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Valentine Penders

Director, camera & light operator, editor, photographer, video journalist

Valentine Penders
35 years old
Driving License
Brussels (1030) Belgique
Professional Status
About Me

I am currently working in video producing in Belgium and am looking to work abroad, I love discovering new places, cultures and so on, so if you need video services or a photographer, please, feel free to contact me!

Recent projects

Since November 2013
  • Light, camera and MoVI operator for the latest music video of MELCHIOR
  • Directing of AFP New York video report about canners
  • Video covering of New York's Tribeca Film Festival
  • Directing of TV Show "Le Ravel du Bout du Monde" shot in Québec. Aired on La Une (RTBF) and TV5 World
  • Production of RTBF TV show pilot, to be aired in 2015
  • Video reporter for TV Show "Les belges du bout du monde" in Tanzania, Cameroun and Washington. To be aired on RTBF and TV5 World
  • Video Reporter in New York for TV Show Flash (RTBF) - several news report aired on RTBF
  • Video Reporter for online videos for La Libre and La DH
  • Production of video products for D'Ieteren Group and Accor Hotels
  • Directing assistant, script and editor for The Voice/Coca Cola short videos

Ongoing projects

Since January 2014
  • Master Class teacher : being a video reporter (IHECS - Brussels)
  • Art exhibition in preparation : "NYC in image and sound..."
  • Photo and art booth for the US DREAMS showroom
  • Documentary about canning in NYC
  • Documentary & video feed for social networks about Alec Mansion's Rock Opera : Hopes.
  • http://www.lightning-bug-pictures.com
  • Various video projects, directing, shooting, editing, post producing, video reports for national TV and web TVs
  • Types of projects : video reports, multiview tv sets, event covering, documentaries, wedding reports, multi view shootings, music videos ...
  • Clients : La libre, Belgacom, The Voice, Nikon, Coca Cola, FLASH, Axa Bank, Accor Hotels, le Parlement de la Communauté Française, Les Belges du Bout du Monde, La DH.net, la RTBF, CinéTéléRevue, Fresh, l'IHECS, Focus Live, Jet Airways, BadgerProd, Axelle Red, Ma télé, Voo, KeyNewsTeleVision, le Siep, la Gay Pride de Bruxelles, Doggybag films, Le Voorire Festival, Club of Rome, Virgin, Télésambre, L'ESAC, Ecolo, le MR, Virginie Hocq, Corniaud production, Les frères Taloche, l'UCL, and so on.
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  • Online artists gallery
  • English lessons and practical workshops for a Master called : "European Journalism"
  • Video reporter english lessons : technics and journalistic aspects
  • Video reports directing, writing, shooting, lightning, set up, editing, and post producing + mobile multi view TV sets (creating, set up, lightning, camera, editing).
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  • Lessons for students aged 20-26 of technical and theoretical aspect of video producing : shooting, camera, lightning, editing, post producing.
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  • Camerama, editor, journalist
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  • Camerawoman, steadicam operator, photographer
  • Camerawoman
  • Photographer for any kind of projects
  • Such as : fashion shootings, birth/weddings/events photo reports, art photography
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  • Video producing for various projects' making off, conception of user manuals (layout and content).
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  • Camerawoman for TV sets, video reports
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  • Shooting : DSLR Nikon D800 (same as Canon 5D Mark III), Video camera Panasonic AG-AF 101, lenses and stands, wireless sound kit, shoulder rigs, STEADICAM, slider and lightning kit.
  • Editing equipment (mobile and fixed station)
  • Professional photography equipment
  • Big car and Motorbike
  • Freefly's MōVI M10 is on its way!
  • More information and offers : http://www.lightning-bug-pictures.com/#!our-gear/c1kvi
  • From pre-production to post production - writing and directing, shooting, lightning, sound taking, editing, coloring, mixing, special effects.

    Any cameras knowledge
    (Pro - semi-pro - film - and so on) specific knowledge of self made video reporting
  • Software knowledge : Final Cut Pro, Color, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Media Encoder, Web encoding, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Lightroom, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Teaching (video, video reporting, video writing, ...)
  • Photography
  • Motivated, enthusiast, dynamic, well organized and logical, perfectionist, loves to work in team as well as alone, very independent when needed, eager to learn and fast learner. Special appeal for travel, discovery, learning new things, new technologies, very eager to new projects.
  • Eyes always on the look for nice shot to make...
  • What I love the most : travelling and working!
  • Image, visual, photography
  • Cinema
  • Music
  • Take a 5 break, lie down and breathe in my hammac

BACHELOR Degree in CINEMA - IMAGE orientation

INSAS cinema school - Brussels

September 2006 to June 2009
Cinema bachelor, orientation Image : photography, direction of photography, camera operating (film and digital), editing
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MASTER in media communication and media technics

IHECS - Brussels

September 2002 to June 2006
IHECS is a communication university who specializes into medias, the way they're conceived and how to conceive them (technics classes in video, graphism, web mastering, photography, multimedia and sound.)
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