Andy Sparaco

Andy Sparaco

Director of Photography and Cinematographer

Chicago, Illinois

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January 2013
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About Andy

Andy Sparaco SOC
Cinematographer/Director of Photography
* Experienced Cinematographer/DP, 2nd Unit DP and Camera Operator.
* A well traveled studio and location cinematographer with passport in order.
* Expert at all aspects of production and post-production Film/Digital work flow.
* Expert Arriflex /Moviecam/ Panavision/Sony CineAlta/ Panasonic Varicam/RED/DSLR Op
* Mature, well organized, resourceful, always on time and ready to work.

Direct Contact:
New Orleans/504.383.3807/Chicago/312.899.6091/ asparaco@

Feature Film/Episodic TV
Oblivion: Additional Cinematographer (Universal Pictures)
Homelicide: DP (NG Films)
CBS "The Talk" Feature Segment "Larkin's Story": DP (CBS-Network)
Bayou Tales : DP (MTH Productions)
Dark Blue: DP (On the Lot Productions)
Treme (Seasons 1,2 & 3): Cam Op (HBOSeries/Blown Deadline Productions)
Varla Jean and the Mushroom Heads:DP (Danny Girl Productions)
Official Selection 2012 New Orleans Film Festival Honorable Mention
Pinks All Out (Season 3) Cam OP (Fox Speed Channel)
Remnants: 2nd Unit DP/B Cam Op (Stone Bridge Films)
The Somnambulist: DP (TST Productions, LLC) *Official Selection 2012 New Orleans Festival

Sinners and Saints: Cam Op (New Blanc Films)
Night of the Demons: 2nd Unit DP/B Cam Op (Prodigy Entertainment)
The Way of War: 2nd Unit DP/Cam Op (WOW Productions, LLC)
Trance: DP (Miniature Productions)
The Making of Oscar: Cinematographer (AMPAS)
Crescent City: DP (NonFiction LLC)
Girl Positive: B Cam Op (VZS Films)
Til Death: 2nd Unit DP/Cam Op (Nu-Image Films)
The Lottery: DP (AuraPictures, Inc)
Seizure: DP (Emerging Ent)
Physical Memory: DP (Spyglass Films)
Sorry Charley: DP (Seven Over Seven Ent)
Joshua: Cinematographer (Epiphany Films)
On the Line: Cam Op (Miramax)
Unconditional Love: Cam Op (AveryPix)



  • Hacked Off!

    Hacked Off! (2017)
    Film (Action, Comedy and Horror) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • 86 Zombies

    86 Zombies (2017)
    Television (Horror) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Verräter

    Verräter (2016)
    TV Movie (Drama) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Amaranth

    Amaranth (2016)
    Film (Short, Action and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer A science fiction drama about a monoplegic teen, Seth Ott, who dawns a mechanical leg brace and embarks on an adventure. Seth forms a friendship with an emotionally disconnected drifter, J.J., who is pursued by a mysterious Raider. Through a perilous obstacle they struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic setting on Seth's journey to return home to a place known as Amaranth. Written by Production Team

  • Smothered

    Smothered (2016)
    Film (Comedy and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Five horror icons ditch an unprofitable autograph signing convention to earn some extra cash haunting an RV park, but find themselves being haunted instead.

  • Homelicide

    Homelicide (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Cinematographer New Orleans' homeless are being found mysteriously murdered, and the city tries to understand why. As a local blogger struggles to discover the truth behind the murders her blog posts reveal that the killer may be closer than we think. Written by Anonymous

  • Paranormal Abduction

    Paranormal Abduction (2012)
    Film (Thriller) Cinematographer A young women suffering memory loss and psychological issues after surviving a brutal attack, tries to piece together the clues surrounding her attack and its similarities to a series of recent murders. During the investigation, she struggles to maintain her sanity as her world gets more surreal and reality starts to unwind around her. Following the clues that lead her down the "rabbit hole" she finds herself fighting to wake up from this nightmare...before she becomes the next victim. Written by Production

  • Aftermath

    Aftermath (2012)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named Hunter survives the nuclear attack and is thrown together by happenstance with a group of wounded and frightened victims, including Elizabeth, a strong-willed confidant to Hunter, Brad - an antagonistic redneck jackass, and Jennifer, a barely coherent young woman suffering from severe post-traumatic stress. Together, they attempt to endure the devastating holocaust as they struggle with claustrophobia and conflicting personalities. In a makeshift shelter, Hunter and his dying companions wait for news from the government while fending off hunger, radiation sickness, and a horde of frightened and dying refugees. Written by Anonymous

