Over the course of his career, Ira has project and production managed, DP'ed /shot, directed, executive produced and edited thousands of programs, both live and posted, ranging from documentary, the arts, magazine and sports, to corporate, marketing, branding and sales. Ira’s wealth of experience brings great versatility to any project.
His work has been recognized with 4 Emmys for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Electronic Cinematography and Editing. In addition, he received the Kodak Gold Medallion 1st Place Award for Excellence in Photography and an Emmy citation for his coverage of 9/11 in NYC and Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Shooting with Sony Cinealta Super 35MM F5/55 in RAW, 4K, 2K & HD w/S-Log, Sony PDW-F800 XDCAM, Panasonic HDX 900, Lumix GH4, and GoPro cameras in-house. Full arsenal of 35mm Primes and Zooms, Mini & 17' Jibs, 3-Axix Handheld Gyro/Gimbal, Dana Dolly, Motion Control Timelapse System. Odyssey 7Q+, Mac Pro & Adobe Premiere CC Edit Suite. DJI Phantom 4 Pro Plus drone.
FAA Certified drone pilot. Specialization in broadcast, motion picture, corporate, industrial, agricultural, realty and insurance filming and documentation.