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"Erik is dedicated, precise and instinctually creative. I enthusiastically recommend him for any project!"
~ KEN BURNS
Name: Erik Angra
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Angra Media
Occupation: Director of Photography
Unique traits: Also an experienced Director & Editor. Youngest editor of a Ken Burns film.
The Reconstruction of Chyna
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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War
Film (Documentary) Cinematographer When seventeen others turned down the Unitarian Association's request for relief volunteers, Waitstill and Martha Sharp committed to the dangerous mission. "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War" is the story of their humanitarian work and the effect it had on their lives. The Sharp's left their two young children behind in Wellesley, Massachusetts and traveled to Czechoslovakia to aid refugees just as war was about to break out in Europe. While abroad, they combated political and social legislation, breaking laws in order to get imperiled individuals exit visas. From involvement with black market, money laundering, to the clandestine transportation of refugees, the Sharps played a vital role in the rescue of Jews and dissidents from persecution. The film features interviews with the refugees rescued as children, now adults, who were taken to America by Martha Sharp, and interviews with family members. These personal stories highlight the impact of social change and the effect of the ... Written by Emma Blaxter
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Television (Documentary and News) Cinematographer Documentary series featuring startling, groundbreaking stories from around the world.
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No Finish Lines
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Cowboys and Engines
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ESPN 30 for 30: From Harlem with Love
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30 for 30 Shorts
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The Good Detective
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Television (History) Editor The Folklorist is NewTV's Emmy® Award-winning television series that offers a captivating look at some of the lesser-known stories in history. Written by NewTV
Sugar Babies: Two Epidemics of Diabetes in Our Children
Film (Documentary and Drama) Cinematographer SUGAR BABIES is a groundbreaking documentary that examines the public health epidemic of diabetic children in America. Through archival footage and revealing interviews with children and their families, we bring fresh insights to the ancient disease of type 1 diabetes and to its lifestyle-driven counterpart, type 2 diabetes. The central narrative weaves together five character-driven stories while providing the broader context--social, political, corporate-- of how this crisis came to be. SUGAR BABIES is a call to action, proposing solutions and demanding accountability. Intimate, searing, and inspirational, the documentary will change our country's understanding of this costly and often debilitating condition. Written by Anonymous
Commander in Chief: Inside the Oval Office - Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Confessions: Animal Hoarding
Television (Documentary) Cinematographer Delves into the hearts and minds of individuals afflicted with this disorder and provides a voice for the family and friends who are determined to prevent their loved ones from spinning further out of control. In each of the six episodes, cameras will enter the homes of men and women, from their early 20s through the retirement years, discovering what it's like for animals and people to live in toxic conditions that result from an unbelievably large menagerie of animals. And, Animal Planet gets to the heart of the matter, exploring the reasons why these individuals turned to hoarding and how their problems spun rapidly out of control. Written by Animal Planet
His Take on Her
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Television (News, Sport and Talk-Show) Cinematographer Weekly rundown covering all things in Northeast MMA.
UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy
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Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream
Television (Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department Follow the Jonas Brothers on their When You Look Me In the Eyes Tour and discover what it's like to be a part of the Jonas family while on tour.
White Van Man
Television (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Ollie is a helpless handyman who is somewhat hindered by his lazy, freeloading right-hand-man Darren. This series follows their hilarious capers as the pair leave a trail of destruction after every job.
Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words
Television (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew The internet (and soon to be movie, TV, radio, etc.) phenomenon, Bo Burnham, brings you his first one-hour stand-up special "Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words" from the House of Blues in Boston.
Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A mild-mannered Jeffrey Dahmer-esque serial killer commits his final crime. What makes a 'seemingly normal' person crack? The unsettling answer: We don't know. From the award-winning novella by the famous American author Joyce Carol Oates, and the acclaimed, critically-lauded Off-Broadway play. Featuring the award-winning performance of Bill Connington as 'Quentin P.' Who are our neighbors, really? Sometimes we don't like the answer. Written by zombiethefilm
Animal Planet's Most Outrageous
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Chris Botti in Boston
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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Television (Family and Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew A family that has faced hardship has their dilapidated house completely rebuilt while they are away on vacation for a week. While early episodes renovated houses, the usual approach is to tear down the house on the first day and build a brand new, usually much larger, one, fully furnished. The houses are customized to the families, with rooms reflecting the interests of, especially, the children, and special technology for any unusual medical conditions. Host Ty Pennington usually has a "secret" project which is only revealed when the family sees it. The construction is accomplished with the help of a large army of blue-shirted volunteers and a wide array of sponsor-donated products and services. Written by Jon Reeves <email@example.com>
Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the four to five years of schooling as he comes from a poor, working-class background. But one evening, Ben is introduced by his unorthodox math professor Micky Rosa into a small but secretive club of five. Students Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Fisher, who are being trained by Professor Rosa of the skill of card counting at blackjack. Intrigued by the desire to make money, Ben joins his new friends on secret weekend trips to Las Vegas where, using their skills of code talk and hand signals, they have Ben make hundreds of thousands of dollars in winning blackjack at casino after casino. Ben only wants to make enough money for the tuition to Harvard and then back out. But as fellow card counter, Jill Taylor, predicts, Ben becomes corrupted by greed ... Written by matt-282
The Endless Feast
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The Miskatonic Acid Test
Film (Horror) Cinematographer In 1969 a group of students at Miskatonic University in witch-haunted Arkham, Massachusetts decided to emulate the West Coast and put on their own sort of "happening", where "music and atmosphere could combine to create an alteration of consciousness", with the clandestine help of a little LSD. Or maybe a lot. Unfortunately, the professor they chose to serve as faculty adviser on the project had an agenda of his own; see, he was a philosophy professor, one who specialized in the "study of Evil", and one who saw the Miskatonic Acid Test as an opportunity for a little experiment. As the music and drugs reached their peak he ascended the stage and began to read incantations from the dread Necronomicon. Written by Rob Mackenzie
Film (Horror) Camera and Electrical Department This is the retelling of the events of the weekend of April 23rd 2004. Three young, sexy girls go into the woods on a camping trip to a family cabin. The local forest Ranger had warned them about an old Hermit who lives in the woods, so when two young, great looking guys show up, the girls are nervous. Anxiety turns to attraction after they get to know each other. The next day, someone is still watching them. The Hermit shows up and threatens them, telling them to leave or die. That night, the gruesome murders begin and we realize that the victims are little more than food for this Òwatcher in the woods. Snares, long sharp knives, bear traps and branches all make for perfect ways to end the lives of these young adults who are camping on haunted ground. In the end, the line between friendship and terror is blurred when we realize the murderer is an evil spirit who befriends then murders his prey. Written by Hans Hartman
Rock the Paint
Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A coming-of-age story ignites when teenager Josh Sendler has to pack up his hoop dreams and move from the lush cornfields of Indiana to the harsh inner-city playgrounds of Newark, N.J.. He meets and befriends basketball phenom, Antwon Jackson, on the local court and together they make a run for the high school state championship. Their friendship is tested along the way and ultimately must prove itself in the face of the explosive n-word. Written by Wren Court Inc.