NFL Films

Dave A. Barrett has been a freelance cinematographer for NFL Films shooting football games and documentaries since 1997.  He is proud to be part of their award-winning team holding one the most prestigious operator assignments in sports cinematography specializing in Long Lens “Top Camera” action and “Wire” (shooting mic’ed players) positions.

Helping lens the look NFL Films is known for, Dave has shot hundreds of games including prominent playoff matchups, eight Super Bowls and was Nominated for NFL Films Top Shot of the year in 2001

Lighting and shooting sit down interviews, supporting footage or operating on numerous of projects, Dave’s work contributed to these NFL Films production examples: “A Football Life”, “The Timeline”, “Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL”, “Hard Knocks” and “Inside the NFL” appearing on HBO, Showtime, CBS, ABC, NBC, ESPN, Fox, and NFL Network.

Here is a selection of credits for NFL Films:

Operating Dave’s own Arri SR II 16mm Film camera starting in ’97 and then his Arri Amira camera in 2014, he has shot NFL Regular Season, Wild Card, Divisional Playoff, Conference Championship Games &

 

Super Bowl XLIL             Glendale AZ                    2015

Super Bowl XLVII            New Orleans, LA            2013

Super Bowl XLIV             Miami, FL                       2010

Super Bowl XLIII             Tampa, FL                       2009

Super Bowl XLI                Miami, FL                       2007

Super Bowl XL                 Detroit, MI                       2006

Super Bowl XXXVI         New Orleans, LA              2002

Super Bowl XXXV          Tampa, FL                         2001

Super Bowl XXV (as AC) Tampa, FL                       1991

 

“All or Nothing”:

“A season with the Arizona Cardinals” 

                                    Episode 8                      1/24/16 vs Carolina Panhters (NFC champ game)

                                    Episode 7                      1/16/16 vs Green Bay Packers (NFC Div Play Off)

                                    Episode 4                      11/22/15 vs Cincinnati Bengals (NFL Wk 11)

 “Los Angeles Rams”                 

                                     Episode in Post            10/23/16  vs NY Giants in London (NFL Wk 7)

 

Notable Long Lens Wire Position Games:

Bill Belichick, Julius Peppers, Jamis Winston, Dirk Koetter, Bruce Arians, Sean Payton, Earl Thomas III, Luke Kuechly, Cory Redding, Brian Billick, Mike Evans, Andy Reid, Mike Tomlin, Gus Bradley, Joe Philbin, Jim Schwartz, Dan Quinn, Eric Berry, Adam Gase, Gerald McCoy, Kelvin Benjamin, Jason Pierre-Paul

 

Day play operator work on Hard Knocks:

 

Hard Knocks Texans ’15                         Season 10 Episode 5

Hard Knocks ATL ’14                               Season 9 Episode 3

Hard Knocks Cincinnati ’13                 Season 8 Episode 5

Hard Knocks Dallas ’08                           Season 4 Episode 3

Hard Knocks KC   ’07                                Season 3 Episode 3

Summer Jacksonville Camp   NFL Films- Digital Video   August of 2004

NFL Films:  DP, Lighting Interviews for and/or Operator (Selected):

“Football is Family” campaign Eric Dickerson        Producer Sam Howard/NFL                    2015

“Football is Family” campaign Marcus Allen          Producer Sam Howard/NFL                    2015

Bud Light- Bud Winner @ HOF Game                 Director Jonny Stewart                                      2015

 

“Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL” or Gatorade “Hey Rookie” episodes:

                                                         Director

Karl Joseph                               Greg Frith                      2016

Phillip Dorsett                         Jay Jackson                    2015

Denzel Perryman                  Jay Jackson                     2015

Ra’Shede Hageman             Cari Hebert                   2014

Blake Bortles                            Brian Rosenfeld         2014

Tyrann Mathieu                     Shannon Furman     2013

Justin Blackmon                      Jay Jackson                   2012

Cam Newton                              Cari Hebert                  2012

Luke Kuechly                            Cari Hebert                  2012

Matt Kalil                                      Jay Jackson                  2012

Dwayne Allen                             Jay Jackson                  2012

Von Miller                                    Steve Trout                 2011

Blaine Gabbert                          Jay Jackson                   2011

Mark Herzlich                           Steve Trout                  2011

Mardy Gilyard                           Rob Gill                          2010

Aqib Talib                                     Angela Torma             2008

Amobi Okoye                             Shannon Furman      2007

Ryan Kalil                                     Steve Trout                  2007

Marcus Vick                               Angela Torma             2006

 

