About Me – Dan Williams: Cinematographer, Video Editor

About Me

San Francisco Bay Area based filmmaker.

Director of Photography

DP and visual storyteller with experience in a wide range of genres, specializing in commercial and documentary cinematography. Endlessly in pursuit of the perfect image.

Camera Operator

Over a decade of technical knowledge and experience shooting with: Arri Alexa, Amira, Red Weapon, Epic, Scarlet, One, Sony F55, FS7, F35, Canon C300mkII, C100, Panasonic Varicam, and all walks of DSLR, mirrorless, compact HD, PTZ, and specialized cameras.

Drone Pilot

FAA-certified remote pilot and aerial cinematographer. Experience in the DJI Phantom and Inspire lines of drones, with knowledge of the laws and restrictions around their use.

Technical Director

TD on dozens of live multi-camera shoots, from corporate symposiums and political summits to sporting events and stand-up comedy shows.

Tricaster Operator

Newtek-Certified Tricaster Operator since 2014. I'm certified on the full pro line (410/460/860/8000) and travel with the Tricaster 460. The perfect tool for multi-camera shoots and webcasts.


Fifteen years of experience editing commercial, documentary, comedy, travel, and music video. Fluent in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve.

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Let's Collaborate!

I'm available to hire and excited to collaborate. Drop me a line!