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Steven Poster

Steven Poster was born and raised In Chicago, and was first interested in still photography. He studied at Southern Illinois University, Los Angeles Art Center College of Design, and the Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He first filmed commercials and documentaries. He then worked on "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" ... See full bio »

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 2014 Tap World (TV Movie documentary) (completed)
 2014 The Miles Davis Documentary (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 Gutsy Frog (TV Movie)
 2013 Hemlock Grove (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Jellyfish in the Sky (2013) ... (director of photography)
 2013 Rhythm of Life (Documentary short)
 2007-2012 Craft in America (TV Mini-Series documentary) (director of photography - 8 episodes)
- Threads (2012) ... (director of photography: main title)
- Family (2011) ... (director of photography: main title)
- Messages (2011) ... (director of photography: main title)
- Process (2009) ... (director of photography: main title)
- Origins (2009) ... (director of photography: main title)
 2011 Xelerate (Short)
 2011 Flypaper
 2009/I The Box (director of photography - as Steven B. Poster)
 2009 Spread
 2008 Raising the Bar (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2006 The Danny Comden Project (TV Movie) (as Steven B. Poster)
 2006 Southland Tales (director of photography)
 2006 The Loop (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2004 Tap Heat (Short)
 2002 Stuart Little 2 (director of photography)
 2001 The Oscar Legacy (Documentary)
 2001 Donnie Darko (director of photography)
 1998 1 chance sur 2 (as Steven B. Poster)
 1998 The American Experience (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- A Midwife's Tale (1998) ... (director of photography - as Steven B. Poster)
 1997 RocketMan
 1997 Color of Justice (TV Movie) (as Steven B. Poster)
 1997 Boys Life 2 (segment "Nunzio's Second Cousin", as Steven B. Poster)
 1996 Once You Meet a Stranger (TV Movie)
 1995 Present Tense, Past Perfect (TV Short)
 1994 Roswell (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1992 The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin (TV Movie documentary) (director of photography)
 1991 Life Stinks (director of photography)
 1990 Rocky V (director of photography)
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video) (video "Like a Prayer", as Steven B. Poster)
 1990 Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) (as Steven B. Poster)
 1990 Opportunity Knocks (director of photography)
 1989 Next of Kin
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee (director of photography)
 1988 Aloha Summer
 1987 Someone to Watch Over Me (director of photography)
 1987 I'll Take Manhattan (TV Mini-Series) (as Steven B. Poster)
 1986 Courage (TV Movie)
 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly (director of photography)
 1986 Blue City
 1985 The Heavenly Kid (director of photography)
 1985 The New Kids (director of photography)
 1983 Testament (director of photography)
 1983 Strange Brew (director of photography)
 1983 The Cradle Will Fall (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1983 Spring Break (director of photography)
 1982 Mysterious Two (TV Movie)
 1981 Coward of the County (TV Movie)
 1981 Dead & Buried (as Steve Poster)
 1980 Blood Beach
 1979 Beggarman, Thief (TV Movie)
 1979 The Night Rider (TV Movie)
 1978 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Mr. Potential (1978) ... (director of photography - as Steven B. Poster)
 1973 Another Saturday Night (Short)
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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1987. Served as President from 2002 to 2003.

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