Michael A., a Camera, Grip, Electric, Set P.A., based in Charleston, has 4 Grip credits and 9 Camera Operator credits, and has been a member since 2014.


8/12 – Current

Grip (Electrician, Camera. ) – Technical Event Company

8/12 – Current

-Rigging lighting, audio, & video equipment -Running Electrical Power -Camera Op when needed on specific jobs -Loading, unloading, & driving 16-24ft Diesel/Gas box trucks -Pulling gear & checking gear back in from warehouse -Repairing lighting, audio, or video equipment -Charleston Fashion Week -Charleston International Film Festival -Spoleto Arts Festival -Weddings -Cooperate

5/16 – 5/16

Camera Operator (Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera ) Dance Moves Studio of Charleston - Dance Routines

Live Event — Hydra Hound Multimedia Details
5/16 – 5/16

Camera Operator capturing 2 routines performed by Dance Moves Studio at a Charleston Riverdogs game

5/16 – 5/16

Camera Operator (Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera ) Charleston's Trading Eights - Artists - in - residence performance

Live Event — Hydra Hound Multimedia Details
5/16 – 5/16

Camera operator filming the live performance of Charleston's artists - in - residence.

4/16 – 4/16

Grip (Electric) DIG South Seminars

Live Event — Technical Event Company
4/16 – 4/16
4/16 – 4/16

Camera Operator (Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera) Charleston Southern Coterie Southern C Summit

Live Event — Technical Event Company Details
4/16 – 4/16

Setup of camera capturing live video feed of seminars on stage & into nearby theater.

3/16 – 3/16

Camera Operator (Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera) Knife Fight

ESQUIRE — Live / Special Event (TV) — Technical Event Company Details
3/16 – 3/16

Setup of TV's & Live video feed. Overheard stationary GoPros. Camera Operator shooting handheld of knife fight cook off competition.

3/14 – 3/16

Camera Operator (Grip, Electrician ) Baker Motor Company - Charleston Fashion Week

Live Event — Technical Event Company Details
3/14 – 3/16

Worked as a Grip/Electric before the event setting up all the lighting, audio, & video to produce the show. As well as camera operator running one of the runway cameras during the event.

2/16 – 2/16

Camera Operator (Sony FS700) Blackbaud Live Feed Seminar (Austing, TX to Charleston, SC)

Corporate — Technical Event Company Details
2/16 – 2/16

Setup of project, projection screen, front of house, & stage lighting for Blaclbaud. Camera Operator during event sending live feed to multiple locations around the globe.


  • Mismatched: A Fashion Story

  • Palmetto Endurance Sports


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Class of '15

Trident Technical College

Associates in Applied Science (Film Production)

My Gear

  • 1-13in Macbook Pro
  • 1-Blackmagic Video Assist
  • 1-GoPro Hero2 Camera
  • 1-Ikelite Underwater/Surf Housing (For Pocket Cinema Camera)
  • 1-iPad Mini2 Retina Display
  • 1-Panasonic 8mm F/3.5 Wide Angle MFT
  • 1-Pocket Cinema Camera (Super16 Digital Film HD Sensor)
  • 1-Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Wide MFT
  • 1-Rokinon 85mm T1.5 Full Frame Cine MFT
  • Blackmagic Design Products
  • Film Changing Tent & Bag
  • Glidecam XR-4000 Camera Stabilizier
  • Manfrotto Fluid Head Tripod
  • Røde Mic - Video Micro Shotgun Mic
  • Shure - SM85 Mic


  • Employed with Technical Event Company


  • 10 years experience driving 12-15ft Parcel Vans
  • 10 years experience driving 16-26ft Diesel/Gas Box Trucks
  • 2 years -full time employment of lighting-sound-video production
  • 3 Day workshop working with the RED ONE Camera
  • Basic knowledge of Final Cut Pro & Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Experienced in driving plus operating 24 & 31ft motorhome
  • Experienced in long road trips driving up to 10hrs straight
  • Familiar loading 16 & 35mm film in coaxial & displacement mags
  • Have a solid background in Woodwork - Metalwork - Mechanics
  • Have worked in the Camera-Grip-Electrical departments
  • In great physical shape & stamina
  • Proficient working as part of a group/crew & alone when needed
  • Trained on J.L. Fisher 10 Dolly & Doorway Dolly