Mauricio Soto

Los Angeles, CA

Professional Experience

I am a creative and technical Video Producer, Director of Photography and Editor. I am an advocate for social justice and peace. I am passionate about storytelling and technology. I can help you using video to promote your products and brand.


14 Years
Editor (video, film)
14 Years
Producer (new media)
14 Years


10 Years
10 Years
10 Years


Broadcasting - Ent - Cable (Local)
10 Years
10 Years
Online/new media
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

14 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Riverside Digital Productions (3-5), Ruply (1-2), 321 Takeoff (1-2), (3-5), Fitness Magazine (10+), Time Inc. (AllYou, Instyle, Golf, SI, People) (10+), Schecter Lee Photography (10+), Alex Beauchesne Photography (10+), Metro Digital (10+), Shape Magazine (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Morgan Library and Museum (6-10), Hispanic Society (6-10), SAP (10+), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (6-10), Ariela Alpha International (1-2), Arup (3-5), Preview of the Arts (1-2), You Can Thrive Foundation (1-2)

Technical Skills

Video production and post-production of documentaries, explainers, industrials, educational, corporate, music videos, short films, commercials and promos. Photography production and postproduction of fashion, beauty, portraits, still-life products, 360º. Shooting video with small and large sensor cameras; shoulder mount, hand held and DSLRs. Shooting photography with DSLRs and medium format cameras and backs. Lighting for video and photography in studio and location; continuos lighting and strobes. Audio recording and mixing.

Foreign Language Skills


Computer Skills

Video editing: Premiere and Final Cut (Pro and X) Video graphics: After Effects, Motion, Cinema 4D, Illustrator. Video capture and asset management: CatDV, Canon XF utility, Sony Catalyst, Shot Put Pro, RedCine X. Video Color Correction: Davinci Resolve. And plug-ins: BorisFx, Redgiant Color Suite, Tiffen DFX, Color Finesse, Film Convert. Audio for video: Audition. Photography and video retouching: Photoshop. Photography capture and processing: Capture One and Lightroom. Office and finance software: Apple's Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), QuickBooks, Chimpanzee and Showbiz Budgeting. Web design: Adobe's Dreamweaver. CMS: Wordpress. Coding: html, css. Main operating system: MAC OS


Video camera: Sony FS7 with 3 zoom lenses (16-35mm, 28-135mm, 100-400mm). Support: Tripods, Slider with 3 axis motorized system, Jib arm and steady cam. Sound package with 4 Sennheiser wireless systems, Sound Devices mixer, Sennheiser 416 microphone. Video Lighting package with 2 Kino Divas 400, Dedolight Master traveler kit with 5 fixtures, 2 Chimera Triolet fixtures, 2 Litepanels micro pro, 6 Lowel Totas, 2 Omnis and 3 Pro lights. Complemented with Chimera softboxes, octabanks, dimmers, chinalights, reflectors, flags, nets, gels, diffussion, stands and grip. 1 Mac Pro and 1 MacBook Pro loaded with software for previewing, capturing, and editing video and photography in the field and location.


Will provide references upon request


IDA - International Documentary Association NALIP - National Association of Latino Independent Producers