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Michael Ferris Cinematography Michael Ferris . Biography . Camera Operator . Director of Photography Born in San Diego, Michael Ferris spent his formative years in California and New York. After earning a BA in Psychology and Literature he served four years active duty in the United States Air Force. Honorably discharged as Captain after remote duty... See full bio »

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X: First Class
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 2013 Decoding Annie Parker (camera operator)
 2011 X: First Class (underwater director of photography)
 2010 Alleged (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2010 Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (TV Movie) (u/w director of photography)
 2010 The Runaways (underwater camera operator)
 2009 Hurt (additional camera operator)
 2009 The Soloist (camera operator: "b" camera - uncredited)
 2009 Not Forgotten ("a" camera operator/2nd unit dp)
 2009 Evil Angel (u/w director of photography)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (camera operator: second unit)
 2006 One Night with the King (camera operator)
 2006 Seraphim Falls (director of photography: second unit)
 2006 Snakes on a Plane (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2006 Monster House (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2006 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (camera operator: "c" camera)
 2006 The Jake Effect (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (camera operator)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (camera operator: second unit)
 2005/I Survival Island (underwater camera operator - as Mike Ferris)
 2005 Supercross (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2003 Kung Phooey! (camera operator)
 2002 Frank McKlusky, C.I. (camera operator: second unit)
 2001 Corky Romano (camera operator - uncredited)
 2001 Return to Cabin by the Lake (TV Movie) (camera operator: underwater unit) / (director of photography: underwater unit)
 2001 Jurassic Park III (underwater director of photography)
 2001 The Forsaken (camera operator)
 2001 Christmas in the Clouds (camera operator)
 2000 More Dogs Than Bones (camera operator)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene (underwater camera operator)
 2000 Cabin by the Lake (TV Movie) (director of photography: underwater unit)
 1999 End of Days (additional camera operator)
 1999 The Wood (camera operator)
 1998 Mafia! (underwater director of photography)
 1998 Paulie (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1997 Alien: Resurrection (additional underwater camera operator)
 1997 Trojan War (director of photography: second unit - as Mike Ferris)
 1997 The Game (underwater camera operator)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (camera operator: second unit)
 1997 George of the Jungle (camera operator: second unit)
 1997 She's So Lovely (camera operator)
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts (additional photographer)
 1997 The Relic (additional camera operator)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (camera operator: second unit)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (camera operator)
 1996 A Very Brady Sequel (camera operator)
 1996 Barb Wire (director of photography: second unit)
 1995 The Big Green (director of photography: second unit)
 1995 Waterworld (camera operator: second unit)
 1995 Heavy Weights (director of photography: second unit)
 1994 Clifford (director of photography: second unit)
 1993 Wayne's World 2 (camera operator)
 1993 My Life (camera operator)
 1993 Fatal Instinct (photography: second unit)
 1993 Mother's Boys (camera operator: second unit)
 1993 Point of No Return (director of photography: second unit)
 1992 Candyman (additional camera operator)
 1992 Basic Instinct (director of photography: second unit - San Francisco)
 1991 Wedlock (director of photography: second unit)
 1990 The Rookie (camera operator: second unit)
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie) (second camera operator)
 1990 Back to the Future Part III (camera operator: second unit - as Mike Ferris)
 1990 Baywatch (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- The Big Race (1990) ... (director of photography: second unit - as Mike Ferris)
- Shark Derby (1990) ... (director of photography: second unit - as Mike Ferris)
 1990 Internal Affairs (director of photography: second unit)
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (camera operator: second unit)
 1989 Blind Fury (camera operator)
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Elysian Fields (1989) ... (camera operator)
 1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (camera operator)
 1988 Die Hard (camera operator)
 1988 Colors (additional camera operator - as Mike Ferris)
 1987 Leonard Part 6 (camera operator: second unit - as Mike Ferris)
 1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1986 Fresno (TV Mini-Series) (camera operator - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (camera operator)
- The Raisin Basket of the World (1986) ... (camera operator)
 1985 Hunter (TV Series) (camera operator - 3 episodes)
- Guilty (1985) ... (camera operator)
- The Beach Boy (1985) ... (camera operator)
- The Snow Queen: Part 1 (1985) ... (camera operator)
 1984 Calendar Girl Murders (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1983 Scarface (camera operator)
 1983 Never Say Never Again (underwater camera operator - as Mike Ferris)
 1983 Cross Creek (camera operator)
 1983 Blue Thunder (camera operator - as Mike Ferris)
 1980 Foxes (assistant camera)
 1979 Hot Rod (TV Movie) (first assistant camera: second unit - uncredited)
 1978 Cycle Vixens (assistant camera - as Mike Ferris)
 1978 The Toolbox Murders (assistant camera)
 1977 Opening Night (camera operator)
 1977 Moonshine County Express (first assistant camera)
 1977 Abar (first assistant camera - as Mike Ferris)
 1976 Black Heat (assistant camera)
 1976 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (camera operator)
 1975 Bugs Bunny Superstar (Documentary) (assistant camera)
 1975 3 A.M. (photographer: second unit)
 1975 Blazing Stewardesses (assistant camera - as Mike Ferris)
 1975 Jessi's Girls (assistant camera - as Mike Ferris)
 1974 The Naughty Stewardesses (second assistant camera - as Mike Ferris)
 1974 A Woman Under the Influence (camera operator - as Mike Ferris)
 1974 Girls for Rent (assistant camera - as Mike Ferris)
 1974 Macon County Line (second assistant camera)
 1974 Dynamite Brothers (assistant camera - as Mike Ferris)
 1973 And When She Was Bad... (camera operator: second unit - as Mike Ferris)
 1973 The Clones (assistant camera)
 1973 Invasion of the Bee Girls (second camera operator)
 1973 The Young Nurses (grip - as Mike Ferris)
 1973 Midnight Intruders (key grip)
 1972 The Unholy Rollers (still photographer)
 1972 Blue Money (key grip)
 1971 Six Women (key grip - as Mike Ferris)
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