THS Alum Tim Metzger OSCAR Nominated Cinematographer

1995 THS Grad Tim Metzger Hits Red Carpet
Posted on 2011/02/28


Thunderbird High School Alumni Tim Metzger was nominated for an Oscar and walked the Red Carpet Sunday night.  Tim is a New York based Director of Photography/Cinematographer.  He shot and produced the new documentary "Sun Come Up",  a film following climate change refugees in the South Pacific, which was nominated for an Academy Award. His work for Discovery and the History channel has taken Tim around the world for series and specials such as "Engineering an Empire" and "The Dark Ages". 

Tim is currently shooting the Discovery/Dreamworks series "Rebuilding Ground Zero" and has just returned from a shoot in Sierra Leone for the film "leh Wi Tok"

During his high school career, Tim was named a National Merit Finalist, he was a member of serveral clubs including Key Club, NHS, SADD, and he was a founding member of the OMNI Club (Organization of Multi-National Interests).