Summary

Im a filmmaker from Texas. I come from a border town and have a unique perspective on the world. I am studying in Chicago and I want to work as much as I can in order to develop my career. I write, direct, edit, and shoot. I love cinematography and have had a keen eye for good shots. I use my Sony A7S Mark II with 3 Cine Lenses.

Credits

11/16 – 11/17

Cinematographer RANA

Film (Short) Details
11/16 – 11/17

Shot and lead a crew of grips, and gaffers on set.

8/16 – 8/16

Camera Operator Leal Brothers

DISCOVERY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Critical Content (Formerly Relativity Television) Details
8/16 – 8/16

Worked as a camera operator on a quick shoot in Corpus Christi, Texas. Used my A7S II to shoot a sizzle for a car show for Discovery Español. Was the only camera op/cinematographer on set. Was hired by show runner James Gutierrez.

8/16 – 8/16

Production Assistant Texas Cheer Pilot

LIFETIME — Reality/Doc (TV) — True Entertainment Details
8/16 – 8/16

Worked as a PA for a pilot shot in Laredo Texas. "Texas Cheer" was produced by True Entertainment, in partnership with Lifetime. Was hired by the show runner James Gutierrez. Helped on set, drove to pick up any necessary items for the shoot around town, and even shot some B-roll on the FS7.

5/16 – 5/16

Cinematographer Sargasso

Film (Short) Details
5/16 – 5/16

Was the director of photography for the short. Shot on the Black Magic URSA Mini.

5/16 – 5/16

Director (Cinematographer as well) Amour Partagé

Film (Short) Details
5/16 – 5/16

Wrote, Directed, shot, and edited a neo noir short inspired by the Nikkastu noirs of the 60's and french new wave film. The film is in French and Japanese. Shot on Panasonic GH4. linked here - https://filmfreeway.com/projects/818259

1/15 – 6/15

Cinematographer (Assistant Director as well) Mad Like the Devil

Film (Theatrical) Details
1/15 – 6/15

Was the lead actor, assistant director, and cinematographer on an independent feature shot in Laredo Texas. Had to set up shots, record, act, coach other actors, work with talent on scenes, etc. Shot on Canon T3i.

1/15 – 5/15

Production Assistant (Extra/Featured Actor) Journey

Film (Theatrical) — OC FILMS Details
1/15 – 5/15

Was a pa responsible for making sure everyone signed their waivers, helped on set any way I could. Also acted in the film during several parts. This film was a Union Job.

Media

  • Rana

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Education

Class of '19

Columbia College Chicago

Cinema Art + Science

My Gear

  • Dolly Wheels
  • Rokinon Cine DS Portrait 35 mm T1.5 Lens
  • Rokinon Cine DS Portrait 50 mm T1.5 Lens
  • Rokinon Cine DS Portrait 85 mm T1.5 Lens
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sony A7S Mark II
  • Tripod