Production specialist offering 3+ years of experience in production and 2.5 years in a busy post-production/visual fx house. Experience in a variety of production types and the ability to wear multiple hats as needed to get the job done. I keep a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn and expand my knowledge of the production process.
Trained in various editing platforms, including: Avid Media Composer, Autodesk Smoke, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro
Tape-based and tapeless formats; ingest and delivery via digital file, tape, disc and FTP
Archiving/backup of projects
Knowledge of various file formats and experience in compression and encoding deliverables
Mac + PC workflows
Ability to work in demanding environment and meet deadlines
Excellent organization and communication
Online Editor07/2010 to 12/2012 Ingenuity Engine VFX – Hollywood, CA Primarily worked on Avid Media Composer 5 for the first year, then Autodesk Smoke became my main tool, with occasional projects on Media Composer 6. My day-to-day operations generally consisted of:
Edit Conforms in Smoke and Avid Media Composer
Import/Export of shots for the VFX artists
Compression and encoding-Export final deliverables to tape, digital file, DVD and FTP
Quality Control of all deliverables and postings for clients
Edit changes as requested by Director
Titles, credits, and legal disclaimers
Smoke & Avid Color Correction and other online effects
Archiving projects for backup purposes
Additional, but less frequent, duties I performed included minor paintouts and rotoscoping in Smoke, editing animatic sequences, recording temporary sound fx and voiceovers, and occasional audio editing.
On-set Dresser08/2007 to 09/2007 Lock & Key Productions – Westwood, CA
Built/Created set pieces and props as needed for show
Runs for materials, props
Setup sets on location shoots
Production Assistant07/2007 to 06/2010 Various - Freelance – Los Angeles, CA
Projects included feature films, scripted and reality television, and commercials
Handled heavy call volume, rolled + transferred calls
Distribution of scripts, call sheets, crewlists, etc.
Preparations for production meetings, script reads, location and tech scouts
Runs for lunches, equipment and office supplies
Kept production office office tidy
Bachelor of Science: Film and Video Production2007Full Sail University-
High School Diploma: 2005Linn-Mar High School-
Top-3 Finalist in the 2010 LA Comedy Shorts Screenplay Competition, TV Pilot Category for my original script, "Dear Reese"