John Scheaffer

Brooklyn, New York

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Equipment Manager


Business Manager/Archivist/Post Production/Production Coordinator
October 2003 – Present
-Manage, organize and archive agency film, video and audio elements to digital library -Responsible for tracking and managing annual budgets for TV/Radio element storage -Create and manage budgets for video/audio duplication and edit sessions -Track and approve production element storage/shipping invoices -Train Account Management staff use of digital library -Tape operator for in house duplication facility -Schedule and coordinate edit sessions

Production coordinator/Tape operator
March 2001 – December 2003
-Insert and assemble editing to and from all tape formats and broadcast standards
-Convert NTSC and PAL elements for worldwide distribution
-Overnight production coordinator
New York, NY

POINT 360 Los Angeles, CA & New York, NY
Tape Operator/Audio Engineer
August 1995 – March 2001
-Insert and assemble editing to and from all tape formats and broadcast standards -Client services, shipping, quality control and vault production elements -Digitize all audio formats onto DCI and DGS digital courier systems -Schedule and execute fiber feeds between New York, Chicago and Los Angeles facilities

Graphics Assistant
October 1994 – February 1995
-Black and coding all tape formats -Duplicated to and from all tape formats -Formatted 3.5” disc for digital and analog Grass Valley 151 edit systems -Assisted on Henry and Harriette Paint Box systems

Temple University B.A. Mass Communications
– Radio, Television & Film, 1994

Widener University
Los Angeles, CA
Philadelphia, PA Chester, PA
A.A.S. Business, 1991 Honors: Student Life Award, 1991; President: Student Senate, Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1991

Formats: analog and digital Equipment Models: VIDEO – Telestream Clipmail Pro, ADAC & Alchemist converters, DVC pro, Mini DV, Sony D2 DVR 10, Ampex Betacam CVR – 70, Sony Digital Betacam DV W-A500, Sony BVH 3000, Sony BVU – 950 Umatic SP AUDIO – Otari MX 5050 ␣”, Tascam 112 MKII – cassette, Panasonic SV 3800 – DAT, Tascam 8 track DA-88, Adam Smith (post sync) Computer Programs: Final Cut Pro, Ancept Digital Library, Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, MAC, Xymox, SAP, ProTools 5.0

I have been in the industry since 1994.

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