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Summary

Strong work ethic and dedication to efficient production. Wide range of abilities including Tech, Photo/Videographer, Editor and Media Management. Over 10 years of professional expertise and a Bachelor's in Media Production. Black Magic Camera Operator.

Credits

8/05 – Current

Videographer (Director, Producer, Editor, Animator, Asset Manager, Production Assistant) – Freelance/Commercial/Various (Non-Union)

Commercial/Ad — Various Details
8/05 – Current

Contracted freelancing work from a number of production companies that included clients such as Toyota, Nissan, McDonalds, Astra Zeneca, MTV, VH1, Kenmore, Craftsman and several others Communicated with executive team to edited and process raw video and animation composites into desired broadcast quality for both commercial and creative projects Edited professional websites of clients to include newly edited video content Proficient in lighting, shooting, and directing talent both on-location and in-studio Proficient in various editing software packages including FCP, AE, Premiere, and camera operation Conducted all aspects of production and post-production for start-up companies in their pre-launch phase to generate investor and user interest.

4/17 – 4/17

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) – BITE Beauty (KENDO)

Commercial/Ad — Authentic Entertainment Details
4/17 – 4/17

• Self-report in Toronto, ON • Offload 41 CFast Cards using two ShotputPro 5 equipped laptops onto three external hard drives, creating mirror masters of all captured assets from their original source during a two camera ARRI Alexa corporate and commercial shoot on location, • Contact ARRI to discuss metadata generated in-camera and gain knowledge regarding software provided by the company in order to maximize onset information, • Generate Tape Manifest with detailed notes logging captured footage and sound recording, create excel spreadsheet of metadata information to expedite post-production workflow, while keeping off-location PM and Coordinator informed of asset management progress, • Apply basic LUT for viewing purposes, operate playback for DP, Camera OP and Client, • Answer EP questions, work directly with two ACs, assist AP, Grip, PAs as necessary

3/17 – 4/17

Assistant Camera (Canon 5D; Hero 4+) Beachfront Bargain Hunt 17

HGTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Magilla Entertainment Details
3/17 – 4/17

Build rigs with teradeck tranmission capabilities for director/producer's on-location dual monitor. Drive DP and Cam OP in gear van to various locations daily, unload and build lighting equipment, sticks with slider, swap lenses, fill when needed, monitor and maintain power station, keep a daily L&D report, swap media and batteries as necessary, as well as nightly offload at DIT station and cleaning to limit sand and salt damage. Communicate needs and concerns of BBH team to the gear manager located in NYC.

6/16 – 4/17

Director (Blackmagic Cinema Camera) Cool-Lux Shift Baseplate

Internet — Internet — Cool-Lux Details
6/16 – 4/17

Dress the set for a product video highlighting an innovative accessory for easy tripod to shoulder mount flexibility for camera operators. Light, gaf and green screen product on a turntable for 360 degree beauty shot, record talent removing and operating equipment on Sony FS7, Canon C500 and Canon XF 305 cameras with the Shift Baseplate rigged out specifically for each. Stop motion and live action recordings on a white paper backdrop, post production with Adobe Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop as well as researched a music track. In addition to the full length product video, suggested and executed a social media friendly cut for use on Facebook and Instagram as a teaser for promotional purposes. NAB recut of promotional video.

3/17 – 3/17

Casting Assistant Nightwatch

A&E — Reality/Doc (TV) — 44 Blue Productions Details
3/17 – 3/17

Assist Supervising Producer and Associate Producer during the initial casting sessions of Nightwatch in Pittsburgh, PA.

1/17 – 3/17

Field Coordinator The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead 2

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Finch Productions Details
1/17 – 3/17

Field Coordinator, grip rental, field notes/log, assist AC with grip, obtain talent signature and photographs for release, double as field PA.

9/16 – 2/17

Data Management (Wrangler, PA, Grip, 2nd AC, Wrap Out) Road Hauks 1

HISTORY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Magilla Entertainment
9/16 – 2/17
12/16 – 12/16

Production Assistant (Camera Operator ) Flowrestling / Poweraid 50th Anniversity

Internet — FloSports Details
12/16 – 12/16

Assist FloSports team in loading in and setting up a nine mat streaming video service for the 50th Anniversity of Poweraid, covering a Wrestling Tournamnet over the course of a week. Run CU camera on floor for a live "big-screen" 2 camera coverage of the final matches after it was determined a camera op didn't have enough experience to get the necessary shots. Tear down and pack equipment afterward.

Media

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Education

Class of '05

Kent State University

Electronic Media Production / Psychology

My Gear

  • Blackmagic Cinema Camera
  • Creative Suite 5.5
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Lighting
  • Shoulder Mount
  • Various Production Equipment

Affiliations

  • Bushwick Community Darkroom
  • Pittsburgh Filmmakers / Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Member

Skills

  • After Effects
  • Animator
  • Authorization
  • Codecs/Compressions
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Final Cut
  • Fully capable to take a production from beginning to end
  • Grip
  • PA'ing
  • Premiere Pro
  • Producer
  • Rotoscoping
  • Transcoding
  • Videographer