About Me

Contact Info Ed Buffman 12 Smedley Drive, Newtown Square, PA    I   215-840-5569 I   www.edbuffman.com  I  edbuffman@gmail.com ____________________________________________________________________________   SUMMARY Highly experienced, international award winning, director/cinematographer, innovative problem solver, proven collaborator and artist with over three decades of extensive experience directing and/or shooting testimonials, commercials, documentary films, live television, infomercials, corporate and music videos is seeking new challenges.  

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director/CinematographerNewtown Square, PA(1988 – Present)   National and local, award winning director/cinematographer with extensive project experience spanning three decades and includes television commercials, corporate and documentary films, music productions, infomercials, live sports programs, live television events as well as web, multi-media presentations and tabletop photography. Proven ability to work with actors and real people.  
  • Experienced with 35mm and 16mm film cameras, all digital photographic platforms including Phantom high speed and stereoscopic (3D) and VR camera systems.
  • Skilled with gimbaled systems, camera cars, cranes, and tabletop camera rigs.
  • Thorough understanding of all postproduction complexities and marrying live action with special effects.
  • Recent works; Pennsylvania Veteran’s Museum, Vietnam War exhibit and Endo Pharmaceutical’s global, Xiaflex campaign.

TELEVISION CREDITS (Partial List)

Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital, Steak-umm, Herr’s, LifeBridge Hospitals, Temple Hospital, Mainline Health, Copart Racing Teams: Kenny Bernstein Racing and Carl Edwards, Virtua Hospitals, 24Hour Fitness, Goya Foods, T-Fal, Autism Speaks, Philadelphia Zoo, Longwood Gardens, Kelly Ripa / Molly Sims for QVC, Oracle, Sony, Kelly Ripa for Cooper Hospital, Diamond, Hard Rock Casinos, Calico Corners, EP Henry, IDT Telephone, WPVI Philadelphia, Cable Vision, Comcast, Berlex Pharma, Touro Infirmary New Orleans, Penn State University, CareerLink for PA(features Gov. Rendell)  Cottman Transmissions, QVC, , Polaner All Fruit, Butterball, Comcast, Philadelphia Phillies, 3M Corporation, Suncoast Casino, Ford Motor Co., Net2Phone, Honda, Cadillac, Ohio Lottery, McDonalds, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development, Pennsylvania Lottery, Ashland Oil, Allegheny Power, King’s Family Restaurants, Donato’s Pizza  

CORPORATE CREDITS (Partial List)

Syneos Health/GSW, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Daniel Libeskind Architects, Siemens, CommonHeath,McNeil Laboratories, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Power Medical Interventions, Astra Zenica, Taking Care of Your Diabetes, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Glaxo Smith Klein, Novo Nordisk, Cephalon, Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Digitas Health, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Johnson &  Johnson, Quest Diagnostics, Med Cases, Commerce Bank, SPAWARS Military Systems, MRM Insurance, Primavera Software, Prince Tennis Rackets, Merck Pharmaceuticals,  

DOCUMENTARY CREDITS (Partial List)

Voices from the Vietnam Experience,The History of the Battleship USS New Jersey. Pennsylvania Veterans Museum: Interactive Documentaries, Women in Rowing. History Channel, Discovery, Bloomberg, BBC.  

MUSICAL PROJECTS (Partial List)

Annie Lennox, Ashanti, Michelle Branch, Lone Star, Nappy Roots, Joe Budden, Floetry, Jet, Lou Reed, LL Cool J, Alkaline Trio, Ja Rule, Matchbox 20, Mark Knopfler, Missy Elliot, Eve, Kenny G, Lucy Woodward, Junior Senior, Robby Williams, Russell Watson, Gavin DeGraw, MOP, Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Mark Willis, Dominic Chianese, Wayne Wonder, Keith Murray AWARDS International Awards: Axiem, CINE, Communicator Award of ExcellenceNational Awards:Clio, Telly and Crystal Shooting Star Regional Awards:Addy Awards, Philadelphia Art Director’s Club (Philadelphia), Hatch Award (Boston)  

EDUCATION

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Bachelorsof Arts - Radio, Television and Film (Media Studies/Production)