Dominic Mecchia

Dominic Mecchia

Crew, filmmaker and location scout in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About Dominic

Dominic Mecchia is known for his work on Warrior (2011), Unstoppable (2010) and She's Out of My League (2010).


Name: Dominic Mecchia

Lives in: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Crew, Filmmaker, Location Scout, Marketing/pr and Videographer

Credits

  • Banshee

    Banshee (2016)
    Television by Jonathan Tropper (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Transportation department Lucas Hood (Antony Starr), an ex-con and master thief assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff where he continues his criminal activities. His past seems to haunt him by those he betrayed years earlier. This ex-con imposes his own brand of justice where violence erupts at every turn in the not so quiet Amish town, Banshee, Pennsylvania. Written by megcak555

  • Love the Coopers

    Love the Coopers (2015)
    Film by Jessie Nelson (Comedy) Transportation department When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.

  • Those Who Kill

    Those Who Kill (2014)
    Television by Glen Morgan (Action, Crime and Thriller) Transportation department Follows Catherine Jensen, a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother. Written by A&E Television Networks

  • One for the Money

    One for the Money (2012)
    Film by Julie Anne Robinson (Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance and 1 More) Transportation department After losing her job, Jersey girl Stephanie Plum is broke. Needing a job she is told that her cousin, a bail bondsman, needs someone to help out in the office. But the only job openings he has are for skip tracers. She learns that Joe Morelli, a guy she knew intimately years ago, is one of the "skips". She eventually finds him but wasn't really prepared so he gets away. Another bounty hunter, Ranger, tries to teach her. Eventually she finds Morelli again, but he claims he is innocent of the crime he is accused of and he is trying to prove his innocence. Eventually Stephanie thinks he's telling the truth so she stakes out the person who can help him. She only finds herself in trouble and Morelli saves her. She tries to find someone who can prove his innocence, but the problem is that shortly after meeting with them they're killed or attacked. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

  • Super 8

    Super 8 (2011)
    Film by J.J. Abrams (Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Transportation department In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined. Written by Official site

  • Warrior

    Warrior (2011)
    Film by Gavin O'Connor (Drama and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew Two brothers face the fight of a lifetime - and the wreckage of their broken family - within the brutal, high-stakes world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting in Lionsgate's action/drama, WARRIOR. An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family. Even though years have passed, recriminations and past betrayals keep Brendan bitterly estranged from both Tommy and his father. But when Brendan's unlikely rise as an underdog sets him on a collision course with Tommy, the two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart, all the while waging the most intense, ... Written by Anonymous

  • Unstoppable

    Unstoppable (2010)
    Film by Tony Scott (Action and Thriller) Transportation department A runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals puts an engineer and his conductor in a race against time. They're chasing the runaway train in a separate locomotive and need to bring it under control before it derails on a curve and causes a toxic spill that will decimate a town. Written by secret_agent

  • Love & Other Drugs

    Love & Other Drugs (2010)
    Film by Edward Zwick (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Transportation department Maggie (Hathaway) is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie (Gyllenhaal), whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

  • She's Out of My League

    She's Out of My League (2010)
    Film by Jim Field Smith (Comedy and Romance) Transportation department Kirk is an average Joe who works as a TSA agent at the Pittsburgh airport with his friends. The status quo of his fairly monotonous life ends when he meets Molly, a smart, kind and gorgeous blonde. Because she's way out of his league (she's a hard 10 and he is but a 5), Kirk knows there's no way on earth she's ever going to fall for him. Or is there...? Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

  • Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files

    Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files (2010)
    Television (Documentary and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department Videos gathered from around the globe. Six experts searching for the truth. What will they witness in their search for evidence. This is Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files.

  • Chasing 3000

    Chasing 3000 (2010)
    Film by Gregory J. Lanesey (Family and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department Two brothers drive across country to see their hero, Roberto Clemente, get his 3000th hit.

