Brian Backman (1975–2016)

Second Unit or Assistant Director | Miscellaneous Crew | Location Management
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KNOWN FOR 
Exit Wounds (2001) | Gangster Squad (2013) | Titanic (1997)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
BORN 
Jul 17, 1975 (died Mar 24, 2016)

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Past Film & Video (17 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for No Stranger Than LoveNo Stranger Than Love Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Gangster SquadGangster Squad Staff Assistant  Less 2013 $60MM $46MM / $105MM
  • Primary photo for Take This WaltzTake This Waltz Set Production Assistant (Louisbourg)  Less 2011 $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jesus Henry ChristJesus Henry Christ Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2011 $20K / —
  • Primary photo for King of SorrowKing of Sorrow Third Assistant Director  Less 2007 CAD 6.1MM
  • Primary photo for Still Small VoicesStill Small Voices Third Assistant Director  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Magic FluteThe Magic Flute Third Assistant Director  Less 2006 $27MM
  • Primary photo for Saw IISaw II Third Assistant Director  Less 2005 $4MM $87MM / $148MM
  • Primary photo for Left Behind III: World at WarLeft Behind III: World at War Key Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2005 $4.6MM
  • Primary photo for News for the ChurchNews for the Church (Short) First Assistant Director  Less 2004 $50K
  • Primary photo for Exit WoundsExit Wounds Trainee Assistant Director (second unit)  Less 2001 $50MM $52MM / $80MM
  • Primary photo for Jill RipsJill Rips Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2000 $2MM
  • Primary photo for The Third MiracleThe Third Miracle Key Trainee Assistant Director  Less 1999 $737K / —
  • Primary photo for WooWoo Trainee Assistant Director  Less 1998 $13MM $8MM / —
  • Primary photo for TitanicTitanic Trainee Assistant Director (Canada)  Less 1997 $200MM $659MM / $2.19B
  • Primary photo for Two If by SeaTwo If by Sea Production Office Runner  Less 1996 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Scarlet LetterThe Scarlet Letter Office Production Assistant  Less 1995 $50MM $10MM / —
Past Television (38 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Man Seeking WomanMan Seeking Woman (TV Series) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2015–2017
  • Primary photo for Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the PoolBruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool (TV Movie) Third Assistant Director  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Next StepThe Next Step (TV Series) Trainee Assistant Director (30 episodes, 2015), Third Assistant Director (30 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2015 60
    • How It Ends (Dec 11, 2015) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
    • She's Not You (Dec 4, 2015) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
    • Turn, Turn, Turn (Nov 27, 2015) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Book of NegroesThe Book of Negroes (TV Mini-series) Publicity Assistant (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for The LineThe Line (TV Series) Trainee Assistant Director (7 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 7
    • Episode #2.8 (Jun 22, 2009) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
    • Episode #2.7 (Jun 15, 2009) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
    • Episode #2.6 (Jun 8, 2009) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for GunsGuns (TV Mini-series) Daily Assistant Director (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
    • Episode #1.2 (Jun 9, 2009) Daily Assistant Director  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Jun 9, 2009) Daily Assistant Director  Less
  • Primary photo for For the Love of GraceFor the Love of Grace (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Across the River to Motor CityAcross the River to Motor City (TV Series) Trainee Assistant Director (6 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 6
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  • Primary photo for Wide AwakeWide Awake (TV Movie) Set Production Assistant  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for They Come BackThey Come Back (TV Movie) Third Assistant Director  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Cheaters' ClubCheaters' Club (TV Movie) Third Assistant Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for True Crime SceneTrue Crime Scene (TV Series) Production Assistant  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for An American Girl AdventureAn American Girl Adventure (TV Movie) Assistant (Marcia Gay Harden)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Our FathersOur Fathers (TV Movie) Third Assistant Director  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for A Separate PeaceA Separate Peace (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Kingdom HospitalKingdom Hospital (TV Series) Third Assistant Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Jasper, TexasJasper, Texas (TV Movie) Third Assistant Director  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for PlatinumPlatinum (TV Series) Key Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for The PactThe Pact (TV Movie) Third Assistant Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The GlowThe Glow (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Power and BeautyPower and Beauty (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Guilt by AssociationGuilt by Association (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Her Best Friend's HusbandHer Best Friend's Husband (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Cadet KellyCadet Kelly (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Day Reagan Was ShotThe Day Reagan Was Shot (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Zebra LoungeZebra Lounge (TV Movie) Daily Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Snap DecisionSnap Decision (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Familiar StrangerThe Familiar Stranger (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for JewelJewel (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for AmazonAmazon (TV Series) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 1999–2000
  • Primary photo for TradersTraders (TV Series) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 1996–2000
  • Primary photo for Cruel JusticeCruel Justice (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Blue MoonBlue Moon (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Storm of the CenturyStorm of the Century (TV Mini-series) Trainee Assistant Director (3 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 3
    • Episode #1.3 (Feb 18, 1999) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Feb 15, 1999) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Feb 14, 1999) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Freak CityFreak City (TV Movie) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Last Don IIThe Last Don II (TV Mini-series) Trainee Assistant Director (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
    • Episode #1.2 (May 3, 1998) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (May 3, 1998) Trainee Assistant Director  Less
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Location Coordinator (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Mission GenesisMission Genesis (TV Series) Trainee Assistant Director  Less 1997– 

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