CINEMATOGRAPHER, PRODUCER/EDITOR/CREATIVE DIRECTOR; MINOT AREA COUNCIL OF THE ARTS, MINOT ND (Current Position)

Producing/Editing award winning commercials, documentaries to digital shorts, web-content, writing press releases, promotional of local and area artists online, including photography, video projects

WFAA-TV, DALLAS TX 12/2014-11/2015

STUDIO CREW, prepping/operating studio cameras, lighting, audio and sets for nightly broadcasts and taped productions (Left due to company being sold, crew layoffs)

MINOT SCHOOL SYSTEM, MINOT ND 04/2012-05/2014

Night custodian in elementary school 

KXMC-TV; MINOT ND 09/2011-03/2012

PT Production Assist/Photographer

KAT COMMUNICATIONS, BISMARCK, ND 04/2011-09/2011

Cinematographer on summer 2011 digital short “ Why Apply for College ? “ (Let go after production completed)

SOUTH PRAIRIE ELEMENTARY MINOT ND 05/2010-04/2011

Parttime night custodian in elementary school

KMOT-TV, MINOT, ND 09/2009-04/2010

Parttime studio crew (left to find needed higher paying work)

KWHD-TV, DENVER CO 03/2008-09/20009

Director/Cinematographer on all department productions, field to studio, commercials to ½ hour programs (Company shut down in recession of 2009)

EDUCATION; MSU-BOZEMAN SCHOOL OF FILM/PHOTOGRAPHY BA Film/Video Production 1995-1997

awards/honors

2016 " Magic Tap Cloggers " Documentary short ** Best Cinematography Awards ** - Chandler International Film Fest, AZ Sept 2016 - LA Shorts Awards, Nov 2016 - WRPN-TV, Film/Video Competition; Delaware Dec 2016 ** Documentary Short ** - Semi-Finalist; LA Cine-Fest Dec 2016 - Semi-Finalist; Hollywood Screenings Film Fest Jan 2017 - Official Selection, Depth of Field Film Fest, Nassau, DE Jan 2017 - Official Selection; Docs Without Border Film Fest, DE Feb 2017

LEADERSHIP

US Air Force 1989-1993

REFERENCES

Shaun Sipma, Farmers Insurance & Farm Rescue, Minot ND 701-852-3116  

Rita Tescher, Rita’s Daily Burn, Minot ND 701-720-3929

Haley Burchett, The Dance Company/Magic Tap Cloggers, Minot ND 423-609-0304