Zane Townsend

Atlanta, Georgia

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About Me

Go-to Camera guy with over ten years of experience as a Freelance Camera operator. (Tripod jib, includes tripod and weights.) Scuba certified for underwater videography.

Clients include Auto Nation, Discovery Health Channel, Atlas Media, Food Network, YMCA, Make A Wish Foundation, HD Supply, Brighthouse Networks, Ripley’s Entertainment, Orange County Health Dept, Flying Dog Films, and Atlas Media.

- Operate Camera for both studio, field, & underwater productions
- Capture footage using various tools; dolly, slider dolly, jib
- Create lighting setups for production
- Own and Operate a 7’ tripod Type-S Jib
- Own 3 1x1 Bi-color panel lights with batteries and charger
- Own Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera package

==== Credits ====
FYI - Sheffield Real Estate, camera assistant
WWE - Breaking Ground, camera assistant/3rd Op
WWE - Tough Enough, camera assistant
WETV - Braxton Family Values, camera assistant
CMT - My Big Redneck Family, camera assistant
Nat Geo - Crowd Control, Gaffer/Grip
WGN - Fight Dad's pilot, camera assistant
Bravo - Newlyweds Season 3, camera assistant
GAC - Growing up Gator, camera assistant
Up Network - Bulloch Family Ranch, camera assistant
NatGeo - Doomsday Castle, camera assistant
Travel Channel - Hotel Confidential, camera pa
Satellite Media Tour - St. Augustine travel, camera op
CMT - Hillbillies for Hire, camera assistant
E! - What would Ryan Lochte do?, camera assistant
Discovery Channel - Warlocks Rising, camera assistant
Shaq's comedy channel - Shaq and Bieber play ball, camera operator
Make-A-Wish Foundation - Give Gala video, Director of Photography
NBC - Ready for Love, production assistant
Harry Potter Universal opening, camera operator
MTV - OMG I'm getting married, camera assistant
Food Network - Robert and Gail Wedding special, camera pa
Buggin' Out Pilot, camera operator
Brighthouse Networks - Home Business commercial, camera assistant
Florida Hospital - Healthy Eating pilot, camera/jib operator
Johnny Damon Foundation - Wounded Warrior Tournament, camera assistant
YMCA - Red Tails Tuskegee visit, camera operator
Orange County Health Dept - Be a PDI commercial, camera assistant
and many more conferences, commercials and videos.

IMDB Credits include: The Karaoke King, Delivery, Puzzled, Amerigo, Dr. K's Exotic Animal ER, Crowd Control, What Would Ryan Lochte do?, Game On, Ready for Love, Restaurant: Impossible

==== Proficiencies ====

Strong in handheld camera operating, Type-S Jib Operation
Arri: Mini, Amira, Alexa
RED: Weapon,Scarlet, Epic, Dragon
Panasonic cameras, HPX300, AF100, GH2, GH4, HVX200 & more
Sony cameras, FS7, F5, F55, FS700, Z7U, PDW700, EX3, XDcam,800, 900 & more
Canon C300 Mk2, C100 Mk2, C100, C300, 5d, 7d
Lighting Kits, Arri, Mole Richardson, Kino-Flo, HMI, Light panels
Scuba Certified

==== Education ====
Fullsail University – Graduated 2006

==== Awards ====

Telly Award
Protect Don’t Infect Campaign video, Orange County Health Department
Give a child a childhood, Family Services of Metro Orlando

==== Professional References ====

Upon Request

I have been in the industry since 2005.

Zane Townsend Demo Reel
Added on 5/30/2012
My reel of my camera work, lighting, and jib work.


Camera Operator – 7 Little Johnstons

June, 2018 — July, 2018
Television – Figure 8 Films

Camera Operator – Critter Fixer Sizzle

June, 2018 — June, 2018
Television – Hit + Run Creative

Camera Operator – New England Fix Pilot

May, 2018 — May, 2018
Television – Fly on the Wall Entertainment

Director of Photography – Commercial

Commercial – D+H


Zane is a great asset to have on your crew! Hard-worker, punctual, professional, knowledgeable and fun to joke with! Hire him and you wont be sorry! :)

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