- Today2017September 2013
Director of Photography and Media ProductionRandy Palmer ProductionsWork with clients to create cinematic videos that visualize their story, message, and brand.
Compose and light images to achieve the most tailored aesthetic.
Provide a comfortable, yet professional atmosphere to pull the best out of everyone involved.
- TodaySeptember 2013January 2008
Director of PhotographyCenter City Film & Video / Stage 3 ProductionsMade the creative decisions in composition and lighting to achieve a client’s vision for a project, while bringing my own energy to the filming process.
Collaborated with a production team daily to discuss assignments, production
progress, and determine best practices to ensure production objectives are obtained.
Managed and inventoried equipment across multiple studios and remote production vehicles. Identified, approved, and procured equipment and elements required for productions.
- TodayDecember 2008August 2006
Camera Operator, Lighting & Audio TechnicianCenter City Film & Video / Stage 3 ProductionsControlled and mastered any variety of camera equipment for in-studio or field operation.
Created traditional and creative lighting set ups to match the task at hand.
Ensured high-quality, distraction free audio recording in unpredictable environments.
Ran teleprompter and revised scripts.
- TodayAugust 2006August 2005
Media Duplicator, CompressionistCenter City Film & Video / Stage 3 ProductionsTransferred, duplicated, and Q.C. checked final versions of all products before shipping them out the door.
Determined most appropriate specs for encoding digital video files.
Managed library of footage and digital files for distribution.
Was Commander of audio and video signal flow throughout dozens of decks, edit suites, DA's, and TBC's.
Authored DVD's using Adobe Creative Suit.
- Drexel University, Philadelphia
Film and VideoBachelor of Science
- TodayAugust 2004May 2004
Freelance Producer/DirectorSchool District of PhiladelphiaCreated engaging promotional videos from conception to completion for the district's Service Learning program.
Wrote, produces, shot, and edited videos that increased awareness of highlighted educational programs.
Gained the skill to interview someone on camera and glean information from a subject.
Formed the skills to construct a concise narrative out of mountains of information.
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- Video production
- Film director
- Final Cut Pro
- Client Relations Management
- Video Editing
- Post production
- Adobe Photoshop
I'm a Director of Photography with a diversified experience in video production. Having been involved in all aspects of the business has provided me an in depth understanding and allowed to me to bring value and versatility to all the different aspects of a production.
I have a sizable expertise on shooting scripted, reality, interview, documentary, and children’s TV. Corporate branding, bio, commercial, and marketing videos. Live event coverage, on-demand content, healthcare and infomercials.
I've worked on projects in 12 different countries and 40+ US States.
Specialties: Field production, Composition, Camera, Lighting, Client relations, Audio, Frequent flier aficionado