Ron Goodman is president of SpaceCam Systems, Inc., the company he founded in 1989 that is regarded as the world leader in high-end gyro-stabilized cinematography. As SpaceCam designer, in 1996 he was the recipient of the Academy Award of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Scientific and Engineering Achievement. Recently, Ron completed design of... See full bio »

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 2018 America's Musical Journey (Documentary short) (aerial photography)
 2017 We, the Marines (Documentary short) (aerial photography: Spacecam)
 2016 National Parks Adventure (Documentary short) (aerial photography)
 2015 Home Sweet Hell (spacecam operator: aerial)
 2013 Her (aerial director of photography)
 2013 Captain Phillips (aerial director of photography: Virginia - as Ronald Goodman)
 2013 Jerusalem (Documentary) (aerial cinematographer)
 2013 2 Guns (aerial director of photography: New Mexico - as Ronald Goodman)
 2012 To the Arctic 3D (Documentary) (aerial director of photography: SpaceCam)
 2010 Secretariat (aerial director of photography: SpaceCam)
 2010 MacGillivray Freeman's Arabia (Documentary short) (aerial director of photography: SpaceCam)
 2010 Crazy on the Outside (aerial director of photography: SpaceCam)
 2008 Quantum of Solace (aerial camera operator)
 2007 Dragon Wars: D-War (special aerial photographer)
 2007 The Alps (Documentary) (aerial cinematographer)
 2007 The Lookout (aerial director of photography)
 2006 School for Scoundrels (director of photography: aerial unit, New York)
 2006 Stranger Than Fiction (director of photography: aerial unit) / (director of photography: spacecam - uncredited)
 2006 Greece: Secrets of the Past (Documentary) (special aerial photographer: SpaceCam)
 2005 Sky Fighters (special aerial photographer: SpaceCam)
 2005 An Unfinished Life (aerial camera operator) / (director of photography: aerial unit)
 2004 The Aviator (aerial photographer: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 2004 Troy (aerial camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2004 50 First Dates (aerial camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2003 The Fighting Temptations (aerial camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2003 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (aerial camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious (aerial camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2003/I The In-Laws (camera operator: SpaceCam, Toronto)
 2003 Bruce Almighty (aerial camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 2003 X2: X-Men United (aerial camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2003 Top Speed (Documentary short) (aerial photography: spacecam)
 2003 View from the Top (aerial camera operator)
 2003 Coral Reef Adventure (Documentary) (aerial photographer)
 2002 Skydance, rendezvous à Paris (Short) (aerial camera operator)
 2002 Murder by Numbers (aerial director of photography) / (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2002 We Were Soldiers (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 2001 The Glass House (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 2001 Joy Ride (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 2001 Evolution (aerial photography)
 2001 Swordfish (aerial photographer) / (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2001 Journey Into Amazing Caves (Documentary short) (aerial camera operator)
 2001 Save the Last Dance (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 All the Pretty Horses (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Bedazzled (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Space Cowboys (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 The Kid (camera operator: SpaceCam, aerial unit)
 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Center Stage (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Adventures in Wild California (Documentary short) (additional photographer) / (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Dolphins (Documentary short) (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Return to Me (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 2000 Rules of Engagement (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 2000 Final Destination (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Reindeer Games (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Hanging Up (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 2000 The Million Dollar Hotel (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 2000 Down to You (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1999 Three to Tango (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1999 Final Run (TV Movie) (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1999 Double Jeopardy (aerial cinematographer: second unit)
 1999 The Thomas Crown Affair (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1999 The Haunting (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1999 Inspector Gadget (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1999 Lake Placid (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1999 True Crime (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1999 The Corruptor (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1998 A Civil Action (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1998 Stepmom (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1998 Psycho (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1998 The Parent Trap (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1998 The Horse Whisperer (aerial camera operator)
 1998 Everest (Documentary short) (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1998 The Big Lebowski (aerial camera operator)
 1998 Fallen (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1998 Firestorm (aerial cameraman: Spacecam)
 1997 Asteroids: Deadly Impact (TV Movie documentary) (additional cinematographer)
 1997 Die Hard (Short) (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1997 The Postman (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1997 Amistad (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1997 Lolita (aerial camera operator)
 1997 A Smile Like Yours (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1997 George of the Jungle (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (aerial unit photographer)
 1997 Con Air (aerial camera operator: aerial unit)
 1997 Volcano (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1997 Fools Rush In (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1997 Dante's Peak (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1996 Daylight (aerial camera operator)
 1996 Eraser (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1996/I Twister (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1996 Celtic Pride (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1996 Executive Decision (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1996 Up Close & Personal (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1995 Waterworld (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1995 The Net (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1995 The Indian in the Cupboard (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1995 Species (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1995 Batman Forever (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1995 Casino (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1995 Boys on the Side (helicopter camera operator)
 1994 Drop Zone (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1994 Speed (camera operator: SpaceCam - uncredited)
 1993 The Temp (aerial camera operator)
 1992 Cool World (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1992 Far and Away (camera operator: SpaceCam)
 1992 White Sands (aerial photographer)
 1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (camera operator: SpaceCam, second unit, Santa Rosa, CA)
 1991 Grand Canyon (camera operator: SpaceCam Systems)
 1991 Necessary Roughness (aerial camera operator)
 1991 City Slickers (aerial cameraman: additional crew)
 1991 Hudson Hawk (crew: SpaceCam, Rome)
 1986 Flight of the Navigator (camera operator: Norway)
 1985 Santa Claus: The Movie (camera operator: Gyrosphere)
 1984 Supergirl (photographer: process backgrounds - as Ronald Goodman)
 1983 Superman III (Wesscam photographer: process backgrounds - as Ronald Goodman)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (aerial photography)
 1981 Green Ice (camera operator: aerial sequences - as Ronald Goodman)
 1981 Death Hunt (Wesscam operator)
 1980 Superman II (Wesscam photographer - as Ronald Goodman)
 1979 Escape to Athena (aerial sequences cameraman)
 1978 Superman (Wesscam photographer - as Ronald Goodman)
 1976 The Cassandra Crossing (aerial sequences photographed by)
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