Joseph M. Setele

Joseph M. Setele

Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Crew and Director of Photography

Culver City, California

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About Joseph

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  • Devious Nanny

    Devious Nanny (2018)
    Film (Thriller) B Camera Operator A woman tries to protect her family after her husband has an affair with their nanny. As her husband's co-workers are killed, she discovers everything is not what it appears to be.

  • Mistress Hunter

    Mistress Hunter (2018)
    Film (Thriller) Cinematographer Determined to make him pay for his affair and to secure custody of their daughter, Jackie hires a Mistress Hunter to stop her husband's relationship with the other woman. But when the mistress and her husband wind up dead, the Mistress Hunter appears to never have existed and Jackie is the number one suspect.

  • Stalked by a Reality Star

    Stalked by a Reality Star (2018)
    Film (Thriller) Cinematographer A teenage girl lies about her age to get into a Hollywood party and meets a handsome reality TV star - but when she finds out he is a creep and rejects him, he becomes obsessed and starts stalking her, going so far as to date her widowed mom in order to be near her..

  • A Cowgirl's Story

    A Cowgirl's Story (2017)
    Film (Family) B Camera Operator Seventeen-year-old Dusty Rhodes (Bailee Madison) goes to live with her grandfather (Pat Boone) because both of her Army parents are fighting in the Afghanistan war. Dusty attends a new high school where she makes friends with a group that includes Savanah (Chloe Lukasiak), a girl whose father also served in the Army. Dusty convinces her new friends into forming an equestrian drill team that allows them to perform at rodeos and parades. Dusty's world is turned upside down by the war when her mother's helicopter is shot down in action and she goes missing. To cope with her fear and helplessness, Dusty enlists the help of her grandfather and friends to put on a special riding performance for her parents and all of the soldiers fighting overseas. The entire town turns out in support of the event, and it becomes an unforgettable experience for everyone. Written by Samuel Goldwyn Films

  • The Lady Killers

    The Lady Killers (2017)
    Film (Comedy, Crime and Mystery) Camera Operator Seven men, several crimes, violence, murder, mystery, misogyny. It is just a game. It is just a movie. It is just "locker room talk."

  • Open Marriage

    Open Marriage (2017)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) B Camera Operator A young, disenchanted couple (Ron and Becca) agree to engage in an open relationship with their couple friends (Mindy and Max) in hopes of rekindling their love life, but none of those involved anticipate the jealousy, heartbreak and betrayal that soon follow. Written by lament

  • The Stalker Club

    The Stalker Club (2017)
    Film (Drama) Cinematographer A group of teenagers who take after their parents and join the stalker club during all this drama a mysterious person in a mask is coming after all of them.

  • Double Mommy

    Double Mommy (2016)
    Film (Drama) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer Ryan discovers his friend Brent is the father of one of his girlfriend's twin babies and that he date raped her at a party over the summer. With college looming over Brent's head, he will stop at nothing to make sure that he clears his name. Written by James Henderson

  • Stalked by My Doctor: The Return

    Stalked by My Doctor: The Return (2016)
    Film (Thriller) Camera Operator Dr. Beck, who has changed his name, saves a young teenage girl drowning in Mexico, whom he falls in love with. As always, there are some complications in his way, but he has plans to possibly get past them and get the girl of his dreams.

  • Backstabbed

    Backstabbed (2016)
    Film (Thriller) Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer A struggling housewife decides to become a real estate agent and inadvertently puts her life in danger when she takes a job with a corrupt broker who will do anything to land a deal.

  • Killer Coach

    Killer Coach (2016)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer After a one-night stand with her coach, a pressured swimming phenom finds the lives of herself and her loved ones in danger.

  • Stalked by My Mother

    Stalked by My Mother (2016)
    Film (Mystery and Thriller) Cinematographer The overprotective mother thought her daughter Maddie was being kidnapped when in fact he was a teacher and at the library with his daughter lucy. Lucy's father committed suicide and Lucy blame Maddie and pretended to befriended Maddie when she was really after revenge. And use a fake name Gina west. She flew to new York under Gina and then check into a hotel and flew back to LA Under her real.name lucy.

  • Stalked by My Doctor

    Stalked by My Doctor (2015)
    Film (Thriller) Camera Operator A teenage girl named Sophie is rushed to the hospital after a terrible car accident. Lucky for Sophie, heart surgeon Dr. Albert Beck is at the hospital to save her life. While Sophie recovers nicely in the hospital, Dr. Beck tends to her, more than Sophie's mother would like. A mother's instinct is never wrong.

