David Rakoczy

David Rakoczy

Cinematographer at www.DavidRakoczy.com
Cinematographer, Director of Photography and Camera Operator

Atlanta, Georgia

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About David

Cinematographer with over 25 years of Hollywood filmmaking experience including three HBO Films and an HBO World Premier (Asylum - starring Robert Patrick and Malcolm McDowell), and just wrapped a picture with Paul Sorvino (Hybrids). I own a set of Cooke Super35 Mini S4i Prime Lenses, Sony F3 Camera recording to KiPro S-Log RAW, Lighting & Grip.

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Credits

  • Ben & Ara

    Ben & Ara (2016)
    Film (Drama) Cinematographer Religious and cultural tensions escalate when an African Islamic woman has an affair with an agnostic man.

  • Siboney

    Siboney (2016)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer After settling into Havana, Abigail Allaway and her business savvy husband(Rene) bargain their amnesty with the Batista Regime. When she discovers Rene's body in their Caribbean cabana Abigail is propelled into a world of corrupt officials and mobsters who are all after a mysterious item that was in his possession. Layers of scandal and murder are unfolded beneath this ever-changing mystery of political influence and espionage as Abigail races against time to escape the encroaching revolution. With every question she answers she is thrown deeper and deeper into a thickening plot surrounding her inescapable past and a secret that could reveal her late husband's true intentions. Written by ARE[us]

  • The Pizza Joint

    The Pizza Joint (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Cinematographer In the town of Greensville, where Cannabis is recently legal, Thomas (Timothy Delaghetto) and Anthony (Anthony Guajardo) run the best pizza joint in town, Phu-King Pizza! They have a deal in place with ex-dealer-turn-business-man, Playa Playa (Noel G), to use his most coveted strain, "Jamaican Goddess," and infuse it directly in to the pizza sauce. Just as business is looking up, they discover on pay day that the $20k owed to Playa Playa has been stolen. The duo, along with their band of misfit employees, are given until midnight to pay the debt... or else. Written by Anonymous

  • Against the Odds

    Against the Odds (2016)
    Television (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department Amazingly well done documentary style series that utilizes interviews of the real men involved in extraordinary military conflict situations that, Against the Odds, lived to tell their story of heroism and resiliency. A great use of real world action clips from the battles themselves from all wars including WWII, Vietnam, Korea and Iraq. What some of these units of men went though to, in many cases, change the course of the wars is absolutely inspiring. Written by Robert Fargo

  • Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre

    Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre (2015)
    TV Movie (Action, Horror and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer When a fracking environmental accident rips apart the earth's crust, the resulting hole lets out prehistoric sharks from underground. The sharks target a group of women and trap them in a cabin.

  • The Hammer of Hank Aaron

    The Hammer of Hank Aaron (2015)
    Film (Documentary and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew Hank Aaron helped turned the game of baseball into the National Pastime that it is today. Through the use of rare and enhanced archival material, state-of-the-art production techniques and fresh historical and psychological perspectives THE HAMMER OF HANK AARON enthusiastically and unapologetically presents the story of an American icon. An unexpected conqueror who rose from obscurity and the depths of adversity to challenge a god. Victory came at a great price, but Hank Aaron never wavered in the fight for civil rights. Written by Major League Baseball

  • Hybrids

    Hybrids (2014)
    Film (Adventure, Comedy, Family and Horror) Cinematographer A movie about a dysfunctional family of vampires and witches, it is mostly focused on the two children who are hybrids.

  • Blue Angels: A Year in the Life

    Blue Angels: A Year in the Life (2005)
    Television (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • Scorcher

    Scorcher (2002)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department After a disastrous nuclear accident, scientists discover the earth's tectonic plates are shifting and creating immense pressure that will destroy the earth in a fiery global eruption, and it's up to a few top scientists to find a way to stop it! Written by Yocke

  • Doomsdayer

    Doomsdayer (2000)
    Film (Action) Cinematographer An international anti-terrorist organization has a mission to track down weapons of mass destruction before they fall into the wrong hands. They discover the existence of a powerful weapon called the Doomsdayer, which is capable of triggerring the meltdown of every nuclear power plant of Earth. Mission specialist Jack Logan (Joe Lara) i assigned to travel halfway around to find Max Gast (Udo Kier), the owner of this terrible weapon, and track him until he can locate the device. But the device has already been activated and the seven-days countdown has begun. Written by antonielsen@yahoo.it

