was born in Chicago and is a 1989 graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He began his career as one of the youngest cameramen in the history of PBS, shooting and producing cinema-verite style stories for the critically acclaimed series THE 90's
. He earned his Master's Degree in Cinematography at the American Film Institute, where his thesis film (on which he served as Director of Photography) was nominated for a student Academy Award. As a cameraman his work has appeared on every major network, including NBC, CBS, ABC, MTV, VH1, and ESPN. He has also done work for Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, Universal Studios, and Disney. He currently lives in Los Feliz, California, with his wife and two children.
WORDPLAY, Creadon's directorial debut, is a feature length documentary film about Puzzle Master Will Shortz, The New York Times crossword editor and National Public Radio personality. WORDPLAY is an official selection in the 2006 Sundance Film Festival's Documentary Competition. Creadon is a Wednesday/Thursday crossword solver, though he once finished a Saturday New York Times puzzle (almost). He'd rather not talk about it.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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