David Rudd attended Brooks Institute of Photography and graduated with Honors. Started in the Motion Picture Business in 1980 and has photographed hundreds of Music Videos and Commercials. He has earned an 2000 MTV Music Video Nomination for Metallica "I Disappear". An 2001 Emmy Nomination for America: A Tribute to America. An 2001 Emmy Nomination... See full bio »
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Hide Hide Show Show Cinematographer (32 credits)
 2012 The Season of Love's Perfection (Short) (director of photography)
 2010-2011 Pretend Time (TV Series) (director of photography - 15 episodes)
- Legalize Meth (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Flying Stripper (2011) ... (director of photography)
- The Mis-Education of Garry Gaga (2011) ... (director of photography)
- Full Blown Eggs (2011) ... (director of photography)
- PETA Not on Set (2011) ... (director of photography)
 2011 The Birth of Rock Theater (TV Movie)
 2010 Sting: Live in Berlin (TV Special) (director of photography)
 2010 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2008 The Police: Certifiable (Video)
 2008 Carpet Bros (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Jinglebox Joy (2008) ... (director of photography)
- A Seperate Peace (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Into the Studio (2008) ... (director of photography)
- The Little Blue One (2008) ... (director of photography)
- A New Plan (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2007 The Gray Man
  Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode, 2007) (director of photography - 1 episode, 2007)
- Sting: Songs from the Labyrinth (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2006 Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 (Video) (video "I Disappear")
 2006 My Morning Jacket: Okonokos (Video) (director of photography)
 2006 Belinda's Swan Song (Short)
 2006 Gay Robot (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2005 Three Nights on the Town (Video)
 2004 Dave Matthews Band: The Gorge (Video documentary) (director of photography)
 2003 Sting: Inside - The Songs of Sacred Love (TV Special documentary)
 2003 John Mayer: Any Given Thursday (Video documentary)
 2002 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart (Documentary)
 2001 Sting ...All This Time (Video documentary)
 1997-2001 Behind the Music (TV Series documentary) (21 episodes)
- Rod Stewart (2001)
- The Monkees (2000)
- The Police (2000)
- Sting (1999)
- Donny & Marie (1999)
 2000 BTM2 (TV Series) (director of photography - 12 episodes)
- Meredith Brooks (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Beck (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Faith Hill (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Geri Halliwell (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Bush (2000) ... (director of photography)
 1995 The Road (TV Series)
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