Full Service Video Production
PO Box 1841 -
Brick, New Jersey - 08723 - United States
Pretty much, the work and experience speak for themselves. Please visit my web site http://NGKMediaReels.com and see for yourself. Thanks for your consideration!
|Experience||Invisual DigitalTM is a Trade Mark of Video Arts Systems & Technology, Inc., a New Jersey corporation (since 1991) and an HD/digital media production company. Nicholas G. Koontz, its CEO, is 30+ year production veteran with producing and directing credits in theatre, television, film and digital media. Among his many projects, his resume lists Equity and regional stage shows, a cable series for SportsChannel, Director of Photography for Independent film and contributing his creative and technical skills to countless projects for clients. |
Nick has also served as a freelance director and camera operator for various companies. He regularly works for Staging Techniques Inc. (NYC) and has also worked for Michael Andrews AV Services, Inc. (NYC). Most recently, he was part of the camera crew that shot a special for the Showtime cable network of comedy talent Joe Piscopo at Club Piscopo, Resorts Casino, Atlantic City, NJ, for Metamorphic Films and Management LLC, Los Angeles, CA.
Other notable freelance events over the last few years, which have employed his camera talents, have included the yearly Met Opera Guild's new Mastersingers Series at the Town Hall Theatre, featuring such outstanding artists as Renee' Fleming and Joan Sutherland, to name two. In addition, he's also covered events such as The Best of The Children's Book Awards 2011, and the Toy Of The Year Awards 2010 at Pier 60, which featured Lifetime Achievement Award receipients John Lassiter of Pixar and, postumously, Sam Walton of WalMart fame. Other freelance assignments have included numerous Microsoft PR and corporate presentations throughout the years, including the recent Microsoft Imagination Cup Awards at the Marquis Hotel (NYC) and, previously, the Microsoft Vista release at the Nokia Theatre (NYC), which featured Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Major and diverse industry and cultural presentations he's also covered in New York City include the Infinity Awards (sole camera) for the International Center of Photography (ICP) in 2008 thru 2011, also at Pier 60, which have featured such notable recipients as Diane Keaton, and Annie Leibovitz, as well as the Met Opera Guild's Pavarotti Tribute at the Town Hall Theatre (sole camera).
Experienced in directing multi-camera productions as well as other sophistocated types of productions, such as those incorporating complex green/blue screen techniques, Nick's wide range of technical experience encompasses numerous camera types, formats, models and set-ups, as well as a full compliment of studio and field production equipment and gear. Some of these components can be seen on the Equipment & Resources page of this web site.
As a digital media expert, he has consulted for numerous companies and institutions, configured and troubleshooted computer production systems and provided training on those systems for the Sony National Training Center, Princeton University, AT&T, the City of Philadelphia's Office of Cable Television, DuPont, Connoco Oil, Comcast Cable, and many others. His production skills have enhanced commercially produced CD-ROM titles such as The Amistad Incident, Norman Rockwell: The Man & His Art, Tall Ships - Opsail 2000, to name a few, for publisher Cinegram Media Inc., and he has authored DVD masters for clients and the clients of a major replicators/duplicators. He is also fluent in the latest digital distribution methods and techniques for media on the Internet and for mobile applications. To see some samples of projects and a variety of clips from his voluminous reel, please go to http://ngkmediareels.com/mediareels.aspx. A formal resume is available via a link on this page - http://ngkmediareels.com/AboutUs.aspx.
|Education||Webster University, 1968-1972, B.A. Theatre Arts (Acting/Directing/Speech) Major, English, Music, Art Minors.|
NJ State Council on the Arts/National Endownment Fellowship Recipient.
Producer/Director/DP/Post for "Salt 'n Sea Sportsman" series (SportsChannel)
|Speciality||Director of Photography, Green / Blue Screen Production & Post Technology, Motion Graphics, Music Videos, Commercials, Shorts, Features, and Post-Production.|
|ENG & Studio Configuration of Numerous Camera Set-ups & Operation, Lighting, Audio, Multi-Cam Set-ups & Directing, Teleprompter Set-up & Operation, Computer Proficiency.|
|Adobe CS 5.5 (Premiere, Encore, Soundbooth), Digital Graphic Design, DVD Authoring, Audio & Music Production/Sweetening, Color Correcting, Editing.|
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Submitted by Nicholas Koontz on Nov 2, 2011
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