San Francisco, California USA
001 415/776-5857 home/office
001 415/298-4220 mobile
1978 to present
Free-lance provider of film and video production services. Sound recordist; ENG video/audio tech; data wrangler; camera assistant; gaffer/lighting director/electrician; dolly and crane grip; camera and sound rigger; Jimmy jib, Microdolly, Porta-Jib tech; helicopter mount installer; boom operator; teleprompter operator; camera operator; still photographer and consultant on overseas and domestic productions. Former staff producer. Now offering...non-commercial 4K aerial drone photography!
Since 1978, have worked in various capacities on domestic and international travel and corporate documentaries, as well as corporate films and videos, commercials/infomercials, music videos, industrials, feature films, broadcast television programs, still photography, etc. Complete audio package including wireless mikes. Complete camera assistant package. Worldwide experience. Specializing in second and third world travel.
For seven years, worked worldwide on a series of short films about the winners of the Goldman Prize, the environmental equivalent of the Nobel Peace prize, given every year to exemplary grassroots environmentalists in six worldwide geographic regions.
Since 2011, have worked as a technical director on a series of traveling STEM science fairs all over the US, teaching kids and adults about the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) behind the sports of golf, football, baseball and soccer
Worked for, but not exclusively:
CLIENTS: Reader’s Digest (ten years of National Geographic genre travel films worldwide), IBM, Apple, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, University of Texas Houston, BHP (USA & Australia), All major television networks and many cable channels, major banks, National Basketball Association, Food Network, National Geographic, BBC, Discovery, Banana Republic, GAP, Cisco Systems, Oracle, Levi Strauss, Visa, NASA, WGBH, Fox Sports, Google, Goldman Environmental Prize, US Army, Shaklee, Subaru, BMW, Ford, Chevron, American Himalayan Foundation, Adobe, Major League Baseball, NFL Network, Amgen, Xerox
PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Sea Studios, International Broadcast Network, Lieberman, Green Umbrella Ltd. (UK), Mc Dougall Creative, kaboom, eMotion Studios, Bravura Films, Group X, Kenwood Group, Schulberg, Clean Slate, Mill Valley Film Group, VanMetre Productions, Jack Morton Worldwide, October Films (UK), Oxford Scientific Films (UK), PRN, Midnight Media Group, Outline Productions, Darlow-Smithson, Dangerous Films (UK), Sacred Land Film Project, Tern TV, John McNeil Studios, Nutopia (UK), Raw TV (UK), Blink TV (UK), WAG-TV (UK), Windfall Films (UK), The Years Project, Artifact, October Films (UK), Car of Tomorrow, Krisfilms, Acme Productions, The Johnson Administration, 4SP, Storefront Media, Trailer Park, Shutterfly, Remedy, Porter Panther, Omnium Media, Milomix Productions, Eaglevision
Worked with, but not exclusively:
ASSISTANT CAMERA/AUDIO: Eli Adler, Michael Anderson, John Behrens, Andy Black, Tom Chandler, John Chater, Mike Coles (UK), Steve Davy, Wes Dorman, Dave Driver, Dave Drum, Lincoln Else, Mike Elwell, Rick Ewald, Lex Fletcher, Harvey Glen (UK/Dubai/LA), John Halliday, Jim Iacona, Marsha Kahm, Mark Knobil, Piers Leigh (UK), Andy Lilien, Duane McClunie (UK), Ezra Migel, Robin Mortarotti, Christian Schneider, Oliver Schofield (UK), Mark Schwartzbard, Shawn Sundby, Art Wilder
LIGHTING: Eric Blum, Spencer Commons, Richard Favaro, Darrell Flowers, Jon Fontana, Gordon Mc Giver, Tom Schnitzler, Alan Steinheimer
1990 to present
IATSE Local # 16. International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
1980 to present
NABET Local #51. National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians.
Place of birth - New York City, New York
Citizenship - USA