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Trevor Rogers Experience

2017
- Key Grip
Feature
Ice Box
- Best Boy Electric
National Spot
Coca Cola
- MoVI Tech/Op
Music Video
Migos "To Hotty"

- MoVI Tech/Op
Commercial
PNM
- Key Grip
Feature
Will Gardner

- Gaffer
Short
Shotgun
- Splinter Unit Gaffer
Spike TV Series
Waco

- Gaffer
Commercial
Anti Smoking PSA
- Gaffer
Feature
Fatal Mistakes

- DP
Commercial
Gallipoli Radiant
- Key Grip
Feature
The Long Dumb Road

2016
- MoVI M15 Gimbal Operator
Video about Guadalupe County Hospital
American Hospital Association
- Gaffer
Lifetime Feature
Be My Baby

- Lamp Operator
AMC
Better Call Saul Season 3 Episode 3 & 4

- Lamp Operator
Netflix
Godless

- Lamp Operator
Feature
Cliffs of Freedom

- MoVI M15 Gimbal Operator
Online
VTS
- Gaffer
Feature
Furthest Witness

- Gaffer
Commercial
NM Judge
- Camera Operator
TV Pilot
Nat Geo
- Lamp Operator
Feature
Only The Brave

- Gaffer/AC
TV
Great Scenic Railway Journeys
- Director of Photography
Music Video
The Kipsies "Rainy Day"
- EPK Gaffer
EPK
Only The Brave

- Key Grip
Commercial
Route 66 Casino
- Director of Photography
Online
Corrales NM Food Video
- Director of Photography
Governmental
Slow Motion Military Testing in AK
-Gaffer
Commercial
Santa Fe Drinks
-Gaffer
A&E
Behind Bars: Rookie Year Interviews

-MoVI Operator
Red October Productions
Commercial
-MoVI Operator
VTS
Corporate
-Key Grip
TC Motion
Chicco - Viaro Commercial
-Gaffer
Kam Productions
MorningStar Farms Commercials
-MoVI Controller
KOB
David C. Chavez Commercials
-Director
T-Ro Films
Web Commercial
2015
-Camera Operator
A&E
Behind Bars: Rookie Year

-Director of Photography
American Federation of Teachers 100 Year anniversary. Footage and interviews
-Camera Operator
HP Conference
Live concert from: American Authors
-Received CDL
Class A Commercial Drivers License Doubles, Tripels and Tanker Endorsements

-Camera Operator
Al Jazeera
Alan Dieh Interview
-Gaffer
Sonic
Corporate Video for their annual meeting
-Camera Operator
CNN
Alan Dieh Interview
-Camera Operator
Fox News
Alan Dieh Interview
-Camera Operator
Fox Business
Lee Munson Interview on Varney
-Best Boy Grip
Priceless
Feature Film

-Gaffer
Augmedix
Google Glass Comercial
-Swing Grip & Gaffer
Sana Ana Star Casino
Why Would you Play Anywhere Else?
-Grip
Marlboro
Commercial

-Key Grip
Imitation Girl
Feature Film
-Key Grip
Katie Says Goodbye
Feature Film

-Sound/AC
La Locas "pilot"
Sirens Media
-Dolly Grip
The Bomb
Lone Wolf Media
2014
-Camera Operator
Verizon Wireless
Internal Video
-BRoll DP
Death Everlasting
Reel Flicks
-DIT
Crowd Control "Musical Road"
NatGeo

-Best Boy Electric
Muscle Tek
Commercials
-Gaffer
Dead of Night Episode 210
Discovery

-Swing Grip & Gaffer
Sana Ana Star Casino
Why Would you Play Anywhere Else?
ImageCrew LLC
-Gaffer
Pilot "Shot on Film" Too Many Crockets
Heck Films
-Gaffer
Soccer Game
Albuquerque SOL soccer Games
-AC
Legends & Lies
Fox News

