Summary

My name is Mark Russell and I have been in the industry since 1997. I started at Disney working on commercials and TV Shows. Moved on to an Ad Agency in Orlando where I Directed and DP'd several commercials. Currently working as a freelance contractor.

Credits

5/22 – 5/22

Assistant Camera (AC) (Canon C300 Mark 2) The Con (Season 2)

Discovery — TV — Buckingham Television Inc Details
5/22 – 5/22

1st AC working with the DP to ensure all equipment was set up. Assisted the DP with all cam, lens and Lighting responsibilities. Responsible for connecting cameras to Zoom call and making sure cams were all in good working order.

5/22 – 5/22

Camera Operator (FS7) Greatest Escapes (Season 2)

History — TV — Revelations Productions Details
5/22 – 5/22

Camera Op/ AC. Responsible for the set-up of camera and lights, worked with the talent to prep them for interview. Interview managed remotely thru Zoom by the producers and DP.

8/21 – 12/21

Camera Operator (FS7) Beachfront Bargain Hunt (Season 3)

HGTV — TV — Magilla TV Details
8/21 – 12/21

Cam op responsible for capturing B-Roll of construction of home. Capture Soundbites of crew during construction. Keep producers informed of status of shots captured.

7/21 – 8/21

DIT (Digital Imaging Technician) (FS 7 Mark II) Beyond Oak Island

History — TV — Prometheus Entertainment Details
7/21 – 8/21

Digital Image Technician and 2nd AC. Responsible for managing and logging footage from 7 different cameras. During ingestion, I assisted the DP and AC on set with set-up and strike.

4/21 – 5/21

Camera Operator (C300 Mark II 4K Cam and Black Magic Cam) Modern Marvels

A&E — TV — Six West Media Details
4/21 – 5/21

Camera op for Six West Media. We filmed a variety of B-Roll and Interviews of the makers of the mosquito helicopters, that are produced by Composite FX in Trenton FL. My primary roll was to support and follow directions from the DP and producer.

10/20 – 3/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Sony FS7) fun fun with Yum Yum

Streaming — Digital — Age of Learning Details
10/20 – 3/21

Director of Photography, in charge of a crew of 6. Worked directly with the director, producers and talent in order to film 28 episodes. Multi-cam shoot on a Chroma Screen Set.

3/19 – 5/19

Camera Operator (Sony FS7) Sir Nick Faldo (Pilot)

CBS — TV — The Work Shop Details
3/19 – 5/19

Camera op and DIT on three shoots involved in the Interviews and Broll shoots for a special featuring Sir Nick Faldo. Professional Golfer.

10/18 – 11/18

Director of Photography (DP) (FS7 and C300 Mark II) Scott Seisler - Missed the Last

Independent — Music Video — Red Shark Productions, Inc. Details
10/18 – 11/18

Director of Photography for a 3-minute music video. Shot multiple locations around the state of Pennsylvania and Maryland. Video required special effects and a series of camera match shots for future composite elements in post production.

Orgs

  • Adobe Photoshop Forum
  • Orlando Post Pros

Media

Recos

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Samuel Sadler
Camera Operator
We did a multi-camera shoot of a seminar in Orlando. Mark arrived early, was easy to work with and was quick to upload the footage afterwards. The quality of the footage he shot was excellent and got us more business with the same client. He has a pr ...MORE...

Education

Class of '88

Penn State University, York PA Campus

Associates/Commercial Photography
Class of '87

Jacksonville University

Associates/Graphic Arts and Art History

My Gear

  • Canon C300
  • Sony FS7
  • Slider
  • Boom pole
  • Green Screen Backdrop
  • C-Stand
  • Portable Jib
  • Sony Wireless Mics
  • 12x12 Led Light Panels
  • Fujifilm X-T4
  • DIT Gear and Shotput Pro
  • Fuji X-T4
  • Mars 400 S Wireless HDMI
  • 8x8 Butterfly Scrim

Skills

  • teleprompter
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Canon C300 Mark II
  • Atamos Ninja
  • Electric Image 3D Software
  • Experienced with Red - Arri Alexa and P2 Media
  • Lighting and Interview Set ups
  • Media Managing and Cam operations
  • Multiple Camera Platforms