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Goose Island

TV & Internet Campaign || Assistant Editor | Assist Sound Design

"The Line" | Goose Island IPA



"Anthem" | Goose Island Brand identity | I had a good time with the sound design on this spot

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Category
Commercials
URL
Radical Media site
VSA site
Company
Radical Media | VSA
Date
December 2015

Beautifully photographed campaign shot on Arri Alexa using anamorphic lenses. Directed By Derek Cianfrance, Edit by Jimmy Helton, Music by Craig Sutherland

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Prince

Movie Trailer || Editor

Prince | Distributed by Film Buff and VICE

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Category
Movie Trailer
URL
Vice site
MaD Creatives site
Film Buff site
Company
MaD Creatives | Film Buff | VICE
Date
July 2015

This version of the PRINCE trailer used a similar structure from the producers original trailer. However, we re-arranged the music and recut the picture to be more expressive, particularly for the big finish ending. I completed the minimal title treatment including the background which was mimic to mirror the Lamborghini's door. Copy and Creative Direction by David Pearson and Marcus Almaraz from the team at MaD Creatives.

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Wings Academy

Documentary Short || Co-Editor

Wings Academy | Produced by A76

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Category
Documentary Short
URL
Victory Journal site
A76 site
Company
A76 | Victory Journal
Date
2015

WINGS ACADEMY is a short documentary piece about a highschool basketball team from the Bronx and their journey to compete in the regional championship at Madison Square Garden. I came in on the project toward the end to help Duffy Higgins and his crew at A76 finish it up for internet distribution

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Cathedrals of Culture

Documentary Film || Post Supervisor | Sound Design
Directed By Robert Redford

Cathedrals of Culture | The Salk Institute | Dir. Robert Redford

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Category
Documentary Film
URL
Neue Road site
Radical Media site
Company
Neue Road Movies | Radical Media
Date
January 2014

Cathedrals of Culture is a six part 3D documentary series executive produced by Wim Wenders about Architecture; how the structures we create effect and inspire our lives. The feature film includes, six locations, six building, six different directors. I was post-supervisor and co-sound designer on “The Salk Institute” vignette Directed by Robert Redford.

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The System

Television Series || Lead Assistant Editor

The System with Joe Berlinger

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Category
Television Series
URL
Al Jazeera America site
Company
Radical Media
Date
2014

The System with Joe Berlinger is a eight episode investigative series that dives into the criminal justice system in America. Aired on Al Jazeera America.

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The Russian Woodpecker

Movie Trailer || Editor | Music Supervisor

Touching Home Trailer

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Category
Movie Trailer
URL
Amazon Prime
MaD Creatives site
Company
MaD Creatives | Film Buff
Date
October 2015

The Russian Woodpecker is a epic-scope documentary filmed on the frontlines of the current unrest in Ukraine. I cut the initial versions of trailer and was finished off by another editor. Gorgeous and haunting musical score by Katya Mihailova. The last cue is a library track I found on audio jungle. I was inspired by the Interstellar score at the time. The organ helps give this trailer some ominous dimension. Copy and Creative Direction by David Pearson and Marcus Almaraz from the team at MaD Creatives

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GT Academy

Television Series || Lead Assistant Editor

GT Academy excerpt | Hometown package I helped cut together

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Category
Television Show
URL
Spike TV site
Radical Media site
Company
Radical Media | Spike TV
Date
December 2014

GT Academy is a show on SpikeTV that is one part Reality show/one part racing show. The best Sony Playstation Gran Turismo gamers in North America are brought to the UK to take part in real GT race training and compete for a legit contract to race with Nissan. This is a Hometown (get-to-know the racers) package that I helped cut.

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Ride

TV Promo || Editor

30 second movie promo cut for Canadian television

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Category
Film Marketing
URL
Ride IMDB
Company
Myriad Pictures
Date
2014

I was tasked to take the existing theatrical trailer for this Helen Hunt film and reduce it to a 30 second television spot. This was used to promote the film's release in Canada.

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A Perfect Day

TV Promo || Editor

30 second movie promo cut for Canadian television

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Category
Film Marketing
URL
A Perfect Day IMDB
Company
Pacific Northwest Pictures
Date
2015

I was tasked to take the existing theatrical trailer for this film and reduce it to a 30 second television spot. This was used to promote the film's release in Canada.

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The Strongest Man

Movie Trailer || Editor

This film was part of the Sundance Film Festival 2014 line up.

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Category
Film Marketing
URL
The Strongest Man IMDB
Company
MaD Creatives | Film Buff
Date
2015

Trailer direction by MaD Creatives. Distributed by Film Buff.

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Touched With Fire

Movie Trailer || Music Editor | Music Supervision

Touched With Fire stars Katie Holmes

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Category
Film Marketing
URL
Touched With Fire IMDB
Company
Myriad Pictures
Date
January 2016

This is an existing trailer that I was tasked to change the music and deliver in 5.1 surround for foreign theatrical distribution. I was able to find four new music cues and edit them into the trailer without changing the picture edit.

