Robert Elfstrom

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Robert Elfstrom is known for his work on Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973), Mysteries of the Sea (1980) and Phantom of the Paradise (1974). See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Mysteries of the Sea Cinematographer
Phantom of the Paradise Camera and Electrical Department


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 2016 The Groove Is Not Trivial (Documentary)
 2001-2012 Art in the Twenty-First Century (TV Series documentary) (18 episodes)
- Balance (2012)
- Change (2012)
- Systems (2009)
- Transformation (2009)
- Fantasy (2009)
 2011/II Manifest Destiny (Documentary)
 2011 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- John Muir in the New World (2011) ... (director of photography: recreations - as Bob Elfstrom)
 2011 Keeping Score (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Mahler: Origins (2011)
 2010 Dancing Across Borders (Documentary)
 2008 Inside Operation Wildfire (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Investigators (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Deadly Returns (2007) ... (director of photography - as Bob Elfstrom)
 2006 The New Medicine (TV Movie documentary) (as Bob Elfstrom)
 2002-2006 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Annie Oakley (2006)
- Public Enemy Number 1 (2002) ... (as Bob Elfstrom)
 2005 Breaking the Silence: Children's Stories (TV Movie documentary)
 1993-2004 Nova (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- The Real Jurassic Park (1993) ... (as Bob Elstrom)
 2004 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Freedom Machines (2004)
 1998-2004 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Diet Wars (2004)
 2003 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2002 Death from Above: The Making of 'Starship Troopers' (Video documentary short)
 2002 Evolution (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode)
- What About God? (2002)
 2002 Know Your Foe (Video documentary short)
 1995-2002 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Animal Minds (1995)
 2001 Flesh + Steel: The Making of 'RoboCop' (Video documentary short)
 2001 Lost in Las Vegas (Documentary) (as Bob Elfstrom)
 1999 The Free Willy Story - Keiko's Journey Home (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Xtreme: Sports to Die For (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Bird by Bird with Annie (Documentary) (as Bob Elfstrom)
 1998 Life Beyond Earth (TV Movie documentary) (as Bob Elfstrom)
 1997 Death Rituals (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 The Lost Fleet of Guadalcanal (TV Movie documentary)
 1992 Tales of Wood and Water (TV Movie)
 1991 Caribbean Cool (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 When the Earth Quakes (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 Danger at the Beach (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Galapagos: My Fragile World (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 Smithsonian World (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1981 Omni: The New Frontier (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Protein Brain (1981)
 1981 Hopper's Silence (Documentary)
 1980 The Body Human: Facts for Boys (TV Short documentary)
 1980 Mysteries of the Sea (TV Movie documentary)
  Operation: Lifeline (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes, 1979) (director of photography - 2 episodes, 1978)
- A Doctor's Story (1979)
- Dr. J. Alex Haller, Jr. (1978) ... (director of photography)
 1979 No Maps on My Taps (Documentary)
 1979 The Body Human: The Sexes (TV Movie documentary)
 1978 The New Klan - Heritage of Hate (TV Movie documentary) (as Bob Elfstrom)
 1978 The Body Human: The Red River (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 The Body Human (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1977 The Body Human: The Miracle Months (TV Movie documentary)
 1970 The Nashville Sound (Documentary)
 1970 Hi, Mom! (director of photography)
 1970 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Wild River (1970)
 1970 Other Voices (Documentary)
 1968 The Queen (Documentary)
 1966 Lay My Burden Down (Documentary)
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