James Lane thrives in a collaborative environment and is creative, resourceful and proficient in Adobe Premiere, AVID 5/6/7/8 Media Composer and Final Cut Pro 7.


4/16 – 8/16

Editor (Avid Media Composer 8) Nerdstrong Gym

Digital Details
4/16 – 8/16

Edited numerous clips depicting various exercise techniques for the purpose of online demonstration to be added to client's website.

12/15 – 4/16

Editor ( Avid Media Composer 8) Hitting the Breaks (Season 1)

Scripted (TV) — Pure Flix Entertainment Details
12/15 – 4/16

Editor: Season 1, Episodes 4, 6 & 9. Edited episodes starring Burt Reynolds, David A. R. White, Reginald VelJohnson, Tim Tebow and Morgan Fairchild on Avid 8. In addition to Editing, performed Assistant Editor duties such as researching and acquiring stock footage, acquiring and assembling a laugh track, exporting, compressing and uploading cuts for director and producer perusal, and preparing each episode for turnover to the online editors at DPS in Hollywood.

11/11 – 12/15

Editor (Avid Media Composer 6) Professional Actor Demo Reels

Digital — Freelance Details
11/11 – 12/15

Pulling airchecks to acquire content for clients of their various projects, consulting with clients personally, via phone or email, assembling a professional demo reel on either Avid Media Composer or Final Cut Pro 7, and supplying clients with a high resolution, compressed resolution (for internet upload) and a DVD version of the finished product.

3/14 – 9/14

Editor (Final Cut Pro 7) PAM

Film (Short) — Immaculate Exceptions Details
3/14 – 9/14

Edited the short film directed by Kathleen Cecchin. Edited on FCP 7. Official selection of the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival and the 8th Annual Lady Filmmakers Festival.

2/14 – 3/14

Assistant Editor (Final Cut Pro 7) Pam

Film (Short) — Immaculate Exceptions Details
2/14 – 3/14

Assisted on creation of the short film directed by Kathleen Cecchin. Duties included transcoding 100 GBs of Canon 7D footage to ProRes 422HQ, building FCP Pro 7 project, syncing clips with PluralEyes, organizing bins, creating subclips, rough assembly and credits, and exporting final cut Quicktime file and burning BluRay copies for festival submissions. Official selection of the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival and the 8th Annual Lady Filmmakers Festival.

9/13 – 1/14

Editor (Final Cut Pro 7) – Lifetime Promos (Big Picture Group Advertising)

Commercial/Ad Details
9/13 – 1/14

Assisted in the creation of 5, 10 & 30 second Promos for 4 feature films: “Deliverance Creek”, “Flowers in the Attic”, “The Preacher’s Mistress” & “The Husband She Met Online” from Lifetime Network. Duties included studying each feature, choosing and organizing select clips into bin for editor, acquiring music, sound effects and stock footage, conforming the promos to online resolution and rebuilding video effects.

1/13 – 7/13

Assistant Editor (Final Cut Pro 7 ) Book of Daniel

Film (Theatrical) — Pure Flix Entertainment Details
1/13 – 7/13

Assisted on creation of the feature film starring Lance Henriksen and Robert Miano. Created and organized FCP 7 project, acquired temp SFX and music, created temp VFX, and assembled a preliminary rough cut with the director.

9/12 – 12/12

Assistant Editor (Final Cut Pro 7) – Telemundo Promo (Big Picture Group Advertising)

Commercial/Ad — Big Picture Group Advertising Details
9/12 – 12/12

Assisted on creation of a 3 minute Marketing Promo, by transcoding over 1 TB of footage to ProRes 422 on internal RAID, then transferring to the SAN, creating FCP 7 project, organizing bins, analyzing all footage, cutting a rough assembly, creating “selects” sequences for editor and analyzing final sound mix with editor at IPOST.


  • PAM - Short Film

  • Marriage Retreat Special Edition Official Trailer


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Video Symphony

Professional TV and Film Editing

The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Arts Theatre and Drama

My Gear

  • iMac Retina 4K


  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Avid Media Composer 8
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Compressor
  • Audacity
  • MPEG Streamclip
  • Mac and PC
  • Microsoft Word and Excel
  • AVID Media Composer 5/6/8/Adrenaline/Nitris DX
  • Pinnacle Studio 12
  • Wondershare Video Converter Pro