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Chris Ekstein

Chris Ekstein graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and received his MFA from the American Film Institute, where his 35mm thesis received the prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Grant. He is also the recipient of the Panavision New Film Maker Award. In 2010, Chris won best cinematography at the American International Film Festival. Chris has been a ... See full bio »

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Seduced Cinematographer
Julie's Greenroom Cinematographer
Mexican Sunrise Cinematographer


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 2018 Alex & Me (additional cinematogrpher)
 2017 You Have a Nice Flight (additional cinematogrpher) / (camera operator)
  Word Party (TV Series) (camera operator - 25 episodes, 2016) (c camera operator - 1 episode, 2016)
- Everybody Is Good at Something (2016) ... (camera operator)
- A Playground Parade (2016) ... (camera operator)
- Kip Comes to His Senses (2016) ... (camera operator)
- The Taste Test (2016) ... (camera operator)
- Building Blocks (2016) ... (camera operator)
 2016 Splash and Bubbles (TV Series) (camera operator - 2016)
 2016 Time Toys (second unit cinematography)
 2015 No, You Shut Up! (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Special Report #2 (2015) ... (camera operator)
- Special Report #1 (2015) ... (camera operator)
 2015 Most Likely to Die (camera operator) / (dp: second unit)
 2013 Tattoo Nation (Documentary) (camera operator)
 2012 Super Black Market: I Won't Forget You (Video short) (camera operator)
 2008 Finding Red Cloud (director of photography: second unit)
 2008 Actual Images: The Valley Murder Tapes (camera operator)
 2008 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot (Documentary) (camera operator)
 2007 Brotherhood of Blood (gaffer)
 2007 Head, Heart and Balls... or Why I Gave Up Smoking Pot (Short) (director of photography: second unit)
 2007 After Sex (electrician)
 2007 Love Is Love (Short) (camera operator)
 2007 Pretty Cool Too (director of photography: second unit) / (gaffer) / (still photographer)
 2006 Nightmare Man (still photographer)
 2006 Duncan Removed (Short) (grip)
 2006 But Seriously, Folks (Short) (electrician)
 2004 Wet Fur (Short) (first assistant camera)
 2003/II The Third Date (Short) (assistant camera)
 2001 Shutter (Short) (gaffer)
 2001 G Spots? (Short) (camera pa)
 2000 Strangers with Candy (TV Series) (camera production assistant - 6 episodes)
- The Last Temptation of Blank (2000) ... (camera production assistant)
- Bully (2000) ... (camera production assistant)
- There Once Was a Blank from Nantucket (2000) ... (camera production assistant)
- Ask Jerri (2000) ... (camera production assistant)
- Blank Relay (2000) ... (camera production assistant)
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Chris Eckstein | Chris Ektein

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