Gareth Paul Cox

Gareth Paul Cox

Cinematographer

Los Angeles, California

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About Gareth

Gareth Paul Cox is a Los Angeles California based director of photography
who specializes in commercials and narrative films. He formally studied narrative filmmaking at the American Film Institute Conservatory and holds an MFA in Cinematography. His work has been recognized globally and his on set presence has been noted as invaluable. He is a strong visionary and collaborator.

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  • Nina

    Nina (2016)
    Film (Biography, Drama and Music) Camera and Electrical Department The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.

  • Out of the Wild

    Out of the Wild (2016)
    Film (Drama and Western) Cinematographer Out of the Wild is the story of Henry McBride, a down and out cowboy with a painful past he can't drink away. Living on his last dollar with nowhere to go, he ends up working the last place an old cowboy wants to be: A dude ranch. It is here he meets the owner, Jessie King, a no-nonsense rancher with a deep love for horses. McBride's self-discovery begins when she introduces him to a new way of training a troubled mustang, a horse whose past and temperament mirror his own. As the story brings together the paths of these two beaten souls, man and horse, it is King that sees a shared spirit deep within them- One that is hidden beneath anguish, torment, and years endured in the darkest of places. Behind the broken heart of a family lost, a soul tormented with guilt, and an endless haze of booze to dull the pain, she knows McBride is at heart a good man. Just as she knows the mustang can once again find that spirit, so too must McBride. What transpires is a story of redemption, moving ...

  • Water Colors

    Water Colors (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Cinematographer Sarah, a young woman with Aspergers, is on a mission; to find out whether or not she's pregnant, until her non-autistic sister Ditsa derails her plan with unexpected news.

  • Mazel Toes

    Mazel Toes (2015)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department In preparation for his wedding, a Jewish groom with incredibly, bizarrely sensitive feet searches desperately for a wine glass fragile enough to stomp on at the end of the ceremony.

  • Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration

    Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration (2015)
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  • A Football Life

    A Football Life (2015)
    Television (Biography and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department Profiles the most important and influential figures in the history of the National Football League.

  • Uncharted

    Uncharted (2015)
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  • Raven's Touch

    Raven's Touch (2015)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Blaming herself for a tragic accident, Raven Michaels secludes herself at a remote family cabin. She wanders the woods on the verge of a breakdown, seeking peace in isolation. In a last ditch attempt to save her family, Kate Royce takes her two teenagers camping far from the distractions of technology and young romance. When Raven and Kate's worlds collide they offer each other unexpected opportunities for intimacy and healing. Written by Marina Rice Bader

  • The Test of Time

    The Test of Time (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department We are all looking for the right person to be with but do you ever know whom you are with until your tested? A photographer (Steve) gets his break to photograph a top model (starlight) but during the course of the shoot they strike a connection before they know it they are married. As life have it she is attached by someone from her past and their true love is tested. Who will be the better of the two? Fate and Karma will fall into play and at the end we find out THE TEST OF TIME.

  • Underbelly

    Underbelly (2015)
    Television (Sport) Cinematographer UNDERBELLY is a web series created by Uproxx to offer a high-octane, no-holds-barred look at the underside of sports. It's about more than the sports themselves, as the series details the athletes that live - and in some cases give their lives - for the sports they love. What drives athletes to engage in activities that will never garner sponsor dollars, contracts or the adoration of fans? Written by Dan Seitz

  • Nike 5.0 Determination

    Nike 5.0 Determination (2015)
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  • UpRoxx Docs

    UpRoxx Docs (2015)
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  • Crookz: The Big Heist

    Crookz: The Big Heist (2015)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Crime) Cinematographer Two guys are setting up a team of thieves and planing their next big heist.

  • Luminaries

    Luminaries (2015)
    Television (Documentary) Cinematographer Luminaries, the first in a slate of original content created and distributed by Woven Studios, follows young, talented innovators on their road to technological breakthroughs.

  • Run Fast

    Run Fast (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department RUN FAST is the story Vivian, a young Kenyan runner who travels to Los Angeles to compete in her first American marathon. Her sponsor, Peter, is thrilled to identify true promise in his long-shot prospect, but their future together is imperiled by realities awaiting Vivian back in Kenya. Written by anonymous

  • The Light and the Little Girl

    The Light and the Little Girl (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department A young girl finds herself entranced by a beam of light moving through her home and tries to capture it in a jar, only to realize that there are things she loves that she cannot posses.

