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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Versatile Cinematographer possessing expertise in studio set maintenance, lighting arrangements and image synchronization. Proficient in Adobe Primere and Skillful in Davinci Resolved operating multiple camera accessory and support platforms such as tripods, jibs, Steadicams and lights. Passionate about craft and committed to continually improving processes.

Skills
  • Composition understanding
  • Lighting scenes
  • Preparing shots
  • Configuring cameras
  • Writing and editing
  • Motion and Premier Pro mastery
  • Color correction knowledge
  • Script review and revision
  • Video production
  • Drone videography
  • Adobe creative suite
  • Final draft
  • Film deliveries
  • Production Scheduling
  • Shot list reading
  • Movie magic budgeting
  • Movie magic scheduling
Work History
Director , 07/2021 to 07/2021
Pike Electric CompanyLenoir, NC,
  • Focused teams on developing innovative and cutting-edge approaches at all levels with effective resource allocation and strategic planning.
  • Directed work of lighting and sound crews to coordinate efficient production operations.
  • Completed pre-production planning such as setting budgets, hiring crew and cast members and obtaining permits.
  • Coordinated with production team, producer and director to pinpoint creative vision, determine technical needs and devise shooting schedule.
  • Performed smooth and professional final edits using Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects.
  • Wrote, directed, shot and edited Devil May Care project with $500 budget.
  • Planned video shoots in studio and remotely by managing production through all stages to completion.
  • Remained composed and highly professional in fast-paced and constantly changing environment, effectively handling challenging situations and difficult individuals to achieve objectives.
  • Developed schedules for production, editing and duplication for timely delivery.
  • Reviewed scripts to determine most appropriate methods to use for directing both actors and crew members.
  • Oversaw lighting, graphics, audio and camera movements in TV and movie filmmaking.
  • Developed project budgets and managed production costs.
  • Assessed final products to check quality and consistency with creative vision.
  • Determined ideal film locations, attained permits and planned shots to achieve intended results.
  • Evaluated scripts to identify creative strategies and resource needs for effective production.
  • Visited various locations for shoots and oversaw live field operations, typically supervising 12-person production teams.
  • Delivered edits with multiple camera angle choices, titles, graphics, audio and special effects.
  • Evaluated and selected scenes for pacing, entertainment value and continuity, trim shots and edit content.
  • Exported final cuts and upload to content management system and client platforms.
  • Understood director's artistic vision and maintained alignment with vision throughout editing process.
  • Developed and managed storyboards, post-production editing and final delivery formats.
Cinematographer, 04/2021 to 04/2021
Pike Electric CompanyLewisville, NC,
  • Elevated video quality through creative and tasteful sound design and color grading.
  • Checked lighting and composition of each scene and made adjustments to meet needs.
  • Planned shoots, including number and type of cameras, angles and lighting requirements.
  • Remained up-to-date on current trends and new technology to acquire better images.
  • Read and understood scripts, shot lists and location plans.
  • Performed test shoots by using different focal lengths and camera placements.
  • Oversaw post-production activities by performing editing, color corrections and motion graphic design, guaranteeing high production value.
  • Cut delivery times through proactive tracking and monitoring of project timelines and aggressive pursuit of customer approval of digital and print files.
  • Wrote scripts and shot sheets and edited content for commercial projects.
  • Maintained schedules, managed deadlines and interfaced with teammates to support production activities.
  • Organized assets by collecting data from camera media, transcoding video and audio files and managing file backup to digital asset management system.
  • Delivered edits with multiple camera angle choices, titles, graphics, audio and special effects.
  • Evaluated and selected scenes for pacing, entertainment value and continuity, trim shots and edit content.
  • Understood director's artistic vision and maintained alignment with vision throughout editing process.
  • Exported final cuts and upload to content management system and client platforms.
  • Developed and managed storyboards, post-production editing and final delivery formats.
  • Assembled various amounts of footage into seamless end product.
  • Reviewed and edited film by selecting best combination of performance, sequencing and timing to tell story.
  • Utilized adobe premiere to manipulate, splice and sync video footage.
  • Managed projects and workflows for creation of commercial films.
Director , 05/2019 to 05/2020
IPAC MazdaCity, STATE,
  • Directed work of lighting and sound crews to coordinate efficient production operations.
  • Assisted with creation of marketing strategy and advertising initiatives used to promote company to community members.
  • Determined ideal film locations, attained permits and planned shots to achieve intended results.
  • Evaluated scripts to identify creative strategies and resource needs for effective production.
