Summary

I am a film/video editor with over 10 years exp. I have been running my own Editorial service Kinetic Kutz, cutting mostly short format projects - spots, corporate and branding with a strong focus in children's advertising.

Credits

4/14 – Current

Editor (Premiere/Final Cut Pro) Bloomberg various

Corporate — Sasco Media Details
4/14 – Current

Hired as a Freelance Video Editor on a a day rate. Editorial and graphics on pitch videos and corporate profiles mostly for Bloomberg. Much of 2014 and early 2015 was spent editing an 8 hour e-learning course on the basics of Finance called the BMC, also for Bloomberg.

1/03 – Current

Editor (Final Cut Pro/Avid) – Various Commercials (Various Agencies)

Commercial/Ad — Riptide Films Details
1/03 – Current

Riptide Films is a production company specializing in children's advertising. Hired on a per-job basis as a Freelance Video Editor with graphics and full post-production support. In our ongoing 12 year relationship, I have edited hundreds of commercials and sizzles for the toy industry for clients such as Mattel, Hasbro, Spinmaster, Playskool, Radica, MGA, Toys-R-Us, Swim Ways, Upper Deck, Megabrands, Zing!, Excalibur, Max Tech, Vivitar, Nikko, Topps, Cra-Z-Art and OTB Jeanswear.

5/09 – 2/14

Editor (Final Cut Pro/Avid) – Fisher Price (Young & Rubicam)

Commercial/Ad — Hogarth Worldwide Details
5/09 – 2/14

Hired as a Freelance Video Editor on a per job basis at Level-2, Y&R's in-house post-production facility, and subsequently at Hogarth Worldwide, which acquired the business in 2012. I was in charge of editing the Fisher Price kid-directed campaign on an annual basis, a job running from May to September, usually between 4 and 8 spots. Most commercials were in the Imaginext or Hero World toy line.

9/07 – 4/13

Editor (Avid/FCP) – L'Oreal/Maybelline/Garnier

Commercial/Ad — Kennedy, Etc. Details
9/07 – 4/13

Hired as a Freelance Video Editor on a per-project basis. Kennedy Etc.'s client base was in the hair, makeup and fashion industries, primarily L'oreal, Maybelline and Garnier. I handled editorial and graphics on corporate promos, branding initiatives, instructionals, events, product launches, buzz videos and marketing campaigns.

3/04 – 4/08

Editor (Avid) various

Corporate — CitiGate Broadstreet Productions Details
3/04 – 4/08

Hired as a Freelance Video Editor on a per-project basis, I edited corporate profiles, ventures, charitable causes and buzz videos for such clients as Time Warner, AOL, Starbucks, Home Depot, Credit Suisse and CFSB.

11/01 – 6/03

Preditor (Lead) – Medalist Entertainment/Alliance

Details
11/01 – 6/03

Medalist Entertainment, a subdivision of Alliance Entertainment was a record-label and entertainment entity that dipped their feet in a lot of different areas. I headed up the company's video division responsible for production and post-production. Here I edited concert films, artist promotion, epks, direct-response ads and other long-form content.

4/97 – 10/01

Editor (Avid) – Tapestry Productions

Details
4/97 – 10/01

Began as assistant, promoted to editor. Worked with agencies Posnick & Kolker, Grey Advertising, GFS/Levinson and Griffin Bacal. Editorial on Tiger Electronics, Toymax, Duncan, Hosung and Tri-State Insurance, among others.

1/98 – 1/99

Editor (Avid) Beyond The Pale

Film (Theatrical) — MRG Entertainment Details
1/98 – 1/99

Editor of this feature film "Beyond the Pale" http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118710/

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Education

Class of '94

Hunter College

Bachelor of Arts, Film Production

My Gear

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Speedgrade
  • Apple Laptop
  • Apple Tower
  • Camtasia
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Filemaker Pro
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Flanders professional monitor
  • Mackie audioboard
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Quicktime
  • Samsung monitors
  • Snowball microphones

Skills

  • Animation - Adobe After Effects
  • Color Grading - Adobe Speedgrade
  • Editing - Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Editing - Avid
  • Editing - Final Cut Pro
  • Editing - Final Cut Pro X
  • Filemaker Pro
  • Graphics - Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Mixing - Adobe Audition