Summary

Adam is a writer, editor and wannabe-director with years of experience in everything from pre-production to post-production for both advertising and entertainment. He loves working hard, but hates writing about himself in the third-person.

Credits

7/17 – Current

Assistant Editor (Avid) – Ignition Creative

7/17 – Current
12/15 – 7/17

Assistant Editor (Adobe Premiere and AVID Media Composer) – Optimus

Details
12/15 – 7/17

Aided assistant editors to ensure seamless and successful workflows | Created, customized and prepped AVID and Adobe Premiere projects based on different editors’ individual preferences | Imported/exported media, transcoded according to specifications | Synced incoming dailies with production audio | Created string-outs and trimmed footage for editors’ convenience | Prepped projects and oversaw delivery to third parties for audio, color and finishing | Pulled archival footage | Conducted searches for SFX and music selects | Recorded scratch VO for use in edit comps | Performed quality control checks on outgoing projects | Uploaded files to FTP and posting sites for client review |

4/17 – 4/17

Script Supervisor – FCB Global (FCB Chicago)

Commercial/Ad — One At Optimus Details
4/17 – 4/17

- In charge of maintaining continuity from shot to shot - Coordinated with sound department to ensure scene/take numbers remained uniform - Noted director's preferred takes, relayed that info to director when asked for reminder - Maintained pristine script notes and liaised between editor and post-production staff - Stepped in to help wherever else possible, including setting up lights and coordinating props

3/17 – 3/17

Script Supervisor – Ben & Jerry's (FCB Chicago)

Commercial/Ad — One At Optimus Details
3/17 – 3/17

- In charge of maintaining continuity from shot to shot - Coordinated with sound department to ensure scene/take numbers remained uniform - Noted director's preferred takes, relayed that info to director when asked for reminder - Maintained pristine script notes and liaised between editor and post-production staff - Stepped in to help wherever else possible, including setting up lights and coordinating props

12/16 – 12/16

Set Production Assistant – McDonald's Corporation (Leo Burnett)

Commercial/Ad — One At Optimus Details
12/16 – 12/16

- In charge of maintaining continuity from shot to shot - Coordinated with sound department to ensure scene/take numbers remained uniform - Noted director's preferred takes, relayed that info to director when asked for reminder - Maintained pristine script notes and liaised between editor and post-production staff - Stepped in to help wherever else possible, including setting up lights and coordinating props

Media

  • Scouts Honor (2016 Camp Kuleshov Competition Honorable Mention)

  • The Dark Knight - Chaos Edit

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Education

UCLA

Master's in Film, Theater and Television

University of Illinois

Bachelor's in Communications

Skills

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • AVID Media Composer
  • Cameras
  • Dailies
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Grouping
  • Handbrake
  • ISIS/NEXUS Shared Storage
  • Lighting
  • Multicam
  • script supervising
  • set production assistant
  • Stringouts
  • Syncing
  • Transcoding