Tim Bellen

Camera and Electrical Department | Cinematographer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Rise (2018) | Pure Genius (2016) | Masters of Sex (2013-2015)
AWARDS 
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GUILDS *
IATSE
WORK HISTORY *
Commercial | Film | Television
JOB TYPES *
Cinematography | Producing | Directing | Writing  Less
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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (17 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Living in the Age of AirplanesLiving in the Age of Airplanes Steadicam Operator (California, Nevada)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Rise of the Planet of the ApesRise of the Planet of the Apes Camera Operator (San Francisco unit)  Less 2011 $93MM $177MM / $483MM
  • Primary photo for PitchPitch (Short) Camera Operator  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Days of WrathDays of Wrath Steadicam Operator  Less 2008 $10MM
  • Primary photo for Touching HomeTouching Home Steadicam Operator  Less 2008 $2MM
  • Primary photo for The Other End of the LineThe Other End of the Line Steadicam Operator  Less 2008 $14MM $116K / —
  • Primary photo for Bottle ShockBottle Shock Camera Operator  Less 2008 $5MM $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for State of GraceState of Grace (Short) Director Of Photography, Producer  Less 2008 $20K
  • Primary photo for EdibleEdible (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2007 $50K
  • Primary photo for Ed Meets His MakerEd Meets His Maker (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Her Minor ThingHer Minor Thing Camera Operator, Steadicam Operator  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The FieldThe Field (Short) Cinematographer, Producer  Less 2003 $12K
  • Primary photo for The Last ProducerThe Last Producer Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Woman on TopWoman on Top Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2000 $8MM $5MM / —
  • Primary photo for EdtvEdtv Camera Operator (second unit)  Less 1999 $80MM $22MM / $8.3MM
  • Primary photo for FlubberFlubber Camera Operator, Camera Operator (second unit)  Less 1997 $80MM $93MM / $178MM
  • Primary photo for MetroMetro Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 1997 $55MM $32MM / —
Past Television (43 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Cagney and LaceyCagney and Lacey (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for RiseRise (TV Series) Cinematographer (9 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 9
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  • Primary photo for Pure GeniusPure Genius (TV Series) Director Of Photography (4 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 4
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  • Primary photo for Murder in the FirstMurder in the First (TV Series) Director Of Photography (2 episodes, 2016), Camera Operator (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 4
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  • Primary photo for VeepVeep (TV Series) Director Of Photography (9 episodes, 2016), Cinematographer (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 10
    • Inauguration (Jun 26, 2016) Director Of Photography  Less
    • Kissing Your Sister (Jun 19, 2016) Director Of Photography  Less
    • Camp David (Jun 12, 2016) Director Of Photography  Less
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  • Primary photo for Kevin from WorkKevin from Work (TV Series) Cinematographer (4 episodes, 2015), Director Of Photography (3 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 7
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  • Primary photo for Masters of SexMasters of Sex (TV Series) Director Of Photography (2 episodes, 2015), Cinematographer (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2015 4
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  • Primary photo for About a BoyAbout a Boy (TV Series) Director Of Photography (11 episodes, 2014), Cinematographer (7 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015 18
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  • Primary photo for The Night ShiftThe Night Shift (TV Series) Camera Operator ("a" camera) (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Save Me (Jul 15, 2014) Camera Operator ("a" camera)  Less
  • Primary photo for CalifornicationCalifornication (TV Series) Cinematographer (12 episodes, 2014), Camera Operator ("b" camera) (6 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2014 18
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  • Primary photo for KendraKendra (TV Series) Steadicam Operator (8 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 8
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  • Primary photo for Hemingway & GellhornHemingway & Gellhorn (TV Movie) Steadicam Operator  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for RevengeRevenge (TV Series) Camera Operator (4 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 4
    • Justice (Apr 25, 2012) Camera Operator  Less
    • Doubt (Apr 18, 2012) Camera Operator  Less
    • Scandal (Feb 29, 2012) Camera Operator  Less
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  • Primary photo for Joanne Weir's Cooking ConfidenceJoanne Weir's Cooking Confidence (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for One Tree HillOne Tree Hill (TV Series) Camera Operator  Less 2003–2012
  • Primary photo for JustifiedJustified (TV Series) "a" Camera Operator (10 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 10
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  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Steadicam Operator (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for TraumaTrauma (TV Series) Camera Operator ("b" camera) (5 episodes, 2009), Steadicam Operator (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2009–2010 5
    • Sweet Jane (Apr 19, 2010) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator ("b" camera)  Less
    • Frequent Fliers (Apr 12, 2010) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator ("b" camera)  Less
    • Tunnel Vision (Mar 8, 2010) Camera Operator ("b" camera)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Pushing DaisiesPushing Daisies (TV Series) Steadicam Operator (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 2
    • Robbing Hood (Nov 26, 2008) Steadicam Operator (uncredited)  Less
    • Oh Oh Oh... It's Magic (Nov 19, 2008) Steadicam Operator (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Wizards of Waverly PlaceWizards of Waverly Place (TV Series) Camera Operator (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for GreekGreek (TV Series) Camera Operator (9 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2008 9
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  • Primary photo for Samantha Who?Samantha Who? (TV Series) Camera Operator (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Pilot (Oct 15, 2007) Camera Operator  Less
  • Primary photo for 7th Heaven7th Heaven (TV Series) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 1996–2007
  • Primary photo for Read Me a StoryRead Me a Story (TV Series) Director Of Photography  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Steadicam Operator (1 episode, 2006), Camera Operator (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Forever Charmed (May 21, 2006) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less
  • Primary photo for Malcolm in the MiddleMalcolm in the Middle (TV Series) Camera Operator ("a" camera) (42 episodes, 2004), Camera Operator (3 episodes, 2005)  Less 2004–2006 45
    • Graduation (May 14, 2006) Camera Operator ("a" camera)  Less
    • Morp (Apr 23, 2006) Camera Operator ("a" camera)  Less
    • Cattle Court (Apr 16, 2006) Camera Operator ("a" camera)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Yes, DearYes, Dear (TV Series) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2000–2006
  • Primary photo for Our ThirtiesOur Thirties (TV Short) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Special UnitSpecial Unit (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the Jungle GymWelcome to the Jungle Gym (TV Movie) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Hidden HillsHidden Hills (TV Series) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator ("b" camera)  Less 2002–2003
  • Primary photo for Just Shoot Me!Just Shoot Me! (TV Series) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 1997–2003
  • Primary photo for TitusTitus (TV Series) Steadicam Operator (43 episodes, 2000), Camera Operator (43 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2002 43
    • The Protector (Aug 12, 2002) Steadicam Operator (uncredited), Camera Operator (uncredited)  Less
    • Insanity Genetic: Part 2 (Aug 5, 2002) Steadicam Operator (uncredited), Camera Operator (uncredited)  Less
    • Insanity Genetic: Part 1 (Aug 5, 2002) Steadicam Operator (uncredited), Camera Operator (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for H.M.O.H.M.O. (TV Movie) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Battery ParkBattery Park (TV Series) Camera Operator  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for Stark Raving MadStark Raving Mad (TV Series) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 1999–2000
  • Primary photo for JesseJesse (TV Series) Camera Operator  Less 1998–2000
  • Primary photo for MetropolisMetropolis (TV Movie) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Miriam Teitelbaum: HomicideMiriam Teitelbaum: Homicide (TV Movie) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for NikkiNikki (TV Movie) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Naked TruthThe Naked Truth (TV Series) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator  Less 1995–1998
  • Primary photo for Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI OlympiadAtlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad (TV Mini-series) Camera Operator  Less 1996– 
  • Primary photo for High Sierra Search and RescueHigh Sierra Search and Rescue (TV Series) Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator ("a" camera)  Less 1995

