James O’Keefe


Bluefield Productions, Pasadena, CA.
Adjunct Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts

James has been an award winning cinematographer for over twenty years. Since graduating from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara he has worked for every major studio and television network in this country as well as the BBC and the Australian TV networks. He has shot features, movies of the week, commercials, music videos, documentaries and TV pilots as well as hundred of hours of television programming. His feature film projects include Mike Figgis’ “Time Code”. He has been Director of Photography on many award winning documentaries, including this year’s national Emmy winner “No Greater Love,” and his short film “MAX” was named an International Cinematographer Guild’s Showcase Award Winner.

James is an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and a member of the Television Arts and Sciences Academy. He is married to Dawn Carson O’Keeffe, a television and film producer, and together they own Blue Field Productions. They have four fabulous kids and reside in Pasadena, CA