face his own conscience.
51.
Prime (2005)
In colorful, bustling modern-day Manhattan, Rafi, a 37-year-old photography producer reeling from a recent divorce, meets David, a 23-year-old painter recently out of college. Rafi''s therapist, Dr. Lisa Metzger, who is working to help Rafi overcome her fears of intimacy, finds out that Rafi''s new lover is--unfortunately for Lisa--her only son, David. Both David and Rafi must contend with their 14-year age gap, vastly different backgrounds and the demands of David''s traditional mother. Despite their intense attraction, the charmed couple soon realizes that vastly different ages and backgrounds create much conflict. A Jewish hip-hop lover and closet painter who still lives with his grandparents, David has little in common with Rafi--a non-practicing Catholic from a wealthy, broken family who travels in the sophisticated, high-end world of fashion.
52.
Manchurian Candidate, The (2004)
U.S. Army Major Bennett Marco can't sleep at night--and he doesn't want to. Marco spends his days giving inspiring speeches about his platoon's ambush in the Kuwaiti desert and the heroics of Sergeant Raymond Shaw, who won the Medal of Honor for saving Marco's crew. But at night, Marco's dreamlike memories of the desert turn sinister and terrifying. And Marco privately wonders whether the two soldiers who died in the firefight might have met darker fates than officially recorded--and whether Shaw might not be the glorious hero that everyone thinks he is. When Shaw takes the national stage as a surefire candidate for vice president--under the thumb of his controversial mother, Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw--Marco is forced to act on his growing suspicions. With military officials questioning his sanity, and the net of security tightening around Shaw, Marco races to probe deeper into the unimaginable, shocking truth before the White House is won.
53.
Laws of Attraction (2004)
High-powered divorce attorneys, Audrey Woods and Daniel Rafferty, have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios--so, how bad could their chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the book; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they are pitted against each other on opposite sides of a nasty public divorce between famous clients, with the case centering upon an Irish castle that each future divorcee has their sites set on. Audrey and Daniel travel to Ireland to chase down depositions, yet the two lawyers, who have been slowly developing a mutual attaction that neither wants to acknowledge, find themselves thrown together at a romantic Irish festival. After a night of wild celebrating, they wake up the next morning as husband and wife. Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love.
54.
How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Andie Anderson, the how-to girl for Composure Magazine, agrees to write a firsthand account of all the things women do to drive away men; she has to find a guy, make him fall in love with her, then get dumped--all in 10 days. But little does she know that her target, ad agency hottie, Benjamin Barry
55.
Two Weeks Notice (2002) as "B" Dolly Grip
Millionaire George Wade doesn''t make a move without Lucy Kelson, his multi-tasking Chief Counsel at the Wade Corporation. A brilliant attorney with a strategic mind, she also has an ulcer and doesn''t get much sleep. It''s not the job that''s getting to her--it''s George. Smart, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard-trained lawyer--and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots, on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits. Although George makes it difficult for Lucy to leave the Wade Corporation, he finally agrees to let her go--but only if she finds her own replacement. After a challenging search, she hires an ambitious young lawyer with an obvious eye on her wealthy new boss. Finally free of George and his 24-hour requests, Lucy is ready to change course and join her devoted boyfriend on an adventure at sea. Or is she? Confronted with the fact that Lucy is literally sailing out of his life, George faces a decision of his own: is it ever too late to say "I love you"?
56.
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
The romantic fates of seven New Yorkers interweave as their lives and loves ebb and flow to the pulsing rhythms of the city they share. Tommy is a "bridge-and-tunnel" guy who yearns for a stable relationship after his breakup with a longtime girlfriend. Tommy gets counseling from the macho Carpo, bu
57.
Zoolander (2001)
The international misadventures of fashion model Derek Zoolander, who is hired to stop a secret cartel of political assassins posing as male models. Derek soon discovers the horrifying secret of why no male models live past the age of thirty. While Derek tries to infiltrate the fashion/assassin clique led by the mean-spirited designer Mugatu, he must also contend with Hansel, a dense, on-the-rise male model who threatens to sabotage his mission--as well as his modeling career.
58.
Disappearing Acts (2000)
A love story following the relationship between Franklin Swift, a sometimes-employed Brooklyn construction worker and Zora Banks, a music teacher and aspiring singer-songwriter who's about to get her big break. Confronted with a myriad of financial, social and job-related challenges, the couple is f
59.
Ride with the Devil (1999) as Grip
The American Civil War is about to break out and best friends Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles find themselves thrust into battle when Union marauders destroy Jack's family plantation. They join the Bushwackers, a skilled unit of guerilla-style fighters, and fight side-by-side until some of the memb
60.
Hurricane, The (1999) as Best Boy Grip (New York)
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
61.
Summer of Sam (1999) as Best Boy Grip
It didn't get any hotter than the summer of 1977 in New York City. As temperatures soared into the hundreds things started to change in the city and it made everyone a little tense and crazy. Looters poured into the streets as a blackout plunged the city into drkness and fear; and a mysterious psych
62.
Siege, The (1998) as Key Grip (2nd Unit)
A special agent of the FBI, a case officer of the CIA, and a general in the U.S. Army have all taken the same oath--"to support and defend the Constitution." But when a bus blows up in Brooklyn and campaign of terror begins to make its bloody mark on the streets of New York City, the men and women w
63.
Siege, The (1998) as Company Grip
A special agent of the FBI, a case officer of the CIA, and a general in the U.S. Army have all taken the same oath--"to support and defend the Constitution." But when a bus blows up in Brooklyn and campaign of terror begins to make its bloody mark on the streets of New York City, the men and women w
64.
Last Days of Disco, The (1998) as Grip
During the early 1980s as the Disco era comes to an end, a pair of recent Hampshire College grads move to Manhattan and are befriended by a group of Harvard grads.
65.
One True Thing (1998) as Grip (2nd Unit)
Few moments in life are as powerful, emotionally charged or rife with humor as returning home to visit your parents as an adult. For ambitious New York journalist Ellen Gulden, the journey back to her quaint hometown in the midst of a crisis is all of those things. Returning home to help her father
66.
Private Parts (1997) as Rigging Grip
With nothing more than burning desire and a complete lack of decorum, incorrigible shock jock Howard Stern goes from Detroit college radio dork to undisputed heavyweight king of the New York City airwaves. The story follows his life infancy to the beginning of his career.
67.
Girl 6 (1996) as Construction Grip
Girl 6 is a young actress trying to make it in New York. When money and work are scarce, she becomes a phone sex operator to make ends meet, and embarks on a fantastic, roller-coaster journey of self-discovery. Originally seduced by the cash and free time the job provides, Girl 6 rapidly discovers t
68.
Flirt (1995) as Key Grip (New York)
Dizzying and deadpan in the best Hartley style, "Flirt" begins in New York City with the story of Bill, whose girlfriend gives him an ultimatum a few hours before leaving for a trip to Paris: make a commitment or end the relationship. Asking for ninety minutes to think it over, he sets out to invest
69.
Search and Destroy (1995) as Key Grip
Failed businessman Martin Mirkheim has devoted himself to the teachings of Dr. Luthor Waxling, a late-night cable guru and novelist. Having convinced himself that all of his financial problems will be solved if he can only turn Waxling's novel "Daniel Strong" into a feature film, Mirkheim embarks on
70.
Amateur (1994) as Key Grip
Isabelle is a former nun trying to make a living writing pornography, who claims to be a nymphomaniac, although she has never had sex. She falls in love with Thomas, who is handsome, sensitive, but unfortunately, suffering from amnesia. They soon realize Thomas's past is linked to Sofia, a once noto
71.
Household Saints (1993) as Key Grip
A comic fable about a man whose victory in a pinochle game gains him a wife.
72.
Simple Men (1992) as Key Grip
Story about two brothers, a scholar and a small-time criminal, who search for their 1960s radical father who vanished 23 years earlier.
73.
Out of the Tombs (1992) as Dolly Grip
An exorcism story, based on an episode in the Bible (Mark 5).
74.
Hangin' With the Homeboys (1991) as Key Grip
Four young men aimlessly search for a good time in New York and find the key to the rest of their lives.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

