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Michael L. Schaertl

Michael L. Schaertl is known for his work on Dumb & Dumber (1994), The Stand (1994) and Everwood (2002). See full bio »

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Dumb & Dumber
Dumb & Dumber Camera and Electrical Department
The Stand
The Stand Camera and Electrical Department
Everwood Camera and Electrical Department
War Pigs
War Pigs Camera and Electrical Department


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 2015 War Pigs (b cam operator) / (second unit director of photography)
 2012 12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue (b camera operator - as Mike L. Schaertl) / (second unit director of photography - as Mike L. Schaertl)
 2012 Zeros (TV Movie) (camera operator) / (director of photography: second unit)
 2005 David & Goliath (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2005 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- The Harper Family (2005) ... (camera operator)
- Family Reunion Special (2005) ... (camera operator)
 1994-2003 Touched by an Angel (TV Series) (director of photography - 208 episodes)
- I Will Walk with You: Part 2 (2003) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- I Will Walk with You: Part 1 (2003) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- At the End of the Aisle (2003) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- The Show Must Not Go On (2003) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- Virtual Reality (2003) ... (director of photography: second unit)
 2002 Everwood (TV Series) (camera operator)
 2002 Just a Dream (camera operator)
 2000-2001 Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (TV Series) (director of photography - 25 episodes)
- Viva Zapatos (2001) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- Sub-Zero (2001) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- RashoMom (2001) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- The River (2001) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- Home for the Holidays (2001) ... (director of photography: second unit)
 1998 Zack and Reba (director of photography: second unit)
 1998 Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! (TV Movie) (director of photography: second unit)
 1998 Before He Wakes (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1998 Meet the Deedles (camera operator: second unit)
 1997 Promised Land (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Amazing Grace: Part 2 (1997) ... (director of photography: second unit)
 1995 Extreme (TV Series) (camera operator - 7 episodes)
- Into the Deep (1995) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
- Death Do Us Part (1995) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
- Competitive Edge (1995) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
- Higher Ground (1995) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
- Breaking Away (1995) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1994 Dumb & Dumber (lamp operator: Utah)
 1994 The Stand (TV Series) (lamp operator)
 1992 Double Jeopardy (TV Movie) (lamp operator)
 1991 Neon City (director of photography: second unit)
 1991 Hollywood Detective (TV Series) (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1990 Desperate Hours (lamp operator)
 1990 Snow Kill (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1985 Nothing Underneath (director of photography: second unit)
 1980 Windwalker (assistant camera - uncredited)
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