Summary

Award-winning Filmmaker and Video Content Professional with comprehensive experience in both the Studio and Agency environments, including field production, client relations, media management, and post-production workflows.

Credits

5/19 – 5/19

Assistant Camera (Sony PXW-FS7) Dead of Winter (Season 2)

Investigation Discovery — Reality/Doc (TV) — Red Marble Media Details
5/19 – 5/19

Build / Inspect Camera Packages, including repair, sensor cleaning, APR/Black Balance calibration, LUT profiles, and Media Names. 2nd Shooter for Interviews. Camera Reports / Media Logs. Equipment Inventory + Damage Logs.

4/19 – 4/19

Production Assistant Live Rescue (Season 1)

A&E — Reality/Doc (TV) — Big Fish Entertainment Details
4/19 – 4/19

Drove Crew Vehicle to Rescue Scenes, Packed / Unpacked Equipment for Shoot, Assisted with Releases / Waivers, Meal Runs / Crafty, HIPPA Certification.

4/19 – 4/19

Camera Operator (Sony PMW-320K) 2019 Kellogg's Celebrity Crunch Classic / AT&T NABC Guardians of the Game Awards Show

Live Event — Remote Digital Media Details
4/19 – 4/19

ENG Camera Operator for B-roll shoot of Kellogg's 2019 Celebrity Crunch Classic. Also Editor of B-roll Package. Camera Operator / Editor for Backstage Interviews / Social Media Posts during the AT&T NABC Guardians of the Game Awards Show.

9/18 – 3/19

Director of Photography (BlackMagic Ursa Mini) Motorway Macabre

Film (Short) — Christian Calabrese: VIDEO • PHOTO • USEFUL Details
9/18 – 3/19

Directing Photography, Lighting, and Plates, mixing Stop Motion Miniature Photography with Live Action Elements, Scale Puppets, and Background Plates to deliver seamlessly-composited footage. Live Action Elements shot in-studio with Chroma Screens on a BlackMagic Ursa Mini. Scale Model Elements Shot Via Sony ILCE-7m3 and ILCE-7SII depending on lighting conditions. All lighting was shot in controlled environments.

1/19 – 1/19

Director of Photography (Sony FS7) The 60-Second Sophisticate (Season 1)

Web — Reality/Doc (TV) — Christian Calabrese: VIDEO • PHOTO • USEFUL Details
1/19 – 1/19

Directed Photography and Lighting on a 3-camera Timecode synched Studio Shoot. Duties also included directing Camera Operators, Managing Media, and Calibrating Color Sync across all 3 cameras.

1/19 – 1/19

Motion Graphics Aldevron Job Fair Trade Show

Corporate Details
1/19 – 1/19

Designed Full 5-minute Motion Graphics Video to use as a Trade Show Recruitment Tool at the February Job Fair, run by Aldevron. Also unified brand/graphics across their line of videos to deliver a consistent visual iconography across all platforms.

1/19 – 1/19

Videographer Gilead Media Documentary

Film (Theatrical) Details
1/19 – 1/19

Half Day Steadicam Shoot + Interview Conducting for Gillead Media Documentary, directed by Michael Dimmitt.

12/18 – 12/18

Assistant Camera (Canon C300) Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations (Season 10)

Travel — Reality/Doc (TV) — Tremendous! Entertainment Details
12/18 – 12/18

AC / Media Manager for Studio Shoots & Wraps

Media

  • 2017 Commercial Video Reel

  • 2015-16 Commercial Video Reel

Recos

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Education

Class of '14

Minnesota State University Moorhead

B.A. Degree in Film Production, Minor in Theatre Arts

My Gear

  • Sony A7s
  • GoPro
  • Zoom Audio Recorder
  • Audio Technica Shotgun Mic
  • Canon Rebel
  • Teleprompter
  • iPhone 7
  • 36" slider
  • Atomos Ninja Blade
  • Atomos Ninja Flame
  • Sony A73
  • iPad Air 2
  • 2017 Macbook Pro 15"
  • 27" Late 2012 iMac (Fully Loaded)
  • 36" Camera Slider
  • Audio Technica ATW-1701 Transmitter and Reciever
  • iPhone X 256GB
  • Manfrotto 702 Tripod
  • Wired LED Light Packs
  • Wireless LED Light Packs (Mini)
  • Sigma ART 24-104 F/4.0 Lens
  • Audio Technica Studio Condenser Mic with Shock Mount and Reticul

Affiliations

  • creative circle
  • Tremendous entertainment
  • Absolute Marketing Group
  • Marketscale
  • Storytech
  • W2 Films

Skills

  • AVID Media Composer
  • Copywriting
  • Cinematography
  • Videography
  • Sound Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Communications
  • Sound mixing
  • post production manager
  • Production Assistance
  • Motion Graphics (After Effects)
  • IT Repair
  • Radio VoiceOver
  • Video Editing (Premiere Pro and Final Cut 7)