Mark Sparrough, Steadicam Operator and Director of Photography, New York City


Mark Sparrough, SOC, is a Director of Photography and Steadicam/Camera Operator with over 15 years of experience in the television and film industry. His work has taken him through the White House with President Obama for NBC, ABC and CBS News, into flooded sewers for National Geographic and on location for numerous feature films and scripted television shows.  As an operator in studio, live and field settings, Mark’s experience is extensive and varied. He has shot live music for iHeart Radio, MTV and Pandora, as well as documentaries, promos and reality shows for the Discovery Channel, Food Network, BRAVO, Cartoon Network, Spike, F/X and HBO.  

With a creative eye for compelling shots, Mark continually tests his skills during live events. He is dedicated to his craft and to achieving the vision of the directors and DP's with whom he works. He brings fresh ideas and a positive attitude to each project.

Mark is a member of the International Cinematographer’s Guild (IATSE Local 600), Steadicam Operators Association (SOA) and the Society of Camerapersons (SOC). He lives in Brooklyn and, in addition to camera work, he is a rabid record collector, fisherman and horror movie enthusiast.

On Location on "Mount Joy"

On Location on "Mount Joy"