Dan is a producer, director of photography and all around camera nerd. With experience producing and shooting projects for brands, non-profits, artists and athletes. Dan has a variety of visual styles to fit each projects tone and storytelling methods. He has worked on numerous commercials, music videos, action sports films, documentaries, live events both short and feature length narrative films.
He graduated from DePaul University's school of Computing and Digital Media in 2014, with a Bachelor of Science in Digital Cinema.
Dan co-founded Funkhouse Media in 2015
When he’s not working on set, in the field or in the editing suite you can find him cheering on his favorite hockey teams or cruising around the local skate parks and ski resorts.
Dan has experience in multiple disciplines within the digital media realm. He works as a freelance director of photography, camera operator, gimbal operator, 1st A.C. and 2nd A.C. and is the director of photography at Funkhouse Media, a small-footprint media production company that creates audiovisual content for brands and athletes from small to large. Dan has worked closely with current ski professionals for the last few years, traveling and capturing content for athletes and sponsors brands across the United States and Europe. He loves projects that allow him to travel, experience new cultures and work in a fast pace environment with a creative team.
DePaul University, Chicago IL – Bachelor of Science in Digital Cinema, 2014
Freelance Camera Operator, Gimbal Operator, 1st AC, 2nd AC, Grip – 2011-Present
Media Manager and Cinematographer, Nick Goepper – December 2014-2015
Managed Nick Goepper’s social media accounts (Youtube, Instagram, Facebook) and created video and photo content for Nick and his sponsors during the season. Produced, Directed, Shot and Edited videos of Nick Goepper at the Winter Dew Tour, U.S. Freeskiing Training Camps, and Suzuki Nine Knights and other international events.
Cinematographer & Editor, Ohio Dreams Action Sports Camp, Butler, OH – June 2012-December 2012
Filmed and edited six weekly camp marketing videos showcasing campers and guest pros at Ohio Dreams Action Sports Camps in the ski, skateboard, BMX race, scooter, and BMX freestyle programs. Produced marketing content for Ohio Dreams social media outlets and website.
Dan has experience working in studio and on location with different lighting and camera setups for commercial, narrative and documentary productions. He has a vast understanding of all current camera technologies, working as a commercial and action sports director of photography and gimbal operator and camera operator. He is proficient with the following cameras systems: RED Cinema, ARRI Digital Cameras, Sony Alta FS5/FS7/FS700/FS100/F5/F55, Canon Cinema Cameras, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, and HDSLR and mirrorless cameras.
He is experienced in 3 axis gimbal operation with all cinema camera packages, and remote operation when gimbals are mounted to cranes, vehicles and other platforms.
Dan has an extensive knowledge of post production workflows and software to insure the right codecs and file structure is created on set during the DIT process. He is proficient editing visual content with, Premiere CC, After Effects CC, Lightroom, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Final Cut Pro.