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5 Flights Up

Movie Trailer || Editor | Music Supervision

5 Flights Up stars Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton and Cyntha Nixon

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Category
Film Marketing
URL
5 Flights Up IMDB
Company
Myriad Pictures
Date
2015

This theatrical trailer was adjusted from the existing domestic version for use in foreign territories. I changed all music cues and made some adjustments on the picture and delivered in 5.1 surround. I also re-made the graphics for this theatrical delivery.

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Electric Slide

Movie Trailer || Editor | Music Supervision

Electric Slide features Patricia Arquette and Christopher Lambert

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Category
Film Marketing
URL
Electric Slide IMDB
Company
Myriad Pictures
Date
2014

This theatrical trailer was adjusted from the existing domestic version for use in foreign territories. I changed all music cues and made some adjustments on the picture and delivered in 5.1 surround. I also re-made the graphics for this theatrical delivery.

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Black Plague

Movie Trailer || Editor

Black Plague features Lena Headey

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Category
Film Marketing
URL
Black Plague IMDB
Company
Lightning Entertainment
Date
2014

I dig the look of this movie. It looks like it was shot on film. I really had a good time crafting the dissolves.

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Victor

Movie Trailer || Editor

The full title is Victor and the Secret of Crocodile Mansion

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Category
Film Marketing
URL
Victor IMDB
Company
Lightning Entertainment
Date
2014

This is a cool looking kids movie. German production positioned like a HUGO style adventure story.

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Dead Drop

Movie Trailer || Editor

Action packed revenge picture

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Category
Film Marketing
Company
Lightning Entertainment
Date
2013

Convoluted storyline but some decent action makes up for it. He falls from an airplane and survives to avenge himself.

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Touching Home

Movie Trailer || Creative Director | Editor

Touching Home Trailer

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Category
Movie Trailer
URL
Touching Home IMDB
Company
Lightning Entertainment
Date
2011

Touching Home starring the incomparable Ed Harris, was picked up for foreign distribution by Lightning Entertainment. We constructed this trailer for their sales efforts at the Cannes film market in France. Classically constructed trailer; the original trailer featured more BTS materials so the sales team needed a classic approach to this piece.

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Chrysalis

Movie Trailer/Teaser || Creative Director | Editor

Chrysalis Movie Trailer/Teaser | Destributed nationally on VOD platforms

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Category
Feature Film Marketing
URL
Lightning Site
Company
Lightning Entertainment
Date
2009

Chrysalis is a movie based on the short story by sci-fi master Ray Bradbury. The film made its premiere on VOD and this trailer was available for pre-buy sampling. The essential direction was to improve on the existing trailer and add more tease/excitement to the sell. Watch the original trailer below.

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Chrysalis Trailer | Original Version
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The Melancholy Fantastic

Movie Trailer & Key Art || Creative Director

The Melancholy Fantastic | VOD premiere and Home Video trailer

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Category
Movie Trailer
URL
Facebook Page
Company
Lightning Entertainment
Date
2012

The Melancholy Fantastic premiered on VOD early in 2012 and this trailer was delivered for pre-buy sampling. The final title lock-up design was also included in the key art (see below).

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Fangoria FrightFest

Marketing Campaign || Creative Director | BTS Producer | Co-Editor

Fangoria FrightFest Campaign | Cross Channel Spot played on local avails

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Category
Marketing Campaign
URL
Fangoria FrightFest site
Company
Lightning Entertainment / Phase 4
Date
2010

Fangoria FrightFest is a collection of eight horror films packaged for Video on Demand release as well as nationwide brick-and-mortar DVD distribution. The marketing campaign is comprised of print and media assets designed to funnel viewers to the VOD category and generate viewer/distributor interest in the films.

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BTS Excerpt "Pig Hunt" | Fangoria FrightFest promo campaign


BTS Excerpt "Dark House" | Fangoria FrightFest promo campaign


Branding Pre-roll Header | Fangoria FrightFest promo campaign


Hosted segment excerpt | Fangoria FrightFest promo campaign


Industry sizzle reel for DVD release | Fangoria FrightFest promo campaign
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Westminster Wife Show

Mockumentary Feature || Producer | Writer | Co-Editor | Marketing

Westminster Wife Show Trailer

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Category
Film & TV
URL
Westy Wife Show site
Company
Medius / Lightning Entertainment
Date
2009

A cocky young entrepreneur shakes up a sleepy suburban town when he transforms a sacred community tradition into a nationally televised spectacle. Directed by Robert Beaumont and Joey Curtis.

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Colorado Horse Rescue

Documentary Short || Director | Videography | Co-Editor

CHR Documentary Short | Excerpt

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Category
Music Documentary, Marketing
URL
CHR site
Company
New Frontier Media
Date
2010

Colorado Horse Rescue is a non-profit organization that rescues, rehabilitates abused horses. This is a Documentary short that was presented as part of CHR’s annual fundraising event and silent auction. This piece helped generate more money and interest in support of these amazing animals. See Below for the full piece and a special salute to CHR's Vet Stacy Bluhm.

