Nice Guy for Hire

Professional Experience 

2018 – Present; Buffalo, NY
• Director of Post-Production

Pace Communications
2017 – 2018; Greensboro, NC
• Senior Video Editor & Resident Video Geek
• Edit and develop video content

Mullen Advertising
2010 – 2017; Winston-Salem, NC
• Senior Broadcast Editor & Resident Video Geek
• Edited broadcast commercials
• Produce, shoot, edit short films and online content

Paper Route Productions
May 2014; DIY Network’s “Garage Gold,” Greensboro, NC
Camera Op, “A” Camera

Zebratape Productions/Ma’s Meatloaf
2011 – 2012; “Granted,” Buffalo, NY & Winston-Salem, NC
Co-produced, shot, edited, and color graded Anthony Vescio’s feature film, “Granted

Film Whisperer & SV2 Studios
July 2010 – November 2010; “Hellphone,” Winston-Salem, NC
• Rotoscoped and motion-tracking on VFX shots

Arnold Worldwide
2008 – 2009; Arlington, VA
• Edited broadcast commercials, agency reels and case study videos
• Animated storyboards
• Produced short films
• Digitized and logged footage
• Authored DVDs and compressed files for various uses

Where They Roam Films
March 2008; “Poundcake,” Buffalo, NY
• Created signage, props, and memorabilia as the film’s Graphic Designer

Mythological Beast, LLC
July – August 2007; “The Cuckold,” Buffalo, NY
• Crewed as a gaffer, dolly & crane grip, set designer and graphic designer

Buffalo Nickel Productions
April 2007; “Banshee,” Buffalo, NY
• Responsible for cinematography on a feature film, including overseeing other camera operators and a second unit crew

Bidwell Productions, LLC
January – March 2007; “Discs,” Buffalo, NY
• Produced, shot, and edited a television pilot

3C Multimedia
November 2005 – March 2008; Buffalo, NY
• Produced, directed and edited short films, music videos and TV commercials
• Operated cameras and camera equipment
• Designed websites and print materials

Adobe CC & CS, Final Cut X & 7, ARRI/RED/RAW/DSLR workflows (among others), Blackmagic, SONY, and Canon cameras, Da Vinci Resolve, Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite.

SUNY at Buffalo. Bachelor of Arts in Media Study for Video Production. Music Minor (2006)

Buffalo Dreams Film Festival
“500+ Ride of a Lifetime” – Roswell Park & dPost
• Best Short Documentary

Muse Awards
“500+ Ride of a Lifetime” – Roswell Park & dPost
• Platinum – Best Documentary

Clio Music Awards
“Pure Imagination Project” – Alzheimer’s Association
• Gold Clio Winner for Use of Music

The Shorty Awards (The Best in Social Media)
“Pure Imagination Project” – Alzheimer’s Association
• Winner in Medium-Length Video, Spokesperson
• Gold Distinction in Storytelling
• Audience Honor in Health & Fitness
• Best Social Good Campaign

ActionFest’s 30 Seconds of Action
“Action Figures”
• Grand Prize

The 48 Hour Film Project
2019 “Corporate Clueless” [Buffalo]; Best Film, Best Directing, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Special Effects, Audience Favorite
2018 “Class of ’08” [Charlotte]; Best Film, Best Directing, Best Acting, Best Musical Score
2017 “Get Bent” [Greensboro]; Best Film, Audience Favorite, Best Writing
2016 “Mild, Mild West” [Charlotte]; Best Editing, Audience Favorite
2015 “Gotta Go” [Greensboro]; Best Film, Audience Favorite, Best Writing
2013 “Weight Training” [Greensboro]; Best Writing
2012 “*star” [Greensboro]; Best Editing
2011 “Intent” [Buffalo]; Best Film, Audience Favorite
2011 “Drawing Blood” [Greensboro]; Best Film Runner Up, Best Editing, Best Cinematography
2010 “In The Clouds” [Greensboro]; Audience Favorite
2010 “Fixations” [Buffalo]; Best Editing, Audience Favorite
2009 “The Applicants” [Buffalo]; Best Film, Best Editing, Audience Favorite
2009 “Ivan Pagoda: A Feel Good Story” [Washington, D.C.]; 2nd Runner Up
2008 “Traveling Salesmen” [Buffalo]; Best Editing, Best Direction, Audience Favorite

Bonus Materials
Helped make videos for five successfully-funded crowd-source projects – a film, two restaurants, a UI tool, and a farming school
Personal Heroes: Michael J. Fox & Batman
Owns original pen & ink cover art for Ghost Rider #28P
Interned at the recording studio owned by the Goo-Goo Dolls