  • Flirting with Madness

    Flirting with Madness (2015)
    Film (Thriller) B Camera Operator What starts out as a harmless prank blog takes a dark turn for 17-year-old Avery when her friends, Mandy and Kaley, create a fake profile for an international dating site and begin to communicate with a lonely, socially inept computer programmer named John. Having lived a life of isolation and bullying, the humiliation he feels when he realizes he's been duped unleashes a wrath that no one would have expected. Written by Reel One Entertainment

  • Double Daddy

    Double Daddy (2015)
    Film (Thriller) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer When 17-year-old Amanda learns her boyfriend Connor has impregnated a new girl at school, she is shocked, but even more so when she discovers that she too is pregnant! Even though Connor is doing everything he can to be there for both of his teen moms this high school drama is taking social backstabbing to a whole new level. Written by Kyle Ramjattan

  • Stalked by My Neighbor

    Stalked by My Neighbor (2015)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer Thriller about a single mom and her daughter who move from a West Hollywood condo to a supposedly safe neighborhood (after the daughter is attacked in the condo by a neighbor). The troubles just continue in the new place. Who is the real stalker?

  • Babysitter's Black Book

    Babysitter's Black Book (2015)
    Film (Drama) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer Friends start a babysitting business to save up for college, but when the babysitting money just isn't cutting it, they start a prostitution business as well.

  • A Christmas Reunion

    A Christmas Reunion (2015)
    Film (Family) Cinematographer A Madison Avenue executive, Amy, discovers an unusual Christmas surprise when she inherits her Aunt's hometown bakery. The real surprise comes when she learns the other half of the bakery was left to her long-ago boyfriend, Jack. Unresolved personal issues resurface between them, as the exes return home to co-manage the store, along with its traditional holiday cookie bake-off.

  • Bad Sister

    Bad Sister (2015)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer From the first time Zoe met her new teacher at St. Adeline's Catholic School she knew something wasn't right with Sister Sophia. Was it the red lipstick and refusal to recite the Morning Prayer? Or the way she eyed her brother Jason...like he was dessert? As Zoe's suspicions grow so does the creepy bond between the "good" sister and her brother - a bond bordering on seduction. But who will believe her? After all, Sister Sophia is a woman of the cloth. Or is she?

  • The Dog Who Saved Summer

    The Dog Who Saved Summer (2015)
    Film (Family) Cinematographer School's out for summer... but not at the Bannister house! When their beloved dog Zeus (voiced by Mario Lopez) destroys a party planned by Belinda (Elisa Donovan), Grandma (Mindy Sterling) suggests they send him to obedience school. Things start off on the wrong paw when Zeus's owner George (Gary Valentine) runs afoul of the school's no-nonsense instructor Vernon (Martin Kove) and Zeus manages to fail every lesson. To make matters worse, Vernon's K-9 assistant, Apollo (voiced by William Zabka) makes class no dog-gone fun. With Zeus failing to improve, the Bannister children Kara and Ben (Francesca Capaldi and Cole Jensen) fear that the pound may be Zeus's next stop. Desperate to turn things around, Zeus enlists the help of a janitor, Mr. Lee (James Hong), who shares his unique training methods. Will Zeus' newfound skills help him win top dog at the school's showcase and foil a trio of bumbling thieves (Dean Cain, Patrick Muldoon, Joey "Coco" Diaz) determined to make this a bummer ...

  • Sugar Daddies

    Sugar Daddies (2014)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer A college student finds herself caught up in a circle of young women enjoying the high life and funding their dreams by "socializing" with a jet set crowd of older men until one girl turns up missing and the collegiate risks her own life to find the truth.

  • The Nurse

    The Nurse (2014)
    Film (Thriller) B Camera Operator A young woman takes in her estranged father after he suffers a stroke, but his home-care nurse's attentive dedication may be masking a dark and dangerous secret.

  • Sins of the Father

    Sins of the Father (2014)
    Film (Drama and Short) B Camera Operator A father's past comes back to haunt him when his son is killed by Alex, a kid from the father's old gang. Does he take revenge or does he forgive him like he was forgiven?

