NATALIE NEWMAN is a director of photography offering 20 years experience in motion picture cinematography and production strategy.
Some entities Natalie has worked for Apple, CNN, TLC, PBS, MTV, Discovery, the History Channel, and all the major SF news affiliates.
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Working with a range of formats, Natalie shoots from helicopters, inside prison dorms, in blizzards, in developing countries…and she’s always on the hunt for the next incredible story to tell.
The projects she has worked on vary from narrative to commercial, reality/doc to aerial.
Natalie is currently a freelance director of photography, an aerial camera operator, and a faculty member at Berkeley City College.
Part-time position as DP or Camera Operator that will allow me to contribute my coordinating, creative, and problem-solving skills.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
- 20 yrs as cinematographer, operator, producer, editor on variety of projects.
- Over 1800 hours as an aerial camera operator.
- Nominated for 2009 Emmy for Continuing News Coverage.
- 12 years as Multimedia faculty teaching & creating video production classes.
- BELL – EUROCOPTER
- ENG SHOULDER CAMS
- ARRI – SONY – CANON – BLACKMAGIC – PANASONIC
- PREMIERE – PHOTOSHOP – FINAL CUT 7 – DAVINCI
- LIVE MICROWAVE ENG / TERADEK WEB AND WIFI STREAMING
Berkeley City College, Berkeley, California.
Video Production Instructor, Multimedia Department Co-Chair < 2006-present >
Instruct students in the pre / production process & techniques, devise curriculum. Co-chair 2018-19
Helicopters Inc / Metro Westwood, San Francisco, California.
Aerial Photojournalist < 2006-present >
Provide live news coverage for CBS, ABC. Troubleshoot equip, navigate.
Ignite 360, San Francisco, CA.
Camera Operator & Media Consultant < 2011-present >
Prep and shoot reality style corporate videos, provide workflow/equip consultation.
Apple Inc, Cupertino, California.
DP/Cam Op < 2013-15 >
Internal & corporate projects.
MTV Networks, NY & Miami, FL.
Director of Photography & Shooter Producer < 2010-2012 >
Work with story producer to create visuals and camera coverage. Direct talent, supporting cameras and crew.
Media Factory, Berkeley, CA.
Director of Photography < 2007-2009 >
Pre/production of industrial training narratives, corporate web videos, podcasts.
Indigo Films, San Rafael, California.
Assistant Editor < 2005-2006 >
Logging, digitizing, dubbing, assisting editors with special requests.
The North Face, San Leandro, California.
Multimedia Editor & Animator < 2003-2005 >
Collaborate with designer to create visuals for fashion shows and events.
KQED, This Week in Northern California, SF, California.
Production Intern < 2003 >
Research, prep scripts, write internet content, assist on remote/studio shoots.
San Francisco State, California.
MFA Cinema Program < 2003 >
City College of San Francisco, California.
Editing, Advanced Cinematography. < 2001- 2005 >
Laney College, Oakland, California / Berkeley City College, Berkeley, California.
Multimedia & Television Production < 2000-2005 >
University of California, Berkeley.
Bachelorʼs Degree in Asian Studies. Deanʼs List < 1998 >
VIDEOGRAPHY HIGHLIGHTS (as DP/OP unless otherwise noted)
“The Statue” – Producer
Short for Cinemama Films
“So Sick” – Director of Photography
A documentary by Sini Anderson
Gold Cup – Aerial Cam Op
Live streaming and broadcast for event
Target Creative – Director of Photography
Promotional internal corporate vignettes, San Jose CA
“Winchester” – Drone Unit 1st AC & Media Manager
“The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer” – Aerial Cam Op
American Doers – B Camera
Webisodes for People Magazine
Since I Said Yes – Director of Photography
TLC; Halfyard Productions, Manteca CA
Due Date – Director of Photography
Pilot for Amazon; Halfyard Productions, San Jose CA
90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After – Director of Photography
TLC; Sharp Entertainment, San Francisco CA
Mavericks of Titan – Aerial Cam Op
Live streaming and broadcast for event, Half Moon Bay CA
Aerials for SF LA Speed Train – Aerial Cam Op
The 111th Group
“Adrift in Sunset” – Director of Photography narrative segments
Short film for Narrisa Lee, San Francisco CA
“Coming Hot” – Producer / Director of Photography
Short film for EMU Huey Vets, Cinemama Films
“Afterglow” – Director of Photography
Web series pilot for Overman Productions, San Francisco CA
Unnamed CCP Project – Camera Operator / Shooter Producer / Photographer
Documentary and corporate projects for Andrew Zuckerman Studios, San Francisco CA
“Velacio” – Movi Camera Operator
Product promos for Andre Morton Films, San Francisco, CA
“American Girl” – Director of Photography
Feature film for Karma Cookie Productions, Los, Angeles
“Finding Bigfoot” – Aerial Camera Operator
Reality for Discovery Channel, Santa Cruz, CA
“Fish Tank Kings” – Cam Op
Reality for National Geographic, Los Angeles
“La Voz Kids” – DP/Cam Op
Reality for Red Orange Productions, Los Angeles & Miami
“Sea Sydney” & “Mount & Beach Safari”– DP/Producer
Promos for Cinemama Films, Sydney, Australia
“Always On” / “Conversations” – Camera Operator
CBS Interactive, San Francisco
“Taps” – DP
Promo for novel“Quiet as they Come” on Amazon, San Francisco
“I Want my Wedding”, “I Want my Baby” – Technical Director & A Cam
Reality for MTV Networks, Transcontinental US
“Revelations” – Director of Photography
Feature Narrative for Javier Pinales Productions, Los Angeles
“Stella Service” – Director of Photography
Online commercial for Stella Service, San Mateo CA
“Undercover Boss – Kendall Jackson Winery” – Aerial Cinematographer
Reality for CBS, SF Bay Area CA
“Grillinʼ with Rico” – B Cam Operator
Reality for MTV Networks, Napa
“Real Estate Intervention” – B Cam Operator
Reality for HGTV, SF Bay Area CA
Pharmaceutical industrial for Sunovial, Los Angeles
Commercial for Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito CA
Aerials of AT&T Park for Giants 2010 season commercial
“American Kitchen” – B Camera Operator
Pilot for food reality series, NY
“The Grand Cafe”
6 episodes for Media Factory, Oakland CA
Short for Banana Republic and FIND, Los Angeles. Audience Award
Hole Dance Films, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
“In Living English”
15 episodes for Media Factory, for South American TV, Berkeley CA
“Best of Test”
Podcasts for Wired Magazine, San Francisco
Pharmaceutical corporate video for Eveo, San Francisco
Feature narrative, San Francisco
PSA against domestic violence for PBS
San Bruno County Jail, CA
“Ibu Arini: Life of a Master Balinese Dancer”
Documentary for Gamelan Sekar Jaya, Bali, Indonesia