Education

University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) – Class of 2009
B.F.A. in Film Production

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – Class of 2014
M.F.A. in Cinematography/Production

Experience

Film Production
  • Over 40 credits as Director of Photography or Gaffer since 2008
  • Shot projects for a variety of producers including Rabbit Bandini Productions, Vice, and I.Am+
  • Crewed on 3 Feature Films, Palo Alto, CA (2007), Dorfman in Love (2011), Beyond Paradise (2014)
  • Studied camera and lighting under Richard Crudo, ASC, Dante Spinote, ASC, and Guillermo Navarro, ASC through the Kodak Cinematographer-In-Residence Program at UCLA
  • Participated in multiple workshops under Larry Parker Mole at Mole-Richardson
  • Received the Panavision Student Film Grant for two UCLA Thesis films
UCLA Cinematography MFA Program
  • One of three student cinematographers selected worldwide to study at UCLA
  • Elected as Student Representative of the UCLA Cinematography Program
  • Cinematographer in multiple classes taught by James Franco, Bobby Moresco and Rod Holcomb
  • Conducted a thesis research project on the use of Projected High Framerate in narrative films

Skills

Extensive Knowledge of Camera Systems and Post Workflows
  • 35mm and Super 16mm – Panavision and Arri Cameras, Kodak film stocks
  • Digital Cinema – Arri Alexa, Red Epic/Scarlet/One, Sony F55 & FS7
  • HD Video – Sony F3, Canon C100/C300/C500, Panasonic AF-100, HDSLR
  • Owner/Operator of a Sony FS7 and Nikon D800 with multiple Nikkor lenses
Passion for Still Photography and Photo Journalism
Extensive Knowledge of Motion Picture Lighting, Grip, Dollies and Jibs
  • Experience with Mole-Richardson, Arri, LTM, Kino-Flo and K5600 Units
Extensive knowledge of Post Production Software
  • Final Cut Pro
  • BlackMagic Resolve
  • Adobe Photoshop and Premiere
  • Shotput Pro

Other Areas

Co-Photo Editor for UC Santa Cruz publication City on Hill Press (2008-2009)

Bilingual (English and French)