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David E. West (I)

Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Building a Dream: The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy (2007) | Last Mysteries of the Titanic (2005) | Discovery Channel World Championship Adventure Race (2001)
AKA 
Dave E. West | Dave West | David West
GUILDS *
IATSE
WORK HISTORY *
Internet | Aerial | Music Video | Commercial | Television | Industrial | Film | Underwater  Less
JOB TYPES *
Editing | Special Effects | Producing | Production | Directing | Cinematography  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/davidewest
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Past Film & Video (17 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (57 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Life or DebtLife or Debt (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 11 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 11
    • Til Debt Do Us Part (Apr 24, 2016) Director Of Photography, Director Of Photography  Less
    • In God We Trust (May 8, 2016) Director Of Photography, Director Of Photography  Less
    • Mother of All Debt (Apr 3, 2016) Director Of Photography, Director Of Photography  Less
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  • Primary photo for Naked and Afraid XLNaked and Afraid XL (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 4 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 4
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  • Primary photo for King of the GrillKing of the Grill (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Camera Operator (Los Angeles) ( 17 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Camera Operator ( 8 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Electrician ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , System Technician ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2011–2012 27
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  • Primary photo for Interior Therapy with Jeff LewisInterior Therapy with Jeff Lewis (TV Series) Camera Operator ( 9 episodes, 2012 ) , Cinematographer ( 2 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 9
    • Comedy Is Not Pretty (May 16, 2012) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less
    • Design Bully (May 9, 2012) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less
    • Mismatched (May 2, 2012) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less
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  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Camera ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Tori & Dean: Inn LoveTori & Dean: Inn Love (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 44 episodes, 2007–2012 )  Less 2007–2012 44
    • Brother and Sisters (Jan 24, 2012) Cinematographer (as David West)  Less
    • Super Sweet 38 (Jan 17, 2012) Cinematographer (as David West)  Less
    • The Pregnancy Police (Jan 10, 2012) Cinematographer (as David West)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Deadliest WarriorDeadliest Warrior (TV Series) Camera Operator ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Ryan & Tatum: The O'NealsRyan & Tatum: The O'Neals (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 8 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 8
    • To Begin Again (Aug 14, 2011) Cinematographer (camera operator)  Less
    • A Page Turner (Aug 7, 2011) Cinematographer (camera operator)  Less
    • At a Crossroad (Jul 31, 2011) Cinematographer (camera operator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Breaking Down the BarsBreaking Down the Bars (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 2011– 
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Life CoachCelebrity Life Coach (TV Movie) Camera Operator  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Ghost PropheciesThe Ghost Prophecies (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Pilot (Nov 28, 2010) Cinematographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Lay It DownLay It Down (TV Series) Camera Operator ( 5 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 5
    • Janelle Monae (Nov 17, 2010) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less
    • Public Enemy (Nov 10, 2010) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less
    • T-Pain (Nov 3, 2010) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The HillsThe Hills (TV Series) Camera Operator ( 27 episodes, 2006–2010 ) , Cinematographer ( 4 episodes, 2007–2008 )  Less 2006–2010 31
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  • Primary photo for Fox Reality Really AwardsFox Reality Really Awards (TV Special) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for House of JazminHouse of Jazmin (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 6 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 6
    • Boys Need Clothes Too! (Sep 22, 2009) Cinematographer (as Dave West)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Sep 15, 2009) Cinematographer (as Dave West)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Sep 8, 2009) Cinematographer (as Dave West)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Married on MySpaceMarried on MySpace (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for USA vs. the WorldUSA vs. the World (TV Movie) Cinematographer (as David West)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The PhoneThe Phone (TV Series) Camera Operator  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for America's Most Smartest ModelAmerica's Most Smartest Model (TV Series) Steadicam Operator ( 2 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 2
    • Episode #1.12 Steadicam Operator (as David West)  Less
    • Episode #1.11 (Dec 16, 2007) Steadicam Operator (as David West)  Less
  • Primary photo for P.O.V.P.O.V. (TV Series) Additional Photography ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The Suite Life of Zack and CodyThe Suite Life of Zack and Cody (TV Series) Camera Operator ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Jerry Seinfeld: The Comedian AwardJerry Seinfeld: The Comedian Award (TV Special) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Building a Dream: The Oprah Winfrey Leadership AcademyBuilding a Dream: The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for TwentyfoursevenTwentyfourseven (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Christmas Celebration at the GroveChristmas Celebration at the Grove (TV Movie) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Viagra FallsViagra Falls (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pros vs. JoesPros vs. Joes (TV Series) Camera Operator, Cinematographer  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Laguna Beach: The Real Orange CountyLaguna Beach: The Real Orange County (TV Series) Camera Operator  Less 2004–2006
  • Primary photo for CheyenneCheyenne (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Last Mysteries of the TitanicLast Mysteries of the Titanic (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for NASCAR Drivers: 360NASCAR Drivers: 360 (TV Series) Camera Operator ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • California (May 20, 2005) Camera Operator  Less
  • Primary photo for American Dream DerbyAmerican Dream Derby (TV Series) Camera Operator  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for PatientsPatients (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (TV Mini-series) Camera Operator  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Interscope Presents 'The Next Episode'Interscope Presents 'The Next Episode' (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 5 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 5
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  • Primary photo for Playboy's 50th Anniversary CelebrationPlayboy's 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Movie) Camera Operator (as David West)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Island Birthday BashIsland Birthday Bash (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Amazing RaceThe Amazing Race (TV Series) Camera ( 24 episodes, 2002–2003 )  Less 2002–2003 24
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  • Primary photo for The I Do Diaries: My Best Friend's WeddingThe I Do Diaries: My Best Friend's Wedding (TV Movie) Cinematographer (2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Worst Case ScenariosWorst Case Scenarios (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 2 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for Music in High PlacesMusic in High Places (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Cinematographer ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for Discovery Channel World Championship Adventure RaceDiscovery Channel World Championship Adventure Race (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for RhapsodyRhapsody (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for IncognitoIncognito (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Into the Wild BlueInto the Wild Blue (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for RendezvousRendezvous (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Winner Takes AllWinner Takes All (TV Movie) Cinematographer (as David West)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Quest: The Search for the Ark of the CovenantQuest: The Search for the Ark of the Covenant (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Save Our StreetsSave Our Streets (TV Series) Camera Operator ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Peter and the WolfPeter and the Wolf (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Sweet Valley HighSweet Valley High (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 12 episodes, 1994–1995 ) , Director Of Photography ( 3 episodes, 1994–1995 )  Less 1994–1995 15
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  • Primary photo for Toontown KidsToontown Kids (TV Series) Director Of Photography  Less 1994– 
  • Primary photo for Rhythm & JamRhythm & Jam (TV Mini-series) Cinematographer  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for Mario and the MobMario and the Mob (TV Movie) Second Unit (camera operator)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Formula USA Motorcycle RoadracingFormula USA Motorcycle Roadracing (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 1990– 

