Summary

Derek, a Photographer, based in Key West, has 2 Director of Photography credits and 3 Grip credits, and has been a member since 2014.

Credits

2/15 – 3/15

Director of Photography (BlackMagic Pocket Cinema ) Never Enough- Illustrated Song

Vimeo — Internet — Indie
2/15 – 3/15
11/14 – 11/14

Grip (16mm Film) Desperate Housewife

Film (Short) — Full Sail University Productions
11/14 – 11/14
10/14 – 10/14

Director of Photography (16mm Digital Format) The Day I Die

Film (Short) Details
10/14 – 10/14

Responsibilities include: Creating storyboards and lighting diagrams in pre-production. Working and collaborating with the Director and Art Department to determine the look and feel of the film. Choosing position and intensity of light fixtures. Experimenting and testing lens options to determine which lenses best suit each shot of the story.

9/14 – 9/14

Grip (35mm Film ) Remnant

Film (Short) — Full Sail University Productions Details
9/14 – 9/14

Responsibilities include: Preparing grip and electrical equipment as directed by the Gaffer. Moving, adjusting, and manipulating light fixtures for each shot according to the lighting diagrams. Weatherproofing all electrical equipment, ensuring a safe work environment for the cast and crew.

6/14 – 7/14

Grip Familia

Film (Short) — Full Sail University Productions Details
6/14 – 7/14

Responsibilities include: Preparing grip and electrical equipment as directed by the Director of Photography. Moving, adjusting, and manipulating light fixtures for each shot according to the lighting diagrams. Weatherproofing all electrical equipment, ensuring a safe work environment for the cast and crew.

10/13 – 11/13

Gaffer Not Alone

Film (Short) — Full Sail University Productions Details
10/13 – 11/13

Creating lighting diagrams in pre-production that detail power distribution, lighting set- ups, and light intensity. Includes leading and overseeing the grip and electrical departments while working closely with the Director Of Photography. Safely distributing power in dangerous weather conditions by weatherproofing all electrical connections, power distribution boxes, lights and ballasts.

10/12 – 12/12

Director From Both Sides of Mexico

YOUTUBE — Reality/Doc (TV) — Independent Film Details
10/12 – 12/12

Researching specific areas of Mexico, and exploring the different cultures that exist there. Speaking with and befriending locals, obtaining information and permission to shoot in specific areas. My responsibilities for this production includes, but is not limited to: Researching, planning, shooting, completing the final edit and preparing it for distribution.

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Education

Class of '15

Full Sail University

Film- Bachelor of Science
Class of '11

Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

Audio for Film, Television Studio Production
Class of '10

Atlantic Technical Center

Adobe Photoshop Certification

My Gear

  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema
  • Canon 5d Mark iii

Skills

  • Adobe After Effects CS4
  • Adobe Media Compressor
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Autodesk 3DS Max
  • AVID Media Composer
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Editor
  • Electric
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Draft 7
  • Gaffer
  • Grip
  • Lighting Diagrams
  • Microsoft Exel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Photography
  • Pre-production
  • Screenwriting