Eric Blackburn is a steadicam operator for Heroes Reborn

General Information


January 31, 1975 in Vietnam


  • Steadicam Operator



Eric Blackburn is a former Reporter/Photojournalist for some of Southwest Florida's leading news stations. He's also served as a crew member both independently, and with the international rental house Panavision Hollywood.

Raised in Camarillo, CA - Eric took an early interest in film working behind the camera producing, writing, and directing his own movies. After graduating Rio Mesa High School he served as a crew member with the internationally known camera house Panavision. There he became part of several feature films and television shows until making the decision to move to East Tennessee to complete a bachelors in English and History at the University of Tennessee/Milligan College.

Following college, Eric relocated to Sarasota, FL accepting a position as videographer for the local ABC News affiliate WWSB-TV.

Throughout his broadcasting career, Eric has twice been nominated for exceptional photojournalism by the National Press Photographers Association, and recognized as a "Top Spot" news broadcaster by the National Association of Broadcasters.

In mid 2009 Eric made the decision to leave broadcasting, and follow aspirations of opening his own production company.


Camera and Electrical Department

Title Year
Buffy the Vampire Slayer  2000-2001
Angel 2000-2001
Garth Brooks Live Coast to Coast: Los Angeles 2001
Garth Brooks Live Coast to Coast: USS Enterprise 2001
Garth Brooks Live Coast to Coast: South Padre Island, Texas 2001
Black Hawk Down 2001
Hair Show 2004
Heroes  2009
The Doctors 2012
The Real Housewives of Orange County 2012
Disruption 2012
70th Golden Globe Awards 2013
The Lone Ranger  2013
The Argument Inside Me 2013
Dexter  2013
Riddick  2013
Tumbleweed: A True Story  2014
Sons of Anarchy 2014
Furious Seven 2015
Fast & Furious: Supercharged 2015
Supergirl  2015
Heroes Reborn  2015



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