Collin Brazie

Collin Brazie

Camera operator, director of photography and gaffer/lighting technician in Los Angeles, California

About Collin

Collin Brazie was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. He received his MFA in Cinematography from the Dodge School of Film & Media Arts at Chapman University in Southern California. He has shot numerous projects, including shorts and feature films that have played all around the world. Outside of the narrative field, he has shot many concerts as well as a behind-the-scenes making of the album for the band 30 Seconds to Mars. He recently wrapped production on the feature RETAKE and is currently working on two different web shows. When not on set he enjoys traveling, going to concerts, taking photos and purchasing Criterion blu-rays. He lives in downtown Los Angeles.

Name: Collin Brazie

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Camera Operator, Director of Photography, Gaffer/lighting Technician and Producer


  • Retake

    Retake (2016)
    Film by Nick Corporon (Drama and Romance) Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Writer, Producer A lonely, middle-aged man hires a male prostitute to recreate a road trip from his past.

  • The PET Squad Files

    The PET Squad Files (2013 - 2015)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer

  • We're Doing Fine

    We're Doing Fine (2015)
    Film by Djuna Wahlrab Camera and Electrical Department Two people from Dayton, Ohio - one who left and one who stayed, meet when both are experiencing the impending loss of a single parent. Their chance encounter redirects the course of their lives.

  • All I Need

    All I Need (2014)
    Film by Dylan K. Narang (Horror and Thriller) Cinematographer An insecure young woman must overcome her captor to save her own life, all the while not knowing the sinister reason she's really being held.

  • Barbie Boy

    Barbie Boy (2014)
    Film (short) by Nick Corporon (Family) Cinematographer Bobby is a bright, imaginative seven-year-old who plays with dolls. One day his father tells him that dolls are for girls, sending Bobby on a personal mission to find what he should be playing with. He must choose accept his love for dolls or conform. Written by Anonymous

  • Invitation

    Invitation (2014)
    Film (short) by Franklin Killian (Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer When an intruder invades the home of a soft-spoken, non confrontational man, events unfold that neither party ever expected. It's as if you had a younger version of Michael Douglas from Falling Down and plugged him into Haneke's Funny Games... Written by Anonymous

  • You Are in Bedford, Man

    You Are in Bedford, Man (2014)
    Film (short) by Justin Wolske (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Rex Ripper, the legendary bass player of heavy metal band DevilBreath, as just been fired from his band. There's also a dead groupie in his hotel room, maybe. A monument to NWOBHM and being who you are.

  • Hells Renegades (H.R.)

    Hells Renegades (H.R.) (2014)
    Television (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department

  • In Defense of Traditional Marriage

    In Defense of Traditional Marriage (2013)
    Film (short) by Thom Newell (Comedy, Horror and Romance) Cinematographer This satire of the marriage equality movement is presented with a documentary feel, until an act 2 twist brings in classic horror tropes.

  • Breaking In

    Breaking In (2013)
    Film (short) by Thom Newell (Thriller) Cinematographer

  • Fire Chief Charlie: Bullhammer

    Fire Chief Charlie: Bullhammer (2013)
    Film (short) by Carissa Breen (Music) Cinematographer

  • Mother Hen

    Mother Hen (2012)
    Film (short) by T. Justin Ross (Comedy) Cinematographer Two guys are constantly getting cock blocked by Mother Hen at the bar and need to call in a professional to close the deal. In a twist of humor even the closers can't win'em all.

  • Gringo Loco

    Gringo Loco (2011)
    Film (short) by Renee S. Baltsen (Drama and Family) Cinematographer

  • The Congregation

    The Congregation (2011)
    Film (short) by Michael Foulke (Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department John Christner returns from war to find that he has been shunned by his Amish family and friends for violating their beliefs. However, when a mysterious plague threatens the community, John may be their only hope for survival.

  • Le jeu des soldats

    Le jeu des soldats (2011)
    Film (short) by Lorne Hiltser (Drama, Family and History) Camera and Electrical Department Antoine, a boy living in Northern France at the outbreak of World War II, takes on the challenge of defending the family home after his father is drafted and sent to the Maginot Line. With the aid of his accomplices, war veteran Grandpa and imaginary friend Napoleon, Antoine digs trenches and stands guard by an old cannon in the front yard. Tensions mount just as the Nazis break through the Maginot Line, and the invading troops pass in front of the family home. Written by Anonymous

  • T is for Temptation

    T is for Temptation (2011)
    Film (short) by Michael Foulke (Horror) Camera and Electrical Department An ambitious, cookie selling girl scout who won't take no for an answer may have bitten off more than she can chew when she knocks on the door of a serial killer.

  • Empire

    Empire (2011)
    Film (short) by Nick Corporon (Drama, Romance and War) Cinematographer After a major world event, Rick and Sage are forced to re-evaluate their relationship and decide if their relationship is worth fighting for.

