Steve Speers is a Minneapolis based camera operator and Director of Photography. Having worked in the motion picture business for 15 years, he has had the opportunity to work in the camera department on over 25 feature films (Royal Tenenbaums, Thin Ice, A Simple Plan, A Prairie Home Companion, Fargo, The Squid and the Whale, Men in Black 2, Bernie) and hundreds of commercials, music videos, and documentaries. He has worked with some of the industry's most acclaimed cinematographers as their camera assistant, focus-puller, and camera operator.
Even as he shoots many of his own projects, collaborating with other cinematographers in the craft of creating their images, designing shots, and utilizing sophisticated filmmaking equipment has always been the most enjoyable part of his job. An active member of the film community he enjoys sharing his expertise and experience with others through camera workshops, demonstrations, and equipment expos.