Video Production
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Location: Danbury, CT, USA
University: Syracuse University
Major: TV/Film

Video Production

Bruce Becker

SUMMARY

Well-rounded, technically proficient, and creative television professional with expertise in all phases of television production. Exceptional handheld camera work, and non-linear Avid editing.
Owner & operator of Avid Media Composer, Owner: Sony XD Cam HD, Arri & Kino Lighting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Television and Video Production [1987 – Present]
Camera, Lighting, Producer, Director, and Editor for Fortune 500 corporate as well as commercial and entertainment clients, such as: GE, IBM, Bayer, International Paper, Oprah Winfrey Show, Geomatrix ProductionsESPN, CBS Sports, Lifetime Television, History Channel, Food Network, Taunton Press,Speed Channel, CNBC, Martha Stewart Living, and World Wrestling Entertainment.

Cablevision of Connecticut, News Channel 12 [1982 – 1987]
News Videographer & Editor for nightly newscast as well as Studio Supervisor, Director, Technical Director and Studio Cameraman for daily talk show and other local origination television programs.

HIGHLIGHTS

Lighting Director and Camera for the four-part, hour long-series “Mouthpiece: Voice for the Accused,” on the History Channel.

Traveled around the world through Africa, Singapore, China, New Zealand, and Ireland, producing and directing “Supermarket Insights,” a news magazine show by McLean-Hunter Media for the supermarket industry.

Director of Photography for full-length video movie, “A Vampire’s Tale.”

Producer and Director, “Swimming FUNdamentals,” a training video for teachers of young swimmers, created for the retail market.

Camera Operator on Food Network series, “Ham on the Street” & Rachal Ray “Chefography”

Awards

Associated Press-UPI New England Award, Sigma Delta Chi, Cable Ace Nomination, Telly Award

EDUCATION
Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Public Communications – Bachelor of Science

Video production professional