Steve Slocomb’s film career began in 1972 when he started work at the Eames Studio. The studio, run by the noted film maker/designer Charles Eames, was world renown for its high quality work, which is still shown at the Museum of Modern art in New York.
He then when on to do lighting and second unit cinematography on a couple of lower budget theatrical films; Warlock Moon and Deadly Veil-both of which were theatrically distributed. In 1978, he spent a year shooting special optical effects on Star Trek-the motion picture, which led to his acceptance in the Hollywood motion picture union and work as a second unit and effects cameraman on Ghost, White Fang, Total Recall, and Predator.
He was also frequently utilized as a 3D consultant on numerous theme park and theatrical productions in the early 1980s.
Moving to Montana in 1983 lead to work on various productions in the state including; Disorganized Crime, Ballad of Little Jo, and Holy Matrimony. In 1990 he formed a video production company, Looking Glass Films, which specializes in long form documentary style productions.
In 1993 he was the director of photography on the 35mm feature Season of Change starring Michael Madsen and Hoyt Axton, which was shot in the Bitterroot Valley.
He continues to develop the capabilities of his company and now handles complete postproduction, animation services, still photography and virtual reality movies for the web.