David E. Elkins, S.O.C.
Camera Operator, First Assistant Cameraman
730-O Walnut Forest Road
47 Mill Rock Road West
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
(336) 768-8958
(860) 388-4328
Cell (860) 304-3283
www.davidelkins.com
david@davidelkins.com
PRODUCTION CREDITS 1985-Present
CAMERA OPERATOR
Smitty – HD Video
We Card – Industrial Video
Hands On - Infomercial
American Yakuza - Feature Film (B Camera)
Dark Justice - TV Series (B Camera)
Jasmine - Music Video
Playboy: Sensual Fantasy for Lovers - Video (B Camera)
The Lightning Incident - TV Movie (aka The Lightning Field)
(B Camera)
Earl the Poet - "High Noon" - Music Video
Hardwired - Feature Trailer
Necromancer – Feature Film (Additional Photography)
Tales from the Darkside - TV Series (B Camera)
Outlaw Force - Feature Film (Additional Photography)
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Arledge Armenaki
D.A. Oldis
Jose Luis Becerra
Richard Clabaugh
Anthony Palmieri, A.S.C.
Peter Nydrle
Kim Haun
Victor Goss, A.S.C.
FIRST ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN - Television
The Wonder Years (B Camera)
Star Trek - The Next Generation
Gabriel's Fire (B Camera)
Pro's & Cons (B Camera)
Dark Justice (B Camera)
Dream On (Additional Camera)
Target Earth (aka Taken Away) (B Camera)
Johnny Bago (Additional Camera)
Secret Confessions and Fantasies
Red Shoe Diaries (2nd Unit)
Tales from the Darkside
Sunday Comics
P.S. I Luv U (B Camera)
The Nu Deli - TV Pilot (B Camera)
Sledge Hammer (B Camera)
The Lightning Incident - TV Movie (aka The Lightning Field)
(B Camera)
Jury Duty, The Comedy - TV Movie (aka The Great American Sex
Scandal) (2nd Unit)
Revenge of Al Capone - TV Movie (2nd Unit)
Victor Goss, A.S.C.
Richard Clabaugh
Richard Clabaugh
Michael Cardone
David Huey
Steve Confer
Marvin Rush, A.S.C.
Victor Goss, A.S.C.
Victor Goss, A.S.C.
Anthony Palmieri, A.S.C.
Richard Walden
Levie Isaacs
Randy Sellers
Randy Sellars, Ken Arlidge,
Arledge Armenaki
Eagle Egilsson, A.S.C.
Gideon Porath
Bob Torrance
Bob Hayes
Joe Urbanczyk
Norman Leigh
Victor Goss, A.S.C
Peter Collister
Randy Sellars
David E. Elkins
Camera Operator – First Assistant Cameraman
FIRST ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN – Feature Films
Claire of the Moon
Prey of the Chameleon
Once Upon A Crime (2nd Unit)
Too Much Sun (2nd Unit)
The Wizard (2nd Unit)
Penny
Red Surf
Phantom of the Opera (2nd Unit)
Angel Town (B Camera)
Hollywood’s New Blood (2nd Unit)
Servants of Twilight (Promotional Film)
Mutant on the Bounty
Meet The Hollowheads (aka Life on the Edge)
The Unholy (2nd Unit)
Waxwork
Dr. Jekyll & Ms. Hyde
The Running Kind (2nd Unit)
Commando Squad (2nd Unit)
Necromancer (aka Wishes)
Cyclone (2nd Unit)
Outlaw Force
FIRST ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN - Commercials
Atrium Furniture Mall – Choices
Lexington State Bank
Panasonic Car Audio
Life Savers
McDonalds
Commerce Casino
Xircom-Nightmare
Financial Marketing
Carl's Junior
NBA - Magic Johnson
Minute Maid Orange Juice (B Camera)
Burger King
CBN - The Family Channel
Inahara
Classic Coke
Denial
Mori Nu Tofu
Meat Master
FIRST ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN – Music Videos
Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Under the Bridge"
Air Supply - "Stop the Tears"
Beastie Boys - "Pass the Mic"
Delano - "Young Luv"
Jackal - "Down on Me"
Cypress Hill - "When the Ship Goes Down"
Coolio - "County Line"
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DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Randy Sellars
Randy Sellars
Doug Milsome
Bob Yeoman
Bob Yeoman
Marty Ollstein
John Schwartzman, A.S.C.
John Schwartzman, A.S.C.
John LeBlanc
Richard Clabaugh
Antonio Soriano
Randy Sellars
Marvin Rush, A.S.C.
John Schwartzman, A.S.C.
Gerry Lively
Tom Spalding
Marvin Rush, A.S.C.
Gary Graver
Richard Clabaugh
Paul Elliott
David Huey
Robert Wooten
Gregg Easterbrook
Robert Wooten
Aaron Schneider, A.S.C.