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TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Bar Rescue 3.5 * – Camera Operator 3-Ball/Glenn (GT) Taylor
  • Chasing UFOs * – DP Ping Pong Prods.
  • The Agent * – DP Herzog & Co./Vince Dipersio
  • Naked & Afraid 2 * – DP Renegade 83
  • Naked & Afraid XL * – Camera/DP Specialty Renegade 83
  • Naked & Afraid XL 2 * – Camera/DP Specialty Renegade 83
  • Life Or Debt * – DP Ugly Bros./Tim Warren

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

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  • Director of Photography *
  • Lead Camera operator *
  • Camera operator *

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  • * David E. West
    Director of Photography/Lead operator/Steadicam Operator

    H: 818/782-6126 Cell: 310/779-6836 dwildwest@aol.com and
    dwildwest@sbcglobal.net

    Network Television, Cable & Documentaries:

    BUILDING A DREAM ABC/HARPO (Leadership Academy Documentary/Special with Oprah Winfrey in South Africa. Set to air Feb. 26th at 8pm ABC. Varicam HD. DP/lead operator/Steadicam operator/B-Roll and Aerial Specialist.

    The Last Mysteries of the Titanic (Documentary) DISCOVERY CHANNEL/James
    Cameron. Lit and shot reenactments/ blue screen special effects and B-Roll
    shots that go into a Titanic Live event. Lit and shot Historians and
    Scientists as a panel of experts for and during the live show which was
    connected by a very thin fiber link that was connected to the Mir 2 Sub 2-
    1/2 miles down on the Titanic site. Sony F-900HD and Canon HD lenses for
    the Fox Baja Stages shoot and Sony D-30 for the Triax connection and Sony
    HDR-FX1 for B-roll. DP/lead camera operator. Co-Directors: James Cameron &
    Gary Lang. Live Director: Neil Flagg.

    B-Squad/TwentyFourSeven (pilot and Series) MTV. Hybrid. The hit of the
    pilot season. A Real life entourage of 7 guys in Hollywood. 7 separate lives intertwining
    with each other. XDCam. Pilot and Series DP/lead operator and Steadicam
    op. EP: Ken Mok. Director: Kevin Tancharoen

    Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County (All 3 Seasons) MTV
    Networks. Reality drama. This Series has the look and feel of a scripted
    drama, without the conventions of reality television. No script, no
    confessionals and no interviews. SDX-900 (24P/16x9) and HD Lenses. 90%
    Cinematic long lens even handheld. DP/lead camera/Steadicam/B-Roll
    Specialist and Aerial Director. EP: Gary Auerbach. Directors: Some of the
    past Directors: Craig Borders, Tina Gazzerro, Todd Darling.

