EXPERIENCE
FREELANCE DIRECTOR/EDITOR San Francisco, CA 3/13-Present
·       Clients include Eleven Inc., AKQA, West SF, Yardbarker/FOX Sports, DWA

BBDO, EDITOR San Francisco, CA 11/11-3/13

 

FREELANCE PRODUCER/EDITOR San Francisco, CA 8/10 – 11/11

 

CURRENT TV PRODUCER/EDITOR/SHOOTER San Francisco, CA 3/07 – 8/10

 

·       Rebranded Current’s flagship show, Vanguard – responsible for writing a creative brief for the re-launch of the rebranded Emmy award-winning franchise.

·       Promos producer and editor for U.S. and U.K. networks – produced network explainers, ad sales reels, image spots, cross-channel promos.

·       U.K. Acquisitions producer and editor – responsible for acquiring news content for the U.K. network. Responsibilities included negotiating contracts, producing and editing fast turn around, breaking news content and assisting the U.S. network.

 

MYTHBUSTERS/BEYOND PRODUCTIONS, CAMERA OPERATOR

San Francisco, CA 1/05 – 11/05

•       2nd camera – responsible for providing coverage and support for both 1st team cameras.

•       High-Speed Camera

•       Speciality Camera – rigging cameras in order to provide coverage for particularly dangerous situations/experiments.

 

THE OTHER HALF/INDIRECT FILMS/PIPER FILMS Portugal, UK, US 4/04 – 8/04

•       2nd Unit Director of Photography – filmed all establishing shots, car mounts, and B-roll.

•       1st Unit ‘B’ Camera – provided support for the 1st Unit.

•       Underwater Camera

 

VARIOUS FEATURE FILMS India 9/02 – 1/03

•       Assistant Director of Photography – duties generally consisted of setting up shots with the 2nd Unit,

•       Responsible for monitoring lighting set ups and managing both camera units.

 

4MC UK London, UK 8/00 – 3/01

•       VT Operator – making duplications and DVD masters

•       Assist telecine operators in setting up their machines, recording their output.

 

THE MILL London, UK 7/99 – 7/00

•       VT Operator – General VT Operator duties in MCR.

•       Assisting telecine, Flint, Flame operators.

•       duplicating rushes for edit and telecine.

EDUCATION
ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY San Francisco, CA 1/02 – 12/04

•       MFA Motion Pictures & Television.

 

RAVENSBOURNE COLLEGE OF DESIGN & COMMUNICATION Chislehurst, U.K. 9/98 – 7/00

•       BA (Hons) Professional Broadcasting.

 

ADDITIONAL  SKILLS
•       Excellent knowledge of Macintosh OS X, Final Cut Pro.

•       Proficient in Motion, Adobe Photoshop, Compressor.

•       PADI certified open water diver

 

AWARDS/HONORS
•       Gold Lion Cannes International Festival of Creativity 2012 – The Great Paper Airplane Project

•       Silver Lion Cannes International Festival of Creativity 2012 – The Great Paper Airplane Project

 

References available upon request.

Skills

  • After Effects (Basic)
  • Photoshop (Basic)
  • Premiere Pro
  • Resolve (Basic)

Education

9/98 - 6/00

BA (Hons) Professional Broadcasting at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication

1/02 - 12/04

MFA Motion Pictures & Television at Academy of Art University

  • Updated 2 years ago

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