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Tim Otholt
phone: (408) 406-1832
mail: timotholt@yahoo.com

At a glance...
  • As 1st unit DP
  •     1 award *
  •     11 feature films
  •     50 short films
  •     4 TV pilots
  •     31 commercials
  •     9 music videos
  •     5 instructionals
  •     10 industrials
  •     6 documentaries
  •     1 corporate PSA
  •     
  • As Director
  •     1 TV pilot
  •     1 short film
  •     
  • As Producer
  •     1 $100k TV pilot
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Gallery


I'm working on getting footage up for everything - in the mean time, look for the links "Watch it now" or "View Trailer".  Some items fall into two categories and will be listed twice.

 

Award Winning Films


"Day of Reckoning" (2006) - Christian Western Short Film
5 Awards, including Award for Best Cinematography, 168 Hour Film Festival
Director Jason Rodriguez, DP / Gaffer Tim Otholt.  Watch it now.

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Feature Films


"Break" (2007) - Action Drama, shot in HD using the Panasonic HPX500.  Director Marc Clebanoff, DP Tim Otholt.  Starring Michael Madsen (Kill Bill, Resevoir Dogs), Charles Everett (Mullholand Drive), and Academy Award Winner Charles Durning.

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Michael Madsen
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Frank Kruegar
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Xin The Urban Ninja


"3-Day Weekend" (2007) - Drama, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX200.  Director Rob Williams, DP Tim Otholt.

"Back Soon" (2007) - Alternative Spirit Award @ 2007 Rhode Island IFF
A beautiful dark drama, shot in HD using the Panasonic Varicam-F.  Director Rob Williams, DP Tim Otholt. View trailer

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"The Pink Conspiracy" (2007) - A dark comedy, shot in HD using the Sony Cinealta F900.  Director Brian Miller / Marc Clebanoff, DP Tim Otholt. View trailer.

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"Wages of Sin" (2005) - A stunning horror film, shot on the Panasonic SDX-900 (DVCPRO50).  Some of my best work, period.  Director Aaron Robson.  DP/Gaffer Tim Otholt.

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"A Simple Promise" (2006) - Drama.  2nd Unit DP Tim Otholt.

"I-See-You.com" (2004) - Comedy.  Director Eric Stahl.  News segment (green screen) DP Tim Otholt.

"Unspoken" (2004) - A dark drama by director Marc Clebanoff.  DP Scott Fitzpatrick.  Gaffer and additional photography Tim Otholt.

"Fallacy" (2004).  Thriller.  DP Tim Otholt.  Seeking finishing funds.


32 Short Films

 

"The End" (2008) - A family drama, shot on the Red One in 4k.  Starring Sean Young (Blade Runner, Ace Ventura Pet Detective). Directors Kenny Johnston and Steve Harris.  DP Tim Otholt.

"Damsels In Distress" (2008) - A short urban drama, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200.  Director Stephen Powell.  DP Tim Otholt.

"The Assassin" (2008) - A dark drama, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200.  Director Gavin Gray.  DP Tim Otholt. View Trailer

"Inner Peace" (2007) - Experimental action short, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200.  Director Elias Jimenez.  DP Tim Otholt.

"The Confession" (2007) - A dark drama, shot in HD using the Panasonic
HVX-200, Redrock M2 35mm adapter and Nikkor 35mm lenses.  Director Michelle O'Keefe. DP Tim Otholt.  View Montage.

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"The Erogenous Zone" (2007) - A teen sex comedy, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200, P & S Technics mini-35 adapter, and Zeiss Superspeed 35mm lenses.  Director Nick Abdo, DP Tim Otholt.

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"Arrhythmia" (2007) - An action thriller, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200,
P & S Technics mini-35 adapter, and Zeiss Superspeed 35mm lenses.  Director Michelle O'Keeffe, DP Tim Otholt.

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"The Initiation" (2007) - Opening for the 2007 American Tae Kwon Do World Championships in Little Rock, Arkansas. Projected on an 60' screen to an audience of over 8000 participants.  Shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200.  Director Ian Truitner, Producer Lucas Lee, DP Tim Otholt.

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"Crack Music" (2007) - An urban drama, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200.  Director Kevin St. Claire, DP Tim Otholt.

