Summary

Post-production ninja with expert level skills in Premiere, After Effects, and FCP. Fast, stylish, and technical editor with a narrative eye and ten years experience editing for TV, theaters, and advertising. www.grand-pics.com.

Credits

1/05 – Current

Lead Editor (Freelance '04 - present) – Grand Pictures

Details
1/05 – Current

I created a video production company while in college where I did event video as well as ads and narrative films. I wrote and directed two features while I was in college, the second of which went on to play festivals and won best director at the Minneapolis Underground Film Festival. I then transitioned to larger productions and to freelancing including for the television series Yokal Sports (sic) and later for Best Buy while still continuing to take other projects. In that time edited and created motion graphics for dozens of companies in addition to Best Buy including The Minnesota Twins and Rockstar Energy Drinks. I also directed, DP'd, and edited narrative and short documentary films in addition to the music videos, ads, and corporate videos.

8/13 – 8/15

Lead Editor (Best Buy "Quick Looks") – 1Light Films

Details
8/13 – 8/15

Lead editor/compositor working with FCP, Premiere, and After Effects. Served as consultant to the director and DP on set to ensure that various post effects would be executed correctly such as tracking images onto phones and TVs, and also making sure the greenscreen composite would be successful. Was responsible for QC'ing edits from a second editor on my team. Each week I would deliver ten segments then take notes from Best Buy creative directors for revisions before compositing the videos and taking notes again on the final look.

8/11 – 1/12

Editor – Yokal Sports Sports Report (sic)

Details
8/11 – 1/12

Lead editor on sports news TV series. I was tasked with editing one sequence per week and also compiling the sequences from the other editors into the final episode. I was also expected to find opportunities for humor within my segment and source stills and clips to supplement the studio footage.

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My Gear

  • Sony A7s
  • MAC PRO
  • Canon C100
  • Sennheiser Lavs
  • Sennheiser ME66
  • Sachtler FSB 8
  • Lomo Squarefront anamorphic Lenses 35mm 50mm 80mm

Skills

  • Directing
  • editor
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Director of Photography
  • After Effects
  • Fcp
  • Lighting
  • Motion Graphics
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • compositing
  • Adobe CC
  • Rendering
  • Rigging
  • OSX
  • Maya
  • Zbrush
  • 3D Modeling
  • Animator
  • Chroma Key
  • 3d Animator
  • Sculpting
  • Greenscree
  • Texturing 3D models
  • Topogun