Summary

Over 10 years of professional experience in the film and TV industry working primarily as a DP and Camera Operator.

Credits

12/20 – 8/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Sony FS7) Norweigen Cruise Line Embark (Season 1)

YouTube — Digital — Viva Creative Details
12/20 – 8/21

Director of Photography for South Florida and Bahamas episodes of a new reality series named Norwegian Cruise Line Embark.

6/21 – 6/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Sony FS7) While the Rest of Us Die (Season 2)

Vice Media — TV — Efran Films Details
6/21 – 6/21

In charge of lighting, operating camera, and providing all gear for production.

6/21 – 6/21

Gaffer (Lead) Stan Smith Documentary

YouTube — TV — Uninterrupted Details
6/21 – 6/21

Providing gear and working alongside DP for interview setups

6/21 – 6/21

Camera Operator (Sony FS7) Who is Interviewing Who?

YouTube — Digital — Uninterrupted Details
6/21 – 6/21

Operating camera and supplying camera and lighting gear

3/21 – 4/21

Director of Photography (DP) (Sony FS7) Family Karma - TV (2021) (Season 2)

Bravo — TV — Truly Original Details
3/21 – 4/21

In charge of running two FS7's, (wide and tight) in a studio.

10/20 – 10/20

Camera Operator (Sony FS7) Save our Stages Fest

YouTube — Live/Special Event — Beverly Boy Productions Details
10/20 – 10/20

Camera Operator for a two day live streaming event with the band Major Lazer

3/20 – 3/20

Director of Photography (DP) (Sony FS7) Surviving Death (Season 1)

Netflix — TV — Break Thru Films Details
3/20 – 3/20

Shoot for the docu series lighting and filming interviews

3/20 – 3/20

Camera Operator (Sony FS7) Fulltime Fighter

The Jorge Masvidal Network — TV — Genghis Con Films Details
3/20 – 3/20

Filming with local MMA fighters Jorge Masvidal and Charlie Decca.

Media

  • JIOT - United We All Can

  • Somos LOUD PSA

Recos

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Michelle Lamarche
Director of Photography (DP)
I had the pleasure of working with Michael in a Documentary and he is wonderful to work with. He has exceptional expertise in lighting, leadership and cameras. He has a solid work ethic and is dedicated, methodical and very capable. I will recommend ...MORE...
Francisco J. Hidalgo
Camera Operator
Michael Valverde is a great professional and very reliable. I’ve known Michael for more than seven years, and we have worked together many times. Through the years, I have hired him as a Director of Photography, Camera Operator or Gaffer, and his w ...MORE...
Johnny Murillo
Story Producer
Michael was our cam operator on our traveling food show, "What's Good In Your Hood". You can see his work on Facebook Watch, "Garcias Seafood". He was an incredible team player, he is very knowledgable of his craft and a professional. I will always r ...MORE...

Education

Class of '10

Miami Dade College

Associate of Arts and Science Film production degree

My Gear

  • Sony a7S
  • GoPro
  • Canon 7D
  • Sony FS7
  • ARRI Lighting Kit
  • C-Stand
  • Sony a6500
  • DJI Ronin
  • Rode NTG2 Shotgun Microphone
  • 5 - 25lb Sand bags
  • 5 to 1 impact reflector
  • Pearstone Slate
  • Canon 16-35mm Lens
  • Zhiyun Crane 2 Gimbal
  • Sennheiser G3 wireless system
  • Tokina EF 11-16mm f/2.8
  • Zoom H4n Digital Multitrack Recorder
  • • Sigma EF 24-70mm OS F/2.8 Art Lens
  • Canon EF 24-105mm IS F/4.0 L
  • Rokinon EF 24mm Cine DS F/1.5
  • Rokinon EF 35mm Cine DS F/1.5
  • Rokinon EF 50mm Cine DS F/1.5
  • Rokinon EF 85mm Cine DS F/1.5
  • Canon EF 100mm IS F/2.8 L
  • Canon EF 135mm Cine DS F/2.0 L
  • Sony E 18-105mm F/4.0 G
  • Sony E 35mm OSS F/1.8
  • Sennheiser G2 Lav Kit
  • Shure Wired Mic
  • Tascam DR-10L (2)
  • Sennheiser ME66 K6 Microfone
  • Stereo VideoMic X
  • Wind Screen
  • 2 - 8 x 16 furniture pads
  • 2 - 8 x 16 Duvetyne
  • Stands & diffusions rolls & flags
  • Quasar Lighting Package
  • 3 - 650W & 1- 150w
  • 3- Chimera Video Pro Plus with Speed Rings
  • Dracast LED500 Pro Bi- Color LED light kit (4) with Anton Bauer
  • Rolling Case for lights
  • Individual dimmers for tungsten lights
  • SmallHD702 Bright 7inch monitor
  • Miller DS-20 Carbon Fiber Tripod - Load capacity 22lbs
  • Induro tripod with MVH502 Pro head - Load capacity 15lbs
  • E-Image GH06 2 stage carbon fiber tripod - Load capacity 13lbs
  • SmallRig Sony VCT-14 padded shoulder plate with VCT 14 plate
  • Tilta A7S cage with 15mm rods
  • Ninja Assassin 7 inch monitor/recorder
  • Ikan DH5 5 inch Monitor Full 1920X1080 LCD
  • 8ft X 16ft Impact collapsible Green Screen
  • 3 - Sony XQD 128gb Cards
  • 4 - SanDisk Extreme 400 Pro 32GB CF Cards
  • 6 - SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB SD cards
  • 2 - Transcend 95MB 64Gb SD Cards
  • Sharpness Indicator
  • Tiffen Filters - UV / Polarized / Variable ND for all lenses
  • Go Pro Accessories - Lcd touch screen
  • • Magliner Gemini Sr Convertible Hand Truck
  • Rock and Roller R12 Cart

Skills

  • Camera Operator
  • Director of Photography
  • Gaffer
  • Assistant Camera