Vance Piper

Camera and Electrical Department | Visual Effects | Cinematographer
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KNOWN FOR 
Minority Report (2002) | Terminator Salvation (2009) | The Hunt for Red October (1990)
AWARDS 
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AKA 
Vance R. Piper

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Wine CountryWine Country "c" First Assistant Camera (Napa)  Less Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (70 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryRogue One: A Star Wars Story First Assistant Camera (32TEN Studios) (uncredited)  Less 2016 $200MM $532MM / $1.06B
  • Primary photo for Racing ExtinctionRacing Extinction Additional Assistant Camera  Less 2015 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for The Age of AdalineThe Age of Adaline First Assistant Camera (San Francisco)  Less 2015 $25MM $42MM / —
  • Primary photo for Big SurBig Sur First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 2013 $34K / —
  • Primary photo for Chasing MavericksChasing Mavericks First Assistant Camera ("b" camera)  Less 2012 $20MM $6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Blood OathBlood Oath (Video) Assistant Camera  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Big MiracleBig Miracle First Assistant Camera (Kerner Optical)  Less 2012 $40MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for Red TailsRed Tails First Assistant Camera ("b" camera, San Francisco)  Less 2012 $58MM $50MM / $50MM
  • Primary photo for MoneyballMoneyball First Assistant Camera (Oakland) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $50MM $76MM / $110MM
  • Primary photo for Transformers: Dark of the MoonTransformers: Dark of the Moon First Assistant Camera (kerner optical) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $195MM $352MM / $1.12B
  • Primary photo for The Last AirbenderThe Last Airbender First Assistant Camera (Kerner Optical)  Less 2010 $150MM $132MM / $320MM
  • Primary photo for KillersKillers Camera Operator (kerner optical)  Less 2010 $75MM $47MM / $98MM
  • Primary photo for The PranksterThe Prankster First Assistant Camera  Less 2010 $1.7MM
  • Primary photo for AvatarAvatar First Assistant Camera (Kerner Optical) (uncredited)  Less 2009 $237MM $761MM / $2.79B
  • Primary photo for Terminator SalvationTerminator Salvation First Assistant Camera (Kerner Optical)  Less 2009 $200MM $125MM / $371MM
  • Primary photo for Wolf TicketWolf Ticket (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2008 $10K
  • Primary photo for Evan AlmightyEvan Almighty Visual Effects First Assistant Camera Operator (Kerner Optical)  Less 2007 $175MM $100MM / $173MM
  • Primary photo for Graves EndGraves End Cinematographer  Less 2005 $1.9MM
  • Primary photo for Widow MakerWidow Maker (Short) Director Of Photography  Less 2005 $1K
  • Primary photo for SonataSonata (Video) Cinematographer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for ComedianComedian Camera Operator (oakland paramount shoot)  Less 2002 $2.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Minority ReportMinority Report Visual Effects Director Of Photography (ILM)  Less 2002 $102MM $132MM / $358MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the ClonesStar Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Effects Director Of Photography (uncredited)  Less 2002 $115MM $311MM / $649MM
  • Primary photo for Pearl HarborPearl Harbor Visual Effects Director Of Photography  Less 2001 $140MM $199MM / $449MM
  • Primary photo for Space CowboysSpace Cowboys Plate Photography First Assistant Camera  Less 2000 $65MM $90MM / $129MM
  • Primary photo for Playing Mona LisaPlaying Mona Lisa Camera Operator (as Vance R. Piper)  Less 2000 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom MenaceStar Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Camera Operator (ILM)  Less 1999 $115MM $475MM / $1.03B
  • Primary photo for EdtvEdtv First Assistant Camera (second unit)  Less 1999 $80MM $22MM / $8.3MM
  • Primary photo for True CrimeTrue Crime Additional First Assistant Camera  Less 1999 $55MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Snake EyesSnake Eyes Assistant Camera (ILM)  Less 1998 $73MM $56MM / $104MM
  • Primary photo for Mercury RisingMercury Rising Camera Operator (ILM)  Less 1998 $60MM $33MM / $93MM
  • Primary photo for The Lost World: Jurassic ParkThe Lost World: Jurassic Park Visual Effects Camera Assistant  Less 1997 $73MM $229MM / $619MM
  • Primary photo for MichaelMichael Visual Effects Camera Operator (SPI)  Less 1996 $95MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for Special Effects: Anything Can HappenSpecial Effects: Anything Can Happen (Short) Additional Cinematographer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The PhantomThe Phantom First Assistant Aerial Photographer  Less 1996 $45MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for TwisterTwister Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less 1996 $92MM $242MM / $253MM
  • Primary photo for The Celluloid ClosetThe Celluloid Closet Assistant Camera  Less 1995 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for JumanjiJumanji Vistavision Camera Assistant  Less 1995 $50MM $100MM / $263MM
  • Primary photo for Forrest GumpForrest Gump First Assistant Camera (VistaVision, ILM)  Less 1994 $55MM $330MM / $678MM
  • Primary photo for SchemesSchemes (Video) Cinematographer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Golden GateGolden Gate First Assistant Camera  Less 1993 $395K / —
  • Primary photo for Mrs. DoubtfireMrs. Doubtfire First Assistant Camera ("a" camera)  Less 1993 $25MM $219MM / $441MM
