Summary

Hello! My name is Brandon Clayton. I graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2006 with a 4.0 in the field of Cinema and Photography. I moved to Los Angeles in 2007 and have been working in Reality ever since.

Credits

9/12 – 11/19

Operations Manager

Staff Position — Lighthearted Entertainment Details
9/12 – 11/19

- Managed the production of several broadcast television programs - Served as liaison between Production and the parent office to ensure department needs were met - Assisted Line Producers and the SVP of Production with budget building and day to day scheduling - Assisted with all facets of preproduction including building gear lists, show expense projections, insurance submissions, and scheduling - Created and maintained all production calendars - Worked closely with all departments to ensure network deliverables were successfully acquired and submitted. - Assisted with the travel of crew and executives to filming locations - Traveled abroad to ensure company assets were protected and returned safely to the home office - Meticulously generated Carnets, dangerous and commercial good forms, and general line item inventories - Responsible for the preparation of space for all incoming production hires - In charge of all office space design, furniture purchasing/placement, and phone/data patchwork - Anticipated and resolved technical and logistical conflicts across 5 different departments - Responsible for the movement of assets valued at 2M for both domestic and international shipments - Trusted with the receiving, filing, and storing of sensitive creative and legal documents - Created and maintained a vast inventory of off-site production items and legal contracts. - Implemented fun and social interactions too build teamwork and improve morale - Created, managed, and maintained an on-site inventory of over 2,000 pieces of production equipment - Generated spending reports and return on investments, yielded by the purchasing and rentals of production equipment - Performed repairs to in-house camera, lighting, and computer equipment - Directed the equipment set up for in-house and on-location interviews for the Casting and Development departments - Responsible for the research, testing, and purchasing of new equipment.

7/17 – 9/17

Production Supervisor Are You The One? 99 Problems..

MTV — TV — Travel Light Entertainment Details
7/17 – 9/17

- Managed the production of several broadcast television programs - Assisted Line Producers and the SVP of Production with budget building and day to day scheduling - Assisted with all facets of preproduction including building gear lists, show expense projections, insurance submissions, and scheduling - Created and maintained all production calendars - Worked closely with all departments to ensure network deliverables were successfully acquired and submitted. - Assisted with the travel of crew and executives to filming locations - Traveled abroad to ensure company assets were protected and returned safely to the home office - Meticulously generated Carnets, dangerous and commercial good forms, and general line item inventories

3/17 – 5/17

Production Supervisor Are You the One? Wait, What?

MTV — TV — Travel Light Entertainment Details
3/17 – 5/17

- Managed the production of several broadcast television programs - Served as liaison between Production and the parent office to ensure department needs were met in a timely manner - Assisted Line Producers and the SVP of Production with budget building and day to day scheduling - Assisted with all facets of preproduction including building gear lists, show expense projections, insurance submissions, and scheduling - Created and maintained all production calendars - Worked closely with all departments to ensure network deliverables were successfully acquired and submitted. - Assisted with the travel of crew and executives to filming locations - Traveled abroad to ensure company assets were protected and returned safely to the home office - Meticulously generated Carnets, dangerous and commercial good forms, and general line item inventories

1/14 – 9/16

Production Coordinator Dating Naked

VH1 — TV — FIRELIGHT ENTERTAINMENT Details
1/14 – 9/16

- Served as liaison between Production and the parent office to ensure department needs were met in a timely manner - Assisted Line Producers and the SVP of Production with budget building and day to day scheduling - Assisted with all facets of preproduction including building gear lists, show expense projections, insurance submissions, and scheduling - Created and maintained all production calendars - Worked closely with all departments to ensure network deliverables were successfully acquired and submitted. - Assisted with the travel of crew and executives to filming locations - Traveled abroad to ensure company assets were protected and returned safely to the home office - Meticulously generated Carnets, dangerous and commercial good forms, and general line item inventories

9/12 – 7/13

Production Coordinator Lone Star Legend (Season 1)

Animal Planet — TV — Lighthearted Entertainment
9/12 – 7/13
6/13 – 6/13

Director of Photography (DP) (Canon 5D) Crystal Lake Memories

Film (Feature-length)
6/13 – 6/13
10/12 – 12/12

Production Coordinator (Camera Operator) Plastic Wives (Pilot)

TLC — TV — Lighthearted Entertainment
10/12 – 12/12
6/12 – 6/12

Field Producer (Camera Operator) Muay Thai Extreme

Live/Special Event — Medina Films Details
6/12 – 6/12

Camera Operator/ Live Coordinating

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Education

Class of '06

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Bachelor's Degree

Skills

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Video Shooting
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • File Maker Pro
  • Equipment Setup
  • Camera Repair
  • Office 365
  • Mac Systems
  • Inventory Software
  • Production Gear (use and care)
  • Frame Composition and Lighting
  • Purchase Order Systems
  • Legal and Sensitive Document Filing
  • Scheduling and Calendar Building