Undiscovered  “MoBo”         Greg Frith                     2016

Moritz Bohringer

 

 

“The Timeline”:

                                                                                                    Director

“Jersey Guys”                Season 1 Episode 2            Margaret Morris             2015

“Rivalries”                        Season 1 Episode 3&4       Bennett Viseltear            2015

“0-26”                                Season 2 Episode 5             Ryan Kelly                          2016

“1984”                               Season 2 Episode 7             Chip Swain                          2016   

“A Football Life” (Selected):

Michael Vick                       Season 6 Epsd 7          2016

Ken Stabler                           Season 5 Epsd 13        2015

Marshall Faulk                   Season 5 Epsd 12         2015

Charles Haley                     Season 5 Epsd 10         2015 

Jerome Bettis                       Season 5 Epsd 3           2015

Dexter Manley                    Season 5 Epsd 2           2015

McCardell & Smith          Season 4 Epsd 14         2014

Roger Staubach                 Season 4 Epsd 13          2014

Csonka, Kick & Morris  Season 4 Epsd 10          2014

Eric Dickerson                   Season 4 Epsd 5             2014

Warren Moon                   Season 4 Epsd 4              2014

Sean Taylor                          Season 4 Epsd 2              2014

Jerry Rice                              Season 3 Epsd 22            2014

The Great Wall                 Season 2 Epsd 9               2013

Chris Carter                        Season 3 Epsd 11              2013 

Derrick Thomas                Season 3 Epsd 4              2013

Marcus Allen                      Season 2 Epsd 12             2012

John Riggins                        Season 2 Epsd 10             2012

Chris Spielman                  Season 2 Epsd 9               2012

 

NFL Films Presents (Selected):

 

                                                                                                           Director

 

“Human Joystick”Dante Hall                                  GregFrith              2016

 

“What is a Catch”Bert Emanuel                            Greg Frith              2016

 

“Look Ma, One Hand”Jarvis Landry                     Tom Brant              2015

 

“The Heart of a Panther”Thomas Davis             Greg Smith           2015

 

“Keeping the Spark Alive”                                          Tim Rumpff         2015

 

“The Old Man in Tampa Bay”Ronde Barber     Digger O’Brian   2013

 

“Greg Cook” Story                                                           Neil Zender          2012

 

 

 

NFL Films Miscellaneous: 

 

Greatest Games Super Bowl XLVII

 

Together We Make Football- Greg Olsen ‘15, Roberts Family ’14, Lee Krost ’13, Harlem ‘13

 

Jax vs. Buffalo – 30 days (preview to London Game) ‘15

 

Nickelodeon’s NFL Rush- “Devonta Freeman” ’15, Steven Jackson ’14, Mary Kate Smith (Kicker & Homecoming Queen) ‘14

 

Top 100- Bucs ’16, ’14 & ’13, ’11, ’10

 

Caught in the Draft- Tony Dungy, Rich McKay, Derrick Brooks, Don Sula ‘14

 

Michele Beisner W/Simon Rice ‘06

 

Rabid Fans in New Orleans ‘97

 

“Teacher of Year” Brad Culpepper ‘05

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NFL Films

Dave A. Barrett has been a freelance cinematographer for NFL Films shooting football games and documentaries since 1997.  He is proud to be part of their award-winning team holding one the most prestigious operator assignments in sports cinematography specializing in Long Lens “Top Camera” action and “Wire” (shooting mic’ed players) positions.

Helping lens the look NFL Films is known for, Dave has shot hundreds of games including prominent playoff matchups, eight Super Bowls and was Nominated for NFL Films Top Shot of the year in 2001

Lighting and shooting sit down interviews, supporting footage or operating on numerous of projects, Dave’s work contributed to these NFL Films production examples: “A Football Life”, “The Timeline”, “Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL”, “Hard Knocks” and “Inside the NFL” appearing on HBO, Showtime, CBS, ABC, NBC, ESPN, Fox, and NFL Network.

