Reel and Resume

Stephen John Sullivan

Director of Photography/Sound/ Grip/ Lighting/ FCP Editor



Phone: 808-268-7060

*2010 to present  CAMERA- NBC/ Investigation Discovery- “Disappeared in Maui” 2014. “Tapping in to Happiness” Australia, syndicated show  2014, “Climbing the Wall”  AFL in CHINA, Comcast Sportsnet . US OPEN 2013 and 2014 USGA.  “Top Chef” Bravo- Season Finale 2013. “Coast Guard Florida”, The Weather Channel.  “Wild About Animals” syndicated show.  “Awesome Adventures”- syndicated show.  “The Great Santinis”, pilot, History Channel.  “Haney Project”  3 seasons – Golf Channel.  Temple vs. University of Maryland Football, ESPN.  “EA Sports All Access” behind the scenes reality show,  ESPN. “2013 Ace Hardware Shoot Out”- Golf Channel. “Fabulous Cakes”   TLC.  “House Hunters” HGTV.  “Apocalypse PA”, The Blaze Network.

I am a Cam Mate Crane operator as well as a Steadicam operator.

*2010- Editor -”Brittni Paiva, Living Ukele” feature Documentary

May 2006 – February 2009. Director of Photography- Paradise Television Network- Maui Visitor Channel 7.  Duties included over seeing all facets of production, including lighting, camera work and sound recording for commercials and other content on the network.  We did productions for ESPN, Forbes TV, MTV, The Maui Visitor Bureau, and Kapalua Resorts.  We produced long format “In Room” videos for The Four Season Resorts, Manele Bay and Koele Lodge.

April 2008- February 2009. Director of Photography- “Scenic Hawaii” HD Channel 1000, Time Warner Cable Scenic Hawaii is a High Def station broadcasting state wide in Hawaii.  Programming includes feature stories as well as breathtaking landscapes from all islands.  My duties included overseeing all aspects of field production including lighting, audio, and camera work.

1996-2006.  Freelance Broadcast Camera Operator in Philadelphia.  My work included reality TV “Trading Spaces”, multiple seasons, TLC.   “The Best Of…”, multiple seasons,TV Food Network.  2000 National Convention of the Republican Party, Comcast.

Professional and college sports broadcasts. Including but not limited to: Basketball, Hockey, Baseball, Football, Boxing, Golf, Soccer, Aquatics, Horse Racing, Bull Riding, Bike Road Racing, and Wrestling. The 1998 Goodwill Games.  The 2006 World Series of Poker Tour.   Clients include ESPN, ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, Comcast, and TBS.

During these years I also worked on many broadcast concerts and events, including, Barbra Mandrell, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Frank Zappa, Jill Scott, Blues Traveler, Tony Orlando, Oasis, Beck, Moby, and Foo Fighters.  I was also a primary shooter for the BET series ” Jam Sessions”.

I have worked on many infomercials, industrial training programs, feature films, and live meetings.  I worked in QVC lighting department as well as shooting their live remotes.

SOUND WORK I spent multiple seasons traveling the country doing sound  on various television show as well as Film Sound.

“PLASTIC TIDE”  -2011-  Documentary – Sound Recordist

“THE SHORE”  2005  Boom Operator

“THE 24th DAY”  2004 Boom Operator

“DADDY WHO?”   1999   Boom Operator

“EDGE CITY”  1998 Sound Recordist


BFA cum laude/ Tyler School of Art/Temple University/ Major Photography