    The Hills (All 6 Seasons) MTV Networks. Reality drama. SDX-
    900(24P) Hollywood Hills with LC. Star of Laguna's 1st Season.
    DP/operator/B-Roll Specialist/Aerial Director.

    Cheyenne (Series) MTV Networks. Reality and scripted reality. Did air on
    both MTV and MTV HD Channels beginning May 26, 2006. A Singer,
    Songwriter, guitarist and performer has already written 280 songs at age
    15. We follow her life as she moves from Dallas to LA with a Sony record
    contract in her hand. DP/lead camera/B-Roll Specialist/aerials in NY, LA,
    Atlanta and Grand Canyon all hand-held. Set the look for the show.
    Introduced 5 different settings for any lighting situation that could be
    changed in seconds. Vari-cam HD.
    EP: Jesse Ignjatovic. Supervising Producer: Nathan Hayden. Series
    Producer/Director: Jeff Altrock.

    PROS vs. JOES (1st Season) SPIKE TV Network. SDX-900. The regular Joe
    thinks he can take on the Professional. All of the big Sports are
    represented. DP/main operator/40x long lens operator. Director: Tim Warren

    NASCAR Drivers: 360 FX Network. SDX-900. Following NASCAR Drivers in and
    out of their racing life. All Reality. DP/lead camera operator
    (handheld/tripod long lens/shot racing footage both from the roof and
    pits/B-Roll Specialist. EP: Scott Messick. Co EP/Director: Tim Warren.

    Three Wishes (Series) NBC. Betacam. Hosted by Amy Grant. Steadicam
    operator. Did all interiors of houses “clean”. Crowd sweeps and leading
    talent into houses and other situations. B-Roll. On location Executive
    Producer: Andrew Glassman.

    Gretchen Wilson Undressed (latest unplugs for CMT). Vari-cam HD. I had the
    length of the room dolly track shot. You’ll know it when you see it. Shot
    on location in W. Virginia. Director: Alan Carter

    RU the GIRL (TLC’s show “live” finale) UPN. HD. Handheld camera on and in
    front of stage. In the background on the Big Screen was my footage of TLC’s
    first videos which I DP’d and shot on 35mm and Super 16 and 16mm. Orpheum
    Theater LA. Director: Jeff Margolis

    Barbershop Parody for SHOWTIME. Panasonic Vari-Cam HD. With the cast from
    the Barbershop Series: Omar Gooding, Toni Trucks, Wes Chatham and Leslie
    Ellard. South Central location. DP/dolly and handheld camera. Director:
    Moses Edinborough

    America's Next Top Model (Series-Fifth Cycle) UPN. Digital Beta. Girls take
    a double-decker tour bus through Beverly Hills and Hollywood lead by Robin
    Leach. Handheld on top deck with Robin, the potential models and grabbing
    lots of B-Roll in-between. Then pretending like I had my Steadicam did a
    single camera POV tour through the house. The footage speaks for itself.
    Then covering the girls going into their house for the first time. Another
    completely different B-Roll day around all of LA.

    Renovate Your Family (Series) FOX. Betacam. Hosted by best selling author
    Jay McGraw, son of Dr. Phil McGraw, this show is not just a home-
    improvement show-it's a life improvement program that visits families who
    have encountered some challenges along the way. Each episode consists of a
    panel of makeover pros, a stylist, interior designer, a construction crew
    and other experts depending on the show and its obstacles. Steadicam
    operator/camera op handheld/b-roll specialist. Director: Craig Borders

    I Want to be a HILTON (Series) NBC. 2-hr. Premiere Tuesday, June 21st,
    2005. Kathy Hilton (mom to Paris and Nicky) hosts this engaging and
    humorous series that follows 14 eccentric young contestants as they vie for
    the opportunity to live the glamorous lifestyle of high society. Kathy
    Hilton guides the contestants through a variety of weekly challenges set in
    glamorous Manhattan and ranging from art and culture to beauty and fashion.
    Each week is elimination. The finalist to win a $200,000 dollar trust fund.
    Camera operator/held held and tripod long lens/B-Roll Specialist. IMX
    format. Director: Chris Donovan and Neil DeGroot

    The Ashlee Simpson Show (2nd Season Series) MTV. www.mtv.com This new
    season was the journey and everything that comes with mega-stardom. We
    captured it all, from her infamous SNL appearance to product endorsement
    and movie deals, to preparing for her biggest musical challenge…her first
    nationwide tour. Throughout it all, Ashlee is challenged with reproving
    herself as a serious artist, while keeping her integrity and identity in
    tact. We shot an intimate look into the crazy new world that only success
    can bring and ends with Ashlee's first ever tour. Digital Beta. On location
    in Miami, FL; London, U.K.; Berlin, Germany and San Fernando Valley.
    Traveling DP/lead operator. Director: Casey Brummels