75.
Family Stone, The (2005)
The Stones, a New England family, have their annual holiday gathering. The eldest son brings his girlfriend home to meet his parents, brothers and sisters. The bohemian Stones greet their visitor--a high-powered, controlling New Yorker--with a mix of awkwardness, confusion and hostility. Before the
76.
15 Minutes (2001) as Electrician (New York)
Superstar NYC homicide detective Eddie Flemming enlists talented young arson investigator Jordy Warsaw to help him track down a pair of Eastern European killers, on a rampage through the city. Clever, unpredictable and ferocious, the immigrants quickly learn how to use the celebrity of their persuer
77.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) as Electrician (New York)
Cowabunga dudes! The pizza-loving Turtles and their master Splinter are back in this action-packed sequel based on the hit comic book. When the evil Shredder gets his hands on a canister of toxic ooze he attempts to create his own army of mutant enemies. Now the Turtles must take on Shredder and his new mutant allies to save the world.

Film Production - Main (special)

78.
Oedipus Rex (1993) as Key Grip
Performance of Stravinsky's 1927 opera, "Oedipus Rex," based on Sophocles' tragedy as staged by Julie Taymor at the Saito Kinen Festival in Matsumoto, Japan. Oedipus, the beloved king of plague-ridden Thebes, in his attempt to discover the murderer of the previous king so that the pestilence may sub
79.
Girlfriend (1993) as Key Grip
Two teenage girls -- one African-American, the other white, overcome racial animosities and begin a friendship while working on a commemorative mural following the tragic death of a black classmate by random gunfire.
80.
Fool's Fire (1992) as Key Grip
An adaptation on the "American Playhouse" series of a story by Edgar Allen Poe. A dwarf court jester is forced to play the fool to a corpulent King and his rotund ministers. Incorporates a variety of masks and puppets, and includes a short documentary on the process of making puppets.
81.
Secret Life of Mary-Margaret: Portrait of a Bulimic, The (1992) as Key Grip
A drama telling the true story of an attractive teenager who feels desperately inadequate. She responds to the pressure to stay thin by binging and then throwing up.
82.
Lethal Innocence (1991) as Key Grip
A drama based on the true-life story of a small Vermont town that successfully adopts a Cambodian refugee family after a long battle with Washington bureaucrats.
83.
Surviving Desire (1991) as Key Grip
A drama presentation on the "American Playhouse" series. A literature professor falls desperately in love with a student.
84.
Gunplay: The Last Day in the Life of Brian Darling (1990) as Key Grip
A special relating the real-life story of a ten-year-old boy who was accidentally killed while he and a friend were playing with a loaded gun. Introduced by the boy's father, John Darling, the program offers gun-safety tips at the show's conclusion.

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