Director Of Photography

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Becki Valintine

becki.valintine@gmail.com | (412) 747-1150 | Las Vegas, NV

Summary


Experience


Director Of Photography at Peter W. Cushman, NVJun 2022 - Present

  • I increased viewership on the channel by 20% with my innovative photography techniques.
  • I was able to save the company $5,000 per month in production costs by negotiating discounts with local vendors.
  • I successfully completed a project ahead of schedule and under budget, which resulted in positive feedback from the client.
  • My creative eye led to award-winning campaigns that generated significant buzz and media attention.

Senior Director Of Photography at Richard K. Cushman, NVJul 2018 - May 2022

  • Led a team of 15 photographers in creating images for an international advertising campaign that spanned 12 countries and generated $100 million in sales.
  • Hired as the Senior Director Of Photography for a major motion picture studio and oversaw all photography related to production, post-production, and publicity.
  • Grew up in the industry working my way from intern to Assistant Director Of Photography on big budget films.
  • Consistently brought projects in under budget while maintaining high quality standards set by clients.
  • Won multiple awards for my work including a Clio and Cannes Lion.

Lead Director Of Photography at John A. Kline, NVSep 2012 - Jun 2018

  • Led a team of 5 photographers in creating promotional content for a major clothing retailer.
  • Captured and edited images that were used in an international advertising campaign.
  • Worked with a variety of clients, including high-profile celebrities, to create stunning portraits.
  • Etc.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Photography at University of Nevada, RenoAug 2007 - May 2012

I have learned how to use a camera, how to edit photos, and how to make a portfolio.

Skills


  • Camera Operation
  • Lighting
  • Composition
  • Cinematography
  • Film Editing
  • Visual Effects
  • 7. Audio Production

Madaline Ogle

madaline.ogle@gmail.com | (114) 235-8446 | 33460 US-280,

Summary


Experience


Director Of Photography at Red Rock Pictures, ALApr 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed photography projects for 3 major brands.
  • Worked with a team of 5 photographers to complete a project in 2 weeks.
  • Managed a budget of $50,000 for a photoshoot.
  • Coordinated with 10 different agencies to get the perfect shots.
  • Oversaw the post-production process for 100 photos.

Senior Director Of Photography at Windmill Lane Productions, ALAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Achieved a 98% customer satisfaction rating over the course of 3 years.
  • Led team of 15 photographers in producing an average of 200 photos per week.
  • Trained and developed 4 new photographers, who are now among the company’s top performers.
  • Negotiated discounts with 5 different vendors, resulting in savings of $10,000 annually.
  • Implemented a new photo editing software that increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Won 2 awards for best photography at industry-leading conferences.

Lead Director Of Photography at Blue Sky Studios, ALAug 2012 - Jul 2019

  • Negotiated and oversaw budgets for photography projects, ensuring that all costs were kept within the allocated budget.
  • Led a team of photographers on location shoots, ensuring that all shots were captured as required.
  • Managed post-production processes for photography projects, including editing and retouching images.
  • Liaised with clients to ensure that their specific requirements were met.
  • Generated new ideas and concepts for photography shoots.
  • Wrote proposals and tenders for potential photography work.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Photography at Auburn University, ALAug 2007 - May 2012

I have learned how to use a DSLR camera, how to edit photos using Photoshop, how to shoot in RAW format, and how to use a light meter.

Skills


  • Camera operation
  • Lighting
  • Composition
  • Cinematography
  • Film editing
  • Visual effects
  • Audio