Tony Deemer was born in Ottawa, Illinois, raised in San Antonio, Texas and went to flight school in Dayton, Ohio. He reinvented himself from a Pilot as he decided his love for cinema would feed his creative passion. He attended film school at The Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati. While there he was the recipient of the Bronze Telly Award for documentary filmmaking in 2010. While in film school, he hated seeing shakey camera movements and discovered the art of Steadicam. He pursued the art by attending the Steadicam Operators Associations Workshop with the man who invented Steadicam, Garrett Brown. With numerous credits to his name in different genres of Film and Television. Tony holds one award (Bronze Telly) and several Official Selections to several Film Festivals. Tony is a member of the Steadicam Operators Association (SOA), Steadicam Guild and The Society of Camera Operators (SOC).