Don King (II)

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Don King: Director & Cinematographer Born on Oahu Hawaii and a graduate of Punahou School, Don King was a Hawaii state swimming champion and NCAA Stanford championship water polo player. He honed his underwater cinematographer skills in such films as Soul Surfer, Cast Away, Die Another Day, Riding Giants, Blue Crush and Charlie's Angels II and The ... See full bio »

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Battleship Camera and Electrical Department
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Camera and Electrical Department
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Camera and Electrical Department
Die Another Day Camera and Electrical Department


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 2021 Deadliest Catch: Bloodline (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- A Bigger Boat (2021) ... (camera operator: underwater)
 2021 Finding 'Ohana (Aerial Director of Photography)
 2020 The Wrong Missy (C Camera Operator) / (underwater director of photography)
 2019 Midway (underwater camera operator)
 2019 Triple Frontier (camera operator: second unit) / (underwater camera operator)
 2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (camera operator: "c" camera, second unit, Hawaii) / (underwater director of photography: second unit, Hawaii)
 2017 Snatched (camera operator)
 2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage (camera operator: second unit)
 2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (camera operator) / (underwater camera operator)
 2015 Point Break (a camera operator tahiti)
 2015 Oprah's Master Class: Belief Special (TV Special) (additional camera operator)
 2015/I Aloha (additional photography)
 2014/I Big Eyes (additional photography)
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (underwater camera operator)
 2013 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary) (additional cinematographer - 1 episode)
- Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau (2013) ... (additional cinematographer)
 2013 Enlightened (TV Series) (second unit director of photography - 1 episode)
- Higher Power (2013) ... (second unit director of photography: underwater Hawaii)
 2012 The Amazing Race (TV Series) (underwater camera - 1 episode)
- It's a Great Place to Become Millionaires (2012) ... (underwater camera)
 2012 Battleship (camera operator: "c" camera, Hawaii)
 2012 The River (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Row, Row, Row Your Boat (2012) ... (camera operator)
- Marbeley (2012) ... (camera operator)
 2011 Breathe Life (Documentary short) (additional photography) / (assistant camera)
 2011 The Descendants (underwater camera operator)
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (underwater camera operator: Hawaii)
 2011 Soul Surfer (camera operator: "b" camera) / (director of photography: second unit)
  Off the Map (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes, 2011) (second unit director of photography - 2 episodes, 2011)
- There's a Lot to Miss About the Jungle (2011) ... (camera operator)
- Hold on Tight (2011) ... (camera operator)
- There's Nothing to Fix (2011) ... (second unit director of photography)
- I'm Here (2011) ... (second unit director of photography)
 2011 Just Go with It (underwater camera operator)
 2010 Hereafter (underwater camera operator: Hawaii - uncredited)
 2009 Into the Blue 2: The Reef (Video) (camera operator: "b" camera) / (director of photography: second unit)
 2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall (director of photography: marine unit, Hawaii)
 2008 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (TV Series) (additional photography - 1 episode)
- Hawaii (2008) ... (additional photography)
  Lost (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode, 2007) (additional camera operator - 1 episode, 2006)
- Through the Looking Glass (2007) ... (camera operator)
- ? (2006) ... (additional camera operator: 'c' camera)
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (director of photography: water unit)
 2004 Riding Giants (Documentary) (camera operator: jaws unit)
 2004 The Big Bounce (director of photography: wave unit)
 2003 The Break (TV Movie) (cinematographer: surfing water scenes)
 2003 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (underwater cinematographer - 1 episode)
- Heart of the Sea (2003) ... (underwater cinematographer)
 2002 Die Another Day (additional unit photographer)
 2002 Blue Crush (camera operator)
 2000 Cast Away (director of photography: second unit - as Don R. King)
 1998 In God's Hands (underwater camera operator)
 1998 City of Angels (underwater photographer)
 1997 Raging Planet (TV Series documentary) (special cinematographer - 1 episode)
- Tidal Wave (1997) ... (special cinematographer)
 1996 Maui Heat (TV Movie) (director of photography: second unit)
 1995 The Living Sea (Documentary short) (cinematographer: surfing water scenes)
 1994 The Endless Summer 2 (Documentary) (camera operator: Africa, Fiji, France, Hawaii, Indonesia) / (still photographer) / (underwater camera operator: Africa, Fiji, France, Hawaii, Indonesia)
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