Award winning video producer and editor toeing the line between art house and commercial, with work that ranges from multi-million dollar video partnerships for brands such as Revlon, Loft, and H&M, to music videos that premiere #1 on MTV. Can also name all of Godzilla's adversaries in chronological order.
Hearst Digital Media 2015 - Freelance Branded Content Preditor
-Produced / edited beauty and appliance programs for Panasonic
Refinery29 2012 - 2015 - Senior Video Editor / Freelance Producer
-Produces / edits weekly comedy series '5 Phases' (200k views)
-Produces / edits weekly product tutorial and review series 'Test Lab'
-Produced / edited sold content video campaigns for Timberland Boots, Amazon.com, and Ann Taylor Loft -Produced / edited music video features for Deerhoof and Lowell.
-In the span of two years, edited more than 30 videos a month in the realms of fashion, beauty, and lifestyle, including editorial and sold content features for brands such as Dior, Revlon, H&M, Samsung, Baileys, Neutrogena, Cadillac, Sorel, Almay, Maybelline, and a variety of related brands.
-Edited pitches and sizzles for multimillion dollar brand deals.
-Oversaw all video content edits, including in house staff and freelancers.
Parthe Productions - 2010 to 2013 - Video Editor
-A variety of commercial web spots including Toll Brothers and Kohler.
-Received Gold Award from Ad Club for series of commercials for St. Paul Children's Hospital.
Freelance - 2007 to current - Video Editor / Director
-A variety of music videos and smaller projects, some of which have premiered on MTV, HuffPost, AOL Spinner, and Pitchfork.
-Producing - taking a project from conception to completion, including budget tracking, location scouting,crew booking and management, creative direction, and overall delegation of work.
-Editing - Professionally trained in Adobe Creative, including Premiere Pro CC 2014, After Effects CC 2014, and Photoshop. Educated in Final Cut Pro by Award winning Czech filmmakers. 10 years overall editing experience. Multicam, linear, nonlinear, working with RED files, MTS, MXF, and a variety of other formats. Experience in running native video platform for online media, BrightCove and Ooyala, including uploading, converting, and embedding. Color correction, audio mixing, mastering.
-Shooting: Canon Mark III and Panasonic GH4.
University of Minnesota 2009 - Minneapolis, MN
-Summa Cum Laude B.A., Studies in Cinema / Media Culture
FAMU Film and Television University 2008 - Prague, Czech Republic
-Graduate International Program studying under Academy Award winning Czech filmmakers. -Mentorship/Practicum in Directing, Cinematography, Sound Design and Editing
I have been in the industry since 2003.