  • Durango Kids

    Durango Kids (1999)
    Film (Family, Fantasy and Western) Cinematographer Four kids slip through a hole in time when they discover a hidden mine shaft that transports them to the old Wild West. Their magical journey takes them to a place where they encounter thieving bandits, pandemonium and adventure in their pursuit of lost gold. What the youngsters don't know is that their Principal is trying to capture the lost treasure first. Now the gang has to stick together to find the hidden gold before their evil Principal locates the loot for himself! Adventure has a new Posse! Written by Anonymous

  • Michael Jordan: An American Hero

    Michael Jordan: An American Hero (1999)
    TV Movie (Biography, Drama and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • The Next Tenant

    The Next Tenant (1998)
    Film Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The Refugee

    The Refugee (1998)
    Film Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • Men in White

    Men in White (1998)
    TV Movie (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department Two garbagemen (Tom Wilson, Karim Prince) are picked up by aliens to be experimented on and they become the lead in stopping the ultimate alien invasion which is secretly being planned by a weak Dr. Strangelove clone (Wigald Boning as Strangemeister). Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

  • Lancelot: Guardian of Time

    Lancelot: Guardian of Time (1997)
    Film (Action, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer Merlin sends Lancelot du Lac through time in order to protect a young Arthur before he becomes king. However due to an accident Lancelot and Arthur are thrown into the future with Wolvencroft and his bodyguard Blackpool. Lancelot must team up with a writer and computer programmer in order to save the young king from Wolvencroft's schemes. Written by Gothbert <gothbert@cyberramp.net>

  • Asylum

    Asylum (1997)
    Film (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Cinematographer A private investigator, mentally disturbed by his father's suicide, goes undercover in a mental institution to discover the murderer of a friend who was a doctor at the clinic. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

  • Silk Stalkings

    Silk Stalkings (1996 - 1997)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Cassandra "Cassy" St. John and Tom Ryan are the new duo in town. It is now their job to catch the killers of Palm Beach. They are ex-partners, who got married, and then divorced. Now they are partnered together again. Rita left the show to care for her and Chris's unborn child. Written by <silkstalkings@usa.net>

  • Passion and Romance: Double Your Pleasure

    Passion and Romance: Double Your Pleasure (1997)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Romance novelist Kathleen Connell meets the suave Jack at one of her book signings. He asks for a date, and she agrees. Through various mishaps, their date is postponed twice, and we are shown the erotic wanderings of Kathleen's mind as her next book is written in her head... Written by Jason A. Cormier <wildrose@mindspring.com>

  • Playboy Video Centerfold: Playmate of the Year Julie Lynn Cialini

    Playboy Video Centerfold: Playmate of the Year Julie Lynn Cialini (1996)
    Video (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • Caged Hearts

    Caged Hearts (1996)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Kate and Sharon kill a man in self defense and are framed by the justice system. They are put in prison and forced into prostitution. With the help of their defense attorney, they devise a plan to bust out of prison and hopefully expose the group of corrupt politicians, judges, lawyers, etc. who put them there in the first place. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

  • Twin Sitters

    Twin Sitters (1994)
    Film (Comedy and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department An evil business executive (played by George Lazenby), is releasing dangerous toxins and the Barbarian Brothers set out to stop his evil work.

  • Rorschach

    Rorschach (1993)
    Film (Thriller) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • No Secrets

    No Secrets (1991)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Three childhood girlfriends reunite at the parents' remote cottage where they try and come to grips with their separate development and diverging interests. Then a man with a secret shows up and lies his way into their situation. They take turns falling in love with him and then suspecting he is not being level with them, which causes a strain in their already strained relationship. Eventually they must make a decision on whether to get rid of him or flee. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

  • Puppetmaster

    Puppetmaster (1989)
    Video (Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Neil Gallagher found the secret to Toulon's puppets who come to life and then killed himself. Alex and his psychic friends come to investigate and are stalked by Toulon's puppets who have a variety of strange traits including a drill for a head and the ability to spit up leeches. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

  • One Man Force

    One Man Force (1989)
    Film (Action, Crime and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department In this action packed film, an L.A. cop speeds off to get revenge upon the dirty drug-dealing dogs who killed his partner Written by Amsell Entertainment

