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David Geddes

Biography

A Michigan-based singer/songwriter who scored a high 5 hit in 1975 using the teenage tragedy jewel “Work Joey Work,” David Geddes was created David Cole Idema in 1950. Copping his nom de plume from Geddes Street, a street within the University or college city of Ann Arbor where he went to university, Geddes spent the very first part of his music profession working under his personal name because the drummer for the cult music group the Fredric. After implementing his stage name, Geddes embarked on a single profession, liberating a bevy of singles for main labels but failing woefully to score popular. Frustrated, Geddes came back to his education, going to law college at Wayne Condition University or college in Detroit. An opportunity call from maker Paul Vance, who kept in mind Geddes’ expressive tone of voice from previous recordings, asked the semi-retired vocalist/songwriter to record a track that he previously written. The producing “Work Joey Work” peaked at number 4 in Oct 1975, and Geddes decreased out of legislation college and dove back to the music business. He got another solitary in the very best 20, the state hit “THE FINAL Game of the growing season (A Blind Man within the Bleachers),” and acquired modest success using the tune “Home on Holly Street,” the last mentioned of which premiered under his very own name, but “Operate Joey Operate” would end up being his industrial high point.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth July 1, 1950
Profession Singer
Education University of Michigan
Nationality American
Music Songs Run Joey Run, The Last Game of the Season, Wise Up Girl, Frankie, I'm So Sorry, Let Me Hear It Out There, When You're Number One, Sneakin' Round Corners, Changing Colors, What Will My Mary Say, Give Her What She Wants, Honey Don't Blow It, Wait For Me
Albums Run Joey Run
Nominations Gemini Award for Best Photography in an Information/Documentary Program or Series
Movies Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, The Messengers, Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball, Halloween: Resurrection, Kevin of the North, MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis, Ernest Goes to School, Slam Dunk Ernest, When a Stranger Calls Back, MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday, Nearing Grace, Ernest Rides Again, Falling from the Sky: Flight 174, CHiPs '99, Killing Mr. Griffin, Don't Look Down, Sweet Dreams, Inside the Osmonds, Married to a Stranger, Every Mother's Worst Fear, The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue, Moment of Truth: A Mother's Deception, Black Ice, Dying to Live, Fatal Error, Harvey, The Colony, Here's to Life!, Blind Spot


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1 Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC).


Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Legends of Tomorrow TV Series 8 episodes, 2016 - 2017 director of photography - 1 episode, 2016
The Last Ship 2015 TV Series 6 episodes
Under the Dome 2014 TV Series director of photography - 12 episodes
Almost Human 2013-2014 TV Series director of photography - 7 episodes
Friend 2013 Short
Fringe TV Series 2 episodes, 2011 director of photography - 11 episodes, 2011 - 2013
Last Christmas 2011 Short
Red Riding Hood: The Tale Begins 2011 Short director of photography
Lie to Me TV Series 1 episode, 2010 director of photography - 4 episodes, 2010 - 2011
Move Out Clean 2010 Short
Life Unexpected 2010 TV Series 12 episodes
Tucker and Dale vs Evil 2010 director of photography
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball 2010 Video director of photography
Night and Day 2010 TV Movie
Snakehead 2009 Short
Sanctuary TV Series 3 episodes, 2008 director of photography - 6 episodes, 2008 - 2009
Men in Trees 2006-2008 TV Series director of photography - 35 episodes
The Auburn Hills Breakdown 2008 Short
Coffee Diva 2007 Short director of photography
The Messengers 2007 director of photography
The Evidence TV Series 5 episodes, 2006 director of photography - 3 episodes, 2006
A Simple Curve 2005 director of photography
Nearing Grace 2005 director of photography
Point Pleasant 2005 TV Series
Jake 2.0 2003-2004 TV Series 4 episodes
Sudbury 2004 TV Movie director of photography
John Doe 2002-2003 TV Series director of photography - 2 episodes
Halloween: Resurrection 2002 director of photography
Dark Angel 2001-2002 TV Series director of photography - 31 episodes
Kevin of the North 2001
Ladies and the Champ 2001 TV Movie
Inside the Osmonds 2001 TV Movie
Rocky Times 2000 TV Movie
Frankie & Hazel 2000 TV Movie
Here's to Life! 2000
Y2K 1999 TV Movie
Assault on Death Mountain 1999 TV Movie
Dying to Live 1999 TV Movie
Fatal Error 1999 TV Movie director of photography
Don't Look Down 1998 TV Movie
CHiPs '99 1998 TV Movie
Every Mother's Worst Fear 1998 TV Movie director of photography
My Husband's Secret Life 1998 TV Movie
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear 1998 TV Movie director of photography
Married to a Stranger 1997 TV Movie
A Call to Remember 1997 TV Movie director of photography
Killing Mr. Griffin 1997 TV Movie director of photography
Bridge of Time 1997 TV Movie director of photography
The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue 1996 TV Movie director of photography
Sudden Terror: The Hijacking of School Bus #17 1996 TV Movie
Sweet Dreams 1996 TV Movie
Kidz in the Wood 1996 TV Movie director of photography
Deadly Web 1996 TV Movie
Have You Seen My Son 1996 TV Movie director of photography
Harvey 1996 TV Movie director of photography
The Colony 1995 TV Movie director of photography
Slam Dunk Ernest 1995 Video director of photography
Deadlocked: Escape from Zone 14 1995 TV Movie
Falling from the Sky: Flight 174 1995 TV Movie
Fighting for My Daughter 1995 TV Movie
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday 1994 TV Movie director of photography
Moment of Truth: Cult Rescue 1994 TV Movie director of photography
Incident at Deception Ridge 1994 TV Movie
Tears and Laughter: The Joan and Melissa Rivers Story 1994 TV Movie
MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis 1994 TV Movie director of photography
Ernest Goes to School 1994 director of photography
I Know My Son Is Alive 1994 TV Movie
Ernest Rides Again 1993 director of photography
Blind Spot 1993 TV Movie
When a Stranger Calls Back 1993 TV Movie director of photography
Call of the Wild 1992 TV Movie
Black Ice 1992
Dirty Work 1992 TV Movie
In the Eyes of a Stranger 1992 TV Movie
John Wyre: Drawing on Sound 1991 Documentary short
Beverly Hills, 90210 1990-1991 TV Series director of photography - 10 episodes
21 Jump Street TV Series 39 episodes, 1988 - 1990 director of photography - 2 episodes, 1989 - 1990
The Beachcombers 1989 TV Series 2 episodes
Neon Rider 1989 TV Series
At the Crossroads 1987 Documentary
World Drums 1987
Trying Times 1987 TV Series director of photography - 1 episode
British Columbia: The Rockies to the Pacific 1986 Documentary short as Dave Geddes, cinematography
Coquihalla - Highway 5: 20 Months Through the Mountains 1986 Documentary short as Dave Geddes, photographed by
Vancouver: The World in a City 1985 Documentary short as Dave Geddes, photography
My Kind of Town 1984
Jacks or Better 1983 Documentary short photographed by
A Visit from Captain Cook 1980 Documentary short
Big and the Blues 1980 Documentary short
Bill Reid 1979 Short documentary
Horse Drawn Magic 1979 Documentary short cinematography
What the Hell's Going on Up There? 1979 Documentary
Post Partum Depression 1978 Documentary

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night at the Museum 2006 director of photography: second unit - uncredited
The Hitman 1991 director of photography: second unit
Dead Bang 1989 camera operator
The People Across the Lake 1988 TV Movie camera operator
21 Jump Street 1987-1988 TV Series camera operator - 6 episodes
The Little Match Girl 1987 TV Movie camera operator - as Dave Geddes
Home Is Where the Hart Is 1987 camera operator
Trying Times 1987 TV Series camera operator - 1 episode
Rad 1986 camera operator
Hookers on Davie 1984 Documentary additional cinematography
The Thing 1982 second assistant cameraman: Stewart, British Columbia
Bear Island 1979 2nd camera assistant
Spartree 1978 Documentary short camera operator

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Legends of Tomorrow 2016 TV Series 2 episodes
Friend 2013 Short
Jacks or Better 1983 Documentary short

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Beat 2012 TV Series documentary field director - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The MisInventions of Milo Weatherby 2009 Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wayne Quinton: Engineering Life 2011 TV Movie Himself
A Master's Guide to Indie Filmmaking 2010 Video documentary
Max Resurrected 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Exhuming 'The Messengers' 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Dinah! 1976 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Leo Leo Awards Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Drama The Messengers (2007)
2007 Leo Leo Awards Best Cinematography in a Dramatic Series The Evidence (2006)
2006 Leo Leo Awards Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Drama A Simple Curve (2005)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Cinematography in a Series Under the Dome (2013) · Cort Fey
2011 Leo Leo Awards Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Drama Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
2011 Leo Leo Awards Best Cinematography in a Short Drama Move Out Clean (2010)
2001 Leo Leo Awards Best Cinematography of Feature Length Drama Here's to Life! (2000)
1983 Gold Hugo Chicago International Film Festival Best Documentary Jacks or Better (1983)


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