Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

Video Producer/Director/Editor/Motion Graphics

Freelance Video Editor/Director/Producer

Partial Client List:

American Association of Airport ExecutivesTMG StrategiesWarren Miller EntertainmentGannett CorporationHinge Brand MarketingGemini Effect

Apr 2007 - Sep 2008

Video Editor/Motion Graphics

American Association of Airport Executives

Produce and edit, including graphics builds, education and training videos to be used in interactive employee training systems with a team of Executive Producers, Writers, and Videographers.  Organize, capture, edit, and output off-line and on-line projects/edit sessions for multiple projects – responsible for both unsupervised and supervised sessions.  Coordinate with clients and project management all materials and specifications needed for off-line and on-line projects/edit sessions, and communicate the results of sessions.

Jul 2005 - Apr 2007

Video Editor/Motion Graphics

Discovery Communications

Organize, capture, edit, and output off-line and on-line projects/edit sessions for multiple clients – responsible for both unsupervised and supervised clients.  Coordinate with clients and project management all materials and specifications needed for off-line and on-line projects/edit sessions, and communicate the results of sessions.  Clients include International Discovery Health Channel, International Discovery Channel, International Travel Channel, Domestic Military Channel, Domestic Travel Channel, and Domestic Discovery Kids – online editor for BBCA, Discovery Education Project, Discovery Ad-Sales, and TLC Promos.

Feb 2003 - Jul 2005

Assistant Editor/Digitizer

Discovery Communications

Organize and digitize projects and media for off-line and on-line edit sessions for multiple editors and clients – responsible for both unsupervised and supervised clients.  Coordinate with project management and editors all materials and specifications needed for off-line and on-line edit sessions, and communicate the results of digitize sessions.

Aug 2000 - Feb 2003

Duplication Technician

Discovery Communications

Organize and duplicate multiple video formats and masters simultaneously to meet time-sensitive deadlines.  Plan and execute most efficient use of equipment, resources, and work flow to best facilitate completion of largest volume of projects while maintaining highest quality standards.

May 1997 - Aug 2000

Telecinie Assistant

Roland House

Assist colorists with set up and operation of film negative, telecine, and video decks; sync production audio with color-corrected picture.  Color correct and layback National Archives black and white projects.  Responsible for both unsupervised and supervised clients.

Summary

I am a creative and energetic video producer, director, and editor and motion graphics designer.  I have an undergraduate degree in Theatre with an emphasis on directing and writing from Saint Leo University and attended graduate film school at The American University in Washington, DC.  I am proficient with Avid (Adrenaline/Media Composer/Symphony), Final Cut Pro, and the Adobe CS3 Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects) and also have a Final Cut Pro system in my home equipped with the Adobe CS3 Suite.  I am detail oriented and very familiar with the post-production process of film and video.  I have experience producing, shooting, and editing media for broadcast and network television, as well as projects for various new media deliveries such as interactive education, corporate/conference support, and marketing/promotional pieces for television and the world wide web.  I have extensive experience collaborating with writers, actors, designers, narrators and many other technicians and artists and work extremely well with people.

Software, Equipment & Tape Formats

AVID Adrenaline, Final Cut Pro, Adobe CS Suite including After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator, Sorensen Squeeze, Digital Rapids Compressors, Apple Compressor, Sony IMX deck MSW-M2100, Sony Digital Betacam decks DVW-500/500A & DVW-510/510A, Sony Betacam SP deck BVW-75, Sony D2 deck DVR-10, Sony 1” deck BVH-2000, Sony DVCam deck DSR-80, Panasonic DVPro deck AJ1700, Tascam DA88 deck DA-98HR, Sony DAT deck PCM-7030, ¾;”, VHS, Teranex Xantus High Definition Standards Converter, Snell & Wilcox Alchemist Standards Converter – familiar with HD/standard definition formats and up/down-conversion ratios, and delivery of media for interactive, education, new media, and internet delivery

Awards

I won three 2008 Telly Awards (Documentary, Informational, & Editing) for Washington Dulles International Airport Emergency Exercise video overview

1997 ITVA Video Festival Best Take Award for Better Left Unsaid

Education

Education
Jan 1991 - Dec 1994

BA