Josh Stephens

Freelance Video Editor & Videographer

Location:Canal Winchester, Ohio, United States
2 Skills
The Lens Man, LLC (2010 – Present)
Owner/ Director of Photography/ Producer/ Editor
•Experienced camera operation with Canon C300, BlackMagic Studio Camera, Canon 5D Mark III, 7D(HDSLR), Sony F3-F5, Sony EX3, Sony HXC 100(studio config)., Panasonic HDX900, Canon XL-H1(HDV)
•Producer/Director for live events using production software and presentation switchers.  Creating all media including videos, graphics, Powerpoint, etc.
•Experienced editor with Adobe Creative Suite CC (including premiere and AE) Final Cut Studio 3, Color, DVD Studio Pro, Motion 4 & 5, Photoshop CC and Adobe Lightroom 5.
•Live Event Production: Producer/Director for multiple live events. Multi-camera live-switching, directing live shows, Created content, run sheets, developed budgets, built teams.

Moon Bounce Media, Inc. (2007 – 2010)
Director of Photography/ Editor
•Experienced camera operation with RED ONE, HDCAM F900R, XDCam 700, F800 HD, XDCam EX1/EX3, Varicam, HDX 900, Betacam, HDV, HVX 200, DVCam, Mini DV, etc.  Also with adaptors such as Redrocks & Letus mini 35mm.
•Experienced editor with Final Cut Studio 3, Color, DVD Studio Pro, Motion, Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom 3.
•Director/Technical Director for live events using production and presentation switchers.
•Skilled lighting techniques for interviews, live events, and dramatic environments.  Experienced with HMI’s, Kino’s & Chimera’s.
•   Experienced with portable location jibs and dolly’s?•   Teleprompter Operator?•Steadicam Operator. (Steadicam Clipper 2)
•Experienced Still Photographer.  (Photographer/Videographer for

The Ohio District Council/Vineyard Church of Columbus (2004 – 2007)
Director of Photography/Producer/Editor
•Director of Photography/Producer for all state wide events for 280+ churches in Ohio.
•Produce, Shoot, and Edit all videos for all departments.
•Responsible for all media for services including video announcements, promotional videos for departments, departmental training videos, Sermon Illustrations, Video Intros.
•Responsible for support for events including PowerPoint/Keynote creation, video support, producing, and directing events.
•Work with departments to script, storyboard, create media, and produce all state wide events.
•Consulting for churches for equipment and training of volunteers in media departments

Freelance, (2001 – 2004)
Director of Photography/Producer/Editor
•Freelance Director of Photography for private clients and corporate production companies.  Clients include Lance Armstrong Foundation, EFX Company, Capital One, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Ohio District Council for A.G. Churches.
•Served as the Director of Photography for promotional video projects with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and High Island Ranch.
•Responsible for producing the annual Ohio Youth Convention for over 4000 youth to include the direction all event promotions, video projects, advertising and dramatic productions.
•Produced/Directed/Shot/Edited numerous promotional videos for events such as Golf Tournaments, Paintball Tournaments, Mission Trips, etc… for the Ohio District Council of A/G Churches.
•Create from pre-production to post-production capital campaign video for the United Pentecostal Church Organization.
•On the creative teams for all events of the ODC including Ohio Youth Convention, Fine Arts Festival, Ohio Youth Camps.
•Shot & edited promotional videos for corporate clients from on-air telephone clients to Cattle Drive Ranches in Wyoming.

The EFX Company, (1998-2001)
Camera Operator/Production Technician
•Responsible for camera operations and other production support on field production crews.  Clients include Time Life, AOL, America’s Most Wanted and many national corporate clients and production companies.
•Skilled with camera operation, lighting, grip support, and audio support. 
•Equipment used:  Betacam, DVCam, Beta SP Decks, Digital Betacam Decks, DV and DVC/DVCPRO Decks, 1 inch Decks and DVD Authoring Recorders.

New Horizon Contracting, Inc. (1997-1998)
•Owned and operated roofing company.  Responsible managing all on-site construction crews, estimating jobs, ordering supplies, coordinating with all suppliers and customers and securing all promotions and sales.

Akron University, Assistant Manager of University Commons (1996-1997)
•Managed on campus housing and coordinated all on-site maintenance issues.


Maine International Photographic & Film Workshop
Ohio University Eastern
South Eastern University
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing