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Freelance Cameraman

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Gary Foster, M.F.A. UCLA., delivers HD broadcast video and sound so your projects look truely professional.

Gary has worked with many international television crews throughout the U.S., Canada, Central America, Mexico, the Carribean Islands, Japan, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.

Gary can bring you the outstanding results you want, because he has a unique enthusiasm for making great pictures and telling stories that engage.




Director / Lighting Cameraman / Instructor

• Award winning, working professional in the field of video and motion picture production.
Cameraman on over 12 award winning programs.

Senior Cameraman/Editor for 14 years with the world’s second largest international television network (Univision) at the Los Angeles affiliate.
Provided studio/field camera, lighting, and editing tasks for regional segments, “feature” celebrity interviews, sports, public service announcements (PSA’s), in-house commercials, and over 2000 local and nationally syndicated video news segments.

Senior Producer for Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group (MTEG). Responsible for all national TV production (ESPN, ABC, CBS networks) for Off-Road Championship Grand Prix Races, video news releases (VNR’s), TV commercials, and the creation of over 37 syndicated (1) one hour TV motor sports shows. Oversaw the completion of a 90 minute, 35mm, theatrical film entitled “Man in the Steel Cage.”

• Specialist in the complete operation of large remote TV trucks. Known for his ability to quickly access the strengths & weaknesses of location crews during numerous international motor sports projects. Over 100 hours of experience shooting aerials from a helicopter.

• Specialist in Sports/Action directing and photography. Best known for early innovations involving (POV) on- board cameras for race cars, boats, airplanes and motorcycles. One of the first TV motor sports producers to integrate Point of View (POV) camera images/sound back to a “live” remote video truck.

• Proven ability at combining music and visual images to create powerful cinematic montages. Understanding of the entire Film process from script treatment through all laboratory tasks. Began career as film documentary writer, and have since advanced through the ranks to independent High Definition producer/writer/cameraman/editor.


• 2nd place 1971 • 1st place 1974
• 1st place 1982 • Emmy 1985 • Emmy 1993 •
• Gold Mic 2001 • Gold Mic 2001
UCLA Film Festival New York Film Festival
Auto Writers/ Media Prods./ America ABC Sports Univision TV
Univision TV Univision TV
“Soldier” “Better Buy”
“Stadium Off-Road” “Baja 1000 Off-Road Race”
“L.A. al Dia”
“Living with the Homeless” “911”
Short-Drama Short-Doc.
1Hr. TV 1Hr.TV A.M. TV
Featured Series Featrd. Segment

M.F.A.- UCLA, Los Angeles, California - Masters of Fine Arts/Theatre (Motion Picture Film)
B.A.- California Western University , San Diego, California - Bachelor of Arts (Sociology, English)
Commercial Pilot- Fixed Wing aircraft rating; instrument, seaplane, high performance, tail wheel, SAR trained (USAF)

Freelance Director of Photography, Lighting Cameraman, Instructor.
Provides freelance directing & camera for television, sports, motor sports, documentaries, corporate videos, interviews, and current events.
Also conducts video production workshops in digital video camera techniques, advanced lighting, interview techniques, all aspects of video production.
Designs and installs aerial and race car camera mounts. Contributing writer for New Zealand Viewfinder Magazine. Go to for showreel and testimonials.

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