Here is a selection of credits for NFL Films:

Operating Dave’s own Arri SR II 16mm Film camera starting in ’97 and then his Arri Amira camera in 2014, he has shot NFL Regular Season, Wild Card, Divisional Playoff, Conference Championship Games &

 

Super Bowl XLIL             Glendale AZ                    2015

Super Bowl XLVII            New Orleans, LA            2013

Super Bowl XLIV             Miami, FL                       2010

Super Bowl XLIII             Tampa, FL                       2009

Super Bowl XLI                Miami, FL                       2007

Super Bowl XL                 Detroit, MI                       2006

Super Bowl XXXVI         New Orleans, LA              2002

Super Bowl XXXV          Tampa, FL                         2001

Super Bowl XXV (as AC) Tampa, FL                       1991

 

“All or Nothing”:

“A season with the Arizona Cardinals” 

                                    Episode 8                      1/24/16 vs Carolina Panthers (NFC champ game)

                                    Episode 7                      1/16/16 vs Green Bay Packers (NFC Div Play Off)

                                    Episode 4                      11/22/15 vs Cincinnati Bengals (NFL Wk 11)

 “Los Angeles Rams”                 

                                     Episode in Post            10/23/16  vs NY Giants in London (NFL Wk 7)

 

Notable Long Lens Wire Position Games:

Bill Belichick, Julius Peppers, Jamis Winston, Dirk Koetter, Bruce Arians, Sean Payton, Earl Thomas III, Luke Kuechly, Cory Redding, Brian Billick, Mike Evans, Andy Reid, Mike Tomlin, Gus Bradley, Joe Philbin, Jim Schwartz, Dan Quinn, Eric Berry, Adam Gase, Gerald McCoy, Kelvin Benjamin, Jason Pierre-Paul

 

Day play operator work on Hard Knocks:

 

Hard Knocks Texans ’15                         Season 10 Episode 5

Hard Knocks ATL ’14                               Season 9 Episode 3

Hard Knocks Cincinnati ’13                 Season 8 Episode 5

Hard Knocks Dallas ’08                           Season 4 Episode 3

Hard Knocks KC   ’07                                Season 3 Episode 3

Summer Jacksonville Camp   NFL Films- Digital Video   August of 2004

NFL Films:  DP, Lighting Interviews for and/or 

Operator (Selected):

“Football is Family” campaign Eric Dickerson        Producer Sam Howard/NFL                    2015

“Football is Family” campaign Marcus Allen          Producer Sam Howard/NFL                    2015

Bud Light- Bud Winner @ HOF Game                 Director Jonny Stewart                                      2015

 

“Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL” or Gatorade “Hey Rookie”

episodes:

                                                         Director

Karl Joseph                               Greg Frith                      2016

Phillip Dorsett                         Jay Jackson                    2015

Denzel Perryman                  Jay Jackson                     2015

Ra’Shede Hageman             Cari Hebert                   2014

Blake Bortles                            Brian Rosenfeld         2014

Tyrann Mathieu                     Shannon Furman     2013

Justin Blackmon                      Jay Jackson                   2012

Cam Newton                              Cari Hebert                  2012

Luke Kuechly                            Cari Hebert                  2012

Matt Kalil                                      Jay Jackson                  2012

Dwayne Allen                             Jay Jackson                  2012

Von Miller                                    Steve Trout                 2011

Blaine Gabbert                          Jay Jackson                   2011

Mark Herzlich                           Steve Trout                  2011

Mardy Gilyard                           Rob Gill                          2010

Aqib Talib                                     Angela Torma             2008

Amobi Okoye                             Shannon Furman      2007

Ryan Kalil                                     Steve Trout                  2007

Marcus Vick                               Angela Torma             2006

 

Undiscovered  “MoBo”         Greg Frith                     2016

Moritz Bohringer

 

 

“The Timeline”:

                                                                                                    Director

“Jersey Guys”                Season 1 Episode 2            Margaret Morris             2015

“Rivalries”                        Season 1 Episode 3&4       Bennett Viseltear            2015

“0-26”                                Season 2 Episode 5             Ryan Kelly                          2016

“1984”                               Season 2 Episode 7             Chip Swain                          2016   

“A Football Life” (Selected):