  • De Hoi Tinh

    De Hoi Tinh (2014)
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  • You & I, My Dear

    You & I, My Dear (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department A heartbroken writer waits patiently in a tiny desert town, holding out hope his distant ex-lover will return. As he develops feelings for the waitress next door, sad news and a shocking discovery make it clear that she is not the only one trying to pull him out of the past. Written by Ry Wardwell

  • NFL Rush

    NFL Rush (2014)
    Television (Sport) Cinematographer NFL RUSH is an action packed half-hour magazine-format show from Nickelodeon's Nick Sports and NFL Films. NFL Rush features NFL highlights, bloopers, trivia, sketches, the science of football, players off the field, and throwback moments in NFL history.

  • The Best Friend

    The Best Friend (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Cinematographer The quintessential best friend in a romantic comedy must ditch the sidekick role and finally become the star of her own life.

  • Stray Dogs

    Stray Dogs (2014)
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  • Family Gathering

    Family Gathering (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department Family Gathering is a dysfunctional family comedy centered on an extended Asian American family of a certain age celebrating the same sex marriage of Hiro and Bud; homophobia is not a problem because these people are too self-involved to create anything but embarrassment for Hiro. Written by Anonymous

  • Interstate

    Interstate (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Joaquin is a driving instructor who teaches illegal immigrants how to drive, taking them to Utah so they can get drivers' licenses in a State that doesn't require a SSN. One day, after a lesson with Nayeli, a new student who catches his attention, a HSI agent shows up at his door. Joaquin must help the agent arrest his boss, Lalo, during their next drop-off, or he will be locked away. Will he save himself or the immigrants he has been helping? Written by Anonymous

  • Revenge Against the Mop Bucket Mastermind

    Revenge Against the Mop Bucket Mastermind (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department William (James Blakely) sets off on a mission for revenge against his little sister (Makayla Rowles) after she ambushes him in the back yard. Super Soaker in hand, and still soaking wet, William approaches the back door. He peers inside at the place he knows he has to go, but it is also the exact place he's not supposed to go. Entering will break his parents rules: no guns inside the house. And so William takes the plunge. Little does he know this mission will carry far worse consequences than who soaked who first. Inside, searching for his sister, William nearly makes it to the stairs when he hears them. Voices growing louder. Two adults fighting about something; we're not sure what. William gets closer, curious while simultaneously knowing he needs to hide. Suddenly, his Mom (Liza de Weerd) appears, headed for the stairs when Dad (Tom Costello) cuts her off. Both are locked into their own moment when Mom's eyes flicker, catching her son seeing the exact confrontation she didn't want... Written by Anonymous

  • Vast

    Vast (2013)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department A visual poem that celebrates the spirit of human curiosity and exploration. Inspired by a verse in William Blake's 'Auguries of Innocence'.

  • Way in Rye

    Way in Rye (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, History and War) Camera and Electrical Department Along a rutted, dusty road, an army truck carries a plain wooden crate through a remote region of Soviet Russia. Stopping at a small farmhouse, two soldiers deliver the crate to a hardened farmer, KOSTYA, and his wife, LIDA. The sight of it fills the couple with dread, having not heard in months from their only son, a soldier fighting on the Eastern Front. But inside the crate are paintings -- priceless works of Russian art evacuated from Leningrad days before the German invasion -- which Kostya and Lida must now protect at all costs. Determined to keep his dying farm alive for his son's return, Kostya sees the paintings as a nuisance and a painful reminder. Yet, as his fields dry up, a harsh winter shrouds the region, and it becomes ever more likely that his son will not return, Kostya must find meaning in his new, strange stewardship, as these works of art become the only legacy he can leave behind. Written by Way in Rye

  • The Divide

    The Divide (2013)
    Film (Short, Action, Drama and History) Camera and Electrical Department As a retired rancher living on the US border of Mexico, Russell's only desire is to protect his own family. But, when he crosses paths with a young woman during his patrol, borders are crossed and lines are blurred. With just the pull of a trigger, Russell must discover what it takes to hold onto his humanity when every choice has a consequence. Written by The Divide Team

  • Reaver

    Reaver (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department A brother and sister are confronted by the malevolent, supernatural entity responsible for their father's mysterious disappearance.

  • Time Capsule

    Time Capsule (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Two long lost friends reunite to dig up a time capsule they buried as kids, only to find that the house where it's located is now occupied by dangerous, psychotic meth heads.

