Bill Carrier Profile

William "Bill" Carrier lll

Degrees :
BBA Marketing Communications, University of Memphis
Memphis Academy of Arts, Sculpture
Winona School of Photography PPA
Master of Electronic Imaging PPA
Master of Photography PPA
Craftsman Degree, PPA

Current :
President, API photographers, Inc. and API cine
Published 2000, 2005, and 2010 CAMERACRAFTSMAN OF AMERICA

Arri Super16, EPIC, Sony F3, DSLR, Soney E3, Panavision Arriflex, Aaton, Photosonic, Hydroflex, Sony Cine Alta HD, XDCam, The RED One, RED Epic, HX 900, SLDR cameras, Varicam, D-Beta, Sx

Feature Film
First Unit :
B Camera operator for "Hustle & Flow" - winner at Sundance

Feature Film
Second Unit :
EPK For "Nothing But The Truth"
"A Family Thing"- DP, Fred Murphy - United Artists
"The Firm" -DP, John Seale - Paramount Pictures
"Silence of the Lambs", Aerial Footage - Orion Pictures
"Heart of Dixie" - Heartbreak Productions
"City Killers" - Sunrise Productions Movie of the Week

Second Unit:
"Cybill" starring Cybil Shepherd - Carsey-Wener Productions LLC
"Taking Back My Life" - The Nancy Ziegemyer Story with Patricia Wettig
"Blind Vengeance" - DP, Daryn Okada - Universal Pictures
"Designing Women" - Mozark Productions
"Elvis, Good Rockin' Tonight" - DP, Daryn Okada - New World Pictures

Commercials :
Over 1000, including: McDonald’s, Tennessee & Arkansas Tourism, Harrah’s, Church’s Fried Chicken, Home Box Office, Formby’s, Thompsons Water Seal, Ambush, First Tennessee Bank, Cablevision, Baptist Hospitals, BMW, Shoneys, Holiday Inn, Subaru, Grand Casino, Eagle Capital Mortgage, AutoBody America, Angel Food Ice Cream.

Corporate :
The Kroger Company, Perkins Restaurants, Prudential, American Home Shield, American Express Travelers Checks, Chase Bank, St.Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Cash America, Federal Express, Boston Museum, Memphis Chamber of Commerce, McMillian McGraw Hill, Koger Properties, University of North Texas, Plough Suncare Products, International Paper, Burlington Northern Santa Fe RR, Thomas & Betts.

Educational :
Wonders” The Memphis International Cultural Series: Splendors of the Ottaman Sultans, Napoleon, Imperial Tombs of China, Titanic, Ancestors of the Incas, and Czars. This series of videos has won Cine Golden Eagles, Tellies and Addies awards.

Television :
Hardcopy, CBS Sports, How’d They Do That, Unsolved Mysteries, Disney - American Teachers Awards, BBC Bravo Series-MTV Europe, That’s Incredible."Com’n Home, The Sun Reunion" - Lighting Director Dick Clark Productions- Starring Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis, The Elvis Tribute, Queens of Comedy, Entertainment Tonight, and America's Most Wanted.

Aerial Cinematography:

"Silence of the Lambs", Orion Pictures
"Paradise Lost", HBO Documentary
"How'd They Do That?" TV Show
"Oil Factory": Al Green Music Video
Harrah's Marina, Atlantic City; Lake Tahoe, Reno & Las Vegas
Sandia Federal; Albuquerque, NM
Mud Island, Malmo Advertising
CPI Concrete
The Port Authority
Tunica Convention Arena, Combs Advertising
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Hospital Wing
Black Gold Awards: Dick Clark Productions
Memphis Regional Chamber
State Tech Institute
Canadian Railroad
The Mississippi River with Trevor McDonald
Earthquake Documentary: The New Madrid Fault
Ole Miss National TV
Ingram Barge
"Memphis Beat" TV
Thomas Betts
"Hellcats" Warner Brothers
Port Authority "The Great Flood of 2011"

Music Video:

Lucero "Working Women"
Foo Fighters
Oliveria "These Days"
"Birth of Rock & Roll" with Ron Wood, Carl Perkins, & Jerry Lee Lewis - Polygram Records
"Class of ‘55" with Carl Perkins - Kiva Records
"My Basketball Man" with Cordell Jackson - Moon Records
"Alternative Nation" Tour with Soul Asylum & Spin Doctors
"Budweiser Country" Tour with Travis Tritt & Little Texas

Professional Affiliations:
            International Cinematographers' Guild - Director of Photography
            Cameracraftsman of America
            National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS)
            Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
            Southeastern Professional Photographers
            Tennessee Professional Photographers
            International Photographers Hall of Fame Director

Awards :
3 Cine Golden Eagles for WONDERS: Titanic and Ancestors of the Incas
Houston International Film Festival-GOLD for Class of ‘55
Chicago International Film Festival-SILVER for McDonald’s
International Competition - First Place for "Crime Stoppers"
International Fair & Exposition Competition-First Place
National First Place for Catholic Diocese Bishop’s Appeal
Kodak Gallery Award
34 TELLY awards
46 ADDY’s
Four New York Andy Awards, 26 TPPA court of honors
33 Tennessee Professional Photographers Association Court of Honors
CASE National Educational Award
Tennessee Professional Photographers Hall of Fame 2001
The ROGERS award Nat'l Keep Tennessee Beautiful

Hobbies and Interests:
         Certified scuba diver
         Accomplished golfer
         Avid snow skier