Brock Zych is a recent graduate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He graduated on May 12th, 2018 from the College of Communication & Information with a major in Journalism & Electronic Media and a minor in Cinema Studies.
Director of Photography for Land Grant Films’ upcoming Documentary
“In association with the Dollywood Foundation, Land Grant Films at the University of Tennessee will produce a feature-length documentary celebrating Tennessee’s greatest export, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.” Brock Zych will be the Director of Photography for the project.
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Camera Operator for “7 Days in America“
Brock worked as a camera operator for the documentary, “7 Days in America,” which was produced by Land Grant Films in association with Bridge Refugee Services. The film follows a case worker from Bridge Refugee Services as she helps a family of Burundian refugees resettle in Knoxville, Tennessee. The film aired on East Tennessee PBS on April, 9th, 2018. So far it also won an award of excellence in the Broadcast Education Association’s Media Arts Festival faculty competition.
Production Assistant and Camera Operator
Brock worked as a camera operator and production assistant on the documentary, “Reaching Recovery: Pregnancy and Addiction in East Tennessee.” The documentary examines the terrible phenomenon plaguing Tennessee. Through interviews with medical experts, addiction specialists, policy makers, and, most importantly, the mothers who have struggled with these issues, this half-hour film presents a comprehensive view of the problem and documents the struggles addicted mothers face in reaching recovery. The film has been aired at multiple film festivals and one of NBC’s affiliate channels.
Video Reel 2017-2018
Micro Docs (2017)
Brock Zych initiated the startup of the micro doc series for Land Grant Films, alongside Professor Geidner. During the start of the summer, Brock Zych started creating short form documentary pieces about local Knoxville organizations and people.
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Music Video (2017)
Brock directed and filmed this version of Keystone’s “Living on the Edge.”
In association with Rezonent Entertainment.
Videographer/Editor for Inside The Food Fight
Inside the Food Fight videographer, Brock Zych, presents the importance of family at the 2016 World Food Championships.
Brock also followed around Zac Brown Band’s Executive chef, Rusty Hamlin, to discuss what he was doing at the World Food Championship in 2016.
In 2017, Brock completed a video package on the youngest judge at the World Food Championships.
Images from the 2016 & 2017 World Food Championships are attached below. Brock is seen here filming with a Canon C100, XC-10 and a Ronin stabilizer.
Video Content Producer for The Daily Beacon
Along with interviewing Channing Tatum and Al Roker, Brock has also covered important events around the Knoxville area.
The Knoxville Mercury Video Producer – DreamBikes
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2016 Demo Reel
Brock’s personal blog