    Interscope's THE NEXT (Series) SHOWTIME.
    www.SHO.com/announcements/pr_thenext081103.cfm Head DP/Lead camera for
    Atlanta, Detroit, NYC and the LA finals (supervised the 3 camera teams for
    the Philadelphia and LA legs). Also was the HOST CAM for the LA, PHILLY and
    NY shows…all handheld. Docu-drama described as a reality version of the
    Rap Contests in the movie 8 MILE. The Series will follow the trials and
    triumphs of undiscovered rappers from across America struggling to become
    the Country’s Top MC. Entertainment Weekly voted us #5 out of the 10 Best
    Shows for 2003. NY Times gave us a rave review. All Handheld Series. Sony
    IMX. Director: Moses Edinborough.

    The Amazing Race 3 & 4 (13-week Series) CBS. www.cbs.com Steadicam
    operator/Host DP/Handheld camera operator and B-roll Specialist. Tripled
    the amount of Steadicam shots over AR-3. Series#4 aired in June,
    2003...and we won the first ever Reality Show EMMY for 2003.

    F.R.A (Funniest Reality Auditions-Series) NBC. F-900 HD. Host Wraps-
    Steadicam operator…for everything else as well. Including flying a 13”
    Teleprompter screen. On location at Universal Studios City Walk. Director:
    Tony McCuin

    Patients (ABC/HBO/WB Feature/Series Comedy Pilot Presentation) Panavision
    HD. DP/Handheld and Long lens camera operator/Steadicam operator (single
    camera). Most days were 35+ setups per day and the longest day I did 70+
    setups. Probably set a record with Panavision HD equipment. Stars: Suzanne
    Davis, Christopher Curry, Mary Poster, Peter Jason and Geoffrey Lewis.
    Director/Producer: Deborah Romare

    Inside Eye Yoga with Erin Peary (ESPN pilot) Sony F-900 HD. DP/Single
    camera operator. Created imagery for 3 Shows in a Day and a half without a
    crew, just the Director, the talent and myself and some hands to help move
    the equipment. 3 Locations in the San Francisco Bay area. This is a quote
    from an email I received from the Director, I quote “…and a host of others
    saw what I’ve been cutting. They literally showed me the goose bumps on
    their arms from my edit so far. They loved it! I open with the time-lapse
    moon shot dissolving to the time-lapse sun shot to the title over the sun
    dissolving to Erin looking out over the cliffs dissolving to the hawk
    flying overhead into a close-up, dissolve to Erin’s face, dissolving to the
    yellow flowers blowing in the wind, dissolving to the Coastline, dissolving
    to the pelicans flying over the rocks…everyone is blown away by your
    footage…” Handheld and Long Lens. Director Jon Macht

    Dinner For Five (Independent Film Channel [IFC]) Digital Betacam. EMMY
    Nomination 2005. Ped Camera (operator) on track using only foot power in a
    constant movement. Mostly long lens. Director: Chris Donovan

    Cut to the Chase (Series) TBS. Lead camera operator. (XDCam).
    Localized (New York City) Amazing Race likeness but, definitely different.
    Director: Dan Funk

    Totally Obsessed (Series) VH1. SDX-900.“Klingon” DP/camera operator. On
    location in Monroe, Louisiana. Director: Billy Abramson

    Hilary Duff’s Island Birthday Bash (Special) WB.
    www.thewb.com/shos/episode/018201,12571411.00html Vari-cam HD. DP/Lead
    camera operator. Was responsible for what we needed in our Panasonic Vari-
    cam HD packages, all of Hilary’s Beauty Close-ups when she was performing
    or doing interviews. 40X long lens for her first ever “live” concert. Shot
    ALL the B-Roll for the show…single camera. Filmed entirely on location on
    the beautiful island of Kauai. Hilary celebrated her 16th birthday with
    songs from her brand new CD “Metamorphosis” with lots of fun and surprises.
    Director: Alan Carter (Aired on 9-24 and 29, 2003)

    100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time (Series Countdown to #1) COMEDY CENTRAL.
    SDX-900. Airs April 12-16th, 2004 at 9pm. Panelists will toast and roast
    20 different killer comics every episode until we reach #1. Packed with the
    best stand-up comedy ever. Executive Producers: David Berrent and Gary
    Auerbach. Panasonic Vari-cam HD. Camera operator Long Lens on a Dolly
    operated by my left foot…no Dolly grip. Never stopped moving…no Camera AC
    pulling focus or zooming either…all me.

