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Jim A.

Portland, OR, USA

$700 - $1200 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

  • Commercial DP

  • Production Company

Equipment

Video

  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders
  • Dolly

About Jim

Jim is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and commercial director living in Portland, Oregon. He has directed feature and short documentaries, web series, commercial campaigns and more for dozens of clients and distributors around the world, with an unparalleled work ethic and unique creative vision. He specializes in compelling visuals, authentic coverage and character driven stories, creating content for brands including National Geographic, AT&T and REI. With a formal storytelling education and degrees in Film and English Literature from the University of Michigan, Jim brings a deep understanding of narrative theory and mechanics to craft thoughtful, authentic stories. As a camera operator, Jim's experience behind the camera as well as the edit bay make him a unique talent as a cinematographer, always thinking ten steps ahead to get the right coverage for the edit. As an editor, Jim is efficient, stylish and on time.

Top Projects

  • Bedrock Film Works Promotional Reel

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Commercial DP
    • Drone Operator
    • Corporate Videographer

    Bedrock Film Works is a full-service video production company offering CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, POST-PRODUCTION, MARKETING DELIVERABLES & CONSULTATION, and CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY, with offices in Portland and Bend, Oregon. We value story-telling as the most powerful marketing tool available today and SPECIALIZE in creating TOP-QUALITY CONTENT in CHALLENGING TERRAIN and ADVERSE CONDITIONS, anywhere in the world.

  • Like a River

    • Commercial DP
    • Creative Director
    • Production Company
    • Senior Producer / Project Manager
    • Non-Fiction Film Director
    • Post-Production Manager

    Artist and climber Jeremy Collins has had a long and loving relationship with the desert canyons of the American southwest. In this short film, he describes his passion for three canyons in particular as he creates a new mural that combines them on paper. Captured with cutting edge robotic technology and featuring stunning timelapse imagery of Grand Canyon, Black Canyon, and Zion Canyon.

  • Sean Z Becker Real Estate

    • Commercial DP
    • Production Company
    • Corporate Videographer

    Brand anthem for Portland, OR, based Sean Z Becker Real Estate.

  • Kid's Obstacle Challenge 2018

    • Commercial DP
    • Production Company
    • Corporate Videographer

    Coverage of the 2018 Kid's Obstacle Challenge in Dallas, Texax.

  • Petzl Exo 2.0

    • Commercial DP
    • Production Company
    • Corporate Videographer

    Product video for a Petzl firefighting device.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Production Company
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News
  • Post-Production Manager

Jim's Clients

  • Pete McBride Photography
  • Jeff Lowe Mountain Foundation
  • Mountain World Productions
  • Protect Our Winters
  • Bedrock Film Works
  • American Alpine Club
  • Osprey Packs

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