Randy Palmer Jr

Randy Palmer Jr

Director of Photography, Independent Projects
 

Currently employed at Randy Palmer Productions

Previous: Center City Film & Video / Stage 3 Productions, School District of Philadelphia

 

Previous: Drexel University

 

    Summary

    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

Experiences

 

Director of Photography and Media Production

At Randy Palmer Productions

From September 2013 to Present
Work 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.
 

Director of Photography

At Center City Film & Video / Stage 3 Productions

From January 2008 to September 2013
Made 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...
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Camera Operator, Lighting & Audio Technician

At Center City Film & Video / Stage 3 Productions

From August 2006 to December 2008
Controlled 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.
 

Media Duplicator, Compressionist

At Center City Film & Video / Stage 3 Productions

From August 2005 to August 2006
Transferred, 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...
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Drexel University, Philadelphia

Bachelor of Science, Film and Video

From August 2002 to June 2006
 

Freelance Producer/Director

At School District of Philadelphia

From May 2004 to August 2004
Created 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...
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Skills

 
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Audio
  • Audiovisual
  • Client Relations Management
  • Film director
  • Filmmaker
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Lighting
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Centres d'intérêt

 
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Photography
  • Skiing
  • Travel