  • Casting

    Casting (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Man-child, wannabe-filmmaker Thayer Babbitt holds auditions for his first 'epic' sci-fi feature 'Dark-er Side of the Moon' and learns that maybe working with actors is not as easy as he thought it would be.

  • 24 After

    24 After (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department 24 AFTER is a story exploring love and memory - a young photographer dies and enters the afterlife but his girlfriend strangely loses all the memories of them together. He only has 24 hours to figure out what happened. Will he find out a way to save their relationship? Written by Anonymous

  • Jonestown

    Jonestown (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, History and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department In this dramatization of the Jonestown Massacre, one woman comes face to face with history's most notorious cult leader, Jim Jones, in a battle to save his people. On November 18, 1978, one thousand Americans took their lives in the name of revolutionary suicide, a name mankind would interchange with Jim Jones. Just days before The Peoples Temple Church fell to mass suicide, reporter Jessica Levin accompanies a United States Congressman to investigate the living conditions in Jonestown, and allegations that Jones employs psychological tricks and violence to trap his followers against their will. But the community is a sea of smiling faces that sing praises of their leader. In order to unveil the truth about Jonestown, Jessica must go straight to its heart, and confront Jim Jones himself. Written by Adeo Entertainment

  • Machsom

    Machsom (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department "Machsom", the Hebrew word for "Checkpoint", tells the story of Yaniv Greenblatt, a barely 19 Israeli soldier stationed at one of the most dangerous such checkpoints along the West Bank. He would like to be a pacifist and struggles to be fair to the Palestinians, but has to contend with the prying eyes of his superiors. The problems Yaniv faces at home are no easier. His mother is a wheelchair bound hard-right-winger due to the same terrorist attack that killed her husband. The story centers on Yaniv's relationship with his younger brother, Avi, who attends one of the few mixed Jewish-Arab schools in Israel, and builds towards an incident at the checkpoint that challenges all involved to reconsider their previous resolve. Written by Anonymous

  • +1

    +1 (2013)
    Film (Sci-Fi and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Three college friends hit the biggest party of the year, where a mysterious phenomenon disrupts the night, quickly descending into a chaos that challenges their friendships -- and whether they can stay alive.

  • Lure

    Lure (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A family man believes he's rescued a helpless girl from a violent boyfriend only to discover he may be in danger himself.

  • Stoned Debates II: Highlights

    Stoned Debates II: Highlights (2012)
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  • Stoned Debates II: Subway vs Quiznos

    Stoned Debates II: Subway vs Quiznos (2012)
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  • Fortune

    Fortune (2012)
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  • Would You with Dave Franco

    Would You with Dave Franco (2012)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The First Dance

    The First Dance (2012)
    Film (Short and Musical) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Would You

    Would You (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Cinematographer Two old friends play a game of 'Would You Rather' and their choices begin to come true.

  • The Unfortunate Truth

    The Unfortunate Truth (2012)
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  • Kalifornija

    Kalifornija (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Andrius, a recent Lithuanian immigrant, is headed to California to reconnect with his older brother, Matas. After years of drifting from one place to another, Andrius has found a job as a truck driver, transporting contraband to the Pacific coast. Hoping to take advantage of the opportunity, Andrius plans to quit his job and use his savings to finally realize his own American dream in the sunny suburbs of Los Angeles. Andrius' efforts to impress his brother fall flat, until he reveals his cash savings, stuffed into a large sports bag. Matas' fraternal instincts suddenly kick in as he decides to eagerly celebrate their long-awaited reunion. Despite their best efforts, the brothers struggle to connect. They visit a traditional Christmas party at the Lithuanian Parish, where Andrius must confront the culture he left behind, years ago. The festivities continue into the early morning, with Matas leading the way. Over the course of the night, Andrius realizes his brother isn't living the ... Written by Tomas Vengris

  • Stoned Debates I: Is Marriage an Outdated Institution

    Stoned Debates I: Is Marriage an Outdated Institution (2012)
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  • Stoned Debates I: Highlights

    Stoned Debates I: Highlights (2012)
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  • The Walk

    The Walk (2011)
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  • The Daily Habit

    The Daily Habit (2008 - 2011)
    Television (Music, Sport and Talk-Show) Camera and Electrical Department Telecast weeknights on FUEL TV, "The Daily Habit" gives viewers a half-hour with their favorite riders from the worlds of surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding, BMX & FMX. Host Pat Parnell mixes it up with today's top action sports personalities including Tony Hawk, Shaun White, Brian Deegan, Andy Irons, Gretchen Bleiler, Hannah Teter, and many, many more. "The Daily Habit" also features in-studio celebrity interviews and live performances from cutting-edge musicians. Each episode is filled with entertaining segments that take an irreverent look into all aspects of action sports, the music industry, and the world of entertainment. Whether it is fashion, art, films, concerts, competitions, "The Daily Habit" has it covered! Written by Fuel TV

