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Jason has lived all over the world and worked in a number of fields, though film has always been his first love. He's worked as a cinematographer, a director, and a director of photography, in addition to numerous other crew positions on his way up. He's expressed a great interest in still photography, writing, poetry (published), and is highly ... See full bio »

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Independence Day
Independence Day Camera and Electrical Department
Deja Vu
Deja Vu Camera and Electrical Department
The Jackal
The Jackal Camera and Electrical Department
Breakdown Camera and Electrical Department


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 2008 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (underwater key grip - 1 episode)
- Raising Caine (2008) ... (underwater key grip)
 2007 NCIS (TV Series) (underwater key grip - 1 episode)
- Lost & Found (2007) ... (underwater key grip - uncredited)
 2006 Deja Vu (key grip: marine unit)
 2005-2006 Surface (TV Series) (underwater key grip - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.15 (2006) ... (underwater key grip - uncredited)
- Episode #1.14 (2006) ... (underwater key grip - uncredited)
- Episode #1.13 (2006) ... (underwater key grip - uncredited)
- Episode #1.12 (2006) ... (underwater key grip - uncredited)
- Episode #1.11 (2006) ... (underwater key grip - uncredited)
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie) (grip)
 1997 The Jackal (grip)
 1997/I Breakdown (underwater camera operator: second unit)
 1996 Independence Day (grip)
 1996 Up Close & Personal (company grip - as Jason C. Poteet)
 1995 The O.J. Simpson Story (TV Movie) (best boy grip)
 1994 The River Wild (key grip: second unit - as Jason C. Poteet)
 1994 White Mile (TV Movie) (underwater camera operator: second unit)
 1993 The Vanishing (rigging key grip)
 1992 Love Field (best boy grip)
 1990 A Gnome Named Gnorm (dolly grip)
 1988 To Die For (grip)
 1988 Pumpkinhead (best boy electric)
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Alternate Names:

Jason C. Poteet


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Personal Quote:

A little pain never hurt anybody.


He worked as grip, a key grip, a marine grip, and also an electrician while investigating all the other fields involved in filmmaking to more fully understand all the inner workings of how films work.


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