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • HONDA ACCORD/Car & Driver * – Co/Director of Photography RPA/ Mark Tripp
InternetCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Cook Taste Eat * – Director of Photography Paul Swensen Productions/Paul Swensen
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • SPLITTING UP TOGETHER * – Director of Photography ABC/WARNER BROS.
  • PURE GENIUS * – Director of Photography CBS
  • VEEP season 5 * – Director of Photography HBO
  • Kevin From Work * – Director of Photography ABC Family
  • ABOUT A BOY (season 1&2) * – Director of Photography NBC/various
  • MASTERS OF SEX * – Co Director of Photography/operator (season 1&2) Showtime/Various
  • CALIFORNICATION (season 7) * – Director of Photography Showtime/ Various

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • California College of Art * – Film/Video/Drawing 1986 Oakland CA

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • 2007 Emerging Cinematographer Showcase/Award * – Winner ICG Emerging Cinematographer 2007
  • 2009 Emmy Awards * – Best Cinematograhy 2009
  • 2010 Emerging Cinematographer Award * – Honorable mention "State of Grace" written/directed/photographed 2010

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

CAMERA OPERATOR CREDITS
  • * TIM BELLEN soc.
    STEADICAM/CAMERA OPERATOR - OWNER

    FEATURES DIRECTORS / D.P./ PRODUCERS

    HEMINGWAY and GELHORN (Steadicam/B-cam) Phillip Kaufman/Rogier Stoffers/HBO

    RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (San Francisco FX unit operator)

    BOTTLE SHOCK (A-cam/Steadi) Randall Miller/Mike Ozier/Unclaimed Frieght

    DAYS OF WRATH (B-cam/Steadi) Celia Fox /Steven Fierberg ASC / Mandalay

    BABY-O (A-cam/Steadi) Charlie Mathau/ John Conner / Doxie Prods.

    TOUCHING HOME (WINSTON) (B-Cam/Steadi) Logan Miller / Ricardo Jacques Gale / Winston Films

    HER MINOR THING (A-Cam/Steadi) Charlie Matthau / John J. Connor/
    Crescent Moon Prods.

