Darren Rydstrom

Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Director

Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Director


Birth date
1966-11-13
Death date
2013-02-10
Awards
1 win.

Known For


Starship Troopers
Starship Troopers
Camera and Electrical Department (1997)
The Watcher
The Watcher
Camera and Electrical Department (2000)
Yes, and...
Yes, and...
Cinematographer (2005)
Mercy Streets
Mercy Streets
Camera and Electrical Department (2000)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
CinematographerHollywood Dreammaker
(Documentary) (announced)
CinematographerOne Planet
(Documentary) (filming)
2020
CinematographerLa La's Full Court Life
(TV Series) (13 episodes) - Nose to the Grindstone (2013) - Digital Detox (2013) - Met Ball (2013) - La & Kelly Horse Around (2013) - Fan Appreciation (2013) Show all 13 episodes
2013
CinematographerTaken by Grace
(Video) (director of photography)
2013
CinematographerRevelation Road 2: The Sea of Glass and Fire2013
CinematographerThe Book of Esther2013
CinematographerRevelation Road: The Beginning of the End2013
CinematographerForeclosed
(Short)
2013
CinematographerBig Smo: Boss of the Stix
(Video short)
2012
CinematographerPosey
(Short)
2012
CinematographerChristmas Angel
(TV Movie)
2012
CinematographerTop Secret Recipe
(TV Series documentary) (3 episodes) - Domino's Pizza (2011) - Outback Steakhouse (2011) - Cinnabon (2011)
2011
CinematographerHollywood Girl
(TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes) - Prophyl-What?: Part Two (2011) ... (director of photography) - Prophyl-What?: Part One (2010) ... (director of photography) - Pilot (2010) ... (director of photography)
2010-2011
CinematographerThe Encounter
(director of photography - as Darren Ryndstrom)
2010/I
CinematographerHow Do I Look?
(TV Series) (26 episodes) - The Pint-Sized Punk (2010) - Ill Fitting Illiana (2010) - Trick or Treat Retreat (2010) - Let Go of the Leggings (2010) - Double Trouble (2010) Show all 26 episodes
2008-2010
CinematographerHolyman Undercover2010
CinematographerMexican Made Easy
(TV Series)
2010
CinematographerIn the Blink of an Eye
(Video)
2009
CinematographerDavid Shakes His Head
(Short)
2008
CinematographerFraud Angels
(Video short)
2008
CinematographerExpert Insight: Card Trick Magic with Stephane Vanel
(Video documentary)
2007
CinematographerCold
(Short)
2007
CinematographerHis Holiness the Dalai Lama: Compassion as Source of Happiness
(Video documentary)
2007
CinematographerFSI: Fraud Scheme Investigation
(Video short)
2006
CinematographerExpert Insight: Short Game Golf with Jim Furyk & Fred Funk
(Video)
2006
CinematographerGlobal, Inc.
(Short)
2006
CinematographerDance Like We Do2005
CinematographerBringing Up BayBay
(Short)
2005
CinematographerSurprise!
(Short) (principal director of photography)
2005
CinematographerThe Simple Life
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Dentistry (2005)
2005
CinematographerYes, and...
(Short)
2005
CinematographerHet
(Short)
2005
CinematographerSquad of Servers
(Short)
2004
CinematographerNinth November Night
(Documentary short)
2004
CinematographerCold Intelligence2004
CinematographerSheryl Crow: C'mon America 2003
(Video documentary)
2003
CinematographerTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Live at the Olympic - The Last DJ and More
(Video documentary)
2003
CinematographerUp in 60 Seconds
(Short) (director of photography)
2003
CinematographerLove in the Ruins
(Short)
1995
CinematographerTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Playback
(Video documentary)
1995
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentCon Man
(camera operator)
2018
Camera and Electrical DepartmentChristmas Angel
(TV Movie) (a camera operator - as Darren 'Daz' Rydstrom)
2012
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe X Life
(TV Series) (camera operator - 9 episodes) - A Nasty Jam (2011) ... (camera operator) - Things Got a Little Out of Hand (2011) ... (camera operator) - I'm Over It (2011) ... (camera operator) - It'll Never Change (2011) ... (camera operator) - Third Time's a Charm (2011) ... (camera operator) Show all 9 episodes
2011
Camera and Electrical DepartmentBuford's Beat
(Video short) (gaffer)
2010
Camera and Electrical DepartmentOne Way Out
(TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 8 episodes) - Bird Brained (2009) ... (camera operator) - Buried Alive (2009) ... (camera operator) - Human Catapult (2009) ... (camera operator) - Ice Trap (2009) ... (camera operator) - Episode #1.8 ... (camera operator) Show all 8 episodes
2009
Camera and Electrical DepartmentHow to Look Good Naked
(TV Series) (camera operator - 16 episodes, 2008) (electric swing - 1 episode) - Episode #2.6 (2008) ... (camera operator) - Episode #2.5 (2008) ... (camera operator) - Episode #2.4 (2008) ... (camera operator) - Heather (2008) ... (camera operator) - Debbie & Taylor (2008) ... (camera operator) Show all 16 episodes
Camera and Electrical DepartmentExpert Insight: Beating Blackjack
(Video documentary) (camera operator)
2006
Camera and Electrical DepartmentExpert Insight: Final Table Poker
(Video documentary) (camera operator)
2005
Camera and Electrical DepartmentHBO First Look
(TV Series documentary short) (camera operator - 2 episodes, 1998 - 2005) (additional camera operator - 1 episode, 1997) - Just Like Heaven (2005) ... (camera operator) - Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' (1998) ... (camera operator) - Amistad (1997) ... (additional camera operator)
Camera and Electrical DepartmentSurprise!
(Short) (dolly grip) / (electrician) / (gaffer) / (key grip)
2005
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Contender
(TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode) - Who's Playing the Game? (2005) ... (camera operator)
2005
Camera and Electrical DepartmentSweet Underground
(assistant camera)
2004
Camera and Electrical DepartmentSheryl Crow: C'mon America 2003
(Video documentary) (camera operator)
2003
Camera and Electrical DepartmentDennis Hopper: Create (or Die)
(TV Movie documentary) (second camera operator)
2003
Camera and Electrical DepartmentAlmost a Woman
(TV Movie) (camera operator: "b" camera)
2002
Camera and Electrical DepartmentAll Access: Front Row. Backstage. Live!
(Documentary) (director of photography: second unit)
2001
Camera and Electrical DepartmentMercy Streets
(first assistant camera)
2000
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Watcher
(additional camera operator)
2000/I
Camera and Electrical DepartmentFrom Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter
(Video) (first assistant camera: additional photography - as Darren Rydstom) / (first assistant camera: blue screen unit)
1999
Camera and Electrical DepartmentInto the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan'
(Video documentary short) (camera operator)
1998
Camera and Electrical DepartmentMusik im Spiegel der Gefühle
(TV Movie) (second camera operator)
1998
Camera and Electrical DepartmentDeath by Design: Where Parallel Worlds Meet
(Documentary) (assistant camera)
1997
Camera and Electrical DepartmentHollywood Halloween
(TV Movie documentary) (assistant camera)
1997
Camera and Electrical DepartmentStarship Troopers
(loader: second unit - as Daren Rydstrom)
1997
Camera and Electrical DepartmentStar Maps
(first assistant camera)
1997
Camera and Electrical DepartmentIn a Metal Mood
(Documentary) (second camera operator)
1996
Camera and Electrical DepartmentPlayboy: Hard Bodies
(Video documentary) (first assistant camera)
1996
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Black Box of Culture
(TV Movie) (second camera operator)
1994
Camera and Electrical DepartmentMagic Kid II
(camera loader)
1994
Camera and Electrical DepartmentEin Leben als Extravaganza - Das Genie Frank Zappa
(TV Movie documentary) (assistant camera)
1993
Camera and Electrical DepartmentDennis Hopper as Collector and Artist
(TV Short documentary) (second camera operator)
1992
Camera and Electrical DepartmentOne 11 and 103
(assistant camera)
1992
Camera and Electrical DepartmentHugh Hefner: Once Upon a Time
(Documentary) (lighting)
1992
RoleTitleYear
DirectorDeath Dealers
(TV Series)
2012
DirectorPeople with Problems
(Short)
2011
RoleTitleYear
Location managementAmerican Chronicles
(TV Series documentary) (location production assistant - 2 episodes) - This Gun's for Hire/Defender of the Faith (1990) ... (location production assistant) - Biker Nation (1990) ... (location production assistant)
1990
RoleTitleYear
ProducerForeclosed
(Short) (co-producer)
2013
ProducerTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: High Grass Dogs, Live from the Fillmore
(Documentary) (co-producer)
1999
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous Crew3 Chains o' Gold
(Video) (production assistant)
1994
RoleTitleYear
ThanksBy God's Grace
(special thanks)
2014
ThanksRevelation Road 2: The Sea of Glass and Fire
(dedicated to: in loving memory)
2013