I am an award winning DOP and camera operator from Winnipeg, Manitoba. I specialize in documentary and current events shooting. I have also done extensive production and live sports work. In addition to camera work, I also edit and do colour timing.
2404-11 Evergreen Place
Winnipeg MB R3L 2T9
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY/VP, ICE RIVER FILMS; WINNIPEG, MB–NOVEMBER 2013-PRESENT
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company. Direct freelancers on projects and set creative direction for projects.
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, IMPACT STUDIOS; WINNIPEG, MB– MARCH 2013–NOVEMBER 2013
Set the aesthetic direction of projects. Relayed instruction to other camera operators on style and technique. Also produced and edited many of the projects I worked on.
FREELANCE DOP AND CAMERA OP; WINNIPEG, MB– MARCH 2013- PRESENT
Shoot and edit videos for a wide range of corporate clients. As well as, EFP work for Global News Winnipeg, Shaw TV, ABC 20/20, Fox Sports and sideline/end-zone camera for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
PHOTOJOURNALIST, GLOBAL NEWS; WINNIPEG, MB– DECEMBER 2009–MARCH 2013
Shoot and edit packs, VO-SOTS, and promos. As well, I contribute regularly to story meetings and provide insight and ideas to reporters. When called upon, I wrote and researched my own stories for the 6pm newscast, often working as a one-man-band conducting interviews, shooting, writing, and editing.
PHOTOGRAPHER/EDITOR, CKX TELEVISION; BRANDON, MB– SEPT-OCT 2009
I worked as a photographer/editor for CKX, where I was responsible for shooting and editing packs, VO-SOTS, and sports highlights. As well, I conducted interviews with local politicians and sports personalities.
Red River College 2007-2009, Creative Communications Diploma. Dean’s Honour Roll.
University of Winnipeg 2005-2007, Communications.
Storytelling Ability: From behind the lens, I have told the stories of numerous athletes, politicians, and everyday people in extraordinary situations. I believe that a camera is merely a tool that lets you capture and share the amazing stories that can be found if you look hard enough.
Technical Skills: Through experience, I have developed strong shooting and editing skills in both ENG and EFP. I am skilled in both standard (DV & Beta) and high definition camera equipment, as well as lighting techniques. I have in-depth knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.