Tommy Oceanak

Tommy Oceanak

Cinematographer in North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

About Tommy

Name: Tommy Oceanak

Lives in: North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

Occupation: Cinematographer

Credits

  • Traded

    Traded (2016)
    Film (Western) Camera and Electrical Department In the 1880s western drama "Traded", a father must leave his ranch for Dodge City to save his daughter from an old enemy, putting his reputation as the fastest draw in the west to the test.

  • Small Fish

    Small Fish (2016)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • Straw Dolls

    Straw Dolls (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama and History) Camera and Electrical Department On April 24th 1915 the Ottoman Empire began the systematic execution of its Armenian subjects, this will be known in history as the Armenian Genocide. Straw Dolls begins in the later months of 1915 in the Eastern Regions of Armenia. In a isolated farming village live Kevork Kachichian (Marco Khan) and his daughter Tamar (Michelle Yolyan). Rumors have been spreading through out the village that the Turkish soldiers are to start deporting their village. In an attempt to avoid deportation he and his daughter are packing their homestead. Tamar pleads with her father to wait for their friends, but Kevork knows that time is not on their side. Just as the last box is placed on the cart, a mounted Turkish Captain (Anthony Skordi) can be seen rounding the mountainside. In a last ditch effort Kevork hides his daughter. As the convoy approached his home Kevork sees that their friends have been captured, Lucine (Mary Apick) and her daughter Aylne (Celine Talia). Kevork attempts to convince the ...

  • Bastard

    Bastard (2015)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer On the day he is to film his first comedy special, comedian George Harmon finds out that his ex-wife may be pregnant with his child.

  • Long Lost

    Long Lost (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer A pop singer tries to reconnect with someone from her past.

  • The Right Hand of God

    The Right Hand of God (2015)
    Film (Short, Action, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department After a student of Michelle Ainsley's goes missing, she reaches out to her ex-husband, private security drone pilot Alexander Pike for help. Driven by his desire to protect Michelle, and his suspicion of her new boyfriend Dylan Reed, Pike begins to use a drone to search for the girl, while keeping an eye on his ex-wife.

  • Thirsty

    Thirsty (2015)
    Film (Short and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Roommates Mitch and Jess become the targets for a killer who uses dating apps to stalk his victims. The two playfully banter as they get ready for their respective nights - Jess with her Tinder date and Mitch who has decided to "order in" a guy from Grindr. When Jess leaves, the messages become more menacing and Mitch realizes that he may not be alone in the apartment after all.

  • The Storybook Killer

    The Storybook Killer (2015)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Four friends return to an abandoned theme park seeking answers to a mysterious disappearance from years before.

  • The Birthday

    The Birthday (2015)
    Film (Short and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department A young man's life takes a twisted turn as he ventures into the wild with his pregnant wife.

  • Death at a Prom

    Death at a Prom (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department On prom night, anything is possible: love, heartbreak, even death. Following two friends who accidentally end up as ghosts in limbo after an accident, Death at a Prom tells the story of a relationship at a crossroads. When there's no time left, what do you take with you, and what do you leave on the table?

  • Refugee: The Eritrean Exodus

    Refugee: The Eritrean Exodus (2015)
    Film (Documentary) Cinematographer Follow Chris Cotter, an American traveler, as he explores a common migration path through Ethiopia and into Israel, tracking the plight of Eritrean refugees.

  • Mexican Donald Trump

    Mexican Donald Trump (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Scarlett

    Scarlett (2014)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Young Scarlett is haunted by the death of her father, increasingly convinced that his "suicide" was actually an act of murder.

  • Sin Frontera

    Sin Frontera (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Inspired by true events, Monica and Gabriel are a couple struggling to survive both a decaying relationship and a broken immigration system after a deportation tears them apart. While Gabriel is stuck in a dangerous city, they both remember how they fell in love and make a vow to rekindle their romance in order to prevail and reunite through an unconventional method. Love will transcend any boundary. Written by Anonymous

  • Onkar

    Onkar (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Onkar "MC Encore" Singh prays before every show his rap group, The Katalysts, performs in. He doesn't pray because of superstition but he prays to thank God for blessing him with the freedom and ability to do what he loves: make great hip hop music. For the past two years, Onkar and his two friends, Wazz and DJ Ghost-1, have split time between finishing their college studies and building a reputation as one of Los Angeles' promising young rap act. Onkar's musical ambitions have built a rift between him and his father Gurjeevan who wants Onkar to focus more on his studies. A talent scout for a small but growing rap label is coming to their upcoming show and if they do well, The Katalysts may finally make the transition from unsigned hype to underground sensation. And the night of the show, they kill it. But the price of success is high. The record label wants Onkar to cease wearing his dastar when promoting the group and to cut his hair. The deal is contingent upon Onkar's decision and... Written by Kali Baker Johnson

  • Andre Foster

    Andre Foster (2014)
    Film (Short, Action, Drama and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department This is for lovers of character driven films. It's an understated drama about boxing that flies by due to solid performances, gripping cinematography, and tight editing. This project was recently nominated by the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) for best student film. Results will be known by the end of June. Written by Anonymous

  • Student Driver

    Student Driver (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Trunk

    Trunk (2014)
    Film (Short, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A young couple cope with the death of their child and the disturbing presence of a mysterious man.