  • Adventureland

    Adventureland (2009)
    Film by Greg Mottola (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew In 1987, James Brennan's dreams of a summer European tour before studying at an Ivy League school in New York City are ruined after his parents have a severe career setback. As a result, James must get a summer job to cover his upcoming expenses at the decrepit local amusement park, Adventureland, where he falls in love with a witty co-worker, Emily Lewin. In that bizarrely shady workplace, the young carnies have unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust while James discovers what he truly values. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

  • Project Xtreme

    Project Xtreme (2008)
    Television (Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew, Camera and Electrical Department

  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno

    Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
    Film by Kevin Smith (Comedy and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Zack and Miri are two lifelong platonic friends who make an adult film to pay the rent of their apartment. With their friend Delaney, the couple set out for auditionees for their porn film, but in the process of filming, they realize they feel more for each other than they had before. Written by Fashionisto

  • Smart People

    Smart People (2008)
    Film by Noam Murro (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Lawrence Wetherhold is miserable and misanthropic: he's a widower, a pompous professor at Carnegie Mellon, an indifferent father to a college student and a high-school senior, and the reluctant brother of a ne'er-do-well who's come to town. A seizure and a fall send Lawrence to the emergency room where the physician, a former student of his, ends up going on a date with him. His daughter, Vanessa, lonely and friendless, who's been bonding with his brother, tries to sabotage dad and the doctor's relationship, but Lawrence is good at that without help. Is there any way these smart people can get a life? Can happiness be pursued beneath layers of irony? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

    The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (2008)
    Film by Rawson Marshall Thurber (Adventure, Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew, Actor Pittsburgh, coming of age in the 1980s. At the beginning of June, Art Beckstein calls this the last summer of his life - after which he'll work as a stock broker. Art's father is the city's mob boss, steering Art's life, judging his choices. At a party, Art sees Jane, smart, blond, lovely. They meet; she has a boyfriend. The next day, Cleveland, the boyfriend, pulls Art from work and the summer of adventures begins. Cleveland lives close to the edge; he's explosive, with hints of problems with local thugs. The triangle of friendship gets complicated when Cleveland disappears for a couple weeks. Can Art sort out his feelings as well as help Cleveland? Where does his father fit in this? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • The Apprentice

    The Apprentice (2008)
    Television by Mark Burnett (Game-Show and Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department "The Apprentice" is a 15-episode unscripted drama in which 16 candidates from all walks of life, including both Ivy League MBA graduates and street entrepreneurs with no college education, will endure rigorous tasks each week while living together in a hip Manhattan loft apartment. The tasks will test their intelligence, chutzpah and street-smarts. They will face the challenges of living in close quarters and must compete sometimes humorous but always difficult job assignments and will be forced to think outside the box in order to outshine each other to get to the top. Upon their arrival to New York City (some for the very first time), the 16 candidates will be rushed over to Trump Tower to meet with Donald Trump, the centerpiece and driving force of this series. After splitting the group into two teams of 8, Trump then issues the first task. Teams will be given time constraints for each task and they will be observed by either Trump himself or members of his staff at every moment ... Written by NBC

  • Fat March

    Fat March (2007)
    Television (Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew, Camera and Electrical Department Twelve overweight people set out on a journey to shed pounds, get fit, and win $1.2 million.

  • No More Sunday

    No More Sunday (2007)
    Film (short) by Matthew J. Fridg (Drama) Producer Nearly completed with his medical residency, Malcolm has taken his father's advice and bought a diamond engagement ring. Malcolm has decided to take some time off and return to his hometown to share his news with his father. His journey of happiness, however, soon turns somber when he receives a tragic telephone call while traveling home. This short film examines how one man copes with tragedy. Through struggle, hope can bloom. Written by Anonymous

  • Graduation

    Graduation (2007)
    Film by Michael Mayer (Comedy, Crime and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. When things don't go according to plan, they end up learning more about themselves in one day than they ever did in school. Written by Jane Sindell

  • Surgery Saved My Life

    Surgery Saved My Life (2006)
    Television (Documentary) Miscellaneous Crew, Camera and Electrical Department The documentary-style series SURGERY SAVED MY LIFE follows people with life-threatening diseases or injuries as they undergo surgery and face the serious physical risks and emotional repercussions of their procedures. In addition to the personal stories, viewers get all the details of the surgeries themselves -- both by watching the actual operations (complete with bloody close-ups) and through digital representations of the repairs. The stories are often intense and emotional, as in one episode that introduced viewers two children stricken with scoliosis -- one living in New York and the other in Sierra Leone. The children have the same surgeon, who grew up poor in Ghana, and while the doctor is equally kind to both his young patients, viewers can't help but feel the sharp contrast in the type of medical care received by the two children because of their environments. Written by Anonymous

  • Smith

    Smith (2006)
    Television by John Wells (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew A drama about the lives of a crew of professional criminals.

