As a Video Production Specialist Jay Kadlec is continually working to deliver the highest quality image that best serves the story. Specialties: Crew Direction, Lighting, Camera Operation, Research, and Problem Solving. Give him a task and he delivers.


10/15 – 10/15

Production Assistant (Crowd Wrangler / 2nd Camera Operator) – First Look You...Yahoo

Commercial/Ad — Slogan Media LLC Details
10/15 – 10/15

Kindly approach people and ask them if they want to give a review and rating on camera for the movie they just saw. During some setups I manned a second camera.

5/15 – 10/15

Director of Photography (Sony F55, Sony F3, Sony A7s, Panasonic HDX900, GoPro Hero4) – Go To Team

5/15 – 10/15

Trained in house by a Federally Accredited Apprenticeship Program. Work consisted of Network Broadcast Sports, News, Entertainment, EPK, Agency and numerous other avenues of video production.

5/15 – 9/15

Director of Photography (Sony A7s) Justice for All

Amanda Vernon — Music Video — Awaken Visual LLC Details
5/15 – 9/15

Developing the look, shot selection, lighting, and overall production. Personally operated the camera for the soldier scenes and arranged the production of the other scenes.

10/14 – 10/14

Producer/Shooter (Panasonic GH4) The Workers of S2 Yachts

Corporate — Awaken Visual LLC Details
10/14 – 10/14

Filmed and edited the entire production.

10/14 – 10/14

Camera Operator (Canon 5D Mark iii) Autodesk Client Highlight - Giffin Inc.

Corporate — Fresh Look Video Details
10/14 – 10/14

I was the Second Camera Operator. Primarily filmed detail shots and was a second angle for interviews. Secondary responsibility was as Grip/Electric.

9/14 – 9/14

Camera Operator (Canon 5D Mark iii) Borgess Hospital Specialty Operations 2-3

Corporate — Fresh Look Video Details
9/14 – 9/14

Second Camera Operator, primarily operated camera along a slider. Was second angle for interview and b-roll coverage of procedures.

9/14 – 9/14

Camera Operator (Canon XF105) Grand Rapids Berlin Raceway

Live Event — Awaken Visual LLC Details
9/14 – 9/14

One of the camera operators filming raceway coverage.

8/14 – 8/14

Director of Photography (Canon T2i) – Honey Creek Inn (Mopro)

Commercial/Ad — Awaken Visual LLC Details
8/14 – 8/14

Entire production fell to me. Had to get b-roll, interviews, and pictures in a short span of time.



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Class of '12

Cornerstone University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Film


  • Art
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Camera Operating
  • Entertainment
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Lighting
  • Multi-camera Directing
  • Music
  • Music Videos
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Post Production
  • Problem Solving
  • Short Films
  • Sketch Comedy
  • Teamwork
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production