Dateline NBC: Who Killed Jon Benet?
Carl Filoreto acted as lead DP for this two hour special aired on NBC on September 9, 2016. The special averaged 6.5 million viewers and made it the most-watched Friday edition of Dateline in nearly eighteen months. It’s a story, and a murder, that stays compelling even two decades later.
20/20 – ABC News – “Silence Broken: A Mother’s Reckoning”
A Diane Sawyer Special
Contributing videographer – After nearly 17 years, Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold, speaks on television for the first time ever about the tragedy, the victims, the relationship with her son and what it was like inside their home.
The ABC News primetime special examines the impact of and lessons from the tragic day that changed America. Sawyer reports on teenage mental health, potential clues that could help a parent learn if their child is in crisis, and if it is possible to prevent the next school shooting.
DatelineNBC – “Over the Edge”
Contributing videographer – In this two hour edition, Andrea Canning tells the story of a woman who falls to her death while hiking with her husband in Rocky Mountain National Park. Rangers question if her death was an accident or a heinous act of violence.
Dateline NBC – Growing Hope
Co-Director of Photography – a riveting look at how an unusual medical treatment saved the lives of desperately ill children.
MSNBC – “Your Business – Small Business Saturday”
DP – half hour program focused on Small Business Saturday. Lovely and likable Golden, CO. is the focus of the 2015 edition.
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Squaw Valley Ski Resort – time-lapse
Recently I’ve been working on my time lapse skills. In December I took a two day time lapse workshop at Evosia Studios in Los Angeles and started the process of learning how to add a polish that “regular” video time lapses lack. So this time lapse is composed of raw still pictures from a DSL
CBS News 60 Minutes: Colorado Pot
January 2015 – Co-Director of Photography . Over 17 million people watched this story which examined the Colorado marijuana industry as it reached the first anniversary of the legalization of the sale of recreational pot in the state. Sony F800 and Canon c300 were the primary cameras used in production.
Dateline NBC – “While She Was Sleeping”
October 2014 – DP – two hour program. An Aspen socialite is mysteriously murdered in her own bed. A down on his luck anesthesiologist and his wife are the prime suspects. Shot in Aspen, Glenwood Springs and Denver, CO. Sony F55 and Canon c300 were the primary cameras used for this program.
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
August 2014 – DP – nine minute fund raising video highlighting the much needed work performed by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless. It also highlights their move to a new treatment and apartment facility in downtown Denver. The Sony F55 was used as the primary camera for this video.
Dateline NBC – “Secrets of Cottonwood Creek”
2013-2014 – DP- two hour program. Wealthy West Texas businessman Fred Mueller and his wife Leslie are days away from their twenty seventh anniversary when an innocent afternoon hike goes horribly wrong. I worked on this story through the course of two court trials until a final decision was reached. The Sony F55, Canon c300 and Panasonic HDX-900 were all used during production. The audience for the initial broadcast of the program was over eight million people.
Dateline NBC – “The Road Home”
April 2014 -contributing DP – Sam Granillo survived the 1999 shooting at Columbine as a 17 year old junior. With the 15th anniversary approaching, Sam decided to embark on a 10 day journey, visiting the sites of other school shootings and meeting survivors in an effort to find tools for healing. The Canon c300 was the principal camera used for the hour-long program.
60 Minutes Sports – “Mikaela Shiffrin profile”
December 2013 – contributing DP – At the tender age of eighteen, Mikaela Shiffrin was an Olympic gold medal winner and the World Cup slalom champion. That’s heady territory for a teenager. Sound man Drew Levinson and I put on skis to shoot part of this story about a precocious talent.
Tremendous Entertainment – Street Eats & Fast Foods Gone Global
2012- Traveled to twenty cities in twenty countries circumnavigating the globe working on these two shows, whose names are fairly self explanatory. Aired on the Travel Channel.
Elk Run Productions – “Gray Matters: Exploring the Mature Mind”
2011- produced, written and edited by Carl Filoreto. This half hour program uses the backdrop of the AARP spelling bee to delve into the world of the aging brain, and explore ways to maintain mental health throughout a lifetime. The program was honored with a Heartland Regional Emmy award and a national Telly award.
Chicago Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, IL.
with Cortina Productions – 2009 – Included in this list as it’s a permanent exhibit designed to get kids more interested in the sciences. A fascinating video project, stories built around different weather phenomena are displayed on screens of varying sizes and proportions, including several that are positioned vertically. Carl spent over fifty days crisscrossing the nation to create video elements for the exhibit. And it was done when the old reliable Sony F900 was one of the best field production cameras available.