I produce, shoot, and edit short-form video that informs, promotes, entertains, and inspires.
Promos, commercials, marketing videos, social media videos, branding videos, explainers, product demonstrations, educational videos, tutorials, how-to videos, instructionals, music videos, short films, and documentaries.
SOME EXAMPLES OF MY WORK
EVERYTHING I DO I DO IT WITH LOVE
Here is how I can help you:
As your Producer, I will take your project through all stages of production; from pre-production to post-production.
- Crewing / staffing / hiring
- Location scouting
- Asset acquisition
- Making it happen!
As your Director of Photography / Cinematographer / Videographer / Cameraman, I will artistically and professionally capture the essence of your story.
- Shoot with any size crews; even as a one-man band
- Shoot in studios and locations
- Live shoots and streaming
- Shoot locked in or gun and running it
- Light the scene and work with the available light
- Green screen and seamless backgrounds
- Product photography and videography
- Direct on-camera talent
- Operate most digital cinema, photography, DSLR, action, and broadcast cameras
- Record audio
- Digital imaging tech (DIT) and data management services
As your Video Editor / Post-Production Generalist / Post-Supervisor / Post-Coordinator / Finishing Editor / Colorist / Retoucher / Compositor, I will tell your story in an engaging and effective manner.
- Edit in Premiere and/or Final Cut
- Create and maintain post-production workflows
- Do motion graphics, titles, compositing, retouching, and effects in After Effects, Photoshop, Motion, DaVinci Resolve, Mocha Pro, Silhouette, and using plugins from Boris FX, Redgiant, FX Factory, Video Copilot, New Blue, etc
- Do color correction in the NLE or in DaVinci Resolve
- Fix Audio and do audio mixing with Audition and using plugins from Izotope and Waves
- Tracking and rotoscoping with Mocha Pro and After Effects
- 3D Titles and graphics with Cinema 4D and Element 3D
- Digital Imaging Tech services
- Data Management
- Create dailies
- Log, annotate
- Voiceover recordings
- Subtitles and closed captioning
- Compress and prepare files for delivery
I DELIVER HIGH QUALITY, ENGAGING, AND EFFECTIVE VIDEOS THAT ARE ON TIME, BUDGET, AND BRAND
“There is no better videographer than Mauricio Soto. At FITNESS, he both shoots the workout videos and does the editing, sound and graphics with both the highest level of skill and attention to detail. I highly recommend him.”Mary C. Anderson (Fitness Magazine)
Mauricio and his company are hardworking and professional. I have no worries when he is taking care of a job. He is versatile in many environments and brings creativity and passion without sacrificing professionalism. I would highly recommend Above All Productions for all your video and digital production needs.”Karen Pearson (Photographer)
“Mauricio is always a pleasure to work with. You can rely on him to get videos and edits done on time and looking great. I’d recommend him to work on any video project.”Marianne Magno (Fitness Magazine)
“Mauricio Soto has served as both cameraman and editor for me over the past several years on multiple projects for political campaigns, documentaries and commercials. He is creative, diligent and always goes the extra mile. When I need camerawork, Mauricio gets the first call.”R.J. Sann, CEO (Exemplar, LLC)
“We hired Mauricio for several video projects over a period of a couple of years. Results were terrific. My colleagues in the UK were always envious of the work he produced for us. Definitely recommend him.”William Dentzer (Arup)