  • Primary photo for So I Married an Axe MurdererSo I Married an Axe Murderer Camera Operator (studio camera), First Assistant Camera  Less 1993 $20MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for AliveAlive Effects Camera Assistant  Less 1993 $32MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for Death Becomes HerDeath Becomes Her Visual Effects Camera Assistant (ILM)  Less 1992 $55MM $58MM / $149MM
  • Primary photo for KuffsKuffs First Assistant Camera (San Francisco)  Less 1992 $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for The RocketeerThe Rocketeer First Assistant Camera (visual effects)  Less 1991 $35MM $47MM / —
  • Primary photo for Back to the Future Part IIIBack to the Future Part III Assistant Camera, Plate Camera Assistant (uncredited)  Less 1990 $40MM $88MM / $245MM
  • Primary photo for The Hunt for Red OctoberThe Hunt for Red October Camera Assistant (ILM)  Less 1990 $30MM $122MM / $201MM
  • Primary photo for Back to the Future Part IIBack to the Future Part II Camera Assistant (ILM)  Less 1989 $40MM $118MM / $214MM
  • Primary photo for Worth WinningWorth Winning First Assistant Camera  Less 1989 $3.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Turner & HoochTurner & Hooch First Assistant Camera  Less 1989 $13MM $71MM / —
  • Primary photo for Alien NationAlien Nation First Assistant Camera  Less 1988 $16MM $25MM / $32MM
  • Primary photo for The Dead PoolThe Dead Pool First Assistant Camera  Less 1988 $31MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for Blue MoviesBlue Movies Cinematographer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Leonard Part 6Leonard Part 6 Assistant Camera, Second Assistant Camera  Less 1987 $24MM $4.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Near DarkNear Dark First Assistant Camera  Less 1987 $5MM $3.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for La BambaLa Bamba First Assistant Camera  Less 1987 $6.5MM $54MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Walk on the MoonA Walk on the Moon First Assistant Camera  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for WisdomWisdom First Assistant Camera  Less 1986 $5.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for At Close RangeAt Close Range Second Assistant Camera  Less 1986 $6.5MM $2.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Ladies ClubThe Ladies Club Second Assistant Camera  Less 1986 $239K / —
  • Primary photo for Olivia: Soul KissOlivia: Soul Kiss (Video) First Assistant Camera  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for To Live and Die in L.A.To Live and Die in L.A. Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less 1985 $6MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Zoo GangThe Zoo Gang Second Assistant Camera  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Moving ViolationsMoving Violations Assistant Camera  Less 1985 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star Worms II: Attack of the Pleasure PodsStar Worms II: Attack of the Pleasure Pods Assistant Camera  Less 1985 $50K
  • Primary photo for The TerminatorThe Terminator Camera Assistant  Less 1984 $6.4MM $38MM / $40MM
  • Primary photo for Choose MeChoose Me Second Assistant Camera  Less 1984 $700K $2.5MM / $2.6MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the JediStar Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Visual Effects Camera Assistant (version: special)  Less 1983 $32MM $309MM / $573MM
Past Television (11 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for 13 Reasons Why13 Reasons Why (TV Series) First Assistant Camera ("c" cam) (6 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018 6
    • Bye (May 18, 2018) First Assistant Camera ("c" cam)  Less
    • The Box of Polaroids (May 18, 2018) First Assistant Camera ("c" cam)  Less
    • Bryce and Chloe (May 18, 2018) First Assistant Camera ("c" cam)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Budding ProspectsBudding Prospects (TV Movie) B Cam First Ac  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Joe Rogan: TriggeredJoe Rogan: Triggered (TV Special) Assistant Camera  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Patton Oswalt: Talking for ClappingPatton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping (TV Special) Assistant Camera  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Craft in AmericaCraft in America (TV Series) Assistant Camera (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Music (Nov 20, 2015) Assistant Camera  Less
  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Hot Head Technician  Less 2010–2015
  • Primary photo for Black Girls Rock! 2011Black Girls Rock! 2011 (TV Special) First Assistant Camera  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Fairly LegalFairly Legal (TV Series) First Assistant Camera (San Francisco) (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Pilot (Jan 20, 2011) First Assistant Camera (San Francisco)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Law and Mr. LeeThe Law and Mr. Lee (TV Movie) First Assistant Camera  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Growing Up BradyGrowing Up Brady (TV Movie) Assistant Camera  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for More Tales of the CityMore Tales of the City (TV Mini-series) Second Camera (San Francisco) (6 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 6
    • Episode #1.6 (Jun 21, 1998) Second Camera (San Francisco)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Jun 21, 1998) Second Camera (San Francisco)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Jun 14, 1998) Second Camera (San Francisco)  Less
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