Randall P. Dark

Randall P. Dark

Randall Dark Productions

Director, producer and cinematographer in Austin, Texas

About Randall

Randall Dark is a pioneer within the digital media industry and renowned expert in emerging technologies. Dark and his companies, including Randall Dark Productions, have been involved in countless high-definition (HD) projects including feature films, documentaries, commercials, music videos, corporate presentations, product launches, and live events, and he has received one of the International Electronic Cinema Festival's (IECF) top honors, The Pioneer Award, in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the success of HD. HD programs directed by Dark have received awards from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Telly, IECF, Communicator, Aurora, Axiem, WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, Videographer, The American Corporate Video Awards, and Cinema Chicago. In 2007, during the making of "Closing Escrow," Dark earned an Independent Filmmaker Award for Achievement from the Maxell Corporation. He also served as executive producer of the independent feature "Angels Sing," released in November 2013. Dark is a member of the Academy.


Name: Randall P. Dark

Lives in: Austin, Texas

Company: Randall Dark Productions

Occupation: Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Screenwriter, Playwright and Theatre Director

Credits

  • Bigfoot

    Bigfoot (2017)
    Film by Matt Sommerfield (Action and Thriller) Producer For millenniums Bigfoot has silently protected the world and man from himself, yet the evil of industry brings him out of the darkness to battle for the total control of nature; the North Dakota Badlands live up to its name-Hell on earth.

  • Moving Images

    Moving Images (2016)
    Film by Howard Lukk (Documentary) Producer The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is producing a documentary on the intriguing history of motion-imaging technology to celebrate the Society's centennial anniversary in 2016. The film will expose the human element behind epic engineering feats and technological achievements, examining the ways it has advanced the artistic element of content creation. The documentary will serve as a celebration of the ingenuity, invention, and personalities that are responsible for many important works of art while demonstrating how SMPTE's important work on industry education and standards has guided the technology.

  • Redemption on the River

    Redemption on the River (2013)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Adventure) Producer, Director, Cinematographer

  • Angels Sing

    Angels Sing (2013)
    Film by Tim McCanlies (Comedy, Drama and Family) Producer As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife and well-intentioned parents. But when his young son faces a tragedy, Michael needs to make amends with his past. A mysterious man named Nick gives Michael a gift and instills in him the courage to find the joy that he lost. Written by Anonymous

  • Seadrift vs. the Big Guy

    Seadrift vs. the Big Guy (2012)
    Film by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director, Cinematographer June 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the world's toughest canoe race and the first entry of all go, light prep, get it done Jeff McAdams into the race. This project will document the personalities, history, and traditions of the world's toughest canoe race while it follows Jeff, a larger-than-life, big and brash jokester as he paddles from San Marcos to Sea Drift with his wits, a few bottles of water, minimal training, and a significant amount of grit. All because his friends said he couldn't. Although Jeff has participated in triathlons, half marathons , and the 100 mile Nijmegen race in previous years, participation in the Safari may prove to be his undoing. Can his pride and determination overcome years of beer and cigarettes? One thing is for certain. Whether or not Jeff is able to make it, this is going to be funny. With his self depreciating humor and infectious laugh, the mishaps and triumphs will be good entertainment. Written by Anonymous

  • Makarios: A Rising Tide

    Makarios: A Rising Tide (2011)
    Film by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director, Cinematographer "MAKARIOS: A RISING TIDE" is a High Definition documentary that explores the story of Makarios. Shot on location in the Dominican Republic by a team of seasoned veterans, the program will introduce viewers to the daily struggles of these villagers, the animosity between Dominicans and Haitians and a seemingly endless cycle of extreme poverty. Viewers will get an inside look at this remarkable school and the ways in which it's fostering harmony and raising the next generation out of the grips of hunger and disease. Through on-camera interviews, this documentary will provide insight from the school's founder and the teachers who have given up the luxury of life in the USA to live among bitterly impoverished villagers. It is their story of gritty humanitarianism that will grip the heart. They are making a difference, one little child at a time. Written by Randall P. Dark

  • Stone Forest

    Stone Forest (2011)
    Film (short) by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director, Cinematographer One of the 8 natural wonders of the world, the Stone Forest in the Yunnan Province of China is amazing.

  • Boatmen

    Boatmen (2011)
    Film (short) by Terry Jones (Adventure) Producer, Cinematographer World famous boatmen travel rivers of the world.

  • Sevierville in 3D

    Sevierville in 3D (2010)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Reality-TV) Producer, Director, Cinematographer

  • 3 Cities in 3D

    3 Cities in 3D (2010)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Reality-TV) Producer, Director, Cinematographer With awe-inspiring natural wonders and plenty of thrilling attractions, 3 Cities in 3D will feature the beauty, fun and excitement of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee in 3D.

  • Dolly Parton's Hometown Story

    Dolly Parton's Hometown Story (2010)
    Film (short) by Shane Marr Producer, Cinematographer Dolly Parton talks about growing up in her home town her father and her career and what is most important to her.

