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Joe Waistell

Camera and Electrical Department | Visual Effects
KNOWN FOR 
Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007) | This Is the End (2013) | RED (2010)
AKA 
Joe Waistel

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Past Film & Video (49 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Hot Tub Time Machine 2Hot Tub Time Machine 2 First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2015 $14MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for HomefrontHomefront C Camera First Assistant  Less 2013 $22MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for This Is the EndThis Is the End First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2013 $32MM $101MM
  • Primary photo for The CourierThe Courier First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2012 $16MM
  • Primary photo for Meeting EvilMeeting Evil First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2012 $181
  • Primary photo for Bending the RulesBending the Rules First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2012 $4.2MM
  • Primary photo for Seeking JusticeSeeking Justice First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2011 $17MM $41K
  • Primary photo for The Pool BoysThe Pool Boys First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2011 $15MM
  • Primary photo for That's What I AmThat's What I Am First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2011 $5MM
  • Primary photo for The MechanicThe Mechanic Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2011 $40MM $29MM
  • Primary photo for Dylan Dog: Dead of NightDylan Dog: Dead of Night First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2010 $20MM $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for REDRED First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2010 $58MM $90MM
  • Primary photo for The ExpendablesThe Expendables Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2010 $80MM $103MM
  • Primary photo for I Love You Phillip MorrisI Love You Phillip Morris First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2009 $13MM $2MM
  • Primary photo for Black Water TransitBlack Water Transit First Assistant (steadicam)  Less 2009 $23MM
  • Primary photo for 12 Rounds12 Rounds First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2009 $22MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Welcome to AcademiaWelcome to Academia First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2009 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Eye of the DolphinEye of the Dolphin First Assistant Camera (marine and underwater unit), First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2006 $2.5MM $72K
  • Primary photo for End of the SpearEnd of the Spear First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2005 $10MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Blade: TrinityBlade: Trinity First Assistant Camera (plate unit)  Less 2004 $65MM $52MM
  • Primary photo for Walking TallWalking Tall Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2004 $56MM $46MM
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 3Scary Movie 3 First Assistant Camera ("c" camera)  Less 2003 $48MM $110MM
  • Primary photo for My Boss's DaughterMy Boss's Daughter First Assistant Camera (plate unit)  Less 2003 $14MM $16MM
  • Primary photo for Freddy vs. JasonFreddy vs. Jason Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2003 $25MM $82MM
  • Primary photo for Blind SpotBlind Spot Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for K-9: P.I.K-9: P.I. (Video) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The StickupThe Stickup First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2002 $7MM
  • Primary photo for Slap Shot 2: Breaking the IceSlap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (Video) First Assistant Camera ("c" camera)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Prozac NationProzac Nation Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2001 $9MM
  • Primary photo for Cats & DogsCats & Dogs Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2001 $60MM $93MM
  • Primary photo for Jell-Ohh LadyJell-Ohh Lady (Short) First Assistant Camera  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Say It Isn't SoSay It Isn't So Additional First Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less 2001 $25MM $5.5MM
  • Primary photo for Chain of FoolsChain of Fools Additional First Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less 2000 $20MM
  • Primary photo for Scary MovieScary Movie First Assistant Camera  Less 2000 $19MM $157MM
  • Primary photo for Click Three TimesClick Three Times (Short) First Assistant Camera  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Couch TatersCouch Taters First Assistant Camera  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Turbulence 2: Fear of FlyingTurbulence 2: Fear of Flying First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for FoolishFoolish Additional Assistant Camera  Less 1999 $2MM $6MM
  • Primary photo for The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: The Legend of Grimace IslandThe Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: The Legend of Grimace Island (Video) Second Assistant Camera (live action)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for American BornAmerican Born First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for MiasmaMiasma First Assistant Camera  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Phantasm IV: OblivionPhantasm IV: Oblivion First Assistant Camera (as Joe Waistel)  Less 1998 $650K
  • Primary photo for The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Scared SillyThe Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Scared Silly (Video) Second Assistant Camera (live action)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Black Widow EscortBlack Widow Escort (Video) First Assistant Camera  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Face Down in the Family PoolFace Down in the Family Pool First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Masseuse 3Masseuse 3 (Video) First Assistant Camera  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for OuttakesOuttakes First Assistant Camera  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Boy Who Saved ChristmasThe Boy Who Saved Christmas Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for BitterlandBitterland First Assistant Camera  Less 1997
Past Television (64 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for NCIS: New OrleansNCIS: New Orleans (TV Series) Additional First Assistant Camera (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 2
    • The Recruits (Oct 14, 2014) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less
    • Carrier (Sep 30, 2014) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less
  • Primary photo for Star-CrossedStar-Crossed (TV Series) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera) (13 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 13
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  • Primary photo for Remember SundayRemember Sunday (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Second SightSecond Sight (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for RicochetRicochet (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Hound DogsHound Dogs (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for TributeTribute (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Midnight BayouMidnight Bayou (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Front of the ClassFront of the Class (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Racing for TimeRacing for Time (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Girl, PositiveGirl, Positive (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for HustleHustle (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (1 episode, 2007), First Assistant Camera ("a" camera) (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 2
