NATALIE NEWMAN is a director of photography offering 14 years experience in motion picture cinematography.
Some entities Natalie has worked for CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, MTV, Discovery, the History Channel, and the Travel Channel.
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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, a news helicopter photojournalist, and a faculty member at Berkeley City College.
Full or part-time position as DP or Camera Operator that will allow me to contribute my leadership, creative, and problem-solving skills.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
- 15 yrs as cinematographer, operator, producer, editor on variety of projects.
- Over 1800 hours as an aerial camera operator since 2006.
- Nominated for 2009 Emmy for Continuing News Coverage.
- 9 years as Multimedia faculty teaching & creating video production classes.
- ENG SHOULDER CAMS
- ALEXA – F55 – C500 – BLACKMAGIC 4K CINEMA – MARK III- F800 – FS700
- LIVE MICROWAVE ENG / TERADEK WEB STREAMING
Apple Inc, Cupertino, California.
DP/Cam Op < 2013-present >
Internal & corporate projects.
Helicopters Inc / Metro Westwood, San Francisco, California.
Aerial Photojournalist < 2006-present >
Provide live news coverage for CBS, ABC. Troubleshoot equip, navigate.
Berkeley Community College, Berkeley, California.
Video Production Instructor, Multimedia Department < 2006-present >
Instruct students in the pre / production process & techniques, devise curriculum.
Ignite 360, San Francisco, CA.
Camera Operator & Media Consultant < 2011-present >
Prep and shoot reality style corporate videos, provide workflow/equip consultation.
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)
“So Sick” – Director of Photography
A documentary by Sini Anderson
“Adrift in Sunset” – Director of Photography narrative segments
Short film for Narrisa Lee, San Francisco, CA.
“Coming Hot” – Writer / Producer / Director of Photography
Short film for EMU Huey Vets, produced by Girl and a Gun Pictures, San Francisco, CA.
“Afterglow” – Director of Photography
Web series pilot for Overman Productions, San Francisco, CA.
Unnamed CCP Project – Camera Operator / Shooter Producer / Photographer
Documentary and Commercial 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, CA.
“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 Escorpion Mala Productions, 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, CA.
“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, Los Angeles, CA. 3 min.
“Real Estate Intervention” – B Cam Operator
Reality for HGTV, SF Bay Area, CA. 21 min.
Pharmaceutical industrial for Sunovial, Los Angeles, CA. 10 min.
Commercial for Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, CA. 30sec.
Aerials of AT&T Park for Giants 2010 season commercial.
“American Kitchen” – B Camera Operator
Pilot for food reality series, NY. 21 min.
“The Grand Cafe”
6 episodes for Media Factory, Oakland, CA. 180 min.
Short for Banana Republic and FIND, Los Angeles. 5 min. Audience Award.
Hole Dance Films, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 5 min.
“In Living English”
15 episodes for Media Factory, for South American TV, Berkeley, CA. 300 min.
“Best of Test”
Podcasts for Wired Magazine, San Francisco. 30min.
Pharmaceutical corporate video for Eveo, San Francisco. 5 min.
Feature narrative, San Francisco. 75min; mini 35.
PSA against domestic violence for PBS
San Bruno County Jail, CA. 30 sec.
“Ibu Arini: Life of a Master Balinese Dancer”
Documentary for Gamelan Sekar Jaya, Bali, Indonesia. 52 min.