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Adobe CC (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Encore, etc.), Avid, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro

 

FILM

 

Space Command

Independent science fiction film series

starring Doug Jones, Bill Mumy, Mira Furlan,

Robert Picardo & other sci-fi luminaries.

Created by award-winning writer/director Marc Scott Zicree.

Also edited record-breaking Kickstarter campaign & subsequent videos.

Adobe Premiere (4K RED), After Effects & Photoshop

 

Remember The Sultana

Feature documentary about the worst maritime disaster in
United States history ... that most Americans have never heard of.

Narrated by Executive Producer Sean Astin (2015)

 

Starship: Rising
Starship: Apocalypse

Doomsday: The Fall of London

Indie sci-fi feature films from prolific writer/director Neil Johnson.

Morphius Film (2014)

 

Shotokan Man

Independent animated feature film, directed by Bob Clark (2009)

Also edited animated storyboard (animatic), modified Flash animation and/or added lip sync as needed,

Composited HD animation with 3D Studio Max backgrounds using Adobe After Effects.

(Originally titled Dixie Dynamite)

 

Shorty & Morty

A dark comedy about two misfits who wander into a strange meeting of people

even more misfit than themselves.
Directed & edited by Dave Edison

Written & produced by Eva-Marie Fredric
(12 minutes, 2011)

 

Changing Seasons

Dramatic TV movie, directed by Jason Dallas (2012)

Simba Entertainment / 3000 Mile Productions

 

Last Rights

Horror TV movie, written & directed by Jason Dallas (2012)

Simba Entertainment / 3000 Mile Productions

 

 

TELEVISION

(partial listing)

 

Life Interrupted

Sitcom pilot starring iconic TV actors from the 1970-1990

 

Kardashian: The Man Who Saved OJ Simpson

Sean Penn / El Chappo: Bungle In The Jungle

Reelz network 1 hour documentaries (2016)

 

Last Shot with Judge Gunn

Daytime Emmy winner, 2012

Daily courtroom reality series (2011-2012)

Avid, Adobe After Effects & Photoshop

 

Deadly Paradise

Pilot episode of A&E/Biography Channel Series

 

The Brit List on BBC America

Edited comedian commentaries about celebrities & pop culture, added graphics, prepped timelines for final edit.

Final Cut Pro 7 (2012)

 

Tom Green's House Tonight

Created animated title & bumper graphics for TV & Internet talk show

broadcast from Tom Green's home in the Hollywood Hills.

Watch on YouTube

Final Cut Pro

 

Wolf Tracer Studios

- Animator & Editor -

Believe In Santa (2002)

Wolf Tracer’s Dinosaur Island (2003)

Wolf Tracer’s Dinosaur Island II (2004),

plus promos for proposed projects

Adobe After Effects, Photoshop & Premiere

 

R-NET national cable network

(Avid & D-Vision)

Full Circle (1997-98, daily 1-hour talk show)

The Sweet Smell Of Excess (stand-up series)

Bottoms (reality-based comedy series)

Avid

 

Buena Vista TV / Popular Arts

The Down Low (pilot)

Avid

 

KCAL-LA

On-Air Promos

Immix Turbo Cube

 

Comedy USA

Director, Editor, Producer, Co-creator (1998)

Stand-up comedy & interview series originating on location at NYC comedy clubs.  Guests included

Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Paul Reiser, Larry Miller, Colin Quinn & Paul Provenza.

 

ABC-TV / Andrew Solt Productions

Comedy Club Superstars (1996)

linear off-line

 

 

VIDEO

(partial listing)

 

Dom Irrera - Is This Thing On?

Edited & produced the first DVD from award-winning stand-up comedian Dom Irrera

(limited release 2007, national release 2009)

Also created DVD extras, designed DVD structure & original-release packaging.

Click here to watch samples at YouTube

Click here for before/after demo

Final Cut Pro

 

Tom And Sam Are Stuck

Comedy webseries about Tom & his nephew Sam who rented a discount time machine which
broke down in present day Los Angeles, leaving them unable to return home to the year 2346.

Created by & starring Tom Saunders & Sam Laybourne.
Directed by Michael Jaeger.

 

Emii - We Own The Night

Music video directed by Neil Johnson (2013)

 

Demo Reels

Numerous actors, comedians, singers, dancers, etc.

