JD spent years working as a union gaffer and grip and then running a production service and equipment rental company with sound stages and lighting trucks before making the transition to production. That strong technical background makes him a cost-effective and facile problem solver with an intimate understanding of the needs of his crew and the ... See full bio »

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Holy Man Producer
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Tales from the Darkside Camera and Electrical Department


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 2010 The Insatiable Moon (gaffer)
 2008 The Singer and the Poet (Short) (assistant camera)
 2008 Money Game (Short) (gaffer)
 2007 Dancin' on the Edge (Short) (second unit)
 2006 Driven (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1994 True Lies (grip - uncredited)
 1992 Le Grand Pardon II (grip - uncredited)
 1991 Jungle Fever (electrician - uncredited)
 1991 L.A. Law 100th Episode Celebration (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1988 Call Me (electrician - uncredited)
 1987 Anna (gaffer - uncredited)
 1987 Campus Man (electrician)
 1986 Hotshot (grip - uncredited)
 1986 Where Are the Children? (gaffer - uncredited)
 1986 Whatever It Takes (grip - uncredited)
 1986 9½ Weeks (grip - uncredited)
 1986 Highlander (grip - uncredited)
 1985 Compromising Positions (grip - uncredited)
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (grip - uncredited)
 1985 Delivery Boys (dolly grip)
 1984 Silent Madness (grip)
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (second grip - 1 episode)
- Pain Killer (1984) ... (second grip)
 1984 Exterminator 2 (grip - uncredited)
 1984 The Toxic Avenger (electrician - uncredited)
 1983 Luggage of the Gods! (assistant camera - uncredited)
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Jon David Freedman | Jon Freedman


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