  • Fatal Acquittal

    Fatal Acquittal (2014)
    Film (Crime, Mystery and Thriller) B Camera Operator Cassidy Miller didn't kill her husband. And now that a jury has found her not guilty, she's on a mission to find out who did. But it's not going to be easy - in a town full of people who believe she's a murderer, hounded by a reporter trying to make a name for herself, and facing a daughter who doesn't know what to believe, Cassidy must fight for every clue to the killer's real identity. As her investigation leads her closer to the truth, she discovers that playing detective is a dangerous game... and the danger may be closer to home than anyone realized. Written by Anonymous

  • Death Clique

    Death Clique (2014)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer Inspired by true events, a friendship rivalry between three high school girls escalates into a shocking act of violence, and soon one of them is dead. Now the dead girl's mom is determined to find her missing child... and get justice for her daughter. Written by Anonymous

  • The Security Guards

    The Security Guards (2014)
    Film (Short and Horror) Cinematographer A couple trespasses into a an abandoned graveyard to steal a fabled buried treasure, but get more than they bargained for.

  • The Dog Who Saved Easter

    The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014)
    Film (Family) Cinematographer It's Easter and everyone's favorite K-9 is back! The Bannisters are heading out on a family cruise and sending Zeus to doggie day care. Everything is going according to plan until the daycare's crosstown rival hires a trio of crooks to sabotage the fledgling business. Zeus will make some new friends and new enemies as he uses all his tricks to save the daycare and Easter! Written by Anonymous

  • My Santa

    My Santa (2013)
    Film (Drama, Family and Fantasy) B Camera Operator Single mom Jen Robbins, who is a writer of human interest stories for the newspaper in the small town where she has lived all her life, lost the Christmas spirit ever since her ex-husband Paul walked out on her six years ago on Christmas Eve, when their son Eric was only one year old. Jen, however, wants to make a happy life for Eric, who still believes in Santa Claus and in the magic and spirit of Christmas. Part of that happiness is finding a man to be that father figure that Eric never had. Jen thinks that Sam Franklin, the new investigative reporter at the newspaper, might be that man. But despite her disdain for Christmas, she seems also to be falling under the spell of Chris, the mysterious man who is the shopping center Santa Claus. What Jen is unaware of, but what Eric truly believes, is that Chris is really Kris Kringle Jr., the heir apparent to the magic of Christmas. Chris has for the last several years during the Christmas season stayed in one town looking for that special... Written by Huggo

  • The Cheating Pact

    The Cheating Pact (2013)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer Three high school students, Heather, Kylie, and Jordan, under pressure from their parents to get into good colleges, convince a shy but very smart girl, Meredith, to take the College Entrance Test for them. After Meredith gets a low score on one of the tests, she winds up dead in a mysterious accident, and now all three kids are suspects in her murder. Heather soon finds that she is being framed for Meredith's murder by the other two and must team up with her mother, Brenda, to prove her innocence. Written by Anonymous

  • Killer Reality

    Killer Reality (2013)
    Film (Thriller) B Camera Operator Hayley, a producer on the hit reality show LOVE EVER AFTER, unwillingly falls for The Bachelor on this marriage elimination series. Things become complicated very quickly, especially when one of the female contestants turns up dead. That's when work becomes downright murder... Written by LM

  • Hidden Away

    Hidden Away (2013)
    Film (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Director & Cinematographer A woman and young daughter escape her abusive husband by faking their deaths. Eight years later she is happily living in the upscale Palm Springs with her now-17-year-old daughter. When her husband discovers they are still alive, he tracks them down and spies on them to learn all about the new life they've created until he can exact his revenge. Written by Anonymous

  • The Perfect Boyfriend

    The Perfect Boyfriend (2013)
    Film (Drama, Romance and Thriller) 2nd Unit Cinematographer After struggling through a painful divorce, April finally decides to get back into the dating game. And when she meets Jacob, she falls for him hard! He has it all, gorgeous, charming, wealthy - he totally sweeps her off her feet. But Jacob is hiding a very dark side. He and his wife Karen have set April as their new mark. Will April survive the ordeal she's about to face? Written by Anonymous

  • The Contractor

    The Contractor (2013)
    Film (Crime and Thriller) Cinematographer Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth starts to grow suspicious of Javier and learns that he'd targeted the family all along. Now, to save her family, Elizabeth will have to take matters into her own hands. Written by Sean Olson

  • All About Christmas Eve

    All About Christmas Eve (2012)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) B Camera Operator 'Tis the Season for Evelyn Wright, literally, she is a party planner in NYC. At the last minute Eve finds out that one of her agency's top clients is throwing a HUGE Christmas event, in LA, on Christmas Eve. Eve must decide whether to take on the event or risk her career to go on a romantic vacation with her boyfriend Darren. Unbeknownst to Eve, her future all depends on whether or not she makes a plane. We see it both ways, in parallel. Written by Anonymous

  • Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation

    Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation (2012)
    Film (Action and Horror) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer After inheriting the family mortuary, a pyrophobic mortician accidentally exposes hundreds of un-cremated bodies to toxic medical waste. As the corpses re-animate, the mortician's inheritance-seeking younger brother unexpectantly shows up, stumbling upon a full zombie outbreak! Written by Lloyd Luchre

  • Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader

    Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader (2012)
    Film (Comedy) Camera Operator Aspiring college cheerleader, Cassie Stratford consumes an experimental drug that grants her beauty and enough athletic ability to make the cheer squad. The drug has an unforeseen side effect - Cassie starts to grow and grow and grow.

