William DeJessa

Location New York
Bio

Director of Photography at Wil.D

Cinematographer Gaffer Director of Photography
Projects
49 Projects

Work History

Director Of Photography
Wil.D
Jan 2017 - Present
Freelance Cinematographer
Managing Partner
Rittenhouse Filmworks
Jan 2017 - Present
219 w rittenhouse st philadelphia pa 19144
Director of Photography
Ocular Earimaphone
Jun 2010 - Present
greater philadelphia area
Cinematographer, Director, Animator, Gaffer
Director of Photography
The Moment
Aug 2015 - Nov 2015
Philadelphia
Short Film Directed by: Helian Zhang
Gaffer
"Neighborhood Food Drive" the Film
Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
Greater Chicago Area
Feature Film Directed By: Jerzy Rose
Director of Photography
Town Hall 2015 - Lincoln Financial Group
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
United States
Corporate Documentary: Directed By: Edan Cohen
Gaffer
QVC
Dec 2011 - May 2015
studio park
Lighting, Rigging, MA Net programming, Grand MA2 operator, power distribution, and lift operation.
Director
The Sun Flights - Stubborn Tongue
Apr 2015
Greater Philadelphia Area
Music Video Produced By: Ocular Earimaphone
Gaffer
Magnificent Burden
Mar 2015
Greater Philadelphia Area
Feature Documentary Nowita Films
Gaffer
QVC - Spring Storefront
Feb 2015
Greater Philadelphia Area
Q2 - Branding Campaign Videos Director of Photography: Mike Zolomij
Gaffer
Evan Voytas - Disappear Into Stars
Dec 2014
Greater New York City Area
Music Video Directed By: Henry Pincus Island Bound Productions
Rigger
UPS Christmas Surprise
Dec 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Commercial Material - Subvoyant Productions
VFX Compositing
Stray Dogs
Oct 2014
Greater New York City Area
Short Film - Directed By: Minka Farthing Kole
Camera Operator
Usher - Billboard Magazine
Oct 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Interview
1st AC / Focus Puller
Ledisi - Hello Beautiful Interludes Live
Oct 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Live Performance -Xfinity / PMTV
Director of Photography
Maia Vidal - Tide
Sep 2014
Greater New York City Area
Music Video - Directed By: Hayden Miller & Minka Farthing Kole
Colorist
Vacationer - "Go Anywhere"
Sep 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Music Video - Directed by: Matthew Albasi
Gaffer
Turtleface
Aug 2014
Western Pennsylvania
Short Film Directed by: Kevin Kane & Rodrigo Lopresti DOP: Robert Cauble Collective NY
Steadicam Operator
Days Of Power
Aug 2014
Middletown DE
Feature Film Directed By: Jason Pagnoni Realize Records LLC
Gaffer / Rigger
Looking For The Jackalope
Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Feature Film - Comedy Director - Karl Shefelman Director of Photography - Dan Parsons Producers - Matt Starr, Eric Harper, Julie Harper
Gaffer
Infernal
Jun 2014
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Area
Feature Film - Horror Director: Ivan Kraljevic Director of Photography: Cody Cuellar Produced By: Dan Shultz, David Gareis
Gaffer
Don't Look The Movie
May 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Feature Film - Horror Directed by: Bryan Killay Produced By: Javier E. Gomez, Luciana Faulhaber, Lindsay DiFulvio Eshelman Director of Photography: Sebastian Nieves
Director of Photography
The Cookie Scout
May 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Directed by: Doris Chia-Ching Lin, Miranda Chung-Wei Huang
Director of Photography
Pick Me Up
Apr 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Elisha Sawyer
Gaffer
Beacon & Lively
Apr 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Promotional Video / Commercial - Director: Edan Cohen
Director of Photography
That Loving Feeling
Mar 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Monica Moses
Gaffer
Muppets Take Over QVC
Jan 2014
Greater Philadelphia Area
Promos and Skits - Director of Photography: Donald "Buck" Nonnemaker, Mike Zolomij
Gaffer
Miss Piggy and Joan Rivers Feud - E!
Dec 2013
Greater Philadelphia Area
Oscar Feud Promo - Director of Photography: Donald "Buck" Nonnemaker, Mike Zolomij
Gaffer
West African Stowaway / Lofa Boy
Aug 2013
Louisville, Kentucky Area
Short Film - Director: Chad Blevins
Gaffer
QVC - Your Home With Jill
Jul 2013
West Chester PA
TV Series - DOP: Mike Zolomij
Gaffer
A Man Full Of Trouble
Jun 2013
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Michael Johnston
Director of Photography
Kinderwald
Aug 2012 - Sep 2012
Greater Philadelphia Area
Feature Film - Director: Lise Raven
Camera Operator
The Oresteia
Aug 2012
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: John Gross
Camera Operator
Children
Jul 2012
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Ian McGuire
Key Grip
Cheap Extermination
Jun 2012
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Minka Farthing Kole
Visual Effects Artist / Compositing
Cheap Extermination
Jun 2012
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Minka Farthing Kole
Gaffer
Vocabulary of the Mysteries
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Jake Kindlon D.O.P - Zach Auron
Director of Photography
A Little War
Oct 2011 - Nov 2011
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Illya Simakov
Gaffer
Insignificant
Sep 2011
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Ian McGuire
Cinematographer
El Processo
Aug 2011 - Sep 2011
Greater Philadelphia Area
Documentary - Director: Lise Raven
Gaffer
Neighbors
Jul 2011
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Director: Lise Raven
Director of Photography
Retribution - Prelude
Sep 2010
Greater Philadelphia Area
Short Film - Writer & Director: William DeJessa
Director
Envy
May 2010 - Jun 2010
Greater Philadelphia Area
Experimental Music Video Directed and Animated By: William DeJessa Music Composed By: Kevin Comly

Education

BA
Temple University
2006 - 2010

Skills