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Christopher "Chris" Ishii is a camera operator who worked as Prep First Assistant Camera Operator on the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Terra Nova" and as First Assistant Camera Operator on the video game Star Trek: Borg in 1996. He is the son of the late animator and director Chris K. Ishii.

Ishii worked as sound effect editor on the horror film The Dark (1979) and as sound editor on the action film Silent Rage (1982, with Michael Hilkene and John Kline).

He then moved into the camera and electrical department as camera trainee on the comedy Doctor Detroit in 1983. The following years he worked as assistant camera operator on the western Silverado (1985), the action thriller Cobra (1986, with Don Whipple), the drama Stand by Me (1986, starring Wil Wheaton and with camera operator Craig Denault), the comedy Armed and Dangerous (1986), the drama Dad (1989), the crime thriller The Hot Spot (1990), the television drama Against the Wall (1994), the television series Models Inc. (1994, with Jeff Case), the thriller Bound (1996, with Shawn Whelan and Kenneth Estes), and the comedy Wheelmen (2002).

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