Summary

I am a freelance camera operator, photographer, camera assistant, DIT, & editor. I work in San Diego/Los Angeles/Remote and have experience in a variety of roles on set, as well as in post-production. Reach out to connect! davidestrinproductions@gmail.com

Credits

6/21 – 7/21

Editor (DaVinci Resolve) Athenia's Last Voyage Documentary

Film (Feature-length) Details
6/21 – 7/21

I enjoyed collaborating on a powerful documentary film called "Athenia's Last Voyage" with some talented San Diego creatives! We are excited to work on telling a long forgotten story of heroism and survival that took place during World War II.

6/21 – 6/21

Camera Operator (Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5) San Diego Symphony Donor Concert Series

Live On The LED Screens at The Rady Shell — Live/Special Event — San Diego Symphony Details
6/21 – 6/21

I was a camera operator whose camera was shown on the giant LED Screens at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park. I captured the first row of San Diego Symphony musicians, the conductor, and the pre and post show speeches.

3/21 – 3/21

Digital Imaging Specialist Spot Canelo BROXEL

BROXEL — Advertising Details
3/21 – 3/21

As the Digital Imaging Specialist (DIT), I used DaVinci Resolve to run checksum data transfers from the Alexa Mini Cfast Cards to 2 external drives. I also created Apple ProRes 1080p proxies with the DP's LUT baked into the proxies to help the editor speed up his workflow. As a bonus, I brought my camera and provided the production crew with Behind the Scenes action photos and video clips taken during the shoot to enhance their future marketing needs.

2/21 – 2/21

Camera Operator (Sony NX5R) Camp Pendleton

YouTube — Live/Special Event Details
2/21 – 2/21

As a Freelance Camera Operator for Voice & Video, I use the Sony NX5U and NX5R Cameras to film corporate events/internal meetings.

1/21 – 2/21

Director of Photography (DP) (4K Sony a7 III) Thom McElroy and Volcom Documentary

SDSU Entrepreneurship Event — Live/Special Event Details
1/21 – 2/21

I was the Director of Photography and filmed Thom McElroy at the Volcom HQ in Costa Mesa. We covered how students can find their purpose, and I helped capture and share Thom's story.

9/20 – 9/20

Director of Photography (DP) (4K Sony a7 III Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera) Shared Differences

YouTube — Film (Short) Details
9/20 – 9/20

I was the DP and I created the shot list with the Director, and we filmed with a two camera set up to capture action and reaction shots as they unfolded. This promotional video showcased the culture, the food, and the community in San Diego Little Saigon. It was a mix of talking heads and creative b-roll documentary style footage.

1/20 – 1/20

Boom Operator The Dream (Season 1)

Atlas Brave — TV — Atlas Brave
1/20 – 1/20
11/19 – 11/19

Camera Production Assistant America's Got Talent (Season 15)

NBC — TV — Fremantle Details
11/19 – 11/19

My role was the production assistant for the camera department. I assisted three 1st AC's, and three Camera Operators. I also kept the battery charging station organized, and helped transport equipment during an outdoor shoot.

Media

  • Rabbi Berk Tribute Video

  • Kluster Kidz Promotional Video

Recos

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Education

Class of '17

San Diego State University

Television, Film, and New Media Production
Class of '17

San Diego State University

Financial Planning

My Gear

  • Macbook Pro
  • Wireless Lav
  • Sony a7 III
  • LED Light Panels
  • Canon Lenses
  • Blackmagic Cinema Camera
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • DaVinci Resolve Studio

Skills

  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Editing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Video Editing
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Camera
  • Camera Operator
  • Director of Photography
  • Lighting
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • 1st AC
  • 2nd AC
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • BTS Photographer
  • Assistant to the Camera Department