 

"Mirror" (2007) - A modern drama about infidelity, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200.  Director Wiley Oscar, DP Tim Otholt.

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"A Heart's Journey" (2007) - A romantic drama, shot in HD using the Panasonic HVX-200.  Director Sarah Poindexter.  DP Tim Otholt.

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"Don't Eat Your Friends" (2007) - A Vegetarian PSA short.  For Supreme Master Television.  Producer Loan Ngoc.  DP Tim Otholt.

"The Fortune Teller" (2007) - Comedy.  Director Brent Hook.  DP Tim Otholt.

"Believe" (2006) - Christmas Drama.  Director John Van Dyke.  DP Tim Otholt.

"Unleashed" (2006) - Action.  Director Betty Riggs.  DP Tim Otholt.

"Day of Reckoning" (2006) - Christian Western Short Film
5 Awards, including Award for Best Cinematography, 168 Hour Film Festival
Director Jason Rodriguez, DP / Gaffer Tim Otholt.  Watch it now.

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"Agenda" (2006) - Comedy.  Director Edwin Benton.  DP Tim Otholt.


"Low" (2005) - Audience Award at the 2006 Starz Denver PAFF
Drama about the ramificaions of HIV.  Shot in 16:9 anamorphic mini-DV using the Panasonic DVX-100.  Director Brian Stemmler.  DP Tim Otholt.

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"Immi Writer" (2005) - Drama.  Director Jun Tang.  DP Tim Otholt.

"Miss-Adventures" (2005) - Drama.  Director Bernie Tanchauco.  2nd unit DP Tim Otholt.

"Kaiser Possible" (2005) - Corporate.  Director Lucas Lee.  DP/Producer/Editor Tim Otholt. View Title Sequence

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"The Beach" (2005) - A very profound dramatic film.  Director Koshiro Masaki.  DP Tim Otholt.


"Endangered Species" (2004) - Drama.  Director Chandan Gupta.  DP Tim Otholt.

"Firefly" (2004) - Drama.  DP Tim Otholt.  2nd unit DP Paulina Porter.

"The Real Deal" (2004) - Comedy.  2nd unit DP Tim Otholt.

"Desert Box" (2004) - Drama.  DP Tim Otholt.

"A Mother's Nightmare" (2004) - Drama.  Director Betty Riggs.  DP Tim Otholt.

"The Audition" (2004) - Dark Comedy.  DP Tim Otholt.

 

Commercials

"Anchor Fund" (2006) - A 30 second spot shot in mini-DV with the Panasonic  DVX-100.  Director Eddie Young.  DP Tim Otholt.  Watch it now.

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"CoffeeSlender" (2006) - 30 minute Infomercial.  Director Tonje Nordgaard.  DP Tim Otholt.  2nd Unit DP the amazing Germano Saracco.

"QuickCare" (2006) - 60 second Commercial.  DVX-100.  Fantastic product shots.  Director John Trujillo.  DP Tim Otholt.

"LA Law" (2005) - 0:30 Commercial.  DVX-100.  Director Bob Joyce.  DP Tim Otholt.

"Tacos Tlaquepaque" (2004) - 0:30 Commercial.  DVX-100.  Director Carlos Cervantes.  DP Tim Otholt.


Corporate Projects


I also produce, direct, shoot, and edit corporate projects.  I take these non-Hollywood projects even MORE seriously than the Hollywood feature film stuff - because they give me an opportunity to showcase my talents beyond cinematography.

"Kaiser Permanenete - Consistent Messaging" (2006) - A tounge-in-cheek customer service video.  With exception of the script and casting, I did it all - producing, directing, shooting, editing, motion graphics and music.

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"Kaiser Permanenete - Kaiser Possible" (2005) - A corporate short film about customer service.  The theme, look, and feel of this movie is "Mission Impossible" meets "3rd Rock From The Sun."  I'm most proud of the editing I did on the film's title sequence - on par with any Hollywood movie. View Title Sequence

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"Otholt's Guide To Interview Style"  (2005-2008) - I shoot alot of interviews for corporate, documetary, and commercial television.  Here are some sample screenshots of various looks for your amusement.

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STUFF BELOW IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 

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Premiere screening of "Endangered Species" a year ago.  The DP (me) is the Hawaiian guy under the exit sign.