Mike Dirnberger

Freelance Videographer & Fantasy Artist

Location:Kansas City, Missouri, United States
2 Skills
Micheal S. Dirnberger

My goal is to move into a permanent position within a tv station family and further my creative growth.

2011 - BFA focusing in Digital Film, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
2005 - Naval Aviation mechanics, Applied Sciences, U.S.N., Oak Harbor, WA

Post and Compositing:
Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro Suite, Avid Media Composer, Premier Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Pro Tools.
Video cameras:
Canon T2i, 7D, 5D MKII, XF-100, JVC HM700u, Sony VX2100, FX1, Panasonic HVX, and HPX.


Studio Technician, October 2012 – April 2013
KCTV5 Meredith Corp.
o Handle lighting and maintenance
o Ensure Lavalier microphones are working properly
o Manage inews and teleprompter system for newscasts

Freelance Editor/Cameraman, November 2011 – Present
Kevin Campbell Films & Your Story Co.
o Constructed and Delivered Time Sensitive productions
o Developed Short Films based off of clients requirements
o Researched specified media topics in history to better address clients needs and deliver beyond their expectations

Freelance Production Crew, June 2009 – Present
Discovery Channel, MTV, X-Factor, Kansas City, MO
o Pre-production set up for shoots
o Technical Assisted for field support on camera gear
o Shot B-roll footage and Interviews

Freelance Assistant Editor/Cameraman, June 2011 – November 2011
Yellow Gal High Definition, Englewood, CO
o Shot and Edited local Television programming
o Worked efficiently under weekly deadlines on Three Television shows
o Filmed Live Events for Rocky Mountain PBS and HeavenFest.

Media Center, August 2009 – May 2011
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
o Set up Stage Sound and Visual Aids for Artist Lectures
o Technical Support for Artists and Faculty in classrooms and on gear.
o Maintained equipment and schedules for Media Facility usage.

A.C.H.S. Newscasts, August 1997 – May 2000
Adams City High School, Denver, CO
o Pitch, film, and edit news stories
o Maintain studio equipment, lighting, and cameras
o Work as part of the studio production crew
Skills (2) Rating
Fantasy Art