-Sound
Documentary
Gathering of the Nations
2013
-Camera Operator and Lighting
Interviews
AON
-Director
Promo
Improve Group & Logitag Systems
-AC/Sound
I'd Kill For You
Investigation Discovery

-Camera Operator
Promo
Carrington College ABQ
-Director of Photography
Jan Bartelstone
Then Comes Godiva
-Director of Photography
Series
Foreseeable

-Director of Photography
Rocket Buster Boots Sizzle Reel
Cineflix Productions
-Teleprompter
Internal Video
Johnson & Johnson
2012
-Director, Director of Photography, Editor
Thyssenkrupp Elevator
Single Bottom Cylinders, Enviromax Oil
-AC
TV Pilot
Gunslingers, Castle Pictures

-Utility
Stratos Jump man 3
Red Bull
-Director of Photography
Artist Biographys
cdsavoia

- Media Wrangler
Internal Video
Accion
-Grip
New Mexico Development Video
-Teleprompter
Internal Video
Johnson & Johnson
-Director, Director of Photography, Editor
Thyssenkrupp Elevator
Door Operators, Solid State Starters, Power Units, Battery Lowering, HyPower, Battery Lowering, Oil Coolers
-Grip/Gaff
Whitener Law Firm
Zombie Commercial
-Cinematographer
Chloe Interview
MTV True Life

-Gaffer
Whitener Law Firm
Commercial
-Utility
Stratos Jump man 2
Red Bull
-Utility/Grip
Political
Heather Wilson
-SteadyCam Operator
Behind the Scenes Rout 66 Calendar
Girls in 3D
Production Outfitters
-Camera Operator, Streaming Technician
World wide webcast
Center for Action and Contemplation
-Camera Operator, Gaffer
Press conference
T-Mobile
-Camera Operator, Grip
Fatal Encounters
Discovery

-Grip
Political
Marty Chávez
-EPK Teleprompter, Grip
The Vow, Feature
Spyglass Entertainment

-Gaffer
Goveners Prayer Breakfast
Live Television
-Camera Operator, Grip
Michele's Story, PSA
Parallax Productions
-Camera Operator, Grip
Piolet for Reality Show
NRG Staging
2011
-AC
Doomsday Preppers
NatGeo
-Spy camera technician & Camera Operator
Dr. Phil Show
Talk Show

-Camera Operator
SouthWest Indian Foundation
Infomercial
-EPK Grip
Game Change, Feature
HBO Movie
-ENG Crew Gaffer
Luche Libre, MTV II
Reality Television Season II and III

-Grip/AC
Intel
Company video
-P2 Wrangler & Grip
TapOut, Virtual Training Center
Online MMA Training Videos
-DP/Director
Thyssenkrupp, Elevators
Lead videographer for Thyssenkrupp USA
-EPK Grip
Breaking Bad, AMC
TV Series

-Grip
Whitener Law Firm
Commercial
-Gaffer
Goveners Prayer Breakfast
Live Television
-AC, Grip & Sound
Housing and Urban Development
Governmental video
-P2 Wrangler & Grip
Nationwide
Company video
2010

-Director, Director of Photography, Editor
Safety Video, Thyssenkrupp Elevator
-Spy camera technician
Dr. Phil Show
Talk Show

-Jib Assistant
War Stories with Ollie North, Fox News
News
-Jib Assistant
Home Grown Terror, Fox News
News
-P2 Wrangler
Tapout VTC
-Grip
Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, pre- game golf show
Interview
-Grip
Chasing Zero, Winning the War on Healthcare Harm- with Dennis Quaid
Documentary
2009
-EPK D.I.T., Grip
Breaking Bad, AMC
Promotions
-Personal Assistant, Camera Operator
Intervention, A&E
Reality Television
-Camera Operator
New Mexico’s first educational spaceport rocket launch.
News, National Geographic, and Discovery Wilson Binkley Advertising & Marketing
2008
-Camera Operator, DIT
Becoming Eduardo, Open Range Pictures
Independent Film