Tide Eco Box 2019 - Director of Photography - Funkhouse Media
Tide Autodose 2019 - Director of Photography - Funkhouse Media
Pantene Foam 2019 - Director of Photography & Colorist - Funkhouse Media
Leiden Company 2019 - Producer and Director of Photography, Colorist - Funkhouse Media
Fifty West "Punch Out: Round 3" 2018 - Producer and Director of Photography, Editor - Funkhouse Media
Behind the Barrel - Wild Turkey 2018 - Videographer and Editor - Funkhouse Media
Brighton Tru-Edge 2018 - Producer and Director of Photography, Editor - Funkhouse Media
Fifty West "Punch Out: Round 2" 2017 - Producer and Director of Photography, Editor - Funkhouse Media
Enerfab Company Story 2017 - Producer and Director of Photography, Editor - Funkhouse Media
Melink Company Story 2017 - Producer and Director of Photography, Editor - Funkhouse Media
Lincoln Automotive "Effortless Sales" 2017 - 1st AC - Cyberia Media
Wiley Wealth Management 2016 - Producer and Director of Photography - Funkhouse Media
City Dermatology and Laser 2016 - Director of Photography - Funkhouse Media,
SalesForce - Fanatics Customer Story 2016 - Camera & Gimbal Operator - Think Ahead Studios,
eRecruitFit PSA 2016 - Director of Photography - Funkhouse Media,
Two Brothers Summer Festival 2013 - Camera Operator - Jerry Rig Productions
BoneLang "Anvil" 2019 - Co-Director & Director of Photography
BoneLang "Michelada" 2016 - Gimbal & Camera Operator
Big Sedative Samy.Language - Camera Operator & Assistant Editor
Landlord Samy.Language - Camera Operator
Little One District Somnium - Camera Operator
Across the Pond District Somnium - Camera Operator
"Black and Blue" 2017 - 2nd AC, DIT
"Noise and Color" 2017 - 1st AC, DIT
“Growing Strong” Growing Strong IMDB - 1st AC
“In the Dark” In the Dark Facebook Page - Editor, Camera Operator
“Secrets We Keep” Scerets We Keep IMDB - Gimbal Operator
“Persephone Lied” Persephone Lied Facebook Page - Gimbal Operator
“The Way We Talk” - 1st AC
“Wolkaan”, ” Wolkaan IMDB - Gimbal Operator, 1st AC
“Blue Notes” Blue Notes IMDB - Dolly Grip
“Moon Attic”Moon Attic IMDB - Best Boy/Key Grip
“Gasoline Party” Gasoline Party IMDB - Grip
"Boys in the Red Hats" 2019 - 2nd Unit Director of Photography
"Without A Scalpel" 2017 - Camera Operator - the Interventional Initiative
“147 Pianos” 2014 - Camera Operator
“How to Raise an Olympian” P&G 2013 - Camera Operator
Ridiculous Rides “1971 Ford Maverick” 2019 - Director, and Cinematographer - Barcroft Studios
Ridiculous Rides “Raminator - World’s Fastest Monster Truck” 2019 - Director, and Cinematographer - Barcroft Studios
Champ Truck Race Series at Pikes Peak International Raceway 2015 - Camera Operator
Folds of Honor - Patriot Golf Day at Sewickley Heights Golf Club 2018 - Producer, Director of Photography, and Editor - Funkhouse Media
Nick Goepper “Mammoth Vol. 2” 2017 - Producer, Director of Photography, and Editor - Funkhouse Media
Nick Goepper “Mammoth Vol. 1” 2017 - Producer, Director of Photography, and Editor - Funkhouse Media
Nick Goepper “Mammoth Vol. 0” 2016 - Producer, Director of Photography, and Editor - Funkhouse Media
Nick Goepper // HOME 2016 - Producer, Director of Photography, and Editor - Funkhouse Media
Nick Goepper Nine Knights 2015 - Producer, Director of Photography, Editor
Nick Goepper The Prelude 2015 - Producer, Director of Photography, Editor
Freddy Brideweser’s Early Season 2013 - Producer, Director of Photography, Editor
Who is Mike Cole 2013 - Producer, Director of Photography, Editor
Inspired Demo Tour at Tyrol Basin 2013 - Producer, Cinematographer, Editor
Nick Goepper’s Backyard Slopestyle 2013 - Producer, Director of Photography, Editor
Zach Hutelin Mountain Biking at Ohio Dreams 2012 - Producer, Cinematographer, Editor
Director of Photography, Camera Op, Gimbal Op, 1st AC, 2nd AC, DIT, Gaffer and Grip
Director of Photography, Camera Op, Gimbal Op, 1st AC, 2nd AC, DIT, Gaffer and Grip
Gimbal package rentals for productions that need stabilized handheld, crane, or vehicle mounted gimbal shots
Color correction and grading in Davinci Resolve.
Rigging from small to large cameras, lights and audio on cars and other vehicles
PADI underwater video certification. Scuba certifications
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