Feature Films/Shorts/Music Videos

12/2008 Random Girl In Bed; Short Film.
Director of Photography
Director: I-fan Quirk

8/2008 Middle Aged Jew Love, Elissa Rosenthal; Music Video.
Director of Photography
Directors: Elissa Rosenthal & Greg Raposo.

4/2008 A Strip Called Destiny; Feature Film.
Additional Cinematography
Director: Ty Hunter.

7/2007 Junior Defenders; Feature Film.
Director of Photography
Director: Keith Spiegel.
Warner Home Video

5/2007 Get Shot; Short Film.
Director of Photography
Director: Ty Hunter.
Official Entry, Cannes 2007.

10/2006 Inhuman Resources; Webisodes.
Director of Photography
Producer: Turner Broadcast.
http://www.superdeluxe.com/sd/artist/rob_kutner/

5/2006 House In Capricorn; Musical Short for RIPFest #8.
Director of Photography
Director: Maria Mileaf.

2/2006 "Bye, bye, Bye", Blammos; Music video.
Director of Photography
Director: Bill Simmon.

2/2006 'Tis The Season; Short Film.
Director of Photography
Director: Bob Giovanelli.
Official Entry: Sarasota Film Festival, Stony Brook Film Festival,
Hamptons Film Festival and Hollywood Film Festivals.
Second Place, Delta Airlines Fly In Movie Contest at Sundance 2008.

12/2005 "Might Find", Jess Furman; Music Video.
Director of Photography
Director: Bengt Anderson.

9/2005 "Wage Earner", The Giraffes; Music Video.
B Camera/Gaffer
Director: Bengt Anderson.

4/2005 Henry James & The Man Next Door; Short Film.
Director of Photograph
Directors: Diane Paragas, Amy Lawday.

3/2004 "I'll Hold Out", Neil Cleary; Music Video.
Director of Photography
Director: Bill Simmon.

11/2003 The Perfect Goodnight Kiss; Short Film.
Director of Photography
Directors: Alexis Holloway, Bill Simmon, Alex Woolfson.

3/2002 Interior Coffehouse Night; Short Film.
Director of Photography
Director: Bill Simmon.

10/1996 The Apartment; Short Film.
Director of Photography
Director: Bill Simmon.

6/1996 Better Than Ever; Feature Film.
Second Unit Director of Photography
Director: David Giancola.

8/1995 Brothers; Short Film.
Director of Photography
Director: Sean Sweeney.
Official Entry, Barcelona Film festival 1996.

9/1994 Diamond Run; Feature Film.
Gaffer/Second Unit Camera Operator
Director: David Giancola.

9/1991 Time Chasers; Feature Film.
Director of Photography
Director: David Giancola.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Volume 5.

Industrial/Educational

10/2008 Planning Your Wedding Tips; Webisode.
Director of Photography
Producer: Plus Media.

09/2008 Pepsi Bottling Group CEO, Eric Foss; EPK.
Director of Photography
Producer: Fusion media.

6/08 Exté; POS video.
Director of Photography
Producer: Monsoon Films.

5/08 Hogan World; POS Video.
Director of Photography
Producer: Amy Lawday.

5/08 Ulta Beauty; POS Video.
Director of Photography
Producer: Civilian Studios.

4/2008 The Art of Negotiation; Training Video.
Director of Photography
Producer: Esteé Lauder.

4/2008 18th and 19th Century Educational Philosophy; Eduacational Video.
Director of Photography
Producer: Insight Media.

10/2007 Harold Bloom Biography; Short Film
Director of Photography
Producer: Facts On File.

8/2007 Pepsi Bottling Group, In Stock, Sales Video
B Camera/Gaffer
Producer: Fusion Media.

8/2007 Gender In Communication; Eduacational Video.
Director of Photography
Producer: Insight Media.

6/2007 Pepsi Bottling Group, Solve It By Sundown; Training Video
B-Camera/Gaffer
Producer: Fusion Media.

6/2006 iLife, Adobe InDesign, Final Cut Express
For Magnet Media's Digital Media Training Series
Director of Photography
Producer: Magnet Media.

5/2006 ING, CEO, Michel Tilmant Interview; EPK.
Director of Photography
Producer: Civilian Studios.

4/2006 SKII Cosmetics, EPK
Director of Photography
Producer: Civilian Studios.

12/2005 Brooklyn Methodist Hospital; Training Video.
Director of Photography
Producer: Monsoon Films.

12/2005 Adobe CS2, After Effects; HDV Tutorial Sony Z1U
For Magnet Media's Digital Media Training Series
Director of Photography
Producer: Magnet Media.

