– RESUME –

I’m a freelance filmmaker and photographer working out of New York City.

Please contact me at abaker79*at*gmail.com.  Thanks!

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2006-present
Writer/Director/Producer

2016:
“Bellwether” (documentary feature, 5BlindMen: producer)
“Build It” (documentary series, Popular Science: producer)
“Blue Card: Frank Harris” (documentary short, Blue Card: producer)

2015:
Lambing Season (documentary short: director, cinematographer, editor)
“Rebuild: featuring Hackett” (documentary series, Popular Science: producer)
Adafruit product films (promo series, Adafruit Industries: producer)

2014:
South for Winter (short film: director, cinematographer, editor)
Rebuild: featuring Hackett” (documentary series, Popular Science: producer, cinematographer, editor)
“Blue Card: Emily Kessler” (documentary short: producer, cinematographer, editor)
The Mesozoic Era (short film: writer, director, cinematographer, editor)
Beekeeping on Pluto (post production) (documentary feature: camera, director, editor)
Adafruit product films (promo series: producer, cinematographer, editor)

2013:
Adafruit product films (producer, cinematographer, editor)
Blue Card” (documentary short, program for Holocaust survivors: post producer, cinematographer, still photographer, editor)
“One Woman, Many Voices” (documentary short: producer, cinematographer, editor)
POINT (documentary short: field producer, cinematographer, editor)

2012:
Beekeeping on Pluto (feature documentary) (camera, director, editor)

2011:
Plastic (short film; writer, editor, director)

2008:
Grands (short film; writer, director, editor)
Stewart (independent documentary; camera, director, editor)

2007:
The Off-Season (independent documentary; camera, director, editor)
“Hanan and Hanine” (Egyptian television; line producer, production manager)

2006:
Rockaway (short film; writer, director, editor)

2005-present
Cinematographer/Cameraman

2016:
Untitled Ron Carter documentary (Partisan Pictures)
“Bellwether” (5BlindMen)
“Build It” (Popular Science)
“Dan Hsu” (Beach House Pictures)
“Blue Card: Frank Harris” (documentary short for Blue Card)

2015:
“Generation Make” (Popular Science)
Lambing Season (documentary short, dir. Andrew Baker)
Foxhole (short film, dir. Megan Corry)
“Bellwether” (5BlindMen)
“This is Life” (Part2 Pictures for CNN)
Untitled White House documentary (Partisan Pictures for PBS)
“Rebuild: featuring Hackett” (Popular Science)
Adafruit product films (Adafruit Industries)

2014:
South for Winter (short film, dir. Andrew Baker)
“Blue Card: Emily Kessler” (documentary short)
“Rebuild: featuring Hackett” (Popular Science)
“Bellwether” (5BlindMen)
“Pursuit of Happiness” (Zero Point Zero for PBS)
“Apex Predator” (Zero Point Zero for Outdoor Channel)
Adafruit product films (Adafruit Industries)

2013:
“Our America with Lisa Ling” (Part2 Pictures for OWN)
“In Search of the New Viking” (VGCTV)
Adafruit product films (Adafruit Industries)
“Blue Card” (documentary short, nonprofit program serving Holocaust survivors: cameraman, still photographer)
“One Woman, Many Voices” (documentary short for Healing Hands of Joy)
Donald Pliner fashion shoot (Conde Nast)
“Savannah Harbor Patrol” (Partisan Pictures for National Geographic)
POINT (documentary short for Westchester Jewish Community Services)
Beekeeping on Pluto (feature documentary, post production, dir. Andrew Baker)
“The Innocents Abroad” (web series, prod. Kate Thorman and Nora Chovanec)

2012:
Untitled knifemaking documentary (in production, dir. Andrew Baker)
“Guns N Hoses” (reality series, Partisan Pictures, prod. Don Campbell)
“All the President’s Men Revisited” (Discovery Channel, prod. Peter Schnall)
“Secret Service Files: Protecting the President” (National Geographic, prod. Aaron Matthews)
“The Innocents Abroad” (web series, prod. Kate Thorman and Nora Chovanec)
The Mesozoic Era (short film, dir. Andrew Baker)
Online segments for Zemoga Digital Innovation

2011:
The Faun Experiment (feature documentary, Tamar Rogoff, dir.)
“Counterterror NYC” (National Geographic, prod. Peter Schnall)
“Hard Time” (National Geographic, prod. Greg Henry)
Online segments for Zemoga Digital Innovation
Lectures for Themis Bar Review

2010:
Lectures for Themis Bar Review

2007-2008:
The Off-Season (independent documentary, dir. Andrew Baker)
“Innovate” (Engel Entertainment)
“Garbage Gods” (Engel Entertainment)
“Edith and Jenny” (dance, Tamar Rogoff, chor.)

2005
“Christina’s World” performed by Claire Danes and choreographed by Tamar Rogoff

2009-present
Photographer

2016:
Photos displayed and sold at multiple Brooklyn coffee shops.

2012-2015:
Photographs sold at auction to benefit PROOF: Media for Social Justice (www.proof.org)

2014:
Character portraits for “Bellwether”
Bio portrait (Vanity Fair)

2013:
Agricultural and medical projects in Kinshasa and Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Holocaust survivor portraits for The Blue Card.

