Christian de Gail

  • Owner
  • Bartlett, IL, 60103, US
  • Aug 02, 2022
Part time Other

Personal Summary

Motivated, personable business professional with a successful 20-year track record in the video/
photography industry. Creative eye for producing high quality videos and stills. Talent for quickly
embracing and mastering new technology. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-
professionals at all levels. Accustomed to direct client interaction and ensuring that all projects are
successfully completed to the highest standard. Flexible and versatile - able to maintain a sense
of humor under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend
cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-working skills.

Core Competencies
! Project Management Client Correspondence Vendor Relations
! Marketing Scheduling Online Presence
! Budget Planning Staff Supervision ! Equipment Maintenance

Work Experience

Owner
Jan 2011 - Present CHRISTIAN de GAIL PHOTO/VIDEO

♦ Lead Photographer and Editor
♦ Shoot all photography/video projects.
♦ Edit video and manipulate still images per client specs.
♦ Correspond and provide estimates for clients.
♦ Set up on-location studio sets.
♦ Scout locations
♦ Hire vendors and additional crew members.
♦ Manage company website and social media sites

Production Manager
Jan 2007 - Jan 2010 PRODUCERS

♦ Managed daily operation of Production Dept.
♦ Met with clients to discuss project expectations and direction.
♦ Prepared estimates for client project proposals.
♦ Hired outside vendors and contractors.
♦ Obtained relevant city and town permits.
♦ Assistant Producer on large scale shoots.
♦ In-house Director of Photography/Camera Operator.

Assistant Production Manager
Jan 2004 - Jan 2007

Assist Production Manager in all areas of production.

Production Technician
Jan 1997 - Jan 2004 Production Dept

Support for Production on shoots.

Education

B.S. degree - Mass Communications
- Jan 1989 TOWSON UNIVERSITY
Associate's Degree - TECHNICAL
- Jan 1986 CATONSVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE