Media moved by Heart

Visual communication driven by love

Hello, I’m Neil

Hello, I’m Neil

I’m a creative guy.

My love is expression.

Understanding your love motivates
and guides my design process.

I facilitate the design and presentation of your
brand experience from your passion.

I am an expressive photographer, experienced graphic designer, competent researcher, and passionate storyteller.

I create holistic campaigns across print, web, audio and film with 13 years of industry experience.

Contact me about your project

312.285.6608
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Resume

Resume

Education

Bachelor of Arts : Art Graduated 2000
Minor in Recreation Management
Houghton College, Houghton, NY

 

 

Objective

Full time employment doing quality work with a learner‘s attitude in a place where creativity is abundant, criticism is shared, and leadership is strong; to be prolific in that environment furthering my audience and abilities beyond what I achieved in the past.

Skills

  • Visually intelligent, creatively motivated
  • Memorable brand creation amongst individual pieces
  • Adobe Creative Suite workflow mastery with Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, and Lightroom
  • Proficient in common Web technologies including WordPress, HTML, CSS, & PHP
  • Search Engine strategy and optimization
  • Social Media engagement
  • Motion Picture/Video Direction and Production
  • Professional training expertise communicating concepts and technical skills to professionals
  • Farmgrown common sense with a strong work ethic
  • Extensive experience with collaborative problem solving
  • CMYK Print Production: Long Run, Short Run, On Demand and Book Binding
  • RGB Production: web scalability, video production, photo archive management

History

  • For complete history please view my extensive Linked In profile
  • 12 Years as freelance creative professional
  • Fortune 500 Clients include: New York Times Magazine, General Mills, UPS, Kodak, Harpers, Intermedia

Core Values

  • Relate to Each Individual
  • Create from Personal Insight
  • Dream Globally and Act Locally

Production

Cinematography – Editing – Color Grading

Video Produciton – Sound Design – Documentary Short Film

HD Cinematography Freelance Shooter:

3 Camera Kit:

Canon 5D (full 35mm frame)

Canon 70D (Super35) x2

2 GoPro Black + WiFi controller

  • Shoulder Mount + 6 shoe mounts
  • Follow Focus
  • 7inch HD field monitor
  • DSLR Controller Software

Audio:

  • Rhode Shotgun NTG2
  • Rhode Condenser NT1A
  • Tascam DS60 4channel location recorder
  • Wireless Lav Mic (x2)
  • Wired Lavalier Microphone with minirecorder x2

Lenses:

  • 8mm f2.8
  • 11-16mm f2.8
  • 14mm f2.8
  • 24mm f1.8
  • 35mm f1.4
  • 50mm f1.4 / 50mm f1.8
  • 28-300mm f5.6
  • 70mm macro f2.8
  • 85mm f1.8
  • 200mm f2.8L (400 f5.6 with 2x converter)
  • 55mm Handmade Freefocus Tilt/Shift
  • Extension Tubes for Close focus and macro work

Camera Support and Movement

  • 8ft/12ft Jib Crane
  • Steadycam vest, arm and passive sled
  • 40in Slider
  • Tripod w/ Fluid Head
  • Monopod w/ Fluid Head
  • Cinerails Portable track and dolly

Broadcast Quality ProRes 4:2:2 50Mbps footage

from Sony FS-100 + FS700

Post Production in Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects and SpeedGrade
Available in Chicago 312.285.6608
and around the world