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Education

19992004

Bachelors of Fine Arts

Savannah College of Art and Design

Other fields of expertise and focus while at SCAD included:

  • Sound Design
  • Photography
  • Performance Art (acting)
  • Graphic Design
  • Computer Art (Animation, motion graphics, web design)
  • Drawing
REEL FILM While at SCAD I was the founder of a student organization that had an emphasis on Film study, conservation and collaberation.  Over 200+ student members.

Work experience

Jan 2011Present

Assistant Director

"The Poisoning" - Feature - Zacgary Productions

Over the course of production I successfully assisted in leading a production team from Oxford, CT to Los Angeles, CA.  Utilizing my expertise with team organization, scheduling, motivation and production management, we successfully crossed the country while remaining on schedule and under budget.  "The Poisoning"  is going to be a great film.

Aug 2011Present

Videographer

University of Arkansas -Cooperative Extension Service

As a professional YouTube content creator, I created a weekly educational web series on the Arkansas soybean industry. Focusing on farming tips, soybean research and soybean news around the state, the Arkansas Soybean Podcast plays an essential role in the promotion of soybeans.

Oct 2009Oct 2010

Freelance Camera Op and AC

Ozark Film & Video

Performed as Camera Operator and/or AC on a variety of projects including commercials for such clients as CAR-MART and Clark Albert State College.

Jul 2010Sep 2010

Producer/Writer/Director

"Grit" - Lost Horizon Pictures

Wrote, directed and produced a short film about the hardships of life.  And how they affect us and how we interact with the world around us.

May 2010May 2010

Tape Operator

Walmart Health and Wellness Show
Dec 2009Dec 2009

Gaffer/Dolly Grip

AT&T - BBDO - Smuggler

PSA/Documentary Title:    "Last Text"

Company:      AT&T

Agency:    BBDO

PC:  SMUGGLER

Director:  Henry-Alex Rubin

Served as Gaffer and Dolly Grip.

Jun 2009Jun 2009

Camera Operator

TRI-HAWK MEDIA

Corporate Meeting

Large format projection screen set up,  shooting from platform.  Load-IN, Set-Up, Shot, Tear-Down and Load-Out,  experienced in all areas.

Oct 2004Feb 2009

Associate Producer

Wal-Mart Television, Wal-Mart Inc.

JOB TASKS INCLUDED

As Producer

  • produced over 500 hours of live television broadcasts.
  • produced over 400 hours of HD video productions for various clients within the Wal-Mart company. (i.e. WM MoneyCenter, Sam's Club Operations and WM University)
  • Both in studio and on location, managed the set, ran audio, directed talent and ran camera solo on most shoots.
  • While with Wal-Mart  had the opportunity to work on projects  with so many talent people:  Queen Latifa, Paula Deen, Jerry Rice, Will Clark, Jane Seymour, Richard Petty, David Cook, Journey and Harrison Ford to name a few.

As Editor

  • Edited on average more than 400+ hours each year.
  • 50+ projects completed in the past year alone.
  • Projects included training videos, highligh reels, commercials, music videos, memorial videos, animations and motion graphics.
  • Proficient with the following post programs: Final Cut Pro, AVID, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop,  Illustrator, Flash, Motion, Live Type, Soundtrack Pro, and Cinema 4D.

As Videographer

  • HD Video, experienced with both the Panasonic AJ-HPX3000 and AG-AVX200
  • On and offsite shoots ranged for merchandise highlights, celebrity interviews, training videos, short narratives, and plus a large variety of other projects.

As Broadcast Engineer

  • Broadcast over 1000+ hours of live studio broadcasts
  • served in the following areas of broadcast producttion
    •  
      • director
      • graphics operator
      • audio engineer
      • camera operator
      • teleprompter
      • set designer
      • lighting coordinator

Was the set designer and lighting designer for all specialty broadcasts, for example NBC'swith  Meet the Press with David Gregory,  NBC's Today Show, and even a broadcast for Merrill Lynch.

Jun 2003Oct 2004

Developmental Producer

AMVF Productions

During my last year in college I worked for AMVF Productions, I would work with the team to develop TV pilots.  Also I would work to bring in shows to work in the Wilmington, NC area.

Jun 2004Aug 2004

Resort Photographer

Launch Team for Disney PhotoPass,  http://www.disneyphotopass.com/ ,  a program designed to make the Guest's experience more enjoyable, seamless and less intrusive on their overall Disney.  Intereacted with guests on a regular basis.  Also in preparation to the Launch of the program we studied all aspects of the guests experience, from line annalysis to streamlining the photographer/guest interations, so that after a brief introduction the guest would already have 3-5 High Quality photos to share with their friends and family.

Jun 2002Sep 2002

Internship

While at Optimus I received observational training in the following departments: Avid/Off-Line, Color Transfer, Graphics, Audio, On-Line, as well as Interactive, Scheduling, Shipping and the Tape Library.  I also sat in as assistant audio engineer on several projects.

On top of this I also performed the normal job functions, this included stocking client refrigerators, picking up lunches for clients, running errands to agencies and other post houses, bulking and timecoding tape stock and generally being available and willing to take care of whatever comes up.  And something always came up.

Jun 2000Sep 2000

Internship

Served as a camera technician, cleaning and maintaining all cameras, lens, filters and accessories. 

References

Matt Orcutt

While at WMTV, Mr. Orcutt was my secondary supervisor, mainly in charge of the facility and quality assurance of our projects.  He can attest to the speed in which I was able to learn and acquired new software proficiencies.

Duane McElroy

Duane was my immediate supervisor for the majority of the time that I was with the Wal-mart Company.

Levi Agee

I have worked with Mr. Agee on several independent film project and he is aware of the professional abilities as a film maker.

Tim Crane

When I was with Wal-mart Mr. Crane served as the Director of WMTV.  My immediate supervisors were his direct reports.

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Cutting Edge

A performance-driven, accomplished and versatile creative professional with a vast array of experience in television, film, industrial and corporate video production; editing, producing, directing, audio engineering, graphics , camera operation or lighting/set design.   An analytical and hardworking leader who continually strives for excellence and to exceeds expectations.

AT FIRST LIGHT (The Alton Ford S

Other Information

American Taekwondo Association

Black Belt, First Degree

Boy Scouts of America

Eagle Scout

Skills

Adobe Flash
Currently am teaching myself ActionScript 3.0
Adobe Premier Pro
AVID
I am familiar with AVID Media Composer, AVID Symphony, plus I own my own Avid software.
Sound Editing - ProTools, Soundtrack Pro, Adobe Sound Booth
Motion 3
Outlook
Final Cut Pro
I know a lot about Final Cut Pro, have worked with the program many years.  I really love to edit and I really love Final Cut Pro.  Plus I am a very good editor.
Adobe Photoshop
History with Photoshop dates all the way back to 1995.  With a strong graphic design mentality, I find creating powerful and  provacative designs as accessible to me as the ability to write my own name.
Adobe After Effects
Trained in Certified Adobe Training Seminar for Adobe After Effects CS3, 2008

Certifications

May 2008Present

Adobe After Effects CS3

Adobe Authorized Training Center