Tim Buttner - Multi-Media Expert


Tim is a Multi-Media Expert with skills that span various forms of media. Tim began writing screenplays before he was twelve, completing his first feature-length screenplay at sixteen. He began filming in high school and at seventeen gained experience interning at Edgewood Studios on the set of Zombie Town. Tim continued to study film at Drexel University, establishing himself in the Stereoscopic 3D revolution after attending workshops in New York City with Florian Maier on Stereoscopic Film Production. After graduating from Drexel's Film & Video Program with a Bachelor of Science, and with a Screenwriting & Playwriting Minor, Tim worked for Digital Revolution Studios under Craig Tanner and further worked in stereoscopic 3D. While at Drexel Tim co-founded a company (One Forest Films) with high school friends and for several years helped build the company as CTO, and Chief Web Designer. Tim has been a contributing writer for MarketSaw, and as well selected as a Beta Tester for Blackmagic Design on the URSA Mini 4.6K camera.


REELS:

CINEMATOGRAPHY REEL



EDITOR & VXF REEL



view resume

sevices and rates

equipment and post


Tim was also a contributing writer to MarketSaw, a 3D blog. Check it out: www.marketsaw.com




  Filmography


Commercials


Music Videos


Modeling Videos


Short Films


Web Series


Live Events


 



 

 

—Favorite Quotes—

"Cinematography, a military art. Prepare a film like a battle." — Robert Bresson

"'Nobody's perfect' is the line that most sums up my work. There is no comedy, no drama about perfect people." — Billy Wilder

"Structure depends on strategy: strategy is determined according to events." — Cao Cao, from Sun Tzu's The Art of War

"I shall hang my 'lecturing' on the same peg with my other failures and follies. It must be a long peg and a strong peg to hold them all." — George Perkins Marsh

"Will the science of the human heart, around which all contemporary art is based, exhaust so completely the writer's powers of imagination that in future the only novels that are written will be chronicles of various events?" — Giovanni Verga

"Train easy, fight hard… and die.
 Train hard, fight easy… and win." — Unknown

 

—Personal Quotes—

"Movies are not watched. They are an encounter with a life's experience not your own."

"I'm well trained in the art of turning shit to gold."

"'My favorite movies are the ones inside my head."

Cinema Camera Equipment

 

Camera
1 Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro G2 4.6K Digital Cinema Camera - [Firmware 6.5.1] Camera Info
1 Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro - [Firmware 7.3]
1 Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K - [Firmware 7.3]
 
Codecs
Blackmagic RAW
ProRes
 
Camera Media
4 ProGrade Digital 256GB CFast 2.0 Memory Card
1 ProGrade Digital Dual-Slot CFast 2.0 & UHS-II SDXC USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Card Reader
 
URSA Mini Pro Lens Mounts
  EF Mount for URSA Mini Pro
  PL Mount for URSA Mini Pro
 
Cinema Lenses
(Some still lenses listed below can also be used for video)
  DZOFilm
1 DZOFilm Pictor 20 to 55mm T2.8 Super35 Parfocal Zoom Lens (PL Mount and EF Mount)
1 DZOFilm Pictor 50 to 125mm T2.8 Super35 Parfocal Zoom Lens (PL Mount and EF Mount)
1 DZOFilm Vespid Cinema Prime Lens 25mm T2.1 (PL)
1 DZOFilm Vespid Cinema Prime Lens 35mm T2.1 (PL)
1 DZOFilm Vespid Cinema Prime Lens 50mm T2.1 (PL)
1 DZOFilm Vespid Cinema Prime Lens 75mm T2.1 (PL)
1 DZOFilm Vespid Cinema Prime Lens 100mm T2.1 (PL)
1 DZOFilm Vespid Cinema Prime Lens 125mm T2.1 (PL)
  Rokinon
1 Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens EF Mount
1 Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine Lens EF Mount
1 Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine Lens EF Mount
1 Rokinon 50mm T1.5 Cine Lens EF Mount
1 Rokinon 85mm T1.5 Cine Lens EF Mount
1 Rokinon 135mm T2.2 Cine Lens EF Mount
 