Victor Goss, A.S.C.
Tim Roarke
Robert Ebinger
Randy Sellars
Randy Sellars
Dave Insley
Rolf Kesterman
Mark Woods
Marvin Rush, A.S.C.
Mark Woods
John Schwartzman, A.S.C.
Mark Woods
Mark Woods
Mark Woods
Eric Edwards
Tim Roarke
Tim Roarke
Aaron Schneider, A.S.C.
Eagle Egilsson, A.S.C.
Aaron Schneider, A.S.C.
Eagle Egilsson, A.S.C.
David E. Elkins
Camera Operator – First Assistant Cameraman
MUSIC VIDEOS – continued
Euphoria - "Love U Right"
Fates Warning - "Fates Warning"
Beggars & Thieves - "Beggars & Thieves"
Chris Whitley - "Living with the Law"
Earl the Poet - "High Noon"
Poco - "Call It Love/Nothing to Hide"
Spookie - "Don't Walk Away"
Chuck E. Weiss - "Marla Got Married"
Glendale Philharmonic - "Prisma"
Bruce Springsteen - "Downbound Train"
FIRST ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN – Other
Surrendering in a Champion’s World – Dance Performance
Courageous Follower – Industrial
Team Building II - Industrial
Creative Problem Solving II – Industrial
Pediatric CPR - Industrial
Discipline Without Punishment - Industrial
It's A Dogs World - Industrial
It's A Blast - PSA
Keep Them Out of Reach - PSA
NARM Presentation Graphics – Industrial
Bill Dana - The Big Room
My Self Esteem - Documentary
Community Improvement League – PSA
The Portrait - Documentary
ITT - Industrial
Tawnni Cable - Playboy Video
Respect Yourself - PSA
SECOND ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN
Ceramides Eyes – Commercial
Various Artists – “Rock, Rhythm & Blues” - Music Video
Boys Club - “The Loneliest Heart” - Music Video
Dash - Commercial
Broken Land - Music Video
Rhythm Corps – “Common Ground” – Music Video
The Nu Deli - TV Pilot (B Camera)
Collision Course - Feature Film
Necromancer (aka Wishes) - Feature Film
Cutting Loose - Music Video
Cold Steel (aka Honor Betrayed) - Feature Film
Tales from the Darkside - TV Series
Smokey Robinson – “Sleepless Nights” - Music Video
Armed Response (aka The Jade Jungle) - Feature Film
Ms. Frankenstein - Feature Film
Evil Laugh - Feature Film
Starslammer (aka Prison Ship) - Feature Film
The Tomb - Feature Film
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DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Chris Ashbrook
Arturo Smith
Paul McIlvaine
Lisa Rinzler
Victor Goss, A.S.C.
John Schwartzman, A.S.C.
Tim Roarke
Tim Roarke
Tim Roarke
Bob New
Arledge Armenaki
Randy Sellars
Randy Sellars
Randy Sellars
Randy Sellars
Randy Sellars
Randy Sellars
Jose Luis Becerra
Eagle Egilsson, A.S.C.
Tim Roarke
Tim Roarke
Randy Sellars
Mark Woods
Bill Pope
Glen Kershaw
John Schwartzman, A.S.C.
Tom Spalding
Rolf Kesterman
Jerry Wenner
Jerry Wenner
Rolf Kesterman
Rolf Kesterman
Rolf Kesterman
Joe Urbanczyk
Tim Galfas
Eric Cayla
Joe Urbanczyk
Tom Denove
Joe Urbanczyk
Paul Elliott
Paul Elliott
Steve Sealy
Steve Sealy
Paul Elliott
Paul Elliott
David E. Elkins
Camera Operator – First Assistant Cameraman
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Working knowledge of the following: 16mm and 35mm film camera systems - Aaton XTR-Prod,
Arriflex 16S, Arriflex 16M, Arriflex 16BL, Arriflex 16SR2, Arriflex 16SR3, Arriflex 416, Arriflex
Arricam, Arriflex 235, Arriflex 35-3, Arriflex 35BL, Arriflex 535, Cinema Products CP16, Eclair ACL,
Eclair NPR, Leonetti Ultracam, Moviecam Compact, Moviecam SuperAmerica, Panavision
Panaflex 16, Panavision GII, Panavision Golden, Panavision Platinum, Panavision Panastar,
Panavision Panaflex-X. HD video camera systems – Arriflex Alexa, Panasonic HDX-900,
Panasonic HPX-2700, Panasonic HVX-200.
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Author of “The Camera Assistant’s Manual”, 6 Edition published by Focal Press
Member of the International Cinematographers Guild Local 600 & the Society of Camera
Operators
References available upon request
Camera Operating Reel available upon request