Samples at Have I Got A Reel For You

 

 

WRITING

 

Steel And Lace - co-writer, sci-fi theatrical feature, 1990

( also seen on HBO, The Movie Channel, Cinemax, Image Home Video & broadcast television)

Wolf Tracer’s Dinosaur Island (animated, 2003), co-writer, Wolf Tracer Studios

Wolf Tracer’s Dinosaur Island II (animated, 2004), co-writer, Wolf Tracer Studios

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (NBC - freelance monologue material, 1992)

Comic Strip Live (FOX - contributing writer, monologue, 1992)

Comedy Express (FOX, Los Angeles - contributing writer, monologue & sketches)

Numerous screenplays & television projects awaiting production (details upon request)

 

 

DIRECTOR / EDITOR

 

Shorty & Morty

A dark comedy about two misfits who wander into a strange meeting of people

even more misfit than themselves.  (12 minutes, 2011 IMDB & trailer)

 

Who's Your Daddy? Chemistry Set
commercial parody for B.E.T. Live starring John Salley

 

Music, comedy, promotional & trailers including:

Thrillseeker music video by comedian/actor Fred Stoller, seen on Free Speech TV (syndicated)

Feelings music video by 1% Goat, seen on Independent Eye (PBS)

 

 

VIDEO PRODUCTION

 

The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show

FOX-TV / Buena Vista Television (1997)

Post-Production Coordinator

Set up department & controlled editing of comedy & other playback video

for 1-hour nationally syndicated nightly talk/comedy series.

Scheduled & tracked three Avid editing bays & two video graphics stations,

created & maintained tape library, generated purchase orders for equipment & personnel,

logged music cues, monitored satellite transmission.

 

The Marilyn Kagan Show

KCAL, Los Angeles

Field Producer/Director (October, 1994 - July, 1995)

Directed, produced & supervised editing of man-on-the-street segments, promos,

show bumpers & video packages for 1-hour daily TV talk show.

Post-Production Supervisor (Emmy Nomination - July, 1995 - end of series in 1996)

Controlled editing; selected edits for content, running time, shot fixes & graphic changes.

Coordinated elements through delivery of final product.

Assistant Director/Co-creator

Second season opening sequence & graphics.

 

The Down Low

Associate Producer

Entertainment news pilot (1996)

Buena Vista Television/Popular Arts Entertainment

 

 

AWARDS

 

American Film Institute’s VISIONS OF U.S. award, co-sponsored by Sony Corporation.

Judged by an industry panel headed by Francis Ford Coppola.

 

Last Shot with Judge Gunn - editor of daytime Emmy winner

Daily courtroom reality series (2011-2012)

 

Los Angeles Emmy nomination (production, The Marilyn Kagan Show, 1996)

 

 

PERFORMANCE

 

(height: 6’    weight: 190    eyes: brown    hair: currently none)

 

TELEVISION
(partial listing)

thirtysomething (three episodes) - ABC

Make Me Laugh - Comedy Central

Comedy On The Road - A&E Network

Caroline's Comedy Hour - A&E Network

America's Funniest People - video finalist - ABC

The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers - FOX

The Late Show Starring Ross Shafer - FOX

Comic Strip Live - FOX

Comedy Express - FOX

Robert Klein Time - USA Network

George Schlatter's Comedy Club - Syndicated

 

FILM

Steel And Lace - Fries Entertainment - science fiction feature - “Detective Sidman”

Home Remedy - independent - comedy feature - “Allen”

 

VOICES

Announcer for The Recovery Network (national cable channel)

Narrator for documentaries including "That Swing Thing" & "Words Not Deeds” (TaDa Productions)

Available voices include: Toughs, dweebs, monsters, clowns, old & young,

robots & computers, animals (cats, dogs, birds, bugs, cows, apes…)

Soundalikes: Tiny Tim, Marvin the Martian, Groucho Marx, Jay Leno,

Gilbert Gottfried, Peter Lorre, Monty Pythons & more.

Click here for voice demo

 

STAND-UP COMEDY

20+ years experience at clubs, colleges, corporate events & cruises, plus TV appearances (see above).

Shared billing with Jay Leno, Jackie Mason, Jeff Foxworthy, Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler, Tim Allen & others.

Click here for partial listing of clubs & other venues

 

RADIO / MUSIC

The Dr. Demento Show

"Babe, I Got A Lobotomy (Just For You)" by Edison & The Techno-Talents

aired on the nationally syndicated comedy & music program.

 

THEATER (& other live performance)

Minnie's Boys (Julius aka Groucho)

The Mad Show (ensemble)

The Fantasticks (her father)

The Threepenny Opera (Mack’s gang member / beggar)

The Real Inspector Hound (Inspector Hound)

The Man With The Flower In His Mouth (The Man)

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (Senex)

Universal Studios Hollywood (1993-2011) Groucho, Dr. Frankenstein, Merlin the Wizard

 

 

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