Summary

Filmmaker and photographer coming back to the freelance from the startup/corporate world. Happy behind the camera or supporting from the shadows. If it's creative with good people, I'm in!

Credits

6/14 – Current

Cofounder – Camagora

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6/14 – Current

Creating the next generation of peer to peer Film, Photography and Production equipment rentals.

1/14 – Current

Copilot – VinFiz Wine Brands

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1/14 – Current

Cofounder and head of marketing for historic brand reincarnation. Originally a grape soda launched in 1911, VinFiz now represent a premium wine offering featuring the finest varietals from the Carneros region. The Brand partners with a small vintage airport and museum in the heart of wine country to continue our ties to aviation. VinFiz recently Sponsored and produced the first annual Pistons, Pin Ups and Pinot on the Runway Classic car and aircraft show at the Sonoma Valley Airport. www.planefunsonoma.com Find our wines on our website and on shelfs in early 2016! DrinkVinFiz.com

1/08 – Current

Owner – Kyle Dykes Photography

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1/08 – Current

Images and ideas that make an impression. Full solution Photo, Video and Rich Meida production. Specializing in: Advertising Products Fashion Aviation Documentary www.KyleDykes.com

7/09 – 10/15

Crew Lead – Event Special Effects

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7/09 – 10/15

Freelance team member who coordinated and managed event teams. Pre-production, live events and interactive entertainment. Trades how product specialist. Corporate activations management. Event photo and video coverage.

9/13 – 8/14

Product Photographer – Massdrop

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9/13 – 8/14

Developed style and workflow for high volume product studio at VC backed Ecommerce startup. Maintained strict quality standards while following design and style guides. Worked directly with marketing to specialize content for social and advertising channels. Managed one additional photographer. Developed and managed creative department budget.

2/13 – 9/13

Media Director and Content Producer – MeWe Network

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2/13 – 9/13

Helping to keep privacy an important aspect of social media and creating awareness about the powerful tools offered by Sgrouples.com Content creation, curation, and strategy across social media and video channels. Video, Photo, and Graphic creation and editing.

3/11 – 7/12

Video Teacher/Media Director – The Arts Fullerton School District

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3/11 – 7/12

All the Arts is an innovative program designed to introduce elementary students to fine arts. My role was to teach students the basics of filmmaking through the ARTS LAB program. We taught a ten day cycle that covered story-boarding, script writing, camera work and editing. In those ten days students worked together to produce their own short film based off a topic they were already learning in class. I was also the program's media director and produced a number of promotional videos for the organization.

11/10 – 5/11

Video Production Intern – BON USA

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11/10 – 5/11

Pre-production, equipment prep, camera operation, production assistant

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Education

Class of '10

Chapman University

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)/Film Production

Skills

  • Camera
  • Camera Operating
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Outreach
  • Content Strategy
  • Digital Media
  • Documentaries
  • DSLR
  • Film Production
  • HD Video
  • HDSLR
  • Lighting
  • Lightroom
  • Multimedia
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • REDCINE-X
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Video