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James W. Roberson

Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Rat Race (2001) | Superstition (1982) | The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
AKA 
James Roberson | Jim Roberson | Jim Robertson

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Past Film & Video (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for BridegroomBridegroom Co-Producer (as Jim Roberson)  Less 2013 $385K
  • Primary photo for The Last RideThe Last Ride Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less 2011 $9MM
  • Primary photo for InfectedInfected (Short) Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for TransfersTransfers (Short) Digital Effects (as Jim Roberson)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Rockabilly BabyRockabilly Baby Cinematographer, Supervising Editor, Producer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for InterplanetaryInterplanetary Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Hide and CreepHide and Creep Zombie Behind Police Station / Church Audience (as Jim Roberson), Gaffer (as Jim Roberson), Color Corrector (as Jim Roberson)  Less 2004 $20K
  • Primary photo for The Hunting of the PresidentThe Hunting of the President Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less 2004 $377K / —
  • Primary photo for Rat RaceRat Race Camera Operator ("b" camera, second unit)  Less 2001 $48MM $57MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for Tough and DeadlyTough and Deadly (Video) Cinematographer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Giant of Thunder MountainThe Giant of Thunder Mountain Director (as James Roberson)  Less 1991 $127K / —
  • Primary photo for War PartyWar Party Aerial Camera Operator (as Jim Roberson)  Less 1988 $657K / —
  • Primary photo for SuperstitionSuperstition Director  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for WindwalkerWindwalker Camera Operator (second unit) (as James Roberson)  Less 1980 $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for Terror on TourTerror on Tour Cop #2 (as Jim Roberson), Director Of Photography (as James Roberson)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Legend of Alfred PackerThe Legend of Alfred Packer Gambler (as Jim Roberson), Director (as Jim Roberson)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Adventures of the Wilderness Family 3Adventures of the Wilderness Family 3 Cinematographer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Further Adventures of the Wilderness FamilyThe Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family Additional Photographer (as James Roberson)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for GrayeagleGrayeagle Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson), Editor (as Jim Roberson)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Shadow of ChikaraThe Shadow of Chikara Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Town That Dreaded SundownThe Town That Dreaded Sundown Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Winds of AutumnThe Winds of Autumn Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson), Editor (as Jim Roberson)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for WinterhawkWinterhawk Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less 1975 $850K
  • Primary photo for So Sad About GloriaSo Sad About Gloria Cinematographer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Great Lester BoggsThe Great Lester Boggs Camera Operator, Director Of Photography  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Encounter with the UnknownEncounter with the Unknown Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less 1972
Past Television (39 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Melissa & JoeyMelissa & Joey (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 103 episodes, 2010–2015 )  Less 2010–2015 103
    • Double Happiness (Aug 5, 2015) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Be the Bigger Person (Jul 29, 2015) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Game Night (Jul 22, 2015) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Haunted HathawaysThe Haunted Hathaways (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 18 episodes, 2013–2015 )  Less 2013–2015 18
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  • Primary photo for I Hate My Teenage DaughterI Hate My Teenage Daughter (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 7 episodes, 2011–2013 )  Less 2011–2013 7
    • Teenage Moving Out Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Teenage Ski Trip Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Teenage Party Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Sullivan & SonSullivan & Son (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Counter CultureCounter Culture (TV Movie) Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Kings of Van NuysKings of Van Nuys (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Working ClassWorking Class (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
    • The Dance (Mar 4, 2011) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • The Buddy System (Jan 28, 2011) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for BrothersBrothers (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 13 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 13
    • Follow the Story (Dec 27, 2009) Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Girls Girls Girls (Dec 27, 2009) Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Christmas (Dec 13, 2009) Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Ruby & the RockitsRuby & the Rockits (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 2 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 2
    • We Are Family? (Sep 1, 2009) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Pilot (Jul 21, 2009) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Gary UnmarriedGary Unmarried (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Pilot (Sep 24, 2008) Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for According to JimAccording to Jim (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • The Grill II (Apr 25, 2007) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for 'Til Death'Til Death (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Pilot (Sep 7, 2006) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Less Than PerfectLess Than Perfect (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 60 episodes, 2002–2006 ) , Cinematographer ( 4 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2002–2006 64
