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Shawn Schaffer (II)

Shawn has been in the industry since 2002. He started as an actor, appearing in a few roles for local filmmakers. He soon realized he had more interest (and talent) behind a camera than in front of one. Opting to not attend film school and develop a more complete education in both theory and practice, Shawn began jumping on to every set he could to... See full bio »

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Bridge of Spies Camera and Electrical Department
Look Twice Cinematographer
Pawn Writer
Silver Screen Cinematographer


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  Carney (TV Series) (pre-production)
  Serpentine (director of photography) (pre-production)
  Strawberry Hill (Director of Photography) (pre-production)
  The Wendigo (director of photography) (pre-production)
  Scenes in a Mind (director of photography) (post-production)
  Almost Made (director of photography) (completed)
  Swiped (Short) (completed)
 2021 One Moment
 2021 My Avatar Sings Karaoke (Short)
 2020 Celtic Cross (Short) (director of photography)
 2019 Carry on Little Sis (Short)
 2019 The Pope of Mineola (Short)
 2018 Look at Lucas (Short)
 2018 The Rival (Short)
 2018 Coffee and a Donut (Short)
 2018 Sins of the Son (Short)
 2018 The Minor League Mecca (Documentary)
 2018 Look Twice (Short)
 2017 D.P.W. (TV Movie)
 2017 Burguesinha
 2017 Merc (Short) (director of photography)
 2016 Growing Up Fat & Albanian (Short)
 2016 This is Andromeda (Short)
 2016 Key Transitions (Short)
 2016 The Long Count (Promo) (Short)
 2016 Stony Hearts (Short)
 2016 Chaos (Video)
 2015 The Banality of Business (Short)
 2015 When the Night Falls (Short)
 2014 The Perfect Color (Short)
 2011 Traveler Zero (Short) (director of photography)
 2011 Inspired (Short)
 2010/I Survival of the Fittest (Short)
 2010 eScape (TV Series)
 2009 Spin Slowly (Short)
 2008 Good and Clean (Short)
 2008 Distractions (Short)
 2007 Breaking Up (Short) (director of photography)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (16 credits)
Show Show Editor (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
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Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.


Shawn has a younger brother, Daniel, who has his own burgeoning young career in the film industry in the Grip and Electric Department. Shawn has Daniel on a number of his sets in the Grip and Electric Department as he has proven to be a quick learner and dedicated worker.

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