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Brian Alberth

Public bio

I have been involved in the film and television industry as a producer/field producer, director, director of photography/camera operator, editor, and writer for over 16 years.  I am active in a variety of freelance video projects, as well as productions through LeftEffect Media, which I created in 2010. From 2006-2010, I wrote, produced, and directed national and regional television programs for the Madison-based company Discover Mediaworks. In 2006, I produced Mark My Words, a documentary about spoken word poets from the Midwest.    I shot for the documentary Wisconsin Rising, on the winter 2011 protests in Madison, which is currently in post-production and set to be released in fall 2012. In 2015, a film that I was credited director of photography on was released titled Adult Rappers.  I have worked on several campaign ads for local politicians,   I have earned several awards, including several Telly Awards, a WCCA Award, a MadFed Addy, a CAB Award, and an AHECTA Award. I recently directed the animation "Statisticks" for the United Way of Lake County that was placed as one of the top 'Ads Worth Spreading.' I was recently elected as President Elect of Media Communications Association-International (MCA-I) as well as the MCA-I Madison chapter. My previous work included teaching video and motion graphics at Madison Media Institute in Madison, Wisconsin.