SKIP BOLEN | Feature Film + Television Still Photographer


SHORT BIO:

Skip Bolen is an IATSE Local 600 Still Photographer specializing in shooting still photography (with Jacobson Sound Blimps) for feature film and television production and promotion - including unit, episodic, and behind-the-scenes images of actors, crew and production. Experienced in capturing images in very low light, challenging light situations, and challenging work environments; and capturing great images of actors that best conveys the story. Excellent set etiquette and being completely invisible while still getting the shots. Dual resident of Louisiana and New York City.

Member of IATSE Local 600 (International Cinematographers Guild) - Complete pro-digital and film service - shooting with pro Canon EOS 5D Mk IV, Canon 5D Mk III and Canon EOS 1DX shooting RAW (and jpeg) format, processing on an Apple MacPro Tower with Apple 30 Inch Display and MacBook Pro Retina both with Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Lightroom CC and FotoStation Pro. Available to shoot in New Orleans, New York and Los Angeles. Will travel and work anywhere...


FEATURE FILM:

WHEN WE FIRST MET
Netflix / 2016
Executive Producers: Adam DeVine, Michelle Knudsen and James McGough
Director: Ari Sandel / DP: David Hennings
Cast: Adam DeVine, Alexandra Daddario, Shelley Hennig, Andrew Bachelor and Robbie Amell

NORTH OF HELL
Sony Pictures Feature / 2014
Producers: AJ Buckley, Anthony Burns, Jeff Culotta and Sean McKittrick
Director: Anthony Burns / DP: David Hennings
Cast: Katherine Heigl, Patrick Wilson, Jordana Brewster, Jim Belushi and Chi McBride

THE STARVING GAMES
Feature / 2013
Producer: Peter Safran / Director: Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer
Cast: Maiara Walsh, Brant Daugherty, and Cody Christian

HATCHET III
Dark Sky Films Feature / 2013
Producer: Sarah Elbert / Director: BJ McDonnell / DP: Will Barratt
Cast: Kane Hodder, Derek Mears, Jason Trost and Caroline Williams

NOTHING LEFT TO FEAR
Slasher Films Feature / 2013
Producers: Alison Palmer Bourke, Todd Dagres, Rob Eric, Slash, and Michael Williams
Director: Anthony Leonardi III / DP: Martin Coppen
Cast: Anne Heche, Clancy Brown, Ethan Peck, Rebekah Brandes and Jennifer Stone

HOURS
Feature / 2013
Producer: Peter Safran / Director: Eric Hoisserer / DP: Jason Presant
Cast: Paul Walker and Genesis Rodriguez

THE LOFT
Feature / 2013
Producers: Barbara Kelly and Joel Silver / Director: Erik Van Looy / DP: Nicolas Karakatsanis
Cast: James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Eric Stonestreet, Isabel Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Rhona Mitra and Elaine Cassidy

STOLEN
Millennium Films Feature / 2012
Producers: Rene Besson, Matthew Joynes and Jesse Kennedy / Director: Simon West / DP: James Whitaker
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Josh Lucas, Danny Huston and Malin Ackerman

KILLER JOE
Feature / 2011
Producers: Nicolas Chartier and Scott Einbinder / Director: William Friedkin / DP: Caleb Deschanel
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Haden Church, Juno Temple and Gina Gershon

TRESPASS
Millennium Films Feature / 2011
Producers: Rene Besson, David Winkler and Irwin Winkler / Director: Joel Schumacher / DP: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Nicole KIdman, Cam Gigandet, Jordana Spiro, Ben Mendelsohn, and Liana Liberato

WELCOME TO THE RILEYS
Samuel Goldwyn Films Feature / 2010
Producers: Giovanni Agnelli, Scott Bloom and Michael Costigan / Director: Jake Scott / DP: Christopher Soos
Cast: Kristen Stewart, James Gandolfini and Melissa Leo

THE VIRGINITY HIT
Columbia Pictures Feature / 2010
Producer: Will Ferrell / Directors: Andrew Gurland and Huck Botko / DP: Luke Geissbuhler
Cast: Matt Bennett, Zack Pearlman, Jacob Davich, Nicole Weaver, Justin Kline and Dave Jensen


TELEVISION:

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS
CBS Television Series / Pilot, Season 1 & Season 2 / 2014, 2015, 2016
Executive Producers: Gary Glasberg, Mark Harmon & James Hayman / DP: Gordon C. Lonsdale
Cast: Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan, CCH Pounder, Rob Kerkovich, Shalita Grant and Daryl Mitchell

THE PASSION
Fox / LIVE / 2016
Executive Producers: Robert Deaton, Allen Shapiro, Adam Anders & Marck Bracco / DP: Maz Makhani
Cast: Tyler Perry, Jencarlos Canela, Prince Royce, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Daughtryd

UNDERGROUND
Sony-WGN / 2016
Executive Producers: John Legend, Misha Green, Joe Pokaski and Anthony Hemingway / DP: Kevin McKnight
Cast: Aldis Hodge, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Christopher Meloni, Alano Miller, Amirah Vann, Marc Blucas, Mykelti Williamson, Johnny Ray Gill, Theodus Crane and Adrina Porter

SCREAM QUEENS
Fox / 2015
Executive Producers: Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan & Alexis Martin Woodall / DP: Michael Goi & Joaquin Sedill
Cast: Emma Roberts, Skyler Samuels, Lea Michele, Glen Powell, Diego Boneta, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Nasim Pedrad, Lucien Laviscount, Oliver Hudson, Billie Lourd and Jamie Lee Curtis

ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB
ABC-Disney / 2015
Executive Producers: Len Goldstein, Michael London, Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz & Janice Williams / DP: David Stockton & Bradford Lipson
Cast: Yvonne Strahovski, Kenneth Mitchell, Odette Annable, Wilson Bethel, Erin Cummings, Desmond Harrington, Bret Harrison, Joel Johnstone, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Azure Parsons & Sam Reid

COLD JUSTICE
TNT / 2014-2015
Executive Producers: Dick Wolf, Jane Lipsitz / DP: John Ikenouye
Cast: Kelly Siegler and Yolanda McClary

TRUE DETECTIVE
HBO Television Series / Season 1 / 2013
Producer: Carol Cuddy / Director: Cary Fukunaga / DP: Adam Arkapaw
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson

DALLAS
Turner Network Television Series / Season 2 and Season 3 / 2013
Executive Producers: Cynthia Cidre, Michael M. Robin / DP: Rodney Charters
Cast: Larry Hagman, Linda Gray, Patrick Duffy, Brenda Strong, Josh Henderson, Jesse Metcalfe and Jordana Brewster

VAMPIRE DIARIES - THE ORIGINALS
CW Network / Season 4, Episode 20 / 2013
Executive Producers: Kevin Williamson, Julie Plec, Bob Levy and Leslie Morgenstein / Director: Chris Grismer / DP: Darren Genet
Cast: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Charles Michael Davis, Daniella Pineda, Phoebe Tonkin, Malaya Rivera Drew

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
NBC Game Show - Reality TV / Episode 8.1 / 2013
Creators: Simon Cowell, Jason Raff and Ken Warwick
Cast: Howard Stern, Howie Mandel. Heidi Klum and Melanie Brown

RAVENSWOOD
ABC/Disney / Season 1 / 2013
Executive Producers: Joseph Dougherty, Oliver Goldstick, Marlene King and Leslie Morgenstein / Director: I. Marlene King and Ron Lagomarsino / DP: Peter Kowalski
Cast: Tyler Blackburn, Nicole Gale Anderson, Steven Cabral, Brett Dier, Britne Oldford, Merritt Paterson, Luke Benward and Meg Foster

