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SANDRA CHANDLER

Director of Photography | Camera Operator
phone & fax: (818) 779-1444  |  mobile: (818) 590-0479  |  email: sandrachandler1@gmail.com
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Documentaries — Cinematographer

PBS / Public Policy Productions
director: Roger Wiseberg

 

MONEY AND MEDICINE — HD. Provocative look at how America spends much more on healthcare without better health.

PBS Independent Lens /
Show of Force

executive producer: Mikaela Beardsley

 

HALF THE SKY — HD. Somaliland, maternal mortality, Edna Adan with Diane Lane and Nicholas Kristof. Kahdra, life as nomadic herding woman & family.

PBS / Storyville Films
director: Betsy West

 

WOMEN MAKERS — HD. Stories of pioneering women of the past 50 years. Carol Burnett, Susan Love, Cathy Guisewite.

Warrior Poets
director: Morgan Spurlock

field producer: Mark Landsman

 

COMIC CON — HD. Story of Eric, Air Force Staff Sergeant from Minot ND, travelling to Comic Con to pitch to Comic Con to pitch his illustrations.

Snoot Entertainment
director: Mark Landsman

 

THUNDER SOUL — HD. Story of Conrad O. Johnson, Prof & his journey with the Kashmere Band. In competition at SXSW 2010.

A&E / GRB Media
EP: Dan Partland, producer: Sam Mettler

 

INTERVENTION — HDV. Each episode follows a person & their family struggling with addiction. Marci, Sarah, Amy and Richard.

Sundance / @ Radical Media
director: Joe Berlinger

 

ICONOCLASTS — HD. Episode with Cameron Diaz and Cameron Sinclair. Broadcast Fall of 2008.

Sundance / Scout Productions
EPs: Dave Metzler & Lynn Sadofsky


BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET — HD. Series about green innovators. Seasons 1 and 2. field producer: Mark Landsman

HBO / Sceneworks
director: Shari Cookson
DP: Maryse Alberti

 

ALL ABOARD! ROSIE'S FAMILY CRUISE — DV. Camera Operator following families and workshops on ship.
2006 Emmy nomination for cinematography.

TLC / Tiger Tigress Productions
field producer & DP: Sandra Chandler

 

THE MONASTERY — Video Verite. Following 5 women for 6 weeks as they live the life of the cloistered nuns.

PBS / Lumiere Productions
producer & director: David Van Taylor

 

AMERICAN MASTERS: Good Ol’ Charles Schulz — Digital. The life and work of the man behind Peanuts.

PBS / Beyond the Dream Productions
producer & director: Lynn Goldfarb

 

THE NEW LOS ANGELES — Video. Historical and Verite look at recent history of LA. www.californiadreamseries.org/nla.htm

HBO America Undercover / Landsburg
director: Shari Cookson, producer: Linda Otto

 

LIVING DOLLS — Video. Little girl beauty pageants.
2001 Emmy nomination for cinematography.

Discovery / Actual Reality Productions
producer: RJ Cutler

 

THE RESIDENTS — Video. Verite documentary. 13 part series following medical interns for one year at UCLA.

TLC / 3 Ball Productions
producers: Molly O’Briend & Troy Searer

 

GOING HOLLYWOOD — Video. Docu-style reality show following an intern for 5 weeks at The Robert Evans Company at Paramount.

GETTY / PBS
director: Davis Guggenheim, producer: Julia Schachter

 

THE FIRST YEAR — Video. Verite documentary following 7 teachers through their first year in LA Unifed Schools.

CINEMAX / World of Wonder
directors: Randy Barbato & Fenton Bailey

 

THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE — Video.Tammy Faye and broadcast evangelism. 2000 Sundance Film Festival. Theatrical Distribution.

CINEMAX / World of Wonder
directors: Randy Barbato & Fenton Bailey

 

101 RENT BOYS — Video. Interview survey of male hustlers.
2000 Los Angeles Outfest Film/Video Festival.

HBO America Undercover /
Tailslate Prod.

directors: Shari Berman & Bob Pulcini

 

THE YOUNG AND THE DEAD — Super 16mm. Study of a young group of future-looking cemetarians and their work at the Hollywood Cemetary.

PBS POV SERIES
director: Christine Fugate, producer: Erin McGinnis

 

TOBACCO BLUES — Video. A study of 4 tobacco farming families and the controversy they face.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER
director & producer: Donna Olson

 

SURFER GIRL — 16mm. World champion women surfers comer together to surf the famous Cloudbreak wave in Tavarua Island, Fiji.

HBO
directors: Patti Kaplan

 

REAL SEX — 16mm. Segments for the HBO series. Verite shooting and interviews. other directors: Shari Cookson,& Deb Wasser

ABC Television
director: Janice Tomlin

 

ABC NEWS 20/20 — 16mm. Pakistan documentary about women’s legal status, including interview with Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

WNET / PBS
director: Lynn Goldfarb

 

PEOPLE IN MOTION — Video. International issues of disability and access. Filmed in Japan and Cambodia 1994 and 1995.

MOUNTAIN TRAVEL
director: Vladimir Lange

 

HIMALAYAN TREKKING — 16mm. Adventure promo in the Khumbu Valley, Nepal.

SANDRA CHANDLER PRODUCTIONS
director: Claudia Hoover

 

AUSTRALIA — 16mm. Documents wilderness expedition through the outback and aboriginal sacred lands.
Feature Films / Television

ROCKET PICTURES
director: Lang Elliott

 

CAGE 2 — DP. 35mm Feature Film.
producer: Matt Devlin, line producer: Janet Levine

NBC TELEVISION
EPs: Jeff Bleckner & Dan Ohlmeyer
DP: Judy Irola

 

LIFESTORIES — Camera Operator. 35mm TV series. Ten 1 hour episodes. Extensive use of handheld camera. Work with Arri BLIII

HBO
director: Jeremy Kagan

 

CONSPIRACY: TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 8 — 3 camera video.
DP: Fred Elmes, producer: Amanda Diguillio
Commercials

LKK PARTNERS
director: Susan McNally, EP: Dan Kully

 

Political Spot — for state assembly candidate.

IMAGELINE PRODUCTIONS
producer & director: Brad White

 

EAST WEST BANK — HD.

CREATIVE LOGIC / LHS INC.
producer: Lisa Stanley

 

NATURE CONSERVANCY — 16mm. 2 spots.

KAVICH / REYNOLDS
director: Doug Henry

 

YAMAHA — Film & Video. 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 new product line.
SUZUKI — 16mm/Video. 1988-1997 Quad runners.

CASTELLANOS LATINA
director: Daniel Camejo

 

FOREST LAWN — 16mm.
References
Joe Berlinger Co-Executive Producer Iconoclasts 914.420-2830
Randy Barbato Executive Producer World of Wonder 323.603-6300
John Hoffmann Producer HBO 212.512-1000
Lynn Sadofsky Executive Producer Big Ideas for a Small Planet 917.836-8006
Shari Cookson Director & Producer Sceneworks / HBO Productions 323.221-1500
RJ Cutler Executive Producer Actual Reality Productions 310.202-1272
David Van Taylor Producer Lumiere Productions 212.807-0796
Lynn Goldfarb Producer & Director PBS shows 818.260-8909