Summary

I have worked in the business since I was 15. I am currently a producer/director of photography in the television industry and writer/director in the film industry. I have a vast amount of experience and resources. Visit me at www.magicbuilders.com

Credits

5/18 – Current

Camera Operator (PXW-Z450) This Is Life Live (Season 2)

TLC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Fly on the Wall
5/18 – Current
4/18 – Current

Director of Photography (Sony FS700) Unsung (Season 10)

TV ONE — Reality/Doc (TV) — A. Smith & Co. Productions
4/18 – Current
12/17 – Current

Director Polterghost

Film (Theatrical) — Summitstar Films
12/17 – Current
5/17 – Current

Director Space Munchies

Film (Short) — Nitefire Productions
5/17 – Current
3/15 – Current

Director (Writer / Producer / Director) Fallen

Film (Short) — Summitstar Films Details
3/15 – Current

Write, produce & direct the high budget short subject film, Fallen. Fallen is a gripping tale detailing the horrific effects of post traumatic stress disorder. After a lifetime of duty, United States Marine, Sergeant Jacob Daniels, now finds himself at home, suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. As Jacob loses his battle with PTSD, his life flashes before his eyes. Fallen takes you on a creative emotional roller coaster ride into the mind of Sergeant Jacob Daniels as he lives his final minutes of life, only to discover Jacob has been driven to do the unthinkable. 2017 Production.

4/18 – 5/18

Producer PGA Journeys (Season 1)

TV ONE — Reality/Doc (TV) — Ideas United
4/18 – 5/18
4/18 – 5/18

Director of Photography (Panasonic Varicam LT) PGA Journeys (Season 1)

TV ONE — Reality/Doc (TV) — Ideas United
4/18 – 5/18
4/18 – 4/18

Camera Operator (Sony FS7) Carnival Kings (Season 1)

FOOD — Reality/Doc (TV) — Citizen Pictures
4/18 – 4/18

Media

  • My Reel

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Education

Class of '04

Glendale Community College

Video Production Technologies
Class of '01

American Board of Hypnotherapy

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
Class of '01

National Guild of Hypnotists

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

My Gear

  • 8' Manual Slider
  • Anton Bauer Batteries & Chargers
  • Apple Boxes
  • Arri Lighting
  • Avid Editing Suites
  • Camera Supports
  • Canon 5D MKIV
  • Canon C300
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Clamps
  • Convergent Designs Odyssey 7Q+
  • DIVA 400
  • DJI Ronin
  • EZFX Jib
  • Flags
  • GoPro's
  • Grip & Electric Package
  • Kessler CineSlider w/ Oracle & Parallax Kit
  • Kessler Second Shooter
  • KinoFlo Lighting
  • Lectrosonic SRC Wireless Receivers
  • Lectrosonic Wireless Units
  • Lectrosonics IFBs
  • Lectrosonics SMQV Transmitters
  • LED's
  • Lowell Lighting
  • Mole-Richardson Lighting
  • Motorola Walkie Talkies
  • Nets
  • Panasonic AF100
  • Panasonic EVA1
  • Panasonic GH5
  • Panasonic HPX250
  • Panasonic Varicam LT
  • Sanken LAVs
  • Sennheiser Wireless Units
  • Silks
  • Sony A7s
  • Sony CineAlta 4K Prime Lenses
  • Sony FS7
  • Sony FS700
  • Sound Devices 688
  • Sound Devices SL-6
  • SoundDevices 744T
  • Steadicam System
  • Varizoom MC100 Hothead

Affiliations

  • IBM
  • IMS
  • SAM

Skills

  • Audio
  • Camera Operating
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Lighting
  • Management
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • storytelling
  • Time-Lapse Photography
  • writing