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 2014 Rising Star (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... (camera operator)
 2014 The 86th Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera)
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (camera)
 2014 71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (camera - as Dave Plakos)
 2013 A Hollywood Christmas at the Grove (TV Movie) (jib)
 2013 Who Gets the Last Laugh? (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Kunal Nayyar/Bill Bellamy/Jeff Dye (2013) ... (camera operator: segment) / (camera operator: studio)
 2013 The Oscars (TV Special) (camera)
 2013 The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (camera)
 2013 Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday (TV Movie) (remote head)
 2012 A Hollywood Christmas Celebration at the Grove (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2012 Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off (TV Movie) (techno jib operator)
 2012 Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne (TV Movie) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 2012 George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2012 BET Awards 2012 (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2012 The 2012 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
  American Idol (TV Series) (camera operator - 6 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (camera - 1 episode, 2012)
- Top 5 Results (2012) ... (camera)
- Finale: Winner Revealed (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Top Two Performance (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Top Five Results (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Top Nine Performance, Part 2 (2010) ... (camera operator)
 2012 FOX 25th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2012 Lionel Richie and Friends (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2012 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2011 Scream Awards 2011 (TV Movie) (camera assistant)
 2011 Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (TV Special) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 2011 Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour (TV Movie) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 2011 BET Awards 2011 (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2010 Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2010 Scream Awards 2010 (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2010 Janeane Garofalo: If You Will - Live in Seattle (Video) (camera operator)
 2010 Teen Choice Awards 2010 (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2010 BET Awards 2010 (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2009-2010 MTV's Ultimate Parkour Challenge (TV Series) (camera operator - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.8 (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.7 (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Urban Jungle: PErshing Square (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Melody Ranch (2010) ... (camera operator)
 2010 ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn -- The Last Rodeo (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2010 The 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2010 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2010 (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2008-2010 Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew (TV Series) (camera operator - 4 episodes)
- Lady Gaga Challenge (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Music Video Challenge (2010) ... (camera operator)
- ABDC Regional Finals: The South (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #2.2 (2008) ... (camera operator)
 2010 41st NAACP Image Awards (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2010 The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2010 Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 2009 George Strait: ACM Artist of the Decade All Star Concert (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 2009 The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert (TV Special) (camera operator)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (remote camera technician - 1 episode, 2009) (assistant camera - 1 episode, 1998)
- The Los Angeles Philharmonic Opening Gala with Gustavo Dudamel (2009) ... (remote camera technician)
- A Streetcar Named Desire (1998) ... (assistant camera)
 2009 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2009 The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2009 Superstars of Dance (TV Series) (camera operator - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (camera operator)
- Season Premiere (2009) ... (camera operator)
 2008 The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
  Big Brother (TV Series) (camera operator - 98 episodes, 2000 - 2008) (video tape operator - 2 episodes, 2000)
- Episode #10.1 (2008) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #2.30 (2001) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #2.29 (2001) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #2.28 (2001) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #2.27 (2001) ... (camera operator)
 2008 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2008 The 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2006 The 78th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2005 Elton John: The Red Piano (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 2005 A Capitol Fourth (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2005 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Lucas (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2005 The 77th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2004 The 76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2003 Sting: Inside - The Songs of Sacred Love (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 2003 2003 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 2003 ABC 50th Anniversary Blooper Celebration (TV Movie) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 2003 Cher: The Farewell Tour (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2002 An Evening with the Dixie Chicks (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 2002 Motown Christmas (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2002 Robin Williams: Live on Broadway (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2002 The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2001 A Capitol Fourth (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2001 Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 2001 Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 2001 The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2001 Madonna: Drowned World Tour 2001 (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 2001 Dinner for Five (TV Series) (camera crew - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (camera crew)
 2001 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2001 The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2000 Marc Anthony: The Concert from Madison Square Garden (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 2000 The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1999 Cher: Live in Concert from Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1999 The 71st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1998 Beverly Hills, 90210: Our Favorite Moments (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator - as Dave Placos)
 1998 Janet: The Velvet Rope (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1998 MTV Video Music Awards 1998 (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1998 Monty Python's Flying Circus: Live at Aspen (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1998 1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1998 The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1997 Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 1997 Explosion! (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1997 Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1997 The 19th Annual CableACE Awards (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1997 The Rolling Stones: Bridges to Babylon Tour '97-98 (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Talent Show (1997) ... (camera operator)
 1996 Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 1996 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Clint Eastwood (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 1996 The 68th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator: electronic camera)
 1995 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) (camera operator: electronic camera)
 1995 Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator: electronic camera)
 1995 Mr. Show with Bob and David (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- The Cry of a Hungry Baby (1995) ... (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 1995 Sea World/Busch Gardens Party for the Planet (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1994 The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1994 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) (camera operator: electronic camera)
 1994 Eagles: Hell Freezes Over (TV Special documentary) (camera operator: electronic camera)
 1994 The 66th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1993 Grace Under Fire (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1993) ... (camera operator - as Dave Placos)
 1993 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 1993 Engelbert Humperdinck: Blazing a Silver Trail (Video) (camera operator)
 1990 Children's Miracle Network Telethon (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1990 Welcome Home Heroes with Whitney Houston (TV Movie) (camera operator: electronic camera)
 1990 American Dreamer (TV Series) (camera operator - as Dave Plakos)
 1990 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Disneyland Fun (Video) (camera operator)
 1988 Triple Threat (TV Series) (camera operator - 1988-1989)
 1983 The US Festival (TV Mini-Series) (camera - 1 episode)
- New Wave Day (1983) ... (camera)
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