SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Successfully produced and edited award winning video content for Television, Advertising, Corporate, Music, Fashion, Web, and Marketing clients.
Highly experienced in all aspects of production and post-production with the proven ability to work independently and meet multiple deadlines.
Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, Avid MC 6, Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe software, scoring, creating web content, multi-format compressions, and podcasts.
Emmy Award for editing Paul McCartney “Concert in Red Square” for A & E Networks. Additional awards include IMA, ADDY, CLIO, and Webby. Films have shown in Max Ophuls Preis Film Festival, Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Cleveland Film Festival, Chicago Film Festival, and the New York Underground Film Festival.
School of Visual Arts, NYC - BFA in Film
Happy Chateau, New York, NY
Producer / Avid/FCP Editor
As the head producer and editor at Happy Chateau I have successfully produced/edited over 500 video projects working directly with agency heads and television executives to produce video, film and multi-media content for high profile clients. Work produced and edited has included spots, television specials, films, documentaries, web series, and corporate video. My responsibilities have included managing and leading project teams of 5-15 freelance employees, creating budgets, script writing. directing, post-production, and management of all projects. Clients have included: PBS, Panthera.org, Laird & Partners Agency, Shaklee, Rosetta, Blue Man Group, Pepsi, A&E, Elie Tahari, Lipman Agency, MTV, Donna Karan, AR Agency, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Loreal, Paul McCartney, Dogmatic Agency, Tanqueray, Foo Fighters, Nautica, Tory Burch, Ann Taylor, Coty, Rolling Stones, Aveda, Bottega Venetta, Lucky Brand Jeans, JP Morgan Chase, and the Mid Market Institute.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/ Nicole Barsamian Communications (Current) 3/12-4/5 FCP Editor on “Green House Project” video
Discovery Network/ Original Media-”Life on the Farm” 1 hour reality series Jan-March 2012 -Avid Junior Editor –completed script, Vo, picture, and audio revisions, rough cut scenes, and performed scoring on 8 episode series.
Lady Gaga’s Workshop at Barney’s New York – Stellarhead Productions November 2011-FCP7 Editor of event video and 2 sizzle videos.
Tru-Tv Network/ Joe’s Crab Shack Challenge” TV/Web series
November 2011 FCP7 Editor for web mini-series game show.
Tru-Tv Network/ North South Productions-”Mission Uncomfortable” Television series
Oct /2011 Avid Editor on 30 min comedic game show
Discovery Network/ Gigantic Films-”Secretly Pregnant” Television series
Sept 2011 Final Cut Pro7 Segment Editor 1 hour reality drama/doc tv show.
TLC Network/ Red Line Films-”Swinger’s Wives” 1 Hour Pilot
Sept 2011 – Junior/Assistant FCP Editor 1 hour reality drama/doc tv show. EBRUTV
Network/ Everest Productions 30 min Pilot “Conviction”
Aug 2011 - Final Cut Pro Editor on show exploring the metaphysical and supernatural.
The Long Plastic Hallway-Co-Producer/Editor 2011 (2012 release)
Producer / Editor - Duties included script writing and story producing with Word, budgeting in Excel, working with the production team, and managing production shoots. Performed FCP offline edit, graphics, audio mix and FCP online mastering. Supervised all aspects of online and finishing with delivery of final masters.
Mid-Market Institute-April-September 2010
Producer/FCP Editor 12 part educational series for the web
Produced scripts, shot multi-cam HD video, performed lighting, and completed all editing for 12 part series. Interview Segments ran 30 min to 1 hour per episode
Rosetta Agency / Jersey Doesn’t Stink.com June 2010
Producer/FCP Editor for award-winning web video comedic series with Rosetta Agency for Highpoint Insurance.
Laird & Partners Agency
Post Producer / Avid/FCP Editor
June 2004- December 2009
Successfully created over 100 spots, promos, corporate video, and web packages for high profile clients including Donna Karan, DKNY, Nautica, The Gap, Coty, Bottega Venetta, and Lamb. Worked directly with agency heads and art directors to create concept and design for projects. Duties included supervising budgets, producing and editing all post-production on video projects.
Blue Man Group ”Inside the Tube" PBS Television Special
Producer / Director / FCP Editor
April 2006-March 2007
Produced script breakdowns, created and supervised budget, interviews, live concert shoots, and b-roll footage shoots. Performed Avid offline edit, graphics, audio mix and Avid online mastering. Produced all aspects of post-production/finishing with delivery of final masters in specs per network requirements. Show increased ticket revenue sales an average of 300-800% across the United States where special was broadcasted.
Blue Man Group “The Complex Tour" Clear Channel Communications/DirectTv
Producer / Director / Avid Editor
Supervised and produced script breakdowns, budgets, interviews, live concert shoots, and b-roll footage shoots. Performed Avid offline edit, graphics, audio mix and Avid online mastering. Supervised all aspects of online and finishing with delivery of final masters to network. Grammy and Emmy nominated. Show increased ticket revenue sales an average of 200-500% across the United States where special was broadcasted.
Paul McCartney “Concert in Red Square" A&E Network
Head Avid Editor for the Emmy award-winning "Paul McCartney: Concert in Red Square" for A&E Network.*won for editing
The Rolling Stones “Forty Licks”
Head Avid Editor on the documentary for the 40th anniversary of The Rolling Stones.
The Guggenheim Museum “The Art of The Motorcycle”
Avid Editor for “The Art of The Motorcycle” a Triptych film for The Guggenheim Museum’s acclaimed exhibition on the history of the motorcycle.
Freelance Avid Editor
Clients include: Sony, MTV, EMI Records, Clinique, and Cartier, Automatic Productions, Mark Haefeli Productions, Nocturnal Films, Joan Stern Productions, EMI, Virgin Records, Atlantic Records, Epic Records, Interscope Records, Victoria Secret, Nicole Farhi, Pepsi, Coach, Express Stores, Clinique.
1993-1999 Avid Editor
ABC Network (weekly show), A & E Network (weekly show), Dogmatic Inc, Epoch Films, Dir. Mark Pellington, Dir. Jesse Peretz, Dir. Phil Morrison, Dir. Marcus Raboy
Post Perfect / Digipix Editorial
1991-1993 Avid Junior Editor in commercial edit house
The Long Plastic Hallway- feature music/documentary film
No Dancing Allowed – documentary feature on the cabaret laws in New York City FunkyButt – 22 min narrative short set in New York City disco 70’s era
Grace Has Mace – 25 min narrative
The Bike – 18 min short film
E.P.T- 19 min narrative short
I’m your Man – feature film
Oh, Christmas Tree – comedy short
Marilyn Manson “Dead to the World” feature music/documentary film
Kitty “Spit in Your Eye” ” feature music/documentary film
Sevendust “Live and Loud” ” feature music/documentary film
Brenda Kahn “ Destination Anywhere” ” feature music/documentary film
Jesse Malin “Star Smile Strong” ” feature music/documentary film
Experience shooting digital and HD cameras, Canon/Sony/Panasonic cameras, MAC/PC operating systems, People Soft, Sharepoint, Access, Avid MC 5.5, Final Cut Pro 7, AVID UNITY, TERRA BLOCK experience, Multi-cam editing, Motion5, Livetype, Photoshop, Dvd Studio Pro, Compressor, Working knowledge After FX, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, stock footage rights and research, Soundtrack Pro, I-Movie, I-Dvd, I-Web, Garageband, Duplication,