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Checco Varese

Director of Photography: Checco Varese: Born in Peru, Checco began his career as a news cameraman working for all of the major news networks, including NBC, CNN, CBS, CBC (Canada), BBC (UK), RAI (Italy) and TVE (Spain). From 1985 to 1994 Varese specialized in shooting the world's major areas of conflict from Mexico, Central and South America (... See full bio »


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 2014 The Strain (TV Series)
 2014 Reign (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Toy Soldiers (2014)
 2013 The Fosters (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2013)
 2013 Lovestruck: The Musical (TV Movie)
 2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2011)
 2011 Lemonade Mouth (TV Movie)
 2011 5 Days of War
 2010 The Defenders (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (director of photography)
 2010 Revolución
 2009 Last of the Ninth (TV Movie)
 2009 The New Daughter (director of photography)
 2009 Melrose Place (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2009 Damian Marley: Beautiful (Video short)
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Mine (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Strange Love (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2008/I Prom Night
 2007 Life (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot: Merit Badge (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2007 Hustle (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Big Daddy Calling (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2006 The Unit (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- First Responders (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2006 Emily's Reasons Why Not (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2005 Global Frequency (TV Movie)
 2005 The Aura
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie)
 2004 Charros (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2004 A Separate Peace (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2004 Family Portrait (Documentary short)
 2004 With It (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2003 Comfort and Joy (TV Movie)
 2003 Archipiélago (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2002 Moctezuma's Revenge (as Francesco Varese)
 2002 The Cornfield (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2002 La maceta (Short) (as Francesco Varese)
 2002 Fidel (TV Movie) (as Francesco Varese)
 2001 Night at the Golden Eagle (as Francesco Varese)
 2000 Dust to Dust
 1999 Primal Force (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Francesco Varese)
 1998 Lost in the Bermuda Triangle (TV Movie) (as Francesco Varese)
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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2010.

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