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Summary

A visual storyteller with consistent and qualitative experience in shooting and editing small to large scale video marketing campaigns. Influenced by cinematic techniques and motivated in both independent and team based environments. Always persistent to learn and grow.

Work History

Digital Feast, Inc.

Feb 2014Present

Filmmaker/Editor/Photographer (Full-Time)

  • shoot and edit video and photography for both the private and public sectors, including government, manufacturing, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, health care networks and small businesses.
  • storyboard interactive marketing campaigns from initial idea to final export
  • creatively working with a dedicated team of artists and business professionals to deliver an effective visual story
  • meeting deadlines while achieving consistent quality results

JKL Pictures, LLC (Jackson Lee Kitchell)

Dec 2014Present

Filmmaker/Editor (Freelance)

  • produce, direct, shoot and edit various short films and music videos.
  • shoot and edit cinematic style weddings

James Spence Authentication

Aug 2015Present

Filmmaker/Editor/Photographer (Freelance)

  • shoot and edit web based shorts for internationally recognized autograph authentication service
  • light and photograph employee head shots for web site

DeSales University

Aug 2009May 2012

TV/Film Equipment Rental Specialist

  • organized rental orders for TV/Film students
  • inventory and maintenance of video and audio equipment
  • learn/test new equipment arrivals
  • teach students how to use equipment, offer suggestions, and answer any questions

Videography Portfolio

Portfolio

Education

DeSales University

20092014

B.A. - TV/Film

Skills

Videography

DSLR, Mirrorless, and cinema camera systems

Editing

Adobe Creative Cloud

Steadicam Operation

Glidecam and Ronin

UAV Drones

Dji

Photography

5D Markiii & Sony a7s

Color Correction

Lighting

Fresnel, Fluorescent and LED

Grip

operation of doorway and track dollies, jibs and other on set equipment

Sound

operation of digital audio recorders and microphones

Photography Portfolio

Awards

  • 1st Place - “Evolve” - 2014 1st Annual Dance Shorts Student Film Festival (Tampa, Florida)
  • 2nd Place - “Plugged In” - 2014 1st Annual Dance Shorts Student Film Festival (Tampa, Florida)
  • Best Short (<10 min) - "Plugged In" in 2014 Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival
  • Best Picture for “Evolve” in 2013 DeSales University 48 Hour Screendance Film Festival Challenge
  • Honorable Mention for “Plugged In” in 2013 DeSales University Film Festival
  • Best Picture, Best Cinematography, and Best Execution of Concept for “Plugged In” in 2012 DeSales University 48 Hour Screendance Film Festival Challenge
  • Best Cinematography for “Feast Your Eyes” in 2011 DeSales University 48 Hour Screendance Film Festival Challenge