Thomas E. Ackerman

Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department | Second Unit or Assistant Director
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KNOWN FOR 
George of the Jungle (1997) | Superhero Movie (2008) | Rat Race (2001)
AKA 
Thomas Ackerman | Tom Ackerman | Edward Thomas

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Past Film & Video (60 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Sodium Vapor NightsSodium Vapor Nights (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2018 $6K
  • Primary photo for GildedGilded (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2016 $500
  • Primary photo for Echoes of a NoteEchoes of a Note (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2016 $500
  • Primary photo for Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road ChipAlvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Second Unit Director (as Thomas Ackerman), Director Of Photography (second unit) (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2015 $90MM $86MM / $235MM
  • Primary photo for Night of the Living DebNight of the Living Deb Governor (as Tom Ackerman), Director Of Photography  Less 2015 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Venom TherapyVenom Therapy (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Alvin and the Chipmunks: ChipwreckedAlvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2011 $75MM $133MM / $343MM
  • Primary photo for Mardi Gras: Spring BreakMardi Gras: Spring Break Cinematographer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for HopHop Second Unit Director (as Thomas Ackerman), Director Of Photography (second unit) (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2011 $63MM $108MM / $185MM
  • Primary photo for Furry VengeanceFurry Vengeance Second Unit Director, Additional Photographer (second unit) (as Tom Ackerman)  Less 2010 $35MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for MikeMike (Short) Thanks  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for InfestationInfestation Cinematographer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2009 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for Fired Up!Fired Up! Cinematographer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2009 $20MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Superhero MovieSuperhero Movie Director Of Photography  Less 2008 $35MM $27MM / $73MM
  • Primary photo for Alvin and the ChipmunksAlvin and the Chipmunks Second Unit Director, Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 2007 $60MM $217MM / $361MM
  • Primary photo for Balls of FuryBalls of Fury Director Of Photography  Less 2007 $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for Marilyn ReloadedMarilyn Reloaded (Short) Director Of Photography  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 4Scary Movie 4 Cinematographer  Less 2006 $45MM $91MM / $178MM
  • Primary photo for The BenchwarmersThe Benchwarmers Cinematographer  Less 2006 $33MM $58MM / —
  • Primary photo for Looking for Comedy in the Muslim WorldLooking for Comedy in the Muslim World Cinematographer  Less 2005 $10MM $887K / —
  • Primary photo for Are We There Yet?Are We There Yet? Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2005 $32MM $83MM / $98MM
  • Primary photo for Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost MovieWake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (Video) Cinematographer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Anchorman: The Legend of Ron BurgundyAnchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2004 $26MM $85MM / $91MM
  • Primary photo for Dickie Roberts: Former Child StarDickie Roberts: Former Child Star Cinematographer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2003 $17MM $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Battle of Shaker HeightsThe Battle of Shaker Heights Cinematographer  Less 2003 $1MM $279K / —
  • Primary photo for Los Zafiros: Music from the Edge of TimeLos Zafiros: Music from the Edge of Time Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman), Producer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Snow DogsSnow Dogs Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2002 $35MM $81MM / $115MM
  • Primary photo for CinéMagiqueCinéMagique (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Rat RaceRat Race Cinematographer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2001 $48MM $57MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for Beautiful JoeBeautiful Joe Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Rocky & BullwinkleThe Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 2000 $76MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for The MuseThe Muse Cinematographer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1999 $15MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for My Favorite MartianMy Favorite Martian Cinematographer  Less 1999 $65MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Eighteenth AngelThe Eighteenth Angel Cinematographer  Less 1997 $25MM
  • Primary photo for George of the JungleGeorge of the Jungle Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1997 $55MM $105MM / $174MM
  • Primary photo for JumanjiJumanji Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1995 $50MM $100MM / $263MM
  • Primary photo for Baby's Day OutBaby's Day Out Cinematographer  Less 1994 $50MM $17MM / $27MM
  • Primary photo for Dennis the MenaceDennis the Menace Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1993 $51MM / $117MM
  • Primary photo for True IdentityTrue Identity Director Of Photography (as Tom Ackerman)  Less 1991 $15MM $4.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Journey to AmericaJourney to America Cinematographer (as Tom Ackerman)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for National Lampoon's Christmas VacationNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1989 $27MM $71MM / —
  • Primary photo for MoonwalkerMoonwalker Cinematographer  Less 1988 $22MM
  • Primary photo for BeetlejuiceBeetlejuice Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1988 $15MM $74MM / —
  • Primary photo for MovingMoving Director Of Photography (second unit) (as Tom Ackerman)  Less 1988 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Stevie Nicks: Live at Red RocksStevie Nicks: Live at Red Rocks (Video) Cinematographer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Inside OutInside Out Director Of Photography (second unit) (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Making of LibertyThe Making of Liberty Camera Operator  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Back to SchoolBack to School Director Of Photography  Less 1986 $11MM $91MM / —
  • Primary photo for Girls Just Want to Have FunGirls Just Want to Have Fun Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1985 $6.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Roadhouse 66Roadhouse 66 Cinematographer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for FrankenweenieFrankenweenie (Short) Cinematographer (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1984 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Foxfire LightFoxfire Light Director Of Photography (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for One from the HeartOne from the Heart Camera Operator (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1981 $26MM $637K / —
  • Primary photo for Talmage FarlowTalmage Farlow Cinematographer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Saw TomorrowThe Man Who Saw Tomorrow Cameraman (as Tom Ackerman)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for New Year's EvilNew Year's Evil Cinematographer (as Edward Thomas)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for A Place to BeA Place to Be Cinematographer (photography)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Last of the CowboysThe Last of the Cowboys Additional Photographer (as Tom Ackerman)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for MoonchildMoonchild Camera Operator  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Jerusalem LivesJerusalem Lives Cinematographer (photographer)  Less 1973
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Escape to the WildEscape to the Wild (TV Series) Segment Director  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for Kidd VideoKidd Video (TV Series) Director Of Photography (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • To Beat the Band (Sep 15, 1984) Director Of Photography (live action segments) (as Tom Ackerman)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Gift of LifeThe Gift of Life (TV Movie) Camera Operator (as Thomas Ackerman)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Gangster ChroniclesThe Gangster Chronicles (TV Mini-series) Camera Operator (13 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 13
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  • Primary photo for WinnersWinners (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Roots: One Year LaterRoots: One Year Later (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1978
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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