  • Agent 88

    Agent 88 (2012)
    Film (short) by Digg Deep Entertainment/ Digger T. Mesch (Action and Comedy) Cinematographer An 88-year-old British woman with Alzheimer's is the world's deadliest Assassin.

  • The Blue Highway

    The Blue Highway (2011)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer The story of the production and release of the feature documentary, "Turtle: The Incredible Journey" is presented in this featurette that takes the viewers behind the scenes, under the water and around the ocean! Includes interviews with Miranda Richards (narrator) and Nick Stringer (Director), as well as an up-close look at one of SeaWorld Parks' successful turtle releases (wherein a rescued and rehabilitated Sea Turtle is released back into the ocean). Finally, there's a VIP front-row and "blue-carpet" look at the celebrities and excitement surrounding the USA Theatrical premiere of "Turtle: The Incredible Journey" held at the Mission Theatre on the SeaWorld Parks campus in San Diego, CA. Written by HannoverPR

  • The Third Rule

    The Third Rule (2010)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Camera Operator Two Slackers seek a solution for their financial problems through the help of a Guru.

  • The Art of War III: Retribution

    The Art of War III: Retribution (2009)
    Film (Action and Thriller) Camera Operator When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the deal turns deadly, Shaw is drawn into the crossfire to save a beautiful facilitator (Sung Hi Lee) and ends up framed for murder. Now a wanted man with only his newbie partner and the mysterious facilitator by his side, Shaw must rely on his martial arts skills and warrior code to fight through Korea's mean streets and find the terrorists before they detonate the bomb at a United Nations peace summit. Written by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

  • The Huntleigh Files

    The Huntleigh Files (2009)
    Film (Short, Action, Adventure, Family and 1 More) Cinematographer A group of teenagers embark on a wild adventure, as the top-secret Huntleigh Files have been compromised by rogue agents.

  • Cast This! The Reality

    Cast This! The Reality (2009)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer A distracted Hollywood casting director and her disgruntled assistant attempt to cast quality films from the very bottom rung of the casting ladder. Along the way, they audition a series of wacky characters, all trying to make it big in Tinseltown. Julia Johnston has been a casting director in Hollywood for years, most of the time casting "B" movies and straight-to-DVD films. She and her assistant, Michael, try to maintain calm in an office that seems to thrive on chaos. This show follows their days in casting, intercut with interviews with Julia and Michael, who seem to be living in two totally different worlds. A typical day for this casting office could run anywhere from two bored people inventing fake casting projects to a chaotic day of seeing actors that aren't right for the roles they're reading for. Julia and Michael's take on the day's events are so dissimilar that we wonder if they're working in the same office. Written by Julia Flint

  • Foreign Exchange

    Foreign Exchange (2008)
    Film (Comedy) Camera Operator Four high school friends plan to ride out their senior year taking easy classes, including a program for housing foreign exchange students and eventually all attending Ohio State. Hurdles befall each of the four: grades, higher aspirations, love. Is it the Foreign Exchange students that learn from their host or the hosts that do more of the learning? Written by danny roth

  • Senior Skip Day

    Senior Skip Day (2008)
    Film (Comedy) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer When Adam accidentally gives up the location for the senior skip day party to his school's principal, he offers up his house as a new location. But for it to be a success, he needs to get his senior class to his house and stop the principal from crashing the party. Written by Anonymous

  • Cast This!

    Cast This! (2008)
    Film (Comedy) Cinematographer A distracted Hollywood casting director and her disgruntled assistant attempt to cast quality films from the very bottom rung of the casting ladder. Along the way, they audition a series of wacky characters, all trying to make it big in Tinseltown. Julia Johnston has been a casting director in Hollywood for years, most of the time casting "B" movies and straight-to-DVD films. She and her assistant, Michael, try to maintain calm in an office that seems to thrive on chaos. "The Death Threat" Michael receives a disturbing phone call, and the authorities are called in to investigate. The casting must continue, however, and a series of unusual auditions makes Julia think she may be losing it. Written by Julia Flint

  • Legacy

    Legacy (2008)
    Film (Comedy, Crime, Drama and Mystery) Cinematographer When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.

