Resumé

Brandon Katcher
717 Ohio St.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(415) 746-0236
bkatcher@lostsummitfilms.com


Highlights of Qualifications

  • Experience on film and commercial sets, and ability to work well solo or in larger teams
  • Strong understanding of cinematography and videography, using both film and digital cameras
  • Excellent post-production skills with Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro, as well as compression technologies
  • Highly skilled in sound production and editing, photography and music composition
  • Ability to work independently, and experience in all areas of production, from conception to deliverable

Professional Experience

Lost Summit Films, Vallejo, CA
October 2006-Present
Filmmaker/Cinematographer/Videographer/Editor

Self-Employed. Film and edit various productions. Utilize various camera and editing systems. Work includes documentaries, narratives, short films, television series and music videos. Self-produced documentary series, The Underdogs, is available online, and award-winning documentary, A Gentle Walk, was completed in 2009. Currently in production on wine TV series, Jason Elkin: Uncorked and feature narrative, Something Horrible.

 

SfunCube, Oakland, CA
January 2015-Present
Video Producer

Produce high quality, contemporary 4K videos in order to highlight company and events surrounding solar culture in an ongoing basis. Work independently, handling filming, sound, lighting, post-production, music and compression.

 
AVmedia, San Francisco, CA
October 2010-Present
Editor and Videographer

Produce high quality, complex videos for various companies, including New Balance, Microsoft, Shout and Airsoft. Primarily edit preexisting video shot around the world into short, fast-paced high-end promo and instructional videos. Utilize Final Cut Pro and Premiere. Also film for short videos and live event work.

 
Carlson Production Group, San Francisco, CA
July 2011-Present
Editor and Videographer

Film and edit high-end concept promos and commercials for companies such as Actuate, Stryker and BioMarin. Many videos utilize complex graphics and sound work, as well as customer testimonials, corporate interviews and music.

 

Ellusionist.com, LLC, Sausalito, CA and San Rafael, CA
August 2006-June 2010
Edit Supervisor/Editor/Camera/Graphics/Web Design/Music Production

Work with company full time producing street magic videos. Work with products from start to finish, including filming, editing, compression, DVD authoring, graphics work and web design.

 

Thomas Hughes Video, Bay Area, CA
July 2006-June 2009
Videographer and Editor

Film and edit weddings and other events. Use DVCPRO and HD Cinealta cameras as well as Media 100 and Final Cut systems.



Education

BFA in Visual and Performing Arts: Film
Syracuse University, NY                        May 2006