Celebrating his 30th year in Chicago’s production community, Mark Woods is a member of IATSE Locals 476 and 600 and NABET Local 41 and has worked as a Dolly Grip, Focus Puller, Remote Head Tech, Crane, Jib and Technocrane Operator, Stabilized Head tech and Camera Operator, and owns the largest Crane rental facility in the Midwest; Kinetic Remote Systems. Serving Chicago and The Midwest for over 15 years with a vast selection of unique equipment, Kinetic Remotes currently houses the SuperTechno 50, 30, 22 and 15 telescopic arms, as well as the New Technocrane 22 and a Triangle Jib which are mostly used in the broadcast industry, the Talon 2 Axis Remote Head and Alpha Stabilized 3 Axis Remote Head, Follow Focus Systems and specialized support equipment. Supplying the local and regional production communities with distinctive camera support and exceptional technicians from the highest budget features such as Transformers 3 & 4 and Divergent to independent projects, commercials, live music and sporting events, broadcast and even corporate and documentary projects, his experience spans all ranges of motion picture production and camera movement.
Unique traits: Owner of the Largest TechnoCrane outlet in the Midwest United States. Specializes in remote head camera operation for motion picture and broadcast production