Grey Digital Media is the independent contractor business that I founded in 2012. I am a provider of video centric services that include video production, video editing, post production, motion graphics and sound design. Some of my clients have include American University and Purdue University. I have also done independent freelance jobs for various small businesses here in the Chicago area. See my portfolio section below for more information on my past work experience.
I primarily shoot corporate interviews with talking heads that support products or services. I have a complete range of video equipment for full service production. I shoot in both HD and 4K resolutions. For more information see my gear section below.
Founded Grey Digital Media, LLC in 2012
Experienced camera operator. Canon cinema cameras, Nikon DSLR, Canon DSLR, HD and 4K
Adobe Premiere and Apple Final Cut Pro X NLE systems. Fast turnaround on edit deadlines.
Sound Sweetening and voice overs edits. Pop and hiss reductions.
Full service video post-production services. Motion Graphics and Green Screen
Motion graphics with After Effects and Apple Motion. Infographics and lower thirds, Opens and end credits
Full frame Nikon DSLRs and APS-C Canon and Sony mirrorless cameras
iPad equipped teleprompter with tripod and 2-way glass splitter setup
Skilled in use of DJI drones for aerial video and photos. See your project from a different perspective
3 axis stabilized gimbals for smooth tracking shots. Slider setups for movement shots
Here is a sample listing of some of the equipment that I use to produce videos for my clients. Gear load outs will very according to the type of shoot that is required. I have HD cameras in both DSLR and Cinema. I have DJI aerial drones for aerial video and photography. I use both Canon and Nikon for video and photos. For sound I use mixers from Sound Devices and microphones from Rode.
Canon C100 Cinema Camera, Nikon D800 DSLR, Canon 7DMK2, Canon XC10 4K, Sony a6300
Monitors and External Recorders
Manhattan LCD monitors, Atomos HDR Recorders, Blade, Assasin
Sound gear and Microphones
Rode NTG shotgun microphones, Sennheiser G3 Lav miss, Sound Design Mixers, Tascam external sound recorders
Daylight balanced 1×1 LEDs x4. Apeture LS1 1K LED 5500K, C-Stands, Scrims, Reflectors and stands.
VACATION VIDEOS EDITED
I come up with the creative brief here and meet with the client to get on the right path to success.
I come up with the story boards here and define the shot list for the video
I shoot all of the shots according to the defined shot list to complete the video
I take the raw files from the camera and add them to a working timeline in our NLE of choice.I also add all associated motion graphics at this stag
I deliver the final product via Vimeo or YouTube for wide distributio
3228 North Kilbourn, Unit 11, Chicago, Illinois 60641
If you have a need for a freelance/independent contractor for your video or editing needs please drop me a line. I would be happy to discuss how I can help you meet your project goals.