Derek Hoffmann


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Derek was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. The beauty and power of the ocean inspired Hoffmann to begin shooting still photos at his home break Sandy Beach. After graduating from Kaiser High in 1984 he moved to the North Shore and learned to navigate its powerful waves and currents. He couldn't shake the rush of viewing his footage of the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Fiberglass and Megapixels Cinematographer
(2010)
Survivor Camera and Electrical Department
(2012-2019)
Hawaii Five-0 Camera and Electrical Department
(2018-2019)
Point Break Camera and Electrical Department
(2015)

Filmography

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 2019 Jo Koy: Comin' in Hot (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2012-2019 Survivor (TV Series) (camera - 185 episodes)
- I See the Million Dollars (2019) ... (camera)
- Idol or Bust (2019) ... (camera)
- Awkward (2019) ... (camera)
- Fasten Your Seatbelts (2019) ... (camera)
- Blood of a Blindside (2019) ... (camera)
 2018-2019 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (camera operator - 17 episodes)
- Ho'okahi no la o ka malihini (2019) ... (camera operator: additional camera - uncredited)
- O ke kumu, o ka mana, ho'opuka 'ia (2019) ... (camera operator: additional camera - uncredited)
- He Kama Na Ka Pueo (2019) ... (camera operator: additional camera - uncredited)
- Ke ala o ka pu (2019) ... (camera operator: additional camera - uncredited)
- Pupuhi Ka He'e O Kai Uli (2019) ... (camera operator: additional camera - uncredited)
 2005-2017 The Apprentice (TV Series) (camera operator - 161 episodes)
- I Don't Have Time for Anyone's Ego Except My Own (2017) ... (camera operator)
- Bon Voyage (2017) ... (camera operator)
- Scissors and Some Creativity (2017) ... (camera operator)
- Candy for a Billionaire (2017) ... (camera operator)
- Fire Up That Chopper (2017) ... (camera operator)
 2016 Bunker77 (Documentary) (camera operator)
 2016 Adam Devine's House Party (TV Series) (camera operator - 10 episodes)
- Weekend at Adam's (2016) ... (camera operator)
- Point Broken (2016) ... (camera operator)
- A Very Dramatic Episode (2016) ... (camera operator)
- Documental (2016) ... (camera operator)
- Banyan Tree Elf (2016) ... (camera operator)
 2015 Point Break (camera operator: 2nd Unit)
 2014 Are You the One? (TV Series) (camera operator - 10 episodes)
- Run Down with a Happy Ending (2014) ... (camera operator)
- White Party (2014) ... (camera operator)
- Getting Dumped On (2014) ... (camera operator)
- It's So Hard... To Say Goodbye (2014) ... (camera operator)
- Turn the Paige (2014) ... (camera operator)
 2013 Survivor: Blood vs Water Preview (TV Special) (camera)
 2013 Fight Master: Bellator MMA (TV Series) (camera operator - 10 episodes)
- It All Comes Down to This (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Eyes on the Prize (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Friend or Foe (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Who Is the Underdog Now? (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Last Shot for Spot (2013) ... (camera operator)
 2013 Redneck Island (TV Series) (camera operator - 11 episodes)
- The Reckonator (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Varmints in a Tree (2013) ... (camera operator)
- The Shady Burrito (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Balls to the Wall (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Gone Tubin' (2013) ... (camera operator)
 2012 Survivor: Philippines Preview (TV Special) (camera)
 2011-2012 Love in the Wild (TV Series) (camera operator - 15 episodes)
- Week 8 (2012) ... (camera operator)
- Week 7 (2012) ... (camera operator)
- Week 6 (2012) ... (camera operator)
- Week 5 (2012) ... (camera operator)
- Week 4 (2012) ... (camera operator)
 2011 A Deeper Shade of Blue (Documentary) (contributing cameraman - as Derek Hoffman)
 2005-2011 The Ultimate Fighter (TV Series) (camera operator - 133 episodes)
- Episode #13.10 (2011) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #13.9 (2011) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #13.8 (2011) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #13.7 (2011) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #13.6 (2011) ... (camera operator)
 2008-2010 High School Reunion (TV Series) (camera operator - 22 episodes)
- Promises of Love (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Another Wedding Day in Paradise (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Invite Only (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Hearts Are Wild (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Ante Up (2010) ... (camera operator)
 2009 Kokua 2008: 5 Years of Change (Documentary) (camera operator)
 2009 Jack Johnson: Kokua Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii 2008 (TV Special) (camera operator: Dolly)
 2008 The Baby Borrowers (TV Series) (camera operator - 7 episodes)
- The Baby Borrowers: Lessons Learned (2008) ... (camera operator)
- Senior Citizens: A Journey's End (2008) ... (camera operator)
- Teens: The Break Up (2008) ... (camera operator)
- Pre-Teens: Where Did They All Come From? (2008) ... (camera operator)
- Toddlers: We're Back! (2008) ... (camera operator)
 2008 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing (TV Mini-Series) (camera operator - 4 episodes)
- 2007 Recap (2008) ... (camera operator)
- 2007 Billabong Pipemasters (2008) ... (camera operator)
- 2007 O'Neill World Cup of Surfing (2008) ... (camera operator)
- 2007 Reef Hawiian Pro (2008) ... (camera operator)
 2007 Kokua Festival 2006 (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2004-2005 Nanny 911 (TV Series) (camera operator - 24 episodes)
- The Spaulding Family (2005) ... (camera operator)
- The Nannis Family (2005) ... (camera operator)
- The Maucione Family (2005) ... (camera operator)
- The Race Family (2005) ... (camera operator)
- The Abner Family (2005) ... (camera operator)
 2005 The Simple Life (TV Series) (camera operator - 16 episodes)
- Wedding Planner (2005) ... (camera operator)
- Dentistry (2005) ... (camera operator)
- Manufacturing (2005) ... (camera operator)
- Firefighters (2005) ... (camera operator)
- Ad Agency (2005) ... (camera operator)
 2004 Kokua (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 2004 Forever Eden (TV Series) (camera operator - 25 episodes)
- Where's Wallace? (2004) ... (camera operator)
- It Is on and It Is On (2004) ... (camera operator)
- Stand by Your Man (2004) ... (camera operator)
- Adam's Apple (2004) ... (camera operator)
- True Colors (2004) ... (camera operator)
 2004 High School Reunion (TV Series) (camera operator)
 2004 The Ride/The Day (Video) (camera operator)
 2004 American Idol (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- First Show, First Recap (2004) ... (camera operator)
 2003 Top Ten Hawaiian Beach Resorts (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 2003 Paradise Hotel (TV Series) (camera operator - 30 episodes)
- Episode #1.30 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.29 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.28 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.27 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.26 (2003) ... (camera operator)
 2003 Ripley's Believe It or Not! (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.18 (2003) ... (camera operator: Water Camera Operator)
 2003 Boarding House: North Shore (TV Series) (camera operator - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (camera operator)
 2003 Surf Girls (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 2003)
 2003 The Mole (TV Series) (camera operator - 6 episodes)
- Episode #3.6 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #3.5 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Hulapalooza (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #3.3 (2003) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #3.2 (2003) ... (camera operator)
 2001 Manhunt (TV Series) (camera operator)
 2000 A Dating Story (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - Hawaii shows)
 2000 A Makeover Story (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Traffic Jam (2000) ... (camera operator)
 1999 Core Culture (TV Series) (camera operator - Salt Lake City Olympic specials)
 1998 Movie Surfers (TV Series) (camera operator: Hawaii - "Lilo & Stich" shows)
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