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 2015 Freaks of Nature (first assistant camera)
 2015 Extant (TV Series) (first assistant "b" camera - 4 episodes)
- The Greater Good (2015) ... (first assistant "b" camera - uncredited)
- Double Vision (2015) ... (first assistant "b" camera - uncredited)
- Zugzwang (2015) ... (first assistant "b" camera - uncredited)
- Don't Shoot the Messenger (2015) ... (first assistant "b" camera - uncredited)
 2014 The Pro (TV Movie) (first assistant camera: b camera)
 2014 Benched (TV Series) (first assistant - 1 episode)
- Hooked & Booked (2014) ... (first assistant: b camera)
 2014 Jersey Boys (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2014 Match (TV Series) (first assistant camera - 1 episode)
- Lies (2014) ... (first assistant camera)
 2013 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (first assistant camera - 3 episodes)
- Same Exactly (2013) ... (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
- Bucky Fuckn' Dent (2013) ... (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
- New Birthday (2013) ... (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2011/I Abduction (first assistant camera)
 2010 Meet Monica Velour (camera operator: "b" camera) / (first assistant camera)
 2010 Sympathy for Delicious (first assistant "b" camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras) / (first assistant "c" camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
 2009 Spread (first assistant camera)
 2007 Fred Claus (first assistant camera: "a" camera: Los Angeles)
 2007 License to Wed (first assistant camera: "b" camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
 2007 Live Free or Die Hard (first assistant camera: insert unit)
 2007 The Death and Life of Bobby Z (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2006 Southland Tales (first assistant camera: "b" camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
 2006 Loving Annabelle (first assistant camera: "b" camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
 2005 Dust to Glory (Documentary) (first assistant camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
 2004 The Aviator (second assistant camera: "b" camera - uncredited)
 2004 Team America: World Police (second assistant camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (second assistant camera)
 2004 Iron Jawed Angels (TV Movie) (second assistant camera: second unit - as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
 2003 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (first assistant camera: "a" camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras, season 1)
 2003/II Flush (Short) (first assistant camera)
 2003 Daddy Day Care (second assistant camera: "b" camera - as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
 2003 Holes (second assistant camera: additional camera)
 2002 Spider-Man (second assistant camera: second unit)
 2000 Next Friday (second assistant camera: "a" camera)
 1999 Popular (TV Series) (second assistant camera)
 1999 Molly (second assistant camera: "b" camera)
 1999 Idle Hands (second assistant camera: "a" camera)
 1999 Baby Geniuses (second assistant camera: second unit)
 1998 BASEketball (camera loader - as Michelle D. Clayton)
 1998 Movin' to Montana (first assistant camera: "a" camera)
 1998 Bulworth (camera loader)
 1998 Deep Impact (camera loader)
 1997 Amistad (second assistant camera: second unit - uncredited)
 1997 The Setting Son (first assistant camera)
 1997 Trial and Error (second assistant camera: "b" camera)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (second assistant camera)
 1996/I The Prince (camera loader)
 1996 Jerry Maguire (film loader: second unit)
 1996 If These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie) (camera loader)
 1996 Bound (camera loader)
 1996 Edie & Pen (second assistant camera: "a" camera)
 1995 Nixon (camera production assistant - uncredited)
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