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Dan Kneece

Dan Kneece spent the first 18 years of life in Blackville, South Carolina, and attended public school there. In 7th grade, he won a medal at Edisto Conference in for playing Overture Eroica on the Oboe. Dan won the John Phillip Sousa Award in 1974 for being the best Senior musician at Blackville High School. He was awarded Associate of Arts (1976)... See full bio »

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 2015 Basmati Blues (cinematographer: additional photography) (post-production)
 2013 America's Next Top Model (TV Series) (camera operator - 11 episodes)
- The Guy Who Becomes a Bat (2013) ... (camera operator)
- The Girl Who Gets Kissed on an Elephant (2013) ... (camera operator)
- The Guy Who Has a Panic Attack (2013) ... (camera operator)
- The Girl Who Gets Punked (2013) ... (camera operator)
 2013 The Face of Love (camera operator: "a" camera) / (second unit director of photography)
 2013 Steadicam Guild Life Achievement Award a Tribute to Garrett Brown (Video short) (still photographer)
 2013 Decoding Annie Parker (camera operator)
 2012 Freeloaders (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2011/I The Artist (additional camera operator - uncredited)
 2010 Quit (Steadicam operator)
  Numb3rs (TV Series) (additional Steadicam operator - 1 episode, 2009) (additional camera operator - 1 episode, 2009)
- Where Credit's Due (2009) ... (additional Steadicam operator) / (additional camera operator)
 2009/I The Road (Steadicam operator: Oregon) / (camera operator: "b" camera, Oregon)
 2009 The Maiden Heist (camera operator)
  Carpoolers (TV Series) (camera operator - 8 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (Steadicam operator - 7 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (a camera operator - 4 episodes, 2008)
- Take Your Daughter to Work Day (2008) ... (a camera operator)
- Wheels of Fortune (2008) ... (a camera operator)
- Lost in America (2008) ... (a camera operator)
- The Recital (2008) ... (a camera operator)
- The Handsomest Man (2008) ... (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2007 Protect and Serve (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2007 Entourage (TV Series) (Steadicam operator - 4 episodes)
- Sorry, Harvey (2007) ... (Steadicam operator)
- Malibooty (2007) ... (Steadicam operator)
- The First Cut Is the Deepest (2007) ... (Steadicam operator)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2007) ... (Steadicam operator)
 2007 Death Proof (Steadicam operator)
 2007 Grindhouse (Steadicam operator - segment "Death Proof")
 2007 The Number 23 (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2007 The Hitcher (camera operator: "a" camera, additional photography)
 2006 Running with Scissors (steadicam operator)
 2006 Idlewild (Steadicam operator: additional photography) / (camera operator: "b" camera, additional photography)
 2006 Loving Annabelle (Steadicam operator)
 2006/I Something New (additional steadicam operator - uncredited)
  Sleeper Cell (TV Series) (Steadicam - 1 episode, 2005) (camera operator - 1 episode, 2005)
- Al-Faitha (2005) ... (Steadicam) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2005 Wired to Win (Documentary short) (Steadicam operator)
 2005 The Engagement Ring (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator: California)
  Bones (TV Series) (Steadicam operator - 1 episode, 2005) (camera operator - 1 episode, 2005)
- Pilot (2005) ... (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2005 The War at Home (TV Series) (steadicam operator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2005) ... (steadicam operator - uncredited)
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2005 Nine Lives (Steadicam operator)
 2005 Early Bird (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator)
 2004 Century City (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 2003 Baadasssss! (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera) / (director of photography: second unit - uncredited)
 2003 Hulk (Steadicam operator: second unit)
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (additional camera operator - uncredited)
 2003 Bruce Almighty (Steadicam operator: second unit - uncredited) / (additional camera operator: second unit - uncredited)
 2003 A Man Apart (additional Steadicam operator) / (additional camera operator)
 2003 Old School (additional Steadicam operator)
 2003 The Singing Detective (Steadicam operator)
 2002 Georgetown (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2002 Dark Blue (additional camera operator)
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 2002 Without a Trace (TV Series) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2002 MDs (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 2002 Phone Booth (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadi-cam operator)
 2002 DV8 (TV Series documentary) (Steadicam operator)
 2002 One Hour Photo (Steadicam operator)
 2002 Orange County (additional camera operator)
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (Steadicam operator)
 2001 Shallow Hal (Steadicam operator)
 2001 Zoolander (Steadicam operator: Los Angeles) / (camera operator: "b" camera, Los Angeles)
 2001 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (additional Steadicam operator) / (additional camera operator)
 2001 Rock Star (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator)
 2001 Children of the Living Dead (Video) (director of photography: second unit)
 2001/I Star (Short) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator)
 2001 Mulholland Drive (Steadicam operator)
 2001 Lana Turner... a Daughter's Memoir (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator: Los Angeles)
 2000 Citizen Baines (TV Series) (additional Steadicam operator) / (additional camera operator)
 2000 American Tragedy (TV Movie) (additional camera operator)
 2000 Beautiful (Steadicam operator)
 2000 Duets (Steadicam operator: Las Vegas)
 2000 Coyote Ugly (camera operator: additional photography)
 2000 The Patriot (Steadicam operator: second unit) / (additional camera operator) / (camera operator: second unit)
 2000 The Artist's Journey: Funk Blast (Steadicam operator)
 2000 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2000 Nurse Betty (additional Steadicam operator - uncredited) / (additional camera operator - uncredited)
 2000 What's Cooking? (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1999 Angel (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 1999 Once and Again (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 1999 Judging Amy (TV Series) (additional Steadicam operator: additional camera operator)
 1999 Hijack (director of photography: second unit)
 1999 Kidnapped in Paradise (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1999 Shadows of the Past (Steadicam operator)
 1998 Felicity (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 1998 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera) / (director of photography: second unit)
 1998 Bulworth (Steadicam operator: additional photography)
 1997 Jackie Brown (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator)
 1997 Nash Bridges (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Payback (1997) ... (camera operator)
