Camera/Steadicam Resume for David McGill

David McGill, S.O.C.


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Camera/Steadicam Operator                             Cinematographer                          

New Orleans, Louisiana

Dallas, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Phone: 214-924-9229


International Cinematographers Local 600

Society of Camera Operators

Steadicam Guild





2014      BAD KIDS GO 2 HELL                                    “B”Cam/Steadicam

2014      BADASSES ON THE BAYOU                            “A”Cam/Steadicam

2014      Salem                                                              2ndUnit Steadicam

2013      THE PRINCE                                                        “A”Cam

2013      LEFT BEHIND                                                      “A” Cam/Steadicam

2013      RAGE       [working title TOKAREV]                 “B” Cam/Steadicam/2ND Unit DP

2013      BERING SEA BEAST                                           “A” Cam/Steadicam/2ND Unit DP/Director

2013      SNAKEHEAD SWAMP                                        “A” Cam/Steadicam/2ND Unit DP/Director

2013      DEMONIC                                                         “B” Cam Operator

2012      SHREVEPORT                                                       “A” Cam/Steadicam

2012      THE DEMENTED                                                 “A” Cam/Steadicam

2012      NOTHING TO FEAR                                            “A” Cam/Steadicam

2012      AMERICAN HORROR HOUSE                         “B” Cam Op/2ND Unit DP

2012      WINGED TERROR                                            “B” Cam/Steadicam/2ND Unit DP/Director

2012      EXPENDABLES 2, (NOLA Unit)                        “B” Cam/Steadicam

2011      LEPRECHAUN’S REVENGE                                “A” Cam/Steadicam

2011      ARACHNOQUAKE                                                 “B” Cam Operator

2011      MISSION PARK                                                       Steadicam

2011      LEATHERFACE 3D                                                Extra Op. 1st/2nd unit

2011      GHOUL                                                                     Steadicam

2010      THE DOOR                                                             Steadicam

2010      SIRONIA                                                                  “A” Cam/Steadicam

2009      In Concert 3D: Austin City Limits                     3D Steadicam

2008      I HOPE THEY SERVE BEER IN HELL           Steadicam/”B” Cam Op.

2008      THE OPEN ROAD                                                Steadicam/”B” Cam Op.

2007      SWINGTOWN (CBS Pilot)                                  Steadicam/”B” Cam Op.

2007      HAROLD & KUMAR II                                         Steadicam/”C” Cam Op.

2006      FROM MEXICO WITH LOVE                            “A” Cam/Steadicam

2006      ELVIS & ANABELLE                                            “A” Cam/Steadicam

2006      WALKING TALL III                                              Steadicam

2005      HOW TO EAT FRIED WORMS                          Steadicam/“C” Cam Op.

2005      HOMO ERECTUS                                                  Steadicam

2005      SAME AS IT NEVER WAS                                    “A” Cam/Steadicam

2004      HATE CRIME                                                          Steadicam

2002      SCREEN DOOR JESUS (HD)                              Steadicam

2002      SPY KIDS II (HD)                                                   Steadicam

2001      LONE STAR STATE OF MIND                             “B” Cam/2d Unit DP, “A” Cam on Add’l

2000      SLAP HER, SHE’S FRENCH                                ”B” Cam/ Steadicam

2000      SPY KIDS                                                                  ”B” Cam/ Steadicam /2nd Unit DP

1998      UNIVERSAL SOLDIER II                                       Steadicam

1998      A SLIPPING DOWN LIFE                                       “A” Cam./Steadicam Op.

1998      THE FACULTY                                                           ”B” Cam/Steadicam Op.

1997      HOLIDAY IN YOUR HEART                                   ”B” Cam/Steadicam Op.

1996      DALLAS: J.R. RETURNS                                          Steadicam

1995      LONE STAR                                                                 Steadicam

1995      ORIGINAL GANGSTAS                                             ”B” Cam/Steadicam Op.

1994      GAMBLER V: Last Days of the Wild Bunch          “B” Cam/Steadicam/2nd Unit DP


TV Series

2011        Breakout Kings                                                           “C” Cam/2nd Unit Steadicam

2011        CBS 48 Hours                                                              Steadicam

2011        Troubadors, Texas                                                      Steadicam

2010        The Good Guys                                                            2nd unit “B” Cam/Steadicam

2010-11   Chase                                                                             2nd unit “B” Cam/Steadicam

2009        The Deep End                                                              2nd unit “A” Cam/Steadicam

’06-‘07     Prison Break                                                                2nd unit Steadicam, 1st unit B Cam Alternate

1994-97     Wishbone (PBS)                                                        Steadicam

1993 – ‘95 WALKER, TEXAS RANGER                                   B Cam /Steadicam Op.



