From the documentary

"Cinematographer Style"

               

 ROBBIE GREENBERG   ASC

Born: ?, New York City, N.Y., USA.

Education: The City College of New York [Social Theory].

Career: Left New York in 1969 and moved to San Francisco where he became involved with a group of young filmmakers who produced doc's, pre-MTV concert films, and ultra-low budget features. He worked as a c.asst, gaffer and grip. Went to Los Angeles in 1975 and ph music films for Warner Brothers with a number of their recording artists.

Ph and directed commercials.

Member of the ASC since 1988.

Appeared in the doc 'Cinematographer Style' [2005, Jon Fauer; ph: J. Fauer, Jeff Laszlo, Brian Heller & David Morgan].

Awards: 'Emmy' Award [1999] & ASC TV Award [1999] for 'Winchell'; 'Emmy' Award [2000] & ASC TV Award [2000] for 'Introducing Dorothy Dandridge'; 'Emmy' Award nom [2002] for 'James Dean'; 'Emmy' Award nom [2004] & ASC TV Award [2004] for 'Iron Jawed Angels'; 'Emmy' Award nom [2004-05] & ASC TV Award [2005] for 'Warm Springs'.



 FILMS

1973

Brain Child [?] ?; unreleased

1975

Doctor Dracula/Svengali [Paul Aratow & Al Adamson] c; cph: Gary Graver

1976

Youngblood/YoungBlood [Noel Nosseck] c; pfx: Roger Dorney

1978

A Rainy Day [Beth Brickell] c; short/30m; cph: J.T. Gillie & Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

1978

Rust Never Sleeps [Bernard Shakey (= Neil Young)] c; concert film/103m; cph: Hiro Narita, Jon Else, David Myers, Paul Goldsmith, Richard Pearce, Larry A. Johnson & Daniel Pearl

1981

Night Warning/Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker/The Evil Protégé/Momma's Boy/Nightmare Maker/Thrilled to Death [William Asher] c; uncred cph: Jan de Bont

1982

Swamp Thing [Wes Craven] c; as Robin Goodwin

1982

Time Walker/Being from Another Planet [Tom Kennedy] c

1984

Creator/The Big Picture [Ivan Passer] c

1984

Movers and Shakers [William Asher] c; addph: Michael A. Jones & Michael Gershman

1985

Sweet Dreams [Karel Reisz] c

1986

The Milagro Beanfield War [Robert Redford] c; 2uc: Jack Couffer

1987

Far North [Sam Shepard] c; 2uc: George Kohut

1991

All I Want for Christmas [Robert Lieberman] c; matte ph: Wade Childress

1992

Free Willy [Simon Wincer] p/c; uwph: Pete Romano & Marty Snyderman; miniature ph: Pete Romano; wildlife ph: Bob Talbot

1993

Squanto: A Warrior's Tale/The Last Great Warrior [Xavier Koller] c; 2uc: Steve Danyluk

1994

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory [Geoff Murphy] c; addph: Alexander Witt & Rick Bota; 2uc: Michael Gershman; aph: Frank Holgate & Don Morgan; vfx superv: Richard Yuricich

1995

Sunset Park [Steve Gomer] c

1996

Fools Rush In [Andy Tennant] c; 2uc: Michael Carmine

1999

Snow Day [Chris Koch] c; 2uc: Peter Wunstorf; stop motion ph: Robert Ennis

1999

Save the Last Dance [Thomas Carter] c; uncred cph: Robert A. Hudecek

2001

Marci X [Richard Benjamin] c; replaced scheduled ph Shane Hurlbut; + reshoots in May 2002

2001

A Guy Thing [Chris Koch] c; 2uc Vancouver: Les Erskine; aph: David B. Nowell

2005

Even Money/Jump Shot [Mark Rydell] c

"The Santa Clause 3 - The Escape Clause"

2005

The Santa Clause 3 - The Escape Clause [Michael Lembeck] c; 2uc: Kenneth Zunder

2006

Wild Hogs [Walt Becker] s35/c; aph: Dylan M. Gross

2006

The Great Buck Howard [Sean McGinly] c; add unit ph; ph: Tak Fujimoto

2008

Crazy on the Outside [Tim Allen] c; aph SpaceCam: Ron Goodman

2011

The Odd Life of Timothy Green [Peter Hedges] 35mm (+ D-Cinema)/c; 2uc (+ 2ud); ph: John Toll


 TELEVISION

1979

The Lathe of Heaven [David Loxton & Fred Barzyk] tvm; for PBS-tv

1983

This Girl for Hire [Jerry Jameson] pilot; for CBS-tv

1983

[John Steinbeck's] The Winter of Our Discontent [Waris Hussein] tvm; ep #258 'Hallmark Hall of Fame'-series

1983

My Mother's Secret Life [Robert Markowitz] tvm

1985

Second Serve/I Change My Life [Anthony Page] tvm

1993

South of Sunset [pilot dir by Andy Tennant] 6-part series; other ph: Jerry Callaway; cancelled by CBS-tv after airing of pilot; remaining ep aired on VH1-tv in 1994

1998

Winchell [Paul Mazursky] tvm

1998

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge [Martha Coolidge] tvm

1999

If These Walls Could Talk 2 [seg '1972' dir by Martha Coolidge] tvm/b&w-c; 3 seg; other ph: Peter Deming & Paul Elliott

2000

James Dean [Mark Rydell] tvm

2002

Iron Jawed Angels [Katja von Garnier] tvm; 2uc: Frank DeMarco

2004

Warm Springs [Joseph Sargent] tvm/b&w-c

2005

Prison Break [ep #2 'Allen' dir by Michael Watkins & #3 'Cell Test' dir by Brad Turner] 81-part series, 2005-09; 1st season, 2005-06; other ph: Dante Spinotti (pilot, 2004), Chris Manley & Robert LaBonge


 MISCELLANEOUS

1978

Human Highway [Bernard Shakey (= Neil Young) & Dean Stockwell] co-c.op dream seq; ph: David Myers