Mauricio Soto

Los Angeles, CA
Website: http://www.mauriciosoto.tv
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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.

Expertise

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

Specialty

Technology
10 Years
Fitness
10 Years
Health
10 Years

Industries


Broadcasting - Ent - Cable (Local)
10 Years
Documentary
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), ecancer.tv (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

Spanish

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

Equipment

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.

References

Will provide references upon request

Associations

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

Work Samples

General