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

8/19 – Current

Producer/Shooter (Lead shooter ) ACC Traditions (Season 2)

ACC Network — Reality/Doc (TV) — Raycom Sports Details
8/19 – Current

Lead producer and shooter/dp for two of the seven 25 minute episodes of season 2. Research athletic traditions of ACC member schools. Communicate with other producers to craft story, create mood boards and storyboards. Communicate with ACC Sports information Directors to coordinate shoots and interviews with division one athletes and coaches, former players including Hall of Fame athletes from the NFL and NBA. Conduct interviews with players, administrators, writers, historians, and coaches. Lead production teams of 3-4 people traveling all over the country to different locations. Navigate arenas, stadiums and athletic facilities during game days, coordinate parking, crew credentials and timeline of events to put my crew in position to succeed. Coordinate all camera gear for production team of 9 shooting two television shows. Lead shooter/dp on episodes that I’m not producing. Cameras used: Red Gemini, Arri Alexa Mini, Arri Amira, Sony F5, Sony FS7

1/20 – 1/20

Director of Photography (DP) (RED GEMINI ) Super Bowl Interviews

ESPN — Sports (TV) — 2WAVES Media Details
1/20 – 1/20

Shot pickup interviews for an ESPN Super Bowl feature on San Francisco 49er Deebo Samuel.

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.

Media

  • Pikesville Volunteer Fire Department

  • N Street Village 2018 Steinbruck Honorees

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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