Summary

I am a cinematographer currently based in Los Angeles, CA. I frequently travel for jobs with a specialty in digital cinematography. I believe that it's not the camera that makes a film great, but the people behind it.

Credits

7/17 – 7/17

Director of Photography (Panasonic GH4) Burn

Leila Milki — Music Video — Tayo Amos Details
7/17 – 7/17

A music video with heavy use of color contrast to distinguish between performance and narrative.

5/17 – 6/17

Director of Photography (Red Epic) Noise and Color

Film (Theatrical) — Cinestone Details
5/17 – 6/17

A dramatic film set in a post-apocalyptic world. Heavy influence of realism, Simon Stahlenhag, and the photography style of Jeff Vinditti.

4/17 – 4/17

Director of Photography (Canon C100) – Inklo (N/A)

Commercial/Ad — Tayo Amos Details
4/17 – 4/17

A narrative style commercial that switches between a natural/realistic world and a theatrical story-driven world.

3/17 – 3/17

Director of Photography (Canon C300) Falling out of Love

Film (Short) — BuzzFeed Details
3/17 – 3/17

A dramatic narrative about a relationship falling apart. Use of color to resemble the dying fire in the characters' relationship.

12/16 – 12/16

Director of Photography (Panasonic GH4) Sex & Candy

Film (Short) — Paradise Road Productions Details
12/16 – 12/16

Intimate drama film with heavy emphasis on eye lines, coverage, and blocking.

11/16 – 11/16

Director of Photography (Sony FS7) Jesus Bro

Film (Theatrical) — Walk Away Entertainment Details
11/16 – 11/16

Comedy film spoofing storytelling cliches in christian narrative films in the vain of South Park and the heart of Book of Mormon.

6/16 – 7/16

Director of Photography (Arri Alexa) The Watchman's Canoe

Film (Theatrical) — Light Dancing Productions Details
6/16 – 7/16

A blocking, one-shot heavy film about a little girl facing adversity on her local reservation.

4/16 – 4/16

Director of Photography (Panasonic GH4) In the Underside

Film (Short) — Two Headed Films Details
4/16 – 4/16

A dialogue heavy film about a woman struggling to wake up from a come while her family continues with their lives.

Media

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Education

Class of '14

Columbia College Chicago

BA Film Production - Cinematography
Class of '12

Scottsdale Community College

Film Production
Class of '10

Mesa Community College

Improv Comedy

My Gear

  • Helios 44-2 Lens
  • Jupiter 9 Lens
  • MIR-24M Lens
  • Nikkor Cinema Lenses

Affiliations

  • Friday Night Live
  • Scripts on Strike
  • Women in Film Chicago

Skills

  • Camera operating
  • Integrity
  • Leadership