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Sep 2008Present

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 2007Sep 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 2005Apr 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 2003Jul 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 2000Feb 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 1997Aug 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.

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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

Jan 1991Dec 1994

BA