Steve Celano

Director of Photography. Editor. Motion Graphic Designer
steve@stevecelano.com 

PROFILE

Videographer/Editor/Motion designer with over half a decade of experience working with production companies, ad agencies and businesses across the United States. Experience in all aspects of filmmaking from pre-production planning, support roles and directing roles on set, to post-production. A passionate creator with an eagerness to learn and lead. Doesn't drink coffee, but loves the idea and communal aspect of drinking coffee.

EXPERIENCE

StoryFarm, Baltimore MD | Cinematographer, Editor, Motion-Graphics, Grip | May 2013 - May 2016

Began as a part-time videographer/editor during senior year of college; offered a full time position upon graduating. Developed strategies for project and asset management on high volume projects such as Martin O'Malley's 2016 presidential campaign. Continuously pushed to improve the visual quality of productions by creating detailed pre-production documents and integrating motion graphics with live action footage. Went for morning walks to local coffee shop with co-workers, but never got coffee.

Freelance, National | Cinematographer, Editor, Motion Designer | 2012 - Present

One-man-band style productions for companies such as IndieGoGo, NASA, NOAA, {r}evolution apparel, and The Greene Turtle. Work closely with companies to create videos in a variety of styles; documentary, motion graphic explainers, and service marketing. Once traveled in a van for two months from Seattle to San Francisco documenting a kickstarted fashion company. Learned I can sleep anywhere. 


SKILLS

Adobe After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Audition, Speedgrade, FCP 7/X
ARRI Amira, RED Scarlet/Epic, Canon C100/300, Phantom Miro, DSLR Canon/Nikon/Panasonic
Aerial Cinematography with DJI Phantom and Inspire 1
Zoom/Rode/Tascam audio equipment and recorders
Natural Leader, eager learner, savvy with technology, confident public speaker 

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Loyola University Maryland, Class of 2014
GPA: 3.38, Major GPA: 3.85
Major: Communication Digital Media | Minor: Art History & Philosophy

 

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

Canon C100 and Canon T3i
Lenses ranging from 14mm to 105mm
Miller Carbon Fiber Tripod
Glide-Cam
Sony Lav. Microphone
Rode and Sennheiser shotgun microphones
Mix of LED and softbox lights
Macbook Pro 15” w/Retina Display and Adobe CC

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