Peter Pilafian has five Emmy(TM) nominations and two Emmy(TM) wins, one for ABC Sports' Triumph On Mt. Everest. Among many others, he's also earned two ACE Nominations, First Prize Amsterdam Film Festival, and First Prize Houston Festival. Production credits include four seasons with CBS's Survivor; Mark Burnett's Eco-Challenge, New Zealand; HBO's... See full bio »

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Survivor Camera and Electrical Department
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 2015-2018 The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 4 episodes)
- 100th Episode (2018) ... (camera operator)
- Super Soaker Inventor (2018) ... (camera operator)
- Vertical Farm (2016) ... (camera operator)
- Wolves of Yellowstone (2015) ... (camera operator)
 2017 Free to Rock (Documentary) (camera operator)
 2015 48 Hours (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Father and Son: The Verdict (2015) ... (camera operator)
 2012 Pedal America (TV Series documentary) (camera operator)
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (camera)
 2009 Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (TV Series documentary) (additional photographer - 1 episode)
- Tigerhounds (2009) ... (additional photographer)
 2008 Morning Light (Documentary) (camera operator)
 2008 Carrier (TV Mini-Series documentary) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Controlled Chaos (2008) ... (camera operator)
- All Hands (2008) ... (camera operator)
 2008 After the Attack (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Dangerous Waters (2008) ... (camera operator)
- The Perilous Outdoors (2008) ... (camera operator)
 2007 Prehistoric Predators (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Dire Wolf (2007) ... (camera operator)
- Giant Bear (2007) ... (camera operator)
 2007/I Steep (Documentary) (additional camera operator)
 2005 Living with Wolves (TV Movie documentary) (additional photography)
 2003 Spin (camera operator: aerial unit) / (co-director of photography: aerial unit)
  Survivor (TV Series) (camera - 15 episodes, 2001) (camera operator - 3 episodes, 2001 - 2003)
- Beg, Barter, Steal (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Truth Be Told (2002) ... (camera operator)
- We Are Family (2001) ... (camera operator)
- The Most Deserving (2001) ... (camera)
- The Final Four (2001) ... (camera)
 2000 Dancing at the Blue Iguana (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1999 Keeping the Music Alive (TV Movie) (videographer)
 1999 Mumford (camera operator: Beta-Cam)
 1992-1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) (camera operator - 76 episodes)
- Flip (1998) ... (camera operator)
- Putting the 'Gay' Back in Litigation (1998) ... (camera operator)
- Just the Perfect Blendship (1998) ... (camera operator)
- Beverly's Secret (1998) ... (camera operator)
- Adolf Hankler (1998) ... (camera operator)
 1997 How to Be a Player (camera operator - as Peter Pilifian)
 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (underwater photographer)
 1992 A River Runs Through It (additional fish photographer)
 1991 K2 (director of photography: second unit)
 1991/I Paradise (photographer: wildlife)
 1988 Treasures of the Titanic (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator - as Peter Palafian)
 1975 The Eiger Sanction (photographer: mountain sequences)
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