James A. Contner Biography ((?)-)

Gender
Male
Occupation
Cinematographer, director, producer

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Cinematographer
  • Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie), Warner Bros.,1978
  • (As Jim Contner) The Wiz, Universal, 1978
  • (As James Contner) All That Jazz, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Rock Show, Miramax, 1979
  • Cruising, United Artists, 1980
  • It's My Turn (also known as A Perfect Circle), Columbia, 1980
  • (As James Contner) Just Tell Me What You Want, Warner Bros., 1980
  • Times Square, Associated Film Distributors, 1980
  • Nighthawks (also known as Hawks), Universal, 1981
  • On Golden Pond, Universal, 1981
  • So Fine, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Eddie Macon's Run, Universal, 1983
  • Jaws 3-D (also known as Jaws 3 and Jaws III), Universal, 1983
  • Tough Enough, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • The Flamingo Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Where the Boys Are `84 (also known as Where the Boys Are),Columbia, 1984
  • The Last Dragon (also known as Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon), TriStar, 1985
  • Let's Get Harry (also known as The Rescue), TriStar, 1986
  • Heat, New Century Vista, 1987
  • Monkey Shines (also known as Ella and Monkey Shines: AnExperiment in Fear), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1988
  • Assistant Camerperson
  • (First assistant cameraperson) A Place Called Today (also known asCity in Fear), Avco-Embassy, 1972
  • Claudine, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974
  • Crazy Joe, Columbia, 1974
  • Additional Photographer
  • The Brink's Job, 1978
  • Television Work
  • Producer; With Others; Series
  • Angel, The WB, 1999-2000
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and Buffythe Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1999-2000
  • Cinematographer; Series
  • Miami Vice, NBC, 1984-89
  • Crime Story, NBC, 1986-88
  • Director; Movies
  • Hitler's Daughter, USA Network, 1990
  • The Return of Eliot Ness, NBC, 1991
  • The 10 Million Dollar Getaway, USA Network, 1991
  • The Cover Girl Murders, USA Network, 1993
  • (And supervising producer) Abduction of Innocence (also known as Abduction of Innocence: A Moment of Truth Movie), 1996
  • She Woke Up Pregnant (also known as Crimes of Silence), ABC, 1996
  • When Friendship Kills (also known as A Secret between Friends), 1996
  • Touched by Evil, ABC, 1997
  • A Champion's Fight (also known as Don't Die, My Love and Shattered Hearts), NBC, 1998
  • (And executive producer with others) One Hot Summer Night, ABC, 1998
  • Playing to Win: A Moment of Truth Movie, NBC, 1998
  • Director; Episodic
  • Miami Vice, NBC, 1984
  • The Equalizer, CBS, 1985
  • Crime Story, NBC, 1986
  • Tour of Duty, CBS, 1987
  • 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987
  • Wiseguy, ABC, 1987
  • Midnight Caller, NBC, 1988
  • Hard Time on Planet Earth, CBS, 1989
  • Island Son, CBS, 1989
  • The Flash, CBS, 1990
  • The Commish, ABC, 1991
  • Palace Guard, ABC, 1991
  • Mann & Machine, NBC, 1992
  • Raven, CBS, 1992
  • "Soft Light," The X Files, Fox, 1993
  • The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (also known as Brisco County, Jr.), Fox, 1993
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1993
  • seaQuest DSV (also known as seaQuest 2032), NBC, 1993
  • Hawkeye, syndicated, 1994
  • (As Jim Contner) "Under the Broken Sky," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1995
  • American Gothic, CBS, 1995
  • Dark Skies, NBC, 1996
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and Buffythe Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, various episodes beginning in 1997
  • "On Your Marks...," Push, ABC, 1998
  • Charmed, The WB, 1998
  • V.I.P., syndicated, 1998
  • Roswell, The WB, 1999
  • Angel, The WB, various episodes beginning in 1999
  • The Invisible Man, Sci-Fi Channel, 2000
  • (As James Contner) "Art Attack," Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's Dark Angel), Fox, various episodes beginning in 2000
  • Cinematographer; Pilots
  • Crime Story, NBC, 1986

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