Robert L. Cunningham

Robert L. Cunningham

Omnia Audax
Cinematographer, Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Photographer (Still), Location Scout, Weapons Specialist, Theatrical Armourer, Producer, Prop Master, First Assistant Camera, Second Assistant Camera, Transportation Coordinator, Script Consultant, Author and Agent

Phoenix, Arizona

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About Robert

Robert L. Cunningham is a documentarian, cinematographer, and still photographer who has carried his cameras in over 24 countries around the world.

Born and educated in the US, Robert developed a love of photography at a very young age. His professional work in photography started as a photojournalist / Documentation/Production Specialist for news companies, with his work appearing in multiple national and international publications and broadcasts including: National Geographic, ABC, BBC, Business Insider, CBS, Fox News, Huffington Post, MSNBC, NBC, Army Magazine, and Reader's Digest.

In 2011, he began working as a war correspondent. Robert performed multiple embedments with US, German, Georgian, Italian, and Afghan forces in Afghanistan spanning from 2011-2015. Robert has worked throughout Afghanistan, primarily beside the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry, 10th Mountain, and 101st Airborne Divisions.

Based in the US, he works worldwide on documentaries, feature, television and marketing/advertising projects and is the recipient of numerous awards. Robert is the author of a photography book centered on the US military presence in Afghanistan, and a contributor to multiple other books and publications.

His work has been exhibited and published around the globe and is included in the archives of museums, international galleries, and a Presidential Library.

Robert has served as the Chairman of the Multimedia Advisory Board at the East Valley Institute of Technology in Mesa, Arizona.

A die-hard Star Wars fan, Robert was a founding member of the "Save Lars Homestead" project, an international effort to rebuild and preserve filming locations of the Star Wars franchise.

Robert is a member of the National Press Photographers Association, Society of Professional Journalists, Professional Photographers of America, Nikon Professional Services, and the American Photographic Artists.

Unique traits: Arri Alexa XT Studio owner, with Cooke Anamorphic and aspherical lenses. Cinematographer / Camera Operator / Photographer, War Correspondent, Author, Pilot. Foolish enough to bring a camera to a gunfight. Limited list of Cameras used: ARRI Alexa Systems (XT Studio, XT Plus, Plus 4:3, EV, Mini), ARRI BL3, Black Magic (Cinema), Canon (5D MkIII), Hasselblad H Series, Leica M series, Nikon D-SLRs, Phase One, RED: (MX One, Epic, Scarlet, Dragon). Before film, I worked as a Sr. Weapons Standardization Instructor for six years. I apply this knowledge as a consultant on weapons use in films. I am a FAA-rated helicopter pilot, having flown various helicopters, throughout the world.

Credits

  • The Ranch

    The Ranch (2017)
    Film by Busted Buggy Entertainment / Daniel J. Cunningham (Horror) Locations Scout

  • Afghanistan: On The Bounce

    Afghanistan: On The Bounce (2011 - 2016)
    Documentary by PSR Films (Documentary and War) Producer

  • Afghanistan: On The Bounce

    Afghanistan: On The Bounce (2011 - 2016)
    Documentary by PSR Films (Documentary and War) Cinematographer

  • Afghanistan: On The Bounce: Season Four

    Afghanistan: On The Bounce: Season Four (2015)
    Documentary by PSR Films (Documentary and War) Camera Operator

  • Afghanistan: On The Bounce: Season Three

    Afghanistan: On The Bounce: Season Three (2014)
    Documentary Camera Operator

  • Halo: An EndGame Commercial

    Halo: An EndGame Commercial (2013)
    Commercial by Javelina Films/Sage Greenawalt (Sci-Fi) Unit Still Photographer

  • Star Wars: Bohemian Rhapsody

    Star Wars: Bohemian Rhapsody (2013)
    Music by UAT / Paul DeNigris Unit Still Photographer / Props Manager

  • Parallax

    Parallax (2012)
    Film (short) by Paul DeNigris Location Scout

  • Parallax

    Parallax (2012)
    Film (short) Visual Effects

  • Parallax

    Parallax (2012)
    Film (short) by Paul DeNigris Plate Photographer

  • Afghanistan: On The Bounce: Season Two

    Afghanistan: On The Bounce: Season Two (2012)
    Documentary by PSR Films (Documentary and War) Camera Operator

  • Parallax

    Parallax (2012)
    Film (short) by Paul DeNigris (Drama and War) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Save The Lars Homestead: Preserving Movie History

    Save The Lars Homestead: Preserving Movie History (2012)
    Documentary by PSR Films (Documentary) Cinematographer Rebuilding the home of Luke Skywalker as seen in Star Wars: A New Hope

  • Parallax

    Parallax (2012)
    Film (short) by Paul DeNigris Weapons Department

  • Parallax

    Parallax (2012)
    Film (short) by Paul DeNigris Transportation Department

  • Miming Around

    Miming Around (2011)
    Film (short) by Jonathan Mank Producer

  • Afghanistan: On The Bounce: Season One

    Afghanistan: On The Bounce: Season One (2011)
    Documentary by PSR Films Camera Operator

  • Miming Around

    Miming Around (2011)
    Film (short) by Jonathan Mank (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Save The Lars Homestead: Preserving Movie History

    Save The Lars Homestead: Preserving Movie History (2010)
    Documentary by PSR Films (Documentary) Locations Scout Rebuilding the home of Luke Skywalker as seen in Star Wars: A New Hope

  • Save The Lars Homestead: Preserving Movie History

    Save The Lars Homestead: Preserving Movie History (2010)
    Documentary by PSR Films Unit Still Photographer Rebuilding the home of Luke Skywalker as seen in Star Wars: A New Hope

  • Save The Lars Homestead: Preserving Movie History

    Save The Lars Homestead: Preserving Movie History (2010)
    Documentary by PSR Films Producer / Founder Rebuilding the home of Luke Skywalker as seen in Star Wars: A New Hope

  • The Long Shot

    The Long Shot (2007)
    Film (short) by Paul DeNigris (Crime) Actor

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