|view videos||Specialized Proficiency
• Avid Media Composer
• Final Cut Studio
• Adobe, (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, etc.)
• After Effects
• Boris Red, Continuum
• DVD Studio Pro
|Summary of Qualifications
|Imaginative and creative editing for video and music compositing and production. DVD and Blu Ray authoring to specification.
Diverse background and experience in production / post-production environments.
Superior media management techniques and organization skills.
|1/20 – present||Editorial Department, American Film Institute, CA
Full-time Faculty Member
|11/19||Freelance Online Editor, 2G Digital, Burbank, CA
Online editor for “Wrap Battle” on the ABC Family Network
|6/16 – 1/19||AVID Media Composer Editor, Toymakerz on Velocity Television Network|
|Editor for the unscripted reality show about team of fabricators making one-of-a-kind 2, 3 and 4 wheel, fun, fast vehicles.|
|2017||Freelance Online Editor, CCI Digital, Burbank, CA|
|Online editor for various broadcast television productions.|
|3/10 – present||Editor, Music Supervision, Motion Graphic Design, DVD Design, Encoding
“What in the World Are They Spraying?“, “Lunch”, “It’s Just Thanksgiving Dinner“, “Brutal“,”The Devil’s Dozen“, “WHY in the World are They Spraying?“, “Africans versus African Americans: Healing The Silent Sibling Rivalry“, “Spirit of Love: The Mike ‘Stinger’ Glenn Story“, “Randy Rhoads the Quiet Riot Years“, “Teacher of the Year” and “Tuff Luck.”
Documentaries, music videos, sizzle reels, actors demo reels, various television/web series and more.
|3/05 – 3/10||Senior Staff Editor, APPLE ORCHARD PRODUCTIONS, Los Angeles, CA
Picture and sound editing as well as audio sweetening and mixing for a variety of projects including documentaries, special events and informative educative material.
|Motion graphics design, DVD design/authoring and all around artistic, creative and technical support.Tools used include, but are not limited to those listed above.|
|1/03 – 3/05||Music Supervisor, FOX/MGA ENTERTAINMENT
|Music Liaison, WALT DISNEY COMPANY
Offline and online editing for a variety of corporate clients for Barrington Communications, The Latino Theatre Company and Urban Farming.
Produced, edited, mastered music and authored DVD projects for clients including: MasterSource Music Catalog, Crucial Music and Northstar Media.
|Graphic Designer, KCET/PBS
Successfully designed motion graphic titles and effects for a variety of promos for on air use.
|3/02 – 12/02||Music Supervisor, DIC ENTERTAINMENT, Burbank, CA
Supervise music production for various animated programming including:
|Movies: Sabrina: “Friends Forever,” Archies: “Jugman,” Treasure Island, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea|
|Series: Speed Racer|
|8/98 – 3/02||Music Supervisor, FOX FAMILY WORLDWIDE, Los Angeles, CA
Responsible for all aspects of music production on assigned shows for The Fox Family Channel, The Fox Kids Network and related associated programming.
Supervise 8 full time music editors and 6 staff composers.
|Program titles included: The Adventures of Mad Jack the Pirate
(International Monitor Award Winner), Michael Jordan: An American Hero, NASCAR Racers, Princess Sissi, Oliver Twist, Flint The Time Detective, Real Scary Stories, Shinzo, Los Luchadores, Transformers, Moolah Beach and Digimon.
|4/97 – 8/98||Creative Director, FAMOUS MUSIC PUBLISHING, Los Angeles, CA
This is the music publishing division of Paramount Pictures Corporation.
|Signed: Montell Jordan, Dropcycle, Todd Smallwood.|
|song deals included the hit singles from Control Machete & Plastilina Mosh… 2 of the most successful contemporary acts from Mexico.|
|10/94 – 4/97||Creative Director, ALL NATIONS MUSIC, Beverly Hills, CA
Responsible for catalog exploitation to artists, film & TV projects and talent acquisition.
