Alexander Tyson

Alexander Tyson

Steadicam Operator and Underwater Cinematographer

La Cañada Flintridge, California

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October 2014
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About Alexander

Alexander Tyson is a steadicam operator and underwater camera operator located in Los Angeles. He recieved his Bacherlors of Fine Arts in cinematography and television from Columbia College Hollywood, California. Alexander served as an assitant editor on PBS Television Show - Mark Kistlers Imagination Station as well as a european documentary called "Down and Out in Cannes”. Alexander received recognition for his work on the Television Series PBS Show - Mark Kistler's Imagination Station where he receieved a Regional Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences. The Series of 26 episodes were distributed by NETA National Educational Telecomunications Association. After serving as an assistant editor, Alexander achieved his first Regional Emmy. He continued to pursue a career in the entertainment industry as a steadicam operator and underwater camera operator. Alexander has always excelled at photography and diving from a very young age.

Alexander has received extensive training in both fields of steadicam operating and underwater camera operating. All from leading Professionals in both the television and film industries. He underwent training as a underwater cameraman and learned the industry standards from Underwater Cinematographer Tom Campbell. In addition he underwent training to become an Advanced Open Water Diver on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Within a year of him receiving his training as a Advanced Open Water Diver he pursued further training in both Nitrox/Enriched Gas Diving and Rebreather diving. Furthermore he recieved training as an IANTD Poseidon Rebreather Diver on the Poseidon MK-VI. Training took him to La Paz in Baja Mexico where he learned to dive the rebreather with BBC Camera Man Luke Inman. He recently travelled down over the border to the Sea of Cortez and worked on a Mexican Conservation for the Marine Life Documentary with the Mexican Goverment.

Alexander received detailed field training alongside team diver and camera man Dale Pearson. Having trained as a underwater camera man, Alexander also received substanstial training as a steadicam operator through Tiffen Steadicam and completed the steadicam workshop in Lake Arrowhead California. His extensive training in steadicam ensures that he would be a valuable asset as a camera operator. He recently completed a feature for Essence of Eternity in the Summer of 2013. He has continued to work on various projects such as commercials, thesis films and music videos to name a few. He has operated on various productions for Mercedes Benz, Roadstarr Motorsports, and Gold Rush Rally to name a few.

Alexander always brings real passion, energy, and dedication to your project whether it be on land or underwater. He is always willing to go the extra mile to get the job done. He is extremely passionate about what he does and he looks forward to every opportunity to hone his craft whether it be operating on land or in the water.

Alexander is a member of the National Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences, S.O.A Steadicam Operators Association , and SG Steadicam Guild.

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Credits

  • Unbridled Mercedes Benz Spec Pitch Commercial by Ashley Avis

    Unbridled Mercedes Benz Spec Pitch Commercial by Ashley Avis (2014)
    Commercial Steadicam Operator

  • Roadstar Motorsports Commercial

    Roadstar Motorsports Commercial (2014)
    Steadicam Operator

  • Into the Wind Student thesis Film

    Into the Wind Student thesis Film (2014)
    Steadicam Opertaor

  • Into the Dirt Student Thesis Film

    Into the Dirt Student Thesis Film (2014)
    Film (short) Steadicam Operator

  • Style Finder App Commercial

    Style Finder App Commercial (2014)
    Commercial Steadicam Operator

  • Roadstar Motorsports/Gold Rush Rally Film/Commercial

    Roadstar Motorsports/Gold Rush Rally Film/Commercial (2014)
    Commercial Steadicam Opertaor

  • Doc Hollywood and Ya Boy Palm Springs Beach House Music Video

    Doc Hollywood and Ya Boy Palm Springs Beach House Music Video (2014)
    Music Steadicam Operator

  • Undersea Voyager Project

    Undersea Voyager Project (2013)
    Documentary Underwater Camera Opertaor

  • Breathe Music Video

    Breathe Music Video (2013)
    Music Underwater Camera Operator

  • Doritos Commercial

    Doritos Commercial (2013)
    Commercial Steadicam Operator

  • Essence of Eternity

    Essence of Eternity (2013)
    Commercial Steadicam Operator

Awards

  • Regional Emmy Award Winning Assistant Editor
    (2009)

Education

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