Steve Osborn

Steve Osborn, Migratory Filmmaker
(915) 566-1236

Currently …

May 1995 – present. Own & manage Tortilla Productions, a full-service film and video production company. Serve as Director/Cinematographer on national and regional market commercial productions. Won my second Best of Show (District 12 Addys, 1998). Also experienced in corporate and industrial videos, documentaries, feature films and music videos. Own 16mm and 35mm film cameras, Hi-definition video packages, and a 3-ton grip and lighting package. Also work crew jobs on productions visiting the southwest; including: Camera Operator, 2nd Unit D.P., Gaffer.

January 2005 – present. Part-time faculty in Creative Media Technology. New Mexico State University/Dona Ana Branch Community College.


Broadcast Producer, Emery Advertising, Inc., El Paso, Texas. Produced and directed radio and television commercials for clients in the automotive, healthcare, fashion, banking and gaming industries. Produced and directed 18 Gold Addy award-winning commercials, including one Best-of Show. November 1991 – May 1995.


The University of Texas at Austin, B.S. with highest honors in Radio-Television-Film. December 1990. Phi Kappa Phi honor society.


“Wicked Lake”, feature film, Fever Dreams Productions Director of Photography

“Big Weird Normal”, feature film, Tortilla Productions Director of Photography/Co-Producer

“On The Border”, feature film 2nd Unit Director of Photography

“Committed”, feature film, Miramax Grip

“Good Morning America”, ABC News Camera Operator

“Bounty”, documentary pilot, New Mexico State University Director of Photography

“Along the Border”, documentary, U.S. National Park Service Director of Photography

“New Americans”, documentary, Kartemquin Films Director of Photography

“The Furniture Show”, HGTV Director of Photography

“Extreme Environments”, BBC-TV/Discovery Gaffer