    Married by America (Series) FOX. www.fox.com Camera operator (Sony IMX).
    Both handheld and long lens. Reality, lots of interviews and 2 huge
    Weddings. Wildlife and B-Roll Specialist as well. Captured incredible
    Whales, Seals, Otter, Deer and many different species of birds throughout
    my time on the show as well as the pure beauty shots; waterfalls, sunsets,
    moon rises, flowers and the like both time-lapse and not. (This Show did
    air every Monday night at 9pm on Fox).

    Race to the Altar (Series) NBC.
    www.nbc.com/nbc/Race_to_the_Altar/index.shtml Steadicam/Host Cam/Handheld
    and Long Lens operator/B-Roll Specialist. Sony IMX. Lots of Stunts,
    Competitions, Challenges, Reality and Interviews all on-location in Las
    Vegas.
    Director: Brady Connell

    Jingle Ball Rock 2003 (FOX) Camera operator. Huge Musical Talent line up at
    the Staples Center Los Angeles. Director: Ryan Polito.

    Movie Break (every Thursday evening) TBS. DP/camera operator. Entertainment
    News with humor during breaks in TBS’s movie of the week. A very shorten
    version of Entertainment Tonight.

    Concerts at both The 50th Anniversary of Playboy for A&E and the Launch of
    Spike TV both at the Playboy Mansion. Handheld camera. Sony IMX.

    My Best Friend’s Wedding-#1 and 2 (Special) Lifetime. Two best friends plan
    each others Wedding as a surprise. 2 Huge Weddings, interviews, reality and
    beauty shots.

    The One That Got Away (2 hr. pilot for a New Reality Series) NBC.
    Steadicam, Handheld for Reality and Long lens etc. and extensive B-Roll.
    Picture this shot on Steadicam; moving through long pieces of Spanish moss
    and meeting up with a Horse & Carriage on a very long old and beautiful
    dirt road landing on the head of the horse dropping back on the large wheel
    of the carriage and finally watching it go off into the distance on an
    incredible property. Sony IMX. Aired Memorial Day Weekend 2004. Director:
    Brian Smith.

    Unnamed Pilot for VH1 (1 hr. pilot for a New Reality Series) VH1. Entirely
    all Handheld. Betacam.

    Discovery Channel's World Championship Adventure Race 2001 (2-part, 4 hour
    Special)
    Discovery Channel. http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/wcar/wcar.html and
    www.arworldchampionship.com DP of 30 cameras plus Wildlife/B-Roll
    Specialist. Digital Betacam. With Wescam at camera #1, I was camera #2 on
    the ground. Personally captured 2 avalanches, worked in driving snow and
    rainstorms, did many running interviews, time-lapse, even cows coming
    across the finish line and much, much more. The Race itself was 250 miles
    of trekking, canyoning, mountain biking and glacier trekking and climbing
    through the Swiss Alps. Has aired 3 times that I know of. Worked with Co-
    Executive Producer: Joel K. Rogers and Producer: Hayma "Screech" Washington
    and Field Producers: Liz Flynn, Susan Hoenig, Michael Noval and Director:
    Julian Grimmond (New Zealand).

    Music in High Places MTV/DirecTV [The ultimate international music and
    travel adventure series that takes top recording artists to the most
    ancient sites on earth. [Features exciting acoustic performances set
    against the backdrop of earth's most intriguing natural locations]. DP and
    B-Roll Specialist to the max. When you see these shows (now being released
    on DVD) you will definitely have an incredible sense of the Country that we
    have gone to its People, Modern and Ancient Architecture, Art, Lifestyles,
    primary modes of transportation, wildlife etc.
    Completed 5 shows out of 7 (2002). 2nd Season was also the switch to High
    Definition (Sony F-900 HD) India.Arie-Brazil; The Calling-Italy; Ryan Adams-
    Jamaica; Goo Goo Dolls-Alaska; Unwritten Law-Yellowstone National Park.
    Same work as 1st Season but with a much heavier camera; Sony 900. Solo DP
    on India.Arie in Brazil. Also did all the Aerial work for Goo Goo Dolls in
    Alaska handheld in a helicopter and small plane. Directors: Alan Carter and
    Ryan Polito 1st Season completed 12 shows out of 12 (2000-2001). Digital
    Betacam [ws] Widescreen. Alanis Morissette-Arizona; Brian McKnight-Brazil;
    Wynonna Judd-Italy; Shawn Colvin-Tahiti; Collective Soul-Morocco; LeAnn
    Rimes-Mexico; Boyz II Men-South Korea; Def Tones-Hawaii; Mya-Sicily; BB Mak-
    Vietnam, Joy Enriquez-Puerto Rico; Sugar Ray-Australia. Shared the Main DP
    slot except was Solo DP on Wynonna Judd (Italy) and Boyz II Men (South
    Korea). Was responsible for all the B-Roll on all the shows besides
    shooting the Music and Interviews...which included aerials, time-lapse,
    architecture, lifestyles, sports, wildlife and from the micro to the macro
    worlds and everything in between. Director: Alan Carter

    The History of Writing (working title) PBS. DSR-500 Digital. (DP/camera
    operator) The Writing Project will be two full scale one hour documentary
    films presenting the origin, history and the nature of Writing-how writers
    write and how writing is accomplished in dozens of writing systems around
    the World. Executive Producer: Gene Searchinger. Director: Suzanne Bauman.

