Patrick Reid is a Gaffer, grip and film technician working in the industry since 2008. His meticulousness and attention to detail keeps the equipment on every production working properly. He has the technical maintenance and operation skills in:

Cameras, support and accessories.

Grip equipment.

Lighting equipment.

Custom cables.


Craft:  Equipment Technician, Gaffer, Grip

Work Experience

Film-Computer Science-Engineering Technician, Santa Fe Community College, May 2013-Present

Duties: Manager of all labs, studios, equipment and dept. student workers. Maintenance, repair, purchasing, dispatch and check in of all film equipment. Maintenance and operation of grip and electric trucks. Teachers assistant.

Hire Assistant, Pro-Cam, Brisbane Australia, 2012

Duties: Testing, packing and dispatch of an extensive range of hire equipment and return of all kits. Repair of equipment, studio technician, and camera assistant.

Final Cut pro tutor, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe NM, 2009-2012

Duties: Editing tutor for students, video production education. Film department production assistant, cameraman, gaffer, truck driver.

Production Highlights

“NM Best” Gaffer, Public Education Dept/NMFR, May 2014

“Alternative Dispute Resolution” Gaffer, NM Supreme Court/NMFR, April 2014

“The Kammler Code” Director of Photography/Gaffer,  Red Mercury Productions, March 2014

“Taco Valley” Gaffer, NMFR, Oct 2013

“Day Two” Best Boy, NM Dept. of Health/NMFR, Dec 2012

“Psyche Ascending” Swing/Transpo, NMFR Aug,2012

Chicago Film Critics Awards video response,  Cinematographer, Shirley MacLaine/NMFR, Dec. 2011

“Day One” NM Dept. of Health, Gaffer, December 2011

Zozobra, Director, SFCTV Live Broadcast,  Sept. 2009,10,11,12,13

“Restoration” PSA, Camera Operator, NM Game and Fish Dept, August 2011

Bad Blood boxing, Fresquez Productions, SFCTV, 2009

Billabong Fashion Show, NMG Productions, 2009

Hinano Tahiti Fashion Show, Heavywater Magazine, 2009

“Hawaii Beach Angels Party” 3-8 Productions, 2009


Santa Fe Community College 2007-2011

Degree: Associates of  Science: Film Production 2010.

Queensland University of  Technology, Brisbane Australia, 2012

University of Hawaii at Manoa - Jan 09-May 09

El Camino College, CA 2008

University of Hawaii at Hilo 2006-2007

Monte del Sol-Santa Fe, NM - 2001-2006, H.S. diploma 5/06


Lighting/Gaffing. Gripping. Vast knowledge of camera, grip and lighting equipment, its operations, maintenance, repair and workarounds. Television Production. Certified Underwater Videographer. OSHA Certified. PADI Certified. Special Effects. Carpentry. Woodworking. Photography/Photo Printing. Hockey. Ukulele.




Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico - - 505.913.7177