Summary

Team player. Freelance producer/cameraman, mostly for documentaries and non-fiction TV. I'm comfortable lighting two-camera interviews and running sound all by myself. I work regularly with Canon C300/C100, Sony FS7/FS5, DSLRs. RED cameras occasionally.

Credits

6/15 – Current

Director of Photography (Canon C300 & C100, Sony FS7 & FS5) Various

Reality/Doc (TV) — Various Details
6/15 – Current

I work primarily on non-fiction freelance projects for clients including BBC, Vice News and Al Jazeera as a DP, field producer or camera operator. I also serve as a DP on commercial and non-profit video projects, and as a director, producer, DP and production manager on occasional music videos.

1/14 – Current

Director (Producer, Writer, Editor, Cinematography) The King of Strings

Film (Theatrical) — Clarified Films Details
1/14 – Current

In charge of production for my first feature length documentary. The film will tell the story of a bizarre theft of a 300 year-old, $6 million Stradivarius violin.

11/12 – 6/15

Associate Producer – AL JAZEERA AMERICA

Details
11/12 – 6/15

I began producing episodes, then transitioned into a full-time Cinematographer and occasional editor for 'Fault Lines,' Al Jazeera's Emmy and Peabody-winning current affairs documentary show. Between 2012 - 2015 I served as Director of Photography on ten 25-minute documentaries and provided additional photography on more than 20 other episodes for the program. I also directed and produced an award-winning episode about the high infant mortality rate in Cleveland, OH. I served as an assistant editor and provided production assistance on dozens of other episodes.

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Education

Class of '10

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Documentary Journalism, History

My Gear

  • 2x Dracast 1x1 LED panels with Softbox and stands
  • 2x Sennheiser ew100 ENG G3 wireless lavalier mics
  • Canon 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
  • Canon 24-105 f/4.0L IS USM Lens
  • Canon 35mm f/2.0 IS USM Lens
  • Canon 50mm f/1.4 Lens
  • Canon 5D Mark I
  • DJI Phantom 4 Drone
  • Metabones T Speed Booster Ultra 0.71x Adapter
  • Sachtler FSB8 Tripod (minimum 17" - maximum 73.7")
  • Sennheiser MKH-416 shotgun microphone
  • Sony A7s
  • Sony PXW-FS5 XDCAM 4K Super 35 Camera
  • Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Macro Lens
  • Zoom H4n handheld recorder

Affiliations

  • Member - Discourse filmmaking collective

Skills

  • 5D
  • A7r
  • A7s
  • Backpack journalist
  • C100
  • C300
  • Camera
  • Canon
  • Directing
  • Drone
  • FS5
  • FS7
  • Lighting
  • Location sound
  • One-man-band
  • Producing
  • Production management
  • Run-and-gun
  • Sliders
  • Sony
  • Video editing