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Director of photography

Donald William Kornfeind, American director of photography. Firefighter Darien-Woodridge Fire Department, since 1988. Member National Press Photographers Association (awards 1980-1984), Professional Photographers American, Illinois Press Photographers Association, National Fire Protection Association.

Background

Kornfeind, Donald William was born on September 5, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Frank and Diane Louise (Schramm) Kornfeind.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1978.

Career

News photographer, editor, Station WBNG-television, Binghamton, New York, 1979-1980;news photographer, editor, WROC-television, Rochester, New York, 1980-1981;news photographer, editor, WOKR-television, Rochester, 1981-1984;media specialist, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1984-1987;owner, Gaffcamitor Prodns., Woodridge, Illinois, since 1987. Freelance documentary producer, Woodridge, since 1978.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Photographer, editor television documentaries Code 5, 1984, 40 Day Crusade, 1983 (NYSBA award 1983), Haitian Flotilla, 1983 (National Press Photographers Association award 1983). Gaffer: television shows Pioneer Seed, 1987 (NYFF award 1987), D2 Diner, 1988 (International Television Association Gold award 1989). Producer, director photography television documentaries Everlasting Thanks, 1990, When It Rained, 1988.

Membership

Firefighter Darien-Woodridge Fire Department, since 1988. Member National Press Photographers Association (awards 1980-1984), Professional Photographers American, Illinois Press Photographers Association, National Fire Protection Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: musician, snow skiing.

Connections

1 child, Danielle.

father:
William Frank Kornfeind

mother:
Diane Louise (Schramm) Kornfeind

child:
Danielle Kornfeind