Cinematography, Editing, Visual FX and Sound Design

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN FAST GUY - Independent feature. I was the director of photography, editor, sound editor and FX guy. Directed by Brett Jones and John McElroy. [trailer]
  • BUSTED CITY - Independent feature. I was the cinematographer and editor. Directed by Paul Carr. [trailer]
  • AMERICAN HOSTAGE - Independent feature. I was responsible for the lighting and I served as one of the two main camera operators. Directed by Mounir Chakor. [trailer]
  • HAVE GUN WILL TRAVEL: True Believers - Music video shot and cut with FX. Directed by John McElroy [video]
  • TUPELOVE - Short movie for the Tupelo Convention and Travel Bureau. I was the cinematographer, editor, colorist, post-sound mixer. Directed by John Michael McCarthy. [view]
  • CIGARETTE GIRL - Independent feature. I was the cinematographer, editor and sound designer. Directed by John Michael McCarthy. [trailer], site
  • SUPERSTARLET A.D. - Independent feature, sound design, editing, computer SFX, website, directed by John Michael McCarthy. stills, clip 1, site, buy
  • THE SORE LOSERS - Independent feature, sound recording, utility, computer SFX, co-producer, website designer. The Sore Losers won first prize for 1997 Central Florida Film & Video Festival, directed by John Michael McCarthy. stills, clip 1, site
  • 200 SACHEN - Music video editor/fx; I also shot video #2; directed by John Michael McCarthy, Sony Germany. video 1video 2
  • THE HIVES: A Little More For Little You - Music video editor/fx; directed by John Michael McCarthy. video 1
  • JESSE AND NOAH: Dirty With A Southern Drawl - Music video shot and cut by me; directed by John Michael McCarthy. video
  • THE TRUE LOVERS: Death Threat - Music video shot and cut by me; directed by John Michael McCarthy. video
  • THE MAKERS (3 music videos) - Music video production, editor for three videos, directed by John Michael McCarthy. videos 1, video 2
  • THE MORNING RITUAL (7:44 min, 2001) - Independent short, sound design production. The Morning Ritual won the Hometowners Award for Narrative Short at the 2001 IndieMemphis Film Festival, directed by Jason Lazarus. view movie
  • IN THROUGH THE OUT (13 min, 2002) - Independent experimental short, sound edit, collaborative visual editing, video manipulation, directed by Mark Siska. view excerpt

Other Various Contract Work

  • The Mountain Dew Ice Village - One of four video artists at a sporting and entertainment facility. This 17 day event took place in Salt Lake City during the 2002 Olympics.
  • Video Production - Creation and maintaining of promotion spots for Pyramid events on in-house video system and matrix boards; other tasks include troubleshooting and camera operations, The Pyramid Arena, Memphis, TN. clip 1, clip 2
  • Fed Ex St.Jude Classic - For 3 consecutive years, 1999-2001, I've performed the following: shotgun mic operator, golf course cabling(tri-x, mic, dry pair, fiber) and camera mover, ABC/ESPN sports.
  • Wild Ride! - Real-time 3D surfing video game for the Windows 95 platform. Constructed, optimized, and animated 3D models. Designed various 2D graphics for texture mapping and game interface. Minimal programming, Runandgun! inc. stills
  • DUELIN' FIREMEN! - Film trailer/CD-Rom video game. Real set installation as well as a 3D street scene props. Also, King Buzzo character. Designed and created a mock punch/kick video game with 2D animation sequences. stills, mock videogame clip
  • Comedy Central Commercial - Miniature set installation for commercial bumpers, H-Gun Labs. view stills
  • Book of Swords - Ikehoman Productions feature, Best Boy Grip and cameo, directed by Peter Allen. view my cameo
  • Nickelodeon/TV Land Commercial - Set installation, Runandgun! inc.
  • TNT/Cartoon Network Commercial Bumpers - Computer matte cutting for video compositing, direction by Frank Kozik, H-Gun Labs.
  • OVT Visuals (now M1 Interactive) - Assisting in the installation and live mixing of large screen backdrop visuals for various events from fashion shows, rock shows, music videos, and parties.
  • 1992, 1993 AMOA Awards Ceremony - Designed and animated 2D graphics, AMOA (Amusement & Music Operators Association).

Web and Print Related Productions

  • Passman Galleries - Website graphics, design, and database for to showcase and sell hi-end jewelry and sculpture.
  • Moon Shine Lampshades - Website graphics and design for vintage fiberglass reproduction lampshade business.
  • Studio 207 - Website graphics and design for a Chicago based Film/HD production company.
  • The Willowz - DVD Press Review - Website graphics, design and video encoding for the pre-release of their DVD SEEINSQUARES.
  • Hyperharp - Website graphics, design and video encoding for a Chicago based musician.
  • Silicon Prairie - Cover illustration for technical journal, Chicago Tribune. view image
  • 1995 Program Guide - Cover illustration for annual live-music program guide, Chicago Park District. view image

COMPUTER

Software

Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Premiere, Fireworks, Davinci Resolve, Vegas Video

Lightwave, 3D Studio Max, Sound Forge, Quark Xpress, DeBabelizer, Sublime, Brackets

Content Management Systems and Scripting

Joomla, MODx, Concrete5, OScommerce

HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, Lua, mySQL

EDUCATION

Studied Computer Programming

  • 1990 - 1992 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • 1988 - 1990 Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH
  • 1987 - 1988 University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

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