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ExperienceAntonio Scarpitta
Glendale, CA
Email: antonio.scarpitta@gmail.com
Tel: 818.749.2715
http://www.scarpitta.net

TOOLS Motion Graphics/Editing: Apple’s Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Sound Track Pro, Adobe’s After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Avid’s Media Composer,


EXPERIENCE Editor/Motion Graphics Artist, Los Angeles & San Francisco, CA
01/02 to Present

2010
• Editor (FCP)/ Motion Graphics with Carlos Montaner, Santa Monica, CA
Documentary: Cuba and the grand children of the revolution
Director: Carlos Montaner
2009
• Editor (FCP)/ Motion Graphics with Carlos Montaner, Santa Monica, CA
Documentary: "Under Cuban Skies" Workers and their rights
Director: Carlos Montaner

• Editor (FCP) with Dreamquest Productions, LA
Six 30 minute’s episodes: Exotic Worlds with Chuck Jonkey
Director: Chuck Jonkey
Producer: Allan Smith
2008
• Editor (FCP) with Timecode Multimedia, LA
Commercial: Monterey Bay Aquarium
Director: Pavel Cantu

Trailer: Nostradamus Decoded, documentary.
Discovery Channel two-hourTV special.
Director: Pavel Cantu
• Editor (Premiere Pro and FCP) with Gigapix Studios, LA
Feature Documentary: The Harmony Project and The 5th Year
Director: David Pritchard
2007
• Lead Assistant Editor (Avid MC) with Gigapix Studios, LA
Feature Film: Captain Abu Raed
(Country of Jordan’s 2008 official entry to the Oscars for foreign films)
Director: Amin Matalqa
• Lead Assistant editor (FCP) with StressBox, Inc. LA
Feature Documentary: The Garden
(Nominated for an Oscar for best documentary - 2008)
Director: Scott Hamilton
• Editor Preserving the Past, New York/LA
Short Film: The Girls from Ditty
Director: Taylor Whitney
2005 - 2006
• Title Designer for 11;11 Media, Van Nuys, CA
Feature Film: Hoot (NewLine)
Creative Director: Roger Nall
• Editor/Motion Graphics artist for Skycastle Ent. Burbank, CA
:30 spots for broadcast - Spanish and English
Producer: Jessica Badenoch
2003 - 2005
• Editor (Avid’s MediaComposer) with Graff Networks, Marina del Rey
Half hour pilot show for the Discovery Channel
Show: Behind the Garage Door
Director: Clark Graff
• Associate Editor and Title Design Artist, Solvent Dreams, Los Angeles
Feature Film: Halfway Decent
Director: Allan Berger
• Editor and Title Design Artist for independent shorts, (LA)
Film: She’s a Biscuit
Director/Producer: Kristin Palombo
Film: The Classroom
Director: Kristin Palombo
Film: Deadline
Director/Producer: Erica Deonne
• Editor and Motion Graphics Artist for Spanish language music show, (LA)
Show: Sabrosa TV
Producer: Alex Acosta
2002 - 2003
• Motion Graphics Artist at BrainForest Digital (LA), creating animatics for commercials for national spots. Clients included H&R Block, ReMax.
• Assistant Editor to Ian Gilman (LA), editing the Behind the Scenes and The Making of DVD for Hollywood Homicide (TriStar), using Final Cut Pro Director: Darryl Roberts
• Editor and Visual Designer for a 22 min. documentary, PassionMind (SF) on the evolution of consciousness, using Final Cut Pro and After Effects. Director/Producer: Rafael Olivas
• Motion Graphics Artist for a 30-second spot for TechTV (SF), using After Effects, Photoshop and 3D MAX.

Vizrt, Hollywood, CA
Project Leader and Lead Virtual Set Designer, 05/00 - 11/01
• Coordinated virtual set projects for broadcast with clients in New York and
Los Angeles
• Designed and implemented visually-stunning virtual sets
• Supervised virtual production for a show marketed to Spanish-speaking audiences
• Created and managed a virtual set library website to show the extensive variety of virtual sets available to clients
Virtual Set Operator 04/00 - 05/00
• Operated virtual set during live broadcast of the nationally-televised virtual game show Paranoia (Fox Family Channel)
• Set up real-time camera tracking

The Production Group, Hollywood, CA Lead Digital Set Designer
07/98 - 03/00
• Integrated Virtual Reality tools into the broadcast environment
• Designed, modeled, texture-mapped and successfully implemented broadcast-ready 3D sets and environments to use with RTSET’s Larus 3D Virtual System running on Unix

Namco Hometek, Inc., San Jose, CA : Sr. Environment Artist 12/96 - 04/98
• Modeled and texture-mapped different game levels for a real-time 3D video game title aimed at next-generation game platforms
• Animated a wide variety of characters using A/W Kinemation
Tools: Alias/Wavefront 4.3 suite of products on SGI’s O2s, Photoshop
Game Platform: Sony Playstation
Game Title: PacMan 3D

EducationEastern Michigan University
Bachelor of Business Administration, Minor in Computer Information Systems

Computer Arts Institute, San Francisco, CA
Certificate program in 3D Computer Graphics and Animation

San Francisco State University
Multimedia Studies, 3D Animation and Special Effects

The Learning Tree University, Los Angeles, CA
3D Character Animation
SpecialityEditing, Motion graphics, Titles design, DVD authoring, compression
Hardware ProficiencyMAC
Software ProficiencyFCP studio, Adobe suite

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