TIMOTHY B. VACCARO
Award winning cinematographer seeks the opportunity to work with you & your team.
Always striving to raise the level of my skills and creativity, by continuing to learn all aspects of the medium that drives my passion. Positively affecting viewers of projects that I am a part of, by helping to share stories that inform & evoke emotion.
2010-Present, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Studio V. Productions
Lead for all Pre/Field/Post Production. Features-Wedding Day & Short Films-Branding Campaigns.
2013-2016, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor & Managing Partner, Studio 26 Productions
Point person for Pre/Field/Post Production. Creating branding campaigns. Short Films. Recruiting new clients.
2007-2010, Creative Services Producer II, Brighthouse Networks/Advance Newhouse
From conception to completion…creating broadcast commercial spots, unique to individual clients & client needs. Conceive, write, produce, direct, shoot & edit content to provide successful campaigns meant to drive both employer and client revenue.
2004-2007 NEWS Photojournalist, SNN 6//Herald Tribune/N.Y. Times Co.
Relaying real life experiences & events through compelling video and sound. Editing under tight deadlines. Creating fresh content for broadcast and web, microwave ‘live’ truck operations and serving as a vital part; of all other aspects,
of the day-to-day operations of a NEWS team.
2001-2004 Cinematographer, Director, Grip, Sound Engineer, Studio 26 Productions
Film & television production, multi-camera live events, weddings, promotional videos & online business & real estate tours.
1999-2002 NEWS Photo Journalist, ABC 7/Southern Broadcast Corporation
Multi-task videographer & ‘prime-time’ NEWS Editor as well as sponsored weekly segment production responsibilities. Relaying diverse real-life experiences through video & sound in varied lighting situations. Microwave live truck operations, and all other aspects of a competitive NEWS team.
Sound Engineer and Live NEWS Studio Camera Operator responsibilities also held.
1999-2000 Co-Producer/Audio Engineer, Saturday Sound Off’/WTMY 1280 AM
Responsible for weekly guests, daily agendas & technical operations for a talk-radio program specializing in community affairs and politics.
1997-2000 Audio-Operator/Assistant Engineer, Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc.,
Broadcast operations & servicing technical equipment associated with transmission of multiple AM/FM radio broadcast stations.
2014 Key Grip, Heading Nowhere(Short)/UpDog Studios
2012 Best Boy, Ragamuffin/Color Green Films
2002 Gaffer, Cinematographer, Real Treasure/Living Water Films Inc.
Responsible for all lighting duties associated with the G&E crew for the full-length feature: ‘Real Treasure’.
Day & night shoots. Int./Ext. locations including ‘Natural environment’ settings.
2001 Set Production Assistant, The Bail/Square Grouper Productions
Part of a team, carrying out numerous live set tasks associated with the 35mm film. Reported directly to the 1st & 2nd Assistant Directors. Co-ordination of crew, staff, talent, props and extras in a wide array of locations and situations were just a few of my responsibilities.
1995 Seven Sundays/USA, Tous les jours dimanche, AMLF (France)
Background extra, with some specific acting instructions.
Associate of Arts Degree, Manatee Community College, 1995
University of Central Florida (1996-1997), School of Communication
Name: Tim Vaccaro
Lives in: Sarasota, Florida
Company: Studio V. Productions
Occupation: Cinematographer, Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Filmmaker, First Assistant Camera, Gaffer/lighting Technician, Key Grip and Producer