When setting up lighting, Hamp Overton works closely with the director of CecilFilm productions to help achieve a scene's desired feel while also taking the piece's editing style into consideration. In addition, he is skilled at camera operation, sound recording, and adapting to unforeseen problems in the field.
Since earning his MFA in film production from the University of New Orleans over ten years ago, Overton has worked on hundreds of commercials, as well as documentaries, corporate videos, and segments for national television programs. Originally from California, Overton has planted his roots in New Orleans. He additionally teaches film production and cinematography at the University of New Orleans.