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He began his film career in 1976 after his graduation from Brooks Institute of Photography. Since that time he has worked on more than 35 IMAX films, seven of which have been shot in space in association with NASA. He was the first recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Alumni Association of Brooks Institute in 2008. He received the ... See full bio »

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Known For

A Beautiful Planet Cinematographer
Hubble Cinematographer
Michael Jordan to the Max Cinematographer
Ocean Oasis Cinematographer


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 2020 One More Orbit (Documentary)
 2019 Dances with Roses (Short)
 2017 A Visit with Pearl (Short)
 2016 A Certain Romance (Short)
 2016 Colorbook (Short)
 2016/II Swipe (Short) (director of photography)
 2016 Last Gift (Short)
 2016 The Aaron Case (Short)
 2016 A Beautiful Planet (Documentary)
 2012 Candu (Video short)
 2012 I'm a Superhero (Video short) (director of photography)
 2010 Hubble (Documentary short)
 2007 Drift: The Sideways Craze (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Bears (Short documentary)
 2004 Forces of Nature (Documentary short)
 2004 NASCAR: The IMAX Experience (Documentary)
 2002 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (Short documentary)
 2002 Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees (Documentary)
 2002 Space Station 3D (Documentary)
 2000 Ocean Oasis (Short)
 2000 Michael Jordan to the Max (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1999 Olympic Glory (Documentary short)
 1997 Mission to Mir (Documentary short) (director of photography)
 1996 Mexico (Documentary short)
 1994 Destiny in Space (Documentary short) (as James L. Neihouse)
 1990 Blue Planet (Short documentary) (IMAX)
 1989 Race the Wind (Documentary short)
 1985 The Dream Is Alive (Documentary short)
 1983 Darwin on the Galapagos (Documentary)
 1980 The Eruption of Mount St. Helens! (Documentary short)
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Leslie Vock Neihouse  (2 children)

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