STEADICAM | VIDEOGRAPHY | MEDIA RESUME


2013 to 2017 Steadicam clients included:

2013 to 2015 - Selected Steadicam credits: corporate, commercial and broadcast projects:

 

Chicago Dream House Raffle - commercials          Atomic Productions

Wilson Basketballs - promo          Big Shoulders Productions

The Daily Show - broadcast          Bunyap Communications

Gillette Razors - commercial          Concrete Media

New Balance shoes - commercial          Daufenbach Camera

The Willis Clan - live concert shoot for DVD          High Five Entertainment

Topco - internal video for annual meeting          Image Base

Tribune Media - internal video          J-Cut Films

Paramore - live concert shoot at Tinley Park          M. Thelin Productions

Comcast SportsNet Chicago - broadcast          NBC Universal

Waldorf Astoria Chicago - web promo          Norman Brothers

Rockford Pediatrics Hospital - commercial          Rumor Films

Allstate Insurance - internal training video          Second City Communications

Bud Light - commercial          Studio M

“Once” - commercial for musical          Production Craft

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management          Solid Line Media

2012 new Steadicam clients included:

2012 continuing Steadicam clients included:

2010 - 2011 Steadicam clients included:

2007 - 2009 Steadicam and Videography clients included:

2003 - present

Dance Documentation and Dance Films

2001 - present

Corporate and event Videography
  • Corporate and commercial projects included: BCBG Max Azria, Boston Consulting Group, Citadel, Dyson Vacuums, E.P.A., First Nonprofit Group, Ford Motor Co, Frank N. Magid Associates, Gary Comer College Prep, Gillette Razors, Hilton Hotels, Human Rights Watch, Kashi Cereal, Kellogg School of Business, Kerry Ingredients, Magnificent Mile Association, National Demolition Association, Robinette Demolition, Power Plate, Revolution Brewery, Sacred Heart Schools, Seattle's Best Coffee, The Second City, Underwriters Laboratories, United Airlines, US Gypsum, Vitamin Water, What the Sell?!

1994 - present

Steadicam Operation on commercials, industrials, music videos, and dramatic films on Video, HD, 16 + 35mm film.
  • Corporate, commercial and broadcast projects included: Abbott Labs, Aircell, American College of Cardiology, American Crew, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, BET Network, Bellator Fighting Championships, Brightstar Corp, Bud Light, Buddig, Buick, Cablevision, Caffarelli & Siegel law firm, Cassidy Tire, Caterpillar, Centene Corporation, Chamberlain, Cheeky Chicago, Chevy Malibu, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Dream House Raffle, Continental Furniture, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, CVS, CDW, The Daily Show, DDB Needham, First Chicago, First Nonprofit Group, Forbes Travel Guide, Fresh Wave, Gillette Razors, Goshen Center for Cancer Care, de Giulio Kitchen Design, Greenwood Associates, Hilton Hotels, Jayco RV, Kellogg School of Business, LG vacuums, Loyola University, Lucent Technologies, Magnificent Mile Association, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Mexico: One Plate at a Time, Microsoft, Mulitiplex Clubs, Museum of Science and Industry, My Space Live, Navistar, New Balance Shoes, Nicole Maret, Nintendo Wii, Nissan, Peak6 Investments, Porsche Exchange, QVC Network, Qvidian Playbook, Restoration Hardware, Revolution Brewery, Rockford Health System, SB Nation: Core of Sports, Sears Chef Challenge, Second City Communications, Seqway Chicago, Seyfarth Shaw, Shure Microphones, Steve Harvey, Topco, Trend Micro, Tribune Media, Trump Hotel Chicago, US Cellular, Veuve Cliequot, Wave Vodka, Wrigleys Gum, and Yale Forklifts.

June 1994

  • Attended Cinema Products 5 day Steadicam Workshop at the International Film and Television Workshops, Rockport, Maine.

1991 to 1994

  • PA, grip, boom operator, sound designer, camera operator on various projects in Chicago. Production companies included: H-Gun, Daily Planet, Behemoth, Brand-X Filmworks, Medical Broadcasting Co., and Industrial Artists.

1991 to 1992

  • Full time Bicycle Messenger in Chicago.

1989 - 2003

Independent Filmmaking:
  • Cinematography + editing of my own short 16mm films. In 2002 I received a Media Arts grant from the Illinois Arts Council and a post-production grant from the Chicago Underground Film Festival.
  • My year 2000 short: A Primer for Dental Extraction has screened at over 30 film festivals and venues around the world.

