Professional Bio & Credits
Richard E. Morris
Cameraman/Production Tech/Editor/Prod. Manager
June 2011-November 2011: Cameraman/Studio Technician, “Countdown with Keith Olbermann”, NEP Studio 33, NYC. Serve as cameraman for nightly, live broadcast of political commentary program on the Current TV Network
June 2008-Dec 2010: Producer, Cameraman, Editor, Census of Marine Life & Encyclopedia of Life projects, A.P. Sloan Foundation. Produce, shoot and edit documentaries covering the first comprehensive study of the diversity, distribution and abundance of marine species. EOL is cataloguing all species for the world-wide web. This includes Internet Streaming and long form Broadcast. In 2008-11, 13 packages shot for National Geographic, PBS, Discovery, BBC, CBC Canada and all major networks
2008-2011: Video Editor, DivePhotoGuide.com. The largest on-line portal for underwater imagery. Write, produce and edit articles and videos
2007: Eng Photographer/Editor, News 12 Westchester, NY
Shoot and edit all aspects of ENG packages for news programs on a freelance basis. Edit all VOs, SOTs, Headlines and Teases.
2000-present: Documentary Producer, Editor, Cameraman.
Design and produce documentaries for non-profits & NGOs. Serve in all production and post- production capacities. Specializing in underwater films and sustainable subject matter.
1994-present: Freelance Cameraman and production technician for all forms of TV production from sports to teleconferencing.
1987-present: Design and build TV facilities and control rooms. 1987-91, worked for AF Associates now Ascent media. Also served as Technical Director for trade shows.
1987: Director of Operations for IPC, International Production Center, NYC. Production and Post-Production facility for Commercials, Music Videos and Infomercials.
1981-1987: Broadcast Operations Supervisor, Traffic Manager & Special Asst. to Gen. MGR for Special Projects, Production Technician news & entertainment, WWOR-TV, Ch. 9, NYC/NJ. These positions included supervision of all on air operations and live and tape sports telecasts. Management of commercial traffic department and coordinating the stations move to NJ in 1987.
1978-1981: Unit Manager, Studio Supervisor, LD, Cameraman, WGBH-TV/WGBY-TV, Boston & Springfield, MA. Supervised TV Mobile Unit Operations, Supervised studio construction and operation, designed and set lighting for studio and remote productions, served as cameraman for all studio and remote productions, worked as an ENG/EFP cameraman and studio cameraman for PBS Nightly News Programs both locally and nationally.
National Geographic Wild Chronicles: Wild life adventure series
One Ocean: Canadian Broadcasting documentary series covering the worlds oceans
News from an Unknown Universe: Documentary series produced for National
Geographic and German TV documenting the history of the world’s oceans
Infinite Oceans: Infinite Oceans is the combination of :30 and :60 minute
Documentary Pilots which form a 13 part, half hour series on the
current state of our planet’s aquatic environments as seen through the
lenses of 8 underwater documentarians.
Studio Camera: ESPN Classics Now, NEP Studio 33. Freelance cameraman
“ Push TV Exercise Series” primary camera, Live to tape
All Mobil Video’s Studio “C”, Chelsea Studios, NYC.
Featuring Bob Harper of the NBC Series, “Biggest Loser”
“Adventures In Inner Space”, a pro environment, underwater adventure series
shot on Location. Producer/Director, Camera & Editor.
” ******’s Diary”, A sustainable fisheries series focusing on traditional Hook & Line Commercial Fisheries throughout the world: Producer, Camera,
“Secrets of the Sequence”, A 26 part genetics series produced by Ward/ Cronkite TV for PBS: Field Producer, Camera & segment originator, episode #128, “Seeking Red”, shot on location, Lizard Island,
“Luminous Life of the Great Barrier Reef”, Field producer and Camera for future National Geographic Biography of Yale Research Neuro Biologist, Vincent Pieribon
Camera/Producer: International Fund for Animal Welfare’s current projects to save endangered sea turtles and stray companion animals on the
Caribbean Island of Dominica.
To arrange for services through r.e.m films or Rick Morris:
Richard E. Morris
Eclipse TV Production/r.e.m films
100 Huguenot Ave, Apt 6A
On the web at: www.vimeo.com/user1319269, www.coml.org
Sample videos Available on-line: www.vimeo.com/user1319269, search: Rick Morris short film
Additional Production Credits
WGBH-TV: Boston MA
This Old House, Firing Line with William F Buckley, The Victory Garden, The French Chef with Julia Child, PBS Auction, PBS Evening News, Front Line, Live From Lincoln Center, Symphony Live from Boston, The Boston Marathon for Asahi TV of Japan, The Tom Cottle Show, University of CT & UNH hockey for ESPN: Studio & Remote camera, Unit Manager, 2nd LD & Studio Supervisor
WWAC-TV: Atlantic City, NJ
News & More: evening and late night daily news show, Christmas Is: holiday special, various local commercials and promos, WTA Tennis for ESPN: Camera, Producer & Director