  • Fatal Femmes Fighting: Asian Invasion

    Fatal Femmes Fighting: Asian Invasion (2008)
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  • Cane

    Cane (2007)
    Television (Drama) Camera Operator A Latino family works together to operate a rum business.

  • The Pixar Story

    The Pixar Story (2007)
    Film (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the company's relationship with Disney, and its remarkable initial string of eight hits. The contributions of John Lasseter, Ed Catmull and Steve Jobs are profiled. The decline of two-dimensional animation is chronicled as three-dimensional animation rises. Hard work and creativity seem to share the screen in equal proportions. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Pirate Camp

    Pirate Camp (2007)
    Film (Action and Family) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer Corbin Bernsen starts in this children's adventure where only the pure of heart will be able to find the key to breaking the curse that holds real pirates captive.

  • Them

    Them (2007)
    Film (Drama and Sci-Fi) B Camera Operator An agent is sent to investigate an extraterrestrial that has infiltrated the human race.

  • Rescue Rocket X-5

    Rescue Rocket X-5 (2006)
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  • Bottoms Up

    Bottoms Up (2006)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Owen Peadman is a Minnesota bartender who arrives in Los Angeles to try to help his father raise money to save his small restaurant. Owen shacks up with his very gay uncle Earl and tries to integrate himself into the high society of Hollywood where a chance run-in with a wealth socialite named Lisa Mancini and her uptight actor boyfriend Hayden Field where Owen, using a little influence and blackmail, gets a taste of the fast and sordid and scandalous lifestyles of the Hollywood upper crust while dealing with his growing romantic feelings he has for Lisa. Written by Matt Patay

  • Night of the Living Dead 3D

    Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
    Film (Horror) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer Barb and her brother Johnny travel to the country for the funeral services of their aunt, but they arrive late and drive direct to the cemetery. They see the location empty, but sooner they are attacked by zombies. Johnny escapes in his car leaving Barb alone, but she is rescued by the drug dealer and college student Ben. He drives his motorcycle to the Cooper farm, and the patriarch Henry Cooper does not give credit to Barb. When the farmhouse is under siege of a group of flesh-eaters zombies, the local mortician Gerald Tovar Jr. arrives and tells a scary story about the origin of the zombies. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Live from the Laugh Factory: Vol 1

    Live from the Laugh Factory: Vol 1 (2006)
    Film (Comedy) Camera Operator Add a Plot »

  • Right at Your Door

    Right at Your Door (2006)
    Film (Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) B Camera Operator After Lexi leaves home to visit Central LA, there's a terrorist attack involving chemical bombs. After the attack, her musician husband, Brad, fails to find her and reluctantly seals himself inside his house. He will have to deal with this decision in the days to come. Written by James Donnelly

  • Mega Movers

    Mega Movers (2006)
    Television (Documentary and History) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • The Big Break

    The Big Break (2006)
    Television (Reality-TV and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department Golf Channel's Big Break returns to Palm Beach, Florida where twelve men will battle it out for a spot to compete on the PGA TOUR. With Melanie Collins and Tom Abbott.

  • Taylor

    Taylor (2005)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Mystery woman arrives in small mountain hallmark type town to attend a memorial or perhaps just to find resolve in her own life. She stays at a bed and breakfast run by a recent widower and a relationship develops. Some towns people suspect a romance, others just want this mystery girl to go away for no apparent reason other than she is an outsider. The mystery unravels and the girl's presence is cloaked in a deeper need that she has. What is her connection to this town, these people? Written by Mark Roemmich

  • Meet the Family

    Meet the Family (2005)
    Film (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department "Meet The Family" is an urban comedy that takes place in an African American family's dining room. The Rump family has congregated for dinner in order to meet the eldest son Humphrey's new girlfriend, Lacy. Humphrey, however, thinks that he is bringing Lacy home to meet only his parents; he has no idea that his siblings, grandparents and other family members and friends are waiting to meet his new love. When the family meets Lacy, hilarity ensues, as they are not expecting a petite, white female to be on Humphrey's arm. The Rumps do not try to put on a show for Lacy; they remain their funny and sometimes crude selves. Her naiveté adds to the comedic element because even Grandma's sexual innuendos go over her head. The Rump family embraces Lacy as one of its own and Lacy springs some of her own surprises at the dinner table. Written by Melanie Herschorn

  • Nadine in Date Land

    Nadine in Date Land (2005)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Nadine (Garofalo) is a contradiction in terms; she runs a dating service despite being incredibly unlucky in love. Now, facing serious business problems, she needs to find the right guy to turn her fortune around.

