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Hi I'm Kelvin J. Owner of Kelvin J. Studios, LLC.

Here at Kelvin J. Studios we take our clients very serious and give maximized attention to detail when creating projects for our clients. Whether it be video production, photography, editing, boom op services, graphic design and more! Me and my team will strive for satisfactory to you.

Kelvin J. Studios started during the mid-year of 2013 and continues to grow each year! NOW TRAVELING INTERNATIONALLY giving people around the globe a chance to work with us and see how we can bring their visions to life by creative story telling and proper knowledge to ensure a solid product for our clients. 

KELVIN J.

E: Kelvinjstudios@yahoo.com  

www.KELVINJSTUDIOS.com

 

 

EDUCATION:    

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Film & Video Production (BFA)

The Art Institute of Washington

 

Professional Summary:

Professional freelance director, cinematographer, boom operator & editor with 10 years of experience. I received 5 awards for Best Editing, to include the Independents Shorts Awards in L.A., The Nova Fest in VA, and Clifton The Celebration, Visually Wired in V.A. and Black Continental Independent Movie Awards (BCIMA). I also received 2 Awards for Best Cinematography for Visually Wired in V.A. 

 

Skills:

  • Disciplined leader; proven ability to remain calm and deliver results in high-pressure situations.

  • Excels at solving problems independently while incorporating sound advice from peers/superiors.

  • Exceptional written and communication skills; trustworthy in handling sensitive information.

  • Adept at guiding, influencing, and empowering others to maintain law and order.

  • Skilled at resolving conflicts and diffusing hostility amidst adversity.

  • Enthusiasm for working with the community to create preventive solutions.

  • Ability to write comprehensive reports using PC software.

  • Proficient in most industry software including Avid & ADOBE Premier Pro & Photoshop.

  • Experience with industry standard camera equipment including Canon DSLR cameras, Panasonic AF-100, Panasonic AVC & the Blackmagic Production 4K.

  • Experienced with field and studio lighting to include Kino Flo lighting, ARRI lighting, Pepper lighting kit, and different small LED lights.

 

Work Experience

Narratives:

  • Rumination (Short Film)

  • AKIBA (Short Film)

  • The Darkness is Waiting (Short Film)

 

Music Videos:

  • Royalty (Music Video)

  • Beauty & Da Beast (Music Video)

  • Restless Radar (Music Video)

  • Love Me Crazy (Music Video)

  • Soil (Music Video)

Industrial / Corporate Videos:

  • Men Can Stop Rape/ Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Department of Justice (DOJ) (Teen Dating Violence Aware)

  • Kenny Lattimore (Live Performance/Anniversary Party)

  • DC Fight Night (Highlight Video)

  • Hoodrich Pablo Juan (Club Bliss/ Highlight Performance)

  • Alex Acosta (Interview/ Docu-Film)

  • The Art Institute of Washington (Graduate Interview)

  • Bobby Brown (Howard Theater/ Highlight Performance)

  • Fearless (Commercial)

  • Travis Scott (Club Bliss/ Highlight Performance)

 

 

Centerra/Justice Protective Service Officer/DOJ                                                                                               

(July 2014 – August 2015)

  • Ensures only authorized personnel and vehicles enter into the Department of Justice.

  • Executes proper procedures during Attorney General details, POTUS details and DOJ events.

  • Conducts security for DOJ employees and individuals located on DOJ property.

 

 

Military Police/United States Air Force/JBA                                                                                                       

(August 2009 – May 2013)

  • Defended and protected National critical infrastructures and assets vital to national security

  • Enforced base regulations and State Law and issued citations as deemed necessary.

  • Investigated and reported incidents.

  • Trainer and Coordinator:Conducted investigations and trained law enforcement personnel.

  • Respond to calls for first aid and medical assistance

  • Supervised operations involving resource security and anti-terrorism measures

  • Escorted distinguished leaders foreign and domestic.

  • Ensured accountability of over $2M worth of equipment and supplies.

  • Conducted presidential security of AF-1 and safety of POTUS arrivals & departures.

 

(Full reel and resume available upon request)

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