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Summary

Strong work ethic. Dedicated. Stick-to-itiveness. These are some of the things I hear most from producers. Find out why - book me on your next shoot. http://landonbrands.com

Credits

3/17 – 3/17

Gaffer Blah Zey Blah

Kwanza Jones — Music Video — Innovation Entertainment Details
3/17 – 3/17

Lit several stages at once, working out of a 5-ton truck while managing three G+E crew members under a multitasking Director/DP. Units included: M18s, Arrisun 12s, a Mole 2K, Source Fours, my Dracast LEDs, a plethora of tungsten fresnels, and Kino 4' 4-banks. Lit warehouse dance numbers, a Mad Men-inspired office scene, club scenes (including a concert-style moving light gag), restaurant scenes, and a hair salon scene on a three-day shoot.

3/17 – 3/17

Gaffer The Educator

Film (Short) Details
3/17 – 3/17

Gaffer on SAG short for 2 days, lighting day interiors with Kino 2' 4-bank, my Mole Nooklights, one of my Source Fours, and bounces.

2/17 – 2/17

Gaffer Eclipse

Film (Short) — Cinema Viking Productions Details
2/17 – 2/17

Lit day exteriors and interiors with the Mole Senior LED, a 1-ton package, and a variety of smaller LED units. The project is an ambitious short film with practical and digital effects.

1/17 – 2/17

Producer Life's Big Search (working title)

Jubilee Project — Internet — Jubilee Project Details
1/17 – 2/17

Casting, concept development, crew, logistics. 5-episode series for YouTube channel with 320K subscribers.

1/17 – 1/17

Camera Operator (5D Mark III, Sony FS7) The Porch - 2017 Bumpers

Corporate Details
1/17 – 1/17

Commercial-style shots with talent around Fort Worth and in studio for a megachurch in Texas. The resulting videos play before a large weekly event.

10/16 – 10/16

Gaffer Far From The Tree

Film (Short) — WOW Films Details
10/16 – 10/16

Lit all scenes for DP Oren Soffer; it was a great experience both ways. Managed $25,000 worth of lighting equipment with no losses or damages. Worked with NYC-based Production to source equipment in Texas, including my Source Fours and LEDs. Lit Day Interiors with Mole Tener LEDs, Litepanels Astras, and Dracast LEDs, various flags/rags. Lit Night Interiors with Litepanels Astras, Dracast LEDs, and Source Fours. Set up courtesies for Day Exteriors in very high winds. Macgyver'd as needed to make everything happen safely and quickly!

4/15 – 9/16

Director Duel Vision

Film (Short) — Land On Moon Productions Details
4/15 – 9/16

Screenplay; casting; storyboard; blocking (including multiple stunts with Martial Arts Choreographer); on-set directing; VFX styleframes; post supervision of picture edit, original music, heavy VFX, and sound design. "Duel Vision" will be in film festivals starting in 2017.

7/16 – 7/16

Assistant Camera (A7s Mark II) Bully

Film (Theatrical) Details
7/16 – 7/16

Built Ronin, built camera; Zeiss ZF lens changes/cleaning/power management; Redrock remote focus, cable management, etc. Helped light as needed. Small crew meant many hats.

Media

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Education

Class of '14

Bethany Lutheran College

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Media Arts
Class of '11

Rochester Community and Technical College

PSEO (Dual Enrollment courses)

My Gear

  • (2) Dracast 500 Silver Series Pro LED
  • (2) Source Fours
  • (3) Mole Nooklight
  • Baby 407 1K Fresnel
  • Fully Stocked AC Kit
  • MacBook Pro Mobile Editing Workstation (SSD + HDD)
  • Manfrotto 502 Fluid Head
  • Rode VideoMic Pro
  • Rokinon Cine Lens Set
  • Slik AMT Tripod Legs
  • Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens
  • Sony FS100
  • Zacuto Half-Cage
  • Zacuto Tornado Handle
  • Zacuto Z-Drive
  • Zoom H4n

Affiliations

  • PromaxBDA - 1 of 10 Scholars chosen nationally (2014)

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Branding & Identity
  • Broadcast
  • Celtx
  • Cinema 4D
  • Cinematography
  • Client Relations Skills
  • Commercials
  • Communication
  • Concept Development
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Cinema
  • Digital Media
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Graphic Design
  • Idea Generation
  • Interpersonal Skill
  • Leadership
  • Live Action Direction
  • Mac OS
  • Microsoft Office
  • Motion Graphics
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Pitching Ideas
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Social Media
  • Stage Lighting
  • Stop Motion
  • Studio Lighting
  • Television
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography
  • Windows