STAR-CROSSED
CW Network / Pilot and Season 1 / 2013
Executive Producers: Josh Appelbaum, Meredith Averill, Bryan Furst, Sean Furst, Daniel Gutman, Adele Lim, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Richard Shepard and Deran Sarafian / Director: Gary Fleder / DP: Derick Underschultz
Cast: Aimee Teegarden, Matt Lanter, Grey Damon, Malese Jow, Titus Makin Jr., Natalie Hall, Chelsea Gilligan, Greg Finley, Brina Palencia, Jesse Luken, Cameron Stewart, Johnathon Schaech and Susan Walters

OCCULT
A+E Networks / Pilot / 2014
Executive Producers: Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Bradley Fuller and James Wong / Director: Rob Bowman / DP: Checco Varese
Cast: Josh Lucas, Lynn Collins, Brennan Brown, Daniel Henny, Agnes Bruckner, Alexander Shipp and Keil Zepernick

SECOND SIGHT
CBS Television Series Pilot / 2013
Executive Producers: Gerald Cuesta, Michael Cuesta, Phillip B. Goldfine, Carol Mendelsohn, Paula Milne, Nich Reed and Julie Weitz / Director: Michael Cuesta / DP: John Peters
Cast: Jason Lee, Derek Luke, Christina Cole, Kim Dickens, Erik Jensen and Madison Moeller

THE FRESHMAN CLASS
The Cooking Channel - Reality TV / Season 1 / 2013
Executive Producers: Craig DEntrone, Amelia DEntrone
Cast: Jared Heine, Ben Mitchell, Jasmine Simmons and Tiffany Theriot

DEEP SOUTH PARANORMAL
Syfy / Season 1, Episode 6 / 2013
Producers: John Brenkus, Mickey Stern / DP: Nick Tramontano
Cast: Hart Fortenbery, Keith Ramsey, Benny Reed, Kevin Betzer, Jonathan Hodges, Randy Hardy and Kali Hardy

SCENT OF THE MISSING
Turner Network Television Series / Pilot / 2012
Producers: Shelly Glasser and Diane Nabatoff / Director: Ken Olin / DP: David Connell
Cast: Tricia Helfer, Eric Winter and Summer Glau

BREAKOUT KINGS
A+E Television Networks / Season 2 / 2012
Executive Producers: Matt Olmstead, Nick Sanfora, Gavin Hood, Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope / DP: Fernando Arguelles
Cast: Laz Alonso, Domenick Lombardozzi, Brooke Nevin, Malcolm Goodwin, Jimmi Simpson and Serinda Swan

HIDE
Turner Network Television / 2011
Producer: Christopher Morgan / Director: John Gray / DP: Jim Chressanthis
Cast: Carla Gugino, Kevin Alejandro and Mark-Paul Gosselaar

WILD CARD
USA Pilot / 2011
Producers: Mitch Engel and Jerry P. Jacobs / Director: Tim Matheson / DP: David Tuttman
Cast: Jennifer Finnigan and Ben Lawson

RICOCHET
Turner Network Television / 2011
Producer: Christopher Morgan / Director: Nick Gomez / DP: Thomas Harting
Cast: Julie Benz, Kelly Overton and John Corbett

SWEET HOME ALABAMA
CMT Reality-TV / 2011
Producer: Mark D’Anna, Charlise Holmes and Herbert W. Ankrom
Cast: Tribble Reese

MEMPHIS BEAT
Turner Network Television / Season 1 & Season 2 / 2010 - 2011
Producer: Chris Morgan / Executive Producer: George Clooney, Liz Garcia, Joshua Harto & Grant Heslov / DP: John B. Peters, Dan Stoloff
Cast: Jason Lee, Sam Hennings, Alfre Woodard, DJ Qualls, Abraham Benrubi and Leonard Earl Howze

PICKER SISTERS
Lifetime Reality Television Series / Season 1 / 2011
Executive Producer: Tom Forman and Josh Bingham / DP: John DeTarsio
Cast: Tanya McQueen and Tracy Hutson

HOUND DOGS
TBS Television Series / Pilot / 2011
Director: Ron Shelton / DP: David Connell
Cast: Tom Verica, Darrell Hammond, Harry Lennix, Rob Mayes, Chris Butler, and Megan Ferguson

