Award-winning commercial, documentary, and film director who produces aesthetic and strategic stories by studying trends, innovating workflows, and organizing hierarchical collaborations.
Collaborator, method-sharer, autodidact and kinesthetic learner, Dieva bērns, performance director, synesthete-cinematographer, organized and efficient non-linear editor, problem-solving VFX artist, challenges enthusiast, extrovert world traveler, and very honest guy.
I've worked on feature films, documentaries, live broadcasts, TV pilots, commercials, shorts, events, web (total YouTube work views: 107M+), branding productions, and seminars/speeches.
Brand Development, Websites, SEO, Blog Content, Social Management, Campaigns, Promotions Materials, Influencer Programs, Graphic Design, Marketing Collateral, Corporate and Event Photography, 4K Video Productions, Original Songwriting/Composing, and Media Training..
Feature and Independent Film, TV, Web, Commercial for brand such as The Disney Channel, Signal Films Entmnt., Dark Coast Pictures, The Piano Guys, Poo~Pourri, Infomercials Inc.
Creative Services / Marketing department at an NBC Affiliate. Preproduction, production, and postproduction of promotional commercials for stories, franchises, PSAs and branding of the television station in the Marketing Department. Training. Equipment, education resource acquisition and editorial facility design. NC Governor Administration PSA. Living Arts College Commencement speaker.
Produced Short films and Commercials for branding and product marketing, featuring athletes like Logan Binggeli and Sasha DiGiulian. Led up to 5 other camera operators, contracted out additional production crew. Training.Established the commercial production workflow and assets, obtained music licensing and trained other producers. Developed aspects of the Marketing Department such as SEO, Social Media, and Video Marketing.
Commercial broadcast and web video productions for clients throughout the state. Led up to 4 different producers on multiple-camera video productions. Worked closely with SEO and visual advertisement marketers.
Production House Editing and Filming Commercial / Feature Productions. Seminars / Pitches. Filmed in VA, IA, D.C., CA, AZ, UT, NV, OH.
Filming and Editing Promotions and Television packages for regional clients. Animated, Designed Certificates, Web graphics, Logos, Storyboards, etc.
Formerly Omniture. Learned about Corporate Communication, Business Optimization and SEO. Introduced to Adobe After Effects by the Marketing Department and sacrificed nearly every evening to its study. Functioned as a collections specialist and liaison between Fortune 500 companies. Filmed the "Throwndown" Event Coverage - Guiness World Record Breaking "Rock, Paper, Scissors" Tournament.
Initiated two courses focusing specifically on Cinematography and Advanced Visual Effects by constructing curriculum and selecting preferred faculty to instruct the classes. Both courses were accepted and implemented. Offered 3 Scholarships.
Public Speaking, Passed Foreign Language Achievement Test for Latvian
Dean's List student.
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA