About Me

I have a degree in Telecommunications and Film from San Diego State University and I have worked in the field for more than 28 years. I have extensive experience in all areas of audio-visual & video production, using cameras, microphones, Elmo Projectors, video projectors, computers (both Macs & PCs), amplifiers, and video conferencing equipment. Additionally, I have experience shooting, editing, lighting, sound design, VTR, directing, producing, etc. for in-studio and EFP video productions. I have shot and edited thousands of productions including: corporate videos, industrial videos, broadcast television shows, legal videos, sports videos and event videos. 
   Additionally, I have years of management experience working within the video production, legal video and photography industries.
   Specifically, I worked for 5 1/2 years for the University of California, San Diego as an audio-visual specialist servicing the entire campus as well as Scripps Institution of Oceanography and various locations at the UCSD Medical Center. I also worked as Legal Video Manager for a Court Reporting Firm in San Diego for 2 1/2 years producing legal videos such as depositions and “Day-in-the Life” videos for attorneys. Part of my work involved presenting these during courtroom procedures. I am trained in the use of legal video software including: Trial Director, Sanction and Summation. I am also trained in the use of Final Cut Pro, Livetype, Soundtrack Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Production Suite and Avid.

I have been in the industry since 1994.

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