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Brett Van Egmond

Cell: 301-233-5394



Experience working in the film industry, focused on directing, cinematography, and production.


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Film, Animation, Video

Providence, RI (2013)


Final Cut, Premier, Avid, After Affects, Soundtrack Pro, Pro Tools, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, DVD Studio Pro, Davinci Resolve, and Microsoft Word. Able to learn and use programs quickly.

Skills & Equipment


Can operate: Bolex, CP-16, Arriflex Sr2, and Aaton. Skilled at lighting, sound recording and analog editing.


Can operate and assist camera. Familiar with Arri Alexa, Sony FS700 & Canon 5D


Efficient location scouting, scheduling, budgeting and time management. Works well with others :D

Graphic Design:

Experienced creating logos, mock-ups and branding.

Honors & Awards

Tiffany Rosen Scholarship (2012-13)

For excellence in live action narrative film-making

RISD Honor Roll (2009-2013)

Work Experience

Shelf Life: Writer/Director/Producer

RISD Senior Thesis Project

Providence, RI (2012-2103)

Successfully Funded Kickstarter

Raised $3,220 for Savory Story (2012-13)

Mohammed's Birds: Cinematographer

Grand Jury Prize Winner at Rhode Island International Film Festival

Providence RI (2012-13)

Hail to the Chief: Cinematographer

Documentary about a boy with an incredible knowledge of the US Presidents. Up for air on PBS.

Jamestown RI (2013)

RISD + Google Glass: Team Member

Google chose RISD to receive 3 Glass headsets to explore the device's film-making potential

Providence RI (2013)

Backmask: Camera PA

Horror Film directed by Marcus Nispel.

Camera PA for two units. Wrangled Cable, slated and swapped lenses.

Exeter RI (2012)

Obey the Giant: DIT/Camera PA

Managed the footage cards, wrangled cable, set up monitors, swapped lenses, dolly gripped and slated.

Providence RI (2012)

Paula Cole Music Video: Art Department

Strong, Beautiful Woman off the album Raven

Cumberland RI (2013)

Camera One Group: PA

Interviews and commercials with Peacock Productions NBC, PBS, CBS, FOX News, NLB, History Channel, Nat Geo, 60 Minutes, and Dateline.

Washington, D.C. (2011-12)

Teaching Assistant

RISD FAV Department: Intermediate Film, Experimental Film, Documentary Production

Providence RI (2011-13)

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Brett Van Egmond is from Washington D.C. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Film, Animation, and Video.

With a painting background, film and video has become a new and exciting medium for Brett's work. He continues to produce films as he pursues a career in the entertainment industry.