Mauricio Soto

140 E 7th Street, 1L New York, NY 10009 USA

Professional Experience

A tech savvy and creative filmmaker, owner of Above All Productions, Inc. a NYC video production company specializing in video for the web. Music videos, documentaries, How-to and promos. Visit:


12 Years
Editor (video, film)
12 Years
Producer (new media)
10 Years


Other, Specify
7 Years
7 Years
7 Years


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

Total Media Industry Experience

13 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Riverside Digital Productions (2), Ruply (1), 321 Takeoff (1), (2), Fitness Magazine (4), Time Inc. (AllYou, Instyle, Golf, SI, People) (4), Schecter Lee Photography (4), Alex Beauchesne Photography (4), Metro Digital (4)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Morgan Library and Museum (3), Hispanic Society (3), SAP (4), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (3), Ariela Alpha International (1), Arup (2), Preview of the Arts (1), You Can Thrive Foundation (1)

Technical Skills

Video production and post-production of promos, commercials, music videos, documentaries, industrials, corporate, health and fitness how-to and educational videos. Photography production and postproduction of fashion, beauty, portraits, still-life products, 360º, health and fitness photo shoots. Shooting video with small and large sensor cameras; shoulder mount, hand held and DSLRs. Shooting photography with Canon and Nikon DSLRs. And medium format Hasselblad, Leaf and Phaseone cameras and backs. Lighting for video and photography in studio and location; continuos lighting and strobes. Audio recording and mixing of small video projects.

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 Content Browser, CineForm Studio, Shot Put Pro, RedCine X. Video Color Correction: Davinci Resolve, Speed Grade, RedCine X, CineForm Studio. And plug-ins: BorisFx, Redgiant Color Suite, Tiffen DFX, Color Finesse. Audio for video: Audition, Soundtrack Pro and SonicFire 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 and Showbiz Budgeting. Web design: Adobe's Dreamweaver and Edge. 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

Work Samples


(The Velvet Underground / 2/6/2016)
(Milo Greene - 2/6/2016)