David Andrew Goodman


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
Gatorade G League12th round
Film (Short)
You Get What You GetIndi
PDA for TBI12th Round
2017Key Grip, G&E Lead
This Just In
Gregori Martin
Lany Entertainment
2014 - 2017Key Grip, G&E Lead
The Bay The Series
Gregori Martin
Lany Entertainment
2015Key Grip
Namcar Night RaceNamcarnightrace
2015Key Grip
Pine Sol
Eduardo Whaite
Octopus Studios
  • Education

    1998Film StudiesUniversity of California, Los Angeles


    I own (and can operate):
    3 ton grip lighting combo truck

    About me

    Competent and professional Key Grip/Gaffer/Lighting Designer. Able to act as Key to successfully manage grip and electric department/crew for on set lighting/camera and support. Lighting design, video village tech, specialty camera rigs and dollies, team management. Utilizes a strong sense of urgency when completing tasks and works well under pressure while maintaining a friendly/positive attitude.

    Proficient with stands, tripods, dollies, tracks, jibs, sails, cranes, static & dynamic rigs.


    available on request

    Additional Information

    Key Grip/G&E Lead /Graphic Designer/Web Designer/Line Producer

    AlphaXproduction.com / Xun Zixiang Grip

    July 2016 - November 2016

    Production lighting, camera support, scheduling, training and crew management. Multiple clients and content types. Commercials, music videos, Independent movies, web base series and web content.

    Key Grip Lany Ent. The Bay The Series

    April 2016 - June 2016

    Production lighting, lighting control, lighting design and camera support

    Key Grip pineSol commercial

    December 2015 – January 2016 (2 months)

    Production lighting and camera support

    Key Grip Pilot - Namcar Night Race

    April 2015 – April 2015 (1 month)

    Production lighting and camera support

    Key Grip, Editor, Graphic Designer Lany Films, Emmy winner 2015 THE BAY

    October 2014 – December 2014 (3 months)

    Lighting and camera support, video village tech, safety on set and location, specialty camera rigs and dollies, team management

    Key Grip, Editor, Post Production Supervisor

    Lany Entertainment, Emmy nominated 2014 THE BAY The Series

    January 2014 – March 2014 (3 months)

    FCP Editor, Key Grip, motion graphics and titles, post production supervisor on The Bay Confessions

    Digital Image Technician/grip AutoFuss/Google

    October 2013 – December 2013 (3 months)

    DIT for Winter Wonderlab presented by Google

    Operated and maintained high speed camera track, dolly and lighting for public promotional installation

    Graphic Design, Animated Motion Graphics, FCP Editing

    Independent Contracts Burbank CA

    March 2013 – December 2013 (10 months)

    Art, design and video editing bumpers, interstitials, wrap-arounds for multiple production companies for commercial and web use

    AD, Best Boy, Stylist, FX BrokeTV

    January 2013 – December 2013 (1 year)

    Set up location lighting solutions, camera support and HD video equipment. Assisted director on photo/video shoots. Provided styling solutions for photo/video shoots.

    Menu, point of sale Graphic Designer Independant contracts

    October 2011 – 2013 (2 years)

    Menus, web/print advertising, point of sale, in house posters and table cards created using a strong sense of identity and brand recognition for The Tipsy Goat restaurant and pub and El Patron Gastrocantina

    Best Boy, Designer, Photographer’s Assistant, Stylist, FX


    2008 – 2013 (5 years)

    Provides grip and lighting setup for photo/video shoots, photo retouching, graphic design, logo solutions, print and web advertisements.

    Primary support and assistance for Celebrity Photographer Fernando Escovar in studio and location. Set-up and maintenance of strobe lighting equipment, backdrops, sets and creative photographic lighting.

    AD, Stylist, Designer, Editor, Best Boy, Facilities/Equipment Manager, FX, Art Director

    Escovar Studios Toluca Lake CA

    May 2010 – August 2010 (4 months)

    Set up and maintained lighting, photographic equipment and HD video equipment. Assisted in directing photo/video shoots. FCP editing, graphics and photo retouching. Provided styling solutions for photo/video shoots. Set/stage design and construction.

    AD, Stylist, Designer, Editor, Lead Grip, Studio Manager, FX, Art Director

    NoHo Studios

    December 2007 – December 2009 (2 years 1 month)

    Graphic design, FCP editing, grip and lighting design, photoshoot stylist

    Skillfully managed, shot, assistant directed, edited and completed client projects, generating video and collateral for new media, web, broadcast and print. Cultivated productive lines of communication with clients and producers. Maintained and upgraded 5000sq’ studio facilities. Operated digital capture system during photo shoots.

    Clients include: Performance Boats Magazine, Corvette Magazine, E! Entertainment Television, NoHoStudios.com

    Editor Playboy TV

    December 2005 – April 2006 (5 months)

    Skillfully coordinated , assembled and mastered Final Cut Pro editing projects for current broadcast cable show also producing feature-length versions of previously broadcasted cable shows for DVD release, including new wrap-arounds and title rolls. Reviewed and organized source material to inform creative content selection and video editing processes. Cultivated productive lines of communication with directors and producers to verify last-minute project requirements and details and ensure timely completion within deadline-critical environments.

    Key Achievements:

    Successfully edited and mastered nine 3-hour releases. Created Bugs, Lwr. 3rds and Motion Graphics.

    Executive Editor, Staff Photographer, Staff Writer Paisano Publications, LLC

    2001 – 2003 (2 years)Agoura CA

    Arranged for and provided exciting and cutting edge photographic and editorial content for two international lifestyle publications. Directed art department in design and layout. Increased sell through by 25% and subscriptions by 5% in one year for one bi-monthly publication. Sat on directors board for ECF yearly charity function.

    Designer, Art Director, Editor

    Independent Contracts Los Angeles CA

    1998 – 2002 (4 years)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Utilized graphic design, digital editing, and photography skills to produce a wide array of digital art, promotional materials and sales collateral for numerous multimedia entertainment production companies and Websites. Created visual design themes and graphics for company logos, trade shows, direct mail advertisements, posters, publication advertising, and DVD / VHS box art. Contributed significantly to product branding and promotion of corporate identity for several start-up and growth Internet entertainment sites, DVD packaging companies and Boutique Production Houses.

    Special Effects, Stylist, Designer, Set Design

    Various Production Companies incl. Sony Imageworks and Thunderstone

    1990 – 1997 (7 years)Los Angeles

    Created practical special effects and sets for films, commercials and music videos

    HOLLOW MAN, GODZILLA, CONTACT, STARSHIP TROOPERS, Sprint, Lockeed Martin, Ford Motor Company, JAG, Fear & Loathing in LV, Brittany Spears, Jagged Edge,

    Special Effects Digital Domain

    1994 – 1996 (2 years)Venice CA

    Created practical special effects and sets for film


  • Skills

    Interested in
    • Arts
    • Commercials
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)
    • Television
    Experienced in
    • Arts
    • Biography
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Digital/Online Campaigns
    • Documentary
    • Environmental
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music Promo
    • Reality TV
    • Travel
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Own a car?
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard