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Resume

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Highly skilled editor who has edited and worked on award-winning projects of various lengths across many genres, while working on multiple projects.
  • Strong creative, and visual point of view, willing to push for a decision that is best for the project.
  • Highly adaptive thinking, excellent problem-solving skills
  • Worked in all areas of film production, from pre-production to delivery
  • Team player who thrives in a collaborative environment finding the best solution to the problem, and able to work independently as needed.
  • Written, Directed and Produced various projects.
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Cloud products including: Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator as well as other editing software.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

VIDEO EDITING

  • Worked closely with a strong director on award-winning short films.
  • Communicated efficiently with directors and producers to get additional footage that was needed.
  • Follows production schedules, delivering films on schedule or ahead of schedule.
  • Edited a wide variety of material from fictional feature documentaries to 15-second commercial spots.
  • Highly knowledgeable about video codecs and export standards.

GENERAL FILMMAKING SKILLS

  • Extensive experience in all phases of filmmaking, from pre-production to delivery after post-production.
  • Skilled storyboard artist.
  • Managed a team of filmmakers to make a successful film project.
  • Contributed to the production of over 55 film and video projects of various lengths and budgets. Did whatever was needed to help the production run Smoothly.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Worked well with people from various backgrounds including VIPs. Worked with people from all over the World, various socio-economical backgrounds, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Responds quickly to communications to resolve problems as they arise, and make changes to the project in a timely manner. Does what is needed to help the team effectively solve any problems that might arise.
  • Created engaging media with several different mediums including: photography, vector-based graphic design work, and interactive media.
  • Highly interested in new and upcoming audio and video advances, willingness to share my knowledge with others.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Editor Various Clients, Burbank and San Jose

January 2010 to Present 

40 hours/week

  • Used Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, and Final Cut Pro to edit short films, advertisements, and trailers.
  • Used Adobe After Effects to add visual effects and credits on films and commercials.
  • Edited award-winning projects.
  • Edited projects that were in foreign languages (Spanish and Korean)
  • Worked with voice-over narration and dialogue replacement on several projects.
  • Clients I have worked for:
  • Khan Academy – Career Profile Videos – Editor
  • Grand Scale Films – Good Luck – Editor
  • Timber Vision – promo reel, Friedman’s commercial – Editor
  • Tremendous Films – Boston George Pilot, 16 Bars – Editor
  • O.T.F. Films – Chasing the Past – Editor
  • O2 Films – 7 Short Films About Love ( Lago di Seta, Love in the Fog, A Part of it) – Editor
  • Kings Manor Productions – Nameless – Editor
  • After Romeo & Juliet – Editor 

Teacher AMJ Academy South Korea

April 2018 – July 2018

32 hours/week

  • Taught film and media classes to Korean children, helped establish a curriculum
  • Researched equipment for the school to purchase

Film Professor SAE Institute San Jose

September 2015 to September 2017

32 hours/week

  • Taught students about post-production.
  • Taught students about filming and working with lights and other camera equipment.
  • Prepared and gave lectures 

Editing Intern Cinequest Film Festival, San Jose

September 2014 to March 2015

20 hours/week

  • Edited short films for the Picture the Possibilities program (one of them was Spanish)
  • Read and rated screenplays submitted to the screenplay competition.
  • Edited an introductory piece for Rosario Dawson when she won an award.
  • Edited an advertisement/calendar of events piece for the food sponsors.

Student Volunteer UNIQUE Programs, Sacramento

January 2005 to May 2008

8 Hours/week

  • Worked with VIPs who were performing at Sacramento State
  • Setup audio and lighting equipment
  • Worked as a concert photographer
  • Ran the spotlight

Intern American Pavilion (technical group), Cannes Film Festival

May 2005 to May 2005

28 hours/week

  • Worked with VIPs who were lecturing at the American Pavilion.
  • Ran  an audio mixing board for a panel discussion
  • Setup audio cables and microphones for panel discussions, interviews, and lectures.

EDUCATION

Chapman University, Orange, CA – Master of Fine Arts Film Production 

Sacramento State, Sacramento, CA – Bachelor of Arts Film Studies (Magna Cum Laude)

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

Opera San Jose – Lightwalker, Supernumerary, Volunteer at events for donors  

Gallery 85 – Artist, Volunteer during holiday events and other art shows