Jim Schiller

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Gurnee, Illinois

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I offer The Best Sound / Audio Production For Film, Video and TV Projects. I also offer State of the Art Sound Effects, Music Beds, Ambient Music effects that are from 2 seconds to 4 minutes in length and are totally royalty free.

I have Over 35 years of Experience as a location Sound Mixer / Recordist / DP/ Avid Media Composer Video Editor skilled at mixing and recording and color correction for Film, Video, Web Cast and TV Projects.

I offer State of The Art Video Editing using Avid Media Composer. This product / Tool is used on many First Run Motion Pictures and Commercials.

The majority of my assignments are in the field. I have traveled throughout the Midwest including: IL, Ind, Ohio, Wis, Minn, Tenn, MO and I have worked on Sound Stages in Chicago

Wrapped 70 features, commercials and 2 TV Shows since 2012

Sound Devices 788T-SSD Recorder - 8 channel recording, 1/4 terabyte Solid State Hard Drive
Sound Devices 302 Mixer
Return to Camera (wired or wireless)
Portabrace ENG cases and Harness
2 Sennheiser 416 Shotgun
2 Rycote Zeppelins (Wind Block)
2 K-tek 5 section 9'' carbon booms
EV, Shure Interview and Broadcast mics
Shure SM7 VO mic
Many Other Mics To choose From
2 Lectrosonics 400 series Wireless Systems Blocks 19,24
HM transmitter, Countryman b3, 152 and Sony Lavs
2 40" C Stands with Boom Clips and 35lb Sandbags

My edit and graphics systems run on a HP desktop computer

Avid Media Composer. (Current Version. Media Composer (MC) will accept any footage from any source and edit to the clients wishes. Even if I get a PAL version and the client wants NTSC, I can deliver.

I own over ten thousand Video Effects, Backgrounds, Lower Thirds, that can be used in any situation. As an example, Some Internet based News, programs, use these effects in their broadcasts. If you want it, I will deliver!!

I have been in the industry since 1989.


Audio - Big R Department Store Audio - Mc Donalds Audio - The History Channel "The Universe- Constellations Audio - Estee Lauder Audio - Revlon Audio - Mark Herlinger Productions, (Denver) Audio - Blue Damen Pictures "Recalculating" Audio - Sigsalyentertainment " Fate Accompli" Audio - The Throwaways Audio - Nothing More To Be Said Audio - Easy Abbey Audio - 197 Camera /Audio - Comic Relief Audio - Various Shorts For Local Film Companies Audio - The Scott Emo Show Audio - The Martyr Audio - Cash and Quinn GE Healthcare - Audio for Animation Wits End Productions - Audio for film project Distant Star Productions - Audio for movie project "Forgiven" Audio - P.Grajnert Productions - Interview with Warsaw Uprising of 1944 sur Audio- Walmart Spot Audio - Kraft Foods Set up for Commercial Audio - Mars Candies In house interviews Audio - Nike commercial


Over 200,000 SFX, Music Beds, Ambient Music Video Devices Pixe7 digital 4K Video/Audio Recorder w 1/4 terabyte solid state hard drive (will record up to 2 hours (I have 2 dreives) Vinton 3 wheel dolly Sachtler 8 series tripod Canon XLH1 HD /SD Camera Sound Devices 788T-SSD- Recorder Sound Devices 302 -Mixer 2 Sennheiser 416 Shotgun EV RE-50 - interview mic Portabrace ENG cases and Harness 3 Lectrosonics 411a - 401 Systems one with HM Transmitter, two with lav 2 Rycote Zeppelins (Wind and Machine Noise Block)