TECHNICAL

EXPERIENCE

 

HARDWARE

RED Epic/Scarlet

Arri

Canon

Panasonic

Sony

 

SOFTWARE

Premiere Pro

Avid

Final Cut Pro

After Effects

Photoshop

 

 

FILMS

FEATURED

 

THE MAN WHO

SHOT GOD

DIRECTOR

PRODUCER

WRITER/EDITOR

CAMERA

 

THE AFFLICTED 

HD FEATURE

B –CAMERA

2ND UNIT DP

Official Selection: The Charleston International Film Festival and The Charleston Film Festival

OCTOBER 2009

 

 

SHORTS

 

BLACK

HD 15min.

DIRECTOR

WRITER/EDITOR

 Official Selection: The Charleston International Film Festival and The Charleston Film Festival

MARCH 2011

 

DUST

HD 17min. 

DIRECTOR

WRITER/EDITOR

Official Selection: The Charleston International Film Festival and The Charleston Film Festival

MARCH 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

                              

 

 

 

 

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PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

 

DIRECTOR/CINEMATOGRAPHER/CO-CREATOR/EDITOR - “BORN TO EXPLORE”  - EXPLORER FILMS

Co-created  four seasons of a Emmy Winning  travel/exploration show currently airing on the ABC network. Directed  26 national 30 minute shows and 13 international 60 minute shows.

 

DIRECTOR/CINEMATOGRAPHER/PRODUCER - “BUILDING ALASKA”  - ORION ENTERTAINMENT

Number one show on the DIY Network.  In the third season, followed and filmed a cast of characters who set out to construct three cabins in the Alaskan wilderness, with no roads and no building supply centers.

 

DIRECTOR/CINEMATOGRAPHER/PRODUCER - “GAME CHANGERS” - MTO PRODUCTIONS / CBS

Highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of  fans in need.

 

DIRECTOR/CINEMATOGRAPHER - “LUCKY DOG” - MTO PRODUCTIONS / CBS

Rescuing out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs where the host turns the dogs into adoptable pets at the training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch,

 

FILM AND TELEVISION INSTRUCTOR  - TRIDENT  TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Taught the understanding of 16mm and 35mm film production to 40 plus students per semester

Designed lessons explaining script structure, lighting comprehension, and building 16 and 35mm cameras. Instructed students to produce short films, features, news packages, promotional spots and commercials. Provided instruction for shot composition and film aesthetics for features, shorts, documentaries, commercials and P.S.A.'s. Coordinated the development and production of five P.S.A's a semester for local non-profit organizations. Supervised the production of four 16mm independent films each semester.

 

PRODUCER/EDITOR/PRODUCTION MANAGER- LITTON ENTERTAINMENT 

EXPLORATION WITH RICHARD WIESE

Headed the Production nationally and internationally including all logistics and field production. Directed and wrote episodes including segments in Australia, Colorado, and Washington State. Director of  Photography  for all shoots. Edited and created the sound design for all episodes.

 

COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - WCIV ABC News 4, Mount Pleasant, SC

Supervised all Commercial Production for local businesses and Advertising Agencies. Responsible for coordinating all aspects of film and video production for Commercials, P.S.A'S, and Presentations. Produced and designed all Commercial concepts and layouts for ABC News Four's Commercial Client. Shot and edited Innovative Commercials for Local Businesses and Promotions for Local Newscast.

 

PHOTOJOURNALIST - WCIV ABC News 4, Mount Pleasant, SC

Shot video stories, including basic news, features, spot news, education and sporting events. Edited news footage, creating compelling video packages for daily newscast. Operated ENG, SNG, live shots.

 

 

AWARDS

EMMY WINNER: “Born to Explore - Morocco” - Best Cinematography in a daytime television series, 2013  

EMMY NOMINATED: “Born to Explore,” ABC, 2012

EMMY NOMINATED:  “Goodwill Industries,” Local Television, Campaign, ABC NEWS 4, 2006

EMMY NOMINATED: “Submarine,” Local News, Feature, ABC NEWS 4, 2006

TELLE:  “Born to Explore – Namibia,” - Best Cinematography of 2014

 

AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS (ADDY)

Gold ADDY Award: “Goodwill Industries,”  Local Television, Campaign, ABC NEWS 4,  2005

Best In SHOW Award: “Goodwill Industries,”  Local Television, Campaign, ABC NEWS 4,  2005

Gold ADDY Award: “City Bar,”  Local Television, ABC NEWS 4,  2004

Special Judges Award: “City Bar,”  Sound Design & Editing, ABC NEWS 4 , 2004

Silver Medal Award: “Old Town Park Circle,”  Local Television, ABC NEWS 4,  2004

Bronze Medal Award: “Gents Barber Spa,”  Local Television, ABC NEWS 4,   2004

Special Editing Award: “Charleston Swamp Foxes,”  Local Television, ABC NEWS 4,  2003

Special Editing Award: “For The House,”  Local Television, ABC NEWS 4, 2002

Bronze Medal Award: “The Black Tie,”  Local Television, ABC NEWS 4, 2001

Bronze Medal Award: “Boone Hall Promotion,”  Local Television, Promotion, ABC NEWS4, 2001

 

RADIO TELEVISION NEWS DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION (RTNDA)

1st Place Photography: “The Hunley  Buria,l” ,ABC NEWS 4, 2001

1st Place Photography: “Pet E.R”, ABC NEWS 4, 2000

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP)

1st Place Education: “Campus Security”, ABC NEWS 4, 2000

2nd Place Investigative: “Sexual Predator”, ABC NEWS 4, 2000

 

 

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH - Colorado State University, Ft Collins, Colorado. 1996

Concentration in Creative Writing, second field, film studies

Film Studies consisted of film theory, editing, shooting and basic film grammar.

 

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