David Bruno Guerrera
I am a Keene State College graduate seeking paid/unpaid work as a Camera Operator, Grip, 1st AC, 2nd AC, Camera PA or Intern. I have a passion for documentary filmmaking, advertising, and marketing. I have received a BA in Film Production and a BS in Management from Keene State College in Keene, NH. For the past four years I have been working as a videographer and editor for LPCTV (television station located in Ludlow, VT) and as a director of photography on the feature length documentary “Into The Pit”. The documentary will be released for film festivals by 2011. The trailer may be viewed at http://vimeo.com/10128475 or at our website www.intothepitfilm.com.
I have experience as a Camera Operator, Director of Photography, Director, Grip, Utility, and Production Assistant. I own and operate a Sony HVR-V1U 1080i/30p HDV camera and also have experience using Cannon cameras and 16mm Cinematography.
Production Assistant, Food Network's "Kid in a Candy Store" Winter 2011
Assisted in the production of the Food Network's (O'Malley Productions) television show "Kid in a Candy Store". Documented and collected release forms and performed multiple tasks.
Director of Photography, Into The Pit 2009 - Present
Director of Photography of a feature length documentary on the psychological and sociological aspects of underground dance styles within different genres of music. Operated a Sony HVR-V1U 1080i/24p HDV camera and used Lowel, Mole Richardson, and Kino Flo lighting systems. Assisted in arranging interviews with famous musicians. Set up lighting and videotaped over fifty interviews (100+hours of footage).
Grip, Follow Me Summer 2009
Assisted in setting up lighting equipment on a Columbia University graduate/thesis project. Shot on the RED.
Director, Director of Photography, Editor, The Bathtub 16mm Spring 2009
Final project for Production II course at Keene State College. Ten minute narrative shot on 16mm film. Scouted locations, set up lighting, operated/filmed using a Bolex, and edited the captured footage.
Director of Photography, Soiled Dove 16mm Spring 2009
Keene State College Production II course project. Ten minute narrative shot on 16mm film. Scouted locations, set up lighting, and operated/filmed using a Bolex.
Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Family Dinner Fall 2008
Keene State College Production I final project/short narrative. Operated a Sony HVR-V1U, dolly, crane/jib arm, and a Mole Richardson lighting kit. Directed actors, composed shots, and edited the footage. Video was selected for the Keene State College Film Festival of 2009.
Video Production, Union 39 School District, Ludlow, VT Winter 2008 - Spring 2009
Produced a five minute promotional video that was used for gaining donations to renovate the Ludlow Elementary School and Black River High School. Videotaped, directed and edited captured interviews and footage of each school.
Videographer / Video Editor, LPC-TV, Ludlow, VT Summers 2007- Present
Directed, videotaped, and edited local functions, town meetings, concerts, and promotional videos. Designed bulletin boards and advertisements for upcoming town activities.
Honors Small Business Institute Course, Keene State College, Keene, NH Spring 2010
Worked with a group of students as a team of consultants for a company based out of Connecticut. Created a comprehensive case analysis and business plan. Participated in a national competition.
Short film Family Dinner selected for the Keene State College Film Festival (2009)
Member: National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2007-Present)
LPC-TV Best Directorial Debut: (2006), LPC-TV Directing Award: (2007-2008)
Dean’s List at Keene State College (2007-Present)