Mel Cannon is known for his work on Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001). See full bio »

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Known For

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Camera and Electrical Department
Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man 2 Camera and Electrical Department
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Royal Tenenbaums Camera and Electrical Department
School of Rock
School of Rock Camera and Electrical Department


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 2009 Eamon (grip)
 2008/I Helen (key grip)
 2005 A Woman's Hair (Short) (grip)
 2004 Kinsey (company grip)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (rigging grip: second unit)
 2003 Mona Lisa Smile (additional grip)
 2003 In the Cut (grip - uncredited)
 2003 School of Rock (additional grip)
 2002 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (Short documentary) (grip)
 2002 The Secret Lives of Dentists (dolly grip)
 2002 Men in Black II (grip: second unit - uncredited)
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (grip)
 2001 Love the Hard Way (grip - as Mel Canon)
 2001 A Huey P. Newton Story (TV Movie documentary) (grip)
 2001 Storytelling (grip)
 2001 Double Whammy (grip)
 2000 Bamboozled (grip)
 2000 Chinese Coffee (dolly grip) / (dolly grip: second unit) / (key grip: second unit)
 2000 Dinner Rush (additional grip - as Mel Patrick Cannon)
 2000 Center Stage (grip)
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead (grip - uncredited)
 1999 Summer of Sam (grip)
 1999 Double Platinum (TV Movie) (grip)
 1999 Shadows of the Past (best boy grip)
 1999 A Fish in the Bathtub (dolly grip) / (key grip)
 1999 The Tic Code (best boy)
 1999 The Confession (grip - uncredited)
 1998 Hell's Kitchen (best boy grip - uncredited)
 1998 Louis & Frank (dolly grip) / (key grip)
 1998 The Misadventures of Margaret (key grip: New York)
 1998 O.K. Garage (best boy grip)
 1998 Man Is a Woman (key grip: New York)
 1998 Peppermills (Short) (best boy grip)
 1997 Urban Fairytale (Short) (grip)
 1997 Love Walked In (best boy grip)
 1997 His and Hers (dolly grip) / (key grip)
 1996 Milk & Money (dolly grip) / (key grip)
 1996 No Way Home (key grip)
 1996 Love Is All There Is (key grip)
 1995 Closer to Home (key grip)
 1994 France's Forgotten Shame (Documentary) (grip)
 1994 After 68 (Short) (assistant grip)
 1991 Brain Twisters (key grip)
 1991 Fractals (dolly grip) / (key grip)
 1991 Thank You and Good Night (Documentary) (dolly grip) / (key grip)
 1991 Shanghai 1920 (dolly grip) / (key grip)
 1989 Banned (key grip)
 1989 Warhol's Cinema 1963-1968: Mirror for the Sixties (TV Movie documentary) (key grip)
 1989/I True Love (best boy grip)
 1988 Home at Last (TV Movie) (best boy grip)
 1988 In Dangerous Company (electrician)
 1988 The Thin Blue Line (Documentary) (second electric)
 1987 Walker (grip)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Duende" - 'Christ and other parts': (Inspired by the Fredico Garcia Lorca poem). Director: Lisa Rinzlar. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mel Patrick Cannon | Mel Canon

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