With a background in digital Special Effects, I have made it my life's work to take photo and visual science to the next level through art and cinematography. After designing and compositing the visual effects for the long-running zombie/science-fiction web series "Dead Reckoning", and working for several years as a film intern, I struck out on my own as a freelance Camera Operator and Cinematographer. My work has won numerous awards at a variety of well-known film festivals, including the Buffalo 48-Hr Fi


3/19 – 3/20

Cinematographer These Streets Don't Love You Like I Do (Pilot)

None — TV — Sunmoonrising Films Details
3/19 – 3/20

Shot Blocking Light Dept. Supervision Camera Operation Video Data Archiving

10/18 – 10/18

Visual Effects Artist Faces in the Fog

Film (Short) Details
10/18 – 10/18

Designed and animated rolling fog, no use of stock footage. Rotoscoping in After Effects, compositing in After Effects.

10/18 – 10/18

Director Faces in the Fog

Vimeo — Film (Short) Details
10/18 – 10/18

Create, script, film, and edit a complete 5-minute film in exactly 72 hours. Personal responsibilities included Camera operation, cast and crew oversight and coordination, editing, grading, and VFX compositing.

8/18 – 8/18

Cinematographer 11th Commandment

Vimeo — Film (Short) Details
8/18 – 8/18

Convert script to shot blocks, manage lighting, operate lead camera, operate peripheral equipment, maintain equipment, collect footage on a single device, organize footage for editing.

7/14 – 7/15

Visual Effects Artist NERF - HVZ Dead Reckoning (Season 1)

YouTube — Digital — Vista Video Productions Details
7/14 – 7/15

Create, track, composite, and render visual effects. This included animated blood, energy weapon projectiles, physics-based simulations, pyrotechnics, zombie skin and eye replacement, grade matching, and simulated slow-motion.


  • The Stigma

  • StarFall - Concept Trailer


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Ricky Panipinto
Production Assistant
His knowledge of camera technology and editorial programs was impeccable. He showed a willingness to get the job done, no matter what. Was innovative, prompt and insightful about what was conceivably possible in terms of budget and artistically satis ...MORE...


Class of '16


Internship - Commercial Videographer

My Gear

  • Steadicam
  • Panasonic Lumix G7
  • Kinefinity Terra 4K


  • Final Cut Pro
  • Video Editing
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Cinematography
  • Camera Operation
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Facebook
  • Houdini