Derek V. Zedaker

Producer - Director/DP - AD/PM


Background Profile

San Diego State University B.S. Telecommunications & Film - Television Production (1984)


DVZ Productions: Camera, Lighting & Sound - TV & Video Productions. Assistant Director, Production Management & Crewing - TV, Video & Film Projects. Producer, Director & Writer - TV Program Segments & Corporate Videos.

AD/PM on Buick Commercials

PM for Dr. Scholl's Commercial

Twenty years in Film, Television & Video production. Extensive experience as a Line Producer & Assistant Director.

Understands important balance between budget, creativity, quality & time. Able to direct, light & shoot in vatiety of situations.

TV, Commercials & Coporate shows. Sports, Travel & Music videos. ENG, EFP & multi-cam. Broadcast, Film, Tape & Digital formats.

Cars, Copters, Boats & Bikes. Stars, Kids, Critters & Sites. LA to NY, Hawaii & Alaska. Mexico, Japan, India & Africa.

AD on a North Island Federal Credit Union Spot

So if your looking for someone who's "been there, done that", or need someone to wear multiple hats, give DVZ a try. He's the perfect fit for your next production, no matter the size.









PRODUCER - WRITER - PRODUCTION MANAGER: DirecTV's "This Week ON Sports", Discovery Channel's "Gimme Shelter", Prime Network's "Hotwater Tour", Easter Seals Telethon, Dr. Scholl's, Buick Dealers & Long Beach Transit.

DIRECTOR - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Hampton Inn, Qualcomm, IKEA, Buick, Toyota, Nissan, Rancho Jeep/Eagle, Yamaha Motorcycles, Blue Cross, UCSD Healthcare, AT&T, Auto Parts Club, Price Club, Cobra Golf, Sea World, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Harrah's Casino & Acorn Casino.

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY - CAMERA: The Golf Channel's "Golf Academy", ESPN, FOX Sports, CBS Sports, HBO Sports, ABC, MTV News, Oxygen Network, 1996 Centennial Olympics, NBC's National Republican Convention, Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, Union Bank, Cox Cable, Mail Boxes Etc., "Aspire", Akamai, Pfizer & Alaris.

REFERENCES: Available upon request via e-mail or phone.



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