My name is Lauren Helms, and I am searching for a great opportunity to build my experience in post production. Looking forward to the journey!!


6/14 – Current

Editor (AVID) River Haven

Reality/Doc (TV) Details
6/14 – Current

- Gather/Ingest media - Organize clips - Build Story through rough cuts - Trimming - Transitions - Grouping and Syncing - Titles - Color Correction - Audio Mixing

2/11 – 4/14

Still Photographer (Senior Photographer and Lead Editor) Various Projects

Live / Special Event (TV) — Lauren Melisse Photography Details
2/11 – 4/14

• Self started company, continuously working to increase clientele • Able to network and build relationships • Ensure client satisfaction, and consistently provide a professional experience • Maintain library of archived work • Enhance photos with great attention to detail, with specialty in macro-nature • Experienced editing on multiple programs

9/13 – 11/13

Post Production Assistant (Night) Garden Grove News

Reality/Doc (TV) — City of Garden Grove Details
9/13 – 11/13

• Checked in daily deliveries and logged all footage coming in from the field • Held meetings with team to ensure creative needs were met • Logged and maintained database for B-Roll footage • Promoted from Intern to Post PA after 3 months • Made occasional runs as needed • Helped AE with grouping/syncing footage

2/13 – 4/13

Intern Various Events

Film (Theatrical) — Apartment 3B Details
2/13 – 4/13

• Made runs for a variety of reasons (delivering scripts, gifts, etc.) • Screened incoming scripts, and generated a review for producer • Researched costumes/sets for period piece project • Organized and created inventory system for all incoming/outgoing products


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Class of '12

University of California - Santa Cruz

Bachelor of Arts in Film and Digital Media
Class of '08

Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

Associate of Arts Film/Television Production

Video Symphony

Editing Certificate