Resume

Derek Ellis

Derek.ellis86@gmail.com

Experience

Freelance Videographer/Editor

August 2012 – present

Providing Videography and Editing services with businesses in Arizona and California.  Specializing in promoting products and their service.

Lead Editor for Philosophy’s ‘Brand Essence’ video.

  • Lead Editor managed organizing, transcoding, importing and previewing footage.
  • Organizing and arranging client assets.
  • Edit rough cuts for client review.
  • Output digital files for client delivery.

Watch Philosophy Brand Essence video Here.

Lead Videographer/Editor for Aroha Philanthropies ‘Arts in Aging’ initiatives.

  • Lead videographer in charge of gathering equipment, prepping lighting, and determining compositions.
  • Managed DIT on set.
  • Lead Editor managed organizing, transcoding, importing and previewing footage.
  • Organizing and arranging client assets.
  • Edit rough cuts for client review.
  • Output digital files for client delivery.

Watch Shirley Venard Profile Here.

  • Lead Videographer/Editor for Nomad Terra.
    As lead videographer, I was in charge of gathering equipment, setting and approving lighting, and determining compositions.
  • In charge of managing DIT on set.
  • As Lead Editor managed organizing, transcoding, importing and previewing raw footage.
  • In addition, responsible for arranging assets provided by client.
  • Edit rough cuts for review with client.
  • Output several digital files for client delivery.

Watch Pickling with Tyler Here.

More examples can be seen in the ‘Video Work’ tab.

NAU-TV, Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ

January 2013 – August 2013

Assistant Director/Videographer/Editor

  • Set up camera and lights with Videographer.
  • Coordinated production and talent schedules.
  • Lead editor for NAU’s ‘Personalize Learning’ program.

NAZToday (Local TV news show) Flagstaff, AZ

August 2011 – January 2013

Chief News Photographer/Editor

  • Trained and managing staff photographers.
  • Organizing and keeping equipment operational.
  • Shooting and editing daily stories for 6pm broadcast.

NAU Athletics Flagstaff, AZ

August 2011 – January 2013

Camera Operator

  • Set up and film sporting events while communicating with control room.

Achievements

  • Five 2013 Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy’s nominations.
  • Won two 2013 Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy’s.
  • NAU 73 Hour Film Festival Audience Choice Award.
  • Short Film played at 2013 Sedona International Film Festival in Sedona, AZ.
  • Short Film received Honorable Mention at the 2013 BEA Festival of Media Arts in Las Vegas.

Education

Northern Arizona University

May 2013

Bachelor of Sciences, Electronic Media/Film

Special Skills

Final Cut Pro 7 & 10

Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

Magic Bullet Looks

Microsoft Office

Canon 5d Mark III & II Cameras

Panasonic HMC-150 Camera

Panasonic AG-HVX200 DVCPro

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