    Energy Matters (Feature Documentary) BBC. [Panasonic Vari-Cam HD] DP/single
    camera. An exploration of non-manufactured human energy.

    2002 Primetime Creative Emmy Awards at Shrine Auditorium. Handheld behind
    and profile on the Stage. Director: Alan Carter.

    Quest I: The Origins of Modern Beliefs; Israel-Search for the Ark of the
    Covenant. (Adventure Documentary 3 part Series) Discovery Channel. Biblical
    archeologist Vendyl Jones crosses ancient Israel. DP (Film and DSR-500
    Digital single camera). Director: Jim Boroughs

    Quest II: The Origins of Our Beliefs; Way of the Warrior. Father/Stuntman
    Henry Kingi takes his son on a "vision-quest" to Sedona, AZ.
    Peru: Spirits of the Amazon (Mystical ceremonies of rainforest Shamans are
    seen through the eyes of Roxanne Kremer who has dedicated her life to this
    land. DP and Wildlife Cinematographer (Film and DSR-500 Digital single
    camera on all parts) Director: Suzanne Bauman

    Quest III: Great Expeditions-Quest for Africa. The Jade Sea is an
    expedition from Zanzibar to the desolate reaches of Northern Kenya
    following the path of Samuel Teleki and Ludwig Von Hohnel. The Unknown
    Desert retraces a camel caravan journey of Donaldson Smith doing dramatic
    re-enactments of the trip and an actual 10-hour climb on foot to the spring
    of El Kajarta Gorge. Battling the Bundu was an 1892 expedition of William
    Astor Chanler from the island of Lamu to the northern interior region of
    what is now Shaba and the Ewaso Nyeri River. American on Safari is the
    story of Theodore Roosevelt and his historic 1909 African safari. We also
    bring to light Ernest Hemingway's arrival in Africa in 1933 as we venture
    across the plains of the Serengeti to Kenya's Kimana Preserve which is
    under the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro. River of No Return is the story of
    Scottish explorer Mungo Park. We relive Park's terrifying attacks by
    natives and more dramatic re-enactments. In Search of Timbuktu is the story
    of Rene Caillie's solo journey and successful trek across the Sahara Desert
    that made him the first European to have seen Timbuktu and return to tell
    the tale. Wings Over Africa is the story of how aircraft were first used in
    East Africa for both wildlife surveillance and filmmaking and how aircraft
    today play an important role in bringing life-saving services to both
    people and animals. DP and Wildlife Cinematographer. All the shows were
    both Film and Digital Video formats and I used all my tricks with Long
    lenses and wide angles as well as a ton of handheld both on the ground and
    in the air. Directors: Chris Wiser & Jim Boroughs

    Running On The Sun (Feature Documentary) The world-renowned Badwater 135
    ultra-marathon from the lowest point in Death Valley to the 8,000 foot
    portals of Mt. Whitney in July. DP of 14 Cameras. Digital Beta. Shot,
    tracked and leap frogged with the leaders of the race. Directors; Mel
    Stuart and Chris Wiser.

    Worst Case Scenario (Series) Columbia Tri-Star Television/TNT "Escape from
    A Sinking Car". DP/"A" Camera. Director: Joel Rogers. "Cliff to Ocean
    Jump". DP/"A" Camera. Director: Adam Briles. "Runaway Car". "A" Camera.
    Director: Cole McKay. "Dog Sledding Challenge". DP/"A" camera. Director:
    Adam Briles

    Beach, Sun...911 (Special) Discovery Health Channel. Dangers and health
    issues for anyone who goes out in the sun and/or goes to the beach. Shot
    both land and water cameras on boats and jeeps. Mostly all handheld.
    Director: Chris Wiser

    United We Stand (Primetime Special Benefit Concert at RFK Stadium in D.C.)
    aired on ABC for the victims of September 11th.
    Dolly Camera (60 foot run-never left the camera for over 12 hours). Michael
    Jackson, Backstreet Boys, Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey, P. Diddy, Al Green,
    James Brown, Huey Lewis & The News, Carole King, Pink, Bette Midler, NSYNC,
    Aerosmith, Goo Goo Dolls, Destiny's Child. Co-Directors: Jeff Margolis and
    Alan Carter

    Signature Series [Women in Film] (Archival and Educational) Women in Film-
    Life interviews with Gloria Stewart (of Titanic Fame), Faye Kanin (4-time
    President of the Motion Picture Academy) and Ann V. Coates (Editor of
    Titanic and True Lies). Director: Ron Dunn