  • Kosher Pig

    Kosher Pig (2010)
    TV Movie by Eric Patton (Biography) Cinematographer

  • Continental Divide

    Continental Divide (2010)
    Film (short) by Jeff Robinson (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Born with an interest in marine biology, Meredith finds herself living in the middle of a desert, with few opportunities to exercise her passion. However, when a coastal program in Cape Cod accepts her best friend, while placing Meredith on the wait-list, she finds herself having to make the decision between the security of home versus risking her future on a leap of faith. Written by Anonymous

  • The Haymaker

    The Haymaker (2010)
    Film (short) by Daniel D'Alimonte (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A dispirited youth takes up boxing to empower himself while struggling to overcome his delinquency. Written by Anonymous

  • Last Night

    Last Night (2010)
    Film by Massy Tadjedin (Drama and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Joanna accuses her husband, Michael, of being attracted to his co-worker. Wanting to make-up before he goes on a business trip, she assumes she over-reacted. But when they are both away from each other for one night, Michael ends up testing his loyalty to Joanna and his attraction to Laura. And Joanna tests her honesty to Michael when her ex-boyfriend Alex suddenly appears in New York for the day. Written by napierslogs

  • Peep World

    Peep World (2010)
    Film by Barry W. Blaustein (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets. Written by anonymous

  • Dinner for Three

    Dinner for Three (2010)
    Film (short) by Aleksandra Kulig (Comedy, Drama and Family) Cinematographer A Mother-in-Law crashes a romantic dinner.

  • Relish

    Relish (2009)
    Film (short) by Jeff Fong (Comedy and Drama) Cinematographer A pretty young girl ventures along with Real Life Superheroes as they stake out a comic book store.

  • Loaf of Bread

    Loaf of Bread (2009)
    Film (short) by Eric Patton (Action and Comedy) Cinematographer A young office worker has fallen into a mundane existence where his happiest moments are when office supplies are delivered. His friend, a schemer and dreamer, convinces Jack to join him in a life of crime to escape his meaningless life. Jack soon learns that happiness is a choice. Written by Method Fest

  • Dead Love

    Dead Love (2009)
    Film (short) by Alex Exline (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Michael thought he had an ordinary life - staying to himself and masturbating to classical paintings of famous, historical women. That is until his mom walked in mid-jerk to the shock of her life. Cut to psychologists office where shrink and mom team up in shaming Michael into becoming "normal". With only the support from the black sheep of the family, his handsomely gay older brother Rick, Michael starts to contemplate what is normal in society, all while being bolder in approaching the nerdy and shy girl in his Shakespeare drama club. After being forced to perform a piece from Hamlet with the blond bimbo Michael's mother desires for him, he finally takes a stand for himself and chases after Caroline, telling her how he really feels. Written by Alex Exline

  • Turn Around

    Turn Around (2009)
    Film (short) by Prarthana Mohan (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department At age 35, Christy Logan discovers that she has been hiding a dark secret. What starts off as curiosity soon has her spiraling out of control as she realizes that what she wants out of life is to be an exhibitionist. It is a lifestyle choice that goes against everything that is expected of her by society, and she struggles with a desperate need to reconcile the role she plays in life, that of a wife and mother, with her hidden identity. Out of desperation to feel fulfilled, she turns to the internet and finds that not only are there others out there like her, but there are those who are willing to meet with her to mutually enact their hidden fantasies. Christy is sucked into the seedy and sometimes dangerous world of meeting up with strangers to take sexual risks in public. And although she is finally living the life she believes should be hers, she is wracked with guilt for her lies and for the double life she has created apart from her family. Written by Anonymous

  • Last Call

    Last Call (2009)
    Film (short) by Nick Corporon (Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Cinematographer A drama about Gavin, a recovering alcoholic, who dies and ends up in a strangely familiar bar where the mysterious Bartender lets him live out favorite moments form his life before entering heaven.

  • Lonely Man

    Lonely Man (2009)
    Film (short) by Nick Corporon (Drama and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer

  • Good Grief

    Good Grief (2009)
    Film (short) by Fevzi Balli (Comedy, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Eddie Polo never thought his wife would croak so young. He wasn't ready for the grisly grief her death entailed. And he never thought the grief would reveal such a horrible discovery -- that his wife had been hiding some dirty little secrets. As Eddie dismembers the skeletons in his wife's closet, he plunges deeper and deeper into madness, revealing a discovery about himself -- that he might be capable of cold-blooded murder. Written by Anonymous

  • On the Eve

    On the Eve (2009)
    Film (short) by Renee S. Baltsen (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Days before the one year anniversary of her father's death, Jenny Dryden is released from the hospital facility where she was treated for depression. She returns home only to discover everything that was once familiar in her home has been removed or is in boxes and the walls to her bedroom torn down. With her life exposed and nowhere to hide, Jenny struggles to find a balance with her mother while fighting to keep her father's memory alive by spreading his ashes at their favorite place, a park near their house. However, Mary has different plans and has given away the ashes to Jenny's grandfather. Now both mother and daughter have to finally open up to one another and grieve together in order to move on. Written by Renee Baltsen

  • Fereshteh

    Fereshteh (2009)
    Film (short) by Aisha.k (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Come Clean

    Come Clean (2008)
    Film (short) by Ty Sanga (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Jeremy, a man who lost his lover to a hate crime a year ago finds himself alone in a Laundromat where his is confronted by Mark covered in blood who runs from those who initiated a brutal attack. Jeremy jumps to his aid and protects and hides Mark. However, through the night Jeremy discovers Mark initiated the attack. Shocked by this new truth, Jeremy takes all his bottled up anger and turns the tables on mark and must convince Mark to turn himself in to the police and stop the ongoing violence. Written by John B. Dunn

  • Beach Access

    Beach Access (2007)
    Film (short) by Beth Burns (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Blood Stains

    Blood Stains (2006)
    Film (short) by Tyler Brazil Cinematographer

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