A native New Yorker. Tom Priestley has been active in the motion picture industry for over 50 years. He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, the Directors Guild of America, and the Academy of Motion Pictures. Some of his favorite movies that he worked on include Midnight Cowboy, The Exorcist, Network, Saturday Night Fever, A League of Their Own, The Thomas Crown Affair, and Amadeus (for which he was awarded Camera Operator of the Year (1984).
Tom and his amazing wife Mary Anne have four children: Susan, Karen, Andrew, and Malia. He looks forward to serving the Wilmington/New Hanover County community.