- Deliverance (1997) ... (camera operator)
 1997 Spawn (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1997 Last Lives (Steadicam operator) / (director of photography: second unit)
 1997 Mother Knows Best (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1997 Lost Highway (Steadicam operator)
 1996 Scream (Steadicam operator)
 1996 Albino Alligator (Steadicam operator)
 1996 Bulletproof (additional Steadicam operator)
 1996 Eraser (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1996 Dead Man's Island (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1995 Love in the Ruins (Short) (Steadicam operator)
 1995 Sugartime (TV Movie) (camera operator: "a" camera, USA)
  American Gothic (TV Series) (Steadicam operator - 1 episode, 1995) (camera operator - 1 episode, 1995)
- Pilot (1995) ... (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1995/I The Last Supper (Steadicam operator)
 1995 Crimson Tide (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1994 The Journey Inside (Documentary) (Steadicam operator)
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
 1994 The Puppet Masters (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1994 One West Waikiki (TV Series) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1994 Blown Away (Steadicam operator)
 1994 Models Inc. (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 1994 Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
 1994 When a Man Loves a Woman (Steadicam operator - uncredited) / (camera operator: "b" camera - uncredited)
 1994 Ride with the Wind (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator - uncredited) / (additional photographer - uncredited)
 1994 Lipstick Camera (Steadicam operator)
 1994 The Other Man (Steadicam operator)
 1994 My Girl 2 (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1994 Shattered Image (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1994 Blue Angels: Around the World at the Speed of Sound (TV Movie documentary) (steadicam operator)
 1993 Taking Liberty (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Snapdragon (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Cyborg 2 (Video) (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Under Investigation (Video) (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Warlock: The Armageddon (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Coneheads (Steadicam operator)
 1993 The Vanishing (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Bodies, Rest & Motion (Steadicam operator)
 1992 Samantha (Steadicam operator)
 1992 The Public Eye (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1992 The Fear Inside (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
 1992 Melrose Place (TV Series) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1992 American Playhouse (TV Series) (steadicam operator - 1 episode)
- Mrs. Cage (1992) ... (steadicam operator)
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Steadicam operator)
 1992 Passed Away (panaglide operator)
 1992 Sleepwalkers (Steadicam operator: additional photography)
 1992 Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1992 Broadway Bound (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
  Columbo (TV Series) (Steadicam operator - 1 episode, 1992) (camera operator - 1 episode, 1992)
- No Time to Die (1992) ... (Steadicam operator - uncredited) / (camera operator: "b" camera - uncredited)
 1992 Invasion of Privacy (Video) (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Where Sleeping Dogs Lie (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1991 The People Under the Stairs (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Night on Earth (Steadicam operator: Los Angeles - as Daniel Kneece)
 1991 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Double Impact (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Fires Within (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1991 Dying Young (additional Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1990-1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (Steadicam operator - 29 episodes)
- Episode #2.21 (1991) ... (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
- Episode #2.22 (1991) ... (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
- Episode #2.20 (1991) ... (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
- Episode #2.19 (1991) ... (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
- Episode #2.18 (1991) ... (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1991 Wizards of the Demon Sword (first assistant camera)
 1991 Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Shoot First: A Cop's Vengeance (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
 1991 The Dark Backward (Steadicam operator)
 1991 The Terror Within II (Steadicam operator)
 1990 Child's Play 2 (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator - as Daniel Kneece) / (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1990 Mr. Destiny (Steadicam operator) / (additional second camera operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera) / (director of photography: second unit)
 1990 Cold Dog Soup (Steadicam operator)
 1990 Solar Crisis (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1990 Framed (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
 1990 Wild at Heart (Steadicam operator)
 1990 Down the Drain (Steadicam operator)
 1990 The Sleeping Car (Steadicam operator)
 1989 Trapper County War (Steadicam operator)
 1989 Transylvania Twist (Steadicam operator)
 1989 Staying Together (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1989 Dr. Caligari (Steadicam operator)
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (Steadicam operator)
 1989 Lords of the Deep (Steadicam operator)
 1989 Time Trackers (first assistant camera)
 1989 Peter Gunn (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator: "b" camera)
 1989 Original Sin (TV Movie) (additional camera operator)
 1989 L.A. Bounty (first assistant camera)
 1988 Probe (TV Series) (assistant camera - 1 episode)
- Computer Logic (1988) ... (assistant camera)
 1988 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1987 The Rutherford County Line (Steadicam operator)
 1987 The Order of the Black Eagle (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1987 Florida Straits (TV Movie) (second assistant camera)
 1987 Tainted (Steadicam operator)
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (Steadicam operator) / (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1986 Unmasking the Idol (Steadicam operator)
 1986 Blue Velvet (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1986 Raw Deal (Steadicam operator)
 1985 New Girl (Steadicam operator)
 1985 Rockin' Road Trip (Steadicam operator)
 1984 Chain Gang (Steadicam operator)
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Operated Steadicam on many commercials and music video including Beyonce "Crazy In Love", Guns N' Roses, Megadeath, The Wallflowers "Hero", Exibit, Lil' Jon, Won G with Paris Hilton, Barclay's Bank with Jennifer Aniston, Toyota with Brad Pitt for Japan, Burger King, and countless others. See more »

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First person to fly the Sony F23 camera on the Steadicam, 2007. See more »

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