R. Michael Givens

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Having traveled the world shooting feature films and commercials, Director/Cameraman Michael Givens earned an international reputation for creating memorable images and stories that honor budgets and win awards. For the past 30 years, Michael has guided his career through photography, cinematography and directing with credits including more than ... See full bio »

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Known For

Orphan Horse Camera and Electrical Department
Coyote Ugly Camera and Electrical Department
Angel Camouflaged Camera and Electrical Department
The Celestine Prophecy Camera and Electrical Department


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 2020 JL Family Ranch 2 (camera operator)
 2019 Nun's Deadly Confession (camera operator)
 2018 The Ghost Beyond (camera operator)
 2018 Orphan Horse (a camera operator)
 2018 Conrad & Michelle: If Words Could Kill (TV Movie) (Stills Photographer - as Michael Givens)
 2018 Surviving the Wild (camera operator)
 2016 JL Ranch (camera operator) / (second unit director of photography)
 2015 A Christmas Eve Miracle (a camera operator)
 2014 A Magic Christmas (camera operator)
 2012 Chilly Christmas (Video) (camera operator)
 2010 Angel Camouflaged (camera operator)
 2009 Opposite Day (camera operator)
 2006 The Celestine Prophecy (camera operator - uncredited)
 2000 Coyote Ugly (director of photography: second unit)
 1987 Munchies (assistant camera: second unit)
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series) (assistant camera - 1 episode)
- Stacking (1987) ... (assistant camera)
 1986 Trick or Treat (first assistant camera: second unit - as Michael Givens)
 1986 Vendetta (assistant camera - as Michael Givens)
 1986 Last Resort (second unit director of photography - as Michael Givens)
 1986 Belizaire the Cajun (assistant camera)
 1986 The Zero Boys (assistant camera)
 1986 Black Moon Rising (assistant camera: second unit - uncredited)
 1985 The Canterville Ghost (TV Movie) (first assistant camera)
 1985 Badge of the Assassin (TV Movie) (assistant camera: second unit - uncredited)
 1985 School Spirit (first assistant camera)
 1985 Re-Animator (assistant camera)
 1985 Girls Just Want to Have Fun (assistant camera: second unit - uncredited)
 1984 Love Scenes (second assistant camera)
 1984 Trancers (second assistant camera - as Michael Givens)
 1984 Heartbreakers (assistant camera: second unit)
 1984 Roadhouse 66 (assistant camera: second unit)
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