|Writer’s catalogs include: Henry Mancini, Mike Chapman, Bob Merrill and Kurtis Blow.|
|Associate Producer: Delfi Does Mancini- “Shots In The Dark,” a CD compilation of surf/lounge artists performing classic Henry Mancini compositions.|
|12/92 – 1/94||Creative Director, EMERALD FOREST ENTERTAINMENT, Los Angeles, CA
Music publishing duties included song plugging, talent acquisition and film & TV exploitation.
|Responsible for developing/signing:
Grammy nominated artists Brownstone (first act signed to Michael Jackson’s record label, MJJ/EPIC Records).
|Activity: Found the song, “If You Love Me” (ASCAP 1996 Pop Music Award Winner), records by Chris LeDoux, Elisa Fiorello, and several European artists. Songs placed in: “Northern Exposure,” “As The World Turns,” “The Guiding Light,” and many other TV programs.|
|8/91 – 11/92||Director, Creative Activities, BOB-A-LEW MUSIC, Universal City, CA
Handled creative matters. Staff writers included: Huey Lewis, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Hornsby, Delbert McClinton, Bonnie Hayes, Tower Of Power, Andre Pessis and Rita Coolidge.
|Songs recorded by Tim McGraw, John Mayall, Huey Lewis, Bette Midler and others.|
|8/90 – 1/91||Executive Director, Music Publishing Operations, A & M Records, Hollywood, CA
Responsibilities involved setting up the department, hiring a staff,
securing publishing deals for A & M artists, acquiring copyrights for
catalog exploitation and developing talent for the label.
|Publishing deals included: Felipe Delgado (writer/producer of the
hit song “Finally,” recorded by Ce Ce Peniston), Adrienne MacDonald, Rappin’ Is Fundamental and Overweight Pooch.
|1987 – 1990||Creative Director, EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING, Los Angeles, CA
Duties encompassed staff writer management, exploitation of catalog and talent acquisition.
|Secured recordings for many artists, including: Uriah Heep, Gladys Knight, Carl Anderson, Ms. Adventures, Allan Holdsworth, Patti Austin and Dave Edmunds.|
|Acts closely involved in signing/developing:|
|King Of The Hill (SBK)
White Trash (Elektra)
Howard Benson (producer/writer)
|11/03 – 9/04||Video Symphony, Institute of Entertainment Media Production, Burbank, CA
Avid & Final Cut Pro Editing, motion graphics design, DVD authoring
|1/81 – 7/85||University of California Extension Program, Los Angeles, CA
Film scoring, conducting, editing
|9/76 – 6/80||Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, Phila., PA
Classical Guitar and composition
|voting member:||The Recording Academy (Grammy’s)|
|The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy’s)|
|Spirit Of Love – The Mike ‘Stinger” Glenn Story|
|African vs African American: Healing the Sibling Rivalry|
|WHY in the World Are They Spraying?|
|The Devil’s Dozen|
|What in the World Are They Spraying?|
|a||Bratz: Starrin’ And Stylin’|
|a||20,000 Leagues Under The Sea|
|Don’t Look Behind You||Patrick Duffy, Pam Dawber|
|Ice Angel||Alan Thicke, Tara Lipinski, Nicholle Tom|
|Michael Jordan.. Road To Victory||Robin Givens, Debbie Allen, Ernie Hudson|
|Rockets Red Glare||Robert Wagner, Marilu Henner, Ryan Merriman|
|a||Sabrina: Friends Forever|
|Till Dad Do Us Part||Markie Post, John Larroquette, Jeffrey Jones|
|Bringing Up Boyz||13||episodes|
|a||Dungeons & Dragons||pilot|
|a||Flint the Time Detective||39||episodes|
|Fox Family Countdown||26||episodes|
|Fox Family High School Countdown||13||episodes|
|House of Pop||1||episode|
|a||Jason And The Heroes Of Mount Olympus||26||episodes|
|a||Living With Lionel||10||episodes|
|Nick & Jessica Family Christmas||1||episode|
|a||Pigs Next Door||13||episodes|
|Real Scary Stories||13||episodes|
|a||Transformers: Robots In Disguise||39||episodes|