    Peter and the Wolf (ABC Primetime Special and Theatrical release in Europe)
    Kirstie Alley, Lloyd Bridges, Ross Malinger. Film- 35mm. ["The live action
    sequences are beautifully shot...and Chuck Jones was brilliant". Director:
    George Daugherty

    Everybody Dance Now Dance In America (Special) KNET/PBS. Film-16mm. Martin
    Scorsese, James Brown, Paula Abdul, Rosie Perez, M.C. Hammer, Vincent
    Patterson, Michael Peters. DP/camera operator. Director: Margaret Selby

    The Man Show (Series) Comedy Central. Handheld, running up and down the
    bleachers. Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla. Director: Dennis Rosenblatt

    The 40th Anniversary of the Bay of Pigs Feature Documentary in Cuba and
    Miami. Digital Beta. Single camera.
    Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Richard Goodwin, John Nolan, Robert Reynolds,
    Samuel Halperan, Wayne Smith, Alfredo Duran, Luis Tornes, Roberto Carballo,
    Clarence Dillion, James Blight, Julia Sweig, Jacklin Arastouzadeh and
    Castro himself.

    Lateline, "The Seventh Plague" (Series) Paramount Pictures. Al Franken, Rob
    Reiner, Martin Sheen and Vanessa Williams. Camera operator (35mm and
    Betacam)

    The Hate Commission (50-minute Special) Channel 4 London. DP/camera
    operator (LA leg). This program examines the extent to which racism and
    homophobia pervade British Society.

    In the Zone (Tennis Legends) History Channel [Action play and interviews on
    location at Tennis Tournaments all over the USA] Single camera. Director:
    Rob Stone

    Rhythm & Jam (Series) ABC [Kool Moe Dee, Andrew Keegan] Digital Betacam.
    DP/camera operator. Teaching children about where Music came from and its
    roots. Director: George Daugherty

    Sweet Valley High (Series) FOX. [#1 in Time Slot. 22-1/2 hr. Episodes.
    16mm. DP/operator. (Did all of 1st and 2nd unit, plus all the commercials
    and promos. Averaged 28 page scripts in 4 days. Brittany and Cynthia
    Daniels. Directors: Doug Barr and Harvey Frost.

    Save Our Streets (Series) NBC. [#1 Nationally Syndicated News Show for 2
    Seasons in a row]. Hosted by: Tim Reed.
    DP/camera operator. Segment Producer/Director: Ashley Rogers

    Time Machine: Into the Wild Blue; The World's Best Flight Teams History
    Channel. [2 hour Special including the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and the
    50th Anniversary of the Air Force) Hosted by Tom Skerritt. Director: Rob
    Stone.

    Arliss (Series) HBO. Tiger Woods and the Gold Legends Show on location at
    the LA OPEN and Palm Springs. Location DP/Single camera [16mm]

    The Cut (Series) MTV [Lifestyle Segments of Performers on location]

    The Crayon Box MTV/Nickelodeon. [Pilot which sold the series] Puppets.
    DP/Single camera.

    Kiss of the Spider Woman UPN/KCOP 13 Premiere Night [Special]
    Cirque du Soleil UPN/KCOP 13 Premiere Night [Special]
    Ragtime UPN/KCOP 13 Premiere Night [Special]
    6-Los Angeles Marathons UPN/KCOP 13 [Sports Special]
    Best of LA and It's So LA UPN/KCOP 13 [Specials]

    Toontown Kids Disney/KCAL (Series) 65 Shows shot all over Disneyland, CA at
    all hours of the night and day. DP/operator. Mostly all handheld. Director:
    Mark Israel

    The 108th Tournament of Roses Parade ABC/World Feed (Special). Handheld on
    the Street with the Floats.

    FILMS:

