Jan Philip Safarik

San Francisco, California

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About Me

After graduating from the Academy of Art University in 2001, I started working professionally as a freelance camera operator and editor and gained experience on independent narrative films, documentaries, music videos, events and corporate projects while collaborating with several cutting edge production companies and award winning
Experienced in most aspects of production; technically skilled with a variety of film, HD and 4K Cine cameras, shooting techniques, lenses, stabilization systems, lighting set ups, rigging and sound acquisition both in the field and studio to meet all production requirements.
Accomplished editor trained on the Avid and now working in Premiere Pro CC and DaVinci Resolve
on Mac platforms. Grading, effects, motion graphics, sound sweetening & mixing.
Focused on perfecting my craft as a Director of Photography and Editor to work on projects that will promote
social, cultural and environmental change, I'm currently based in San Francisco and ready to travel.
BAPVA, Bay Area Professional Videographers Association member since 2010

I have been in the industry since 2001.

Conference & Interview Reel
Added on 7/27/2020
Highlights from recent conferences, interviews and events.


Editor, Cinematographer, Photographer, – The Light of Love

February, 2019 — current
Feature – Dean Das

Cinematographer/Editor – LOVE Project: Earth Guardians

August, 2017 — November, 2017
Short Film – Burning Man Organization

Cinematographe/Editor – Yin Yoga for Everybody

March, 2017 — January, 2018
Other – YogaJames

Cinematographer, Editor – Doctor by Heart

February, 2017 — August, 2017
Feature – Ranu Sinha Ph.D. & Doctor Japra

Cinematographer – NIKA

December, 2014 — October, 2017
Feature – Heavenly Eyes Productions

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