Director of Photography and Lighting Designer Credits
As Director of Photography, member of IATSE Local 600, Flannery received numerous awards including LDI Lighting Designer of the Year and four primetime Emmy Award nominations. He is credited with introducing cinematic and theatrical lighting for sitcoms breaking with what was the industry standard of bright, flat white light. His designs for ‘Roseanne‘ led a revolution in lighting design for sitcoms.
For feature films, Flannery served as lighting design consultant to Bob Zemeckis on ‘Death Becomes Her‘ and the Academy Award winning film ‘Forrest Gump’ and to Peter Bogdanovich on ‘Noises Off‘.