CHRISTOPHER LOCKETT

Director of Photography/ Camera Operator

MFA Cinematography

American Film Institute 2002


FEATURES


Motherland – Avalon PDF Films, Director: Doris Yeung


DOCUMENTARY


The Typewriter (In The 21st Century) – Director/DP. A film about a machine and the people who use, love and repair it. Typewritermovie LLC. Hulu, Amazon Prime, iTunes, Distributed by Janson Media. typewritermovie.com

Haiti – Art in The Streets  – RisingNations.com, a look at artists displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti

Haiti – What now?  – Unifiedhelp.org, a look at post-earthquake rebuilding of Haiti

A Place of Our Own  – 44 Blue, KCET, PBS Child Development series

One Village At A Time  – Evolution 3/Section 4 Films, Child slavery in Mali, West Africa

Maximum Positive Impact  – Radly Center, Low Cost Development Work in Mali, West Africa

The Last Child  – CARE/United Nations, PBS Polio eradication efforts, Haiti Segment

Youth Corps in Guatemala  – CARE,  Cultural exchange between U.S. teens and Mayan villagers

World of Hurt  – Diner Films and PBS,  Pro wrestler Gary Mono & his chaotic life

Waterfalls of the Southern Appalachians  – Diner Films and PBS, Waterfalls, mountains, animals & music


COMMERCIALS


Best Friends Animal Shelter  – AD2LA – National campaign,  Director:  Ian Kessner

Levi’s  (spec)– KCB/SchmeltzerProductions,  Director:  Casey Brumels

Volkswagen (spec)KCB/Schmeltzer Productions,  Director:  Casey Brumels

Puma shoes (spec)KCB/Schmeltzer Productions,  Director:  Casey Brumels

Band Camp: American Pie 4 (web spots)  – Universal and Panopoly Pictures,  Director:  Kim Bass

40-Year-Old Virgin (web spots)  – Universal and Panopoly Pictures,  Director:  Kim Bass


MUSIC VIDEOS


Must  – “Rust” – Wind Up Records,  Director:  Alex Marten

Judge Drain  – Silencing The Enemy”- MJ Productions, Director:  Joel McDonell

Golden Ticket  – “One Big Blur”- In The Light Entertainment,  Director:  Deanna Shapiro

DJ Tone  – “Atlanta Hustle”- Mo’ Fab Productions,  Director:  Jake Winslow

Charanjeet Virdi  – “Aaja Na” – MTV Asia,  Director:  Farhan Alam


SHORT FILMS


Think Again  – L.A. Short Film Festival,  Director:  Steven Nichols Smith

The Last Stall  – Broadcast AMC – Halloween 2003,  Director:  Steven Nichols Smith

Out of the Shadows – Diner Films,Neo-noir in black/white and color,  Director: Christopher Lockett

Dis-Connected  – Best Dramatic Short,  HDFest 2003,  Director:  Tim DeRidder

Kotoran Jiwa  – ifilm.com and Supercollider Films,  Director:  Chad Rullman

Christmas In The Hood – Spike TVand Fuzzy Bunny,  Director: Rick Baraff

Inserts  – A film about love, breasts and height,  Director:  Thom Southerland

Life of Riley  – A film about love, death and baseball, Director: Dooho Choi

The Watcher – Based on Ambrose Bierce short story,  Director:  Tim DeRidder

Player’s Principal  – Two Latinas play a playa,  Director:  Norma Sepulveda


REALITY TV


Big Brother 6, 7, ,810, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 – Camera Operator,  CBS and Fly On The Wall Entertainment

 

Home Made Simple – Director of Photography, Scout/Green Harbor and OWN TV

Relative Insanity – Camera Operator, Pilot, Lifetime and Fly On The Wall Entertainment

Blood And Oil  – Camera Operator, Discover and PSG Films

Real Housewives of Atlanta 2  – Camera Operator,  Bravo and True Entertainment

BBQ Pit Masters – Camera Operator, TLC and Original Productions

Trick My Truck season 4  – Director of Photography,  CMT and Varuna Productions

Trick My Truck 2, 3  – Camera Operator,  CMT and Varuna Productions

Trick My Trucker – Camera Operator,  CMT and Varuna Productions

Million Dollar Decorator (Pilot)  – Camera Operator,  Bravo and GoodBye Pictures

Jack My School (Pilot)  – Camera Operator,  MTV

Renovate My Family  – Camera Operator,   FOX-TV and Rocket Science Labs


TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Maine Workshops – Teaching Assistant 1996

(16mm Camera, 35mm Camera, Feature Film Lighting, Camera Assistant Workshop, Residents Workshop, etc.)

IMAGE Film & Video Center (Atlanta)  – Instructor 1997-2000

(Into to Cinematography, 35mm Camera, 16mm Camera, Into to Video, Documentary)

American Film Institute – Teaching Assistant 2001-2002

Chapman University – Guest Lecturer 2006, 2011

Brooks Institute – Guest Lecturer 2007

American Film Institute  – Guest Lecturer 2007

California State –Northride – Guest Lecturer 2009


CORPORATE, INDUSTRIAL AND BROADCAST CREDITS (All as DP and “A” Camera Operator)


PBS, BBC, FOX, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, Coca-Cola, Georgia Pacific, Georgia Power, Children’s National Medical Center, Mine’s EyeMedia, American College of Chest Physicians, Society of Critical Care Management, Department of Defense, Tomorrow Pictures,BancBoston, International Development Research Council, The Hunter Museum, National Speakers Association, CCU Video, Audio Video Resource Group, Nightly Business Report, Southern Center for International Studies, Turner Broadcasting, 1-888-TV-CREWS, Harpo Productions, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Publicinterest.tv, Unifiedhelp.org, RisingNations.com


SHOOTING FORMATS AND CAMERA SYSTEMS


FILM: Super 8, 16mm, Super 16, 35mm, Super 35.

VIDEO: RED, HDCAM, HDV, XDCAM, Digi-Beta, Beta SP, DVCPRO100, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DVCAM, Mini-DV.

CAMERAS: Panavision, Arri, Red, Moviecam, Aaton, Bolex, Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Canon, Ikegami.

LIGHTING: Everything from Micro-Flo’s to 18K HMI’s, 20K Tungsten and 200K Lightning Strikes units


REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST