Mini Bio (1)
Evan is a graduate of the Ohio Institute of Photography and Wright State University Film Program where his deep love of shooting, lighting, printing, was nurtured. Although Evan began his filmmaking career at the age of 13, with a stop-motion 8mm film set to Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, as part of an early filmmakers program, in Dayton, Ohio. He continued to develop his craft by a through study of early motion picture history, during his tenure with the Library of Congress, by inspecting, and preserving old nitrate film from such pioneers of the art as D.W. Griffith, George Meles and Thomas Edison.
Evan has drawn inspiration and knowledge from his working with many of the preeminent cameramen in the business today including such talents as Dean Cundey, Robert Richardson, Michael Ballhaus, Adam Greenberg, Janusz Kaminski, Eric Saarinen and Kent L. Wakeford.
Over the past twenty years, Evan has worked on over sixty features including such films as Godzilla (1998), Deep Impact (1998), The X Files (1998) Movie, Men in Black (1997), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), Spiderman (1990), Herbie Fully Loaded (2005) and You, Me and Dupree (2006).
As well as commercials, documentaries and political ads. Recently, Evan has filmed two 30-second spots for Bobby Shriver, and Ted Lieu, as well as Rep. Jane Harman, which aired in Los Angeles, as well as 3 commercials for Harrah's Casino.
In the world of Visual Effects, Evan has photographed, and supervised shots for such feature films as Gulliver's Travels (2010), Spider-Man (2002), Blade (1998), and Phenomenon (1996), The Green Mile (1999), X-Men (2000), Three Kings (1999), The Perfect Storm (2000), Juwanna Mann (2002) and Monkeybone (2001). In doing so, he worked with such prestigious visual effects companies as "Industrial Light and Magic", "P.O.P" and "Mass Illusion".
His cinematic style is evident in the film: Spiritual Warriors (2007): a feature film shot on location and lushly crafted around the backdrops of the Giza Pyramids in Egypt, Petra, Jordan and Palmyra, Syria. The film includes 250 visual effects shots, extensive green screens, and location plates which were seamlessly composited to bring a big budget look to a truly independent feature film. (www.spiritualwarriors.com)
Evan's most recently completed feature is entitled Razor (2012) and is currently in post-production. It was shot on location in Arizona and is a highly stylized supernatural horror film featuring the edgy look of rotoscope animation, with live-action revolving around a hyena and its keeper, who mete out punishment to those with questionable morals.
On a recent trip to the Arctic Circle on the feature documentary "White On White", Evan filmed a native Inuit polar bear hunt. Living with the hunters on the ice and documenting their lifestyle.
Twelve years ago, Evan, became one of the first cameramen to embrace high definition technology, specializing in bringing an extremely cinematic look to his cinematography.
His talents as a Digital Imaging Technician are also very much in demand. Working recently with Andrew Dunn, Greg Fraser, and Hoyta van Hoytema. He has currently been working on many projects with the Arriflex Alexa XT, the RED Epic, and currently works on the NBC hit show Scandal with Kerry Washington.
Evan is Currently Producing and Shooting a dance Documentary entitled: FLEETING MOMENTS directed by 3 time Emmy award winner Walter Painter.
In early 2017 Evan has produced and shot Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's Reelection Campaign Commercials.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: R.Riker
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