Summary

Hi! My name is Alex Bretow, and I absolutely love working in film! I am completely immersed in the film industry and am available to work immediately! I am one of the hardest working people you'll ever meet. I challenge you to find out how true that is :)

Credits

11/15 – Current

Producer – Mammoth Pictures

Details
11/15 – Current

Partner/Producer. Development, Financing and Production for narrative short films, feature films and commercial content.

9/14 – Current

Key Set Production Assistant (LEAD) – Bodega Pictures

Details
9/14 – Current

Organize Efforts of all PA's on Set, Stay in constant contact with Producer, serve as Producer's eyes on Set, give consistent updates on Schedule to Producer, carry out various PA tasks, organize extras, gather cables, assemble cameras and monitor set ups, carry equipment, move furniture, purchase Breakfast and Lunch

11/13 – Current

Executive Producer – Baldo-Bretow Pictures

Details
11/13 – Current

Draft everything from initial concept through storyboards and script, organize technical scouts and production team, create rosters for production team, designated tasks to AD's, PA's and various production team members, Direct commercials, short films, and features, LEAD and oversee post production and visual effects process, deliver final product for distribution.

11/14 – 2/15

Director – CityXcape

Commercial/Ad — Baldo-Bretow Pictures Details
11/14 – 2/15

Drafted everything from initial concept through story-boards, organized technical scouts and production team, created roster for production team, designated tasks to AD, PA's and various production team members, Directed 2-day commercial shoot, managed post production and visual effects process, reviewing various stages, and approving final prints.

1/15 – 1/15

Editor A Mother's Prayer

Film (Short) — Aidi Teklemariam Films Details
1/15 – 1/15

Lead Editor, received Raw footage and Script, worked closely with Director to achieve desired look and feel of the film, managed flow, LEAD and oversaw color correction, delivered final product

10/14 – 10/14

Key Set Production Assistant (LEAD) The Great Disrupters: A Bloomberg BusinessWeek Anniversary Special

BLOOMBERG — Reality/Doc (TV) — Bodega Pictures Details
10/14 – 10/14

Organized Efforts of all PA's on Set, was in constant contact with Producer, served as Producer's eyes on Set, gave consistent updates on Schedule to Producer, carried out various PA tasks, gathering cables, assembling cameras and monitor set ups, chose and purchased Breakfast and Lunch

10/14 – 10/14

Camera Operator (Panasonic GH-4) Rampage

Film (Short) — Baldo-Bretow Pictures Details
10/14 – 10/14

Organized technical scouts and production team, created roster for production team, designated tasks to AD, PA's, Co-Directed and Operated Panasonic GH-4 Camera for 1-day film shoot, LEAD and oversaw post production process. Official Selection and 2nd Best Picture CMF 2014.

9/14 – 9/14

Still Photographer (LEAD) – Gain

Commercial/Ad — ABIS Productions Details
9/14 – 9/14

Took Behind-the-Scenes and Professional Still Photography using a Canon 5D Mark III. Professional shots used for final product and promotional purposes.

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Education

Class of '14

Sonoma State University

Business Marketing & Filmmaking

My Gear

  • 2 Sennheiser Boom Mics
  • 2 Sennheiser Lavaliers
  • Adobe After Effect CC
  • Adobe Lightroom CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Adobe SpeedGrade CC
  • Canon 18-135 mm Lens
  • Canon 5D Mark III
  • Canon SL1
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • JVC C330
  • Slate/Clapperboard

Skills

  • Canon 5D Mark III Camera Operation
  • Director
  • Director of Photography
  • Editing with Adobe Photoshop
  • Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Editing with Final Cut Pro X/7
  • Executive Assistant
  • First Assistant Director
  • Key Set Production Assistant
  • Production Assistant
  • Production Coordinator
  • Production Management
  • RED Camera Operation
  • Script Doctor
  • Script Supervisor
  • Second Assistant Director
  • Visual Effects with Adobe After Effects CC