    THE LAST HIT (A-Cam/Steadi) Burt Reynolds / Nick McLean / Independent

    WOMAN ON TOP (Co-steadicam) Fina Tores / Thierry Arbogast / Fox

    ED TV (2nd unit A Cam/Steadi) Ron Howard / John Schwartzman Imagine
    / Universal

    FLUBBER (2nd unit DP/ operator) Les Mayfield / Ray Stella / Disney

    METRO (Co-steadicam operator) Thomas Carter / Fred Murphy / Touchstone

    HIGH FREAKQUENCY Tony Singletary / Bill Parker Urban Films

    TELEVISION

    MASTERS OF SEX VARIOUS A-cam Steadicam ( season 1&2)

    THE NIGHT SHIFT VARIOUS A-cam Steadicam (Season 1)

    REVENGE (A cam/Steadicam) Season 1 Various Dirs / Cynthia Puschek

    JUSTIFIED (A cam/Steadicam) /Season 2 Various Dirs / Francis Kenny ASC

    CALIFORNICATION (B/A-Cam/Steadi) (seasons 2-6) DP Mike Weaver Showtime (EMMY CINEMATOGRAPHY "IN UTERO" season 2)

    TRAUMA (B/Steadicam op) Pilot/series DP Oliver Bokelberg/Allen Caso

    PUSHING DAISIES (Steadicam Op) Dir's Various/ DP Mike Weaver / NBC

    10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU (pilot) (B-Cam/Steadi Gil Junger/Greg Gardiner/ABC Family/ProdCo

    GREEK (A-Cam/Steadi) (Pilot and Season 2) Gil Junger / Ed Pei/Jules Lebarthe ABC

    SAMATHA WHO? (Pilot) (A-Cam/Steadi) Robbie McNeill / Dave Perkal Touchstone

    SWEET 16 (Pilot) (B-Cam/Steadi) Neena Barnette / Edward Pei MTV

    IN CASE OF EMERGENCY (1 season) Various / Dave Perkal Touchstone TV

    WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE GYM (Pilot) John Pasquin / Wayne Kennan W Bros.

    OUR THIRTIES (Pilot) (B-Cam/Steadi) Dennie Gordon / Wayne Kennan
    Touchstone TV

    NEW CAR SMELL (Pilot) David Schwimmer / Paul Maibaum 20th Century Fox

    MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE (2 seasons)(A-Cam/Steadi) Various / Levie
    Isaacks-Mike Weaver Fox / Regency TV

    ONE TREE HILL (season 1) (A-Cam/Steadi) Various / Billy Dickson WB TV

    7TH HEAVEN (B-Cam/Steadi) Various / Ron High Northshore Prods.

    YES, DEAR Various / Tony Yarlett 20th Century Fox

    HIDDEN HILLS (1 season) (B-Cam/Steadi) Various / Billy Dickson NBC

    TITUS (2 seasons) / Bobby Burns Fox

    WEST WING (Day play) (A-Cam/Steadi) Various / Tom Del Ruth 20th
    Century Fox WB / NBC

    NIKKI Various / Wayne Kennan WB TV

    MIRIAM TEITELBAUM HOMICIDE/ Stephen Lighthill USA Network

    ER (1st/2nd unit) (A-Cam/Steadi) Jonathan Kaplan / Richard Thorpe NBC

    BEVERLY HILLS 90210 Steadicam Spelling/ Fox TV

    CHARMED (Day play) Steadicam / Rick Gunter WB TV

    SEARCH & RESCUE (A-Cam/Steadi) Various / Ed Plante NBC / Hallmark

    JUST SHOOT ME (Op/steadicam) Various / Steve Shank Brillstein Grey / NBC

    STARK RAVING MAD (Operator) Various / Tony Yarlett 20th Century Fox /NBC

    JERZY (Pilot) (A-Cam/Steadi) Robbie Benson / Steve Shank Brillstein Grey

    THE NAKED TRUTH (Op/steadicam) Robbie Benson / Jim Roberson
    Brillstein Grey / NBC

    LEE EVANS PROJECT (Op/steadicam) Robbie Benson /Nick McLean Sr. NBC

    PEARL (Op/steadicam) Various / Jim Roberson Witt Thomas / CBS

    BLACKBIRD HALL (Pilot) (B cam/steadicam) Jim Roberson WB

    1996 OLYMPIC GAMES SKYCAM operator Garret Brown's Olympic Team NBC

    COMMERCIALS (Partial list)
    QUIZNOS MICROSOFT ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL FORD INTEL NISSAN MAXIMA AQUA FRESH DR. SCHOLLS CHEVY GALLO OF SONOMA US NAVY WNBA
    PAUL MITCHELL CISCO ALBERTSONS ARMSTRONG RIDGE CHAMPAGNE

known for
  • * VEEP season 5 Director of Photography
    ABOUT A BOY 2 seasons Director of Photography
    CALIFORNICATION season 7 Director of Photography
    MASTERS OF SEX seasons 1 & 3) 4 episodes Director of Photography
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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