  • The Glee Project

    The Glee Project (2011)
    Television (Reality-TV) Editor A groundbreaking 10-episode competition series that finds and trains a group of extraordinarily talented performers, who compete against one another to win a guest starring role on 'Glee.' From thousands of entries, and an exhaustive nationwide talent search, the series uncovers a unique group of artists from both professional and amateur backgrounds, proving every underdog has a fighting chance at stardom. Written by Anonymous

  • Thespians

    Thespians (2010)
    Film (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department Thespians tells the heart-warming story of four troupes and their journey to the largest high school theatre competition in the world.

  • It's Closer Than You Think

    It's Closer Than You Think (2010)
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  • The Only Band in Town

    The Only Band in Town (2010)
    Film (Documentary, Short, Biography and Drama) Cinematographer The may not be the best band in town, but they're the only band in town.

  • Lacrosse the Nations

    Lacrosse the Nations (2009)
    Film (Documentary, Short and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department Using lacrosse and the universal language of sport, Lacrosse the Nations brings unity, hope, and joy into the heart of the difficult and impoverished communities worldwide. Lacrosse the Nations is a collection of lacrosse enthusiasts bonded together by a common desire: to encourage, serve, and uphold kids through the sheer excitement of teaching and sharing in the game. Written by Anonymous

  • Day of Light

    Day of Light (2009)
    Film (Documentary and Music) Cinematographer Entering what appears to be a war-zone, La Chureca, is actually a trash dump in Nicaragua home to over 1,500 people. Walk alongside musician Braddigan from sunrise to sunset as he is joined by hundreds of students, artists, athletes, and musicians as they break down emotional, physical, and cultural barriers, while reawakening the dreams, imagination, and hope of the people who live there. Written by Love, Light, and Melody

  • Firsthand

    Firsthand (2009)
    Television (Reality-TV and Sport) Cinematographer Firsthand follows the daily lives of professional action sports athletes. Athletes include skateboarders, surfers, snowboarders, wakeboarders, bmx riders and freestyle motocross riders.

  • Where Is Puerto Plata?

    Where Is Puerto Plata? (2009)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer In New York City a local surfer finds himself on a long and frustrating weekend commute to get to the local beach break, only to be let down by the comical lack of surf. Meanwhile another surfer (Played by Tyler Breuer, co-founder of the NYSFF) and his girlfriend take a flight to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic to getaway from the city life. They find rest, relaxation, waves, and even a little romance. Written by Gareth Cox

  • Mother and Child

    Mother and Child (2009)
    Film (Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Almost forty years ago, a young girl of fourteen has sex, gets pregnant, and gives her baby up for adoption. Fast-forwarding to the present day, we meet three very different women, each of whom struggles to maintain control of their lives. There's Elizabeth, a smart and successful lawyer who uses her body to her advantage. Any time she feels that she doesn't have the upper hand, and cannot control the situation, she uses her sex appeal - whether that be starting a romance with her boss when she suspects he is trying to start one himself, or finding some way to control her overly friendly neighbor and husband. Karen, meanwhile, is a bitter health care professional who obviously has a lot of heart but never shows it. She gave up a daughter at the age of fourteen (wonderfully shown rather than told, she is the young girl and mother of Elizabeth), and has never gotten over it - her bitterness inspiring her to lash out at everyone around her - even the gentle man at work who is undeniably ... Written by Sony Pictures Classics

  • Saving Face

    Saving Face (2008)
    Film (Documentary) Cinematographer On the surface, Matt Kern was a teenager that had everything. He was MVP on his high school football and basketball teams... elected class president... son of respected upper-middle class parents living in the Redlands of Miami. But one night in March of 1988, Matt Kern and his friends go out to steal a car for fun and end up committing murder. SAVING FACE profiles the personal journey of Matt Kern through the Florida Criminal Justice System and in the process poses hard questions about crime, punishment, the nature of redemption and the healing power of faith. Written by H. James Gilmore

  • Happy Talk

    Happy Talk (2007)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Producer It's just another day in the Sunshine State for Arturo Deegan as he tries to ditch his job as a real estate agent and hide from his overbearing mother-- all the while searching for true love.

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