  • Rize

    Rize (2005)
    Film (Documentary and Music) Camera and Electrical Department Reveals a groundbreaking dance phenomenon that's exploding on the streets of South Central, Los Angeles. Taking advantage of unprecedented access, this documentary film bring to first light a revolutionary form of artistic expression borne from oppression. The aggressive and visually stunning dance modernizes moves indigenous to African tribal rituals and features mind-blowing, athletic movement sped up to impossible speeds. We meet Tommy Johnson (Tommy the Clown), who first created the style as a response to the 1992 Rodney King riots and named it Clowning, as well as the kids who developed the movement into what they now call Krumping. The kids use dance as an alternative to gangs and hustling: they form their own troupe and paint their faces like warriors, meeting to outperform rival gangs of dancers or just to hone their skills. For the dancers, Krumping becomes a way of life--and, because it's authentic expression (in complete opposition to the bling-bling hip-hop culture), the ... Written by Sujit R. Varma

  • The Inner Circle

    The Inner Circle (2005)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department The Inner Circle is a film about a woman who survives breast cancer and has gone through a mastectomy. The film's about the interplay between sexuality in the larger cultural experience and how the disease affects the woman and her inner circle # her husband and friends - both psychologically, emotionally and socially. Written by Anonymous

  • Renovate My Family

    Renovate My Family (2004)
    Television (Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department Renovate My Family is perhaps the most extreme makeover show of all. How often do you see a self improvement and home improvement show wrapped into one? Whether the families' house is falling apart or their home life is crumbling around them, Jay McGraw, son of the famed Dr. Phil, is there with his team of makeover experts to renovate, restore and redecorate the house, each individual's life, and even the family pet. Written by Slinkybinky (Ava-Alexandra Marisól Peeples)

  • The Seat Filler

    The Seat Filler (2004)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department In The Seat Filler, Derrick (Martin) is a struggling law student who takes a job as an awards show seatfiller to make ends meet. One day, he is seated next to the beautiful pop superstar Jnelle (Rowland), who mistakes him for a well-known industry executive. With an instant chemistry, the unlikely pair begin to date. But Derrick must scale creative heights to keep up the charade. When the couple begins to fall for each other, Derrick must chose between his conscience and the love of his life. Written by MomentumX

  • Adventures in Homeschooling

    Adventures in Homeschooling (2004)
    Film (Short) Camera and Electrical Department The story follows a year in the life of the Hemples, a family that takes home schooling to an extreme - and has for generations. When a vindictive Inspector from the Board of Education invades their paradise, promising to shut them down, the members of this eccentric and highly dysfunctional family somehow find a way to pull together and win the day. Written by Adam Dooley <graddoh@aol.com>

  • The Conscientious Objector

    The Conscientious Objector (2004)
    Film (Documentary and War) Camera and Electrical Department It's 1945, World War II. The Place, Okinawa. The Scene, an impregnable 400-foot high cliff-AKA Hacksaw Ridge. The Engagement, a battle so fierce the odds of survival were 1 in 10. The Act, Medic Pfc. Desmond T. Doss braved intense enemy fire to rescue 75 wounded GI's over the precipice. The Story, Infantrymen who once ridiculed and scoffed at Desmond's simple faith and refusal to carry a weapon-now owed their lives to him. Director Terry Benedict tells Desmond's incredible story through the eyes of the men who witnessed this humble man's heroic acts. Winning the respect of his fellow soldiers, they recommended him for the highest honor America can bestow on one of her sons-The Medal of Honor. Written by Anonymous

  • Tremors 4: The Legend Begins

    Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)
    Film (Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi and 2 More) B Camera Operator/ 2nd Unit Cinematographer In 1889, the town of Rejection, Nevada, depends on a nearby silver mine for its income. Rejection has a few residents. Christine Lord runs the local inn, which doesn't get a lot of business because Carson City is the busiest settlement in the area. Pyong Lien Chang, his wife Lu Wan Chang, and his son Fu Yien Chang are immigrants from China, and they own Chang's Market. Other residents include Old Fred, Brick Walters, Stony Walters, Big Horse Johnson, Soggy, miner Juan Pedilla, and Christine's friend Tecopa. When a hot spring causes four eggs to hatch, several men who work in the silver mine are killed by whatever hatched from the eggs. Everyone is too terrified to enter the mine. No one wants to risk their lives, even if shutting down the mine would mean the death of the town. With the mine shut down, the mine's owner, Hiram Gummer, arrives in the area from Philadelphia to investigate. Juan acts as Hiram's guide. As it turns out, each egg hatched a Graboid, but 1889 was about 100 ... Written by Todd Baldridge

  • Chicks with Sticks, Part 3

    Chicks with Sticks, Part 3 (2004)
    Film (Short, Action and Sport) Cinematographer A young heroine battles evil forces in a performance staged for a Chinese mobster.

