Filmography for Elixir Founder John Kuri

Sam Elliott, John Kuri with daughter Janiene on the set of "Conagher"

Motion Pictures for Television:
One More Mountain
Scared Straight: Another Story
The Plutonium Incident
Young Love, First Love
Marriage is Alive and Well
Through the Magic Pyramid
The Red Pony
Michael O'Hara IV
Dracula's Castle
Legend in Granite

Television Series:
The Big T: Testosterone (Pilot)
Stay Tuned (3 episodes)
Ohara (series creator)
Bob, Carol, Ted & Alice (pilot)
Little Shots (pilot)
Skyward Christmas (pilot)
Airwolf ("Eagles" Episode)
The Girl from 7th Avenue (pilot)
Wonderful World of Disney (2 seasons)
Motion Pictures:
Captive Hearts
The Apple Dumpling Gang
Report to the Commissioner
Hawaiian Cowboy
Mad Mad Movie Makers

John Kuri on a 70-mile ride in Yellowstone during research for CHEYENNE RISING SUN

"Conagher" billboard on the Sunset Strip, Hollywood

Concerts/ Multi-Camera:
Mongolia: Concert (North American Premiere, The Lincoln Center)
Sudan Music and Dance Festival (NYC Central Park Summer Concerts)
Levitt Pavilion Summer Concert Series (three 2-hour concerts)

Vegas! Vegas! Vegas! (One-Hour TV Special)

Documentaries and Motion Picture Shorts:
Icastica: (Figurative)
Global Women Project: First Portrayal
Language of the Night
Leftover Salmon: A Rocky Mountain High
Talk to Me
Sounds of Change (four titles for the Grammy Foundation) including:
Civil Rights Movement
 Birth of Rock & Roll
Protest Movement
Grammy's in School

Interactive C/D ROM Video Gaming:
Dreggs (a role playing game - 22 hours of video)
The Big T:Testosterone — Director's Circle Festival of Shorts — "Official Selection"
Takin' It Back — Oaxaca International Film Festival Global Script Challenge — "Official Selection"
Emmy® nomination - The Red Pony
Cowboy Hall of Fame/ Western Heritage Award - Conagher
Christopher Award - One More Mountain
Golden Halo Award - Skyward

Appearances on Video as Himself:
50th Anniversary Making of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Disney)
The Making of The Apple Dumpling Gang 
Pride Passion and Power 
One Hundred Greatest Family Movies of All Time 
(Channel 4, Granada TV)

Working in below zero conditions in Canada on CAPTIVE HEARTS production

John Kuri has production experience in many locals and in extreme conditions, from 40 below zero in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec or Yamagata, Prefecture in Northern Japan during production of Captive Hearts, to multiple days in excess of 110 degrees in Dallas during production of Skyward, or the very remote locations in eastern Colorado used for the production of Conagher. He has much experience on the sound stages of Hollywood — on numerous productions, as well as urban, city streets and location production in cities from Los Angeles to Vancouver, Canada, and Orlando, FL to San Francisco, to New York and internationally from Japan to Ireland, Colombia to Abu Dhabi. 

Below, John Kuri directs flight sequences while flying the camera plane during Skyward and Skyward Christmas productions


John piloting camera plane in formation


Christian Eagle, flown by Charlie Hillard, in formation with John Kuri's camera plane during SKYWARD


Schweizer SGS 2-32 Glider releases from the tug during production of SKYWARD


Boeing Stearman PT-17 in formation with camera plane over Dallas during SKYWARD


Boing Stearman in formation with John Kuri's camera plane during SKYWARD production


Schweizer SGS 2-32 starts a steep turn to set up a loop