Career Profile

Motivated, experienced and creatively driven, I have spent over 15 years in film and video production. Bringing knowledge and passion to the creative process with an emphasis on video editing, music composition, and studio management.

Producer, Senior Video Editor - Black Buddha (April 2016 - Present)

  • Supervise the creation of weekly web content, both branded and promotional, for Black Buddha’s publication

  • Oversee licensed Black Buddha content with various partnerships (CNN, TripAdvisor, Elite Daily, Hong Kong Tourism Board)

  • Compose musical accompaniment for Black Buddha content

  • Work with remote music producers to assemble Black Buddha “albums”

  • Manage brand and content assets across YouTube, Facebook, WordPress, and other platforms

  • Maintain and track expenses for both Operational Budgets as well as Field Execution Budgets

  • Effectively and promptly communicate between internal and external parties in oral and written form

  • Assist and support team members by working cooperatively in groups to actively resolve conflicts through tact, consideration and a spirit of teamwork

  • Meet all weekly, monthly, and quarterly commitments and deadlines

Producer, Writer, Senior Editor - Jacklight Productions (December 2006 - April 2016)

  • Write, produce and edit commercials, sketches and digital campaigns

  • Conceptualize and put together all stages of media throughout projects, using story boards, video, motion graphics, still photographs, sound-bytes and voice-overs

  • Oversee the transcribing, logging, and media

First AC, Assistant Editor - Ottimo Films (January 2007 - October 2013)

  • In-house editor, motion graphics artist, post-production specialist and assistant cameraman on the film Oro Macht Frei (2015)

  • Maintained the integrity of the project through balance, continuity, rhythm and pacing while advancing the story line forward

Editor, Camera Operator, Studio Manager - Artisan NY Productions (June 2004 - January 2012)

  • Produced, filmed, and edited corporate videos, promos, and events

  • Supervised editors on and off-site, as well as expert assistance to the director of photography and producer

  • Managed all administrated-related duties: budgeting, scheduling, data entry

Credits

Camera Operator, National Basketball Association (2014) - Digital player interviews

First Assistant Camera, Assistant Editor: Oro Macht Frei (2013) Feature-length documentary, chronicling the Roman Jewish experience during the Nazi occupation of Rome

Editor & Motion Graphics Artist: Chobani: "Design of a Physical Space" (2011) - Concept video for the design team

Editor, Camera Operator: No Excuse For Abuse (2012) - Documentary short on dating abuse

Second Assistant Camera: Confined (2010) - Horror short

Digital Image Technician: Off Madison (2009) - Unaired Ad agency sitcom pilot

Director, Editor, Cinematographer: Another Evening (2006) - Documentary short featuring the Bill T. Jones & Arnie Zane Dance Company

Production Assistant: I Am Legend (2007) - Feature-length science fiction film

Awards

"Best International Documentary Film" Oro Macht Frei - Garden State Film Festival, 2015

Skills

  • Premiere Pro CC

  • Final Cut Pro

  • Photoshop CC

  • After Effects CC (Motion Graphics, Boris, Primatte)

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Screenwriting

  • Camera Operator (C300, 1D, 5D MK II, PMW EX-1, GH2, GH4, a7sII)

  • Audio Recording & Editing (Boom Operator, Zoom H4n, Edirol R-44, iZotope RX 5 Audio Editor)