  • Created annual budget and developed comprehensive plan to accomplish company objectives while staying within budget.
  • Performed research on available locations, sun position, props and weather conditions at prospective film sites.
  • Elevated video quality through creative and tasteful sound design and color grading.
  • Checked lighting and composition of each scene and made adjustments to meet needs.
  • Planned shoots, including number and type of cameras, angles and lighting requirements.
  • Directed work of up to 4 crew members.
  • Read and understood scripts, shot lists and location plans.
  • Oversaw post-production activities by performing editing, color corrections and motion graphic design, guaranteeing high production value.
  • Cut delivery times through proactive tracking and monitoring of project timelines and aggressive pursuit of customer approval of digital and print files.
  • Wrote scripts and shot sheets and edited content for commercial projects.
Cinematographer, 11/2019 to 11/2019
Mister Recording Studios (Micah WagnerCity, STATE,
  • Performed research on available locations, sun position, props and weather conditions at prospective film sites.
  • Elevated video quality through creative and tasteful sound design and color grading.
  • Checked lighting and composition of each scene and made adjustments to meet needs.
  • Planned shoots, including number and type of cameras, angles and lighting requirements.
  • Remained up-to-date on current trends and new technology to acquire better images.
  • Directed work of up to 4 crew members.
  • Adjusted lighting systems and other stage equipment to promote delivery of enjoyable guest experiences.
  • Read and understood scripts, shot lists and location plans.
  • Organized and prepared shooting facilities to execute live performances, concerts, group entertainment events and dance functions.
  • Performed test shoots by using different focal lengths and camera placements.
  • Oversaw post-production activities by performing editing, color corrections and motion graphic design, guaranteeing high production value.
  • Collaborated with director to plan and implement desired production look.
  • Organized assets by collecting data from camera media, transcoding video and audio files and managing file backup to digital asset management system.
  • Delivered edits with multiple camera angle choices, titles, graphics, audio and special effects.
  • Evaluated and selected scenes for pacing, entertainment value and continuity, trim shots and edit content.
  • Understood director's artistic vision and maintained alignment with vision throughout editing process.
  • Played key role in facilitating projects and contributing to every stage of film and video production.
  • Exported final cuts and upload to content management system and client platforms.
  • Participated in creative meetings to assist in developing ideas and defining project deadlines.
  • Edited content in real time at events to deliver high-quality media content within short timeframes.
  • Assembled various amounts of footage into seamless end product.
  • Utilized Adobe Premiere to manipulate, splice and sync video footage.
  • Reviewed and edited film by selecting best combination of performance, sequencing and timing to tell story.
  • Reviewed content for quality control to drive vital technical and editorial corrections.
Cinematographer, 09/2019 to 09/2019
TresleCity, STATE,
  • Elevated video quality through creative and tasteful sound design and color grading.
  • Checked lighting and composition of each scene and made adjustments to meet needs.
  • Planned shoots, including number and type of cameras, angles and lighting requirements.
  • Read and understood scripts, shot lists and location plans.
  • Performed test shoots by using different focal lengths and camera placements.
  • Oversaw post-production activities by performing editing, color corrections and motion graphic design, guaranteeing high production value.
  • Delivered newsworthy stories on air using perfect pronunciation and inflection.
  • Collaborated with director to plan and implement desired production look.
  • Wrote scripts and shot sheets and edited content for commercial projects.
  • Assisted director with planning and completing film shots and B roll footage.
  • Managed digital assets and resources for business, promotional and routine filming use.
  • Delivered edits with multiple camera angle choices, titles, graphics, audio and special effects.
  • Organized assets by collecting data from camera media, transcoding video and audio files and managing file backup to digital asset management system.
  • Evaluated and selected scenes for pacing, entertainment value and continuity, trim shots and edit content.
  • Exported final cuts and upload to content management system and client platforms.
  • Played key role in facilitating projects and contributing to every stage of film and video production.
  • Understood director's artistic vision and maintained alignment with vision throughout editing process.
  • Assembled various amounts of footage into seamless end product.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Digital Cinematography, Expected in 05/2021
Full Sail University - Winter Park, FL
GPA:
Accomplishments

Full Sail University, 2021

Awarded Best Director and Best Cinematography and Over All Film for:

"Till Death"

Awarded Best Film for: " Gordos Good Eats" product video

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School Attended
  • Full Sail University
Job Titles Held:
  • Director
  • Cinematographer
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  • Cinematographer
  • Cinematographer
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science