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Deepwater Horizon
Deepwater Horizon Camera and Electrical Department
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Camera and Electrical Department
RED Camera and Electrical Department
Three Kings
Three Kings Camera and Electrical Department


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 2017 Geostorm (grip)
 2016 Deepwater Horizon (grip rigger)
 2015 Shark Lake (condor operator)
 2015 Terminator Genisys (grip)
 2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (electrician)
 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (electrician)
 2014 22 Jump Street (grip)
 2013 Mysteries of the Unseen World (Documentary short) (lighting technician - as Chewie Pappas)
 2013 12 Years a Slave (genny operator)
 2013 The Hangover Part III (electrician)
 2013 Hours (electrician - as Chewie Pappas)
 2012 The Baytown Outlaws (lighting technician - as Chewie Pappas)
 2012 The Expendables 2 (electrician)
 2012 The Campaign (electrician)
 2012 Mighty Fine (electrician)
 2012 The Paperboy (electrician - as Chewie Pappas)
 2012 Goats (electrician - as Chewie Pappas)
 2011 Colombiana (electrician)
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (electrician)
 2010 RED (electrician)
 2010 Jonah Hex (rigging electric - uncredited)
 2009 Alabama Moon (electrician)
 2009 I Love You Phillip Morris (electrician - as Chewie Pappas)
 2008 Mad Money (electrician) / (lighting technician)
 2007 The Kingdom (electrician)
 2007/I Premonition (electrician)
 2006 The Initiation of Sarah (TV Movie) (electrician)
 2006 Desperation (TV Movie) (electrician - uncredited)
 2003 Spin (company grip)
 2003 Runaway Jury (electrician - as Chewie Pappas)
 2003 Ghost Rock (best boy)
 2002 The Badge (lighting technician - as Chewie Papas)
 2001 Monster's Ball (electrician - as Chewie Pappas)
 2000 My Dog Skip (electrician)
 1999 Three Kings (grip)
 1998 Rag and Bone (TV Movie) (electrician - uncredited)
 1996-1997 The Big Easy (TV Series) (electrician - 8 episodes)
- Driving Ms. Money (1997) ... (electrician - as Chewie)
- The Gambler (1996) ... (electrician - as Chewie)
- Stodermayer (1996) ... (electrician - as Chewie)
- A Dead Man Is Hard to Find (1996) ... (electrician - as Chewie)
- Hotshots (1996) ... (electrician - as Chewie)
 1996 Digits (gaffer)
 1992 The Lawnmower Man (electrician)
 1990 Miller's Crossing (electrician)
 1990 Young Guns II (electrician)
 1989 Halloween 5 (grip)
 1987 Shy People (grip - as Mike Pappas)
 1987 Angel Heart (electrician - uncredited)
 1986 Avenging Force (grip - as Mike Pappas)
 1985 The Long Hot Summer (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1982 Cat People (electrician)

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