Summary

Cinematographer/Cam Op based in North Carolina. Extensive experience shooting professional sports, documentaries, brand stories, broadcast tv and commercials . Local to NC, SC, MD, VA.

Credits

12/18 – 5/19

Producer/Shooter (F5/FS7) Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live (Season 1)

Raycom — Reality/Doc (TV) — Raycom Media Details
12/18 – 5/19

Shot and field produced feature segments, opens, bumps, interviews, and live events for a docu-series. DP'd hero shots/driver introductions. Directed and produced talent to get needed shots. Communicated with director, lead producer, talent, other shooters. Traveled throughout the country with gear.

2/19 – 2/19

Gaffer (Filmmaker/ Red Gemini) – ACC Network (Raycom Media)

Raycom Sports — Commercial/Ad — Raycom Media Details
2/19 – 2/19

Communicated with DP and lead producer to know what we were trying to achieve for the teaser of the last Raycom Sports produced Carolina Duke basketball game. Scouted location, helped make lighting and grip decisions, camera angles, lens decisions. Rigged lights, helped with lens changes, operated camera for a couple of takes, built dana dolly.

2/19 – 2/19

Camera Operator (FS7) FootSpeed Pilot

Raycom — Live / Special Event (TV) — Raycom Media Details
2/19 – 2/19

Spent four days working on a pilot for a new competition based show. Communicated with director and dp to know what we were trying to achieve. Assisted in all camera and lighting decisions. Rigged lights, built cameras, organized camera department, instructed PA's, operated one of the Host cameras, shot interviews, and b-roll.

1/19 – 2/19

Camera Operator (Lead/FS7) The Ruch Life (Season 1)

Facebook — Reality/Doc (TV) — Blue Eyes Entertainment Details
1/19 – 2/19

Day played as lead Camera Op on docu reality show. Did scene work, directed talent, shot Charlotte b-roll, location b-roll and directed b-cam a lot of times before going into scenes. Shot at race tracks during busy race days and practice days.

9/18 – 2/19

Producer/Shooter (F5/FS7/Red Gemini) ACC Traditions (Season 1)

ESPN — Reality/Doc (TV) — Raycom Sports Details
9/18 – 2/19

Built and operated FS7, F5, and a7sii for interviews and b-roll at numerous universities telling the stories of their football game day traditions. Communicated with lead shooter/producer to know the story, know what we needed to capture, and then executed in the field, interacting with high profile college coaches, athletes, and other university members. Shot football games and other game day activities. Shot feature segments and clean up interviews and b-roll that helped tell stories.

1/19 – 1/19

Camera Operator (FS7) American Chopper (Season 12)

Discovery — Reality/Doc (TV) — Pilgrim Studios Details
1/19 – 1/19

American Chopper came into town, needed a b-cam op. I stepped right in and shot scenes with DP. Covered three scenes with as few as three people on camera and as many as 7 during a reveal of a car and a roundtable meeting. Shot location b-roll, beauties of new car, and stand-ups.

12/18 – 12/18

Camera Operator (C200) 2018 ACC Football Championship

Social — Live Event — The Littlefield Company Details
12/18 – 12/18

Built and operated C200 to shoot color and game footage for the Charlotte Sports Foundation to use for promotional purposes. ACC championship featured Clemson and the University of Pittsburgh. Communicated with other shooters and CSF to ensure we were where we needed to be when we needed to be there to capture certain elements.

12/18 – 12/18

Camera Operator (C200) 2018 Belk Bowl

Social — Live Event — The Littlefield Company x Charlotte Sports Foundation Details
12/18 – 12/18

Built and operated C200 to capture color and game footage of the 2018 Belk Bowl(football) between the University of Virginia and University of South Carolina.Communicated with other shooters and CSF to ensure we were where we needed to be when we needed to be there to capture certain elements.

Media

  • Pikesville Volunteer Fire Department

  • N Street Village 2018 Steinbruck Honorees

Recos

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Education

Class of '10

Appalachian State University

B.S. in Electronic Media/Broadcasting

My Gear

  • Sony FS7
  • Canon L 24-105
  • 5.6in 4k hdmi monitor
  • benro monopod
  • Sachtler Video 18 head and sticks
  • Tokina 11-16

Skills

  • Avid
  • Reality
  • Storytelling
  • Reality TV
  • Documentary
  • Timelapse
  • Videography
  • Green Screen
  • Adobe
  • Edit
  • Ronin
  • B-roll
  • Gaffer
  • Assistant Camera
  • FS7
  • Movi
  • MOVI PRO
  • Live Event Coverage
  • Teradek
  • LiveStream
  • Filmmaker
  • Kessler
  • canon cinema series
  • car shows
  • diffusion
  • fiber
  • Focus Pull
  • high and tight
  • hmi
  • kinos
  • negative fill
  • Operate Camera
  • paralinx
  • quasars
  • second shooter
  • sports cinematography
  • triax
  • xlr