Summary

*imdb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2499638/ *stills: http://BenSchneider.com *able to work as a local (+overseas) *2013 reliable insured Prius(4 New tires 4/2016) *Valid Driver's License

Credits

1/17 – 1/17

Camera Operator Florida Winter Tour - Round 2

Maxspeedentertai.com — Internet — KARTS Live Video Streaming, Announcing & Timing Services Details
1/17 – 1/17

Homestead, Fl - filming competitive Go Kart Racing championships

1/17 – 1/17

Production Assistant (Researcher) Swamp Murders 5

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Crazy Legs Productions Details
1/17 – 1/17

Leesburg, Fl - research well known murder case at Leesburg Police Department, in their secure records area. Police background check.

1/17 – 1/17

Camera Operator (Canon xa10) Florida Winter Tour - Round 1

Internet — Max speed Details
1/17 – 1/17

Homestead, Fl - setup cameras, staging/data connections on 15 foot scaffolding. Film go kart races on scaffold.

1/17 – 1/17

Production Assistant ((Tech/Transportation department)) America's Got Talent 20

NBC — Game Show (TV) — FremantleMedia North America Details
1/17 – 1/17

Jacksonville, Fl - load in. Build. Fire watch time lapse 5d miii on robot slide. Drive crew in 15 passenger Ford van between hotel and venue.

12/16 – 12/16

Sound Assistant Grand Menorah Lighting

Live Event — Chabad of The Villages Details
12/16 – 12/16

Ocala, Fl (Downtown) - leading the setup of physical and technical aspects of the sound system for the Chabad Chanukah Lighting in Downtown Square Gazebo. Load out.

12/16 – 12/16

Production Assistant Paranormal Lockdown 2

DESTINATION AMERICA — Reality/Doc (TV) — Groff Entertainment Details
12/16 – 12/16

Savannah, Ga (212) - obtain permits /parking markers from Savannah Film Office. Load in. Clean Chatham County Jail. Dump refuse in dumpsters. Patrolling alone whole 4 story ("haunted") jail in pitch dark evening. Setting up 1x1's for filming. Helping build prop shiv. Lunch/supper/coffee/errand runs. Maintaining crafty. Fire watching a7sii time lapse. Finding and retrieving left behind items in the dark jail. Load out.

11/16 – 11/16

Production Assistant (A.C.) – Attorneys General PSA (Small Ax)

Commercial/Ad — Small Ax Creative Details
11/16 – 11/16

Ft.Lauderdale, Fl - slate. Move furniture. Pick up print outs. Adjusting sticks. Psa featuring Attorneys General of most U.S. States and Washington, D.C. clean ceilings. breakdown. Reconstruct hotel room. Load out. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt among co-workers.

11/16 – 11/16

Still Photographer Boat Buyers 4

TRAVEL — Reality/Doc (TV) — Simple Alien Details
11/16 – 11/16

Taverner, Fl - shooting promo stills for broadcast.

Media

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Education

Class of '14

The South Carolina Film Commission [Assistant Camera 2 Day Workshop]

Taught by Doug Hart, Woody Allen's AC (Sarah Jones Tribute)
Class of '06

Bunker Hill Community College

Network Engineer Certification Class
Class of '03

Wireless Retail Inc

21 full days of tested-graded classroom Management Training
Class of '94

Century Cable - Cable Access

Live Camera Operator, Live Set Direction, Control Room Operator
Class of '93

Chamitoff Scene Study w/ Ken Chamitoff (Karate Kid)

Acting, Business of Acting with Ken Chamitoff
Class of '93

Van Mar Academy

Scene Study/Auditioning, Business of Acting, w/Ivan Markota
Class of '92

University of Southern California

PhD Toxicology and Molecular Pharmacology (left for Hollywood)
Class of '91

Boston University

BA (Cum Laude) Psychology, Minors:Business Admin,Religion,Premed
Class of '90

University of Haifa (overseas)

History, Psychology, Language
Class of '87

Rhode Island College (High School Enrollment)

Early Enrollment Chemistry, Economics
Class of '86

Miami Dade College (High School Enrollment)

History

My Gear

  • 2013 reliable insured vehicle
  • 35 megabit per second home internet
  • 4500 watts of daylight lights (1500 watts each of 3 lights)
  • AAA Premium Membership (renews in 2017
  • Backdrop Stands
  • Canon 1D Mark II
  • Canon G20
  • Canon HV20 HD 24p30p60p
  • Canon T2i
  • canon/nikon lenses 10-500mm
  • cordless circular saw
  • Cordless Drill
  • cordless reciprocating saw
  • Costco membership (renews 2017)
  • Furnies
  • FurnIture Blankets
  • Garmin GPS (updated maps)
  • lenses
  • MacBook Pro I7 (with Final Cut X)
  • manfrotto tripod and video head
  • Mechanic Tools
  • Monster XLR Cables
  • Nikon D5100
  • Nikon D70
  • Nikon D80
  • PC Laptop I7 (win/linux)
  • Professional Cordless Drill (2 batteries)
  • SM58 Microphones
  • Smartphone w/GPS LTE (unltd)
  • SunPass transponder and account (for EZPASS like toll payments)
  • Verizon CDMA/GSM world enabled smartphone and Verizon plan

Affiliations

  • SAG/AFTRA

Skills

  • 4 years computer tech at major banks (over 200 locations)
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Android
  • bicycle mechanic
  • Blogging
  • boom operator
  • carpentry
  • clean driving record
  • climb 20+ foot ladder
  • construction
  • craft service (raw vegan chef too)
  • Customer Service
  • drive 26+ foot box truck/16 passenger van etc
  • Drive cross country with truck and trailer
  • drive manual transmission (sports car or traditional)
  • electrical
  • Facebook
  • Final Cut Pro
  • florida (fmr ca) license
  • Former Red Cross Certified CPR/First Aid/Water Safety
  • Go up in 90 foot high Condor crane
  • hiking long distance (military/hobby)
  • hockey experience and knowledge
  • hollywood red carpet photographer
  • Hotel Booking etc
  • ice/roller skating+blading
  • iOS
  • LAPD Exam-Passed
  • Linux
  • live scorer (MLB.com)
  • Mac/PC Technician
  • Management
  • military training
  • moderate car mechanic
  • OS X
  • Pallet Jack experience/knowledge
  • Ph.D. level test proctor/grader
  • photographer
  • Photoshop
  • plumbing (except welding)
  • Power Point
  • reliable insured vehicle
  • Sales
  • video data and compression expertise
  • videographer
  • Windows