Nick Burress

Cinematographer and Photographer

(858) 761-1267

nicholas_burress@emerson.edu

www.Nick-Burress.com

EXPERIENCE

Imperative Pictures, Hollywood — 1st AC

August 2nd 2017 - December 2017

Camera assist for the indie feature I May Regret. Responsibilities included building camera, focus pulling, and lighting assist.

Fast On Wheels, San Diego — Media Content Producer

August 18th 2018 - Current

Responsible for creating youtube shorts highlighting both finished vehicles and ongoing projects

Circle 8 Productions, Beverly Hills — Production Intern

June 5th 2017 - August 9th 2017

Production assistant responsible for building camera, DIT, boom op, location scouting, and editing assist

CMW Media, San Diego — Production Intern

June 19th 2017 - August 1st 2017

Assistant Editor, production assistant, studio lighting assistant

“Bounce” (BFA) — Director of Photography

October 2016 - April 2017

Short film created at Emerson College, shot on location in Massachusetts.

EIV News, Boston Lighting Director

September 2016 - January 2017

Designed and set up overhead and stage lighting for EIV Evening News and EIV News at 9, operated lighting board for consistent lighting between sets.

Traveling Picture Show Co, Hollywood — Production Intern

May 2016 - August 2016

Created commercial storyboards with professional crew, summarized and rated pitched scripts, set PA for commercial shoot in San Diego.

SKILLS

  • Software:
  • Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, After Effects, Avid Media Composer
  • Cameras:
  • Arri Alexa, Amira, Sony Fs5, A7sII, Canon C300, C100, GH4, AG-AF100

PRIOR SET EXPERIENCE

2018:

  • Environment
  • 1st AC
  • Fast On Wheels Halloween
  • Director, DP
  • Blade Light Promo
  • DP
  • The Prayer
  • Grip

2017:

  • Man Drops Dead
  • Gaffer, 1st AC
  • Bounce
  • DP
  • Where We Must Go
  • DP
  • Together Alone Music Video
  • Gaffer
  • Colorway
  • Gaffer
  • Atlantic Postcard
  • DP
  • Musicians Wanted
  • Steadicam Op
  • Conclusion
  • Gaffer

  2016:

  • Pricked by a Rose’s Thorn
  • DP
  • Blood is Thicker
  • Cam Op
  • Lethe
  • Gaffer