highly skilled professional in varied aspects of entertainment
TV, Film and the Internet
Development through Technical Execution
experience in Hollywood in varied positions of the film and TV
production, including directing, editing, post-production
supervisor, event managing and associate producing.
Responsibilities included management of post-production staff and
vendors, production budgeting, event planning.
experience working for post-production equipment manufacturers:
Lightworks, Tektronix and Avid, as R&D consultant, customer
support representative (supporting editors), and field support
engineer. Specialized in crises control. Additional experience in
websites design, Photoshop, and NT platform web servers.
Skilled on many Avid platforms and effects plugins including
Symphony. Owner of Avid Express DV Pro system.
experience in Theatre as a designer, technical director and house manager.
experience in creation and management of Internet websites,
including artistic and technical design, content and database
development, and staff management. Founded Salsaweb.com, the
first and largest website dedicated to Salsa dancing and music.
experience designing DVDs and other multimedia productions.
Director - Troubadour Theatre Company
Designed Sound and Video for the critically acclaimed comedy
"It's a Stevie Wonderful Life" that premiered at Garry
Marshall's Falcon Theatre, December 2003.
Coordinator for ABC, TV's Veritas: the Quest
Supervised and coordinated post production for the TV Series in
Los Angeles. Utilized Media.net services to enable real time video
collaboration between the Canadian and Los Angeles offices.
Production Manager of the 3rd and 5th Annual West Coast Salsa
Congress Responsible for designing and building a 2300 seat
theatre tent, lighting, sound and professional video production.
Produced and Edited the 2001, and 2003 West Coast Salsa Congress
Videos, as well as the 1999 - 2002 Best of DVD for Albert Torres
Director of Post
Production for Dominion Entertainment and Framework Media Group
Responsible for Post Production on in-house feature film
productions. Managed media property for domestic and foreign
delivery, as well as produced an designed consumer released DVDs
for domestic distribution.
on "The Back Lot Murders"
Edited additional scenes along with editor Peter Devaney
Webmaster of Salsaweb.com 1996 - 2001
Managed site content including graphic and theme design.
Experienced in all aspects of website operations. Knowledge of
latest technologies. Annual attendance at industry seminars and
exhibitions: Streaming Media, Internet marketplace, ITS, NAB,
SIGGraph and Microsoft Developers Forum.
Maintained knowledge base for
Lightworks and Tektronix editing products. Supported customers by
phone and on-site when needed. Headed the Lightworks product
Crisis team. Designed the customer support team office. Developed
call tracking software. Trained on multiple computing platforms:
Unix, NT and Macintosh. Trained on fiber channel network design
and implementation, Grass Valley Profile PDR products, Avid
Editing systems; Composer, Express, Symphony, Newstar, and
Editstar. Additional training on Microsoft NT. Avid Certified
Support Representative (ACSR) 1998-2000.
Editor/Post Supervisor/Associate Producer 1986-1997
Many TV shows including three seasons on Law & Order, movies of
the week and pilots.
Lightworks Assistant Editor
Feature films including Less than Zero, Anaconda, The Fan,
Heat, Mimic, and The Juror.
TV - directed and edited Siggraph TV, '97 Convention.
MTV Movie Awards, MTV Music Video Awards - Assisted Press
department in organization and operation of Press related
activities, including talent logistics, in venue photographer's
liaison and media outlet liaison.
Nickelodeon's The Big Help - talent coordinator and press liaison.
MTV Press Department - Edited promotional press kits for in house.
Los Angeles Woman's Foundation - Production services for fund
Teachers for America - Theatre productions services for various
Los Angeles Unified School District - Taught TV production/post
production class to 11th and 12th grade