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Final Cut Pro X First Look Review

Final Cut Pro X First Look Review

I try very hard to walk into everything with an objective mindset, and try to find the pros and have them outweigh the cons.  I have to admit, despite the screenshots I was really excited for Final Cut Pro X.  If you really look at it, this is the first major update that we have seen to video editing in a long time, other than iMovie, and anyone that considers themselves more than just a home movie editor really doesn’t use iMovie.  I will be the first to admit it’s great when it comes to making slide shows for a sequence of still images. Continue reading →

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Education New England School of Com., Bangor, ME

  • Major: BA Communications; Video Production
  • BA awarded May 2010
  • Non-Linear Editing
  • Final Cut Studio Pro 3
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Production Suite
  • LightWave3D 9
  • Sony XD HD Camera
  • Sony 5u/270 HDV Camera
  • Panasonic HVX200/HMC150
  • 3 Point Lighting Techniques
  • Lighting For Chroma-Keying
  • Grass Valley Kayak Switcher
  • EVS Replay System
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
BroadcastExperience WMTW-TV Studio Operator07 / 2010 – Present

  • Run Studio Camera for Newscast
  • Camera Shading for Newscast
  • Setup & Tear Down Studio Between Newscast

New England School of Com. Freelance TD 03 / 2011 – 03 / 2011

  • Technical Directed for live video production of award ceremony
  • Shot Edited Package to air during video production
  • Responsible gathering footage of all events during competition prior to ceremony
  • Worked tear down and setup

Travel Channel – Food Wars Production Assistant June 25-27, 2010

  • Gathered all relevant B-Roll for use on Travel Channel Show Food Wars
  • Assisted in Lighting for Broadcast
  • Conducted On the Fly Interviews, with Respect to Creating a Story.
  • Other Various Task as Assigned by Director of Photography.

Versus TV Network Freelance Grip Spring 2010

  • Helped Coordinate Setup and Tear Down
  • Gripped for Handheld Camera at Center Court

Maine Public Broadcasting Network Freelance TD 02 / 2010 – 02 / 2010

  • Technical Directed multiple high school championship basketball games
  • Assist in tear down and setup

Maine Premiere Lacrosse LLC Free Lance Shooter/Editor 06 / 2009 – 10 / 2010

  • Ran Camera For Training Video
  • Responsible for Finding Shots That Would Best Show Proper Lacrosse Technique and Skill
  • Edited Footage From Multiple Cameras, and Multiple Takes To Create Compelling and Informational Video
  • Designed Website Using Photoshop, Using PHP, XHTML, CSS Intergraded into Open Source Content Management System

WLBZ Freelance Technical Director 09 / 2009 – 09 / 2009

  • Technical Directed live to tape during live award ceremony
  • Responsible for choosing shots consistent with format while director was busy

WPXT-TV Summer Intern 05 / 2009 – 08 / 2009

  • Shot Segments for Commercial Broadcast
  • Edited Segments and Commercials For Broadcast
  • Prepared Content for Web Deployment
  • Created Graphics for Use on Air
Lisbon School Department Technology InternSummer 2004 & Summer 2006

  • Responsible for Preparing Computers for Student Use
  • Designed and Implemented Computer Networks
  • Troubleshooting Different Aspects of Computers Including Software, Hardware, and Network
  • Worked on special task as assigned by administration