  • Bound for Glory

    Bound for Glory (2005)
    Television by Darryl M. Silver (Reality-TV and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew McKees Rocks, PA located 12 miles from Pittsburgh, is quintessential small town America - population 6000. It's a former coal-mining town that turned to the steel industry and then the airline industry. Airline cutbacks and loss of jobs have taken McKees Rocks into a notable economic decline in recent years. The high school football team, the Montour Spartans is also in total disarray. In spite of their past glory - when they won State championships, were known to go without ever losing a game and the players were local heroes - the football team has lost almost every game for the last several years. But the town still remembers what it was like to be proud of their team and to this day tell their children stories of big games, star players, and triumphant moments. Thousands of people still come out to support the team but they don't have much to brag about. But that's all about to change. Enter NFL legend DICK BUTKUS. He's here to give this ragtag high school football team a ... Written by Anonymous

  • Real World

    Real World (2004 - 2005)
    Television by Mary-Ellis Bunim (Drama and Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department Each season, series producers choose a diverse group of seven to eight people in their late teens to mid-20s to live together in a major city. The series presents their spontaneous, unscripted interactions with one another and the world around them, focusing on a different group and city each season. Written by Eric Sorensen

  • Lift

    Lift (2004)
    Film (short) by Jeff Garton (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew, Camera and Electrical Department Otis is a live-in lift operator who has never set foot outside his elevator. He is secretly in love with K, a junior typist who is afraid of elevators and has never set foot in one. Each morning, as K climbs the 20 flights of stairs to her typing pool, Otis does his best to parallel her ascent. He subtly influences the demands of his many passengers to catch glimpses of his beloved. K's only pleasure is typing her dreams on her lunch breaks. Everyday they each go about their routines with quiet dedication. But this routine is about to change. Written by Anonymous

  • Speilburgh

    Speilburgh (2004)
    Film by Andrew Zehner (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department SPEILBURGH: The true story behind the man. The adventure didn't begin on the big screen it started in the lobby! Featuring the depraved comedy of award winning LA stand-up John "J.J" Williams and the menacing undertones of the legendary Sam Nicotero, first time director Andrew Zehner weaves a seamless comedy-drama that takes you to the edge of your seat and leaves you rolling in the aisles. Steven Speilburgh is a 30 year old movie usher and wannabe film maker whose big break may just break him. With a pallet of ecstasy, an ex-girlfriend, a Porn Star, a dead boss, and the F.B.I. he has more problems than a name change, but before he can make it big he has to make it out alive. Written by Eric DiLucente

  • Trading Spaces

    Trading Spaces (2003)
    Television (Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew Two teams, two days, $1000. Each with the help of a professional designer and carpenter, this show pits neighbor against neighbor in a race to redecorate a room in each-other's homes. Can a friendship survive this weekend? Written by Anonymous

  • The Guardian

    The Guardian (2001 - 2002)
    Television by David Hollander (Drama and Crime) Miscellaneous Crew Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service, somehow to be squeezed into his 24/7 cutthroat world of mergers, acquisitions and board meetings. Reluctantly, he's now The Guardian - a part-time child advocate at Legal Aid Services, where one case after another is an eye-opening instance of kids caught up in difficult circumstances. Written by GG

  • The Ketchup King

    The Ketchup King (2002)
    Film by Roger Rudick Camera and Electrical Department Larry's uncle is a Mafia boss. Larry tries to escape the Mafia by becoming a writer.He writes a stage-play "The Ketchup King," about breaking out of the Mafia. However,the manager of the theatre he works at thinks breaking out of the Mafia is a metaphor for coming out as gay. Written by Goldeneyeroyale

  • The West Wing

    The West Wing (2002)
    Television by Aaron Sorkin (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew When the erudite Democrat Josiah "Jed" Bartlet is elected U.S. president, he installs his administration. He places confidants from his electoral campaigns in the White House. Each of these people play a significant role in the Washington power game: the Chief of Staff (Leo McGarry), his deputy (Josh Lyman), Communications Director (Toby Ziegler), deputy (Sam Seaborn, and later, Will Bailey), and press secretary (CJ Cregg). Also in key positions are the assistants of each of the power players. We follow these people through many political battles, as well as some personal ones. Also playing roles are the First Lady (Abigail Bartlet), the President's daughters (Elizabeth, Eleanor, and Zoey), and the personal aide to the President (Charlie Young). All make this series, which supposedly follows the political events (often paraphrasing historical reality) almost day by day, more than merely a political soap. The demands of office on each character show the personal sacrifice and the ... Written by KGF Vissers

