EXPERIENCED CINEMATOGRAPHER & FILM DIRECTOR
Panning Shot Tilt Shot Bird’s-Eye Shot
Short films, music videos, streaming, documentaries and directing live action pieces are just a few current projects. Oversee and direct photography and camerawork. Work closely with filmmakers, lighting crew and camera crew to determine proper lighting, camera angles, and camera staging to create the best visual side of the film. Ability to make artistic and technical decisions to execute the visual style or look of a project.
Collaboration and Leadership
Innovative Color Palettes
High Angle Shot
Self-Employed (Cinematographer) 2018 –Present
Responsible for special DP projects such as video shoots, short-films, and documentaries for clients.
Shoot, direct, and edit films by working closely with the director of projects.
Interview characters for a screenplay. Approve make-up, style, and texture of a set.
Read through screenplays to determine and plan for the best lighting and angles.
Visit locations prior to the start of filming to take test shots and provide techniques to the director.
Selecting and sourcing required equipment, tools, and crew members.
Building, maintaining, and expanding industry relationships.
Lockheed Martin (Sr. Field Engineer) 2011 –2018
Performed assembly, installation, maintenance, and repairs on program provided ground support equipment.
Located and diagnosed failures, replaced defective components, and performed basic troubleshooting using standard electronic equipment
Provided detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, with verbal and written instructions.
Responsible for the upkeep of PTDS ground support equipment, as well as tool room-based support equipment.
Performed occasional nonstandard maintenance on equipment based on nature of maintenance need.
Maintained appropriate maintenance, inventory, and repair logs. Uses a variety of hand, power, and test equipment.
Frequently entered data into the Logistics Management System to document any maintenance action performed on equipment.
Sr. Field Engineer 2008 –2011
BA Creative Writing – Full Sail University
BA Digital Cinematographer – Full Sail University
AA Video Production – Art Institute of Atlanta
Certification Digital Filmmaking – American Continental University
Certification Sports Broadcasting – Jeff Batten Communications