Watkins, Michael W.
WATKINS, Michael W.
Addresses: Agent— Richard Weitz, The Endeavor Agency, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Ted Chervin, Broder–Webb–Chervin–Silbermann Agency, 9242 Beverly Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
Career: Director, producer, and cinematographer.
Awards, Honors: Emmy awards, outstanding cinematography for a series, 1990, for "Pool Hall Blues," Quantum Leap, and 1991, for "The Leap Home, Part II (Vietnam)—April 7, 1970," Quantum Leap; American Society of Cinematographers Award nominations, outstanding achievement in cinematography in a regular series, 1991, 1992, and 1993, all for Quantum Leap; Emmy Award nominations, outstanding individual achievement in cinematography for a series, 1992, for "Dreams," Quantum Leap, and 1993, for "Trilogy," Quantum Leap; Apex Award nomination, outstanding cinematography in a fantasy, science fiction, or horror film, 1993, for Heart and Souls; American Society of Cinematographers Award, outstanding achievement in cinematography in a miniseries, 1995, for Family Album; Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding drama series, 1997, for NYPD Blue.
Television Executive Producer; Series:
Brooklyn South, CBS, 1997–1998.
(As Michael Watkins; with others) The X–Files, Fox, 1998–2000.
(With others) Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years ), The WB, 2001—.
(With others) Las Vegas, NBC, 2003—.
Television Director; Movies:
To Love, Honor and Deceive (also known as The Protected Wife ), ABC, 1996.
Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (also known as Hostage High and Target for Rage ), ABC, 1997.
Deadlocked (also known as Deadlocked—Die fuenfte Gewalt ), TNT, 2000.
Semper Fi, NBC, 2001.
Prince William, ABC, 2002.
Television Cinematographer; Movies:
The Glitter Dome, HBO, 1984.
Cold Sassy Tree, TNT, 1989.
For the Very First Time (also known as Til I Kissed Ya ), NBC, 1991.
Steel Justice, NBC, 1992.
Accidental Meeting, USA Network, 1994.
Crowfoot, CBS, 1995.
(As Michael Watkins) Little Shop of Erotica (also known as Marilyn Chambers' Little Shop of Erotica ), 2001.
Television Director; Episodic:
(As Michael Watkins) Quantum Leap, NBC, multiple episodes, 1990–1992.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman ), ABC, multiple episodes, 1994–1995.
"The Ethics of Hope," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995.
"The High Ground," The Client (also known as John Grisham's The Client ), CBS, 1995.
"Secrets," Under One Roof, CBS, 1995.
The Monroes, ABC, 1995.
"Auntie Maimed," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.
"Ex Marks the Spot," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1996.
"Just One More Thing," Relativity, ABC, 1996.
"Winning," The Client (also known as John Grisham's The Client ), CBS, 1996.
"A Draining Experience," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997.
"Sacrament," Millennium, Fox, 1997.
"A Wrenching Experience," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997.
Brooklyn South, CBS, multiple episodes, 1997–1998.
(As Michael Watkins) The X–Files, Fox, multiple episodes, 1999–2000.
"Cool Change," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as CSI ), CBS, 2000.
"The Real Terrorist," The District, CBS, 2000.
"The Ultimatum," The $treet, Fox, 2000.
"Jitters," Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years ), The WB, 2001.
"Peeping Tommy," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2001.
"Used Car," Night Visions, Fox, 2001.
"Zero Option," UC: Undercover, NBC, 2001.
"Cold Snap," American Dreams, NBC, 2002.
"Sacrifice," The Guardian, CBS, 2002.
(As Michael Watkins) "Sinaloa Cowboys," Boomtown, NBC, 2002.
"Groundhog Summer," Las Vegas, NBC, 2003.
(As Michael Watkins) "Luck Be a Lady," Las Vegas, NBC, 2003.
"What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas," Las Vegas, NBC, 2003.
Director of episodes of High Incident, ABC; Other People; Sweet Justice, NBC; Under Suspicion, CBS; and The Watcher, UPN; also directed "Appearance of Impropriety," an unaired episode of Bull, TNT.
Television Cinematographer; as Michael Watkins; Episodic:
"The ACM Kid," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983.
"If Thoughts Could Kill," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983.
"Magic Bus," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983.
"There Goes the Neighborhood," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983.
Quantum Leap, NBC, multiple episodes, 1990–1992.
Television Work; Other:
(With others) Producer, NYPD Blue (series), ABC, c. 1993—.
Cinematographer, Family Album (miniseries; also known as Danielle Steel's "Family Album "), NBC, 1994.
Cinematographer, Treasure Island: The Adventure Begins (special), NBC, 1994.
(With others) Executive producer, Semper Fi (movie), NBC, 2001.
Director, Las Vegas (pilot), NBC, 2003.
Director, 5 Days to Midnight (miniseries), Sci–Fi Channel, 2004.
Fighting Mad, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1976.
The Last Waltz (documentary), United Artists, 1978.
Paramedics, Vestron Pictures, 1987.
Heart and Souls, MCA/Universal, 1993.
Point of No Return (also known as The Assassin ), Warner Bros., 1993.
(As Michael Watkins) The Naked Detective, Private Screenings, 1996.
(As Michael Watkins) Desire (also known as Marilyn Chambers' Desire ), Private Screenings, 1997.
Film Work; Other:
Grip, Night Game, TransWorld Entertainment, 1989.
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