Michael Vick                       Season 6 Epsd 7          2016

Ken Stabler                           Season 5 Epsd 13        2015

Marshall Faulk                   Season 5 Epsd 12         2015

Charles Haley                     Season 5 Epsd 10         2015 

Jerome Bettis                       Season 5 Epsd 3           2015

Dexter Manley                    Season 5 Epsd 2           2015

McCardell & Smith          Season 4 Epsd 14         2014

Roger Staubach                 Season 4 Epsd 13          2014

Csonka, Kick & Morris  Season 4 Epsd 10          2014

Eric Dickerson                   Season 4 Epsd 5             2014

Warren Moon                   Season 4 Epsd 4              2014

Sean Taylor                          Season 4 Epsd 2              2014

Jerry Rice                              Season 3 Epsd 22            2014

The Great Wall                 Season 2 Epsd 9               2013

Chris Carter                        Season 3 Epsd 11              2013 

Derrick Thomas                Season 3 Epsd 4              2013

Marcus Allen                      Season 2 Epsd 12             2012

John Riggins                        Season 2 Epsd 10             2012

Chris Spielman                  Season 2 Epsd 9               2012

 

NFL Films Presents (Selected):

 

                                                                                                           Director

 

“Human Joystick”Dante Hall                                  GregFrith              2016

 

“What is a Catch”Bert Emanuel                            Greg Frith              2016

 

“Look Ma, One Hand”Jarvis Landry                     Tom Brant              2015

 

“The Heart of a Panther”Thomas Davis             Greg Smith           2015

 

“Keeping the Spark Alive”                                          Tim Rumpff         2015

 

“The Old Man in Tampa Bay”Ronde Barber     Digger O’Brian   2013

 

“Greg Cook” Story                                                           Neil Zender          2012

 

 

 

NFL Films Miscellaneous: 

 

Greatest Games Super Bowl XLVII

 

Together We Make Football- Greg Olsen ‘15, Roberts Family ’14, Lee Krost ’13, Harlem ‘13

 

Jax vs. Buffalo – 30 days (preview to London Game) ‘15

 

Nickelodeon’s NFL Rush- “Devonta Freeman” ’15, Steven Jackson ’14, Mary Kate Smith (Kicker & Homecoming Queen) ‘14

 

Top 100- Bucs ’16, ’14 & ’13, ’11, ’10

 

Caught in the Draft- Tony Dungy, Rich McKay, Derrick Brooks, Don Sula ‘14

 

Michele Beisner W/Simon Rice ‘06

 

Rabid Fans in New Orleans ‘97

 

“Teacher of Year” Brad Culpepper ‘05

NFL Films

Dave A. Barrett has been a freelance cinematographer for NFL Films shooting football games and documentaries since 1997.  He is proud to be part of their award-winning team holding one the most prestigious operator assignments in sports cinematography specializing in Long Lens “Top Camera” action and “Wire” (shooting mic’ed players) positions.

Helping lens the look NFL Films is known for, Dave has shot hundreds of games including prominent playoff matchups, eight Super Bowls and was Nominated for NFL Films Top Shot of the year in 2001

Lighting and shooting sit down interviews, supporting footage or operating on numerous of projects, Dave’s work contributed to these NFL Films production examples: “A Football Life”, “The Timeline”, “Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL”, “Hard Knocks” and “Inside the NFL” appearing on HBO, Showtime, CBS, ABC, NBC, ESPN, Fox, and NFL Network.

Here is a selection of credits for NFL Films:

Operating Dave’s own Arri SR II 16mm Film camera in’97 and then his Arri Amira camera in 2014, he has shot NFL Regular Season games, Wild Card, Divisional Playoff, Conference Championship Games &

Super Bowl XLIL     Glendale         2015

Super Bowl XLVII    New Orleans  2013

Super Bowl XLIV     Miami             2010

Super Bowl XLIII     Tampa            2009

Super Bowl XLI        Miami             2007

Super Bowl XL          Detroit            2006

Super Bowl XXXVI  New Orleans  2002

Super Bowl XXXV    Tampa            2001

Super Bowl XXV (as AC) Tampa    1991

“All or nothing”:

“A season with the Arizona Cardinals”      

Episode 8  vs Panthers (NFC champ game)

Episode 7  vs Packers (NFC Div Play Off)

Episode 4  vs  Bengals (NFL Wk 11)

 “Los Angeles Rams”                  

Episode in Post- vs NY Giants in London

Notable Long Lens Wire Position Games:

Bill Belichick, Julius Peppers, Jamis Winston, Dirk Koetter, Bruce Arians, Sean Payton, Earl Thomas III, Luke Kuechly, Cory Redding, Brian Billick, Mike Evans, Andy Reid, Mike Tomlin, Gus Bradley, Joe Philbin, Jim Schwartz, Dan Quinn, Eric Berry, Adam Gase, Gerald McCoy, Kelvin Benjamin, Jason Pierre-Paul