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  • Primary photo for CrumbsCrumbs (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 2 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 2
    • Whatever Happened to Baby Bodashka? (Jan 19, 2006) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Pilot (Jan 12, 2006) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Life on a StickLife on a Stick (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 12 episodes, 2005 ) , Additional Photography ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 13
    • The Gods of TV (2005) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Wouldn't It Be Nice (2005) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Soupless in Seattle (2005) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for RodneyRodney (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Pilot (Sep 21, 2004) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Married to the KellysMarried to the Kellys (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 9 episodes, 2003–2004 )  Less 2003–2004 9
    • The Good Son-in-Law (Apr 16, 2004) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Chris and Mary Fight (Mar 5, 2004) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Double Dating (Feb 27, 2004) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for I'm with HerI'm with Her (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 5 episodes, 2003–2004 )  Less 2003–2004 5
    • Party of Two (Jan 27, 2004) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Alex Misses the Boat (Nov 18, 2003) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • The Smarty Party (Oct 7, 2003) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Lost at HomeLost at Home (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Regular JoeRegular Joe (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for My Wife and KidsMy Wife and Kids (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 4 episodes, 2001–2002 )  Less 2001–2002 4
    • Failure to Communicate (Feb 22, 2002) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Snapping and Sniffing (Apr 18, 2001) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Grassy Knoll (Apr 4, 2001) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for EmerilEmeril (TV Series) Cinematographer ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • Fifteen Minutes (Oct 2, 2001) Cinematographer (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The King of QueensThe King of Queens (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 28 episodes, 1998–2000 )  Less 1998–2000 28
    • Frozen Pop (Jan 24, 2000) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Block Buster (Jan 17, 2000) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Party Favor (Jan 10, 2000) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Oh BabyOh Baby (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 1998–2000
  • Primary photo for Living in CaptivityLiving in Captivity (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Alright AlreadyAlright Already (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for The Naked TruthThe Naked Truth (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Liesl Weapon (Oct 13, 1997) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Faster Baby, KillFaster Baby, Kill (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 1997– 
  • Primary photo for InkInk (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 4 episodes, 1996–1997 )  Less 1996–1997 4
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  • Primary photo for PearlPearl (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 2 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996 2
    • Ticket to Ride (Oct 30, 1996) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • Pynchon's Pynchon (Oct 14, 1996) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Almost PerfectAlmost Perfect (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 8 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995 8
    • The Lost Weekend: Part 2 (Nov 26, 1995) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • The Lost Weekend: Part 1 (Nov 19, 1995) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
    • The Ex-Files (Nov 5, 1995) Director Of Photography (as Jim Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Hearts AfireHearts Afire (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 12 episodes, 1992–1995 )  Less 1992–1995 12
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  • Primary photo for Wyatt Earp: Return to TombstoneWyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Search and RescueSearch and Rescue (TV Movie) Director Of Photography (as James Roberson)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Mario and the MobMario and the Mob (TV Movie) Cinematographer (as James Roberson)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry FinnBack to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Jesse HawkesJesse Hawkes (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 5 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 5
    • Collision Course (May 27, 1989) Director Of Photography (as James Roberson)  Less
    • Eddy Street (May 20, 1989) Director Of Photography (as James Roberson)  Less
    • When Good Stockbrokers Go Bad (May 13, 1989) Director Of Photography (as James Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for High Mountain RangersHigh Mountain Rangers (TV Series) Director Of Photography ( 2 episodes, 1988 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 4
    • War Games (Apr 9, 1988) Director Of Photography (as James Roberson)  Less
    • Asylum (Feb 27, 1988) Director (as James Roberson)  Less
    • Ambassador (Feb 13, 1988) Director (as James Roberson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Sunday Night LiveSunday Night Live (TV Movie) Camera Operator (as James Roberson)  Less 1984

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