  • Primary photo for The Dead ZoneThe Dead Zone (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2002–2007
  • Primary photo for Stargate SG-1Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 1997–2007
  • Primary photo for Blade: The SeriesBlade: The Series (TV Series) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera) (12 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 12
    • Conclave (Sep 13, 2006) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less
    • Monsters (Sep 6, 2006) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less
    • Hunters (Aug 30, 2006) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less
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  • Primary photo for EurekaEureka (TV Series) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera) (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Pilot (Jul 18, 2006) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less
  • Primary photo for Emily's Reasons Why NotEmily's Reasons Why Not (TV Series) Additional First Assistant Camera (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Pilot (Jan 9, 2006) Additional First Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Painkiller JanePainkiller Jane (TV Movie) First Assistant ("b" camera)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Category 7: The End of the WorldCategory 7: The End of the World (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Amber Frey: Witness for the ProsecutionAmber Frey: Witness for the Prosecution (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Their Eyes Were Watching GodTheir Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Tru CallingTru Calling (TV Series) First Assistant Camera  Less 2003–2005
  • Primary photo for Global FrequencyGlobal Frequency (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Category 6: Day of DestructionCategory 6: Day of Destruction (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Jake 2.0Jake 2.0 (TV Series) First Assistant Camera  Less 2003–2004
  • Primary photo for Dead Like MeDead Like Me (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2003–2004
  • Primary photo for A Wrinkle in TimeA Wrinkle in Time (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera, visual effects unit) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Mini-series) Additional First Assistant Camera (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 2
    • Episode #1.2 (Dec 9, 2003) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Dec 8, 2003) Additional First Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Thanksgiving Family ReunionThanksgiving Family Reunion (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for No Night Is Too LongNo Night Is Too Long (TV Movie) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for CarrieCarrie (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for John DoeJohn Doe (TV Series) Additional First Assistant Camera (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Pilot (Sep 20, 2002) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less
  • Primary photo for Breaking NewsBreaking News (TV Series) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera) (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Pilot (Jul 17, 2002) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less
  • Primary photo for Damaged CareDamaged Care (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Maybe It's MeMaybe It's Me (TV Series) First Assistant Steadicam  Less 2001–2002
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 1995–2002
  • Primary photo for Snow White: The Fairest of Them AllSnow White: The Fairest of Them All (TV Movie) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for SmallvilleSmallville (TV Series) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera) (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • Pilot (Oct 16, 2001) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Halloweentown II: Kalabar's RevengeHalloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (TV Movie) First Assistant Steadicam (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for First WaveFirst Wave (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (16 episodes, 2000–2001)  Less 2000–2001 16
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  • Primary photo for The ImmortalThe Immortal (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2000–2001
  • Primary photo for Dark AngelDark Angel (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (second unit) (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Pilot (Oct 3, 2000) First Assistant Camera (second unit) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DeadlockedDeadlocked (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Spiral StaircaseThe Spiral Staircase (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Cabin by the LakeCabin by the Lake (TV Movie) Additional First Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The SpringThe Spring (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Harsh RealmHarsh Realm (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 1999–2000
  • Primary photo for Call of the WildCall of the Wild (TV Series) Additional First Assistant Camera (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • The Haunting (2000) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less
  • Primary photo for Electra's GuyElectra's Guy (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Miracle on the 17th GreenMiracle on the 17th Green (TV Movie) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for As Time Runs OutAs Time Runs Out (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera) (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for PowerplayPowerplay (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Dead Man's GunDead Man's Gun (TV Series) Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 1997–1999
  • Primary photo for Seven DaysSeven Days (TV Series) Additional First Assistant Camera (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Pilot: Part 1 (Oct 7, 1998) Additional First Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cold SquadCold Squad (TV Series) Additional First Assistant Camera (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Memphis BeatMemphis Beat (TV Series) First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for Kingdom HospitalKingdom Hospital (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Out of OrderOut of Order (TV Mini-series) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for TakenTaken (TV Mini-series) First Assistant Camera  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for My Guide to Becoming a Rock StarMy Guide to Becoming a Rock Star (TV Series) First Assistant Steadicam  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for Secret Agent ManSecret Agent Man (TV Series) First Assistant Camera  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for Still LifeStill Life (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for Homewood P.I.Homewood P.I. (TV Series) First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2000– 

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