Summary

I am a freelance Videographer, Gaffer, and Key Grip. I am always willing to travel.

Credits

12/20 – 12/21

Gaffer Christmas Wish

Film (Feature-length) — Sappy Films LLC / G It's Entertainment! Details
12/20 – 12/21

Head of lighting for the feature. Worked closely with the cinematographer and art department to achieve desired and professional visuals.

11/20 – 12/20

Gaffer Snapshot of love

Hallmark — Film (Feature-length) — Sappy Films LLC / G It's Entertainment! Details
11/20 – 12/20

Head of lighting for the feature. Worked closely with the cinematographer and art department to achieve desired and professional visuals.

10/20 – 11/20

Gaffer 10 Steps to Love

Hallmark — Film (Feature-length) — G It's Entertainment! LLC Details
10/20 – 11/20

Head of lighting for the feature. Worked closely with the cinematographer and art department to achieve desired and professional visuals.

3/20 – 3/20

Camera Operator Military Makeover with Montel Williams (Season 22)

Lifetime — TV — Monkey Toes Film Details
3/20 – 3/20

I was responsible for capturing the scenes, B-roll, and interviews in a professional manner. I operated a Sony FS7 and Ronin-S. I also worked as the AC for B Team. I was responsible for maintaining and building cameras, lights, and other equipment. I was also in charge of delivering media to the DIT.

1/20 – 2/20

Best Boy Grip Christmas Inn Farmstead

Hallmark — Film (Feature-length) — G It's Entertainment Details
1/20 – 2/20

Assisted the production through lighting and rigging. Was in charge of all rental equipment and communication between rental house. Worked with the cinematographer to achieve the desired look for the film.

12/19 – 12/19

Camera Operator (Sony FS7) QUILTSS Training Vides

University — Corporate — StoriesUp Details
12/19 – 12/19

Operated the camera and adjusted lighting to achieve the clients desired look. Worked with the client and talent to portray the material for the videos in a professional and realistic manner.

11/19 – 12/19

Gaffer The Replaceables

Film (Feature-length) — The Replaceables, LLC. Details
11/19 – 12/19

I was the head chief of lighting for the entirety of production. I worked with the Cinematographer, director, and producers to achieve a desired look for the film. I was in charge of all rental equipment including a five ton grip package, and condor lifts.

9/19 – 10/19

Key Grip Game Changer

Film (Feature-length) — Rock This World Productions Details
9/19 – 10/19

I assisted the key grip and shaped light. Maintained equipment, maintained grip truck, and assisted the camera department.

Media

  • Biltmore Fitness Commercial

  • Tongues of Fire Live Stream Promo

Recos

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Jonathan Elder
Key Production Assistant
This man is a tank of a G&E boy who understands his light meter better than anyone else I've ever met. He's a gaffer that leads by example and is good at communicating with his team. The first day I met him he picked up 16 Sand bags like they were ma ...MORE...
Jonathan Alexander
Production Coordinator
John is a wonderful guy who hustles hard and brings a lot of positive energy on set. He is a formidable Key Grip and Gaffer, has a great working knowledge of cameras, and is always prepared to solve problems. Love this guy, would be happy to work wit ...MORE...
Riley Rowland
Production Assistant
John’s performance was exceptional. He possesses a strong knowledge of lighting and grip equipment and follows instructions easily. Having a dependable crew can make or break a film, with John on my team it allowed me to focus more on my duty’s i ...MORE...

Education

Class of '18

Western Carolina Unversity

Bachelors Degree

My Gear

  • Sony a7R III
  • Sony a7 III
  • light package
  • Audio package
  • DJI Ronin-S
  • Joker 200 HMI
  • Dracast
  • Sarmonic Wireless Lav X2
  • Shinobi External Monitor
  • Rokinon Prime Set F1.5
  • Sony FS7M1
  • Sony A73 x 2

Skills

  • Avid
  • Producing
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Camera Operator
  • Final Cut
  • Lighting
  • Color Grading
  • Gimbal Operator
  • Camera Knowledge
  • Rigging Grip
  • Photography Assistant
  • lighting assistant
  • Cinemetography
  • EditingDirecting
  • Adsibe Creative Suite
  • Ronin-S