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Andrew C. Rakow

Director of Photography/Camera Operator

(949) 632-5205





Freelance Production, Worldwide Locations


•Director of Photography:
CNBC: Restaurant Startup 1
Fox: Kitchen Nightmares 1-2
Nat Geo: Mennonite Built
Lifetime: Date Night Live (Dallas Unit), Big Women: Big Love, Dance Moms Season 3-4 Reunion, Dance Moms Seasons 1-3, Ice Moms-Pilot

MTV/VH-1: Making the Video-Snoop Dogg “Let’s Get Blown”, Ashley Simpson “LA LA”, Jennifer Lopez “Get Right”, Twista & Faith Evans “Hope”, Making the Game “Black Eyed Peas-The Sims”, Making the Movie with Jim Carrey, Parental Control-Season 2, Hotel MTV-Russia with Kelly Osbourne, Fanography
Bravo: Model Moms-Sizzle Presentation, Vegas Estate-Sizzle Presentation, Tabatha's Salon Takeover

CW Network: "H8R" Celebrity Hidden Camera show FYI: Kiss.Bang.Love, While You Were Aweigh (Pilot) Verizon Go90: Chachi's World 2-3 (Bunim-Murray) Animal Planet: American Stuffers

TLC: Outrageous Kid Parties

A&E: Airline (seasons 2&3), Southwest Airlines documentary/reality show based at LAX and other domestic locations

Bluetorch TV(1999-2002) Fox Sports Net:

Staff D.P. for 165 One hour Television episodes shot worldwide featuring Surfing, Motocross, Snowboarding, BMX,

Wakeboarding and lifestyle features. 


•Camera Operator:
Fox: American Grit 2, Coupled, Hell’s Kitchen-Seasons 2-6 (also Aerial and Water footage), Temptation
ABC: Bachelor Winter Games, The Bachelor 19-22, Bachelor in Paradise 2-4, The Bachelorette 12-13, The Great Christmas Light Fight Season 3, Shark Tank, Karaoke Battle USA, High School Musical: Get in the Picture
NBC: American Dream Builders, Ready for Love
Showtime: Inside the NFL at Super Bowl 43
NFL Network: Playbook (Live at Super Bowl 43 editions, Total Access Live at Super Bowl 43
truTV: Breaking Greenville
CMT: Party Down South 4 Reunion
MTV/VH-1: Love at First Kiss, Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory-Season 7, Time's Up, The Hook Up, That’s Amore, The Ashlee Simpson Show, 2004 Iced Out NYE Special, House Arrest with Dave Navarro, My Super Sweet 16, Choose Or Lose 2004 with Xzibit, Smokin’ Hot Talk, 24 Hours with Eminem, Eminem’s Dirty Dozen, Punk’d, ‘Til Death due Us Part with Dave Navarro and Carmen Electra, Celebrity Weddings, Campus Cops, Crowd Control, Taildaters
Lifetime: Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition-Season 2
TLC: Go Big or Go Home Pilot
Food Network: Cupcake Wars Celebrity 2, Cupcake Wars Kids, Cake Wars Season 2-3, Next Food Network Star-Season 7-8 Bravo: Thicker Than Water: The Tankards, Tabatha’s Salon Takeover Seasons 1-3
Syfy: Ultimate Gamer 2, Face-Off-Seasons 1&2
AMC: Immortalized
ESPN: Adidas US Track and Field Championships (Live)
Style: Split Ends: The Big Cut Off
Playboy TV: Sam Simon’s Poker Game
CW Network: America's Next Top Model Cycles 17-22, The Search for the Next Pussycat Doll
Independent Film Channel: “Rocked with Gina Gershon" 6 part documentary featuring actress Gina Gershon
ABC Family: Freak Out, Switched,
Discovery Channel & Travel Channel: Mardi Gras Cops. Reno Cops, Almost True Stories, Million Dollar Blackjack
The History Channel: Guts and Bolts-Goodyear Blimp

•Talk Show/Camera Operator:
The Bonnie Hunt Show Seasons 1-2 Ellen DeGeneres’ 50th Birthday Party Special, Celeb Degrees, War of the Words, Without Prejudice, The Tom Coughlin Show, The Steve Beuerlein Show, Jacksonville Jaguars Weekly

•Broadcast News & Radio Experience:

WPEC TV-12/CBS Affiliate, West Palm Beach, FL / WTLV TV-12/NBC Affiliate, Jacksonville, FL / WJKS TV-17/ABC Affiliate - FOX 30 WAWS, Jacksonville, FL
News & Sports Photojournalist/Sports Producer-Photographer, Weekend News Editor

WAIA 93.3 FM, Jacksonville, FL
On-Air Personality for classic rock radio station

WNBC-TV, New York, NY News Department Intern

Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL
Bachelor of Arts Degree Major: Communications; Minor: Photography
National Association of College Broadcasters, Brown University, Providence, RI

The Hun School of Princeton, Princeton, NJ, High School Diploma
•I.A.T.S.E. Local 600, AFTRA, P.A.D.I. Certified Open Water Diver, Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity 

© 2018 by Andrew Rakow

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