High Water Media provides creative cinematography and photography services by Keith Putnam.

Keith is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Film & Television Production, class of '00. He has lived in and been inspired by New York City for 21 years, and has been working as a cinematography professional in feature films, television and commercials since 2007.

He is a member of IATSE Local 600. 



Cinematographer / Camera Operator – New York City, NY (9/13-present)

Madam Secretary (2014-19) - Additional Director of Photography: episodes 4.07, 4.09, 4.14, 4.16, 5.05, 5.07, 5.15, 5.16, 6.01

Walnuts The Movie (2018) - Director of Photography

A Clean Release (2018) (short) - Director of Photography

Take Care (2014) - B camera operator

4 Nights In The Hamptons (2014) -  B camera operator

Karl Manhair: Postal Inspector (2013) -  B camera operator

Camp Dread (2013) - Addl. 2nd Unit DP; B camera operator


Digital Imaging Technician - New York City, NY (8/08-present)

Madam Secretary (Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6) DPs: Jonathan Brown, ASC & Learan Kahanov

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (2014) [NYC unit] DP: Kenny Stoff

Five Flights Up (2014) DP: Jonathan Freeman, ASC

Tracers (2014) DP: Nelson Cragg

5 to 7 (2014) DP: Arnaud Potier

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) [vfx] DP: Mitchell Amundsen / Lula Carvalho

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013) [vfx] DP: Rob Legato

Wish You Well (2013) DP: Frank Prinzi, ASC

Begin Again (2013) DP: Yaron Orbach

Hellbenders (2012) DP: Ryan Samul

Darling Companion (2012) DP: Michael McDonough

The Oranges (2011) DP: Steve Fierberg, ASC

Limitless (2011) [vfx] DP: Jo Willems

Margin Call (2011) DP: Frank DeMarco

Public Speaking (2010) DP: Ellen Kuras, ASC

Rabbit Hole (2010) DP: Frank DeMarco

Beginners (2010) [NYC unit] DP: Kasper Tuxen

As Good As Dead (2010) DP: Frank Barrera