Director Of Photography, Alastair Christopher Works With Emmy Winning ESPN Filmmaker

WASHINGTON, DC – ON OCTOBER 31, 2011, Four-time Emmy nominated director of photography , Alastair Christopher works with eight-time Emmy winning filmmaker, Jon Hock to debut the new ESPN film: Unguarded on November 1, 2011.
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Nov. 1, 2011 - PRLog -- Unguarded is a documentary about Chris Herren, a promising high school basketball player turned NBA star from Fall River, Massachusetts. He becomes the eye and focus of major universities wanting to recruit him for college basketball.  Herren carries the weight on his shoulders, becoming the local town hero and the pressure builds as he turns to drugs and alcohol to cope.

About Alastair Christopher:  The 31-year-old director of photography, Alastair "Gee-Lock" Christopher, is a self-made man. After spending the majority of in downtown Brooklyn, Christopher has proven himself a rising star in film production and photography.

At age 15 Christopher met Jonathan Hock, a filmmaker working for NFL Films. Christopher was selected to attend Hock's Reel People Film Project and, according to Hock, was quickly identified as "a natural talent with an amazing eye."

From there, Christopher began working at Hock Films in a support role and soon thereafter moved into sound production, editing and eventually, photography where he found his true calling. His three feature-length documentary projects with Hock Films, The Lost Son Of Havana; The Streak and Through the Fire (about basketball phenom Sebastian Telfair's last year of high school), all aired on ESPN. No stranger to the network, he has directed photography for a variety of series and specials produced by Hock Films for ESPN including It's the Shoes, The Hook Up and the popular Streetball: The AND 1 Mix Tape Tour series for which he won a 2004 Telly Award for photography (basketball being a particular specialty, having shot game action and behind-the-scenes at over 250 games). Also, his work has appeared on HBO, BET and TV1. (via IMDB Profile)

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