Matt James - Trailhead Post

Freelance Video Editor and Digital Asset Manager

Profile

Freelance video editor and digital asset manager who is creative, efficient and personable. Years of experience in video production, post production, video engineering and customer service, from linear tape-to-tape destructive editing through every version of Final Cut Pro, has provided the technical ability and professionalism to tackle any project in any format with meticulous attention to detail, continuity and quality. Dedicated and reliable, expert project workflow, file organization and media management skills, editor of compelling stories in Adobe Premiere or most efficient tool necessary, natural in Photoshop, color correction, audio sweetening and encoding polished master with closed captions for any distribution. Emmy Award nominated talent with IMDB Credits for HBO and Comedy Central.


Experience

VIDEO MANAGER, EDITOR - ERIK WEIHENMAYER TOUCH THE TOP PRODUCTIONS 2011 - CURRENT

Produce and edit videos, project management, digital asset library management and archive


EDITOR “THE AARON HARBER SHOW” - USA TALK NETWORK 2017

Edit and distribute two broadcast television shows each week on multiple national networks


PROJECT AND MEDIA MANAGER, EDITOR - REMAX, LLC 2006 - 2015

Ingest, organize, edit and archive footage and projects for numerous editors and producers


XSAN ADMINISTRATOR AND VIDEO ENGINEER - REMAX, LLC 2007 - 2015

Manage all hardware and software for 6 edit suites and 7 servers on 96TB multi-volume SAN


FCSERVER DAM ADMINISTRATOR - REMAX, LLC 2009 - 2015

Manage 450,000 digital assets, create workflows and automations for multiple permission groups


EDITOR “SENSORY OVERLOAD” - RAKER PRODUCTIONS 2013

Edit short film that premiered at Banff Film Festival & toured Banff Film Festival Radical Reels Tour


EDITOR “LOS SECRETOS DE MAYA” - SHAUN WHITE PRODUCTIONS 2007

Edit weekly episodic tv show in Spanish language on Azteca television


COLOR CORRECTION “ROSANNE BARR: BLONDE & BITCHIN” - MUSIC LINK PRODUCTIONS 2006

Color correct multi-cam hd program for HBO and national DVD release


ONLINE EDITOR, COLOR CORRECTION “JIM GAFFIGAN: BEYOND THE PALE” - MUSIC LINK PRODUCTIONS 2005

Edit, color correct, then conform hd online master and QC for Comedy Central and DVD release


ONLINE EDITOR, COLOR CORRECTION, MASTER CONFORM AND QC “STRING CHEESE INCIDENT: BIG COMPROMISE-ONE STEP CLOSER” - MUSIC LINK PRODUCTIONS 2005

Edit, color correct, then conform hd online master and QC for Frontier Airlines and multi-disc DVD Release to accompany nationally released One Step Closer album


EDITOR, CAPTURE: “AUTO ASSAULT” VIDEO GAME TRAILERS - NETDEVIL GAMES 2005

Innovative live capture of game footage then edited promos and trailers for internet distribution


Education

Associate of Applied Science in Music and Video Business

Colorado Institute of Art, Denver, Colorado December 1994


Achievements

Apple Certified Professional - Final Cut Server, January 2009


Nomination for Primetime Emmy Award 2006

Color Correction “Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired” - Music Link Productions


Nomination for two Primetime Emmy Awards 2005

Editor, Online Editor, Color Correction, Music Composer, HD Online Conform & Master “Bill Maher: I’m Swiss” HBO Special - Music Link Productions


Denver Video Festival 2004, Bronze Peak Award

Editor “Renaissance Mark: Napa”- American Video Documentation, Inc.


Videographer International Awards, Award of Distinction 2001

Editor “Denver Post Career Fair” 30 second commercial - Bark at the Moon Productions


Basic Supervision Course 1998

Management class given by the American Management Association


Certificate of Commendation from Governor of Minnesota 1990

Stillwater High School video yearbook achieved one of the ten best in the country, of which I was Director, Producer and Editor my senior year in high school


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