Jerry Roe has worked as a free lance photographer/cinematographer/videographer since 1968. After attending The "Famous Photographers School" of Westport, Connecticut, (https://hyperallergic.com/317553/work-by-irving-penn-and-other-teachers-...) He started his formal career in 35MM, medium format and 4X5 still photography as well as 16MM cinematography, Beta cam and digital video production. His specialties include; Interior and exterior architectural illustration, project progress and continuity photography. As well as special events, corporate functions, weddings and formal portraits. He worked on a camera crew for North Bergen N.J. community cable TV from 1972-1977 covering community news; high school sports events and town social events. He worked with Levolor Lorenzen producing proprietary training films, high speed and thermal image videos for their engineering dept.
In 1974, he Founded- “Pieces of Eight Productions”.
His films include; “On Every Sunday” 1974, a short documentary about the sport of Go-Karting.“
“At The Zoo” 1979, is a short documentary showing children’s first interactions with animals in a petting zoo.
After a long hiatus from indie film-making, Jerry has returned with his Latest productions.
“Who Are the People?” 2015, is a documentary that examines the connection between corporate interests, the US government and the media.
“Antonio’s Journey” 2016, is a documentary about an orphaned immigrant’s pursuit of the American dream.
In 1977, Jerry developed and patented a vertical multi-reel Super 8 post production system. Patent # 4136936.
Name: Jerry Roe
Lives in: Bushkill, Pennsylvania
Company: Pieces of Eight Productions
Occupation: Cinematographer, Director of Photography, Filmmaker, Photographer (Still) and Editor
Unique traits: Electo-mechanical technician.
Steve Brosky Promo
Film (short) by Pieces of Eight Productions/Director Filmmaker Introducing Steve Brosky... a popular songwriter/musician based in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
I Can Tie My Shoes
Film (short) by Malakai Entertainment/Michael Patrick Owens (Drama) Cinematographer/DP A homeless veteran is down on his luck but carries an optimistic view and believes karma will get him to where he is to be, however, he gets there through a businesswoman with a secret that she has hidden for years. Together they help each other in an unexpected way.
Creative Insights In Your Arms Steve Brosky
Film (short) by Pieces of Eight Productions/Director Jerry Roe (Documentary) Filmmaker In depth video interview of the creative process behind the making of " In Your Arms" production by Lehigh Valley Film Crew and Oct 14 Publishing and Artist Management. Steve Brosky- Musician- Featuring Trisha Thompson- Director and Michael B. Judkins- Producer. 2017
Tides of Wyrd
Film (short) by Louise Devery (Drama and Western) Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8muxZ7rhgU Western Love story, After 37 years Jenny reconnects with Larry, her first love.
Flip Of A Coin
Film (short) by Trisha Thompson (Drama) Editor/color correction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_SaNblB94Q&feature=youtu.be&ytbChannel=null
From The Earth
Film (short) by Lois Silver (Documentary and History) Cinematographer A Tribute to the Slate Belt Heritage and Culture” is a retelling of the American immigrant experience; a diary of life in the small, post-industrial region of the Slate Belt and an elegy to a dying slate industry. The film tells this story through interviews with historians, retired slate workers, archival footage, and historic photos. Through public projects, the residents find a way to acknowledge the indelible imprint slate has made on their culture. They also find a potential way forward by reaffirming their identity as they celebrate their culture.
"Who Are "The People?"
Documentary by Pieces of Eight Productions/Director Filmmaker This video reveals the misinformation fed to the public to ensure corporate success and the destruction of America. It delivers critical knowledge to the people illustrating who really controls this Country. It exposes the illusion of freedom that most of our citizens are living under.
From Fat to Finish Line
Documentary by Media Meld Studios/Angela Lee Camera operator-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiGyRB4w5rM The journey of 12 people who share the common bond of losing 100 pounds on average and then embarking on one of the biggest challenges of their lives - the 200 mile mega distance Ragnar Relay Race.
From Fat To Finish Line
Film by Media Meld Studios-Angela Lee DOP-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_Y_U72TBVM Music video-DOP on recording studio shots
Famous Photographers School