Summary

Anchorage, Alaska based Field Producer, Camera Operator, Licensed Drone Operator, Director of Photography, Assistant Camera, Sound Recordist, and Photographer.

Credits

2/22 – Current

Producer (Bering Sea Gold)

Staff Position — Original Productions Details
2/22 – Current

Field Producer and Camera Operating working in extreme Alaska cold weather conditions; Producing story and shooting content with a variety of specialty cameras; managing talent and equipment; communicating closely with the Executive Producer and Director of Photography on a daily basis.

9/21 – 9/21

Camera Operator (Sony FX6) The Empire Files

Film (Feature-length) — The Empire Files
9/21 – 9/21
7/21 – 9/21

Field Producer (Camera Op Sony FX9) Bering Sea Gold (Season 11)

Discovery — TV — FremantleMedia Details
7/21 – 9/21

Operating Sony FX9 and specialty cameras; managing crew, talent and equipment; responsible for media, sound and lighting; work on boats and land in harsh weather situations

1/21 – 4/21

Field Producer (Camera Op Sony FX9) Bering Sea Gold (Season 10)

Discovery — TV — FremantleMedia Details
1/21 – 4/21

Working in harsh winter weather conditions, living and working with crew, producing story, operating Sony FX9 and specialty cameras, managing talent and equipment, responsible for sound and lighting

11/20 – 1/21

Camera Operator (Canon C300) Alaska Animal Rescue (Season 2)

National Geographic — TV — Symbio Studios Details
11/20 – 1/21

Operate cameras and audio, film interviews, shoot story, manage good relationship w rescue staff.

11/20 – 11/20

Camera Operator (Canon C300) Alaska: The Last Frontier (Season 10)

Discovery — TV — Wilma TV Details
11/20 – 11/20

I was responsible for; operating two Canon C300, lighting, and audio; Shooting pick ups and story for end of season; Managing equipment, packaging, and shipping.

10/20 – 10/20

Director of Photography (DP) (Sony FS7) NY Homicide

Oxygen — TV — ITV America Details
10/20 – 10/20

I was responsible for set up and operating two Sony FS7 for a medium and tight interview angle. I managed livelier, boom mic, and lighting for the interview. Via Zoom/Facetime I was able to communicate with the Producers in NY to dress the scene and interview the talent. Also, I received a rapid COVID test to meet company standards, locally sourced media, made backups of media, and Fedex original cards to their New York office.

10/20 – 10/20

Sound Mixer Visit Anchorage

Visit Anchorage — Advertising — MSI Communications
10/20 – 10/20

Orgs

  • Alaska Film Group

Media

Recos

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Jeff Dolen
Director of Photography (DP)
Nate was my camera assistant on a two day promo for Alaska: The Last Frontier and Subaru. We filmed in Homer Alaska which is close to where Nate lives, and his local knowledge and guidance was amazing to have for equipment rentals and even just how ...MORE...
Matt Fahey
Producer/Shooter
I met Nate on Deadliest Catch. I can recommend him for any job in the genre, not only because he survived one of the most difficult jobs in this business but because he also did multiple seasons on the show, which means he also got great footage and ...MORE...
Zak Melms
Drone Operator
Great field producer / shooter with the technical skills and can do attitude you need to get the story in the can. ...MORE...

Education

Class of '02

Eastern Michigan University

BFA Graphic Design

My Gear

  • Sony a7S
  • Sony FS5
  • GoPro
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Canon C300
  • Sony FS7
  • Canon C100
  • Canon 70D
  • Canon 24-105mm Lens
  • Canon 50mm Lens
  • Canon 100-400mm
  • Canon 100mm Macro
  • Canon 16-35mm Lens
  • Canon DSLR Camera
  • Canon L 100-400
  • Manfrotto 701HDV
  • Sony Fx9
  • Sony FX6
  • Sony FX3

Skills

  • Producer
  • Field Producer
  • Camera Operator
  • Director of Photography
  • Associate Producer
  • Drone Operator
  • Shooter
  • Media Manager
  • Assistant Camera
  • vtr
  • Set Photographer
  • Audio Technician
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Graphic Deisgner