John P. Jack Beckett

John Beckett

Beckett Motion Picture
Cinematographer

Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California

Member Since:
November 2014
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About John

My father, a DP, put me in the union as punishment for not becoming a dentist. I spent almost fifty years shooting movies. An Intense interest in telescope design and CCD imaging chips won me a position at JPL Spent six years becoming a rocket scientist and returned to Hollywood to develop imaging systems appropriate to the making of high-value content. Just finished high-performance 4K film scanner

Unique traits: Double jointed thumb. Better than good pool player

Loglines

  • The Park

    The Park Other Felliniesque view of father son dynamic

Awards

  • Telly - Marks Toys
    (1972)

  • Telly - Clorox

  • US Patent #5,852,502

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