Jet: “Bring It On Back”; Lyle Lovett: ”In My Own Mind”; Pat Green: ”Carry On”; Wide Spread Panic: “Aunt Avis”; Bryan White: “Cottonmouth Texas”; George Ducas: “Hello Cruel World”; Lisa Stewart : “Crash and Burn”; Michael Martin Murphey: “Dancing With a Memory”; Clint Black: ”Cadillac Jack”


2011 Opening Credit Sequence for “Storage Wars, Dallas”            Steadicam

1998 NBA All Star Game: Pregame & Halftime Show – NBC            Steadicam

1996 NBC Olympic Coverage                                                                    Steadicam/Cam. Op.



Verizon, Fedex, Dell, Direct TV, JC Penney, Sterling Bank, Radio Shack, Academy Sports & Outdoors, Walmart, Tyson Foods, Garth Brooks:”Scarecrow” CD, Sherwin Williams, MTV, Burger King, Capital One, Road Runner Internet,, Denny’s, Dave & Buster’s, Comfort Inn, Central Market, Appliance.Com, New Jersey Clean Air, Texas Tourism, Southwest Airlines, Taco Bueno, Apex Shoes, Furr’s Cafeteria, Dairy Queen, Converse Shoes, Marketing Dallas, School Gun Control PSA, American Cancer Society, Advil, Sea World, International Bank of Commerce, Lee Jarmon/Five Star Ford, Dallas Morning News, Church’s Chicken, St. Francis Hospital/Tulsa, Regional GMC Trucks, Regional Ford Trucks, University Federa Credit Union



Samsung, Hewlet-Packard, Sikorski Helicopters, AMS Prod., AMF, SMU, DuPont, Dell Computers, Pizza Hut, Verizon, Sky TV/, H.B.Zachary Construction, Galaxy Aircraft, MCI, Interstate Batteries, Nature Conservancy, Frito-Lay, Texas State Atty. Gen. Ofc., Highland Village, Seven Eleven, The Associates, Schlumberger, Komen Foundation, Jaguar, World Footlocker, Presbyterian Hosp., Pitney-Bowes, Union Carbide, SSBA, Steak and Ale, Cluckers, AC Delco, GTE, Adobe Software, NBA Entertainment, Hastings Books, Music & Video, Texas A&M Univ.



SNAKEHEAD SWAMP                                                  2nd unit Director/DP

AMERICAN HORROR HOUSE                                   2nd Unit DP

WINGED TERROR,                                                        2nd unit Director/DP

EPK for VAMPIRES SUCK                                            Director of Photography

Skintastic (cmrcl)                                                            Director of Photography

ELVIS & ANABELLE                                                      2nd Unit DP

LONE STAR STATE OF MIND                                    2nd Unit DP

SPY KIDS                                                                          2nd Unit DP

SWEET SANG (Independent short)                            Director of Photography                                                                   Director of Photography

Central Market                                                                  Director of Photography

Appliance.Com                                                                  Director of Photography

GAMBLER V                                                                      2nd Unit DP

SPACE MARINES                                                             2nd Unit DP

San Antonio Vis. & Conv. Bur.(cmrcl.)                         2nd Unit DP



  • Instructor at Cinema Products Malibu Steadicam Workshop, May ’96, Jan ’98, Jan ‘00
  • Over 20 years experience in film business, most of which are in the camera department. As a Camera Assistant, I have worked on such projects as LONESOME DOVE, DANCES WITH WOLVES, ROBOCOP, TRESPASS, & STEEL MAGNOLIAS





Jack Green, ASC      


Charles Schner          


Yaron Levy 


Paul Marschall


Don FauntLeRoy, ASC


Steve Gainer, ASC   818-653-7646


Michael Fimognari, DP     323-839-4177


Griff Furst, Active Entertainment, Director/Producer


Anthony Leonardi III


Drew Daywalt, Writer/Director


Daryn Okada,ASC Agent: Ann Murtha 310-822-9113


Fred Iannone, DP


John Inwood, DP 917-690-4313


Allan Westbrook, DP 972-567-7328


Rick Anderson, DP 214-668-9359


Suki Medencevic,DP 310-739-8581


Garrett Brown


Yaron Orbach, DP 917-443-0100


William M. Miller, DP 917-406-0474


Robert Rodriguez c/o:

Troublemaker Studios

4900 Old Manor Rd

Austin, TX 78723





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