James Defalco

Award winning writer, director, producer looking to utilize over eight years of production experience to create unique and entertaining film, tv & web content

Professional Experience

Research Assistant / Video Editor - Real Estate.    2017- Present

• Edited high quality videos of commercial properties used to elevate interest in said properties.

Director Writer Producer Editor - Independent Films.      2015 - Present

• Thornhill (2018) Short Film
• Procrastination (2018) Short Film
• All In (2018) Short Film

• Acoustic Kitty (2017) Short Film
• Long Island Love Story (2017) Feature

- Winner of ‘Best Feature’ at 2017 Movies4Movies Film Festival
- Official Selection: 2017 Long Island Film Festival



Camera Operator - Local 340 IATSE (Freelance)    2012 - Present 

• Flawlessly recorded numerous concerts and live events• Also performed other duties during this time such as;
- Cable Wrangler
- Technical Director

Camera Operator - Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour           2015

• Expertly filmed rehearsals and facilitated to show directors ideal spots for camera before they went on their world tour
• For multiple days I was the in house camera lead.

Camera Operator - Jones Beach                             2015

• Operated main (center) camera for various concerts / live events.
- Ex:of acts I filmed: Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, Skrillex, Lil Wayne.

Camera Operator - Nassau Coliseum (Freelance)    2012 - 2015

• Filmed pre and post game footage for the New York Islanders.
- During games I filmed at various locations throughout Nassau Coliseum to enhance the game experience for those in attendance.

Grip / Electric: The NEXT (Reality TV) - CW Productions   2012

• In house lead for incoming production of musical competition game show.
• Masterfully made sure all aspects of lighting were in order during all aspects of production.
- Set up LED stage, and various lights around the venue.

Technical Director: Paramount Theater                  2011 - 2012 


• Head of entire video division.
-Implemented a new system to better handle logistics of troubleshooting video between shows.
• Successfully produced high quality video content for over one hundred concerts, comedy shows, fundraisers etc.
•Operated a robotic three camera system.

Production Assistant: NYCB Theater at Westbury           2010


• Fulfilled basic production assistant duties.
- Loaded in and loaded out acts gear.
- Retrieved items on talents riders.

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