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Creative videographer and video editor with over 8 years of shooting and editing in television and various video formats.
Possesses a B.A. in Studio art and practices painting and video arts extensively on the side. 

Qualification Summary 

  • Two-time, Regional Emmy-nominated video editor, with over 10 years’ experience using Final Cut Pro and Adobe Suite
  • Lifelong video shooter and photographer, competent with digital SLR’s, XDCAMs, Canon C300, Sony FS7, any pro/consumer cam
  • Understanding of complete post production workflow for legal television deliveries and web content
  • Designer – Previous experience in graphic and web design, branding, & print media
  • Work hard – Play Hard; Evening and weekend availability
  • Creative – Abstract painter and video installation artist on the side

Education

  • Millsaps College [ Jackson, MS ] 2006 – 2009
    Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts; Studio Art major with a concentration in Digital Arts
  • Memphis College of Art [ Memphis, TN ] 2005
    One semester of studio art classes

Employment

  • echomech Creative Freelance videographer/video editor/artist (current)
  • MS Public Broadcasting Jackson, MS – 2011 – 2013
    Videographer, Editor – Full time employee in PBS affiliate. Videographer in field, in studio, and editor in FCP facilities.
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  • Shirt Bistro Memphis, TN – 2010
    Lead Designer – Full time employee in T-Shirt, signs, and logo design house.
  • Fusion Entertainment Portland, OR – 2009
    New Media Producer, Assit. Editor – Full time employee in post production facility for international & domestic broadcast television shows, focusing on action sports.
  • MS Public Broadcasting Jackson, MS – 2009
    Paid production intern, working on PBS show, “Between The Lions,” and other MPB shows
  • 4Tell Films Jackson, MS – 2008 – 2009
    FCP editor, assistant videographer, and assisted in motion graphics, designed print ads and web sites
  • Garner Media Jackson, MS – 2007 – 2008
    Lead web designer, using Flash and Dreamweaver. Also created print ads, short animations, and web artwork
  • echomech Creative Jackson, MS – 2005 – now
    Umbrella for all freelance work I do. In the past, I focused on web and graphic design; edgy marketing and media, including video commercials, print ads, billboards, and flash sites. Clientele included the Eudora Welty Foundation, MS Children’s Museum, MS Museum of Art, TALK Dance Co., Jackson Prep, Avalon Image Group, and others. www.echomech.com

