Summary

I hail from upstate New York as a double-bass drummer in multiple bands, in constant pursuit of complex rhythms. As a Union Editor in Chicago, I devise efficient workflows to tell stories in ways which are rhythmically sound. Meheffler@gmail.com

Credits

11/15 – Current

Editor (Premiere) Game Day

Film (Theatrical) — Game Day Movie, LLC
11/15 – Current
10/15 – 10/15

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) Nickmom

Nickelodeon — Internet — The Onion
10/15 – 10/15
5/15 – 9/15

Editor (Premiere) Imperfections

Film (Theatrical) — Imperfections, LLC
5/15 – 9/15
6/15 – 8/15

Editor (Premiere) Maurices - Fall Styles

Snapchat — Internet — Coin Operated Films, LLC
6/15 – 8/15
5/15 – 5/15

Assistant Editor (Avid) My Flipping Teen Pilot

LIFETIME — Reality/Doc (TV) — New Chapter Entertainment
5/15 – 5/15
10/14 – 5/15

Assistant Editor (Avid) Sense8 1

NETFLIX — Scripted (TV) — UNPRONOUNCEABLE PRODUCTIONS LLC Details
10/14 – 5/15

Used Avid script sync to sync dailies for all 12 episodes. Assisted the Dialogue editor by collecting alternate line readings. Created clips to be played back during ADR recording. Checked accuracy of all color conforms and color drafts delivered by the finishing house.

4/15 – 4/15

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) (Canon C500) Simmon's Beautyrest

The Onion — Internet — The Onion Labs / Muster Master Productions Details
4/15 – 4/15

Securely copied all media from camera original CF card, as well as Odyssey 7Q recording dpx files.

4/15 – 4/15

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) (Canon C500) Edge 1

Internet — The Onion Details
4/15 – 4/15

Securely backed up raw media from 2 Canon C500 cameras. Synced audio/video and transcoded for Editorial.

Media

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Education

Class of '11

Columbia College Chicago

Film/Video: Post PRoduction Concentration

My Gear

  • 15'' Macbook Pro 2014
  • 27'' iMac with 8GB of Ram
  • Adobe Premiere CC
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Battery Backup
  • Blu-Ray Burner
  • Card Reader
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • eSata PCI express card
  • FCP Studio 3
  • Shotput Pro

Affiliations

  • Assistant Editor at IATSE Local 700

Skills

  • Assistant Editing
  • Dailies Creation
  • Digital Imaging Technician
  • DVD Authorship
  • Post Production Supervision
  • Short & Feature Film Editing
  • Workflow Consultation