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Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.

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Welcome to Death Row
Welcome to Death Row Cinematographer
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Camera and Electrical Department
Scariest Places on Earth
Scariest Places on Earth Cinematographer


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 2012 Valentino's Ghost (Documentary)
 2011 Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 One Way Out (TV Series documentary) (9 episodes)
- Trial by Fire (2009)
- Bird Brained (2009)
- BMX Bounce (2009)
- Buried Alive (2009)
- Human Catapult (2009)
 2008 History of the Joke (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Art or Not? (TV Movie)
 2005 I Married a Princess (TV Series)
 2004 Full Throttle (TV Series documentary)
 1997-2004 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Amistad (1997)
 2003 Conquest of Hawaii (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Sounds of Memphis (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Welcome to Death Row (Video documentary)
 2000 Scariest Places on Earth (TV Series)
 1999 The Making of 'Amistad' (Video documentary short)
 1998 Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' (Video documentary short)
 1998 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1997 Death by Design: Where Parallel Worlds Meet (Documentary) (as Carlson Van Theodore)
 1994-1997 Biography (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
 1997 Power Vision - Pop Galerie (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Bee Gees (1997)
 1996 In a Metal Mood (Documentary)
 1996 Trauma One (TV Movie documentary) (as Carlson Van Theodore)
 1995 Dennis Hopper: L.A. Blues (TV Short documentary) (as Carlson Van Theodore)
 1993 The Revenge of the Dead Indians (Documentary) (as Carlson Van Theodore)
 1992 Hugh Hefner: Once Upon a Time (Documentary)
 1992 22708 Types (Documentary)
 1992 Celebrations (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Peefeeyatko (Documentary) (as Van Theodore Carlson)
 1990 American Chronicles (TV Series documentary)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (14 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Van Theodore Carlson | Carlson Van Theodore

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