Summary

As a software engineer at Apple, Red Camera, and now Atomos... I've spent years building the tools used to create the Lord of the Rings, King Kong, Harry Potter, The Hobbit, The Martian, and many other popular movies. Now I'm behind the camera.

Credits

7/17 – 2/18

Cinematographer (camera and sound) – City of Pasadena

Commercial/Ad Details
7/17 – 2/18

Setting up and shooting interviews and ancillary footage for Pasadena Stories, a series of promotional videos for the city of Pasadena.

8/15 – 10/16

Cinematographer Jon Stevens - Starlight

Reality/Doc (TV) — Dave Stewart Entertainment Details
8/15 – 10/16

Principal cinematography on a music-oriented documentary, filmed in studios and live venues in Los Angeles and Nashville.

4/16 – 4/16

Camera Operator Dominoes

Ellise — Music Video Details
4/16 – 4/16

Camera operation on a pop-music video shoot.

6/15 – 6/15

Cinematographer In the Still of the Night

Film (Short) — Seduced & Abandoned Details
6/15 – 6/15

All photography on a romantic short film.

5/15 – 5/15

Cinematographer Play Me

Aharon Curtis — Music Video — Ambitious Productions Details
5/15 – 5/15

Direction, cinematography, audio recording and mixing on a live-performance video for Guitar Center.

5/15 – 5/15

Cinematographer Winter Hymns

Aharon Curtis — Music Video — Ambitious Productions Details
5/15 – 5/15

Direction, cinematography, music recording and mixing on a performance video for Guitar Center.

Media

  • Gavin Stokes DP reel 1

  • Underwater: Australian diving, off the Spoilsport

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Education

Class of '17

Howard Fine Acting Studio

Class of '16

Brian Reise Acting Studio

Class of '90

Northwestern University

BS, journalism

My Gear

  • Steadicam
  • Wireless Lav
  • boom
  • Dolly
  • Blackmagic Production Camera
  • Rode NTG3 shotgun mic
  • Mackie 1202 VLz Pro Mixer
  • AKG studio mics (2)
  • Rode digital wireless lavs (2)
  • Sony PCM-D50 field recorder
  • Sony RX100 m4
  • underwater housing for RX100
  • Zoom F4 pro recorder

Affiliations

  • Digital Cinema Society

Skills

  • Editing
  • Audio Editing
  • Camera Operation
  • Acting
  • compositing
  • Audio recording
  • Private Pilot
  • SCUBA (PADI Divemaster)