CURRICULUM VITAE

Rob Weidner

Focus Puller & Camera Operator

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Nationality                :                USA

Languages                :                English

Passport                :                USA

OBJECTIVE

With eventual goals of being a motion picture cinematographer, Rob is determined to learn and work with as many masters of the trade until he is able to perfect his own style.

PROFICIENCIES

35mm film loading and focus pulling | Geared/Remote head operation | 3D gimbal stabilizers | Arri, RED, Phantom, Panavision, Canon, Sony | Pizzaiola

EDUCATION

DePauw University 2010-2014        -Computer Science/ Studio Art

Maine Media 2014                        -Visual Storytelling (Steven Fierberg, ASC)

                                                      -ADV Camera Operating (Rodney Taylor, ASC)

                                                     -ADV Camera Assistant (Greg Luntzel)

Illumination Experience 2014        -Lighting Masterclass (Shane Hurlbut, ASC)

AWARDS

National Academy of Television,        -3 Crystal Pillar Student Emmys

Arts and Sciences 2010

FEATURE INFORMATION:

2017

Production:                                Maze Runner: Death Cure

Production Company:                        Out Of Africa

Producer:                                Adam Friedlander

Production Manager:                        Daniela Springer

DOP:                                         Gyula Pados

Role:                                         Drone Camera Operator

Production:                                Our Girl 3

Production Company:                        Out Of Africa

Producer:                                Samantha Putter

Production Manager:                        Lisha Gungadheen

DOP:                                         Lance Gewer

Role:                                         Drone Camera Operator

Production:                                Tomb Raider

Production Company:                        Moonlighting

Producer:                                Genevieve Hofmeyr

Production Manager:                        Janine van Assen

DOP:                                        Manoel Ferriera

Position:                                Focus Puller

2016

Production:                                Marvel Studio’s Black Panther

Production Company:                        Moonlighting

VFX Production Manager:                Charles Bolwell

SA Production Manager:                Lathiem Groenmeyer                

DOP:                                         John Marzano

VFX Sup:                                 Jesse James Chisholm

Role:                                         VFX Unit Camera Operator

Production:                                Bring It On: All Stars

Production Company:        Moonlighting

Producer:                                Genevieve Hofmeyr

Production Manager:                        Donovan Roberts-Baxter

DOP:                                        Trevor A Brown

Position:                                Focus Puller

2015

Production:                                Of Kings And Prophets

Production Company:        Moonlighting

Producer:                                Vlokkie Gordon

Production Manager:                        Adam Cowley/Megan Korzynski

DOP:                                        Trevor M Brown/Michael Snyman/Manoel Ferriera

Position:                                Focus Puller

Production:                                Jamillah & Aladdin

Production Company:        Advantage Entertainment

Producer:                                Vlokkie Gordon

Production Manager:                        Di Britz

DOP:                                        Trevor A Brown/Nic Hofmeyr

Position:                                Focus Puller

2014

Production:                                Reparation

Production Company:                        Red Dirt Pictures

Producer:                                Steve Timm

Production Manager:                        Veronica Diaz

Director:                                Kyle Ham

DOP:                                        Jay Silver

Position:                                Focus Puller

        

COMMERCIAL INFORMATION:

2017

Production:                                Daikin

Production Company:                        Moonlighting

Producer:                                Philip Key

Production Manager:                        Tamrone Sellwood

Director:                                Daisuke Kobayashi

Position:                                Drone Cinematographer

Production:                                Studio W

Production Company:                        Big Sky Productions

Producer:                                Rowan Raaff

Production Manager:                        Lorin McCarthy

Creative Director:                        Fred Benistant

Director:                                Nicholai Fischer

Position:                                Camera Operator

Production:                                Woolworths Health Manifesto

Production Company:                        The Video Cartel

Producer:                                Rex Truter

Production Manager:                        Jason Randal

Creative Director:                        Fred Benistant

DOP:                                        Michael Cleary

Position:                                Focus Puller

2016

Production:                                Woolworths Spring 2016

Production Company:                        Big Sky Productions

Producer:                                Rowan Raaff

Production Manager:                        Lorin McCarthy

Creative Director:                        Fred Benistant

DOP:                                        Michael Cleary

Position:                                Focus Puller

Production:                                Truworths TVC 2016

Production Company:                        The Video Cartel

Producer:                                Jess Schipper/Pete Verster-Cohen

Director:                                Travys Owen

DOP:                                        Michael Cleary

Position:                                Focus Puller

2015

Production:                                Airtel

Production Company:                        Video Lounge                                

Production Manager:                        Renee Du Rand / Andrew Lee Ross

DOP:                                        Jamie D Ramsay

Position:                                Focus Puller

Production:                                Clorets

Production Company:                        Egg Films                                

Production Manager:                        Kerryn Jones

DOP:                                        Jamie D Ramsay

Position:                                Focus Puller

2014

Production:                                Various Commercials (10 Videos)

