As a Director of Photography, Alec has photographed projects for: MTV, CNN, PBS, The History Channel, National Geographic and Discovery Channel. In addition, Alec has lensed numerous independent projects including the cult classic short film that helped launch AtomFilms.com: Bobby Loves Mangos. As a Steadicam Operator and/or Camera Operator, Alec has worked on a variety of feature films and television shows such as Gossip Girl, 30 Rock, Rescue Me, Canterbury’s Law, Sex and the City, Third Watch, and Chappelle’s Show. Select feature film credits include: Joel Schumacher’s Twelve starring Chace Crawford, Emma Roberts, and Rory Culkin, Bart Freundlich’s The Rebound with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Justin Bartha, Michael Corrente’s Brooklyn Rules with Freddie Prinze, Jr., Alec Baldwin and Mena Suvari, Merchant Ivory’s Heights with Glenn Close, Kevin Bacon’s Loverboy with Kyra Sedgwick, and the New York action unit of The Bourne Ultimatum with Matt Damon.
Alec regularly lectures about camera movement and offers Steadicam demonstrations at NYU. Alongside Steadicam Inventor Garrett Brown, Alec has taught weeklong workshops in the art of Steadicam. Alec is honored to serve on the Board of Governors of The Society of Camera Operators, as well as being an active participant in The Steadicam Operators Association, the Steadicam Guild, IATSE Local 600, and to serve as a moderator for SteadicamForum.com. Alec currently resides in New York City with his wife, Jendra Jarnagin, who is also a Cinematographer.