WORK EXPERIENCE

DP for Pink Lemonade Pictures "The Astronomer"

DP for Glen Hansard Music Video "Wreckless Heart"

DP for Young Living Essential Oils, "Essential Life" Web Commercial Series

DP for Lunchbox Entertainment "The Great Flip Off" 

DP for Pink Lemonade Pictures 360 VR film "The Duel"

DP for Pink Lemonade Pictures 360 VR film "Seance"

DP for Ross University School of Medicine 360 VR Campus Tour

DP for Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine 360 VR Interactive Campus Tour

DP for Great War Productions: "Memories of the Great War"

DP for Haton Productions, “$400 Kiss”

DP for Stella Crego Productions "The Outhouse."

DP for Laguna Productions - 2nd Unit Pick up Shots for "Getting High in the Barrio"

DP for "Dead Run" a Fastigium Film Production

DP for “Dead and Floating in Three Rivers, with Outta the Burgh Productions

2nd Unit Director of Photography for Momma Boy’s Production of “Oedipus”, a stop animation short film, that won best Cinematography at HDfest.

Cinematographer for HHP’s Digital Short, “ The Interview.”

Gaffer for Therapy Productions: Alicia Keys “Remember New York 9/11 Tribute”

Gaffer for Move Films mulitple productions for “Surface Tablet”

Commercials Gaffer for Move Films “Life of Clive Davis Documentary”

Gaffer/ Key Grip for Dave Grohl’s “Sonic Highways” on HBO.

Gaffer for Ciroc PSA 2011, with Taylor Armstrong, Gretchen Rossi, and Alexis Bellino

Gaffer for Dave Grohl’s “Sound City” Feature Documentary film.

Gaffer for Behind the Scenes, “Hart of Dixie”

Gaffer for Famlee Films LLC, feature “Any Day Now” with Alan Cummings

Gaffer for Dumbells LLC, feature film “Dumbells.”

Gaffer for Mulitple Jack Morton Worldwide “Hyundai Promo”

Gaffer for Mirada Promo Interview with Guillermo Del Toro

Gaffer for Hayden 5 Media, “Misty - Freedom Child” Music Video

Gaffer for Lookalike Productions, “OWLAG U.S. College Tour” with Oprah Winfrey

Gaffer for Touch Creative, “MPC” Microsoft Convention at Staples Center 

Gaffer for Magidson Films, “Samsara”

Gaffer for Fallout Ent Madam Adam Music Video “Sex Ain’t Love”

Gaffer for Alex Band “Only One” Music Video

Gaffer for Carlos Penya “Hasta El Final” Music Video with Fallout Entertainment

Gaffer for Carlos Penya “ Quiero” Music Video with Fallout Entertainment

Gaffer for Cristofani “Intoxicated” Music Video with Fallout Entertainment

Gaffer for The Dreaming Tree, “Toyota Web Training Videos”

Gaffer for “The Forgotten King” Nikoloz Film (105 minutes in one take)

Gaffer for Rushlights LLC, “Rushlights” Pickup shoots

Gaffer for Rockhard Films, Lloyd “Lay it Down” Music Video

Gaffer for IP Productions feature romantic comedy, "Random Encounters", with Sean Young. Gaffer for Frank the Plumber's "Pepsi Superbowl FanJamf 2010 - Timbaland performing "Carry Out" - shot the greenscreen of Justin Timberlake used on the screens behind Timbaland.

Gaffer for Nick Cannon's School Gyrls Music Video "Something Like a Party"

Gaffer for Nick Cannon's Aaron Fresh Music Video "Dirty Girls"

Gaffer for “Bug Baby” with Mink Stole

Gaffer for Grand-Jete Productions "Life Unexpected Green Screen Shoot"

Gaffer for Ski Cabin Productions "Muse"

Gaffer for Roddenberry Productions, "Trek Nation."

Gaffer for LiveTribe "3 Things."

Gaffer for Livetribe Entertainment,"House of Heather"

Gaffer for Laguna Productions, "King of the Streets"

Gaffer for Multiple Zula Entertainment Projects such as "Primos, The MMA Kid, and Street Players."

