El Raven Productions


Resume of cinematographer / photographer Christopher Vernale


     - Experience with wide range of cameras including Red One, Sony, Panasonic, and Canon.
     - Experience shooting and lighting in all genres from reality to commercial, corporate to narrative.
     - Experienced in production including: EP, Producer, DP, Editor, and Gaffer.
     - Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Color, DVD Studio Pro, Motion, and Photoshop.
     - Knowledge in video compression, web publishing, and basic color correction.
     - Experience in still photography, film and digital, developing and printing.


Fashion: Prada: Summer 2014 BTS Shoot

- Shot BTS footage with photographer Annie Leibowitz as she photographed for Prada with actor Dane DeHaan. Produced by Moving Image Projects.

Short Film: Thirsty Caterpillars, 2013

- Directed by Bobby Berry and produced by Sean Galvin, M Squared Productions

Music Video: No Se Como Olvidarte, 2013

- Directed by Lorena Ospina, performed by Layla Angulo

Music Video: Sin Ti, 2013

- Directed by Lorena Ospina, performed by Layla Angulo

Music Video: Where Did You Go, 2013

- Directed / Shot by myself, performed by Emily Cavanagh

Web Series: LoveFail, 2013

- Directed and produced by Julia Price Baron

Short Film: Swimming With Turtles, 2013

- Directed and produced by Fotene Trigonis

Company: JPMorgan Chase

- Worked with ChaseTV and other producers within company to create content internally as well as public-facing

Feature Film: Wildlife, 2013

- Directed by Jean-Paul Tremblay, Produced by Get A Little Action

Company: The Station, 2009-

- Worked with producers and clients in order to create extraordinary work for clients: Hyundai, NYCEDC, Columbia University Medical Center, CIDC, and Save the Children

Company: Ketchum, 2008-

- Shot and edited promotional materials for clients of this NY-based PR firm including Hertz, Libby’s, California Dried Plums, PR Board, and Spice Tec

Company: Papalove Productions, 2005-2013

- Partnered with Director Konstantin Rubchinsky, Clients include: Toll Brothers, Related, ECSC, and Posner Advertising.

Music Video: Chug, 2012

- Directed by Nicholas Lopez, performed by No Good People

Fashion: Theory: Insider Looks, 2009-2010

- Produced by The Monkey Goes, Theory pulled in several stylists of their seasonal collection and had them break-down their style process.

Television Pilot: Felt Up, 2009

- Directed by Jon Reitzes, and produced by The Monkey Goes.

Music Video: Little, 2009

- Directed by Jon Reitzes, performed by Celia Rose

Music Video: Paranoia, 2008

- Directed by Alex Terrazas, performed by Bug In The Dark 

Feature Film: Skiptracers, 2007 (as Second Unit Director of Photography)

- Directed by Harris Mendheim, produced by The Possum Den.

Music Video: Mimosas in the Rain, Ukelele Song 2007

- Produced by We’ll Fix it in Post Productions, performed by Stuckey and Murray

Television: Biography, 2007

- Produced by Triple Threat Television for A&E

Online Series: Behind the Byte, 2007

- Produced for AT&T’s internet tech channel.

Short Film: Dog Run Man Dance, 2005

- Directed by Konstantin Rubchinsky


Television: Al Jazeera, People and Power, 2013

Television: There’s No Place Like Home, 30 For 30, 2012

- ESPN Films, Directed by Maura Mandt and Josh Swade.

Television: VH1, I Want to Work For Ditty, 2008

Television: CNBC, DLife, 2007-2008

Television: HTV, Howard Stern On-Demand, 2006

Television: CourtTV, Parco P.I, 2005-2006

Television: MTV, Stankervision, 2005

Fashion: B Productions, 2004-2008

- Assisted on several off-site and in-studio fashion-oriented productions including over 30 fashion shows for Olympus Fashion Week Spring 2004 through Spring 2007. Clients: DKNY, Giorgio Armani, Marc Jacobs, Vera Wang, Calvin Klein, The Carlisle Collection, MTV, HBO

Company: Leftfield Pictures, 2004-2009

- Was involved in all facets of production on several projects. Duties include camera operator and editor for several clients of the New York-based production company.

Television: The Suze Orman Show, CNBC 2005

Documentary: New York Doll, 2004

- Produced by One Potato Productions


- I have photographed several elements for a number of clients through Ketchum including: Takeda, and California Dried Plums. This includes event photography, food photography, character editorials, and promotional headshots.

- I have photographed all the elements of a commercial brownie bakery, Honey Bee Brownies

- Photographed the look book for Rouxroo, a baby accessory line

- Photographed album covers of recording artists such as: Mr. Complex, Emily Cavanagh, and Layla Angulo.


Christopher Vernale is currently owner of EL RAVEN PRODUCTIONS, a full service production company who has worked for and with several clients including:

Complex Media, JPMorgan-Chase, Humana, MasterCard, Shinogi Inc., Sony Music, Frito-Lay, DoctorOz.com, Grant Thornton, California Dried Plums, Spice Tec, Teen Vogue, ESPN, Clorox, JFA, P&G, 1-800 Contacts, Google, Daisy, Bayer, Pfizer, NYDEDC, Columbia Medical Center, Samsung, IBM, Broadway Cares, Diesel, Prada, Cartoon Network, Al Jazeera, Toshiba,