EDUCATION
1983 to 1989

  • Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking: School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Received a Full Merit Scholarship (based upon the quality of submitted film portfolio)
  • Bachelor of Science in Cinema and Photography: Ithaca College (graduated Magna Cum Laude)

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE AS OWNER/OPERATOR

    Steadicam
  • Cinema Products Steadicam EFP and 3a
  • GPI PRO Sled and Steadyrig arm
  • Tiffen Steadicam Flyer LE
  • Tiffen Steadicam Pilot

    Video Cameras
  • Canon 6D
  • Canon 7D
  • Canon 60D
  • Panasonic HMC150
  • Panasonic DVX100a
  • Sony PD150 and PD170 DVcams
  • Canon GL-1

    Motion Picture Cameras
  • Arriflex SB 16m camera
  • Bolex Rex 4

    Still Photography Cameras
  • Canon 6D, 7D, 60D, 20D, Rebel Xti
  • Pentax K-1000

    Post-production software
  • Final Cut Pro
  • DVD Studio Pro


 
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LINKS
  • Internet Movie Database A partial listing of feature films, shorts and broadcast projects I've worked on.
  • My Steadicam Operators Association listing.
  • My ProductionHUB listing.
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    Steadicam Credits

    Industrial | Corporate | Commercials | TV

    Abbott Labs, Abstract: The Art of Design, Aircell, American College of Cardiology, American Crew, American Docs, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, BET Network, Brightstar Corp, Bellator Fighting Championships, Bud Light, Buddig, Buick, Cablevision, Caffarelli & Siegel law firm, Cassidy Tire, Caterpillar, CDW, Centene, Chamberlain, Cheeky Chicago, Chevy Malibu, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Dream House Raffle, Citadel, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Continental Furniture, CVS, The Daily Show, DDB Needham, Dyson Vacuums, First Chicago, First NonProfit Group, Forbes Travel Guide, Fresh Wave, G + W Electric, Gillette Razors, de Giulio Kitchen Design, Goshen Center for Cancer Care, Greenwood Associates, Hilton Hotels, Jayco RV, Kellogg School of Business, Kerry Ingredients, LG vacuums, Loyola University, Lucent Technologies, Magnificent Mile Association, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Mexico: One Plate at a Time, Microsoft, Mulitiplex Clubs, Museum of Science and Industry, MySpace Live, Navistar, Nicole Meret, Nintendo Wii, Peak6 Investments, Porsche Exchange, QVC Network, Qvidian Playbook, Restoration Hardware, Rockford Health System, SB Nation: Core of Sports, Sears Chef Challenge, Second City Communications, Seyfarth Shaw, Seqway Chicago, Shure Microphones, Steve Harvey, Topco, Trend Micro, Tribune Media , Trump Hotel Chicago, US Cellular , Underwriters Laboratories, United Airlines, Univision PSA, Univision TV Promo, Veuve Cliequot, Wave Vodka, Wrigleys Gum, Yale Forklifts.

    MUSIC VIDEOS AND LIVE PERFORMANCE

    Arlen Music, Clawfinger, Drama, Lupe Fiasco, Front Line Assembly, Brett Eldridge, Gillette/Twenty Fingers, Carolyn Hoerdemann, I See Stars, Court Jester, Hugh Laurie (band documentary), The Legendary Traxster, Ramsey Lewis, Lil Durk, Kelsey Montanez (10,000 Bombs, Out of Sight), Napalm Death, oh my god, Paramore, Poe, Gayle Ritt, R5, Ramsen Sheeno, Ysanne Spevack, T.I, Tomi, Villain, Wickerman, The Willis Clan, Young Chop, Zona Man.

    INDIE FEATURES

    20-22, After Effect, Animals, 8 of Diamonds, Bullet on a Wire, The Blank Page, Farewell Darkness, Happily After, The Last Days of British Honduras, Loopers: A Caddie’s Life, Nightlights, Polish Wedding, The Rake, Roundabout American, Two Rivers, Without Borders, You May Not Kiss the Bride.

    SHORT FILMS

    I have been a paid Steadicam Operator on well over 70 student film projects since 1995. Approximately half of these were shot on 16mm film and originated from Northwestern University and Columbia College in Chicago. In 2010 I began working on DePaul University and Flashpoint Academy projects, typically shot on the Red Cam. I have also worked professionally on School of the Art Institute related features and shorts as well as on numerous independent shorts, experimental films and art projects including: Adorno/Bueller, The Advanced Technological Regression of Nestor Talbot, The Alchemy of Comedy, Beer Float, The Caseys, Chase, A City to Make Me, Debt of the Heart, The Devolution of Ethan Chadwick, Diversion, Don’t Know What it is, Emmett's Last Stand, Fading to Photograph, Flat Chested, The Girl in Blue, A Heretic’s Primer, The Janitor's Closet, Keeper, The Kiss, The Last Cosmonaut, Last Light, Lionel on a SunDay, Marathon, My Lovers Moods, Not With a Bang, On Falling, Palooka, The Perfect Skate, Rather Lovely Thing, Reservations, Streamline, Taco Mary, Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 23-33, Two Days in Limbo, Unbridled.

    Dance

    From 2003 to 2013 I did Steadicam shooting for BONEdanse|Breakbone DanceCo documenting both live performances and shooting site specific pieces utilizing Steadicam Videography. Since 2008 I’ve done Steadicam shooting for performance documentaion and dance films for Cindy Brandle Dance Company, Colleen Halloran Films (Playland), Dances Made to Order: Wasteland, Dropshift Dance, Khecari Dance Theatre, Nadia Oussenko, The Space / Movement Project, Synapse Arts Collective, and Willful Acts, Zephyr Dance.

    Weddings

    Since 2010 I’ve shot wedding b-roll with my smaller Steadicam rigs (Pilot and Flyer LE) with DSLR cameras. Clients include: Joshua Albanese Photography, Delack Media Group, Front Row View Films, Leap Weddings, R.E.M. Video and Photography, Sami Studio, and Xpress Video Productions. View a demo here or here.