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

1/12 – 1/15

Development Assistant – Timnick Films

Details
1/12 – 1/15

Right-hand man to Tom Sternberg, producer of APOCALYPSE NOW, LOST HIGHWAY, THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY and more. Consulted on active development projects, including revising scripts, writing detailed coverage, offering script notes and working with write

1/11 – 1/12

Development Assistant – Original Film

Details
1/11 – 1/12

Assisted CE with script reading, coverage writing, notes on projects in development, coordinating with writers and directors, and general office administration duties.

Media

  • Scouts Honor (2016 Camp Kuleshov Competition Honorable Mention)

  • The Dark Knight - Chaos Edit

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Education

University of Illinois

Bachelor's in Communications

UCLA

Master's in Film, Theater and Television

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