    Be My Baby Full Length Feature with Distributor (Vari-Cam HD) 100-pages in
    15 days (12 hr. days) + I did 2 Days of B-Roll with Bryce Olson (Director).
    For the B-Roll days the Director drove and carried the tripod. September
    2005. DP/operator. Premiere Summer 2006.
    Viagra Falls Comedy Short for HBO in HD [Panasonic Vari-Cam HD 720-24P]
    DP/operator. Producer: Chris Debiec (James Cameron Group), Writer/Director:
    Brian Etting
    Incognito The first of the 10 original made for Network films. BET
    Pictures/Director Circle Filmworks. Allison Dean, Richard T. Jones, Phil
    Morris, Roger G. Smith, Ron Glass, Bonita Brisker, Ed Lauter. 35mm.
    DP/operator. Director: Julie Dash
    Rhapsody BET Pictures/Director of Circle Filmworks. Wood Harris, Gina
    Ravera, Lisa Raye, Brian Keith Minns III. Super16mm. DP/operator. Director:
    Jeffery W. Byrd
    Rendezvous BET Pictures/Director Circle Filmworks. Wendy Davis, Gary
    Dourdan, Taira Soo, Leroy Edwards III. Super16mm. DP/operator. Director:
    Roy Campanella, II
    Mulligans Comedy Short. Tippi Hedren, Marsha Rodd
    www.glendonswarthout.com/screenplays/summernights.htm 8 Film Festival
    Awards. 35mm. DP/operator. Director: Miles Swarthout
    Taking the Plunge Jordan Ladd, Mitchell Anderson, Gabe Dell, Brandi Andres
    35mm. DP/operator. Director: Lisa Haisha
    Winner Takes All AMG, B Real of Cypress Hill, Domino, Reegus Flenory,
    Flesh & Bones Thugs 'n' Harmony, The Godfather, Alfred Thompson and Rappin'
    4-Tay. 35mm. DP/operator. Director: Daniel Zirilli
    No Dogs Allowed Kate Capshaw, Rita Wilson. 35mm. DP/operator. Director:
    Linda Rockstroh
    Asparagus People Christopher McDonald, Ron Campbell. 35mm. DP/operator.
    Director: Gabrielle Liuzzi
    Seven Desperate but Otherwise Normal People Tony Todd. Super16mm.
    DP/operator. Director: Nicole Gray
    Comedy Marathon Movie Gary Mule Deer, Ronny Kenney, Louie Anderson
    Director: Paul Winters
    Thorns of Fate Toni Jones, Tracy Rivers, Tiffany Henshaw Director: Liza
    Espinas
    The Eggplant Lady Carmen Zapata, Ada Maris, Daniel Zapata, Lyari Limon,
    Adrian Ricard, Lupe Ontiveros Director: Brian Jones
    Undercurrent Action-thriller. 35mm. DP/operator. Director: Darlene Tully
    Mario & The Mob (2nd Unit DP) 35mm. Robert Conrad. Director: Virgil Vogel
    Not Yet, Sweet Chariot Stacy Stratman. Co-Directors: David West and Stacy
    Stratman
    Love is Where You Find It Director: Chris Mole
    NO. 2 (Sci-Fi Short). Mick Lauer and Phillip James Griffith. Director:
    Brian Jo

    Music Videos:
    (Have Dp'd and shot over 200 music videos including shooting an entire
    “concert like” video single camera for Big Daddy Kane (“Hard being the
    Kane”)…shot every angle including a sit-in crane, dolly, handheld and long
    lens. And here is a sample list):

    Back Street Boys Jive Records TLC LaFace Records
    Ice Cube Priority Records R. Kelley Jive Records
    LL Cool J Def Jam Records Norman Brown Mojazz
    Boyz II Men Motown Johnny Gill Motown
    Montell Jordan PML/RAL Tina Moore Scotti Bros.
    Zucchero Universal Italia SWV RCA Records
    BBD MCA Records Wailing Souls Sony Music
    Gregory Bonifatti (First of its kind; Classical/Opera)-Italy
    Jeff Golub Mesa/Blue Moon Records
    Gerald Levert Atlantic Records

    AWARDS

    National Emmy Award-Best Reality Show of 2003; The Amazing Race
    National Emmy Award-Outstanding Children's Program; Peter and the Wolf
    Grand Award-Worldfest, Houston International Film Festival; Peter and the
    Wolf
    Peabody Award-KNET/PBS Dance in America Special; Everybody Dance Now
    Bronze Rose-Montreux Film Festival Switzerland; Everybody Dance Now
    Outstanding Feature Documentary-Worldfest, Houston International Film
    Festival; Running On The Sun
    Best Documentary-Arizona International Film Festival; Running On The Sun
    Best of Show-Ojai Film Festival; Running On The Sun
    Audience Award for the Best Feature Film-Long Beach International Film
    Festival; Running On The Sun
    Outstanding Social Documentary-Chicago International Film Festival; Running
    On The Sun
    Reviews of Running On The Sun: “…a fascinating new look at heroes who
    follow their dream” -San Francisco Chronicle
    "Bracing and affectionate...Ultimately mystical, a deep communion with
    nature and self"-The Los Angeles Times
    "[A]" fascinating documentary, which makes "Survivor" and its players seem
    like kids at a day camp"-The Boston Globe
    "...a searing portrait of endurance against all odds"-Daily Variety
    Gold Metal Award-Best Comedy Short (Adaptation)-Worldfest, Houston
    International Film Festival; Mulligans
    Cine Golden Eagle Award (Professional Category)-Washington DC Film
    Festival; Mulligans
    Best Short Film-4th Sea to Sky Film Festival (British Columbia);Mulligans
    Best Comedy
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