  • The Mothman Prophecies

    The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
    Film by Mark Pellington (Drama, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew, Camera and Electrical Department John Klein is involved in a car accident with his wife, but while he is unharmed, his wife mentions a moth shaped creature appearing. After her death, John begins to investigate the secrets behind this mentioned Mothman. It takes him to a small town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, where he discovers a connection with the same problem. Here he meets Connie Mills, while he continues to unravel the mystery of what the Mothman really is. Written by simon

  • The Pennsylvania Miners' Story

    The Pennsylvania Miners' Story (2002)
    TV Movie by David Frankel (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Based on the real-life chronicle of the "nine for nine" Pennsylvania coal miners who were rescued in the summer of 2002. Told from their own perspective, the movie reveals their extraordinary experience and, takes viewers inside the mine (shot in real mines and recreated on a soundstage) to show the life-threatening dangers and physical limitations the men faced for 77 hours as they waited for rescue. The movie was shot in many of the actual locations in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, including scenes at the real-life Quecreek mine. Written by Film Lab Rat

  • Pop Across America

    Pop Across America (2001)
    Television Miscellaneous Crew

  • Shake 'Em Up

    Shake 'Em Up (2001)
    Film (short) by Hugues Dalton (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department After prematurely concluding that they have lost the grand prize, 3 of the 4 friends leave the bingo game only to learn that the fourth friend [Chips] and rival of Irene has played their bingo card, and won the money. She also starts an affair with the lounge singer and is confronted by a mob of the townspeople in her beaty salon. She gives the money back and the ladies head to Las Vegas with one of the friends [Millie] succumbing to cancer. Written by Tony Love

  • Out of the Black

    Out of the Black (2001)
    Film by Karl Kozak (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Set amongst the rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania's once prosperous coal country, Out of the Black is a suspensful, compelling tale of two brothers, Cole and Patrick Malby, and their quest to unravel the mysteries surrounding their father's death. Based around the true story of one of the countries worst mining accidents on record, this heartfelt drama follows the plight of two brothers' quest for the truth. Hiding from their past and keeping to themselves, the two young men afford a meager, day by day existence, working their small, dilapidated farm. But all that is about to change, when a strange woman, Cait MacLochlainn, arrives in town to find her long lost father, a man she's never met. Through a series of events, Cole reluctantly resolves to help Cait locate her father. The result proves to be a profound journey of personal truths, freedom and, finally...love. Written by Anonymous

  • Unsolved Mysteries

    Unsolved Mysteries (2001)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department Host Robert Stack presides over an investigation into unsolved mysteries ranging from murders to UFO sightings. Through reenactments and interviews, viewers are presented with the known facts of each case. Anyone with additional information is then urged to contact the show's producers via a toll-free telephone number. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

  • The Bread, My Sweet

    The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
    Film by Melissa Martin (Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. He's thrown for a loop with he learns that Bella, an elderly neighbor who's his family's closest friend, has but a few months to live. All her life, she's saved money in coffee cans for her daughter, Lucca's, wedding, but Lucca is off in foreign lands, initially as a Peace Corps volunteer, and doesn't need a man. Dominic vows to bring Lucca home and convince her to marry him to fulfill Bella's most fervent wish. What will Lucca say? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Wonder Boys

    Wonder Boys (2000)
    Film by Curtis Hanson (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Grady Tripp is a professor/writer living in Pittsburgh who is struggling with writer's block. Whilst doing this, he also manages to get the chancellor pregnant. In the meantime, he and a college student, James Leer are trying to find a rare jacket once owned by Marilyn Monroe, and a college girl, Hannah Green boarding with Grady has a bit of a crush on him. Written by Dave Lean <davelean@hotmail.com>

  • America!

    America! (2000)
    Television (Documentary) Transportation department, Camera and Electrical Department

  • Inspector Gadget

    Inspector Gadget (1999)
    Film by David Kellogg (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Miscellaneous Crew A remake of the television series, Matthew Broderick stars as Gadget, who suffers an accident at the beginning of the film, and befriends Brenda, a robotic surgeon who repairs Gadget so that he can defeat the villain Claw. In the meantime, Gadget and Brenda fall in love. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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