Summary

Specializing in audio recording & grip/pa work but can do about anything. Jutst looking to work on a variety of cool projects to gain some experience. I'm laid back about how hard I work. Also; I love The X-Files. Website: davemcdermand.com

Credits

12/16 – Current

Camera Operator (GH4, Canon C100 with Steadicam) Day For Night - Houston

Live Event — The Houston Free Press Details
12/16 – Current

I was on the leading video team for the premiere of the critically acclaimed music festival, Day for Night. I was on the documentary team as well as the concert promotional and recap footage team.

6/16 – Current

Camera Operator (Gh4, Canon c100) Free Press Summer Fest

Live Event — The Houston Free Press Details
6/16 – Current

I'm apart of the video team for the Houston Free Press Summer Fest, which is a renowned and acclaimed festival that takes place in Houston. I am responsible for capturing promotional footage and documenting the festival's events.

4/16 – Current

Director of Photography (Canon C100, 5d Miii, Gh4) Bun B, the Trill OG, Explains Politics

Internet — VICE Media Details
4/16 – Current

I designed the lighting set up, operated cameras, and helped to produce the upcoming web series for VICE Media in a studio environment.

1/16 – Current

Sound Mixer Courtside Jones (Season 3)

FOXSPORTS — Reality/Doc (TV) — Hartbeat Productions Details
1/16 – Current

I've worked on the television show, Courtside Jones as the audio mixer / sound recordist for a few episodes in their 3rd season and I am on call for when the production is in the region and needs audio recordings.

3/13 – Current

Videographer Various Corporate Projects

Corporate — Man With A Cam Details
3/13 – Current

Videographer on various projects from the video company, Man with a Cam

7/15 – 7/15

Director of Photography (Panasonic GH4) Pit Stop

Film (Short) — Green Eyed Theater Details
7/15 – 7/15

Director of Photography and basically a production coordinator for a start up video production company's first short film.

2/15 – 2/15

Production Assistant – Ghengis Grill (Devil + Details)

Commercial/Ad — Devil + Details Details
2/15 – 2/15

I was basically a swing-man on set who made food runs, worked with the grip team and camera dept, unloaded the grip truck, looked after the talent, and was an available hand for anyone that needed it.

10/14 – 1/15

Sound Supervisor (And grip) Gnawbone

Film (Theatrical) Details
10/14 – 1/15

I'm doing the sound recording, mixing, and design for the feature low budget film, Gnawbone as well as doing grip work on set.

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Education

Class of '12

Ball State University

BA in Video Production and Creative Writing

My Gear

  • 27inch iMac with 16gbs of ram
  • 3.4ghz i7 quadcore
  • Audio technica 4053b
  • canon 5d mark ii
  • gopro hero 3 black
  • metabones speedbooster
  • Panasonic gh4
  • rode ntg3
  • sennheiser G3 wireless system
  • zaxcom maxx
  • zoom h6

Skills

  • Adobe
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Audio
  • Audio Post Production
  • Camera
  • Camera Operating
  • Camera Operation
  • Canon DSLR
  • Cinematography
  • Color Grading
  • Commercials
  • Creative Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Documentaries
  • Editing
  • Feature Films
  • Field Audio
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Logic Pro
  • Mac
  • Movies
  • Music Videos
  • Photoshop
  • PowerPoint
  • Premiere
  • Producing
  • Script Writing
  • Short Films
  • Sound Design
  • Speed Grade
  • Team Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Video
  • Video Production
  • Videography
  • Voice Acting
  • Voice Over