  • Dark Blue

    Dark Blue (2011)
    Film (Crime and Drama) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads

    Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads (2011)
    Film (Comedy) Cinematographer In varla Jean and the mushroom heads is about varla a curious young teen who decides to go on an adventure there the forest her mother has cut off limits to but varla doesn't listen and go's on the adventure of her life on her adventure sh suddenly gets hungery and finds a patch of mushrooms she thinks to her self "the only poisonous part of a mushroom is the stem so I'll eat the heads" so she eats as many mushroom heads as she can to fill her self. But the mushrooms make her have hallucinations and the adventure continues when a pair of jeans start talking

  • Crescent City

    Crescent City (2011)
    Film (Drama) Cinematographer A lonely New Orleans writer is in love with his best friend's fiancee.

  • Trance

    Trance (2010)
    Film (Horror) Cinematographer Sexy girls at a rave turn into bloodthirsty killers after taking a mysterious new drug.

  • Sinners and Saints

    Sinners and Saints (2010)
    Film (Action, Crime and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department In the gritty New Orleans underbelly, beleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and his failed marriage. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide Detective, Will Ganz, to help solve a series of brutal murders that have plunged the city into a major gang war. The two quickly realize there is something much bigger and far more sinister going on than either could have ever imagined. Written by Anonymous

  • Night of the Demons

    Night of the Demons (2009)
    Film (Action, Comedy, Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A group of kids go to a Halloween party, only to have to face down a group of demons.

  • The Way of War

    The Way of War (2009)
    Film (Action and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one fighting for American security and integrity. Written by First Look Studios

  • The Lottery

    The Lottery (2007)
    Film (Short and Horror) Cinematographer An adaptation of the 1948 Shirley Jackson short story of the same name --- a group of townsfolk flock to participate in the town's annual lottery. But things aren't what they seem.

  • Girl, Positive

    Girl, Positive (2007)
    TV Movie (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A popular high school girl finds out that a boy she slept with is HIV positive.

  • Until Death

    Until Death (2007)
    Film (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Anthony Stowe is a down-and-out detective addicted to heroine whose days always seem to go from bad to worse. Stowe is coming off of a drug deal, in which two officers were killed, and the primary villain, the drugs, the money and the surveillance tapes are still at large. He is also dealing with his wife, who has just informed him that she is pregnant - but the child is not his. After a gunfight in which Stowe comes very close to death, After being severely wounded and losing all will to live, His body gives up and falls into a coma. After an inner battle with himself, He gains again the spirit to live again. While on the road to recovery, Stowe finds himself in a very personal battle to make amends with his kidnapped wife and to take revenge on his assailant once and for all. Written by Crosby .Mehdi Moayedi

  • Sorry Charlie!

    Sorry Charlie! (2006)
    Film (Comedy) Cinematographer Jenny Rice, a Chicago dog walker arrives to feed and walk Charlie, a client's dog only to find the animal comatose. Calling the dog's vet she is instructed to bring the animal to the emergency clinic by the fastest means possible. Without a car she stuffs the dog into a large suitcase and dashes to the elevated train station. An attractive con artist volunteers to help her carry the bag only to step off the train with it as the doors close. Jenny trapped on board must use all her guile and gumption to recover Charlie.

  • Unconditional Love

    Unconditional Love (2002)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox, a singer she adored. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, played by Rupert Everett, and convinces him to return to Chicago with her to find the singer's killer. Guest appearance by Julie Andrews. Written by Anonymous

  • Joshua

    Joshua (2002)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department The town of Auburn was always normal, to say the least. True, the people there weren't really a "community", but they never noticed...until a stranger named Joshua rolled into town one morning. In small ways, Joshua began to help out around the town-helping a teen play guitar, helping save a marriage in danger, or teaching a bumbling priest how to speak about faith. An old Baptist church that came down in a storm is his next big project. With the help of stuttering Theo, who dreams of being a preacher, he brings the town together to restore the old building. In this way, the whole town unites and becomes a community. This attracts the attention of Father Tordone, who is a bitter man due to the fact that he lost a position in the Vatican. When the mysterious Joshua begins to show up in two places at once and miraculously cures a blind woman, Father Tordone believes Joshua is a false prophet, trying to cheat people. When his next huge miracle-reviving Theo from death after he falls from... Written by Anonymous

  • On the Line

    On the Line (2001)
    Film (Comedy, Family and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department A young man meets a girl on a train, only to spend the rest of the movie trying to reunite with her (one of the love-at-first-sight things), aided by his best friend in a quest of posters and signs that soon gains public notice. Will he ever find his soul mate? Written by Jim Smith <>

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