JR Kraus is a Director of Photography, and camera operator in motion picture production on a free-lance basis. Since 1998 JR has worked in the field of professional commercial, documentary, narrative, web, broadcast video, and live television production. JR has extensive knowledge and experience with a variety of camera systems including Arri , Vision Research Phantom, Red Camera, Canon Cinema, Sony Professional, Blackmagic Cinema, and Panasonic. He is also proficient with the Movi, Ronin, and Jimmy Jib. Throughout JR’s career he has worked in a large portion of the US, as well as many countries around the world.
57th Street Productions LLC
From crews to gear, 57th Street Productions LLC can help bring the best options to each production. We work together with professionals in every department, and have strong relationships with rental houses throughout the country to source the best, and most current equipment available.
Our clients (past and present) include:
Saatchi & Saatchi
New Era Cap
MTV / VH1
Dick's Sporting Goods
Wegmans Food Markets