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Summary

I've been an editor for 39 years. I've have cut picture & sound, features and TV, & documentariesl. My last 14 years on staff at Sony as the studio doctor, prepping films for the non theatrical market, sizzle reels, screen tests and reality episodes.

Credits

1/14 – 2/14

Post Production Supervisor Assault on Precinct 13

Film (Theatrical) — CKK Productions Details
1/14 – 2/14

Produce new elements for a re-release of the original John Carpenter film, including making new digital masters, M&E, dialogue continuties and CPK.

2/99 – 4/13

Editor (Avid) – Sony Pictures Entertainment

Details
2/99 – 4/13

Was the doctor on the lot. Re-cut troubled films for their theatrical release. Prepared features for the non-theatrical market. Recut over 700 films for TV and airline sales which included picture, music and sound editing as well as mixing the sound to the final mastering. Cut screen tests, sizzle reels, reality episodes. Basically anything that any exec threw at me. I did my own music and sound works as well -- including editing, mixing, and finishing.

9/09 – 9/10

Director (Writer, editor, composer) Not Your Time

Film (Short) — Mission Filmworks LLC Details
9/09 – 9/10

Short film I wrote, directed, composed and edited. Winner 3 our of 20 festivals. Released in 100 theatres in US October 1012 (through Shorts International and Magnolia Films) . Currently on iTunes. Soundtrack to be available on Amazon and iTunes June 2013. SELLING ON iTUNES under the name STARTS IN SHORTS 2012. (4th film of a 7 short anthology.)

2/03 – 4/03

Director (Editor (Avid)) BIG BROTHERS HONOR JAMES HONORE DOCUMENTARY

Reality/Doc (TV) — Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. Details
2/03 – 4/03

Direct footage of James Honore, the Executive Vice President of Sony Pictures Post Production and produce a comedic documentary of his life, showing how it led to him helping the Jewish Big Brothers of Los Angeles acheive their dreams.

2/02 – 4/02

Director (Script the unscripted material) BURT LANCASTER DOCUMENTARY

Reality/Doc (TV) — Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. Details
2/02 – 4/02

Find film clips and create a documentary for the opening of the BURT LANDCASTER THEATRE on the Sony Lot.

1/99 – 2/99

Editor (Avid) Foolish

Film (Theatrical) — Artisan Entertainment Details
1/99 – 2/99

I recut the picture and music to make the movie make sense so it was releasable.

9/97 – 7/98

Editor (Avid) A NIGHT AT THE ROXBURY

Paramount Pictures — Film (Theatrical) — Paramount Pictures
9/97 – 7/98
4/96 – 6/97

Editor (Avid) Clueless 1

ABC — Scripted (TV) — CBS Paramount TV Details
4/96 – 6/97

Cut PILOT and 1st season of the series.

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Education

Class of '07

CORDON BLEU - PARIS CAMPUS

French Cuisine Certificate
Class of '84

AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE

Directing Fellow
Class of '75

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

BFA - Film editor, writer, director
Class of '72

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Composition Major
Class of '71

PERFORMING ARTS HIGH SCHOOL

Musical Composition Major

Affiliations

  • AMPAS
  • Dramatist Guild of America
  • Local 700 Editor's Guild
  • SAG
  • WGAW

Skills

  • 2nd Film Editor - THE BREAKS
  • Artisan Pictures
  • Audio Post Production
  • Avid
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Comedy
  • Commercials
  • Creative Writing
  • Entertainment
  • Feature Films
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • HD Video
  • Music
  • Music Videos
  • Musical Theatre
  • New Media
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films
  • Sound
  • Sound Editing
  • Television
  • Theatre
  • Video
  • Video Production
  • Voice Over