CONSPIRACY THEORY WITH JESSE VENTURA
truTV Television Series - Turner / Season 2, Episode 7 / 2010
Producers: Frank Sinton, Arthur Smith, Kent Weed, Michael Braverman, Barry Bloom, Burt Kearns, Shay Howard and Robin Acutt
Cast: Gov. Ventura, June Sarpong and Daniel Kucan

REVENGE OF THE BRIDEMAIDS
ABC Disney Television / 2010
Executive Producer: Frank von Zerneck, Bob Sertner / Director: Jim Hayman / DP: Neil Roach
Cast: Raven-Symone, Joanne Garcia, Beth Broderick

TREME
HBO Television Pilot / 2010
Executive Producers: David Simon, Nina Noble & Eric Overmyer / Director: Agnieszka Holland / DP: Irek Hartowicz
Cast: Wendell Pierce, Clark Peters, Steve Zahn and Khandi Alexander

CIGARETTES ET BAS NYLONS
Arte France Feature / 2010
Executive Producer: Glen Pitre, Michelle Benoit / Producers: Denis Poncet, Jean-Xavier DeLeStrade / Director: Fabrice Cazeneuve / DP: Pierre Milon

PREGNANCY PACT
Lifetime Television Movie / 2010
Producer: Christopher Morgan / Director: Rosemary Rodriguez / DP: John Aronson
Cast: Thora Birch, Nancy Travis, and Camryn Manheim

TRUE BLOOD
HBO Television Series / 2009
Season 2, Episode 210, New World In My View
Season 2, Episode 212, Beyond Here Lies Nothing
Executive Producer: Alan Ball / Director: Adam Davidson and Michael Cuesta / DP: Matt Jensen
Cast: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten and Rutina Wesley

IMAGINATION MOVERS
Disney/ABC Children's Television Series / 2009, 2010
Season 3, Episode 318, Father Knows Best
Season 3, Episode 312, A Little Elf Esteem
Season 3, Episode 307, Goldilocks And The Four Movers
Season 3, Episode 305, Slam Dunk Solution
Season 2, Episode 202, Happy Ha-Ha-Holidays
Season 2, Episode 201, MouseSitting
Director: Joe Menendez / DP: Barry Norwood
Cast: Imagination Movers includes Rich, Dave, Scott and Smitty, Wendy Calio, Kevin Carlson and Wendy Charney

TRIBUTE
Nora Roberts / Lifetime Television Movie / 2009
Producer: David Zelon / Director: Martha Coolidge / DP: Johnny Jensen
Cast: Brittany Murphy and Jason Lewis

MIDNIGHT BAYOU
Nora Roberts / Lifetime Television Movie / 2009
Producer: Gideon Amir / Director: Ralph Hemecker / DP: Anghel Decca
Cast: Faye Dunaway, Jerry O'Connell and Lauren Stamile

LIVING PROOF
Lifetime Television Movie / 2008
Director: Dan Ireland; Producers: Renee Zellweger, executive producer; Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (Chicago) / DP: Jim Chressanthis
Cast: Harry Connick, Jr. (lead role), Amanda Bynes, Angie Harmon, Swoosie Kurtz, Bernadette Peters, Jennifer Coolidge, Regina King, Tammy Blanchard, John Benjamin Hickey, Paula Cale and Trudie Styler

FAB FIVE: THE TEXAS CHEERLEADER SCANDAL
Lifetime Television Movie / 2008
Producer: Bob Wilson / Director: Tom McLoughlin / DP: Lloyd Ahernn
Cast: Tatum O’Neal, Ashley Benson & Jenna Dewan

K-VILLE
FOX Broadcasting Company Television Series / Season 1 / Fall 2007
Producer: Jonathan Lisco / Various Directors / DP: David Hennings
Cast: Anthony Anderson, Cole Hauser, John Carroll Lynch, Tawny Cypress and Blake Shields

CASTING CALL SPRING BREAK '83
River Sig LLC. / Variety Talent Competition Show & Feature Film / 2007
Cast: Dan Levy, Morgan Fairchild, Joe Piscopo & Adrian Zmed