2012:
Queens subway tunnel extension (Herrencknecht Tunneling)

2009-2011:
Production stills for Discovery Channel and National Geographic documentaries (Afghanistan, Republic of Georgia)

2004-present
Editor

2016:
“Bellwether” (5BlindMen)
“Build It” (Popular Science)
“Blue Card: Frank Harris” (Blue Card)

2015:
Lambing Season (short documentary)
“Rebuild: featuring Hackett” (Popular Science)
Adafruit product films (Adafruit Industries)

2014:
South for Winter (short film)
“Blue Card: Emily Kessler” (documentary short)
“Rebuild: featuring Hackett” (Popular Science)
Adafruit product films (Adafruit Industries)
The Mesozoic Era (short film)

2013:
Adafruit product films (Adafruit Industries)
“Blue Card” (documentary short, nonprofit program serving Holocaust survivors)
“One Woman, Many Voices” (documentary short for Healing Hands of Joy)
POINT (documentary short: WJCS)

2012:
Beekeeping on Pluto (post production)

2011:
Plastic (short film)

2010:
Promotional video, International Organization for Women & Development.

2008:
Grands (short film)

2007:
The Off-Season (independent documentary)

2006:
Rockaway (short film)
Short pieces for the Isadora Duncan International Institute, Columbia University, and Cambridge in America.

2005:
Documentaries for Classic Media and the History Channel (assistant editor)

2005-present
Production Sound

Production Sound Mixer:
2012:
“All the President’s Men Revisited” (Discovery Channel)
“Protecting the President” (Discovery Channel)
“NYPD Bomb Squad” (NGC)
Absence of Love (short film, Billy Gerard Frank, dir.)
Right There (short doc, Florence Buchanan, dir.)
“Inside Fenway Park: An Icon at 100” (NGT; Robert Caputo, dir.)

2011:
“War Veterans in Sturgis” (in post, ABC)
Untitled Bob Ballard series (National Geographic Television)
Beyonce Tribute with Lady Gaga (interview segment)
Operation Honeybadger (US Army)
Jackie. (short film, Tamika R. Guishard, dir.)
“Secrets of the FBI” (Discovery)
Elevate (feature documentary, Anne Buford, dir.)
“Hard Time 2” (NGC)

2010:
“Counterterrorism NYC” (NGC)
“The Confessions” (Frontline)
“Working Dogs” (NGC)
“Strange Sex” (Discovery Health)
“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” (Bravo)
Nexxus, Dannon, and Intel corporate spots
Teenage Paparazzo (feature documentary, Adrien Grenier, dir.)
“Jersey Couture” (Oxygen)
“Hard Time 2” (NGC)

2009:
“Afghan Warrior” (NGC)
“Me and Mr. Jones” (VH1)
“National Geographic Explorer: Science of Gender” (NGT)
“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” (Bravo)
“Chopped: Season Two” (Food Network)
“Verdict: Guilty Not Guilty” (Investigative Discovery Channel)
“Claude Monet” (BBC)
“Locked Up Abroad: Mexico” (National Geographic Channel)
Between the Lines (short film, Zack Resnickoff, dir.)
“Hard Time 2” (NGC)

2008:
“Gang Wars: Oakland” (Discovery Channel)
“Chopped: Season One” (Food Network)
“Biography: Kate Moss” (A&E)
“Biography: David Bowie” (A&E)
“Biography: Diff’rent Strokes” (A&E)
“Biography: Julio and Enrique Iglesias” (A&E)
Damn It, Andy (ind. short. Jane Renaud, dir.)
“NOW: Women & Power” (PBS)
“About Face” (MSNBC)
“Hard Time” (National Geographic Channel)
“Suburban Secrets” (Court TV)
“Country Living House of the Year” (DIY Network)

2007:
Hoopland (ind. feature doc. Victoria Yoffie, dir.)
“National Geographic Explorer: Science of Evil” (NGC)
“Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style” (Bravo)
“Suburban Secrets” (Court TV)
“Clash of the Cavemen” (History Channel)
“National Geographic Explorer: The Heroin Crisis” (NGC)
“Get Fresh with Sara Snow” (Discovery Health Channel)

2006: “Runway Moms” (Discovery Health Channel)
“The Dan Ho Show” (Discovery Health Channel)

Boom Operator:
2008:
In the Loop (feature. Armando Iannucci, dir.)
“Skins” (E4: Britain)

2007:
Pretty Bird (feature. Paul Schneider, dir.)
commercial (Biography Channel)
“Kids Block: Season Two” (PBS)
“Kids Block: Season One” (PBS)

2006:
A Bahraini Tale (feature. Bassam Al-Thawadi, dir.)
JetBlue promotional video
Deutsche Bank promotional video

2005: The Last New Yorker (feature. Harvey Wang, dir.)

EDUCATION

1998-2002 Middlebury College Middlebury, VT
• B.A., Film and Video Studies. Graduated magna cum laude; highest honors, as well as co-recipient of the Goldman Prize, for Film and Video Studies.
• Thesis: 15-minute digital video film entitled “Closure”.

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

Sony F55, Canon C300, Canon 5D, 7D, Sony FS700, Varicam, HDX900, Sony EX1, EX3, HVR-Z1U, HDX-200 digital cameras; MOVI, Steadicam Pilot; various light packages; Sound Devices, Wendt, Mackie, and Shure mixers; Fostex PD-4 DAT recorder; lavalier and shotgun microphones, Lectrosonic wireless transmitters; Final Cut Pro digital editing system; Photoshop; Adobe After Effects; DVD Studio Pro.

5D rig in C's shop

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