sergio castillo

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Sergio E. Castillo
11016 Loma de Color
El Paso, Texas 79934
(915) 208-2326

Education: Graduated in 2008 from the University of Texas at El Paso with a
B.A. in Media Advertising with a Minor in Spanish.

Experience: July 2015 to Present: CBS / Telemundo Sr. Commercial Producer. Provide creative input to develop professional commercial spots. To met the Client's and Account Executives needs. Go on location to record.

2001 to 2015: Entravision Channel 26 El Paso
Technical Director: I am responsible for all the technical aspects for fast-passed live newscasts. I make the calls and switch videos, camera shots, audios that go on the air working on a minute-to-minute based tight
deadlines.. I am also in charge of the technical crew. At the same time I
must have extensive communication with producers and other team
members when last minute changes occurred to prevent any error to appear
on the air.

News Promotions: I produce, videotape, edit, create special effects and animations for news promotions spots for KINT Channel 26. Went with anchors to numerous locations here in El Paso to produce spots that
catches and reaches the interest of our community. Assisted in annual campaign called "Toys for Tots with Aldo Acosta" for more than 5 years.

September 2010 to March 2011 Border Lights
I was one of the producers for a weekly local television entertainment show which aired on Univision. I went to Ciudad Juárez and Puerto Peñasco México to record a variety of segments, but most of the shows were video tapped here in El Paso. Also, I my obligations included to edit and provide and developed the creative ideas such as graphics and animations for the show.

July 2010 to Present. Freelances Video and Editing Productions
Produced numerous advertising spots for local business, recorded and edited short documentaries for The Pan American Health Organization, for which I traveled to Cd. Juárez, México, and other El Paso, Tx. close areas. Assisted with the editing for local independent television shows.

Awards: August 2015, EMMA Award winner and Lone Star EMMY Nominee for 2014 World Cup Promotion Spot. 2006 Emmy Award and New Mexico winner AP for Best Editor for special series called “Esperanza de Vida.” 2008 Emmy Award Nominee
for Best Technical Director. Recognized by elementary for volunteering in
profession-career day exhibition. November 2011 received award for Best
News Promotion by Entravision Communications.

Proficient: I own my own H.D. Panasonic camera, editing system and lighting gear. Hardware and software such as: Synergy Switch Board, Mac, PC, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Live Text, Motion, Nexio video player and Inca Chyron Inscriber.

I have been in the industry since 1997.

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