Summary

Evan Kidd, is an award winning filmmaker and founder of RockSet Productions. Directed his first feature film at age 22. Can do attitude. From a young age he turned his love of film into a career. Website: http://rocksetproductions.com

Credits

4/16 – 4/16

Director of Photography (Canon 5D) Seeking Resolutions

Film (Short) — Chris Blevins Productions Details
4/16 – 4/16

Helped light scenes as well as design all shots that went into production. Key collaboration and hard work ethic with the director on a daily basis.

6/15 – 7/15

Director ( Producer, Writer, Editor) Son of Clowns

Film (Theatrical) — RockSet Productions Details
6/15 – 7/15

Director, writer and producer on set of original independent feature film Son of Clowns. Shot in Raleigh, North Carolina. Duties included direction of film, working with lead/supporting actors, commanding crew of 10, and ensuring day to day operations imperative to production occurred. Worked closely with producers, AD, and multiple PAs.

7/14 – 1/15

Director of Photography (Canon 5D) Triangle Home TV 1

Syndication — Reality/Doc (TV) — Prochnow Media Details
7/14 – 1/15

The official Director of Photography and Editor for the hit Raleigh/Durham based home program Triangle Home TV. Responsibilities include operation of camera, coordinating shots with second videographers, taking direction and translating into a compelling image. Also co-editing work, logging, and day to day post-production of episodes for broadcast.

12/14 – 12/14

Production Assistant Bar Rescue: Back To The Bar 1

SPIKE — Reality/Doc (TV) — 3 Ball Entertainment Details
12/14 – 12/14

Helped gather and setup grip gear, labeled releases, gathered signatures and photos of bar patrons for appearance releases, assisted with set up and break down of gear, took release photos to DropBox ***HIRED THROUGH STAFF ME UP*** (Garner/Hope Mills, NC)

9/14 – 9/14

Production Assistant (Grip) British Boot Camp Season 2

SKY — Reality/Doc (TV) — TNA Entertainment, LLC Details
9/14 – 9/14

Loading and unloading equipment, grip work (setting up lights, tarp backdrop), running slate.

7/14 – 7/14

Production Assistant Shark Tank 6

ABC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Mark Burnett Productions Details
7/14 – 7/14

Worked as a lead Production Assistant on the set of Shark Tank. A nationally televised hit program on the ABC network. Worked with other PAs to ensure tasks were done efficiently. Communicated with producers on how to instruct talent, organize auditions, help run the event, and file production paperwork.

1/14 – 4/14

Director (Writer, Editor, Producer, Casting Director) Displacement Welcomed

Film (Short) — RockSet Productions Details
1/14 – 4/14

Director of short film Displacement Welcomed. Oversaw all aspects of production, set shoot schedules, developed a strong sense of communication between cast and crew to best bring the project to life. The film has been submitted to several high profile film festivals, and recently completed a successful IndieGoGo campaign.

3/14 – 3/14

Director of Photography CANES VISION – A DOCUMENTARY

Film (Short) — East Carolina University Details
3/14 – 3/14

Was the Director of Photography for all aspects of the film. Responsibilities included documenting the behind the scenes process of Canes Vision, the official in house media production company of the Carolina Hurricanes. Took visual direction from the director and operated camera to capture the desired image.

Media

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Education

Class of '14

East Carolina University

Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Cinematic Arts and Video Production

My Gear

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Audio-Technica Directional Lav
  • Canon 6D
  • Canon T3i EOS 600D DSLR
  • Go Pro Hero 3+ Black
  • Softbox Portable Lighting Kit
  • Studio Lighting
  • Zoom H1 Recorder

Affiliations

  • Chairman of SAB Films Committee
  • East Carolina University Cinema Guild
  • Graduate of Quixote PA Bootcamp

Skills

  • Camera Operating
  • Canon 5D
  • Canon C100
  • Canon C300
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Documentaries
  • Editing
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Filmmaking
  • Final Cut Studio
  • GoPros
  • Photography
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films
  • Video Editing
  • Videography