Gaffer for "Trapped in the 5150," A Zula Entertainment Production

Gaffer for "The Asylum" Mac Vision Entertainment

 

Swing for Funny or Die Productions "Big Dog"

Swing for Funny or Die Productions "Art-tion" Starring Kate Bosworth & Topher Grace

Swing for Funny or Die Productions "Weird Al" and numerous others.

Swing for Funny or Die Productions "Barbarella" Music video.

 

Best Boy for MTV's "Is She Really Going Out With Him?

Best Boy for Feifer Productions, "The Perfect Student."

Best Boy for Back of the Bus Productions, "Crossed the Line" with Actor Ice-T

Best Boy for Mighty Girl Productions "Head Over Spurs in Love."

Best Boy for MacVision "Colette Carr Music Video - Back it Up"

Best Boy for MacVision "Colette Carr Music Video - Bounce"

Best Boy for YTC “Liftmaster” Commercial Electric for Cowboy Bear Ninja, “PSA for DMV”

 

Electric for Disney’s “Crash & Bernstein”

Electric/ Condor Operator for “Big Love - Season 5”

Electric for “Secret Life of an American Teenager”

Electric for Fx, “Fully Baked” Promos

Electric for “UBHP2” - American Teenager Inc

Electric for Feifer Productions, “ A Nanny for Christmas”

 

Key Grip for Mean Magazine's "Training Day" and "Sid & Nancy"

Key Grip for Enjoy Inc. "American Weapon."

 

Grip for Discovery Channel's " I Didn't Know I was Pregnant"

Grip for Green Umbrella, "PBS Nova."

Grip for MRG Entertainment, "Rockstar Undercover"

Grip for Zula Entertainment's "Hood Vengeance"

Grip for Multiple Productions with McNulty-Nielsen

Grip for Ali Zues Corp, Numerous Music Videos

Grip for "Who is Lil' Scooby", a Richie Mac Production

Grip for "Crime or Punishment," a Fastigium Films Production

 

Event Photographer for Guy Noffsinger Photography.

Freelance Photographer, working in Digital, 35mm and Medium Format.

Freelance Photographer for Cal State Studios Sports

Assistant Photographer to Barry J. Holmes on numerous Photo Shoots

Assistant Photographer to William Henshall and Henshall Photography.

Assistant Photographer to Cam Sanders Photography

Assistant Photographer to Anita Maya Photography

Set Photographer for Fastigium Films “Burial Party” & “SLOSS”

 

Sept 2015- Present: Rental Agent at Videosmith in Philadelphia.

June 2016 - Present: Owner of Pink Lemonade Pictures in Philadelphia

Aug 2008-Sept 2014 - Co-owner of Get a Grip Equipment Los Angeles.

Dec 2003 – Aug 2008: Worked at Wooden Nickel Lighting and Camera as the Managing Rental Agent, overseeing all aspects of the business.

February 2001- October 2003 : Will Call Department at Fotokem, in Burbank, dealing with the film and clients as during the development of their film.

Director of Television show at Harron Cable and Adelphia Cable, near Philadelphia, for AFM Communications.

 

EDUCATION 1997-2001: Graduated with a BA in Film, Minor in Theater, with a Concentration in Studio Arts, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

 

AWARDS "Local Hero Award" Nomination at the Jim Thorpe Film Festival for "The Astronomer", Curatorial Award at the Delaware Contemporary Museum of Art for "The Astronomer", First Works Film Grant, Eastman Kodak Film Award, Beresheeth Film Scholarship Award, Best of Show and Excellence in Photography.

 

FILM/PHOTOGRAPHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS Photographic Artwork was displayed in Show at the Lankershim Art Gallery. Produced and Directed numerous Independent Films, four of which were used in the Musical Theater Version of Singing in the Rain. Worked as Director of Photography, Camera Operator, and Sound Technician. Worked on Television shows such as Studio 7 and Viewpoint LSP in the Philadelphia region. Experienced shooting with Condor, Scissor Lifts, Alexa, Red Camera, Black Magic, C300, 35mm, 16mm, and Super 8mm, Fisher Dollies, Cranes, Jibs and Steadicam and 360 Virtual Reality. Experience with video editing, linear and non-linear.

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