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Aaron Nelson's Profile on Staff Me Up

Aaron Nelson

Specialty Camera
Portland, OR
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In the last several years Aaron has gratefully experienced a range of media/film productions. From supporting roles on larger productions to key positions on smaller ones, he has a wide range of skills and is dedicated to every assignment undertaken.

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Mar 2016 – Mar 2016

Specialty Camera (Underwater Camera Operator (diver)) Fluidity

Internet

Underwater cinematographer. Designed lighting scheme for underwater scenes. Operated camera (Sony FS700) underwater framing, setting exposure, and pulling focus. Various shots filmed on 35mm 1.4 lens.

Feb 2016 – Feb 2016

Camera Operator (Canon XF 300) From Estee's Kitchen Pilot

Internet

Operated camera in framing aesthetically pleasing compositions for static and handheld shots in a "reality style" food show. Stage lighting on location for cooking presentation and interview setting.

Nov 2015 – Jan 2016

Camera Operator Tiny House Nation 3

FYI — Reality/Doc (TV) — Loud Television - A Leftfield Entertainment Company

Prepped, maintained, and operated camera and support equipment for second unit. Worked with build crew in capturing on-the-fly key moments for episode B-roll and time lapse footage. Media managed footage at end of day and filled camera reports for dailies.

Jul 2015 – Dec 2015

PreRig Electrician (rigging electric) Grimm 5

NBC — Scripted (TV) — Open 4 Business Productions, LLC

Operating as an IATSE local, I assisted in routing power supply from 1600AMP generators on location sets via distribution boxes and 4/0, 2/0, banded, and bates cable. Helped rig crane lifts with 20K heads.

Oct 2015 – Oct 2015

Camera Operator – RevoMax

Commercial/Ad — Studio3

Operated camera in framing aesthetically pleasing compositions for static, shoulder rigged, and slider shots. Worked with Grip shaping and manipulating available light for exterior scenes. Built equipment lists for camera and lighting.

Aug 2015 – Sep 2015

Best Boy Grip Something Like Summer

Film (Theatrical) — Blue Seraph Productions

Managed/maintained company grip equipment and company personnel. Operated/maintained 4-ton grip truck and routinely inventoried, unloaded, and loaded equipment. On set, rigged for overhead lighting, built up to 20' butterflies, 10 foot crane arms, and complex dolly tracks.

Jul 2015 – Sep 2015

PreRig Electrician (rigging electric) The Librarians 2

TNT — Scripted (TV) — Electric Entertainment

Operating as an IATSE local, I assisted in routing power supply from 1200AMP generators on location sets via distribution boxes and 4/0, 2/0, banded, and bates cable. Helped rig crane lifts with 10K heads. Assisted in overhead grid rigging of source four, 1K, and 2K lighting fixtures on sound stages.

Feb 2015 – Sep 2015

Cinematographer (Camera Operator (Sony NEX-FS700)) No Contingency

Film (Theatrical) — IANTE Productions

Art Institute

BFA: Digital Film and VFX

My Gear

  • 1 ton grip package
  • Arri Tungsten package (150W-2000W)
  • LTM HMI 1200
  • Sony NEX-FS700

Affiliations

  • ADCI
  • OMPA
  • Padi

Skills

  • Assistant Camera
  • Camera Operator
  • Digital Compositing
  • Digital Matte Painting
  • Grip
  • Lighting Technician
  • Motion Tracking
  • Rotoscoping
  • Underwater Video
  • VFX Cinematography
  • Videographer
  • Visual Effects

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