  • The Amoeba

    The Amoeba (2004)
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  • Pax Importi Modellus: The Rise of the Import Model

    Pax Importi Modellus: The Rise of the Import Model (2004)
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  • Skin Trade

    Skin Trade (2004)
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  • Valley PD Blue

    Valley PD Blue (2004)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Latchkey

    Latchkey (2004)
    Film (Short, Thriller and Drama) Cinematographer A group of unsupervised and emotionally neglected children, meet a cruel and untimely death, their killer's silent avocation.

  • Vegas Knock Out

    Vegas Knock Out (2004)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Cinematographer Undefeated Champ Oscar Mendoza, is losing his first fight, due to unseen forces, until he takes matters into his own hands, and fixes the problem "his way".

  • The Room

    The Room (2003)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department In San Francisco, we follow Johnny, a man who has a girlfriend, Lisa, and also his best friend, Mark. Lisa has been cheating on Johnny with Mark and Johnny doesn't know! Will Johnny ever find out? Will Mark still be Johnny's best friend? Written by maxkriegelnance

  • Final Appointment

    Final Appointment (2003)
    Film (Short and Horror) Cinematographer Dealing with life's troubles is never easy. Many people find comfort in the soothing words of their trusted therapist. Mr. Talbot does not. His therapist, has a tough love approach. Not convinced of Talbot's assertion that he's a werewolf, she invites him to her office the evening of the full moon. Talbot insists that he's really dangerous. As the doctor insists Talbot's delusional, suddenly he begins to change. Prepared, Dr. Steiner has no trouble curing her patient. For good. Written by Michelle Deal

  • Flames of Passion

    Flames of Passion (2002)
    Film (Drama and Short) Cinematographer A resplendent love of a young army captain for a beautiful and proud Gypsy kindles raging, terrifying flames of passion.

  • Chicks with Sticks, Part 2

    Chicks with Sticks, Part 2 (2002)
    Film (Action and Short) Cinematographer Tyler and Barton square off in this rousing but seductive sparring match.

  • Chicks with Sticks

    Chicks with Sticks (2001)
    Film (Action and Short) Cinematographer Slim muscular women, with bare midriffs, demonstrate kuo shu martial arts, fighting with long sticks in front of sleazy rich men. It's an art performed as entertainment; but, when violence breaks out within the troupe, Tyler (the best fighter) leaves. After the death of the troupe's master, the dish-water blond Tyler returns to face honey-blond Morgan, whom Tyler suspects is the cause of both the violence and their teacher's demise. In the practice room, barefoot and armed only with a long stick, they fight to the death. Is it good-bye Tyler? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • The Crow: Salvation

    The Crow: Salvation (2000)
    Film (Action, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department The third entry in 'The Crow' series follows Alex Corvis, who was framed for the murder of his girlfriend and is executed. he is then brought back from the dead by a crow when the legend says 'Love is stronger than death'. He returns to discover that a corrupt police force is behind her murder and for him to go after the killers, he must find out the mystery behind everything that happened. Written by Josh

  • Blood on the Backlot

    Blood on the Backlot (2000)
    Film (Comedy, Horror and Short) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Stop It, You're Killing Me

    Stop It, You're Killing Me (2000)
    Film (Comedy, Horror and Thriller) Cinematographer Susan, a gold-digging con artist, marries the 108-year-old Edwin on the safe assumption that he'll soon die and she'll be able to grab his fortune. Four years later, however, Edwin is still alive and frisky, and she's beginning to run out of patience. What she doesn't know is that a witch is keeping Edwin alive until he turns 150 in order to complete one of her own magic spells. Will Susan (along with her lover, Eric) be able to work out a deal, or will they be stuck waiting on Edwin for the next forty years? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • Freaks and Geeks

    Freaks and Geeks (1999)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department It's the 1980s and at McKinley High, there's two different groups of teenagers, the Freaks with cool and charismatic Daniel Desario and tomboy Lindsay Weir and the Geeks with Lindsay's shy younger brother Sam, gentle Bill Haverchuck, and self-proclaimed ladies' man Neal Schweiber. The show chronicles the normal teen/adolescence problems any teenager goes through including acceptance, drugs, drinking, and bullying. Written by Corey Semple (Hairsprayer07)

  • Brave New World

    Brave New World (1998)
    Film (Drama and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department In a futuristic totalitarian utopian society, babies are created through genetic engineering, everyone has a predestined place in society and their minds are conditioned to follow the rules. A tragic outsider jeopardizes the status quo.

