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Benjamin Rapoport

Qualifications:
Eighteen years experience in the Entertainment sector working in film and TV production. My experience includes Producing, Directing, Shooting, Editing, and Post-Production Supervising.

Work experience:
• 16 years working as assistant editor on non-linear and film for Features and Television.
• Six years working for non-linear editing equipment manufacturers: Lightworks, Tektronix and Avid Technology, supporting editors.
• Film editing; including film matchback, cutlists, optical and VFX lists.
• Knowledge of post equipment, including BetaSP, DBeta, MiniDV and DVCam/DVCPro Decks and Cameras as well as switchers and effects boxes.
• Networking, point to point video conferencing and MPEG transport appliances.
• Knowledge of video engineering including operation and use of Waveform and Vector scopes.

Partial Credits (Film & TV):

THE ALIBI - 1st Asst. Editor - Feature Film
July’ 04 – Oct’ 04, THE ALIBI PRODUCTIONS, LLC

MOJAVE – 1st Asst. Editor - Feature Film
Jan ’04 – Jun '04, MOJAVE PRODUCTIONS, INC., Peter Devaney (Editor)

VERITAS, THE QUEST– Post Production Supervisor/Coordinator – TV Series
Sep ’02 – April ‘03, TOUCHSTONE TELEVISION / ABC

GANGLAND – Director of Post Production - Feature Film
Aug ’02 – Sept ’02, DOMINION ENTERTAINMENT

REDEMPTION – Director of Post Production - Feature Film
Oct '01 - Feb '02, DOMINION ENTERTAINMENT

THE BACKLOT MURDERS - Associate Editor – Feature Film
April ‘01 - Sept '01, DOMINION ENTERTAINMENT, Peter Devaney (Editor)


Partial Credits (Video & Theatre):

7th ANNUAL WEST COAST SALSA CONGRESS - Producer/Director/Editor - Video
Mar ’05 – Sep ’05, ATP PRODUCTIONS, INC., 6 Camera Shoot, Edit, DVD Design & Authoring.

6th ANNUAL WEST COAST SALSA CONGRESS - Producer/Director/Editor - Video
May ’04 – July ’04, ATP PRODUCTIONS, INC., 5 Camera Shoot, Edit, DVD Design & Authoring.

IT’S A STEVIE WONDERFUL LIFE – Technical Director - Theatre
Sep ’03 - Dec ’03, FALCON THEATRE, Live 2 Camera Wireless integrated into a stage play

A WOMAN OF VALOR – Video Director & Editor - Video
Sep ’03 – Dec ’03, KEHILATH ISREAL, 4 Camera Shoot, and Edit.

5th ANNUAL WEST COAST SALSA CONGRESS - Producer/Director/Editor - Video
May ’03 – Aug ’03, ATP PRODUCTIONS, INC., 4 Camera Shoot, Edit, DVD Design & Authoring.

MOUTHPIECE: VOICE FOR THE ACCUSED – Camera – TV Documentary
Mar ’03, HISTORY CHAN. / CONSENTINO FILMS, INC., Documentary, Aired: June 17, 2003

3rd ANNUAL WEST COAST SALSA CONGRESS - Producer/Director/Editor - Video
May ’01 – July ’01, ATP PRODUCTIONS, INC., 3 Camera Shoot, Edit, DVD Design & Authoring.

MTV - Editor - Promos
July '99, – MTV NETWORKS (New York), Promo Spots for MTV Communications Dept.

Member IA 700, Editors Guild

IMDB Complete Filmography:
The Alibi (2005) Feature (first assistant editor)
Mojave (2004) Feature (first assistant editor)
Veritas: The Quest (2003) TV Series (post-production coordinator: Los Angeles)
The Back Lot Murders (2002) Feature (associate editor)
Love Kills (1998) Feature (post-production coordinator) (uncredited)
Mimic (1997) Feature (assistant editor)
Anaconda (1997) Feature (assistant film editor)
Point Blank (1997) Feature (assistant editor)
The Fan (1996) Feature (assistant editor) (uncredited)
The Juror (1996) Feature (assistant editor)
Heat (1995) Feature (assistant editor) (uncredited)
VR.5 (1995) TV Series (assistant editor)
The O.J. Simpson Story (1995) TV Movie (post-production supervisor)
Getting Gotti (1994) TV Movie (first assistant editor) (uncredited)
Day of Reckoning (1994) TV Movie (first assistant editor) (uncredited)
Law & Order (1993) TV Series (assistant editor)
Law & Order (1992) TV Series (assistant editor)
The Human Factor (1992) TV Series (assistant editor) (uncredited)
Law & Order (1991) TV Series (assistant editor)
Law & Order (1990) TV Series (assistant editor)
83 Hours 'Til Dawn (1990) TV Movie (first assistant editor)

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