Michael Sanek

Alpharetta, Georgia

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Over seven years experience and education in all aspects of film/video production and television broadcasting, with a particular interest and knowledge in Production and Post-Production.

PRODUCTION • 7+ years Production experience in Sports Television, commercials, and training videos, music videos and film
EDITOR • 7+ years experience editing broadcast videos, television, short film, and behind the scenes (BTS) DVD’s
• Technology: Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Pinnacle Studio, Quantel (high-end visual effects)
STUDIO EXPERIENCE • Experienced as Studio Manager, Lighting Technician, Lightening Coordinator, Grip, Dolly Grip, prepping lighting gear, light maintenance
• Experience with studio maintenance, client relations, gripping, rigging small objects, green screen maintenance, fixing stingers, maintaining all client areas
• Grip experience on commercial shoot and short films
• Technology: Mole-Richardson lighting/grip equipment, Chapman Super Peewee I-IV Dolly, Chapman Hybrid Series Dolly, Electra/Nike Crane, ARRI Lighting
VIDEOGRAPHER • Technology: Sony HDR-FX1 HDV, JVC Pro DV500, CANON XL-1S, Beta SP/ DigiBeta; Sony consumer DV models, Panasonic HVX-200A/205A, DVX100A, HPX-300, and HVX-900, Go Pro Helmet Camera Systems
Associate of Science Degree in Film, Full Sail Real World Education, Winter Park, FL 2003
Course Director’s Award for 16mm Film Production

Producer/Technical Consukltant
AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES, Braselton, GA 03/08-03/12
Director of Production and Technical Operations 2008 - 2012
Provide Production Services for AmericanLeMans.com, the endurance and sprint sports car race series in the US and Canada reaching a possible 400 Million Homes worldwide. Provide audio and video materials (including B-roll materials) for promoters, teams, manufacturers, sponsors, agencies, and for race series’ Sales and Marketing activities. Edit licensed material for national and international media outlets as well as third-party packagers. Coordinate and shoot on-site Electronic News-Gathering (ENG) crews and Production Services and advance event interviews. Shoot international sound bites and features in multiple languages for distribution to Greenlight TV, Motors TV, and FOX Latin America, and other international broadcast networks.
• Established and maintain server based digital video and videotape library
• Assisted in development of further Production Services abilities
• Assisted in growth of Digital Media Platform and Social Media Networking
• Maintained up-to-date analytics of Web Based video player for the demographics
• Created Fan awareness by establishing video sharing accounts on all known and main video sharing sites
• Became technical Lead responsible for all gear and inventory
• Responsible for Producing between 30-40 videos for annual Awards Ceremony
• Responsible for all Technical Operations of SAN Network, Equipment and Staff.
• Responsible for Graphics Oversight, Production Coordination and Post Production Coordination.
• Responsible for the coordination of all crew, scheduling and travel as well as on sight Field Producing and Producing.
-Editor/Producer-ATL Profile 05/11-Present
-Technical and Production Consultant-World Class Entertainment Group 04/11-present
-Producer of Live show Video for Independent Bands across the South East 12/10-Present
-Writer/Producer/Director- HusH Industrys Music Video For “GlamourLyke 12/10
-Producer / Production Coordinator
Patron GT3 Challenge Presented By Yokohama, Television Series on SPEED 3/09-Present
• Provide specialty shoot(s) and edit each feature for broadcast (minimum of three features per episode). Edit each broadcast timeline to follow one-hour show script (seven shows in 2009 and seven shows in 2010)
• Co-produce Format and Scripting of each show
• Designed overall look and feel concentrating on Sponsor servicing and agreements
Corporate Training Videos, That Dirty Dog, Inc, Roswell GA 2009
-Production Assistant
• ACC Football Legends 2007, Harris-Chewning, Inc. Jacksonville, FL 2007
• HD Commercial, Rife Two Bar Hybrid putter, Goodwin Productions, Jacksonville, FL 2007
• Terell Hogan, 35mm commercial, Kohl Pictures/Tigerlily Media, Jacksonville, FL 2007
-Production Assistant/Editor, Grip, Boom Operator
Commercial shoot (Lawyer), George C. Creel, Jr. Attorney at Law 2007
Online Editor
Patron GT3 Challenge Presented By Yokohama, Television Series on SPEED 3/10-Present
• Liverpool Productions, Type AB+ Short Film 2007
• Tangible Mediums rack band BTS DVD 2006
• BTS DVD, AM:PM, inc., Atlanta, GA 2004-2005
• MPD Television Pilot, WCOV-FOX, Montgomery, AL 2004
• Mortar and Wine, 35mm short film, Full Sail Productions 2003
• Game, independent hip-hop video, Winter Park, FL 2003
• Fathoms, 16mm short film, Full Sail Productions 2003
Editor & Videographer
• Wakeboard demo (outsource) 2007
• Hoodrated Entertainment, frown up music video 2004
• USA TV Dance Party, television pilot, Atlanta, GA 2004
Editor/Camera Operator, Overture Studios, Dunwoody, GA 2004
Lighting Technician, Robert Townsend promos, MBC Network, Atlanta, GA 2004
Lighting Coordinator, Tan Man Productions, Atlanta, GA 2004
Intern, Artisan PictureWorks, Atlanta, GA 2004
Intern, Artisan PictureWorks, Atlanta, GA 2004
Key Grip/Dolly Grip
• Writer’s Block, digital video short, Full Sail Productions 2003
• Fathoms, 16mm short film, Full Sail Productions 2003
• Mortar and Wine, 35mm short film, Full Sail Productions 2003
• Broadcast Atlanta 2010-Present
• Fossil Lips Productions 2009-Present
• Equis Productions 2009
Co-writer on Mortar and Wine, 35mm short film, Full Sail Productions 2003

I have been in the industry since 2003.

2010 Porsche Panamera Explainer Video
Added on 10/25/2010
Shot and edited Porsche Panamera Video For Media Uses. All content Shot and Edited By myself except for the use of stock video of car on road.

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