  • The Magnificent Seven

    The Magnificent Seven (1998)
    Television (Action and Western) Camera and Electrical Department When an Indian village is threatened by ex-Confederate soldiers, several villagers head out to seek help. They recruit seven men, each with unique skills, who return to the village and take on the raiders. Following this, the men take up residence in a small town, making their skills available to those in need. Written by Tom Campbell <tcampbell@inxpress.net>

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
    Television (Action, Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department "In every generation there is a chosen one... she alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer." Buffy Summers knows this tale by heart, and no matter how hard she tries to be just a "normal girl", she can not escape from her destiny... Thankfully, she is not alone in her quest to save the world, as she has the help of her friends, the hilarious (and surprisingly quite effective) evil-fighting team called "The Scooby Gang". Together, Buffy & co. will slay their demons, survive one apocalypse after another, attend high school and college... and above all, understand that growing up can truly be Hell sometimes... literally. Written by m_starling

  • Star Maps

    Star Maps (1997)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood. Finally one of his clients, a rich soap star, offers him a bit part in her show. Pepe tell Carlos that she is just using him and demands that he not see the women any longer. Carlos defies his father and when his big day comes he is finds out the harsh realities of life are even harsher than he imagined. Written by Mark Babcock <encephalon@msn.com>

  • Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest

    Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. So, the terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents. The younger brother (who by this point is established as the "evil one") bought some corn seeds along for the road and plants them in the courtyard of an abandoned warehouse, bring He Who Walks Behind the Rows to the city. He winds up possessing his high school peers, and soon his older brother feels called to stop him. Written by Michael Cucinotta <cucinott@brick.purchase.edu>

  • Scanner Cop II

    Scanner Cop II (1995)
    Film (Horror and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department A scanner cop tracks a renegade scanner, who is building his power by siphoning the power of other weaker scanners. For those, who have not yet seen any of the scanner series, a scanner is a mind controller. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

  • The Fantastic Four

    The Fantastic Four (1994)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Family and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department In this Marvel Comic adaption, four astronauts get bombarded with cosmic rays when an accident occurs. The four of them acquire special powers, and decide to form a superhero group called the Fantastic Four. They then fight their arch-enemy Dr. Doom. Written by Paul Zenisek <zenny@mn.frontiercomm.net>

  • 8 Seconds

    8 Seconds (1994)
    Film (Biography, Drama, Sport and Western) Camera and Electrical Department This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert. Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

  • Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice

    Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994)
    Film (Western) Camera and Electrical Department After his mother is killed in a wagoncoach robbery a young man pursues the gang responsible. Matt Dillon goes after him hoping to stop him before the gang can kill him. Dillon is joined by Davis Healy, a businessman, who is hiding a few secrets of his own. Written by Anonymous

  • Gunsmoke: The Long Ride

    Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (1993)
    Film (Western) Camera and Electrical Department Retired Marshal Matt Dillon must clear his name after a lying witness makes him wanted: dead or alive.

  • Nudist Colony of the Dead

    Nudist Colony of the Dead (1991)
    Film (Comedy, Horror and Musical) Camera and Electrical Department Judge Rhinehole orders the Sunny Buttocks Nudist Camp closed down as an affront to the community. The members of the camp enter into a suicide pact, but vow to return for vengeance. Five years later, a group of campers on a retreat argue with each other about religion and sing big production numbers as the group begins experiencing an attrition problem. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

  • The Dead Next Door

    The Dead Next Door (1989)
    Film (Horror) Gaffer The government sets up a Zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. Raimi, Mercer, Kuller, and others head off to Ohio to try and find a cure to the epidemic but soon run into a crazy cult of zombie lovers who are set on preserving the zombies and letting a new world be born because they believe that it's God's will. When Mercer gets infected with the zombie virus, Raimi and the others must work quickly to find a cure and avoid the cult. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

Education

  • NYU - Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Film and Television (New York, NY)

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