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 Alexa, Amira, Phantom high speed, Red Weapon/Dragon, Canon C-300/500, 5D MK III, 7D, Sony F5, F55, F900R, Blackmagic Cinema, and Panasonic Vari-Cam/HDX-900. He is also proficient with the Movi, Ronin, Jimmy Jib, and Phantom drone systems. Throughout JR’s career he has worked in a large portion of the US, as well as many countries throughout the world.
57th Street Productions LLC
From crews to gear, 57th Street Productions 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:
New Era Cap
MTV / VH1
Dick's Sporting Goods
Wegmans Food Markets