Summary

MFA Film Director, First AD, Editor, Writer, Videographer, Key Grip, Gaffer, First AC.

Credits

4/17 – Current

Camera Operator (Panasonic P2) A Cut Above Various Events

Live Event — A Cut Above Details
4/17 – Current

I am a camera operator and editor for this live event company. We work around the country at plays, dance competitions, weddings, school dances, graduations, music shows, and various such events.

5/17 – 5/17

First Assistant Camera – Road to California

Commercial/Ad — West Coast Productions Details
5/17 – 5/17

I was the first AC, managed the camera, and on the two gorilla days I was also the Key Grip in the mojave desert. Great little commercial, DP loved to shoot wide open with BPM, which was a challenge I loved and appreciated. I am inspired by commercials with such a great story to them.

4/17 – 5/17

First Assistant Camera Reach

Delhia De France — Music Video — Annie Klein Details
4/17 – 5/17

Worked as both First and Second Assistant Camera for this great, artistic music video. Beautiful music, and great camera composition and lighting by our DP, Michael Merriman.

2/17 – 3/17

Key Grip Thistle and Thorns

Film (Short) — Animi Design Details
2/17 – 3/17

I was the key grip in charge of rigging for this very ambitious and artistic short film. We did a 9 minute oner through a built obstacle course of a set, and I worked very closely with the DP, Gaffer, and steadicam operator to get this setup and execute it well and safely. Also got to work with airstars for the first time! Which are exquisite.

2/17 – 3/17

Director (Writing, Casting) The Last Bookstore Day in the Life Series 1

YOUTUBE — Internet — OhMore Engeng Details
2/17 – 3/17

In charge of writing, directing, and casting a short online doc about a local bookstore.

12/16 – 2/17

Production Assistant (Head of the Unit) Magic Camp

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures — Film (Theatrical) — Disney Details
12/16 – 2/17

In charge of the Unit team, who oversee the distribution and implementation of logistical aspects on set, including, but not limited to: Pop-up tents, electric heaters, propane heaters, carpeting, flooring, changing tents, work lights, coordinating and keeping inventory of slop truck, assisting in rental pick-ups and drop-offs.

10/16 – 11/16

Camera Operator (A7sii) Festival Season

Reality/Doc (TV) Details
10/16 – 11/16

I worked as a camera operator with my A7sii camera package at a festival shooting 4k video for a client.

10/16 – 11/16

Gaffer Pussy Willow

Film (Short)
10/16 – 11/16

Media

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Education

Class of '16

Chapman University

MFA in Film Production with an Emphasis in Directing.
Class of '12

Ohio University

BS in Video Production with an Emphasis in Editing and Directing

My Gear

  • 15mm rails.
  • A7sii
  • Avid
  • Came-TV Steadicam
  • Camera Team Kit
  • Canon Zoom lens 18-200
  • Canon Zoom Lens 180-300
  • Editing Bay with two monitor setup and FCPX
  • First AD Kit
  • Follow Focus for A7sii
  • Gaffer Kit
  • Gel Kit
  • Key Grip Kit
  • Matte Box and Cage for A7sii
  • Motion
  • Premiere
  • Reflectors
  • Shiny Board
  • Sony 50mm lens
  • Tripod

Affiliations

  • Chapman Society of Cinematographers
  • Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Alumni

Skills

  • All Office Programs
  • ASL
  • AVID
  • Camera
  • Can drive up to an 18ft truck
  • Car Mount
  • Celtx
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Draft
  • First AD
  • G/E Equipment
  • InDesign
  • Motion
  • Movi
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere