BIO

Ben grew up in Berea, OH jumping BMX bikes into Coe Lake, pilfering forgotten baseballs from the BW College dugouts, and living on $1.99 Little Caesar’s specials. Based in the Midwest, he is a versatile and passionate photographer and filmmaker with the creative, technical and managerial skills acquired across a wide range of challenging roles.  

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EDUCATION

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO
Chicago, IL
Master of Fine Arts in Writing and Directing for Film & Video 2009

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque, NM
Bachelor of Arts in University Studies 2002
Media Arts and English

EXPERIENCE
 
COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO
Post-Production Coordinator 2017 – Present
 
COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO
Adjunct Faculty 2011 – Present
Post Production CTVA Department
 
FREELANCE
Photographer and Filmmaker 2000 – Present
 
COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO
Computer Lab Assistant 2006 – 2017
 
SKILLS

Video/Digital Media:

Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Studio, Avid, Avid ISIS Server, DaVinci Resolve Studio 12, ShotPut Pro 5, Disc Flow Rimage: DVD label design and duplication, Cache-A: LTO Archive, Toast, MPEG Streamclip Canon DSLR & C100 Camera Systems.

General software:

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, FileMaker Pro Advanced