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Nicholas Lindner has been an active member of camera departments for over twenty years.  He has worked on theatrically released feature films, domestic and international television broadcasts, as well as productions for advertising agencies, corporations and non-profits.  He has served as a director of photography, camera operator and first assistant camera in studio and field environments globally.  He has a comprehensive knowledge of RED, Arri, Sony, Ikegami, Canon, DJI and Panasonic broadcast and cinema camera systems as well as support tools including jibs, dollies, drones, gimbals, POV systems and underwater housings.    He is a FAA licensed drone pilot, is fully insured for liability and gear, a certified open water scuba diver and an IBEW Local Radio and Television Engineers Union 1212 member.


On location in Potosí, Bolivia ​for the feature documentary "Salero"

selected credits
director of photography
  • Making Black America: Through the Grapevine


  • Art in the Twenty-First Century


  • Centennial & Leavey Plus campaigns

       Santa Clara University

  • OB Connect, NICU, Meet the Birth Partners series

       VHC Health System

  • Western Pacific Program: Palau, Federated States of Micronesia & Fiji

       The David & Lucille Packard Foundation

camera operator
  • Mongolia: Remote Realm of the Nomads

       The Carnegie Museum of Natural History

  • 欢迎您 - Welcome You

       The Pitt Asian Studies Department

  • The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song


  • 60 Minutes


  • Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches


  • The New Age of Terror

      History Channel

  • CBS This Morning


  • Real Time With Bill Maher


  • Project Impossible

      History Channel

  • Reconstruction: America After the Civil War


  • Hunter Hunted

      National Geographic

1st assistant camera/focus puller
  • Salero

      Feature Documentary

  • Boardwalk Empire


  • The Big C


  • American Experience


  • NOVA


  • The Last Gold

      Feature Documentary

  • First in Human

      Discovery Channel

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