Dan has experience in multiple disciplines within the digital media realm. He works as a freelance 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 two 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
Producer and Director of Photography, Funkhouse Media, Cincinnati, OH – 2013-Present
Founded a media production company that has served small businesses around the midwest to international corporations, throughout various industries, including action sports and travel.
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. Directed and Shot content throughout the winter for Sony Action Cams social media outlets.
Cinematographer & Editor, Ohio Dreams Action Sports Camp, Butler, OH – June 2012-December 2012
Filmed and edited six weekly camp update videos showcasing campers and guest pros in Ohio Dreams Ski, Skateboard, BMX Race, Scooter, and BMX Freestyle programs. Produced marketing content for Ohio Dreams social media outlets and website.
Production Intern, Lightborne Communications, Cincinnati OH, – December 2012
Assisted on commercial shoots with lighting and operating B camera, logged and organized daily footage, and managed camera and lighting equipment.
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 a 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.
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
Will Power, Doritos Crash the Super Bowl Contest 2013 -Director of Photography
Nick Goepper “Spring at Mammoth Mt.” 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
BoneLang Music Video 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
“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
“147 Pianos” 2014 - Camera Operator
“How to Raise an Olympian” P&G 2013 - Camera Operator
Champ Truck Race Series at Pikes Peak International Raceway 2015 - Camera Operator