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David Plakos

David Plakos is an L.A.-based freelance camera operator. He has shot hundreds of music/variety television specials, concerts and award shows specializing in LIVE events as well as multiple TV series.

Plakos has 45 Primetime Emmy Nominations and has won 10 Primetime Emmy Awards. He has also served on the Television Academy's "Lighting, Camera & Technical Arts" Peer Group Executive Committee multiple times.

David Plakos is an L.A.-based freelance camera operator. He has shot hundreds of music/variety television specials, concerts and award shows specializing in LIVE events as well as multiple TV series.

Plakos has 45 Primetime Emmy Nominations and has won 10 Primetime Emmy Awards. He has also served on the Television Academy's "Lighting, Camera & Technical Arts" Peer Group Executive Committee multiple times.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

46 Nominations 10 Emmys

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Special - 2019

  • Nominee
  • David Plakos, Camera
  • The Oscars
  • ABC
  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special - 2018

  • Nominee
  • David Plakos, Camera
  • The Oscars
  • ABC
  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • David Plakos, Camera
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • "Jimmy Kimmel Live In Brooklyn: Billy Joel And Tracy Morgan"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios in association with Jackhole Industries

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • David Plakos, Camera
  • The Voice
  • "Live Finale, Part 2"
  • NBC
  • MGM Television, Talpa Media USA, Inc., Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special - 2017

  • Nominee
  • David Plakos, Camera
  • The Oscars
  • ABC
  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special - 2016

  • Nominee
  • David Plakos, Camera
  • The Oscars
  • ABC
  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie Or A Special - 2015

  • Winner
  • David Plakos, Camera
  • The Oscars
  • ABC
  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2014

  • Nominee
  • David Plakos, Camera
  • The Oscars
  • ABC
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2013

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2012

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2011

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2010

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2010

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2009

  • Winner
  • David Plakos
  • American Idol
  • "Episode 834A"
  • FOX
  • FremantleMedia North America, Inc. and 19 TV Ltd.

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