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Christopher/Chris/CJ Clavel Palanca

Video Producer | Director of Photography | Editor  | Motion Graphics Artist

Employment History:

Video Producer, Sound Imagination; Springfield, NJ — 2013-Present

Produce television and web advertisements using footage and motion graphics for various clients; i.e. Weitz and Luxenberg, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Planet Honda.  Shoot in-studio and on-location productions.  Produce radio advertisements for car dealerships and training seminars for companies, such as; Deloitte, Proctor & Gamble, and PSEG.  Schedule acting and voiceover talent for productions.  Budget and invoice projects.

Videographer, H. Agency; Blairstown, NJ — 2014-present

Shoot and produce marketing video content for web using footage and motion graphics to demonstrate new products for companies such as; REIS, ADP, ADPIA, and Walker Mowers.  Conceptualize and produce content for internal training and sales videos.

Video Producer, Lindebald Piano Restoration; Dover, NJ — 2016-Present

Shoot in-studio product videos of finished pianos for e-commerce website.

Videographer, Liquid Lightning Energy Drink; Pompton Lakes, NJ — 2012-2013

Conceptualized and produced video marketing content for Liquid Lightning, and its sister brands(989, Herbal Mist Tea).  Documented events and produced highlight reels.

Videographer, TekhniLife; Philadelphia, PA — 2010-2012

Documented events and produced highlight reels.  Shot and produced music videos for various Philly artist.


Producer/Director of Photography/Editor, “After Life” CPxCP Productions; Blairstown, NJ— 2017

Conceptualized, planned and produced the production of “After Life” with Chase Palanca.  Submitted to the My Rode Reel short film contest.

Director of Photography/Editor, “RedVette October” Dark Ash Films; NC— 2016

Shot b-roll and driving shots, and worked on the edit of “RedVette October” short film.

Director of Photography, “Strings Attached” Nelcie Souffrant; NYC, NY— 2016

Shot the short film production of the award-winning and Aspire Network featured “Strings Attached.”


2016 Action on Film International Film Festival; Best Young Filmmaker, Best Inspirational Short Film

Director of Photography/Editor, “Dark Ash” Dark Ash Films; NC— 2014

Shot and edited “Dark Ash” short film as a pitch for a feature film.

Director of Photography/Editor, “The Door” Stiletto Filmworks; Roselle, NJ — 2013

Shot, and edited “The Door” short film/pilot BET television series pitch.

Director of Photography, “Cafe” JKB3 Productions; Great Meadows, NJ — 2013

Planned and shot “Cafe” short film.

Documentary Producer/Videography/Editor, “Day in the Life” Salny, Redbord, and Rinaldi, Attorneys at Law; Sucasunna, NJ — 2012

Produced a documentary on a workmans compensation case, revolving around the aftermath of an accident, to be shown as evidence during the arraignment.  Shot interviews and documented plaintiff’s daily life struggles.

Production Assistant/Editor, “Super Kids and Dad” Super Twins Productions; Sucasunna, NJ— 2008-2012

Assisted on set of the award-winning “Super Kids and Dad” television pilot for PBS. Documented behind the scenes.  Edited the pilot into the finished piece.


2013 Kids Filmz Festival; Best Student Film




Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA — A.S. in Digital Filmmaking and Video Production, 2012

Honors: Best Portfolio