2006 and 2010 Academy Awards for Scientific and Technical Achievement
US Patents: 6975089, 7036436, 7127998, 7239106
Consultant, Designer, and Operator of Flying Camera Systems, Ground Based Motion Control Rigs, Electric and Hydraulic Winch Driven Special Effects.
Senior Manager of Business Development,
Actioncam, LLC, Tulsa, OK
GM, Film & TV, Fisher Technical Services, Las Vegas
Co-Owner, Electronics Designer, Operator,
Cablecam International, Inc., LA
Motion Control Operator, NYC
For Actioncam, helped design flying camera transport and gyro-stabilized head as a consultant before accepting a position as Manager of Business Development as the product rolled out to market. Actioncam currently has contracts with FOX Sports, NBC Sports, and CBS Sports.
For Cablecam, supervised the design and building by Sequoia Technologies
of proprietary gyro-stabilized gimbal heads for HD video used in live NFL coverage. Authored several patents for rigging flying cameras.
Collaborated with Concept Overdrive to develop fiber optic servo
control software based on the Linux Real Time operating system, bringing
a new level of safety and maneouverability to live aerial cameras.
Co-developed a 150 camera array system under computer control. The PAWS
system was capable of freezing and reversing time during synthetic camera
moves. PAWS was used successfully on a number of commercials for Chevrolet,
Dodge and the PGA Tour. PAWS and inspired the system used on the Matrix.
Max Payne, w. Mark Wahlberg
Incredible Hulk, with Ed Norton
Spiderman III, Sam Raimi, dir.
Lions for Lambs, Robert Redford, dir.
Cat in the Hat with Mike Myers
Van Helsing, Stephen Sommers, dir.
Miracle, with Kurt Russell
Troy, Wolfgang Peterson, dir.
Cellular, David Ellis, dir.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Tim Burton, dir.
The Longest Yard, w. Adam Sandler
Lemony Snicket, Tim Burton, dir.
The Poseidon Adventure, Wolfgang Peterson, dir.
Catwoman, with Halle Berry, Pitoff, dir.
Bringing out the Dead, Martin Scorcese, dir.
Down to Earth, w. Chris Rock
Pratical Magic, Griffin Dunne, dir.
First Wives Club, Hugh Wilson, dir.
Academy Awards on ABC
NBA on ESPN
NHL Stanley Cup on ESPN
NFL on Fox
NFL on CBS
NFL on NBC
Smallville, on The WB
MTV Music Awards
Carnaval, Rio de Janeiro
World Cup Beach Soccer, Rio de Janeiro
FIFA Soccer, Germany v. France, Paris
FIFA soccer, Brazil v. Guatamala, Sau Paulo, Brazil
Election Night 2004 on NBC, Rockefeller Center
Today Show, Habitat for Humanity, Rockefeller Center
Prime time promos for NBC, The Magic Room
The Other Me, Disney movie of the week
Blue Collar Comedy Tour
Havanna Nights Stage Show
Mt. Dew, Kellog's, Dodge, Chevy, Wendy's, Kraft, Pillsbury, The PGA Tour, Tropicana, AT&T, Citibank, Bayer, Verizon, Mars, Pizza Hut, American Airlines, Sony, Milton-Bradley, Calvin Klein, Old Spice, CoffeeMate, Exide, Howard Johnson's, MasterCard, McDonald's, Ruffles, Hasbro, Conch y Toro, and Henckles.