About Me

My name is Alfonso Ponton, NYC bred Gaffer/Grip with many years professional experience. I am a hard working asset to any set and bring a high level of professionalism where ever I work. Fast thinking, inovative lighting techniques and problem solving on the fly are just a few things you can expect with me working your set. My resume fully outlines my experience, with references included. I look forward to working on many future projects, including yours!

FILM:
Old Days (feature) Electrician Rose and Bomb Productions
Tom and Sabrina Divorce (feature) Key Grip/Gaffer Dir. Silvana Jakich
Doing the Thing, Thing (short) Key Grip Dir. Silvana Jakich
Green Clogs (short) Gaffer Dir. Silvana Jakich
Elephant Room (short) Key Grip Dir. Silvana Jakich
Pillow Talk (short) Sound/Boom Op Dir. Christoper Costa
The Burningmoore Incident (feature) Grip Fires at Midnight Films
Of Anna and Dreams (short) Key Grip Dir. O Zhang
The Long Road (short) Gaffer/Grip Small Town Pictures
The Left Hook (short) Gaffer/Grip Dir. Thomas Bond
Deep Score (short) Gaffer/Grip Dir. John Levy
Movie Money (feature) Gaffer/Grip Dir. Anthony MIG Mcfarland
Texas Gas (short) Director
The Familiar Road (short) Director

TELEVISION SERIES/COMMERICALS/WEB SERIES:
Too Cute (season 2) Camera PA True Entertainment/Animal Planet
Don Moore Automotive (commercial) Grip Atomic Pix
Man Cave (one episode) PA Swift River Productions/DIY Network
Celebrity Apprentice XII Utility PA Reilly Worldwide
Reality on Demand (web series) Director of Photography Alien Jungle Bug Productions
Celebrity Apprentice XI Utility PA Reilly Worldwide
The Apprentice X Utility PA Reilly Worldwide
ZKF: Zombie Killer Force (web series) Gaffer/Key Grip Dir. Anthony MIG Mcfarland
Celebrity Apprentice IX Utility PA Reilly Worldwide

MUSIC VIDEOS:
“School's Out”/Dark on Tuesdays Gaffer Dir. Kyle Walling
“Dark Faith Angel”/The Drowning Crib Gaffer Dir. Anthony MIG Mcfarland

EDUCATION:
La Guardia Community College Associate's in Photography New York City
New York Film Academy 2-Year Film Making New York City
NBTV Studios Intern New York City

SPECIAL SKILLS:
Proficient in Final Cut. Worked with multiple types of motion and still cameras including: 35MM, R16MM, AriFlex, Phantom, DVCPRO Cam, Red, Panavision, DVX, HVX, Vari-Cam and Sony XDcam EX1 . Proficient in Black and White, Color and Pinhole Photography as well as developing and printing. Lighting, strobes and shoot set up. Clean driving record. Able to drive 15 Passenger Van and Cube Truck. Can navigate all New York Boros and New Jersey. Bi-Lingual: English/Spanish.

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