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AWARDS
Golden Globes Nomination for Best TV Series - Drama 'This Is Us" (2016)
SXSW Special Jury Prize 'The Retrieval' (2013)
ICG Generation Next 5 DP's Under 35 (2010)
Variety Top 10 Cinematographers to Watch (2008)
Independent Spirit Award, John Cassevetes Award for 'August Evening' (2008)
Phoenix Film Festival Best Cinematography for 'August Evening' (2008)
Shreikfest Best Cinematography for "The Cavern" (2005)
Frightmare Film Festival Best Cinematography for short film 'Callous Sentiment' (2004)
Kodak Best Cinematography Award for short film 'Concrete Jungle' (2001)
Chapman University Einstein Award (2001)

FEATURE FILMS / TELEVISION
The Long Road Home (Currently Shooting) Nat Geo / dir. Phil Abraham
This Is Us (1 season) NBC Universal, Fox Studios / dir. John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Ken Olin, George Tillman Jr., Helen Hunt, Sarah Pia Anderson, Uta Briesewitz, Craig Zisk, Silas Howard
Pitch (Pilot) Fox Studios / dir. Paris Barclay
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (Pilot &1 Season) Mark Gordon Co., CBS, & ABC Studios / dir. Colin Bucksey, Larry Teng, Felix Alcala, Jeremiah Chechik, Alec Smight, Rod Holcomb, Laura Belsey, Matt Earl Beesley, Tawnia McKiernan, Constantine Makris, Jeannot Szwarc
Tales From The Darkside (Pilot) K/O Paper Products, CBS & CW Network / dir. Bradley Buecker
State of Affairs (Pilot & 1 Season) NBC Universal / dir. Joe Carnahan, Ernest Dickerson, Nelson McCormick, Bill Eagles, Sarah Pia Anderson, Joshua Butler, PJ Pesce, Felix Alcala, Ben Bray
Legends (1 season) TNT & Fox21 / dir. Brad Turner, Daren Sarafian, Karen Gaviola, John Behring, Terrance O'hara, Milan Cheylov
The Blacklist (Pilot) Sony Pictures & NBC Universal / dir. Joe Carnahan
Those Who Kill (Pilot & 1 Season) A&E, Imagine Ent. & Fox21 / dir. Joe Carnahan, David Petrarca, Sam Miller, Charlotte Sieling, John David Coles, Phil Abraham, Stephan Kay, Stefan Schwartz
Stretch (Feature) dir. Joe Carnahan / Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Prod.
The Retrieval (Feature) dir. Chris Eska, Doki Doki Prod.
White Frog (Feature) dir. Quentin Lee, Margin Films.
Blaze You Out (Feature) dirs. Mateo Frazier & Diego Lopez, Bajitos Prod.
The Wannabes: Starring Savvy (2 Seasons) STARZ network / dir. Eric Dean Seaton, William Dear, Alfonso Ribiero, Robbie Countryman
Violent Blue (Feature) dir. Greg Hatanaka, Cinema Epoch
1 a Minute (Feature) dir. Nayomi Cooper, UniGlobe Entertainment
Sonny With A Chance "McKenzie Falls (10 Episodes) Disney Channel / dir. Eric Dean Seaton
Calvin and Freddie's Cosmic Encounters (Pilot) dir. Eric Dean Seaton, TMR Ent. Inc.
The Welcoming (Feature) dir. Ramon Hamilton, Mountain View Pictures
Universal Remote (Feature) dir. Gary Hardwick, Universal Remote, LLC.
Rounds (Feature) dir. Mark Atienza, Freelance Filmworks
The Heart Specialist (Feature) dir. Dennis Cooper, 120 Inc
August Evening (Feature) dir. Chris Eska, Doki Doki Productions
Down the PCH (Feature) dir. Sean Michael Bayer, EYEscream Productions
Last Rites (Feature) dir. Duane Stinett, Outside Productions
The Cavern (Feature) dir. Olatunde Osunsanmi, Dead Crow Productions
Dante's Cove (Pilot) dir. Mike Costanza, Regent Entertainment
Journey To Lasta (Feature) dir. Wondowssen Dikran, Reel Image Pictures
Until The Night (Feature) dir. Greg Hatanaka, Pathfinder Pictures
Loaded (Feature) dir. Ryan Parrot, Bulletproof Productions
Open House (Feature) dir. Dan Mirvish, Bugeater Films, Inc.
For Me(Feature) dir. Luke Hamon, Agent Orange Prod.

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