Director of Photography
116 Virginia Ave.
San Francisco, California 94110
Phone: 415.282.4480 Mobile: 415.652.6757
50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Krause by Steven Pressman and HBO 2013 Feature Documentary
I co-shot The story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, a Jewish couple from Philadelphia, who travelled to Nazi-controlled Vienna to save a group of children from the impending Holocaust. Premiered HBO April 2013
The Trials of Muhammad Ali by Bill Siegel and Kartemquin Films 2013 Feature Documentary
I shot portions of this film that explores Ali’s years in exile. Premiered at Tribeca 2013.
National PBS Broadcast 2014 Many festival screenings.
Inequality For All by Jacob Kornbluth and 72 Productions, 2013 Feature Documentary
I shot portions of this feature documentary looks at widening inequality in the US through the portrayal of the influential former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. Premiered at Sundance 2013
Years of Living Dangerously by Showtime 2014 Documentary Series
National Emmy, Non-Fiction Series
I shot portions of this series by Showtime on the issue of global warming
Standing on Sacred Ground by Toby McLeod, The Sacred Land Film Project 2012 Documentary Series
I shot most of these four hour-long films portray indigenous communities, their spiritual connection to the earth and their struggles to protect their sacred places. Locations have included Papua New Guinea, Siberia, Hawaii and Alberta.
The New Environmentalists by the Mill Valley Film Group, 2004 through 2014, ongoing Documentary Series
Narrated by Robert Redford, these portraits of the Goldman Environmental Prize Winners air annually on PBS Shoots include The Republic of Georgia, Ghana, India, East Timor, Congo, Kazakhstan, Liberia, China, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia, and Russia. They have won several Emmys and numerous festival awards.
Utopia In Four Movements by Sam Green, 2010 Live Documentary
A performance piece with film on the history and nature of utopia
Opened at The Sundance Film Festival. Has played throughout the world
Sicko by Michael Moore, 2007 Feature Documentary
Shot portions this feature documentary by Michael Moore
2008 Academy Award Nominee, Best Feature Documentary
Fahrenheit 911 by Michael Moore, 2004 Feature Documentary
Shot portions of this feature release documentary by Michael Moore.
Awards: 2004 Palme D’Ore, Cannes Film Festival
Emile Norman: By His Own Design by Will Parinello, Michael Tucker, Jill Eichenberry, 2006 Feature Documentary
Co-shot this documentary about this well known Californian artist’s life and work
National broadcast, PBS
Mustang: Journey of Transformation by Will Parinello, 2008, PBS 2009 Feature Documentary
Documentary about the restoration of 15th Century Tibetan Buddhist Murals and Monasteries in the remote
Kingdom of Mustang in Nepal. The filming expedition required five days on horseback to arrive at the location.
Big Bigger Biggest by National Geographic, 2008 Television Series
Portions of this National Geographic series
The Net by Oxford Scientific Films for Discovery, 2007 Documentary Series
Parts of this four-part history of the Internet. Broadcast 2008.
The Weather Underground by Sam Green and ITVS 2003 Feature Documentary
Documentary about this revolutionary political group from the 1970s. Currently in Distribution
2003 Academy Award Nomination, Best Documentary Feature
2003 Golden Gate Award, Best Feature Documentary, San Francisco International Film Festival
This So Called Disaster by Michael Almareyda, IFC 2003 Feature Documentary
Documentary of the staging of The Late Henry Moss directed by Sam Shepard with Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Jim Gammons and Woody Harrelson. Aired IFC and festivals. In distribution.
In The Light of Reverence by Christopher Mcleod, ITVS, Earth Island Films, 2001 Feature Documentary
Documentary about the Hopi, Lakota and Wintu American Indian tribes and their battles to save
their sacred land. PBS, POV broadcast, 2001. Numerous awards.
Scouts Honor by Tom Shepard and ITVS, 2001 Feature Documentary
Co-shot this Documentary about the Boy Scout’s exclusionary policy of gays. PBS, POV series, 2001
2001 Sundance Audience Award for Best Documentary, 2001 Sundance Film Festival
2001 Sundance Freedom of Speech Award, 2001 Sundance Film Festival
The PLO by AIM productions for The BBC, 1999 Feature Documentary
Documentary about The Palestine Liberation Organization and the status of the
peace process with Israel. Interviewed many prominent PLO and Israeli government officials
Dreaming of Tibet by Will Parinello, Mill Valley Film Group, 2003 Feature Documentary
Documentary about the Tibetan community in Nepal, this film profiles several Tibetan
individuals and families from urban Katmandu to the remote Himalayan Thupten Cholin Monastery
Drylongso: Pica's Story by Cauleen Smith, 1998 Independent Feature
Broadcast: The Sundance Channel and BET
Awards: Best Picture, The Hamptons Film Festival
First Place South by Southwest Festival
Loners On Wheels by Susan Morosoli, 1998 Feature Documentary
Feature documentary about a group of elderly singles on the road.
Shot on location in the Southern California desert.
Silver Apple, National Educational Media Network
Corporate Clients Include GE, T-Mobile, Sun Microsystems, Microsoft and others.
San Francisco State University, 1991, MA Cinema.
Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio 1985, BA Comparative Religion
Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra, India 1984,
Certificate course Marathi Language and Culture
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1983,
Certificate Mass Media Institute: Film Production