-Director of Photography
Boom II
Military Training Video
-Did various jobs in making commercials for Aggie Experience. Jib Op.
2005-2009
-College

Freefly Systems MoVI M15’s New Software

So Freefly Systems has done it again! They are coming out with the biggest update since they invented the MoVI. We are currently using the software “Akira” and beta testing it for Freefly systems. What has changed? A lot! They added new app that has new modes within the MoVI that can be used. These Modes are Timelapse mode, Hi Preformance “hiper” Stabilization, and Target Mode.

Time-Lapse Mode

Time lapse mode! This is one I am proud of! It feels like I had a part it developing this mode because it wasn’t too long ago when I was figuring out ways to trick the MoVI into doing time-lapses and posting my results within the MoVI user forums. So as you could imagine I was pretty excited to see that they have designed a user friendly way to motion control the MoVI! Wait did I just say motion control? I DID! Essentially the Time-Lapse mode could be used either as a motion control device or time-lapse device.  You basically enter your starting point and end point with up to 8 different points between and tell it how fast to move between the points. so you can play it back really fast or really really slow. I first tested this in Durango, CO when I was gaffing a commercial. I brought my MoVI to try some motion controlled time-lapses.  I am super excited to have this feature at my finger tips now and can’t wait to see what opportunities it brings T-Ro Films in the future.

High Performance

So Freefly Systems claims that their high performance with the new Akira update improves stabilization 30%-50%. Which is huge! I have a bit of a hard time telling if it is more stable. But I do notice the motors sound different. So it should be working. My new work defiantly looks smoother then the old work. However, it could be because I started using the Hoverboard with the MoVI recently as well. Freefly did say that by installing the update and just tuning it the high performance is utilized. So there is no setting to turn it on or off.

Target Mode

This is another part of the akira update that gets me excited. Targeting mode basically lets you lock a location via GPS and the MoVI will lock onto that location. This could be handy if you are spinning around a subject fairly fast and are having a hard time tracking to the subject using majestic mode. I know I usually have the smoothing turned up high and window about 10 degrees. So this makes the MoVI really smooth while in majestic but makes it hard to do quick pans. Therefore, I see target mode coming in handy if I am zipping around a subject with my hoverboard really quick but can’t pan fast enough. I can lock the gps to where the subject is located and the MoVI will lock onto that subject. The nice part is you can offset pan and tilt to get the frame you need. But what if your subject is moving away from the locked GPS coordinates? Freefly has that covered! Just through a mimic tracker on your subject and it will follow the subject where ever he goes. This could be very very handy for extreme sports. I do a lot of extreme sports like BMX dirt jumping, to rock climbing. If I do not have a person controlling the MoVI and am riding or running down a hill filming a BMXer jumping it gets hard to watch where I am riding and focus to use majestic to keep the subject in frame. I love the idea of just putting a tracker on the subject and just focus on not wrecking with a expensive MoVI. However I would like to see the feature accept the app on a smart phone. Because most smart phones these days have built in GPS and I am sure you can get it to lock onto a phone. My target mode does not work very well. It still has a lot of bugs to work out however I think freefly is on the right track!

About the Author:

Trevor Rogers started out with a big dream in a small town. A big dream to make Movies of the same quality or better then those seen in the little local theatre. He used to make videos with his friends growing up. His hobby turned into a passion and he graduated from New Mexico State University with a degree in Digital Film and Cinematography. He then turned his passion into a career. Trevor currently has worked on over 60 productions start to finish. Tv shows like Breaking Bad, Dr. Phil, Intervention, Doomsday Preppers, MTV True Life, Fatal Encounters, and Features like The Vow, Game Changer, Avengers, and Becoming Eduardo. He founded T-Ro Films LLC and is currently part owner.

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