Chris Sanders

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Nashville, Tennessee

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Summary:

Dedicated and reliable audio/video production specialist with an eye for detail and comprehensive experience with all aspects of audio and video production. Self-starter and team player with a strong work ethic, problem solving, and organizational skills. Proven ability to handle a variety of simultaneous projects and work under high-pressure deadlines.

Audio Portfolio and Video Demo Reel available at: www.sandersaudio.com

Experience:

Audio/Video Production Engineer 01/2005 to Present
Sanders Audio and Video – Antioch, TN

• Provided professional quality audio and video recording services to musicians and filmmakers in building successful and continuing relationships between the studio and its clients.

• Negotiated rates, scheduled studio time and daily itineraries for artists and clients including National Public Radio, Lakeshore Christian Church, The Center For Disease Control, Music City Roots, Michael Martin Murphy, Townsquare Pictures, The Nashville Symphony, Billy Hardwick Jr., Jewel Lucien, Charles Walker and The Cobbwebs.

• Built an in-home recording and video studio with consideration for control room, isolation booth, digital audio workstation, wiring and signal flow and was responsible for all technical components related to running a studio.

• Managed all aspects of video production for feature length film, documentary, music video and live performance projects and handled video post-production projects including editing, special effects, motion graphics and audio post-production.

• Managed recording sessions for music and video clients for multiple projects, logging nearly 5000 hours of engineering, recording, editing, mixing and mastering.

• Served as ProTools engineer for multitrack recording, editing, and vocal correction using modern recording techniques including mic placement, recording system setup and operation during sessions.

• Successfully combined the art of recording and videography with advanced computerized techniques and successfully delivered commercial and non-commercial projects on a deadline.

• Performed maintenance of recording and electronic equipment including installation, configuration and repair of computer hardware and software, audio interfaces, studio monitors, HD cameras, microphones and wiring.

Graduate Intern 08/2014 to 12/2014
Digital Audio Post – Nashville, TN

• Engineered audio post production specializing in audio editorial, re-recording to picture, live
concert re-mix and sweetening, sound design, voice over recording, music recording, ADR
recording, Foley recording, audio restoration, and audio forensics.

POS Field Service Technician 01/2001 to 01/2005
Optimal Robotics/Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc. – Nashville, TN

• Installation, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing components of POS network systems
including routers, cash registers, bill/coin acceptors/dispensers, printers, touchscreen monitors,
UPS’s, and PDA's.

Senior Help Desk Technician 01/1999 to 01/2001
Dell Computer Corporation – Nashville, TN

• Provided phone technical support for desktop and portable computers

Education:

Master of Fine Arts: Recording Arts and Technology Dec 2014
Middle Tennessee State University - Murfreesboro, TN GPA: 3.7

Bachelor of Music: Commercial Music in Recording Technology May 1991
University of Memphis - Memphis, TN GPA: 3.5

Skills:
• Audio production using Pro Tools including recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio
• Video production including non-linear editing, lighting, and camera operation
• Adobe After Effects including green screen, roto brush, masking and motion graphics
• Automated Dialogue Replacement and Foley
• Vocal tuning/correction using Antares Autotune and Celemony Melodyne
• Live audio engineering in broadcasting and sound reinforcement
• Audio post production for TV / Film / Internet in Stereo and 5.1 Surround formats
• Location sound recording / Boom and wireless lav mic operation and capture
• Film scoring, music composition, production, arranging, editing and mixing
• MIDI music production
• Audio mastering and restoration
• DVD authoring and Video Encoding for DVD and HD video

I have been in the industry since 2005.

Video(s)

Added on 1/12/2017

Saturday

Music Video produced for Marshann Marcum

Credits

April, 2000 — May, 2000

Audio Engineer – Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC

Commercial – National Public Radio

April, 2005 — January, 2017

Audio Engineer – Corporate Worship

Live Event – Lakeshore Christian Church

August, 2016 — November, 2016

Video Switcher – Marriage Seminar

Online – Rock House Center

May, 2008 — June, 2008

Studio Engineer – Animal Disease Webinar

Corporate – The Center For Disease Control

January, 2014 — May, 2014

Producer – Music City Roots

Live Event – Music City Roots

April, 2014 — April, 2014

A2 – Michael Martin Murphy

Live Event – Franklin Theatre

June, 2015 — July, 2015

DVD Authorer – The Secret Handshake

Commercial – Townsquare Pictures

August, 2008 — October, 2008

Audio Engineer – Acoustic Blues

Commercial – Charles Walker

January, 2016 — November, 2016

Audio Engineer – The Day Merle Haggard Died

Commercial – Billy Hardwick Jr.

August, 2015 — December, 2016

Audio Engineer / Video Editor – Missing Michael

Commercial – Posen Productions

July, 2016 — August, 2016

Videographer/Editor – Saturday

Music Video – Marshann Marcum

August, 2015 — August, 2015

Boom Mic Operator – Father, Son & Holy Moses!

Commercial – Mitch Emoff

Clients

Nashville Symphony Posen Productions Mitch Emoff Townsquare Pictures Billy Hardwick Jr. Charles Walker Michael Martin Murphey Music City Roots Rock House Center Center For Disease Control Lakeshore Christian Church National Public Radio

Gear

Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 Gigabyte GA-EX58A-UD3R Motherboard i7 920 Quad-Core Processor O/C 4.0 GHz Pro Tools HD 10.3.9 & Pro Tools HD 11.2.1 MacBookPro I7 / Mavericks Event 2030/2020 Active Monitors Alesis DM 10 Electronic Drums Gretsch Tennessean Guitar Rickenbacker 360 12-String Guitar Hofner 200/1 Bass Guitar Epiphone Bass Guitar Ibanez 12-String Acoustic Guitar Takamine 6-String Acoustic Guitar Wurlitzer Upright Piano M-Audio Keystation Pro 88 MIDI Controller VOX Valvetronix AD120VTX Guitar Amplifier Leslie 147RV Speaker Shure KSM44 Microphone

Awards

Audio Production Award 2 consecutive semesters University of Memphis Dean's List 3 semesters University of Memphis

Associations / Organizations

BMI MTSU