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 Henry J. Kaiser High School 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 ... See full bio »

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Known For

Fiberglass and Megapixels Cinematographer
Survivor Camera and Electrical Department
Hawaii Five-0 Camera and Electrical Department


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 2022 Searching for Tom Curren - 25th Anniversary (Documentary short)
 2010 Fiberglass and Megapixels (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2007 The Seven Mile Miracle (Video documentary short)
 2006 Freddy P. Project: Interrogation (Video short)
 2003 Boarding House: North Shore (TV Series) (water cinematographer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... (water cinematographer: opening title sequence)
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... (water cinematographer: opening title sequence)
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... (water cinematographer: opening title sequence)
- Boarding House: North Shore: Episode 3 (2003) ... (water cinematographer)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (water cinematographer: opening title sequence)
 2003 Surf Girls (TV Series)
 2002 PrimeTime (Short)
 1996 Searching for Tom Curren (Short)
 1996 Blazing Longboards (Video) (water cinematographer)
 1994 Longboards the Rebirth of Cool (water cinematographer)
 1993 The Search II
 1993 Madmen 93 - Changing of the Guard (water cinematographer)
 1992 Blast off phase 2 (water cinematographer)
 1992 Madmen Saints and Sinners (water cinematographer)
 1990 Ripping Down Walls (water cinematographer)
 1989 Winter on the Rock (Video documentary)
 1989 Secret Spots on Celluloid (Video documentary) (water cinematographer)
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