David Emmerichs

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Born in California, David grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He became interested in movies at an early age, making stop-motion animated films in his basement starting at age 12. He attended the New York University Tisch School of the Arts film school from 1985-1989; winning awards for cinematography and becoming interested in Steadicam. He spent ... See full bio »

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Se7en Camera and Electrical Department
Avatar Camera and Electrical Department
The Green Mile Camera and Electrical Department
Transformers Camera and Electrical Department


Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (80 credits)
 2024 Avatar 3 (virtual camera operator) (post-production)
 2022 Avatar 2 (virtual camera operator) (post-production)
 2021 Top Gun: Maverick (camera operator: additional photography) (completed)
 2020 Mulan (additional photography)
 2018 Bad Times at the El Royale (camera operator: 'a' camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2018 Ready Player One (B camera operator: insert unit)
 2018 A Quiet Place (2nd unit dp - uncredited) / (steadicam/camera operator)
 2018 Insidious: The Last Key (director of photography: additional photography)
 2017 The Dark Tower (a camera operator) / (steadicam operator: Los Angeles)
 2017 Kong: Skull Island (a camera operator: additional photography - uncredited)
 2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage (director of photography: second unit)
 2016 The Accountant (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2016 Nocturnal Animals (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2016 Triple 9 (director of photography: second unit)
 2015 Bridge of Spies (b camera operator/steadicam: additional photography - uncredited)
 2014 We Hate Paul Revere (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2014 The Purge: Anarchy (director of photography: additional photography)
 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (virtual camera operator)
 2014 Walk of Shame (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2013 The Internship (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2012 The Guilt Trip (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2012 Red Dawn (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2012 This Means War (steadicam operator: Los Angeles)
 2011 Real Steel (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2011 X-Men: First Class (camera operator: "a" camera/steadicam, Los Angeles unit)
 2010/I The Fighter (camera operator: additional photography, Los Angeles - as David L. Emmerichs) / (steadicam operator: additional photography, Los Angeles - as David L. Emmerichs)
 2009 Avatar (steadicam operator)
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2009 Hawthorne (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (camera operator: "a" camera - as David L. Emmerichs)
 2008 Wanted (a camera/steadicam operator: Chicago)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (camera operator: "b" camera, additional photography) / (steadicam operator: additional photography)
 2007 Transformers (a camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (steadicam operator - 1 episode)
- Made in America (2007) ... (steadicam operator)
 2007/I Shooter (camera operator: "a" camera, additional photography) / (steadicam operator: additional photography)
 2006 Smokin' Aces (camera operator: "a" camera - as Dave Emmerichs) / (steadicam operator - as Dave Emmerichs)
 2006/II Catch and Release (camera operator: "b" camera, Colorado) / (steadicam: Colorado)
 2006 Hoot (camera operator: "a" camera, additional photography) / (steadicam operator: additional photography)
 2005 The Island (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2005/I Man of the House (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch (camera operator: "a" camera, additional photography)
 2003 Bad Boys II (camera operator: "a" camera - as Dave Emmerichs) / (steadicam operator - as Dave Emmerichs)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2002 Spider-Man (camera operator: "a" camera, additional photography)
 2001 The Majestic (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2001 Michael Jackson: You Rock My World (Video short) (steadicam operator)
 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2000 Bless the Child (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 2000 Ready to Rumble (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 1999 The Green Mile (camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1999 Edtv (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1998 Armageddon (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 1997 Alien: Resurrection (additional camera operator) / (steadicam operator)
 1997 Con Air (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 1996 The Fan (b camera operator/steadicam operator)
 1995 Nixon (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 1995 Father of the Bride Part II (steadicam operator)
 1995 Se7en (steadicam operator)
 1995 Bushwhacked (a camera operator/steadicam)
 1995 Bye Bye Love (steadicam operator)
 1994 The Jungle Book (b camera operator/steadicam operator)
 1994 I Love Trouble (steadicam operator)
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (steadicam operator)
 1994 On Deadly Ground (b camera operator/steadicam operator)
 1993 Dream Lover (steadicam operator)
 1993 Cool Runnings (steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1993 Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (steadicam operator)
 1993 12:01 (TV Movie) (steadicam operator)
 1993 Brain Smasher... A Love Story (Video) (steadicam operator)
 1993 Knights (steadicam operator)
 1993 Menace II Society (steadicam operator)
 1993 Army of One (steadicam operator)
 1992 Chain of Desire (steadicam operator)
 1992 The Washing Machine Man (TV Movie) (steadicam operator)
 1992 Total Eclipse (Short) (steadicam operator)
 1991 There's Nothing Out There (steadicam operator)
 1991 Hangin' with the Homeboys (panaglide operator)
 1990 That Burning Question (Short) (assistant camera)
 1989 Rain (additional Steadicam operator - uncredited)
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