Day play operator work on Hard Knocks:

Hard Knocks Texans ’15     Episode 5

Hard Knocks ATL ’14            Episode 3

Hard Knocks Cincinnati ’13   Ep 5

Hard Knocks Dallas ’08        Episode 3

Hard Knocks KC   ’07              Episode 3

Summer Jacksonville Camp        2004

NFL Films:  DP, Lighting Interviews for and/or Operator (Selected):

“Football is Family” Campain

                                      Producer

Eric Dickerson  Sam Howard/NFL ’15

Marcus Allen     Sam Howard/NFL ’15

Bud Light- @ HOF Game  Jonny Stewart 15 

“Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL” or Gatorade “Hey Rookie” episodes:

Director

Karl Joseph                Greg Frith         2016

Phillip Dorsett           Jay Jackson       2016

Denzel Perryman       Jay Jackson       2015

Ra’Shede Hageman   Cari Hebert        2014

Blake Bortles             Brian Rosenfeld 2014

Tyrann Mathieu         Shannon Furman 2013

Justin Blackmon        Jay Jackson        2012

Cam Newton              Cari Hebert        2012

Luke Kuechly             Cari Hebert        2012

Matt Kalil                   Jay Jackson        2012

Dwayne Allen            Jay Jackson        2012

Von Miller                 Steve Trout         2011

Blaine Gabbert           Jay Jackson        2011

Mark Herzlich            Steve Trout        2011

Mardy Gilyard            Rob Gill            2010

Aqib Talib                  Angela Torma   2008

Amobi Okoye             Shannon Furman 2007

Ryan Kalil                   Steve Trout         2007

Marcus Vick                Angela Torma    2006

 

Undiscovered  “MoBo”      Greg Frith   2016

Moritz Bohringer

“The Timeline”:

                                             Director

“Jersey Guys” Epsd 2 Margaret Morris 2015

“Rivalries”   Epsd 3&4 Bennett Viseltear2015

“0-26”             Epsd 5  Ryan Kelly           2016

“1984”            Epsd 7  Chip Swain           2016   

“A Football Life” (Selected):

Michael Vick     Season 6 Epsd 7      2016

Ken Stabler        Season 5 Epsd 13    2015

Marshall Faulk   Season 5 Epsd 12    2015

Charles Haley    Season 5 Epsd 10    2015 

Jerome Bettis     Season 5 Epsd 3      2015

Dexter Manley   Season 5 Epsd 2      2015

McCardell & Smith Season4 Ep14    2014

Roger Staubach  Season 4 Epsd 13    2014

Csonka, Kick & Morris Ssn 4 Ep 10  2014

Eric Dickerson    Season 4 Epsd 5      2014

Warren Moon      Season 4 Epsd 4      2014

Sean Taylor         Season 4 Epsd 2      2014

Jerry Rice            Season 3 Epsd 22    2014

The Great Wall   Season 2 Epsd  9      2013

Chris Carter        Season 3 Epsd 11     2013 

Derrick Thomas  Season 3 Epsd 4       2013

Marcus Allen       Season 2 Epsd 12    2012

John Riggins        Season 2 Epsd 10    2012

Chris Spielman    Season 2 Epsd 9      2012

 

NFL Films Presents (Selected):

 “Human Joystick”Dante Hall                 2016

“What is a Catch”Bert Emanuel             2016

“Look Ma, One Hand”Jarvis Landry      2015

“The Heart of a Panther”Thomas Davis 2015

“Keeping the Spark Alive”                      2015

“The Old Man in Tampa Bay”Ronde Barber

“Greg Cook” Story                                  2012

 

NFL Films Miscellaneous:

Greatest Games Super Bowl XLVII

Together We Make Football:

Greg Olsen ‘15

Roberts Family ’14

Lee Krost & Harlem ‘13

Jax vs. Buffalo – 30 days (London Game preview)

Nickelodeon’s NFL Rush

“Devonta Freeman” ’15

Steven Jackson ’14

Mary Kate Smith-Kicker & Homecoming Queen

Top 100- Bucs ’16, ’14 & ’13, ’11, ’10

Caught in the Draft- Tony Dungy, Rich McKay,

Derrick Brooks, Don Sula ‘14

Michele Beisner W/Simon Rice ‘06

Rabid Fans in New Orleans ‘97

“Teacher of Year” Brad Culpepper ‘05