Just launched: THE NEGOTIATOR! A new tool to help you get the best rate, HERE!

Summary

I find my passion creating captivating images and content to connect the audience emotionally, to an engaging story. My vast knowledge in film, TV, documentary and international travel, provides a cultural palette of diversity and imagination.

Credits

2/16 – Current

Director of Photography Acid Empire Pilot

VICE — Reality/Doc (TV) — Raw / VICE TV Details
2/16 – Current

Director of Photography for Pilot - Light and Film all interviews, b-roll - audio recordist - Location California

3/15 – Current

Field Producer Carter's W.A.R. 1

OUTDOOR CHANNEL — Reality/Doc (TV) — Shockey Enterprises Details
3/15 – Current

Field Produce Doc Series in Africa. Co-Director, Ensure vision and storyline of series. Crewing, Equipment and location.

1/15 – Current

Director of Photography Carter's W.A.R. 1

OUTDOOR CHANNEL — Reality/Doc (TV) — Shockey Enterprises Details
1/15 – Current

Series Director of Photography filming throughout South and Eastern Africa. Create look, feel and style of tv series. Film, Create and Direct all recreates on the series. Operate Movi / Ronin camera stabilization units. Operate and fly drones. Filming includes (live action with Host, direct and film all re-creates, scenic/landscape, wildlife, Aerial Photography) - Docu-Series. Human / wildlife conflict, investigative series. Filming includes (live action with Host, direct and film all re-creates, scenic/landscape, wildlife, Aerial Photography)

7/14 – Current

Director of Photography Uncharted 2

OUTDOOR CHANNEL — Reality/Doc (TV) — Shockey Enterprises Details
7/14 – Current

Cinematographer/camera operator for season II premiere. Includes aerial cinematography. Filming in remote outdoors and locations throughout the Yukon. minimal crew (oversee audio on location recording). Working with host and on the fly situations.

10/13 – Current

Aerial Unit Director / Photographer Car Dogs

Film (Theatrical) — Car Dogs LLc Details
10/13 – Current

Direct, Film and Coordinate aerial helicopter unit.

1/11 – Current

Director Heart of a Warrior - (UFC)

Reality/Doc (TV) — CSM LLC. Details
1/11 – Current

Direct shots, talent, camera movement and documentary contributors, Create Story Line, questions, and ensure structure of film is followed. International travel in numerous countries and interviews in other languages.

1/11 – Current

Producer Heart of a Warrior - (UFC)

Reality/Doc (TV) — CSM LLC. Details
1/11 – Current

Raised $350,000K for international documentary. Technical advisor on all equipment / purchases. Negotiated talent contributors and interviewees, production schedules, travel arrangements, carnets. Oversee all budgets, international crewing, story, post production, distribution.

1/11 – Current

Director of Photography Heart of a Warrior - (UFC)

Reality/Doc (TV) — CSM LLC. Details
1/11 – Current

Cinematographer/Camera Op for international shoot. (Paris, UK, Canada, USA). Oversee vision and continuity of documentary film. Oversee camera and interview movements / lighting.

Media

Recommendations

Would you like to write a recommendation for Steve? Write a Recommendation »

Education

Langara College

Film Production

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Film / TV Production / Camera

My Gear

  • Astral LED Lite Panels
  • Canon 5D mark III
  • Canon C300
  • Canon Lenses
  • Miller Tripod
  • Red Epic
  • Sennheiser Shotgun Mic
  • Sony F3
  • Sony F5
  • Sony Wireless Field Mics

Affiliations

  • http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1108017/
  • https://www.linkedin.com/pub/steve-best/20/957/52

Skills

  • Adobe Premiere
  • ADR
  • Audio Editing
  • Audio Mixing
  • Canon 300
  • Canon 5D mark III
  • Casting
  • Cinematography
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Contractual Agreements
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Entertainment
  • Event Management
  • Feature Films
  • Field Producing
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut
  • International Field Producing
  • Multi-camera Directing
  • Music
  • Music Industry
  • Music Supervision
  • network deliverables
  • Post Production
  • Post Supervisor
  • Producing
  • Production Budgeting
  • Production Managment
  • production supervisor
  • Publicity
  • Recording
  • Red Epic
  • Sony F3
  • Sony F5
  • Television
  • VFX
  • Video Production
  • Voice Over
  • Writing