Filters
1 Formatt Hitech Firecrest 77mm IRND 1.5 Filter
 
Camera Accessories
  URSA Mini
1 Blackmagic Design Shoulder-Mount Kit for URSA Mini
2 Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Handgrip
1 Blackmagic Design URSA Viewfinder w/ Bluestar Eye Cushion
1 Tilta MB-T12 4x5.65 Matte Box
1 Tilta FF-T03 15mm Follow Focus with Hard Stops
2 E-Image Quick-Release Tripod Adapter (VCT-14 Type)
1 SmallRig 15mm Carbon Fiber Rod Set (6")
1 ikan 15mm Carbon Fiber Rod (Pair, 10")
  Pocket 6K Pro
1 Blackmagic Design Pocket 6K Pro EVF
2 Blackmagic Design XLR to XLR Mini Adapter Cables (Audio)
  Pocket 6K
1 Tilta Full Camera Cage for Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K/6K (Tactical Gray)
1 Tilta Tiltaing Mini Matte Box
1 Tilta Tiltaing FF-T06 Mini Follow Focus
1 Tilta Quick Release Top Handle for BMPCC 4K Cage (Tactical Gray)
1 Tilta 15mm LWS Baseplate Type I (Tactical Gray)
2 Tilta Single 15mm Aluminum Rod (7.87", Anodized Black)
  Wireless Focus
1 Titla Nucleus-M Wireless Lens Control System (Partial Kit IV)
1 Tilta ARRI-Standard Rosette Adapter for Nucleus-M FIZ Hand Unit
1 Tilta Monitor Bracket for Nucleus-M FIZ Hand Unit
1 CAMVATE Wooden Handle Grip with M6 ARRI Rosette (Left Side)
  Other Accessories
1 SmallRig 15mm LWS Universal Lens Support
1 Giottos Rocket Blaster Dust-Removal Tool (Medium, Black)
2 ikan Cold Shoe Adapter
1 Pearstone Articulating Arm and Mini Clamp Kit
1 Hollyland Magic Arm
1 ikan - Elements Pair of 15mm Rods - 12"
1 Elvid 9-Section Acrylic Production Slate with Color Clapper Sticks
 
Battery & Power
  URSA Mini Pro
1 Blackmagic Design URSA VLock Battery Plate
2 Core SWX HyperCore 98Wh 14.8V V-Mount Battery
2 Core SWX HyperCore 150Wh 14.8V V-Mount Battery
2 Core SWX HyperCore NEO 150Wh 14.8V V-Mount Battery
1 CoreSWX GP-X2S Portable Dual Battery Charger
1 CoreSWX GPM-X2S Dual Battery Charger
  Pocket 6K Pro
1 Blackmagic Design Pocket 6K Pro Battery Grip
10  Watson NP-F550 Batteries
2 Watson Duo LCD Charger for L & M Series Batteries
  Pocket 6K
2 Core SWX Powerbase EDGE 49Wh 14.8V V-Mount Battery for Pocket 6K
1 Switronix XP-L90S V-Type 14.8VDC Lithium Battery
1 Core SWX Coiled D-Tap to 2-Pin Cable for Blackmagic Pocket 4K & 6K (18 to 48")
1 Switronix PB70-BMCC PowerBase-70 Battery Pack + Powerbase Charger
 
Camera Support
1 Sachtler System FSB 8 Fluid Head with Touch & Go Plate
1 Flowtech 75 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader and Rubber Feet
1 Benro H8 Video Head - 75mm Ball
1 Manfrotto MVT502AM Tripod Legs
 
Cases / Bags
1 CineBag CB25 Revolution Bag
1 Ruggard Journey 54 DSLR Shoulder Bag (Black)
1 CineBags CB92 Monitor Pack (Charcoal with Orange Webbing)
1 1510 Pelican Carry On Case with Foam Set (Black)
1 1650 Pelican Case with Foam Set (Black)
 

Film/Video Production Equipment

 

Camera Support
1 Steadicam AERO 30 Stabilizer System with Zephyr Arm and Zephyr Vest (w/ V-Mount Battery Mount)
1 40" Digital Juice SlyderDolly Linear Tracking System
1 Digital Juice High Hat for Slider Dolly w/ 75mm Ball Head Adapter Ring
2 Digital Juice SlyderDolly Adjustable Leveling Legs
2 Matthews BH-30 Ball Head (for Smith-Victor Tripods)
2 Smith-Victor Propod Base Tripods
 
Monitoring
1 Blackmagic Design Video Assist 4K
1 SmallHD 702 Bright Monitor
1 Hollyland Cosmo 600 Wireless Video Transmitter & Reciever System
 
Cases / Bags
1 Impact Rolling Case for Three 52" C-Stands
2 Smith-Victor TB990 Large Tripod Bag
 
Lights
2 Nanlite Forza 300 LED Monolight
1 Nanlite Forza 300B LED Monolight
2 Nanlite Forza 60 LED Monolight
1 Nanlite Forza 60B LED Monolight
2 Dracast LED1000 Pro Bi-Color LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate
1 Dracast LED500 Pro Bi-Color LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate
 
