Dan Coplan
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FEATURES
Islander (multi camera)
Bam Bam and Celeste
Bull Run
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (Brad Pitt makeup test)

DOCUMENTARY
Sinatra: Dark Star (A&E/BBC feature)

BROADCAST and COMMERCIAL
Mc Donald's (commercial)
Learning Channel: "Rides"
Discovery Channel (Sci-Fi promo)
Disney ("G-Force" promo for feature)
NBC: "The Sing-Off" (broadcast promo)
FOX: 2011 Emmy Awards (opening video)
TV Land: "The Cougar" (promo)
Game Show Network: "Dog Park Superstars" (multi camera)
Best Western (commercial)
Honda (commercial)
Kia (commercial)
Samsung (HDTV marketing commercial)
Ultimate Fighting Championship (commercial)
Hamer Toyota (commercial)
Tennis Channel: Singha Tennis Classic (multi camera)
Nike (commercial)
Converse (commercial)
EuroMillions (commercial)

CORPORATE
Disney (Disneyland promo - multi camera)
BMW (K1200 motorcycle promo)
Ford (Fusion and F-150 marketing campaign)

LIVE MUSIC, PERFORMANCE and SPORTS
Fat Joe at the House of Blues (multi camera)
Mike Jones at the El Rey Theater (multi camera)
William Hung: "We Are the Champions" (music video)



RELEVANT WORK HISTORY, TRAINING, SPECIAL SKILLS
Cinematographer / Steadicam / DIT
Self Employed, San Francisco/Los Angeles, CA. March 1996 - Present

International Cinematographer's Guild Local 600: Camera Operator/Digital Imaging Technician

Society of Camera Operators (SOC)
Board of Governors, Associate Editor Camera Operator magazine, former Recording Secretary

Steadicam Operators Association / Steadicam Guild

Steadicam owner/operator

Sony 3D Technology Center Training, ICG Local 600, Los Angeles, CA.

PADI Open Water SCUBA certified

Studio Pedestal

Digital Cinema Society

Santa Fe High Definition Workshop, Los Angeles, CA.

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) Training, ICG Local 600, Los Angeles, CA.

Traveled to over 60 countries, every US state and Canadian province. Current US and French passport.



EDUCATION, HARDWARE and SOFTWARE
MFA, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA. 1998: Motion Pictures and Video (Honors)
BA, Goucher College, Towson, MD. 1991: Computer Science and Music
Mac/PC: AfterEffects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Cleaner, Peak, Director
Digital Video: Final Cut Pro, Media 100, Avid Media Composer, Premiere, DVD Studio Pro