This is my official demo reel as a cinematographer. I will try to keep it updated as much as I can. Thank you for stopping by :)
Stuck in a realm so hauntingly immersive, young Sophie must find a way to escape her captors before time runs out.
Starring: Nicole Ogden, Brock Russell, Susie Wall, Greg Savel, Larissa White, Scott Breihan, Don McClendon, Emma Ve, Keith Nussbaum and Stephanie Werner.
Directed by Alvaro Aro
Produced by Stacey Nation
Screenplay by Alvaro Aro & Elizabeth Parker
Cinematography by Brian Singler & Alvaro Aro
Original Score by Louis De Aguiar
Production Design by Elizabeth Parker
Costume Design by Scott Breihan
Head Makeup & Hair: Justice Kobusch
Sound Recordist: Justin L Fisher
Assistant Director: Gina Cassaro
Production Coordinator: Stephanie Werner
Assistant Camera: Jake Zavertnik
Gaffer: Ted Joerding
Grip: Ricky Ortiz
Production Assistants: Dearra Lashay Johnson & Chris Chi
Unit Production Manager: Alanna Podgorski
Sound Assistant: Michael Kennedy
Makeup & Hair Assistant: Megan Bailey
Marketing Director and Associate Producer: Nate Nguepsi
Production Consultant: Camille Marolf
Production Design Assistants: Nick Valentine Parker & Catherine Wong
Set Construction: Brian Cooksey
Post Mix & Sound Design: Scott Pinkston
Colorist: Brian Singler
Editor: Alvaro Aro
Feature song: “Out of your Head” by Sinfinis
Story Editors: Stephen Schroeder & Chris Sage
Associate Producers: Nate Nguepsi, The Breihan Family, Emma Ve, Elizabeth Parker, Nick Fitcher, Semion Bolotin, Lex Shelton, Jed Ramsey, Lucho Ruiz and Alfredo Saavedra, Laura Veremakis, Alicia Ruiz, and Tiffany Goode.
Collaborators: Erica Dunk - Designer at Hyper Haute Jewelry and Bryan Pease - Artist/Owner at Concrete Ocean Art
Filmed at Kuhs Estate & Farm, Saint Louis, MO
Sophie is a Vimage Studios and Webster University Production © MMXVI
"Neve" is a collaboration with model Neve Cavanaugh Johnson shot in Ste. Genevie, MO.
West Wind Hills Luxury Barn & Event Venue is an upcoming architectural project nearby Pacific, MO just a few miles away from the Historic Highway 66.
When a nosy and overzealous waiter gets so wrapped up in the personal affairs of a mysterious couple, the unpredictable and most hilarious situations unfold.
Written and directed by Brooke Jolley.
Produced by Jessica Lynn Ambuehl.
Cinematography by Alvaro Aro.
Unite Private Networks (UPN) provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and related services to schools, governments, carriers, data centers, hospitals, and enterprise business customers throughout the United States. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions.
For more information visit: www.uniteprivatenetworks.com
Examples from various photography projects throughout my career.
Reliv is a lot of things to a lot of people — a nutrition company, a business opportunity, a worthy cause, even a way of life.
A better question would be to ask: What do you want to get out of your Reliv experience? No matter how you choose to do it — as a customer, part-time Distributor or career business builder — becoming part of Reliv will improve your life today and pay even bigger dividends tomorrow. We are mission-driven to make sure of that.
For more information visit: www.reliv.com
Shot by Brian Singler and Alvaro Aro
Exteriorscape Dealers are all locally owned and certified landscaping supply dealers in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
Fools & Gold is a short film about a charming, beautiful thief and her deadly, charismatic partner in pursuit of an eccentric clown's mysterious fortune.
Starring McKenzie Moser as Sunny, Shawn D. Holt as Buck, Scott Michael Dunn as The Clown, Joe Hammerstone as Pike, and Denise Chappell as The Gunwoman.
Directed by Nate Nguepsi.
Written by Nate Nguepsi, Austin Zwibelman, Kyle Niehaus, Jake Howell, and Danny Cohen.
Screenplay by Nate Nguepsi.
Produced by Nate Nguepsi, Ermias Tilahun, and Kyle Niehaus.
Cinematography by Alvaro Aro.
Credit Sequence for the short film "Sanctum," directed by Alvaro Aro.
Starring Dennis Saldana and Rena Stephens.
Directed by Richard Burgin.
Short Film written and directed by Richard Burgin.
Starring Jackie Manker and Thom Murphy.
4 AM is a short thriller/dark comedy film set in southern Missouri. The story centers around two men: Bill, a simple, hard working family man blessed and cursed with a good natured ignorance and Paul Peterson, a belligerent loud-mouthed UFO Show radio host whose been fired from every radio station he's come across. Peterson is ready to re-create history and Bill is ready for another day of work, only one man can have his way and when these two inadvertently cross the vast air waves of a small southern Missouri town, chaos ensues.
Writer/Director: Nathan Karimi
Director of Photography: Alvaro Aro alvaroaro.com
Music Score: Louis De Aguiar vimeo.com/137264211
Sound Design/Mix: Justin Fisher smithlee.com
Visual FXs: Nic Torres vimeo.com/140320658
Production Manager: Jo Terese Russel
Assistant Camera: Ricky Ortiz
Grip: Michael Parks
Makeup: Hanna Gates
PA: Dearra Johnson & Alex McGowan
BTS videographer: Tony Schmitt