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5/16 – 5/16

Gaffer (exterior with changing weather) – Bridgestone Golf, featuring CEO of Bridgestone Tire (PGA Tour Productions)

Commercial/Ad — PGA Tour Productions Details
5/16 – 5/16

Provide freelance crew; lighting and grip equipment; generator; grip truck. Implement lighting design and assist crew in laying dolly track; rigging overhead silks; power to large HMI lights, teleprompter, and video village. Make contingency for changing weather conditions.

1/16 – 1/16

Key Grip – Hard Rock Rocksino

Commercial/Ad — Steve Belkowitz Photography Details
1/16 – 1/16

Provided and operated camera jib and misc. grip and lighting support equipment for multi-day production.

1/16 – 1/16

Gaffer WebMD

Cleveland, Ohio — Internet — WebMD-Medscapes, NYC Details
1/16 – 1/16

Location gaffer providing grip & lighting equipment and independent crew for a four camera 4K onsite production.

11/14 – 11/14

Gaffer (Multiple days of interior and exterior lighting. Day for night; night for day. H) House not a home

Film (Short) — Scenarios USA Details
11/14 – 11/14

Multiple positions as I provided all of the lighting equipment & grip gear (grip truck, slider plate, jib arm, sm. geni). Built and operated camera jib with 80# Alexis camera package.

10/14 – 10/14

Lighting Director (Multiple days of portrait lighting averaging six interviews per day each in a ne) Jones Day Washington DC

Corporate — Commercial Sound + Image Details
10/14 – 10/14

Designed lighting working with Arri L-7 LED; 1x1 panels; joker 400's and Arri tungsten. Each of 30 scenes had its own look and color treatment. Red Epic with extensive lens package.

9/14 – 9/14

Lighting Director (In less than three hours turning a parking garage into a sound studio featuring ) Cleveland Cavaliers Media day

FOXSPORTS — Live / Special Event (TV) — Fox Sports Details
9/14 – 9/14

Provided lighting; rigging; sfx smoke; logo projection and massive negative daylight control.

7/14 – 7/14

Best Boy Electric (Provided grip truck; extra rigging ) – Beats by Dre (R/GA, Santa Monica, Ca)

Commercial/Ad — Swordfight Details
7/14 – 7/14

Provided local crew; grip and electric equipment. Organized feeder cable runs; trimmed generators; focused and diffused lights from Kinos to M90 fixtures.

3/00 – 6/00

Lighting Technician Silent Service

HISTORY — Reality/Doc (TV)
3/00 – 6/00


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My Gear

  • 16' fully loaded 3-ton plus grip truck.
  • 1x1 LED dimming ac-dc fixtures.
  • Apple boxes; shotbags in three sizes
  • Arriflex and Kino lighting kits
  • camera hostess tray and hood mounts.
  • electrical "tie-in" distro with feeder cable; break out boxes
  • Expendables including gel rolls & sheets; 1" & 2" tape.
  • Featuring Arriflex tungsten and HMIs
  • FJ 4x4 truck available to transport smaller L&G packages
  • flag-net kits; butterflys and overhead silks and solids
  • Fog machines including a DC powered "Ray Gun" cloud machine
  • green and blue chroma screens to 20'x30'
  • HMI fixtures from mini par 24-watt to 12k fresnel w cranks
  • Kino Flo from 9"-48" fixtures.
  • Largest independent grip and electric company in NE Ohio.
  • Losmandy Porta-jib w HD tripod
  • Miscellaneous grip including production carts
  • MSE doorway and WW board dollies with 60' of straight and curve.
  • overhead frames from 4x to 20x with hihi stands
  • WW Blue Plate camera slider w pipe


  • camera car rigger with hood and door mounts
  • Camera jib operator.
  • directing
  • Electrical tie-ins
  • Have worked on over 5000 productions in six countries
  • repair most lights
  • sound recording
  • taught lighting workshops
  • won Addy for directing
  • Won awards for lighting
  • won awards for location sound recording