BEST DAMN SPORTS SHOW PERIOD
Fox Sports Network Television Show / Summer 2006
Executive Producer: Mark Mayer / Hosted by Rob Dibble, Rodney Peete, Chris Rose & John Salley

PLAY FOR A BILLION
Pepsi & Warner Bros. Entertainment Television Show / 2004
Producers: Bonner Bellew, Tim Bock, Jennifer Kelly and Terrence McDonnell / Director: Mark Gentile


DOCUMENTARIES & MUSIC VIDEOS:

NE-YO - NEVER KNEW I NEEDED / THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG
Disney / Music Video for Entertainment TV / 2009
Cast: Ne-Yo
Director: melinda / DOP: Omar Ganai

BRAD PITT: MAKE IT RIGHT
FOX Broadcasting Company Documentary / 2008
Cast: Brad Pitt and residents of the New Orleans Lower Ninth Ward

DESTINY'S CHILD - LOSE MY BREATH
Music Video for Entertainment TV / 2004
Cast: Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland & Michelle Williams

JOSS STONE VOLUNTEERS WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Virgin Records Documentary / 2007
Cast: Joss Stone


STAGE & LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE:

BONNAROO
Four Day Music Festival / 2013, 2011, 2010
Still Photographer for FUSEtv / Getty Images & WireImage Photographer: Skip Bolen

VOODOO MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Three Day Music Festival / 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Still Photographer for FUSEtv / Getty Images & WireImage Photographer: Skip Bolen

HANGOUT MUSIC FESTIVAL
Three Day Music Festival / 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Getty Images & WireImage Photographer: Skip Bolen

ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Essence Magazine Three Day Music Festival / 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Getty Images & WireImage Photographer: Skip Bolen

THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Seven Day Music Festival / 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003
Getty Images & WireImage Photographer, NOJHF Archives Staff Photographer: Skip Bolen

CRESCENT CITY BLUES and BBQ FESTIVAL
Two Day Music Festival / 2009
Getty Images & WireImage Photographer, NOJHF Archives Staff Photographer: Skip Bolen

LOUISIANA CAJUN-ZYDECO FESTIVAL
Two Day Music Festival / 2009, 2008
Getty Images & WireImage Photographer, NOJHF Archives Staff Photographer: Skip Bolen

CONGO SQUARE RHYTHMS FESTIVAL
Two Day Music Festival / 2008
Getty Images & WireImage Photographer, NOJHF Archives Staff Photographer: Skip Bolen

CNN ANCHOR T.J. HOLMES REPORTS FROM 2007 ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Turner Broadcasting / CNN News Show / 2007
Cast: T.J. Holmes, Steve Harvey, Victoria Rowell, Susan L. Taylor & Michelle Ebanks
Still Photographer / Getty Images & WireImage Photographer: Skip Bolen

WAITING FOR GODOT IN NEW ORLEANS
Creative Time, Paul Chan and The Classical Theatre of Harlem / Outdoor Performance & Play / 2007
Cast: Wendell Pierce, J Kyle Manzay, T. Ryder Smith, Mark McLaughlin, Michael Pepp and Tony Felix
Director: Chris McElroen

HOUSE of BLUES Sunset Strip in Los Angeles
House Photographer for House of Blues Entertainment, Inc. / 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
Still Photographer for Press, Publicity and Video on all major shows and events: Skip Bolen


COMMERCIALS:

PEPSI COMMERCIAL with DREW BREES and ONE DIRECTION
Pepsi / Television Commercial / 2012
Cast: Drew Brees and One Direction

BET 365
BET365 Gaming / Television Commercial / 2012
Cast: Samuel L Jackson

ST. JUDES CHILDRENS HOSPITAL COMMERCIAL with REGGIE BUSH
St. Judes Childrens Hospital / Television Commercial / 2007
Cast: Reggie Bush
Still Photographer / Getty Images & WireImage Photographer: Skip Bolen


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