Summary

Pony began studying photography and film art at an early age and since has continued into a life long passion and dedication to filmmaking with a strong focus on cinematography. She applies her abilities to each task with an iron clad work ethic.

Credits

10/16 – Current

First Assistant Camera Home

Film (Short) — Jay Allen Productions Details
10/16 – Current

• Managed and maintained camera assembly and lenses for the GH4. • Operated the Ronin for C Cam footage. • Shot BTS photos and video. • Performed as focus puller. • Operated bounce boards and fill lights. • Conducted the operation of the film slate. • Loading and unloading equipment as needed.

8/16 – Current

Camera Operator (Sony A7s) Greatest Hits Documentary

Film (Theatrical) — Chris Cuffaro Photography Details
8/16 – Current

Operated a SonyA7s for film interviews. Assembled and disassembled equipment and coordinated paperwork.

9/16 – 9/16

First Assistant Camera (RED EPIC) Savage Lands

Film (Short) — Tobias Deml Details
9/16 – 9/16

• Managed and maintained camera assembly and lenses for the RED EPIC. • Assembled and balanced Steadycam • Operated bounce boards and fill lights. • Conducted the operation of the film slate. • Loading and unloading equipment as needed

6/08 – 6/16

Director of Photography (Online Media using Canon C300, C100, Sony Fs7, Sony EX3, Ex1, GoPro, Rebel T2i) – CNE media

Details
6/08 – 6/16

Operated Canon C300, 5D, Sony EX1, Sony EX3 and GoPro during shooting. Created shot lists and prepared the location and set for shooting including set and lighting design. Researched, developed and pitched stories that reflected the unique sensibilities of each project. Managed and selected shot locations. Supervised the post-production process, including editing, dubbing and color correction. Edited an average of 1 spots each week using Adobe Premiere. Managed all music clearances and cue sheets in Adobe Premiere. Offered feedback on the quality of segments and coached other staff members on how to improve segments. Supervised 4 staff, including offering feedback and enforcing deadlines. Oversaw all phases of video production for shoots, from pre- to post-production.

12/15 – 12/15

Director of Photography (C300) MUNDI Fashion Lookbook

Corporate — Pony Gold Productions Details
12/15 – 12/15

Oversaw all phases of video production for MUNDI Fashion Video Lookbook, from pre- to post-production. Directed and designed all creative content. Created shot lists, booked talent and locations and prepared the location and set for shooting. Researched, developed and pitched story line and style inspiration for shoot. Managed casting and selected shot locations. Directed stylists in creating the perfect look. Operated a Canon C100 during the shoot. Led all production meetings and pre-production elements. Supervised 5 staff, facilitated creative collaboration and feedback while enforcing deadlines. Coordinated with and supervised vendor studios.

3/15 – 3/15

Director of Photography (C300) Reach

Ghost Parade — Music Video — Pony Gold Productions Details
3/15 – 3/15

Director Of Photography and Co-Director for music video shot in two days. CLT (chief lighting technician) for narrative portion of shoot. Lead designer for all style concepts and development. Coordinated production of location and equipment rental.

1/15 – 1/15

Director of Photography (C300) Mellow Christ

Idlehands — Music Video — Pony Gold Productions Details
1/15 – 1/15

Director Of Photography and Co-Director for music video shot in one day. CLT (chief lighting technician) for entire shoot. Lead designer for all style concepts and development. Coordinated production of location and equipment rental. Operated a Canon C300 Camera during shoot.

11/14 – 11/14

Assistant Camera (Arri Alexa) Disconnected

Film (Short) — PreFuture Details
11/14 – 11/14

Managed and maintained camera assembly and lenses for shoots. Conducted the operation of the film slate for audio and camera synchronization and shot identification. Operated bounce boards and fill lights during shoots. Operated a 5D for behind-the-scenes shoots. Loading and unloading heavy equipment as needed.

Media

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Education

Class of '01

Napa College

BA of Arts

Skills

  • Digital video production process
  • Fast learner
  • Field production
  • Flexible schedule
  • Leadership
  • Project management
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Strong graphic and visual sense
  • Valid passport
  • Works well under pressure