Chris Wasmer

Brooklyn, New York

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Editing • After Effects • Color Grading

Freelance Editor since 2002

Skilled with storytelling, motion graphics, color grading, onlining for broadcast, audio design & mixing. Comfortable under tight deadlines and working autonomously. Equally adept with Avid and Premiere. DaVinci Resolve Color Correction Certified

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Will work at your location or my location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.


SELECTED CREDITS

Commercials-

Coca-Cola, The Sounds of Coke
Johnnie Walker, Johnnie & Ginger
Tiffany, Will You (Effects)
Red Lobster, True Dads Moment
Sylvan Learning, In One Ear (Editor and Colorist) KeySpan Energy, Reasons Why
Craftsmen, Universal Wrench Set
AFL, Fantasy Football
Coca-Cola, Coke Life


Documentary -

Authorized Drone Strike Zone - Director & Editor
Award winning short doc. about a New York City artist arrested for making provocative street art commenting on the use of drone aircraft by the United States government.
VisionFest film festival

The Beaning – Editor, Colorist & Animator
Experimental short exploring a sinister theory surrounding the death of Cleveland baseball player Ray Chapman, who was killed from a “bean” ball delivered by Yankee pitcher Carl Mays in 1920.
DOC NYC, Seattle International Film Festival, Palm Springs International ShortFest
Distributed by The Criterion Collection

Bad Dog: A Penitentiary Tale
Editor & Colorist.
Award-winning short doc. about a dog sentenced to life in prison at Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary.
Nantucket Film Festival, DOC NYC, DOC LA


TV -

The Media: Journalism in Crisis – PBS – Editor
Documentary hosted by Dr. William Baker about the history and possible collapse of America’s traditional news industry

Sesame Street – PBS – Editor/Online Editor
Murray Monster segments

Ultimate Road Trip - Yes Network - Online Editor/Colorist
Reality series that follows six passionate Yankees fans as they compete for prizes and travel to every regular-season game

Judge Hatchett – Sony – Editor
On-location segments

The Tony Danza Show – ABC – Editor
On-location segments

Ride With Funkmaster Flex -– Spike & ESPN – Editor
Celebrity custom automobile show hosted by DJ Funkmaster Flex

Heart of the City: Dying to Eat in Jackson -– BET – Colorist
Special on obesity in Black America hosted by Star Jones

What Not To Wear – TLC – Editor
Reality series in which participants are given wardrobe makeovers by style experts Stacy London and Clinton Kelly

WWII: German Saboteurs – PBS - Sound Designer
Documentary about Germany’s attempts to sabotage the U.S. coastline

The Three Stooges Slap Happy Hour - Spike - Editor
Original, comedic interstitials.

Backstage Pass - MTV - Editor
Series profiling popular musicians.

Maya & Miguel - PBS - Editor
Live-action segments for children’s animated series.


PROMOS --

MTV-
Real World: Denver
Run’s House
Scarred
Human Giant
Living Lahaina
Short Circuitz

Howard Stern TV-
The Howard Stern Show

Spike -
The Three Stooges Slap Happy Hour

iN DEMAND-
Three Sheets

4K!DS TV (The CW Television Network)-
Spiderman
Skunk Fu!


NEWS -

STN
Science-Technology news segments

NBC Sports
Sports news and features


Web -
Sesame Street
Cookie Monster: Me Want It music video
Over 11+ million views on YouTube

Rolling Stone
Pop culture segments



CORPORATE --

Apple
American Express Bank of America Merrill Lynch
JP Morgan Chase Polo Ralph Lauren Glamour
Kenneth Cole
GE
BMW
PepsiCo
AT&T
Macy’s
Bed Bath & Beyond GlaxoSmithKline Eli Lilly
Random House Philips
Siemens
Proctor & Gamble
Columbia University
New York City Ballet Government of Nigeria
The Nature Conservancy North Shore Animal League

AWARDS --

Award for Social Consciousness, VisonFest film festival
3 Telly Awards for PepsiCo and Macy's corporate videos
2 Rings of Reward from American Express Advertising


STAFF EXPERIENCE

Producer/Editor, American Express, NYC
1999 – 2002

Producer/Editor, Science Technology Network (STN), NYC
1996 – 1999

Researcher, Inside The Actors Studio for BRAVO, James Lipton Productions, NYC
1994-1997


EDUCATION

Media Composer Master Class, Future Media Concepts, New York, NY

M.A. The New School, New York, NY

B.A. Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ


SKILLS --

Premiere Pro
Avid Media Composer
Final Cut Pro 7 and X
Color grading: Avid Symphony, DaVinci Resolve, Premiere Pro
After Effects
Photoshop
DVD Studio Pro
Encoding for web and DVD: Compressor, Sorenson Squeeze, Episode, Media Encoder Designing and producing communications that achieve client objectives
Directing studio and location shoots


REEL -
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I have been in the industry since 2002.

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