ICG 600 Cinematographer and Camera Operator

Over 20 Years of Experience in Film, Television and Commercials

PO 27323, Los Angeles, CA 90027   |   213.705.3567   |


Television Series and Specials, 1998-Present

Served as Camera Operator on ten series on networks ABC, Amazon, CMT,

Discovery, NBC, and Canadian Broadcast Corp. Shot all episodes of Downward

Dog (2017), Betas (2014) and The New Normal (2014). Served as both Camera

Operator and DP on network specials that include the Emmy-nominated Lost

Presents: Mysteries of the Universe (2010), Blackish (2015) and Supernatural

(2015) as well as reality series American Soldier (2005), Undetectables (2006)

and How to Get the Guy (2006).

Feature Films, 1995-Present

Served as both Director of Photography and Camera Operator on nine

independent features which include films Tin Soldier (1995) by director/actor

Jon Voigt and Charlie’s Ghost Story (1995) by director/actor Anthony Edwards.

Among the films in notable festivals such as Sundance and Berlin have been

documentaries SOS: State of Security (2011) and Steal A Pencil for Me (2007) as

well as narrative feature Spark (1998). Credited as both DP and/or Camera

Operator in over 18 feature documentaries on subjects ranging from the Middle

East conflict to governmental fraud to the environment.


2007 Robert E. Wise Award,

   Outstanding Cinematography, Discovery Channel’s Iraq: Front Line ER

2007 Telly Award, Discovery Channel’s Iraq: Front Line ER

2010 Emmy-nominated, Lost Presents: Mysteries of the Universe

Commercials, 1995-Present

Worked as both DP and Camera Operator on nearly 20 commercials for national

brands such the U.S. Air Force, Adidas, Craftsman Tools, Disney and Barbie.


American Film Institute, MFA, Cinematography 1993

Bentley University, BS, Administration 1986

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