Byron Kearney is a young African American filmmaker originating from Fort Lauderdale, FL. Byron earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Alabama State University on a track and field scholarship, focusing his interest in radio and television in 2014. A year later, he attended Full Sail University and worked to attain a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film Production in fall 2016.
At Alabama State University Byron worked as intern with the school’s media crew. He recorded multiple live events, such as board meetings consisting of the university’s president and state of Alabama’s governor, along with being a member of the camera crew during the football games.
During Byron’s time at Full Sail University, he centered his attention to the camera department, where he continued to expand his knowledge on operating the equipment. He has worked on sets as a camera operator on both small crews of three to five people, to crews as big as 50 plus individuals. Byron has worked with cameras from the size of a Nikon D5100 to a Sony F65.
Byron has worked on multiple short films as a camera operator. He operated for Full Sail Films “The Wanderers”, “A Game to Drive For” and also operated on a few self-produced films as well. His goal is to become an integral part of the production while utilizing his instinctive attention to details and distinct creativity.