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

2/15 – Current

Preditor – Insight for Living

Details
2/15 – Current

Implemented a world-class soundstage as part of new HQ construction; Manage all equipment for shoots; Prelight for all shoots; Work with internal clients to meet their needs while raising standards; Edit web video clips by the dozens, often on tight deadlines. Shot and edited a 3-minute brand video in Mexico for the Spanish arm of the organization, using "pedestrian" equipment for nondescript / low-profile shooting. (Man-on-the-Street interviews; documentary and verite coverage of VIP around conference.)

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.

7/16 – 7/16

Camera Operator (RED Weapon) – Invitation Homes (Commerce House)

Commercial/Ad — Pixelworkers Details
7/16 – 7/16

Set up and operate the RED Weapon camera. Manage camera settings, power, maintain required framing and accurate focus.

5/16 – 5/16

Director of Photography (A7s / Assassin) The Choice - Film (Short) (2016)

Film (Short) — Road Not Taken Productions Details
5/16 – 5/16

Lit Day and Night Interiors with Arri Tungsten, LED fresnels, my Source Fours, and small LEDs. Collaborated with Director to squeeze the whole film into a three day shoot while maximizing the locations on camera. Operated the majority of shots (exception: aerials). Shot 4K ProRes.

5/16 – 5/16

Assistant Camera (RED Weapon) – EECU (Commerce House)

Commercial/Ad — Pixelworkers Details
5/16 – 5/16

Mobile camera department on golf cart. Highlight reel of 5K run and its associated events. Keep gear organized, safe, and ready while constantly on the move.

4/16 – 4/16

Grip – Dairy Max (Balcom Agency)

Commercial/Ad Details
4/16 – 4/16

Lit the white cyc to shoot with a Dallas Cowboy.

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

  • Arri 300 Fresnel
  • Arri 650 Fresnel
  • Canon 24-105 L
  • Canon 6D
  • Canon EF 50mm 1.8 Lens
  • Canon T3i
  • Desisti 1K Fresnel
  • Fully Stocked AC Kit
  • Handgrips
  • Leatherman Sidekick
  • MacBook Pro Mobile Editing Workstation (SSD + HDD)
  • Manfrotto 502 Fluid Head
  • Rode VideoMic Pro
  • Rokinon Cine Lens Set
  • Ronin-M
  • 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