  • Wonder Donuts

    Wonder Donuts (2014)
    Film (Short) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Muse

    Muse (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department My American Muse is a story of one man's idealized, bittersweet experience of falling in love and evolving as a young artist in a foreign country. Eric Nilson, a young Norwegian artist seeking artistic inspiration in Los Angeles, meets and falls head-over-heels in love with the beautiful Heidi. At the same time, Eric meets Chloe, who falls madly in love with him. Now Eric must decide whether he wants to pursue the gorgeous, hard-to-land Heidi, or the willing, down-to-earth Chloe. In the spirit of Eric Rohmer and the French New Wave, Ezra Lunel tells this story as an ode to art and literature, designed as a memoir of Eric's first falling in love experience, that is both dialogue-driven and visually compelling. Written by Anonymous

  • Veritas

    Veritas (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department With the guidance from Angelo (Travis Hinson, XXX: State Of The Union), Leo (Philip Duca) faces the impulse of reality and agony of choice to mend his relationships with his mother (Debi Mae West, Despicable Me) and girlfriend (Alana Kerr) after receiving the verdict of his fate. Written by Miguel Berg

  • Blue Collar Boys

    Blue Collar Boys (2013)
    Film (Action) Camera and Electrical Department Tired of the daily grind, construction worker Charlie "Red" Redkin (Gabe Fazio, The Place Beyond the Pines) and his lifelong friends are fed up with the fight for money. When ruthless developer Gene (Ed Setrakian, The Sopranos) and his greedy son Ira (Lev Gorn, The Americans) force the construction business run by Red's father Senior (Bruce Kirkpatrick, The Wire) into debt, desperation and rage twist into a relentless need for revenge. As the pressure of a foreclosure threatens his family's home, Red and his friends are propelled into a life of crime to get cash fast. But when the deceit and corruption become too heavy a burden, "the boys" are pushed to the edge. Together, they are faced with a dilemma that will test their morals, faith, and ultimately, their loyalties to each other. In a world that refuses to let the workingman thrive, they want a better way. Their American dream was stolen, but they will steal it back. Written by Anonymous

  • Little Goat

    Little Goat (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Ren, a young orphaned girl with a disfigured face, has always dreamed of being loved and accepted in a dystopian Los Angeles where beauty is not only an ideal, but law. When she is captured and taken to Mr. Nofsker's Home For Beautiful Angels, whose failing proprietor was once known for miraculous transformations, she soon learns that beauty is demented and comes with tragic consequences. Written by Anonymous

  • Being Doug

    Being Doug (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department When a shy puppeteer, Doug, magically switches bodies with his puppet, Sid, he must learn to gain control of Sid before he loses the woman that he loves.

  • The Bright Side

    The Bright Side (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, Musical and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department With a nation on the brink of war in December of 1941, a young theater performer who dreams of becoming a Hollywood star lets go of his past fears to try to win over the girl of his dreams.

  • D-Day

    D-Day (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer A world without dicks.

  • Gone Are the Days

    Gone Are the Days (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A young couple with plans of running away from home after high school graduation have their relationship tested when they're forced to reveal their true character.

  • Magniloquent

    Magniloquent (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department A lazy, outspoken film school senior is required to complete a thesis movie before graduation, all the while sharing and apartment with his senile Grandma, a washed up experimental filmmaker with the energy of a teenager. Failing grades, economic stress, and a heavy case of writer's block impedes his last hope in gaining the acceptance of his peers by making a superior film than his overrated classroom nemesis. Written by Anonymous

  • Helen

    Helen (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A day in the life of Helen, as her world spins out of control.

  • Zombielust

    Zombielust (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Horror and Romance) Cinematographer A nerdy college guy tries to exploit a zombie apocalypse in order to have sex with the hottest girl in school.

  • Soon to Be Infamous

    Soon to Be Infamous (2012)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A young ambitious writer is hired by a dying man to pen his biography.

  • Dick

    Dick (2012)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • 1000 Li

    1000 Li (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A Korean-American seminary student prepares to give his first sermon, but finds himself constantly disrupted by his sex-crazed upstairs neighbor.

  • Changing the Game

    Changing the Game (2012)
    Film (Action, Crime and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department An epic tale about a supremely intelligent young African-American male who rises from the ferocious and oppressive streets of North Philadelphia to being a shining star in the lucrative world of high finance at Wall Street's most prestigious firm. However, he soon finds that the white-collar world is filled with crime and death just like the drug-filled hood he left behind. His only chance of survival is to fully integrate a mysterious gift from a slain childhood friend fully into the fabric of his character. Written by Rel Dowdell

  • Last Man Standing

    Last Man Standing (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Party Smashers

    Party Smashers (2011)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • Skin & Bones - Tattoos in the Life of the American Sailor

    Skin & Bones - Tattoos in the Life of the American Sailor (2009)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Firing Johnson

    Firing Johnson (2007)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department An over-the-top comedy satirizing the business world.

  • Behind the Flames: As the Fire Burns

    Behind the Flames: As the Fire Burns (2006)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

Education

  • Chapman University (Orange, CA)
    (2012-2015)

  • Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ)
    (2005-2009)

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