BARBEE'S RESUME

Charles L. Barbee
Cinematographer

SERIES TELEVISION, COMMERCIALS & FEATURE CREDITS


GURU 2 GO - A series for Discovery Networks, Guru 2 Go Productions.
Produced by David Troy Smith, Directed by Peter D'Amato

THE TRIP - Independent Feature, Falcon Lair Films
Written & Directed by Miles Swain.  Produced by Houston King.

WARM BLOODED KILLERS - Independent Feature, Iron Heart Films
Written & Directed by Stephen Langford, co-Directed by Nick Siapkaris.

FREE ENTERPRISE - Independent Feature, Mindfire Entertainment, Inc.
Produced by Dan Bates & Mark A. Altman, Directed by Robert Meyer Burnett.

NEBRASKA - Independent Feature, Nebraska Productions.
Produced & Directed by Michael Nash.

THE THRILL OF MOTION - General Motors / N.W. Ayer / Ad:vent. 
70mm Motion Based Ridefilm, centerpiece of G.M. Pavilion in Atlanta for 1996 Olympics.

NIGHT COURT - Warner Bros. Television - NBC Series. 
Two Emmy Nominations for Best Lighting.

MERCEDES SPOTS - Equinox Productions - Mercedes Benz of North America.
Commercials for Point of Sale Advertising.
Director and Director of Photography

HONDA SPOTS - Robert Ellen Associates / James Kellahin Productions.
Director of Photography.

DISCOVERY II - Showscan Film Corporation - Canadian Expo '86. 
70mm Showscan underwater ridefilm produced by Douglas Trumbull.
Director and Director of Photography

JUST LIKE FAMILY - Walt Disney Studios - Series, The Disney Channel.
Director of Photography

PERFECT STRANGERS - Lorimar Telepictures - ABC Series. 
Director of Photography, Main Title Sequences & 2nd Unit.

THE GIRL IN THE RED TRUCK - Lee Mendelson Productions - CBS M.O.W.
Director of Photography.

THE ANNIHILATOR - MCA Universal City Studios - ABC Series Pilot. 
Director of Photography, 2nd Unit & Stunt Sequences.

STAR TREK - The Motion Picture - Paramount Pictures - Apogee, Inc. - Feature Film.  Motion Control, Blue Screen & Front Projection special effects. Photographed V'Ger flyover sequence. Worked directly with Douglas Trumbull and John Dykstra. 
Director of Photography

AUTOMAN - 20th Century Fox - Glen Larson Productions - ABC. 
Director of Photography, 2nd Unit & Front Projection Special Effects.

THE FALL GUY - 20th Century Fox - Glen Larson Productions - ABC. 
Director of Photography, 2nd Unit & Special Effects.

 

OTHER SECOND UNIT WORK

Director of Photography, 2nd Unit, for the following series & features through the Howard Anderson Company.

REMINGTON STEELE - MTM Studios; HOTEL - Aaron Spelling Productions;   

AGAINST ALL ODDS - Columbia Pictures; GREMLINS - Warner Bros. Studios; 
THE LAST STARFIGHTER - Lorimar Productions;

 

TV SPECIALS - MAGAZINES - DOCUMENTARYS

Since the late '70's I've photographed whole shows and segments for most of the major network magazine and documentary programs on both film and video.

ABC: 20/20 - PRIME TIME LIVE - GOOD MORNING AMERICA - CLOSEUP - NIGHTLINE - TURNING POINT.

CBS: 60 MINUTES - CBS REPORTS - FACE TO FACE WITH CONNIE CHUNG - 48 HOURS.

NBC: DATELINE NBC.

PBS: AMERICAN MASTERS: Bacall on Bogart - When We Were Young. NOVA:A Century of Discovery. BILL MOYERS: A World of Ideas.SPECIALS: Inside Family Ties.

 

LEE MENDELSON FILM PRODUCTIONS, INC.

For nearly 10 years I was a staff Producer/Director/Cameraman/Editor for this independent producer of one hour, filmed television specials for all three networks. Some of the many shows we produced are:

THE OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS & CHALLENGERS - ABC - Telly Savalas. 
TRAVELS WITH FLIP and MORE TRAVELS WITH FLIP - CBS - Flip Wilson. 
THE BILLION DOLLAR MOVIES - NBC BIG EVENT - David Niven. 
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY CHARLIE BROWN - CBS - Carl Reiner. 
THE WILD PLACES - NBC - Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward. 
FROM YELLOWSTONE TO TOMORROW - NBC - George C. Scott. 
WILD SCIENCE - NBC - Peter Falk. 
IT COULDN'T BE DONE - NBC - Lee Marvin. 
HOT DOG - NBC Series - Woody Allen, Jonathan Winters, Tommy Smothers. 
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD - NBC - William Conrad, Dick Van Dyke, Liv Ullman. 
SPORT OF THE CENTURY - CBS - William Conrad. 
THE UNEXPLAINED - NBC - Rod Serling, Arthur C. Clarke. 
A NEW BALLGAME FOR WILLIE MAYS - NBC - Willie Mays & Jack Klugman 
THE MAKING OF 'SILENT RUNNING' - NBC - A Documentary About Douglas Trumbull.

 

INDEPENDENT DOCUMENTARIES

Wild West Country
The history of California's Southern Sierras - Based on nine books by Bob Powers


Wild West Wildwater
The story of the 2003 Wildwater World Cups

Kick Back in Kernville
One of the best street-rod shows in California

The Story of Whiskey Flat Days
How the popular Wild West celebration came to be.

 

BEHIND THE SCENES DOCUMENTARIES

The following is a partial list of the many behind the scenes documentaries I've shot for the major studios:

TWINS - SCROOGED - FAT MAN & LITTLE BOY - BLACK RAIN - THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER - FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER - SANCTUARY - MEMORIES OF ME - WILLOW - SPACEBALLS - ROCKY V - PRESIDIO

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

SPECIAL EFFECTS - I have experience with Blue Screen, Front & Rear Projection, Process Plates, Miniatures, Lasers, Vista Vision, 65mm, Showscan, Anamorphics and Motion Control.
UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY - I'm an experienced diver and underwater cinematographer.
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY - I'm a licensed pilot with a lot of experience shooting from helicopters and fixed wing aircraft with Tyler, Continental and gyrostabalized systems.




 
Last Update: June 14, 2013         Web Author: Chuck Barbee
©2013 Charles L. Barbee - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED