Extremely detail-oriented, fast, proficient, and told I am very easy to work with. Excellent multi-tasker, equally comfortable in the edit suite and working with Producers, conceiving and developing new production strategies.
|Experience||THOMAS JOHN WISE|
811 4th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
Cell/text - (310) 601-6019
Web demo: www.EditPacific.com
Emmy Award-winning video editor with 25 years of national experience in major studios and TV networks. Credits include commercials, promos, documentary, magazine format, long format programming, and a feature film. Also experienced in post production management and workflow optimization. Experienced in all facets of post production editing, from offline assembly to graphics placement, show finishing and color correction. Experienced in crew management, media management and network navigation and organization.
Seasoned operator of Avid Media Composer and Final Cut Pro edit systems, Avid Unity, Interplay
Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Flash, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Encore, etc.), Final Cut Studio (Apple Motion, DVD SP, Compressor, etc.), BCC & Sapphire effects plug-ins.
Video Editor September, 2011 - April, 2012
ITV STUDIOS, Los Angeles, CA
Edit show opens, teases and programming for the nationally syndicated television program, America Now with Leeza Gibbons. Collaborate with segment producers, refine scripts, edit video, add music, effects transitions, graphics, perform color correction.
Video Editor July, 2010 - October, 2010
ELLMAN ENTERTAINMENT, Hollywood, CA
Finishing editor - season one of the Discovery-Hub Network show, Pictureka! Performed fine cutting of live-to-tape, high energy, multi-camera competition show. Performed graphic insertion and color correction. Worked closely with producers to ensure optimum quality in all phases of post production. Delivered 60 shows on schedule to network.
Video Editor February, 2007 - March, 2009
HGTV NETWORK, Los Angeles, CA
Finishing editor of the HGTV Network shows, House Hunters, Designed to Sell, and Design on a Dime. Performed graphic insertion and color correction. Ensured that shows timed out correctly and were perfected for network delivery.
Video Editor January, 2005 - October, 2006
DYSON & DYSON PRODUCTIONS, Rancho Mirage, CA
Post production manager of tri-city (Las Vegas, Palm Springs, Carlsbad, CA) video production and internet start-up. Managed crew of six in the Palm Springs office. Traveled as needed to oversee Las Vegas and Carlsbad studios. Established uniform standards of video compression and uploading from all cities. Established media inventory system and database.
Video Editor July, 2000 - October, 2000
PLAYBOY ENTERPRISES, Sherman Oaks, CA
Post production editor of Playboy's Sexy Girls Next Door (reality show). Designed and executed new graphic appearance of show for season 3 and received an enthusiastic thumbs-up from Mr. Hefner. Produced/edited season 3 pilot and three subsequent episodes.
Video Editor September, 1992 - May, 1999
PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION, Hollywood, CA
Video editor of Paramount’s nationally syndicated television shows, Hard Copy and Entertainment Tonight. Worked closely with show producers, fine-tuned narration scripts, performed video editing of show segments, opens and teases. Achieved seniority as the editor preferred by Executive Producers for cutting high-profile show content and lead stories.
Current freelance clients include: Entertainment Tonight, E.T. Insider, The Doctors, Dr. Phil
|Education||Apple-certified operator of Final Cut Pro, via Video Symphony, Inc., Burbank, CA |
Avid-certified operator of Avid Media Composer systems, via Video Symphony, Inc., Burbank, CA
|Speciality||All aspects of video and audio post production, design and creation of titles and visual transitions.|
|Final Cut Studio (including FCP, Compressor, Apple Motion, Apple Color, DVD SP [DVD authoring]), Avid Media Composer,|
|Adobe CS (Photoshop, After Effects, Flash, SoundBooth, Illustrator), third party video plug-ins (CHV, Genarts Sapphire, Boris Continuum)|
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