Max Lowenbein is a Director, Cinematographer, Editor and Writer. He earned his BA, specializing in Directing at AUCB in England, June 2012. He made his festival debut with his graduation film 'The Boxer', which was an official selection Raindance and ECU.


12/13 – Current

Videographer (& Editor) Various - Web Based Video

Corporate — Freelance - self Details
12/13 – Current

Web Content: Corporate, Promos, Local Commercials, Crowdfunding Campaigns, Mini-docs, Weddings. Includes (not limited to): - AAMCO Web Commercials - PH.D Practices - Plastic Surgeons - Cancer Research - CBD Product Campaigns

4/17 – 4/17

Set Production Assistant Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath 2

A&E — Reality/Doc (TV) — IPC Details
4/17 – 4/17

Set Production Assistant: Assisted DP, Cam Ops, 1st and 2nd ACs with setting up grip equipment on set. Did supply runs for Producers. Rented and Returned Cargo Van and Mini Vans. Drove Cargo Vans and Production Mini Vans to various shooting locations in and around NYC. Loaded/Unloaded Cargo Van with 40 cases of camera, audio, grip and lighting equipment from Van to tech room and vice versa.

2/17 – 3/17

Set Production Assistant Hunter Mountain 1

MTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — 495 Productions Details
2/17 – 3/17

Camera Production Assistant: - Camera PA for Swing Crew - Ran batteries for AC and Camera Operator - Charged batteries for AC and Camera Operator - Set 1x1 Lights up - Drove crew to shooting locations - Packed crew car with camera and lighting equipment - Made coffee and lunch runs for crew Set Production Assistant - Stocked Craft tables and bought new craft - Drove Production Vehicles: Shuttling Executive Producers and H.O.Ds/Essential crew to various locations - Drove as Lead and Follow car as part of convoy to various locations - Drove Cast in cast vehicle as part of convoy to location - Swept and cleaned Production Offices on location - Made Coffee for crew - Made coffee and lunch runs for crew - Washed all production vehicles at car wash and vacuumed interior Production Assistant / Camera PA - Wrap Out: - Helped tech team and camera department clean Robo camera cases - Cleaned pelican cases - Used air pressure to clean camera bags - Used gaff tape to indicate finished equipment cases - Stack finished equipment into organized areas. - Collected Cardallini Clamps from cast and crew areas and placed into appropriate Pellican - Helped tech team pull BNC cables from cast house - Helped tech team wrap BNC and power cables - Picked up rental Cube Truck - Loaded & Unloaded 18 wheeler and Cube truck full of every camera and grip equipment box 4x times

4/16 – 7/16

Set Production Assistant Property Brothers 6

HGTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Cineflix Details
4/16 – 7/16

Assited DP & Camera Op with setting up and rigging lights and moving them between setups: - Worked with 1x1 Astras, Diva-Lite 415's and changing the lamps from daylight balance to tungsten. Used 3" and 6" Cardellini Clamps to secure Diva's to various walls and ceilings. - Slated for camera ops - Carried System Cine 30 Sachtler stick for DP and Camera Operators - Carried Sony F55 for DP and Camera Operators - Ran batteries to AC and Camera Operators for lights and cameras - Charging batteries on field chargers General Duties: Runs, Craft, Wardrobe continuity photos. Drove a rental truck which contained set supplies and hardware tools to and from set.

5/13 – 11/13

Vault Manager / Junior Assistant Editor – Rock Paper Scissors

Commercial/Ad — Rock Paper Scissors Details
5/13 – 11/13

Assitant Edited commercials for major brands. Managed and inventoried all elements from production. Managed Editor showreels and company website. Handled all shipping actions

12/12 – 1/13

Set Production Assistant Winter's Tale

Warner Bros. Pictures — Film (Theatrical) — Weed Road Pictures Details
12/12 – 1/13

Echoed call outs from 1st AD via voice and radio. Locked up exterior set locations. Wrangled actors and background

5/12 – 6/12

Director The Boxer

Film (Short) — The Arts University College at Bournemouth Details
5/12 – 6/12

Director - Thesis film at AUCB

6/09 – 10/09

Development Intern Various

Film (Theatrical) — Original Media Details
6/09 – 10/09

Wrote coverage analysis for screenplays and novels. Researched and wrote film proposals in consideration for feature development. Created excel budget spreadsheets for Producers



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Class of '12

The Arts University College at Bournemouth

BA Hons: Film Production - Directing
Class of '09

SUNY Purchase

BA: New Media

My Gear

  • 1x Benro Monopods
  • 1x GINIRIGS Advanced Extreme 17 (Shoulder Rig w/ Follow Focus)
  • 20 x 20" Softbox x2
  • Floodlight Fixture for Softbox x2
  • Fotasy OM 50mm (100mm Equiv)
  • Impact Umbrella - White - 45"
  • Impact Umbrella - White Translucent (43")
  • Joby Gorillatorch 100 Hands-Free LED Flashlight (Black/Charcoal)
  • Light Stands x2 (6.5')
  • Panasonic GH2 (Moon T8 Cinema hacked) Micro 4/3rds
  • Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm f/3.5 -5.6 Asph. / MEGA O.I.S. L
  • Photogenic 42" Circular Collapsible Silver Reflector
  • Shotgun/Boom Mic
  • Tripod - Large
  • Westcott uLite 2-Light Kit


  • Actualizit (Filemaker Pro)
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Basic knowledge of AVID
  • Camera Assistant
  • Camera PA
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Excel
  • FCP7
  • Gaffer
  • Grip
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Mac
  • PC
  • Powerpoint
  • Proficient knowledge of Prosumer and Consumer level DSLR cameras
  • Renting Equipment
  • Word
  • Writing