Hello. My name is Daniel Braden and I am looking for opportunities to assist filmmakers on their projects for full rates.


4/13 – Current

Projectionist, Photographer and Host Film Screenings

Film (Theatrical) — The Chicago International Music and Movies Festival Details
4/13 – Current

Balanced processing of tickets sales at box office and assisted customers Marketed by selling accessories and passing out programs Photographed during screening of documentary film Performed as a projectionist who presented the works of short films from various filmmakers

1/14 – 1/15

Executive Producer (Editor) A Clearer Picture

Film (Short) Details
1/14 – 1/15

I formulated contracts and sent email updates to the Cast and Crew. I also provided meals for set productions and meetings, and collaborated with the Director by editing the video footage for the film.

1/14 – 8/14

Production Assistant (Lead) A Clearer Picture

Film (Short) Details
1/14 – 8/14

Produced a short film directed by independent filmmaker Recommended certain actors and actresses to be selected in casting roles Formulated contracts specialized for talent and extra releases Participated in coordinating meetings and on- set productions

1/13 – 12/13

Screenwriter The Right Way

Film (Theatrical) Details
1/13 – 12/13

I was responsible for re-editing a screenplay for a feature film drama.

5/13 – 5/13

Cinematographer (Lighting Technician, Extra) STOPLIGHT

Film (Short) Details
5/13 – 5/13

I was responsible for most of the filming of cast members during their takes. I also set up and controlled lighting equipment as well as played a role in two scenes of the film.

4/13 – 4/13

Assistant Production Coordinator (Human Resources)

The Chicago International Music and Movies Festival Details
4/13 – 4/13

I was stationed at a theatre box office where I processed tickets and directed customers to the films they desired. I was also responsible for selling merchandise that the organization had on display. After my duty was complete, I trained other volunteers who came after my shift.

4/13 – 4/13

Production Assistant By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Film (Theatrical) — The Goodman Theatre Scene Shop Details
4/13 – 4/13

Provided assistance to actresses, crew and staff by preparing lunch, giving out water bottles and cleaning and maneuvering film equipment.

9/12 – 9/12

Intern Feed The Beast

TRAVEL — Reality/Doc (TV) — Sharp Entertainment Details
9/12 – 9/12

I assisted film crew during on set productions at Billy Goat Tavern, Kingston Mines and Navy Pier. I was responsible for recruiting subjects and onlookers to sign contracts in order for them to be filmed on screen. Also, I guarded film equipment when not in use.


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Class of '12

Columbia College Chicago


My Gear

  • JVC Everio


  • Animation
  • Character Animation
  • Cinematography
  • Compositing
  • Computer Animation
  • Documentaries
  • Drawing
  • Editing
  • Film
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Flash Animation
  • Graphics
  • Grip
  • Illustration
  • Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Maya
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Motion Graphics
  • Movie Projection
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • Production Assistance
  • Storyboarding
  • Video Editing
  • Writing