10/2005 Pepsi Co. Non Carb U.; Training Video.
B Camera Operator/Gaffer
Producer: Fusion Media.

8/2005 NBPA Welcome/Training Video
Director of Photography
Producer: National Basketball Player's Association.

5/2005 Lowe's Code Red Rover Home Safety video; Training Video.
Director of Photography
Director: Diane Paragas.

Television

10/2008 Club Penguin Third Anniversary Party in Times Square; Interstitial.
Director of Photography
Producer: Transition Films/Disney

3/2008 How To Look Good Naked; Promos.
Director of Photography
Producer: Todd Broder/Lifetime.

3-7/2007 Don't Sweat It; HGTV.
Gaffer/C Camera; seasons 2, 3
Producer: City Lights TV.

2/2007 Psychic Detectives, Court TV; Episode.
Director of Photography
Producer: Superfine Films.

10/2006 Psychic Detectives, Court TV; Episode.
Director of Photography
Producer: Superfine Films.

8, 9/2006 Don't Sweat It; HGTV.
Gaffer/C Camera; season 1
Producer: City Lights TV.

8/2006 Chomp Chat; Discovery Kids; Shorts.
Camera Operator
Producer: City Lights TV.

6/2006 Seemore's Playhouse; PBS; Episodes.
Director of Photography
Producer: Edgeworx.

5/2006 Seemore's Playhouse; PBS; Episodes.
Gaffer/Camera Operator
Producer: Edgeworx.

4/2006 Julia Roberts segment; The Showbiz Show; Comedy Central.
Camera Operator
Producer: Jason Hsiao/Comedy Central

4/2006 Kickball; TV Documentary; Pilot.
Camera Operator
Producers: Bengt Anderson, Jason Hsiao/Comedy Central.

4/2006 Date By Design; TV Documentary; Pilot.
Camera Operator
Producer: Todd Rowe/BET.

2/2006 Confessions of a Military Wife; TV Documentary Pilot.
Director of Photography
Producer: Kim Levin/Current Media.

10/2005 Schmitty the Real New Yorkie; TV Documentary Pilot.
Director of Photography
Producer: Todd Broder/TWI.

10/2005 Moms Rock; TV Documantary Pilot.
Director of Photography
Producer: Todd Broder/TWI.

2/2005 Signature Chefs; TV Documentary Pilot; A&E TV.
Camera Operator/Gaffer
Producer: Todd Broder.

2-3/2004 Adirondak Life; Various Segments for Series, Mountain Lake PBS, Plattsburgh, NY.
Director/Camera operator
Segment Producer: Paul King.

10/2003 The Cost, Movie of the Week, Mountain Lake PBS, Plattsburgh, NY
Director of Photography
Director: Jacob Salka.

2000-2004 Video Free Burlington; Various Episodes; TV Series.
Lighting Designer/ Camera Operator
Technical Director: Bill Simmon.
VCAM Public Access Ch15, Burlington, VT.

1997-1999 Studio 8 Live, Various Episodes; TV Series.
Lighting Designer/Camera Operator
Technical Director: Bill Simmon.
VCAM Public Access Ch15, Burlington, VT.

Still Photography

1994-2004 Mark Sasahara Photography, Owner, Burlington, VT.
Commercial, Advertising, Portraiture, Events.

1997-1998 Shelburne Museum, Staff Photographer.
Shelburne, VT.

1985-1995 The Burlington Free Press, Staff photographer.
Burlington, VT.

1985-1986 Associated Press, Stringer, Boston, MA.

1983-1985 Reporter Magazine, Staff Photographer, Adviser.
Rochester, NY.

1980-1981 Newton Graphic, Stringer, Newton, MA.

Teaching

5-7/2004 New York Film Academy
Instructor: Cinematography, Lighting, Film Production.
New York, New York.

2001-2004 Burlington College
Photography Instructor: Basic B&W Photography, Intermediate Photography.
Burlington, VT.

1989-1990 Photo Vermont Workshops
Partner & Co-Instructor: Beginning Photography, Intermediate Photography.
Burlington, VT.

Education

1981-1985 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Photo Illustration

1984 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.
Associate in Applied Science

Awards/Nominations

1992 Pulitzer Prize Nomination, News Photography.

1992 Vermont Press Association, 1st Place, Spot News.

Skills

Extensive knowledge of HD and SD video cameras and technology.
Extensive knowledge of 35mm & S16mm cine cameras and technology.
Camera Operator.
Jib Operator.
Gaffing experience and extensive knowledge of luminaires.
Still photographer with over twenty years professional experience.
Rock Climber.