Film & Video Production

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  • MOMables” Director, Camera, Editor (Ongoing web videos, over 80 web videos produced, 2014-2016
  • Running Full Out” Camera, DIT (30 min Documentary – Fischer Productions) 2015-2016
  • Southern Remedy” Camera, Color (26 min Documentary – MPB) 2016
  • Rising Above the Surge” Primary Editor (60 min Documentary – PBS), 2015
  • “GoHARD” CoDirector, CoCamera, Editor (10 commercials, 5 Short Web Documentaries – Fahrenheit Creative) 2014
  • “Volunteer Mississippi” Camera, Editor (Presentation Video for MS Americorps, 4 min – Fahrenheit Creative) 2014
  • “Southern Hospitality” Camera Operator (Sizzle reel for Reality TV – Morningstar Entertainment) 2014
  • “Parts Unknown: Anthony Bourdain” Assistant Camera (60 min episode, Travel/Food for CNN) 2014
  • The Ten Commandments” feat. Joan Chittister  Motion Graphics, Editor (2 Disc DVD – 250 min +) 2014
  • “The System with Joe Berlinger” Production Assistant (60 min investigative documentary for Al Jazeera America) 2013
  • “subSIPPI” Primary Editor (Full length documentary) ~in production
  • Walmart LBC” Director, Editor (1 year of regional TV commercials; 30 sec) 2013
  • Lanthanum”  Director, Cinematographer, Editor (music video for Loki; 7 min) 2013
  • Mississippi Roads” Segment Producer, Editor, Camera (4 episodes, 26 min ea., aired 2012 – 2013 on MPB)
  • “Job Hunter” Lead Editor, Camera (4 episodes, 26 min ea., aired 2012 – 2013 on MPB)
  • A Way To Serve” Assistant Director, Camera, Editor (26 min documentary on nursing in MS – MNA) 2011
  • The Challenge of Jesus,” Motion Graphics, Editor (2 Disc DVD, historical, educational DVD on life of Jesus – 250 min +) 2011
  • Special Passenger,” Director, Cinematographer, Editor (music video for AJC; 3 min) 2011
  • Coma Boy,” Director, Cinematographer, Editor (music video for (TR); 3 min) 2010
  • Job Hunter,” Editor (Episodes 4 – 6; MPB show supporting job development in Mississippi manufactoring; 3 ep @ 26 min) 2010
  • Formula Drift,” Assistant Editor, Transcription (Episodes 3 – 11 of International Television show for drifting, the fast growing motorsport in the US) 2009
  • Between The Lions,” Production Assistant (PBS educational show shot at MS Public Broadcasting; seasons 9 – 10) 2009
  • Teal Optical,” CoProducer, Director, Editor (Narrative short with 30 person cast, crew; 22 minutes) TealOptical.com 2008 – 2009
  • The Code,” Creative Director, Editor (Directed 4 camera, in-studio live band performance, interviews, and all post; 6 episodes) thecode.us2007 – 2009
  • Galaxy Express,” Director, Editor (HipHop music video for 7even:Thirty; 4 minutes) 2009
  • Aladandy,” Producer, Director, Editor (Pop rock music video for TTOCCS REKARP; 4 minutes) 2009
  • Leaves Flutters,” Camera, Editor (Experimental music video for TTOCCS REKARP; 3 minutes)  *Won “Ruma Award” at Crossroads Film Festival 2009
  • TEXTWreck,” CoDirector, Motion Graphics (National 30 second commercial; I shot and animated entire piece for 4Tell Films) 2009
  • The Butterflies,” Cinematographer, CoEditor (Short film in Oxford, MS; shot on DV with Letus DOF adapter; 30 minutes) 2008
  • Mal’s Saint Paddy’s Day Parade,” CoProducer, Editor (Organized 3 camera production for parade and interviews; 6 minutes) 2008
  • FREE,” Production Assistant (Two national 30sec anit-tobacco commercials) 2005

Art Exhibitions

  • “TurnUp Services at TurnUp Studios” FIGMENT, Jackson, MS, October 2014 [with daniel johnson]
  • “Front Porch Dance: Gala” – Welty Commons, Jackson, MS, December 2011 [Group]
  • Blame It on The Blues,” MS Arts Center, November 2012 [Group]
  • Nautilus,” Welty Commons, January 2012 [Group]
  • Printmaking & Ceramic Showcase,” Welty Commons, August 2011 [Group]
  • (in)TELETENT” – Senior Art Show – Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, May 2009
  • Indulge The Derivative; Tunneling, Layering, Terrain,” One to One Studios, Jackson, MS, October 2008 [with Daniel Johnson]
  • mixedCore,” Icon Gallery, Fondren, MS, October 2007 [Group]
  • Icon Gallery/Swell-O-Phonic,” Fondren, MS, August 2007 [Group]
  • Jubilee!Jam XX” Collective Art Exhibit, Jackson, MS May 2007 [Group]
  • Millsaps Student Show,” Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, 2007 – 2009 [Juried]

Awards

  • Best Music Video” for “Fallen Star” – Oxford Film Festival, 2016
  • Silver Telly Award” “Rising Above the Surge” – MPB, 2016
  • “Regional Emmy Nomination” “Job Hunter, Unique Manufacturing” – MPB, 2014
  • “Bronze Telly Award” “Job Hunter, Timber” – MPB, 2013
  • “Regional Emmy Nomination” “Job Hunter, Unique Manufacturing” – MPB, 2012
  •  “Sliver Davey Award” (The International Academy of Visual Arts), “Job Hunter” – MPB, 2012
  • Bronze Telly Award” (Low Budget Music Video category), National Television, 2011
  • Best Music Video” Pelican d’Or Film Festival, New Orleans, LA, 2011
  • Silver Addy Award” for Creative Cinematography, 2010
  • The Ruma Award” (Most Promising Filmmaker), Crossroads Film Festival, 2009
  • Best Music Video” Crossroads Film Festival, 2006
  • The Ruma Award” (Most Promising Filmmaker),” Crossroads Film Festival, 2005