Professional Experience.

  • Projectionist

    Various National Film Festivals

    October 2017 - PRESENT

    ● Contracted projectionist at up to 6 different film festivals yearly - Mill Valley, Durango, MountainFilm, Telluride Horror Show Santa Fe Independent, Santa Fe Film Festival
    ● Instrumental in the continuous success in theater events through creative management and on-sight troubleshooting of departmental cinema equipment
    ● Knowledgeable in all aspects of event cycles, achieved success building shows, managing multiple projects, managing live events delivering high quality, and efficient projections
    ● Enforced a strong focus on customer retention, satisfaction, and recurring revenue; continuously met and exceeded customer's expectations and even goals

  • Video Editor

    Various Companies

    January 2016 - Present

    ● Maintained expert working knowledge of cutting-edge video editing applications, software systems such as the Adobe Creative Suite and other visual strategies
    ● Recognized with reoccurring business/contracting for exceeding expectations while editing multiple short formatted projects for various clients requiring creative storytelling
    ● Acknowledged for going above and beyond with editing and establishing consistent time management along with continuous communication with the team to share ideas and amplify workflow
    ● Kept skills current regarding editing and post production

  • Technical Coordinator

    Film Society of Minneapolis

    April 2017 - March 2020

    ● Strong strategic direction expertise on festival operations, contracted yearly to oversee all projection responsibilities across 10+ screens in the Twin Cities
    ● Played an integral role in leading the film screening process along with supervising and training projectionist teams for multi-screens in an effort to deliver a picture-perfect experience
    ● Demonstrated exceptional end to end knowledge in digital media, scheduling, repairs, ingests, content creation, distribution keys, and on/off site troubleshooting
    ● Exemplified excellent communication skills; ability to communicate effectively on many levels with internal staff and Film Society of Minneapolis management

  • Production Manager

    The American Pavilion at the Festival de Cannes

    May, 2018 & 2019

    ● The American Pavilion is the center of activity at the Cannes International Film Festival for the American film community, offering membership for professionals, the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase and more
    ● Achieved production success by facilitating and maintaining consistent communications and collaboration with multiple workgroups, including Technical Director
    ● Ensured American Pavilion’s production went accordingly by making sure that the production ran by the schedule, daily quality check of all equipment, and reporting to the producer on progress
    ● Provided leadership and training to groups of students on proper design, vision, and creativity to enable large scale events

  • Technical Coordinator

    Center for Contemporary Arts

    May 2016 - December 2018

    ● Visualized and executed strategic projection visions for three screens and managed various projection aspects such as media creation and projection testing
    ● Competency in projection management involving designing and enacting programming, projection testing, media creation, and theater equipment maintenance and repairs
    ● Maintained consistent alignment with clients’ objectives and needs, managing multiple projects, and work with clients to achieve objectives and enhance projection results

  • Floor Manager

    The Grip House

    January 2014 - December 2016

    ● Maintained proper inventory by checking equipment stock to determine inventory level, purchasing and restocking equipment whenever necessary
    ● Facilitated and maintained administrative/management processes like supervising, budgeting and scheduling to achieve and improve operations and efficiency
    ● Resolved and troubleshot technical issues, conducted equipment repairs and quality checks, soundstage maintenance, and troubleshot editing facilities at The Grip House
    ● Developed and maintained working relationships with university students, helped and informed them on The Film School’s equipment and facilities through leadership and hands on experiences

Other Industry Gigs.

  • How Is This Happening - POLIÇA

    2018

    Colorist

  • Brief History of The Future

    2017

    Editor

  • Memories of Miss O’Keeffe

    2016

    2nd Unit Director of Photography

  • Meow Wolf

    2016

    1st Assitant Camera

  • Currents New Media

    2015

    Videographer

  • MacGyver’s Maze

    2015

    Unit Production Manager

  • Serpent in the Bottle

    2014

    Assistant Colorist

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Equipment Skills.

Red, Arri, Canon, & More
Drones
Kino, HMI, Lighting
DCP
Dolly, Jib, Gimbal

Software Skills.

Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom
DaVinci Resolve
Avid Media Systems
Mocha & Cinema 4D
Office Suite

Personal Skills.

Reliable & Punctual
Organized
Self Motivated
CPR & First Aid
Eagle Scout

Education History.

  • SANTA FE UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN

    BFA- Film Production

    Graduated early with the honors Magna Cum Laude

  • University of Tampa

    Film Production Studies

  • Coronado High School

    Graduated high school in Colorado Springs, CO

Industry Highlights.

● Secured contracts with notable news, media, academic and film companies including HuffPost, PBS, and The American Pavilion.
● DP For a “Wiggle Stereoscopy” music video – 1 Showcase, 7 Festival Selections.
● Production Manager at the Cannes Film Festival.
● Assistant Colorist & Director of Transmedia for “Serpent in the Bottle”.
● Best VFX in the 2014 Albuquerque 48hr Film Festival.
● Helped create a new vision for an abandoned cinema’s management and projection systems.
● Founded BDW Media, a film and photography company.

Select Projects.

  • Closer To Truth

    Camera Utility

    June 2019

    Contracted by PBS to work as the camera utility for the New Mexico portion of "Breakthroughs". Closer To Truth is a public television series featuring scientists, philosophers, theologians and scholars exploring the deepest questions of Cosmos, Consciousness and Meaning-the structure of the universe, the nature of the mind and the search for ultimate reality.

  • The Debacle

    Director Of Photography / Producer

    January 2019

    Two friends resolve to enjoy an old horror movie as a consequence of character similarities. As the film makes headway, art begins to imitate life.

  • HuffPost

    Camera Operator

    August 2018

    Contracted to shoot a portion of a documentary video production for a digital series titled #crashtheparty, it's focused on female candidates running for office in the midterm elections.

  • Santa Fake

    Camera Utility

    January 2018

    A young man from Ireland emigrates to the United States and finds himself caught up in an escalating whirlwind of shenanigans.