Light Modifiers
2 Nanlite Fresnel Lens for Forza 300 and 500
1 Nanlite Para 120 Softbox with Bowens Mount (47")
1 Nanlite Para 90 Softbox with Bowens Mount (35")
2 Nanlite FL-11 Fresnel Lens for Forza 60
2 Nanlite Forza 60 Softbox
2 Dracast Softbox for LED1000 Plus/Pro Series
1 Airbox Model 126 Softbox
 
Light Stands / Grip
1 Impact Turtle Base C-Stand Kit (10.75', Chrome)
3 Impact Turtle Base C-Stand Kit (10.75', Black)
1 Impact Heavy-Duty Air-Cushioned Light Stand (Black, 9.5')
2 Impact Air-Cushioned Light Stand (Black, 8')
2 DLS-805 Spring-Cushioned Light Stand (6')
1 Impact Air-cushioned Light Stand
7 Impact Filled Saddle Sandbag (15 lb, Black)
 
Electric
1 3-Outlet Extension Cord (Green, 6')
2 Watson AC Power Extension Cord (14 AWG, Black, 10')
1 Watson AC Power Extension Cord (16 AWG, Black, 15')
1 Watson AC Power Extension Cord (16 AWG, Black, 25')
1 Extension Cord (Orange, 50')
2 Ridgid 3-Outlet Cube Tap
1 4-Outlet Power Surge
1 6-Outlet Power Surge
 
Stage/Screen Effects
1 CHAUVET DJ Hurricane Haze 1DX Water-Based Haze Machine
 

Audio Equipment

 

Wired Audio
1 Sennheiser MKH 416-P48U3 Moisture-Resistant Shotgun Microphone Location Recording Kit
   
Wireless Audio
1 Rode Wireless GO Compact Wireless Omni Lavalier Microphone System Kit (2.4 GHz)
1 Rode Lavalier GO Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone for Wireless GO Systems
1 Rode VXLR - Mono Mini-Jack to XLR Converter
 

Still Photography Equipment

 

Camera
1 Canon 7D MI
 
Camera Media
1 32 GB SanDisk Extreme
1 Lexar USB 3.0 Card Reader
 
Camera Support
1 Oben AC-1321 Aluminum Tripod with BA-106 Ball Head
 
Lenses
(All cine lenses listed above can also be used with the DSLR)
1 Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Autofocus Lens for Canon EF
1 Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens for Canon EF
1 Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens for Canon EF
1 Fotodiox Lens Mount Adapter, Minolta MD, MC Rokkor to EF Mount Camera
1 Soligor 35mm f2.8 for Minolta MD
1 Minolta 58mm f1.4 for Minolta MD
1 Vivitar 135mm f2.8 for Mionlta MD
1 Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens (Video: only Sports Videography, can't be used w/ Matte Box)
 
Filters
1 Formatt Hitech Firecrest 77mm IRND 1.5 Filter
1 Tiffen 58mm ND 0.9 Filter (for Canon EF-S 55-250mm)
 
Battery & Power
4 Canon LP-E6 Batteries (also used for Video Assist 4K & Cineroid)
1 Canon Single LP-E6 Battery Charger
1 Watson Dual Canon LP-E6 Battery Charger
 

Post Hardware & Software

 

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera, Extreme Close-up
Computer
1 iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 3.6 GHz Intel Core i9 (10-Core), 128 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 RAM, 16GB AMD Radeon Pro 5700 XT GPU, 2TB SSD)
1 MacBook Pro (Mid 2018, Retina, 15.4-inch, 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 (6-Core), 32 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 SDRAM, 4GB HBM2 AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 GPU
 
Computer Accessories
1 Apple Magic Mouse 2 & Magic Keyboard w/ Number Pad
1 USB Apple Keyboard w/ Number Pad
1 Kensington SureTrack Bluetooth Mouse (for use w/ DaVinci Resolve)
1 Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6'
1 Thunderbolt to Firewire 800 Adapter
 
Tablet
1 iPad Pro 11-inch (64 GB, Cellular)
1 Apple Pencil for iPad Pro
 
Operating System
Mac OS X 10.16 Big Sur (Build 18A391)
iOS 14
 
 

Codecs

 

Blackmagic RAW Apple PRORES Codec
 

Software

 


Adobe Creative Cloud

Cinema 4D Lite

DaVinci Resolve 17 Studio Beta

Final Draft 11
         

iWork

Movie Magic