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Scott MacTavish

Photography and Videography · Las Vegas Nevada United States

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A personable and friendly technician with 18 years experience in all aspects of videography/photography , studio broadcast operations, and video/audio production. My rates include HD camera, wireless mic, lights and all the equipment to create a professional video. Career Chronology Owner/Operator Finish Strong Video Productions Henderson NV - Pre production, script write or review - Setup and operate HD cameras, lighting, and microphones - Record and edit a variety of videos - Create custom graphics and animations using Apple Final Cut X and Apple Motion. Photographer Dam Short Film Festival, Boulder City NV February 2014 and 2015 -Capture realistic images during the film festival -Pre-edit and edit images for technical director of film festival -Ensure appropriate photo quality -Prepare shoot sites -Set up equipment and tools as needed for location Audio Video Technician RHINO STAGING, LAS VEGAS, Nevada March 2014 - Present -Setup and tear down of audio video equipment for concerts and corporate events -Audio operator for cooperate events -Video record technician -Teleprompter operator -Camera operator Guide/Trip Leader/Instructor DESERT ADVENTURES, BOULDER CITY, NEVADA April 2014 - Present Guide and Trip leader – responsible for guest safety, education, entertainment, relaying history and facts of various areas including: Boulder City Nevada, Black Canyon (the lower Colorado River), Lake Mead Recreation Area, Hover Dam. -CPR, Wilderness First Aid, Certified Wilderness First Aid Instructor -Designed, Developed Implemented Mountain Bike Trips -Took initiative for Desert Adventures to developed, integrated, recorded, and edited online video content to increase popularity of company and SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Technical Director/Videographer WESTERN FINANCIAL GROUP, HIGH RIVER, AB November 2007- February 2014 Producer, videographer for live studio broadcasts, video productions for DVD and streaming online distribution -Managed studio scheduling and maintenance of studio operation -Operation of studio equipment during live satellite broadcasts -Provided audio/video support for corporate events -Editing utilizing various programs such as Apple’s Final Cut, Apple Motion (Graphic Design), Photoshop -Trained interns and junior staff as needed Studio Operator Business Television Plus Toronto, Ont July 2003 - November 2007 -Studio operator for The GM Canada Network -Multi camera switching, audio, playback / dubbing, directing -Live broadcast operation of a fully digital studio and master control operation providing satellite broadcast to 800 receiving sites. Studio Operator Legislative Television Halifax, NS June 1999 - July 2003 -Studio operator for the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly -Setup and operate audio video equipment for press conferences, presentations, and committees -Live broadcast audio production -ENG, live and studio camera operator -Live broadcast multi camera switching -Master control operator and maintenance ENG Editor CBC Newsworld Halifax, NS June 1995 - June 1999 -Editing news and feature items for morning news -Studio camera operator -Video playback / recording, and VTR operator for live news broadcast -Teleprompter operator Awards/Recognition · First Aid/ CPR/ AED Responder/Instructor · Wilderness First Aid Responder/Instructor · Wilderness First Responder · Wilderness Navigation · Wilderness Survival Education Video Production Arts (Honors Certificate) Nova Scotia Community College Drafting (Intro to AutoCAD) Nova Scotia Institute of Technology Machinist Nova Scotia Community College