Roger Grange


Grange’s narrative feature credits include Director of Photography (with Dejan Georgevich) for The Heart Stays  (2019), a Native American coming-of-age story. He was Gaffer for Moving Parts (2016), about human trafficking and Camera Operator for five seasons of Katie Fforde (2011- 2017), a ZDF/German TV movie series. He was also Director of Photography for My Mother’s Early Lovers, a Vermont-based feature (1995 & restored in 2015) and for Rock and Roll Vampire (1988).

Grange was also Director of Photography for award-winning shorts including, The Blind Date (2018), The Drive (2017), Mother’s House (2010); Where or When (1988), winner of Best Cinematography in the Nissan FOCUS Awards and The Bank Job (1986), starring Eszter Balint.

Grange’s extensive documentary feature credits include Director of Photography for, A Cantor’s Head (2019), The Spy Behind Home Plate (2019), Moynihan (2018), Backpack Full of Cash (2017), Saving the Great Swamp (2017), The Anthropologist (2015 Doc NYC), Deliman (2014-with David Sperling), Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie (2012) and MEGAMALL (2009), which he also co-directed, co-produced and narrated. ​

For national PBS broadcast Grange was Camera Operator on episodes of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2015-2017), Director of Photography for Yo-Yo Ma and Friends: Songs of Joy and Peace (2008), Great Performances’ Songs of Six Families (1994), American Masters’ You’re the Top: The Cole Porter Story (1990), and for three episodes of The Quiet Revolution series (1992) filmed in India, Bangladesh, and Honduras.

​Grange’s other television credits include Director of Photography for several films about the composer Gustav Mahler (2014-2019) broadcast on ZDF / Arte; multiple episodes of true crime TV for Investigation Discovery (2012-2018), science programs for National Geographic Channel (2013-2018) and five seasons of Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures (1992-96).

Grange has also filmed promotional and educational pieces with hundreds of people from all walks of life including key figures in the sciences, arts, business and politics. He is an FAA Certified Commercial Drone Pilot and an active member of both the Society of Camera Operators (SOC) and the International Cinematographers Guild IATSE Local 600.

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