San Francisco Bay Area

(650) 766-1605


Lex Fletcher Photographer - creating videos & photos on 7 continents

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My experience

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I am an award-winning photographer with many years of experience creating videos and still images for broadcast television, corporations and nonprofit organizations. I have worked mainly as a cameraperson but also as a producer, director, and editor on many projects. 

My work includes everything from quick, small web projects to hour-long broadcast documentaries, and every conceivable thing in between. I am also able to direct, edit and produce, depending on the complexity of the project.

Education

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Stanford University, Master of Arts, Communications, Film Broadcasting 

California State University, Sonoma, BA Sociology 

California State University, Sonoma, BA Art, Cinematography

Awards

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Two National Daytime Emmy Awards and nominated for a 3rd Emmy. 

Many of the projects I have worked on have won numerous awards & recognition from film & video festivals


Distinguished Alumni Award Sonoma State University.

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What I do

Lex Fletcher is an independent, award-winning cameraman with lots of experience in video and photo projects for a wide variety of clients. Having shot in all 7 continents, many video projects for Apple, Microsoft, and Cisco Systems. Also projects for the Culinary Institutes - Worlds of Flavor International Conference and Festival, Teva Pharmaceutical,  Bare Escentuals and CSI 

( Computer and Structures, Inc.) and many independent documentary films.

Broadcast

I have been the cameraman for various stories including documentaries, news, travel and sports for cable & network television.


CNN's first cameraman based in San Francisco covering the Northwestern United States. 


Past Press Pass credentials for the United State Presidential campaign


My camera work has been seen on:  NBC, ABC, PBS, CNN, MTV, ESPN, Hallmark, Showtime, Disney, National Geographic, Al Jazeera, Discovery Channel.

Corporate

Accel Partners, Accenture, AOL-Time Warner, Apple Computer, Applied Material, AT&T, Autodesk, Banana Republic, Bank of America, Bare Escentuals, Bechtel, Bio-rad Laboratories, Broad Street, The California Parks Companies, Chevron USA, Cisco Systems, Citigate, Crux Biomedical, Cunningham, Computers & Structure, Cookin-Up, Credit Suisse First Boston, Culinary Institute of America, EPRI, Esurance, The Gap, General Electric, Google, Hewlett-Packard, I-motors, Intel, IVN, Marine World Africa USA, Marriott Corp., Microsoft, Monsanto, Oracle, Palo Alto Medical Clinic, PayPal, Phillips, Potomac Electric Power Company, Reader's Digest, RSA Data Security, Roche, SBC, Southern California Edison, SRI, Stanford Children's Hospital, Stanford Micro Devices, Stanford University, Sun Microsystems, Sunset Magazine, Sony Playstation, Tandem Computers, Teva, Unilever, Verifone, Verizon Wireless, Vulcan , Warner Bros. Pictures, Warren Miller, Wells Fargo Bank. 

Government and Military


US Air Force,
USDA Forest Service.

Royal Commission of Saudi Arabia,


( Past -Top Secret security clearance)


Non-profit

Battery Dance, Breast Cancer Research Fund, California Academy of Sciences, 

Children's Cancer Research Institute, Diablo Ballet, Easter Seals,

Grizzly Creek Ranch (Sierra Health Foundation), 

San Francisco Ballet Company, Sears- Roebuck Foundation, 

United Nations, YMCA. 

Name Dropping - some of the people I've photographed/videotaped

I've videotaped well over a thousand interviews, some of the people I've photographed or videotaped include: Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, Dr. Erich Schmidt, Larry Ellison, Meg Whitman, Bill Walsh, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Jerry Brown, Quincy Jones, Ted Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, 

Katherine Graham, Arnold Schwarznegger, Robin Williams, Dianne Feinstein, Sally Fields, Michael Smuin, Dan Aykroyd, Bryan Cranston. George Lucas, Frank Gehry, Buzz Aldrin, Carrie Fisher, 

Steven Spielberg, and Tom Hanks.

Less famous - but also very amazing, are some remarkable people I've met doing documentaries
for the Breast Cancer fund, YMCA, Battery Dance and Easter Seals.

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More photos on Zenfolio

YouTube

Easter Seals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7yKlMrNFMQ&feature=youtu.be


Kauai

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YeHP5OzFxg


Sweet Dreams (Rwanda)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_9MvvBSbNg


San Francisco Carnaval

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rWReuHzzjw


Moving Stories

http://www.wildernessfilms.us/movingstories.html


California YMCA Youth & Government 

Model Legislature & Court

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCSq0xCO4bE


Papua New Guinea: New Choices, Ancient Land

https://vimeo.com/11974178


Warren Miller - Roller Skiing from his 1984 Ski Country

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUOnXXh1ECw

IMDb

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2442400/?ref_=nv_sr_1


Voting Member of the Television Academy



Some highlights in my career

I have shot on all 7 continents

CNN's 1st Northern California cameraman - Presidents, Governors, Senators, Mayors, Celebrities and News.

Videotaped climbs of Denali in Alaska (2), Mt Fuji in Japan (2), Mt Huascaran, Peru. Also climbs of Pico de Orizaba, in Mexico, Mt Rainier, Lassen & Shasta in the winter. Former Rogue River guide.

Filmed and guided trips on the "Inca trail" to the "Lost City of the Incas" -Machu Picchu, Peru.

Aerials in some of the most remote places in the world including Papua New Guinea, Iguazu Falls, 

Argentina/Brazil and Tikal, Guatemala.

Followed the Great Wall of China from Beijing to the Yellow Sea.

Woman drummers in Rwanda - their stories and experience in the Rwandan genocide.

Filmed in and around the Kremlin and Red Square in the dead of winter, Russia.

Several project in Saudi Arabia (4) and the ancient ruins of Egypt, Greece and Cambodia.

Projects for the San Francisco Ballet, Diablo Ballet, Margaret Jenkins, Battery Dance, OMO for PBS.

Penguin in Antarctica, Mountains in Patagonia.

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