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I'm currently a freelance video editor and videographer. I love to work with people and fully invest myself in projects to achieve the desired outcome for a client. I am seeking to work as a video editor with a production company or television station, where I can use my skills creatively to help tell a story, or achieve a desired outcome while learning and growing in the industry.

Skills Summary

Editing 
- Proficient with non-linear and computerised video editing systems, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut 7 and Final   Cut X.                                     - Capable of managing and sorting media to create a more seamless workflow.  
Videography

- Extensive Previous experience with videography of sports, particularly water sports.  

- Strong ability to operate digital video equipment. 

Complimentary 
- Accomplished in Adobe Photoshop with knowledge in Adobe After Effects.     - Wide knowledge of Pc (Windows) and Mac operating system.                                 - Competent using Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. 
Personal
 - Dynamic team-player                                                                                                                - Strong ability to work independently                                                                                - Professional and loyal to the company.                                                                          - Proven high abilities to be an efficient, multi-tasking, dependable & reliable       worker.                                                                                                                                          - Good writing and oral skills, observant, keen on details, goal oriented.

Education (Tertiary)

20082009

Bachelor of Arts 

University of Cape Town

Majoring in Film Studies and Media and Writing

20102011

Bachelor of Arts

AFDA School of Motion Picture Media and Live Performance

Majoring in Film Editing

Work History

20122015

Freelance Editor and Videographer

I offer filming, film assisting and editing services for projects in and around the Greater Sydney Region.

Recent work has included filming the Manly Jazz Festival and filming the Havaianas "Thong Challenge" on Australia Day. 

Jan 2012Jan 2015

Video Editor / Graphic Designer

My Event Photobooths

Producing,  filming and editing all of the video content for the company. This includes promotional videos targeted at the wedding market, corporate market and party/function market. 

Designer of all print and online visual material: promotional flyers, business cards, marketing brochures, advertising campaigns through social media and visual advertising e.g. car magnets, signs, banners.

Jun 2013Dec 2014

Casual Warehouse Worker

World Bodyboards PTY Ltd.

Picking, packing and shipping orders of bodyboards, surfboards and apparel to surf stores nation wide.

20072011

Waiter

The Foodbarn

Waiter at a fine dining restaurant in Cape Town. The Foodbarn boasts its award winning chef, Franck Dangeroux and a ranking of 12th in the San Pellegrino 50 Best Restaurants of the World Awards 2010

Certifications/Awards

20082011

Bachelor of Arts Majoring in Film Editing

AFDA School for Motion Picture and Live Performance
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20102011

Nominated for Film Editor of the year

AFDA School for Motion Picture and Live Performance
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20112011

Certificate in People Skills and Hospitality.

The Foodbarn Restaurant
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Community Involvement

2013 - 2015

Committee member at Sydney Bodyboarding Club. The club hosts bodyboarding contests on the northern beaches throughout the year and caters for six divisions with riders ranging in age from 10 to 55 years old.  

2003 - 2012

Voluntary Lifeguard at Fish Hoek Lifesaving Club, South Africa

References

Linda Telisman

Director and Owner at My Event Photobooths                         0435 61 61 82

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Mitchell Gee

Owner at ePromo.co.za                 +27 72 1700 023              

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Andrea Pizzimento

Warehouse Manager at World Bodyboards                                       0413 662 660