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CHR Fundraising Presentation | Dr. Stacy Bluhm Tribute Video


CHR Documentary Short | Full Piece
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DOA

Movie Trailer || Creative Director

DOA | VOD premiere and Home Video trailer

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Category
Movie Trailer
Company
Lightning Entertainment
Date
2008

This trailer for DOA (aka ‘Asylum’) was produced for its premiere on VOD and was available to viewers for pre-buy sampling. This film was also featured on Showtime as part of their regular programming. Trailer edited by Ben Simkins with title design by Phil Wong.

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The Roots

Documentary Interview || Assist. Director | Main Camera

The Roots Excerpt | Concert and ?uestlove Interview

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Category
Music / Documentary
Company
Factory, Grasp, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Date
2003

When The Roots played Red Rocks Mountain Jam, ?uestlove sat down with us to talk about the band's influences and creative inertia. This interview was part of the documentary component found in the feature length concert movie LIVE & ON THE ROCKS. Also interviewed were The Doors, Run DMC, Gov’t Mule, Toots & The Maytals, and Korn.

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Medeski Martin & Wood

Live Concert Video || Videographer | Editor

Medeski, Martin & Wood | "Three Easy Pieces" excerpt

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Category
Music
URL
Grasp Media Site
Company
Grasp Media
Date
2001

Medeski, Martin & Wood were special guests of the String Cheese Incident at their show in Troy, NY back in October 2001. We were there to shoot SCI and got permission to roll on MMW’s set. The result was a 30 minute concert short we dubbed THREE EASY PIECES. Artists and management have approved use of this content for promo purposes.

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Lightning Sizzle Reel

Film/TV Marketing || Creative Director | Co-Editor

Lightning Sizzle Reel | Developed for movie distribution and brand outreach

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Category
Film/TV Marketing
Company
Lightning Entertainment
Date
2011

This is an industry specific or B2B reel developed to communicate the brand attributes of Lightning Entertainment Group. Was designed to showcase the myriad types of genre and styles of Film and TV Lightning acquires and produces. Particularly those that feature higher production value and major talent. Delivered specifically for use on their website as well as social media outlets. A open template version was also created so Lightning could easily drop in new acquisitions and take to trade conventions, film festivals and markets at a moment's notice.

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Brother Tied

Feature Film || Associate Producer | Foley Artist | Marketing | Poster Design

Brother Tied Excerpt | Starring Keith Zimmerman and Jason Hauser

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Category
Film & TV
URL
Brother Tied title sequence
Company
Pope Innocent Productions
Date
1996-1998

Brother Tied is the first feature length film by acclaimed director Derek Cianfrance. It is a masterfully crafted movie that received world wide attention among the independent film community. In addition to helping with production and sound I also designed the main icon used in the poster, as seen at Sundance Film Festival and Daily Variety in 1998.

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My design for the "Brother Tied" poster | published in Daily Variety 08/14/98
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Weather Nation

Broadcast Promo || Writer | Creative Director

Weather Nation Branding Identity | 60 second Broadcast Promotion

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Category
Marketing, Branding, Broadcast Promotion
URL
Weather Nation site
Company
Weather Nation / Performance One
Date
2011

Weather Nation is a weather forecast service based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota and now a channel that can be found on Dish Network. This on-air broadcast promo was produced for their new channel launch and plays daily as part of their regular programming.

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Sialaplex

TV Marketing Campaign || Producer | Editor

Sialaplex Gloves | 30 Second product advert campaign


Sialaplex Shirt | 30 Second product advert campaign

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Category
TV Marketing Campaign
Date
2011

This is a 30 Second commercial produced for clients interested in presenting their product in direct response broadcast adspace. These spots were designed to position the brand within a humorous and memorable framework. Shot on super 16mm.

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This Is Grasp

Documentary Short || Co-Director | Co-Producer | Editor

This Is Grasp | Events Excerpt

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Category
Music Documentary, Marketing
URL
Telluride Bluegrass wiki
Company
Grasp Creative Media
Date
2002

This Is Grasp is a Documentary Short designed to promote and showcase the major projects produced by Grasp Media. This piece was Produced and Directed in conjunction with company owner Heath Burr. It includes footage from 25th Anniversary of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, the Casablanca Jazz Festival in Morocco, and many other artists and locales.

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Boy Wonder

DVD Menu || Creative Director

Boy Wonder | DVD Menu Loop

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Category
Marketing, Film/TV
URL
Boy Wonder Movie Site
Company
Lightning Entertainment / Inception Media Group
Date
2011

For the Boy Wonder DVD menu our team used the final cut of the film to edit a dynamic montage. We then wrapped it with existing design elements to build an intro, transition elements and backgrounds for menu buttons. Home Video release by Lightning Entertainment and Inception Media Group.

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The Dead & The Damned

Movie Trailer || Creative Director

The Dead & The Damned | Movie Trailer for Home Video and VOD distribution

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Category
Movie Trailer, Marketing
URL
IMDB Post
Company
Lightning Entertainment / Inception Media Group
Date
2011

The Dead & The Damned is a western/horror crossover genre movie. This trailer was built from the ground-up with specific focus on the horror aspects of the movie. This is not the ‘red band’ version of the trailer so it doesn’t go overboard but teases the gore. An even tamer MPAA approved version of this edit was added to the home video and VOD release.

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