  • The Heist

    The Heist (1989)
    TV Movie (Romance and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Neil Skinner, once a San Diego racetrack-security consultant, is now an ex-con who was framed by his ex-partner, Ebbet. Ebbet now controls track security as well as Neil's ex-girlfriend, Sheila. Neil now wants to revenge himself by stealing the day's take, and he enlists the help of several track regulars, including a janitor, a security guard, an and an ambulance driver. The money switches hands, cars chase each other over the Mexican border and back, and it's a struggle to see who will out-con whom. Written by Kathy Li

  • Society

    Society (1989)
    Film (Comedy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Bill is worried that he is 'different' to his sister and parents. They mix with other 'upper class' people while Bill is more down to earth. Even his girlfriend seems a bit odd. All is revealed when Bill returns home to find a party in full swing. Not for the weak of stomach. Written by Rob Hartill

  • Hit List

    Hit List (1989)
    Film (Thriller and Action) Camera and Electrical Department Gangster boss Vincent Luca shall appear in court to account for his crimes - but he has a man at the police who tells him names and locations of the witnesses, so he can kill them all - but one: In the last hit, the professional killer gets into the wrong house. When the owner Mark Collins comes home, he finds his pregnant wife unconscious in the kitchen, his friend dead in the living room and his son kidnapped. The police officer wants Luca to believe he has the real witness' son and sends Collins into prison. But he manages to escape and takes things into his own hands. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

  • Fat Boys: Are You Ready for Freddy

    Fat Boys: Are You Ready for Freddy (1988)
    Video (Short, Comedy, Horror, Music and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
    Film (Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Following up the previous Nightmare film, the dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills all three of the surviving Elm Street kids. However, Kristen (who has the ability to draw others into her dreams) wills her special ability to her friend Alice before her demise. Afterwords, Alice soon realizes that Freddy is taking advantage of that unknown power she now wields to pull a new group of teenage children into his foul domain. Written by David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

  • Pumpkinhead

    Pumpkinhead (1988)
    Film (Fantasy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department After a group of bikers accidentally murder a young boy named Billy Harley his father Ed harley is devastated and the only thing he wants is revenge and goes to an old woman who is said to be a witch and conjures a demonic creature known as pumpkin head and with Revenge on his Mind unleashes him upon the bikers. Written by devint-16816

  • Patty Hearst

    Patty Hearst (1988)
    Film (Biography and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department The true story of a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970's. Her time spent with her captors made her question herself and her way of life and she joined forces with the cause that her abductors were fighting for. This created a US scandal and Patty Hearst has become a pop culture fixture. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

  • Les Français vus par

    Les Français vus par (1988)
    Television (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department In 1988, the Figaro magazine asked to a few famous directors a series of short movies, to celebrate the 10 years of the revue. The thematic : The French seen by - The movies have been released for the French revolution bicentenary.

  • Masters of the Universe

    Masters of the Universe (1987)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department On the planet Eternia, the dark lord Skeletor has taken over Castle Greyskull, and imprisoned the Sorceress, and Skeletor has begun draining the Sorceress' powers as he attempts to claim the powers of Greyskull and become master of the universe. Mighty warrior He-Man, the most powerful man in the universe and his companions: loyal soldier Man-at-Arms, his daughter Teela and a dwarf inventor named Gwildor finds themselves on Earth, by Gwildor's creation, the Cosmic Key, a device that can open portals that lead to anywhere in the galaxy, which Skeletor requires in his goal for universal conquest. But when the Cosmic Key is discovered by Julie Winston and her boyfriend Kevin Corrigan, both unaware that Earth is about to become a battleground, as Skeletor and his vile minions arrives on Earth, as they go in pursuit of He-Man and his companions who are searching for the Cosmic Key so they can return to Eternia and defeat Skeletor. Written by Daniel Williamson

  • Extremities

    Extremities (1986)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department An intended rape victim manages to escape from her attacker but leaves her purse behind. Worried that he may visit her house and finish what he has started, she contacts the police but they are unable to help, saying that she has no proof. "If he calls, let us know and we'll send a man round!" A fat load of good that would be. Her worst fears are realised when, alone one day in the house, her attacker visits and attempts again to rape her. Circumstances allow her not only to resist the attack but to turn the tables and lock him away. And that is where her dilemma really starts. Does she release him and risk another attack? Does she go to the police and risk being called a liar? Or does she kill him - and become as low as him? Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

  • Spiker

    Spiker (1986)
    Film (Drama and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew Add a Plot »

Awards

  • African Oscar for Ben & Ara

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