Summary

James is a US Air Force veteran of more than 8 years, spending his first 6 years as a aircraft mechanic before he transferred to a broadcasting unit where he had his first taste of editing. While in the military, he lived on Air Force bases across the world, from Spain to Japan, giving him a better understanding of other cultures. After his service, he finally decided to fully pursue his passion in editing, attending The AFI Conservatory, he graduated in 2015 with an MFA in Film editing.

Credits

8/18 – 2/19

Assistant Editor (Avid Media Composer) Wander Darkly

Film (Theatrical) — 51 Entertainment Details
8/18 – 2/19

Dialogue Mixing, VFX Temps, Sound Mixing, Media Management, Turnovers, Project Management, Nexis Management,

1/18 – 8/18

Editor (Avid) Torn

Film (Short)
1/18 – 8/18
1/16 – 8/18

Editorial Assistant – American Film Institute

Details
1/16 – 8/18

Dialogue Mixing, VFX, Sound Mixing, Media Management, Project Management, Online and Conform, Turovers, ISIS and NEXIS Management, AVID, Premier, Davinci Resolve, Photoshop, After Effects, Tech Support, Word, Excel.

4/17 – 7/17

Editor (Avid) Lightkeeper

Film (Short) — Giver A Go Productions, Inc.
4/17 – 7/17
7/16 – 9/16

Editor (Avid Media Composer, Davinic Resolve) Forever and Always - Short (2016)

Film (Short) — NYFA Thesis Details
7/16 – 9/16

Editor, Online Editor

12/15 – 9/16

Assistant Editor (Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve) Girls Like Magic - Web Series (2016) (Season 1)

Digital Details
12/15 – 9/16

Online Editor, Titles, Finishing Editor

1/16 – 4/16

Assistant Editor (AVID Media Composer) Your Move

Film (Theatrical)
1/16 – 4/16
12/15 – 1/16

Online Editor (DaVinci Resolve, Easy DCP Creator) The Missing Knife - Short (2015)

Film (Short) — American Film Institute (DWW)
12/15 – 1/16

Affiliations

  • IATSE Local 700 Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG)

Media

  • OK Faces

  • Fata Morgana trailer

Recos

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Education

Class of '15

American Film Institute Conservatory

MFA Film Editng
Class of '13

Long Island University CW Post

BFA, Film Studies

My Gear

  • DaVinci Reolve Studio 12.5
  • Mid 2012 Mac Pro Tower 6 core 32 gb Ram
  • Adobe Suite
  • AVID Media Composer

Skills

  • editor
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Online Editor
  • ProTools
  • AVID Pro Tools
  • assistant editor
  • DCP Creation
  • Avid ISIS Management
  • AVID ACI 101 110 239
  • Avid Media Composer 2018.5
  • Avid Media Composer 8.6.1
  • Avid Nexis Management
  • MAC system Management
  • AVID Media Composer 18.6.1 Editing System