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A former 2012 Taekwondo Olympic Trials contestant whose training, focus, and drive have pushed him to pursue a career as a film director

Skills

Writing | Directing | Producing
Editing

Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, Avid Media Composer

Photography/Cinematography

Canon DSLRs, Sony EX3, Sony PMW-F3, Sony Fs700

davinci resolve

Advanced Color Correction Software

Work History

Owner

Alfredo Films
2012Present

Alfredo Films is a creative video production company specializing in producing high quality short online videos for the corporate and non-profit sector, music industry and individuals for use in social media outlets to promote brand, products or services. Ultimately, our job is to tell your story through video. Alfredo Film has aligned with fellow creators in the film and social media arts to pool their creative resources to offer the best in creativity, content and editing.

Commercials:     
Ballatsu - Therapeutic Commercial (2015)
Akross Canada & JCalicu Taekwondo Commercials (2014)         

Director of Photography

Slow Clap - Explaining Things To My Grandfather
Apr 2014Nov 2015

Directed, developed and coordinated the creation of the imagery presented in a viral YouTube series. The creation of this imagery consist of, lighting, composition and creating the visual identity to the film. 

Intern

Pixel Underground
May 2015Jul 2015

Assist the Online Editor by analyzing, organzizing and improving the final edit for the next stage in post-production. Collaborated with the Colourist to review footage, develop a color correction, and apply a final stylized look to the film. Drafted rough  edits in after effects for the Graphic Designer to create special motion effects. Created closed captioning for the hearing impaired.

Contracted Videographer

Brandon Street Foundation
Feb 2012Oct 2014

Contracted to film and edit projects focused on community building for the Brandon Street Foundation.

Education

Bachelor Of Film and Media Production

Humber College
Sep 2012Apr 2016

Humber’s four-year Film and Media Production degree program combines theory and practice with the goal of preparing you for a rewarding career in media. Writing, storytelling and the creation of compelling visual narratives are emphasized. You’ll study in a broad and rigorous range of practical and academic courses, including screenwriting, picture editing, sound, directing, cinematography and post-production.

Awards & Achievements

Please Excuse My Accent

Oct 2015Present

Officially selected  in the Toronto Short Film Festival (2016),  Winner for Best Local Film - Toronto Short Film Festival (2016)

Singing in Diaspora

Mar 2015Apr 2016

Officially selected in the Montreal World Film Festival (2015), Vancouver Asian Film Festival (2015), Ottawa Tibet Film Festival (2015), Toronto International Film Festival’s Higher Learning program (2015), and Hot Docs’ Doc Shop and Doc Shop Online (2016). Officially nominated for Best Canadian Short award (2015) at Vancouver Asian Film Festival (2015).

DO SOMETHIN'

Mar 2015Dec 2015

Officially selected in the Reel World Film Festival (2015), Montreal International Black Film Festival (2015), Toronto Short Film Festival (2015), and Durham Region Film Festival (2015)

Taekwondo

Feb 2009Nov 2012

Two-time Canadian National Champion in Taekwondo (2009, 2012), Top 6 in 2012 Vancouver Olympic trials, Member of the Canadian Junior Pan Am Team in Taekwondo (2009), 2005 – 2012 Eight-time Provincial Champion in Taekwondo, and Silver Medalist Commonwealth Champion in Taekwondo (2007)

Injection

Mar 21 2016

Wattpad - Staff Picked Graphic Novel

References

Gladly available upon request