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Ron Carter is a cinematographer/camera operator in television series, commercials, concerts, documentaries, music videos, Corporate video and new media such as webisodes and Videoblogs. Based in Los Angeles, Ron has worked throughout the United States and around the world on various projects.

He is skilled in lighting, designing shots for dollies, cranes, hand held etc. and is comfortable with all formats of HD including the Sony F55, F3 and F-900, Panasonic P2 and GH4 (4K) cameras, RED, Canon 5D and others.

After studying at several production schools, apprenticing with an Emmy Award winning DP, Fred Donelson he started Sunrise Canyon Video gaining much experience in the 4 camera Truck and stage. He continues learning with ongoing training like The Santa Fe workshop and other seminars and workshops.
Click below for the compilation reel.

Cafe Etc. - Comedy pilot shot on the Sony F55

Kids in Sports --- ESPN TV show with President Clinton and others.

"Country in the City" 4 outdoor Concerts over the summer in Century City

In the Ashes (Short Film) DP

Beauty Bees--- direct and DP this ongoing series with Chrishell Stause and Linda Flowers
Before the Afterlife (TV Series) DP

Meet Anna (Short) DP

Everybody Loves Raymond: The Last Laugh (TV Special documentary) (director of photography: additional photography)

“Luke 11:17” Webisodes I was the DP , lighting and principal shooter for this award winning Series.

1 Candle, 1 Man - budget feature film

“Holmes on Homes” Canadian based home rebuilding show (6th season) 2- one hour episodes

“RIDES” Director of Photography and primary shooter for the 4 season Series on TLC about custom cars and Hot Rods hosted by Jason Priestly (1st year). Mostly hand-held and with “The shotmaker" camera car with crane. I was responsible for directing the lighting as well as the support crew

"Muscle and Fitness" Rock Hard Challenge- DP , lighting and "A" camera opertor hand held, and Dolly with tracks. DVD for Muscle and Fitness magazine

The Boyfriend, Series of TV Commercials and Internet Video for Julie Andrews new play she is directing.

The Last Mogul – Documentary of Lew Wasserman shot on HD presented in 35 MM Film.

“Mustangs Across America” British series on road travel following Mustang cars airing on HD Theater .

“Everybody Loves Raymond” Documentary about the last episode of that series.

TCM (Turner Classic Movies) - Interviews with Kim Novak and Peter O' tool long with Fan interviews

"Auction Hunters - LIVE" live TV broadcast

Magic Johnson - Promos for his new Cable network.

"The Heart Of Christmas" EPK for The Gospel Music Channel

Golf Promos for the new Clint Eastwood Golf Chn.

Full Throttle – Doc/reality show about cars on The History Channel.
HD NET – various show segments.including live concerts
The Cult - Live concert on HDTV for DVD and pay per view.
Jaguares – Live concert on HDTV for DVD and pay per view.
History Bites - Several segments for Canadian TV
Many large Corporate video events for Sony,
Motivational Speakers seminars for Mark Victor Hanson, Marshall Silver and many more.

Feature Stories, News Segments, Behind-The-Scenes, Music Videos:
HBO; (EPKs and entertainment news) E!; Extra; Inside Edition; Fox; Fox News; Fox Sports & Crusaders.

Press Junkets, DVD extras and EPKs For Major Feature Films:
Curious George; White Noise; The Rookie; Titanic; Hard Rain; Senseless; McHale's Navy; Free Willy 2; Bye Bye Love; Outbreak; Cobb; Wyatt Earp; Major League; Sister Act; JFK; For The Boys; The Fugitive; Body Double, etc.

Commercials & PSA:

Numerous, including; RADD (Recording Artists, Actors & Athletes against Drunk Driving) Many PSAs including the 2002 Kickoff with Aerosmith.


“New Orleans, the Rich and Haunted”; The Complete History Of The Navy Seals; Green Berets; Survivors of Pearl Harbor; Desert Storm; Silent Heroes; LURPS; Mike Force; Recondo School; (all on The History Channel);U.S. Customs; Travel Security; (Travel Channel) Imposters (Discovery Chn) ; Green Hornet (bonus DVD Doc) ; The Negro Baseball Leagues); Gagaku; Court Music of Japan; RP Foundation; Pokemon; Cheating Las Vegas, Hollywood Raw (Paparattzi) and Heart Of A Champion. etc.

Single Camera:

Lighting director and Shooter for “OVERHAULIN”multi-episode makeover reality show on TLC.

DVD extras for the 1st season of “Desperate Housewives”, “Canadian Idol”;” Behind the Scenes of Battlestar Gallactica”; Body and Health; reality/documentary 5 day/week show on Canadian TV; Showtime in Hollywood & Fast Lane Living:
five years on these two Entertainment Tonight style magazine shows hosted by David Sheehan.

Pilot of celebrity cooking show with Cheryl Tiegs; Disney Channel Summer & Fall Preview (Advertising Footage for Preview week); Steele Boxer (Home Video Kick Boxing Exercise Series); Toyota Service Video Guide (Series of Training Tapes for Mechanics;: Lifstyles Of The Rich & Furry (The Pet Network); Ford Motor Company (Field Segments for Dealer Training); Network For Continuing Education (Medical Training Tape); Survivors Of The Shoah (Steven Spielberg's Living History Project On The Holocaust); Fast Frame (Sales Presentation & Training); Country Jam I & II (Country Line Dance Instructional Video).


King Of The Cage (Mixed Martial Arts Competition. Pay per view) I was the DP and primary Hand Held shooter on this 6 camera shoot); Many sports shoots for Broadcast including Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, football, soccer, golf and La Crosse. Dave Koz - Live From Trinidad (PBS Special); The Cut, (MTV RAP show); Sally Kellerman (Cabaret Act); Paula Abdul Exercise Video (Home Video); Kick Butt, Kick Butt II, Rap Up The Summer (Rap Contest For Fox Television Series "Pump It Up"); Women's Pro Ski Tour (Winterfest Ski and Snowboard Races); Super BMX Races (ESPN), Zoom (PBS Children's Special); The Geraldo Show (Los Angeles Field Segment); The Swiffer (Remote for AM Shows); McNeil/Lehrer Report (Los Angeles Field Segment); KCET Video Log (Various Segments), Solid Gold, etc.

Corporate Video:

Numerous shows for the major corporations such as Pacific Bell, Sony, Microsoft, Blizzard (computer game show conference, “Blizzcon” YPO, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Corp, Toyota, BMW, Lexus, sales training for WELLA, large drug manufacturers and many others.


Corporate Video:

Numerous shows for the major corporations such as Pacific Bell, Sony, Microsoft, Blizzard (computer game show conference, “Blizzcon” YPO, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Corp, Toyota, BMW, Lexus, sales training for WELLA, large drug manufacturers and many others.


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