Daniel Wallenstein

Brooklyn, New York

About Me

Seasoned, OSHA-certified freelance grip and key with over 13 years experience in various areas of production, post production, theater, film, music video and television. Enthusiastic, hardworking, precise, punctual, efficient, all with safety in mind. Available for both large and small-scale productions.

Available and experienced as key grip, best boy, company grip, rigging grip, dolly grip. Full crews available, along with many contacts and long-standing relationships with various rental houses and production suppliers in the area.

Relevant skills include, but not limited to:
-Lighting for studio and location
-Aerial platform/lift operation (including scissor lifts: electric, diesel, with or without outriggers; condors/cherrypickers: straight mast and articulated mast boom lifts). Certified.
-Car rigging (including hostess trays, hood mounts, side mounts, custom speed rail and truss mounts).
-Process trailer rigging and procedures.
-Camera support/mounting (including sliders, 3-axis heads, stabilized heads, dollies, jibs, cranes, bazookas, vibration isolators).

Can travel at a moment's notice, own transportation available.

Credits include, but not limited to:
"Zoolander 2" with Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson
"Blue Jasmin" with Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin
"You Don't Know Jack" with Al Pacino and Susan Sarandon
"Cop Out" (aka "A Couple of Dicks") with Bruce Willis and Seann William Scott
"Wall Street 2" with Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf
"Morning Glory" with Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton
"An Invisible Sign" with Jessica Alba and JK Simmons
"Handsome Harry" with Steve Buscemi and Jamey Sheridan
"Please Give" with Catherine Keener and Amanda Peet
"Untitled" with Adam Goldberg and Vinnie Jones
"Goyband" with Natasha Lyonne
"The Affair," Showtime
"The Americans," FX
"Flight of the Conchords," HBO
"Running Wilde," Fox
"Bored to Death," HBO
"The Good Wife," CBS
"Rescue Me," FX
"30 Rock," NBC
"Gossip Girl," CW
"Ugly Betty," ABC
"Law and Order, SVU," NBC
"The Next Food Network Star," Food Network
"Next Iron Chef," Food Network
"What Not To Wear," TLC
"While You Were Out," TLC
"The Apprentice," NBC
Commercials for: 20/20, Audi, Captain Morgan, CNN, Escada, McDonald’s, Snapple, Samsung.

Experienced rock climber, with gear.

Please contact for full resume, references, rates, work samples.

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