I am a results-oriented, hands-on professional, with a successful record of accomplishments in the video production industry. My emphasis is always exceptional customer service with focus on providing the highest quality video product.
- 30 years of experience in the video production industry.
- Team player
- Strong leadership, supervisory & project management skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Thorough knowledge of current video production techniques
- Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Motion, After Effects & Photoshop
Aug 2002 - Present
Video Production Manager
Worked directly with the Martial Arts Industry Association to develop and maintain their monthly membership instructional DVD's and curriculum. Managed the recruiting of talent for our direct to retail martial arts training DVD's. Coordinated, assigned and/or outsourced editing projects and brought projects to completion. Managed schedules and maintaining quality control of the finished work.
Jun 2000 - Aug 2002
Video Production Specialist II
VYVX - Williams Communications
Developed better client relations by attention to detail and exceptional client service. Customized commercials for national brand companies for local markets, utilizing Avid Symphony and the Digital Betacam On-line suite.
Concurrently during this time I was working nights as a freelance Smoke* editor for the TV Guide Channel editing 2 minute segments for air.
Jan 1994 - Oct 1999
Developed and improved client relationships by delivering exceptional customer service and attention to detail. Performed On-Line linear editing of local commercial spots and corporate videos on Digital Betacam and D2 formats as well as non-linear editing on Avid Symphony, Avid 9000, Media 100 and Discreet Logic Smoke*. Also directed studio and location video shoots.
Jun 1993 - Jan 1994
Produced assigned video projects, initiated pre-production meetings with clients to assist with the concept and creative ideas for their projects, developed scripts, video treatments, shot, directed and edited the video.
Aug 1987 - Feb 1993
TV9 Productions/ Grekel Productions
Worked directly with advertising agencies and clients to achieve effective television commercials and industrial point of sale and internal communication videos. Duties included pre-production brainstorming, directing, shooting, post production editing, and training.
Jan 1981 - Aug 1987
Scheduled shoots and edit sessions. Submitted bids on production. Maintained friendly company/client relations.Directed talent and action, edited and worked creatively with advertising agencies and independent producers. Produced 30-minute programs for the ACTS cable network as well as commercials, industrial videos, training tapes and sales presentations.
Dec 1979 - Jan 1981
Operated the studio camera for the 5, 6 an d10pm newscast. Also maintained the studio and filled in as teleprompter operator and video tape operator.