Production Company:                        DePauw University

Producer:                                Jon Coffin

Production Manager:                        Brian Alkire

Director:                                Jon Coffin                                

Position:                                DOP

2013

Production:                                Wandering Videographer (4 Videos)

Production Company:                        Leading Authorities

Producer:                                James Loizou

Production Manager:                        James Kirkpatrick

Position:                                Director/DOP

2012

Production:                                Kenton Eco-Estate

Production Company:                        Big Sky Productions

Producer:                                Andrew Vester-Cohen

Production Manager:                        Lorin McCarthy

Director:                                Andrew Vester-Cohen

DOP:                                        Tyrone Mackay

Position:                                Focus Puller

Production:                                Pierre Cardin

Production Company:                        Big Sky Productions

Producer:                                Rowan Raaff

Production Manager:                        Lorin McCarthy

Director:                                Nihat Odabaşi

DOP:                                        Peter Vester-Cohen

Position:                                Camera Operator

Production:                                Woolworths Studio W Fall 2013

Production Company:                        Big Sky Productions

Producer:                                Rowan Raaff

Production Manager:                        Lorin McCarthy

Director:                                Nagi Sakai

DOP:                                        Michael Cleary

Position:                                Digital Loader

Production:                                Woolworths Juice

Production Company:                        Heart Media

Producer:                                Annelie Mare

Production Manager:                        Annelie Mare

Director:                                Fred Benistant

DOP:                                        Tyrone Mackay

Position:                                Focus Puller

Production:                                Brandhouse Internal

Production Company:                        Heart Media

Producer:                                Annelie Mare

Production Manager:                        Annelie Mare

Director:                                Tyrone Mackay

DOP:                                        Hein de Vos

Position:                                Focus Puller

Production:                                DC Shoes/Sasol Racing

Production Company:                        Heart Media

Producer:                                Annelie Mare

Production Manager:                        Annelie Mare

Director:                                Kai Linder

DOP:                                        Tyrone Mackay

Position:                                Focus Puller

SHORT INFORMATION:

2017

Production:                                Denai Moore - 'Desolately Devoted'

Production Company:                        The Video Cartel

Producer:                                Jessica Schipper

Director:                                Travys Owen

DOP:                                        Michael Cleary

Position:                                Focus Puller

2016

Production:                                Great Big Story’s Joburg Ballet

Production Company:                        CNN/Turner

Producer:                                Mariano Carranza

Field Producer:                                Ernst Heusser        

Position:                                DOP

Production:                                Great Big Story’s Quack Squad

Production Company:                        CNN/Turner

Producer:                                Philip Robibero

Field Producer:                                Ernst Heusser        

Position:                                DOP

2015

Production:                                PH Phat & Al Bairre - “Caviar Dreams”

Production Company:                        Thread

Producer:                                Jon Savage

Production Manager:                        Carl Booysen

DOP:                                        Jamie Ramsey                                

Position:                                Focus Puller

2014

Production:                                Red 66

Production Company:                        Maine Media

Producer:                                Steve Fierberg

Production Manager:                        Dana Fytelson

Director:                                Gian Carlo Belloti                                

Position:                                DOP

2013

Production:                                A Long Walk

Production Company:                        Independent

Producer:                                Chinonye Chukwu

Production Manager:                        Olivia Carmel

Director:                                Chinonye Chukwu

DOP:                                        Eric Branco                                

Position:                                Gaffer

Production:                                Mud Lotus

Production Company:                        Independent

Producer:                                Jonathon Nicols-Pethic

Production Manager:                        Olivia Carmel

Director:                                Chris White

DOP:                                        Eric Branco                                

Position:                                Gaffer

2011

Production:                                Strange Loop

Production Company:                        Independent

Producer:                                Alex Thompson

Production Manager:                        Olivia Carmel

Director:                                Alex Thompson                                

Position:                                Camera Operator

Production:                                The Laughing Window

Production Company:                        Columbia College

Producer:                                Nicole Kaplan

Production Manager:                        Bobby Kreilling

Director:                                George Stretcher

DOP:                                        Dillon Schneider

Position:                                Camera Intern

Production:                                Click To Play

Production Company:                        GWS Films

Producer:                                George Streicher

Production Manager:                        Bobby Kreilling

Director:                                George Streicher

DOP:                                        Dillon Schneider

Position:                                Digital Loader

2010

Production:                                Total Eclipse

Production Company:                        Independent

Producer:                                George Streicher

Production Manager:                        Bobby Kreilling

Director:                                George Streicher

DOP:                                        Dillon Schneider

Position:                                Focus Puller

2009

Production:                                Rise Above The Storm

Production Company:                        238 Studios

Producer:                                Jeff Doles        

Position:                                Director/DOP

*Opening Night Spotlight Film   2009 South Dakota Film Festival

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