Lindsay Mann

Director, Cinematographer

Profile

Lindsay Mann is an experienced director, cinematographer, and editor. He has filmed features, shorts, commercials, and music videos in New York City since 2005, and has worked with The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and Vice Magazine. His cinematography has appeared at SXSW and the American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker showcase at Cannes, and his commercial work plays regularly on cable channels in New York.


Lindsay has shot Bruce Springsteen in Asbury Park, assisted Haskell Wexler, ASC on a feature, and ran film on Martin Scorsese’s documentary “Shine a Light” about The Rolling Stones. Lindsay studied Directing and Cinematography at Boston University. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and toys, but their hearts reside in Maine.


Beechwood Film, LLC. is a Brooklyn-based production company making commercials, promotional films, and music videos. Their work includes directing, cinematography and editing, even film scoring. Beechwood Film is 98% organic. The rest they stole from Kubrick.

Featured Work

Danimals Crunchers

Danimals Crunchers

Director/DP on this web spot for Dannon's Danimals Crunchers

Architizer

Architizer

Director/DP for this piece on David Rockwell and The Film Society of Lincoln Center

American Lung

A.L.A.

Co-directed for the American Lung Association in 2011

Experience

Beechwood Film, LLC.

Director / Cinematographer

2005-present

• Established full-service production company focusing on commercials, music videos, and documentaries
• Collaborated with Pull-Start Pictures, to produce a series of 8 short profiles on farmland conservation for the Maine Farmland Trust: www.meetyourfarmer.org
• Director and Cinematographer on feature films, commercials, promotional films, and music videos

Silverman Stock Footage

Assistant Editor

Nov. 2007 - Nov. 2008

• Located and digitized footage in a variety of formats from an extensive stock catalogue
• Edited screeners and maintained internet display for clients (ABC, NBC, Universal)
• Independently photographed small library of stock footage for use by major clients

Eastern Effects, Inc.

Lighting and Grip Dept.

Jan. 2008 - July 2009

• Assembled lighting and grip packages for major feature films and commercials
• Organized and delivered equipment to sets across New York and New Jersey
• Accompanied truck and van packages as an operator and swing grip

Film Finders

Research Associate

April/May 2004

• Collected and organized film release information at the Cannes Film Market
• Managed daily office and met with Producers and Directors
• Collaborated with partner to publicize U.S. national film festivals and promote Film Finders website

Education

Boston University

2001 - 2005

• Bachelor of Science in Film and Television
• Concentration in Cinematography and Directing

Operation Crossroads Africa

Volunteer / Educator

July/Aug. 2004

• Collaborated with Center for Job Creation and Environmental Protection to raise capital and build a new grade school for local children
• Created lesson plans and taught 50 first-graders in mathematics and English

Skills

Cinematographer

Experienced with film & high definition camera systems and accompanying workflows.

Editor

Trained on Steenbeck and Avid, proficient w/ Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere

Designer

Still, motion graphic & web design using Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Flash, WordPress.

Technical

  • Windows
  • OS X
  • Web / Email
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Logic
  • Aperture
  • DVD Studio Pro
  • Web Compression and Upload

Commercial:

  • Beechwood Film
  • JZB
  • Colony Projects
  • Bruckman/Beechwood Film
  • Kinofist
  • Kinofist
  • Kinofist
  • Beechwood Film
  • Serpa Group
  • Serpa Group
  • Talon Films
  • Serpa Group
  • Serpa Group
  • Serpa Group
  • Serpa Group
  • Barco
  • Serpa Group
  • Serpa Group
  • Serpa Group
  • Rockport Shoes
  • Arnold Worldwide
  • Arnold Worldwide
  • Serpa Group
  • Serpa Group
  • Serpa Group
  • Lila Place
  • Serpa Group
  • Hanft Raboy
  • Expanded Books
  • Special Branch
  • PostWorks
  • Director/DP
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Music Video:

  • Trumpeter Swan "Eternal Pessimist"
  • Prophex feat. Alcover "Opcion de Amor"
  • Lighter "Dark Skinned Girls"
  • Gael Amour “You Are My Lady”
  • Styla J feat. El Pichon
  • Josué Levi “An Invitation To Believe”
  • Bobby Garcia “Rapenomics”
  • Charlie Hewson “Elena”
  • Loud Owls “Out Crowd”
  • Kate Branagh “Dandelion Lovers”
  • 8BITches “Watchu Doen 2nite?”
  • Stefani Vara “Water”
  • Baker “Fingers”
  • Jill Criscuolo “Insane”
  • Jeremy Phillips
  • Adonis Williams/El Sistema Films
  • Adonis Williams
  • Beechwood Film, LLC
  • Jayson Perez (director)
  • Beechwood Film, LLC
  • Rodney Leconte (director)
  • Josephine Decker (director)
  • Manny Bocchieri (director)
  • Prydehouse
  • Beechwood Film, LLC
  • Siri Music Group
  • Nathan Laver (director)
  • Destined Fate Entertainment
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Documentary:

  • Pull-Start Pictures
  • Fearless Films
  • Webolution Media
  • Architizer
  • Architizer
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Architizer
  • Architizer
  • Beechwood Film, LLC.
  • Pull-Start Pictures
  • Living Proof Productions
  • Project Reach Youth
  • One Giant Leap
  • Editor
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Narrative:

  • SahelTV Productions
  • Chris Pedersen
  • Beechwood Film, LLC.
  • Sense of Wonder Productions, LLC.
  • Caspin Productions
  • Joe Schufreider (director)
  • Prydehouse
  • Doug E. Doug World, LLC.
  • Nash Productions
  • Super Deluxe
  • College Humor
  • Paramount Classics
  • Cornucopia Productions
  • Down East Films
  • Bastard John Productions
  • One Sock Productions
  • Bastard John Productions
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Lindsay Mann — lindsay@beechwoodfilm.com — (610) - 613-8322