Videographer
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: Academy of Art University
Field of study: Motion Pictures and Television

Videographer

Work Experience:

Richard Photo Lab
Photo Laboratory Technician, Marketing Videographer | May 2017 - Current
Color Correcting Position: review digital assets, typically 2000-3000 images per day. Match images according to client profiles for wedding, event and personal. Utilize Adobe products to enhance images as needed.
Videography: Assist marketing team with blog and marketing videos including how to, promotional and ad work for Facebook, email marketing and website blog.

Bay Photo Lab
Color Corrector | 2014 - 2016
Color Correcting Position: review digital assets, typically 2000-3000 images per day. Match images according to client profiles for wedding, event and personal. Utilize Adobe products to enhance images as needed.

Center for Games and Playable Media
Videographer | 2012 - 2014
Videographer for the UCSC Gaming Events and Lectures series as they invited top programmers from around the world to talk about their past projects and future goals as they pertained to gaming. Final products were uploaded to CGPM website and CGPM blog.

Children Learning with Nature
Freelance Videographer | 2014
Filmed two-day event on UCSC campus for the Children Learning with Nature (CLN) group as they taught youth the importance of nature conservancy and introduced fun activities for parents to show their kids. Videos were posted on their main website to help promote the benefits of this amazing program which included testimonials from participants hosted on homepage.

United States Forest Service
Freelance Videographer | 2009 - 2011
Created two short documentaries under the guidance of the USFS. One followed the journey of the Capital Building Christmas Tree as it was cut and loaded onto a specialized Mack truck. The second followed the journey of travelers as they fought the hard journey over the Sonora Pass in the Sierra Nevada. Both projects were finalized by the help of USFS and submitted into the Library of Congress. Awarded Best Documentary, Connections Academy Film Festival 2009.

Awards/Honors:

UC Santa Cruz Arts Division Internship Program Candidate | 2014-2015
Competitive selection process by a committee of faculty and staff on the basis of technical and analytic skill, academic standing, attention to detail, and professionalism in the field of study.

UC Santa Cruz Film and Digital Media Interview Committee Member | 2015
Part of a select team of the top three production students to interview and review teacher candidates for the film department. Study and critique candidate work on social documentary and animation; review candidates' lecture on their work and future projects.

Yosemite Youth Film Contest | 2014
2nd place Award – Category ‘Celebrating Nature’

Organizations:

Orange County Underwater Explorers
Videographer | 2017 – Current
Documentation diver for Project Baseline projects, working on conservation efforts to help protect the ocean. Videographer for promotional work and blogging with both OCUE and GUE.
Assistant diver on underwater cleanups: Newport Harbor cleanup and Avalon Harbor cleanup.

4TH Hallway Productions
Cinematographer | 2011 – 2018
Created two full-length feature films (1.5 hours) as Camera Operator and Cinematographer. First UCSC film/theater hybrid production which included 300 hours committed to each project, including 24-hour long shoots.

Education:

Academy of Art University
Master’s Degree (MFA) – Film and Television Production – Cinematography | 2014 – 2018

University of California, Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Film and Digital Media – Production | 2010 – 2014

University of California, Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Art – Photography | 2010 – 2014