Summary

Experienced key production assistant, set photographer and b-cam operator. Has worked on multiple full length features as well as several syndicated television shows. Available work in both LA and SLC as a local. www.mikeybaratta.com

Credits

9/17 – Current

Videographer (Video Editor ) 10th Anniversary Alumni Recognition Ceremony

Corporate — Freelance, self employed Details
9/17 – Current

Contracted by the Department of Art & Art History to shoot and edit a five minute video showcasing the eight conservatories within the department. Video was shown at a live event at Kingsbury Hall and can be found at the Department's website.

6/17 – Current

Assistant Camera (C300) House Hunters International 99

HGTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Leopard Films USA Details
6/17 – Current

Fixer/PA responsibilities as well as shot B-cam on location for several scenes. Driving to/from locations with gear and crew. Assist DP with A Cam.

6/17 – Current

Set Production Assistant Seeking Sister Wife 6x60 Pilot

Reality/Doc (TV) — Discovery Studios / Wilma TV, Inc. Details
6/17 – Current

Driver; order, pick up and serve meals; purchase external hard drives for DIT. Take producer & DP to Airport and drop off rental vehicle.

3/16 – Current

Carpenter (Front of House ticket sales ) The Walking Dead Experience

Live Event — Walker Stalker Details
3/16 – Current

The Walking Dead Experience - Walker Stalker Convention, Comic-Con's || Carpenter - build entrances and exits out of two, 40ft. semi-trailers (plywood & 2x6 wood flats and platforms); help put together 40 ft. aluminum tents; can build a level surface on uneven gravel outside (not impossible to do, apparently). Front of House - help run ticket sales, manage money, crowd control and fill in for minor-acting roles. Works as a local and goes on tour with the cast/crew.

10/17 – 10/17

Key Production Assistant The Great Christmas Light Fight 5

ABC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Triple Threat Productions Details
10/17 – 10/17

I HAVE TOO MANY RESPONSIBILITIES. I AM THE GLUE TO THIS OPERATION.

7/17 – 7/17

Second Assistant Camera – Jeep Commercial lifestyle summer campaign

Commercial/Ad — POPSUGAR Details
7/17 – 7/17

assist 1st A/C & DP with changing lenses for the Red Epic- carrying gear through slot canyons in southern utah. Driving camera rigs, assist with setting up shots and video villages.

3/16 – 3/16

Production Assistant ( ) The Entrepreneur 1

Reality/Doc (TV) — Par 3 Pictures Details
3/16 – 3/16

Help acquire B-roll by assisting with local location scouting, driving passenger/gear vans, help with releases and assisting camera crew.

10/15 – 10/15

Set Production Assistant Top Gear (History Channel) 5

HISTORY — Reality/Doc (TV) — BBC Worldwide Details
10/15 – 10/15

On set assistance, driving production vehicles, making runs for the cast and crew, picking up and setting up meals, being the glue to the operation.

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Education

Class of '08

Orange County High School of the Arts

Visual arts/Film & TV conservatories

San Francisco Art Institute

BFA photography

University of Utah

BFA Photo

My Gear

  • Hasselblad 500c/m
  • Polaroid 600SE
  • Sony A850 DSLR Camera

Skills

  • Adult Entertainment
  • Analog Photography
  • Bicycle Repair
  • Candid Photography
  • Making Coffee
  • Photographic Memory
  • Photographic Printing
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Production Assistance
  • Productions
  • Retail Sales Experience
  • Screen Printing
  • silk screen
  • Studio Photography
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Videographer
  • Videography