  • One Peace at a Time

    One Peace at a Time (2009)
    Film by Turk Pipkin (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department Filmed in 20 countries, with the insights of Nobel Laureates: Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize), Steve Chu (Nobel Prize Physics and President Obama's Secretary of Energy) & Desmond Tutu (Nobel Peace Prize) with Helene Gayle (CEO of CARE, International) & special appearance by American legend Willie Nelson Written by monterey media

  • Closing Escrow

    Closing Escrow (2007)
    Film by Kent Llewellyn (Comedy) Producer Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.

  • Great Cities of Europe

    Great Cities of Europe (2005)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director, Cinematographer Explore some of the very best sites, sounds and tastes Europe has to offer. This series takes you from one European hot spot to the next, introducing you to famous landmarks as well as great places to sleep, eat and soak up the culture.

  • Fiesta in the Sky

    Fiesta in the Sky (2005)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark Producer, Director, Cinematographer This program chronicles the 1998 Kodak International Balloon Fiesta, a colorful nine-day event that takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, every October. Archival film footage and interviews with fiesta participants reveal the history of the event, how the balloons work and why the fiesta is the most popular ballooning event in the world. FIESTA IN THE SKY brings viewers some of the competitions that occur during the event as well as the spectacular ritual of the 'glow,' when many of the colorful balloons light their burners in unison, creating a magnificent spectacle of color and light. Written by Dark, Randall P.

  • In HD Reel Look

    In HD Reel Look (2004)
    Television Producer, Director, Cinematographer

  • European Getaways

    European Getaways (2004)
    Television Producer, Director, Cinematographer

  • Texas Wild

    Texas Wild (2004)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark Producer, Director, Cinematographer Extreme close up encounters in the state of Texas with wildlife, including snakes. Music and Narration. The programs length is 30 minutes. 1080i HD

  • Wild Hawaii

    Wild Hawaii (2004)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director, Cinematographer A wealth of recreational activity and wildlife adventures can be had in beautiful Hawaii. By the time you finish watching this program you'll be ready to visit and breathe in that ocean air!

  • Bridge Dwellers: The Bats of Austin

    Bridge Dwellers: The Bats of Austin (2004)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director, Cinematographer The Congress Ave. Bridge, located just a few blocks down from the capitol building in Austin, TX is home to an amazing group of creatures. Mexican Free-Tailed Bats! Intended for youngsters, 'Bridge Dwellers' will also interest adults and even teach them a thing or two about bats as well! 1080i HD Written by Dark, Randall

  • Thunder on the Brazos

    Thunder on the Brazos (2004)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director, Cinematographer This documentary takes a look at the sport of Drag Boat Racing. Shot on location in Waco, TX, 'Thunder on the Brazos' is an adrenaline junkie's dream come true.

  • Wyoming Wild

    Wyoming Wild (2004)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director, Cinematographer Extreme close up encounters with wildlife,including bears, moose and bison in beautiful Wyoming. Music and Narration. The programs length is 30 minutes. 1080i HD

  • Mega Yachts: Monte Carlo

    Mega Yachts: Monte Carlo (2004)
    TV Movie by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director Travel program about yachts in Monte Carlo, with narration and music.

  • Artist in the Round

    Artist in the Round (2003)
    Television Producer, Director, Cinematographer

  • Living in Walter's World

    Living in Walter's World (2003)
    Film (short) by Phil Kaufmann (Comedy and Drama) Producer Walter has the perfect life. Or does he? It feels a little like a sitcom... And where is that laughter coming from?

  • Matisse & Picasso: A Gentle Rivalry

    Matisse & Picasso: A Gentle Rivalry (2001)
    Television by Rob Tranchin (Biography) Producer Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso were two of the greatest painters of the 20th Century.It is a story of Competition, envy and resentment between the Spanish ex-patriate Picasso (1881- 1973) and the French artist Matisse (1869-1954).Although Matisse's art,including his painting "The Blue Nude" was considered quite scandalous for it's time in turn of the century Paris, and despite their twelve year age difference, the two legends continued to inspire each others work for decades. Written by Walter Down

  • A Most Significant Journey

    A Most Significant Journey (2001)
    TV Movie by Fred Miller (Documentary) Cinematographer Chronicles the life-changing impact of Baylor University. How are lives transformed by this journey that guides "us as we onward go?"

  • Navajo Weaving

    Navajo Weaving (1999)
    Film (short) by Randall P. Dark Producer, Director This documentary focuses on the craft of Navajo Blanket Weaving demonstrated by the Begay family. Three generations of women share their expertise and show us how they take wool through the dying process, prepare it for weaving, prepare the loom and finally create a beautiful masterpiece. Written by Randall P. Dark

  • Trinity River Raft Ride

    Trinity River Raft Ride (1998)
    Film (short) by Randall P. Dark (Documentary) Producer, Director Trinity River Raft Ride at the Living Science Center in Arlington, Texas.

  • To Dream of Roses

    To Dream of Roses (1990)
    Film by Keith Melton Producer

  • Chasing Rainbows

    Chasing Rainbows (1988)
    Television Camera and Electrical Department

Awards

  • Astrolabium Award - Chiba Japan
    (2001)

  • International Electronic Cinema - Pioneer Awawd
    (2001)

  • Telly
    (2000)

Education

  • University of Ottawa

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