Shawn Schaffer

About Shawn Schaffer

Who is it?: Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Editor
Birth Day: April 23, 1983
Birth Place: Albany, New York, USA

Shawn Schaffer

Shawn has been in the industry since 2002. He started as an actor, appearing in a few roles for local filmmakers. He...
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🎂 Shawn Schaffer - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, Shawn Schaffer is 38 years, 7 months and 11 days old. Shawn Schaffer will celebrate 39rd birthday on a Saturday 23rd of April 2022. Below we countdown to Shawn Schaffer upcoming birthday.

Popular As Shawn Schaffer
Occupation Cinematographer
Age 37 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 23, 1983 (Albany, New York, USA)
Birthday April 23
Town/City Albany, New York, USA
Nationality USA

🌙 Zodiac

Shawn Schaffer’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Shawn Schaffer was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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Shawn has been in the industry since 2002. He started as an actor, appearing in a few roles for local filmmakers. He soon realized he had more interest (and talent) behind a camera than in front of one.

Opting to not attend film school and develop a more complete education in both theory and practice, Shawn began jumping on to every set he could to learn. He has worked every role on a film set, from Production Assistant working for cold pizza to Boom Operator to Director of Photography over the last 14 years.

It has given him the ability to work with and relate to all of his colleagues across all departments on set to understand their wants and needs.Leaving the security of a day job in 2007 to pursue work as a full-time freelancer, Shawn focused his energies into Cinematography.

Through doing, trial and error, observation, and studying the work of his personal favorite Cinematographers, he began to develop his own cinematic style and methods.Shawn has worked as a the Director of Photography on hundreds of projects, ranging from commercials to theatrically distributed feature films starring Academy Award nominated talent.

Most notably, Shawn was the Director of Photography for "Fighting for Freedom", starring Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3) and Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Bruce Dern (Nebraska).Shawn was also the Director of Photography for "Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor", featuring the talents of Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover), Lewis Black (Root of All Evil), BJ Novak (The Office), Bob Saget (Full House), and five tremendous members of our Armed Forces; Bobby Henline, Rob Jones, Joe Kashnow, Darisse Smith, and Stephen Rice.

"Comedy Warriors" not only had it's World Premiere on Showtime, it also won a 2014 Television Academy Honor, and is currently available on Netflix following its theatrical run.When approaching a project, Shawn works closely with the creative forces involved in the project to make a harmonious collaboration.

This is his preferred method of working, it ensures a singular, unified vision when production begins and an end product that is representative of all the creative collaborative at it's best.Shawn resides in New York while working nationwide and abroad.

He is married and has a daughter, whom is his most beautiful creation and achievement.In his off time, Shawn writes and plays pool, having competed five times in the American Poolplayers Association National Championships, finishing twice in the top ten.

Always a team player and willing collaborator, he looks forward to working with you on your next project.

Shawn Schaffer WIFE, FAMILY, KIDS

  • Tiffani Schaffer (3 September 2011 - present) ( 1 child)

Shawn Schaffer Movies

  • Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor (2013) as Cinematographer
  • Fighting for Freedom (2013) as Cinematographer
  • Broken Swords: The Last in Line (2018) as Cinematographer
  • One Moment as Cinematographer

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