Micheal J Shaw
250 N. Kenmore Ave #4 Los Angeles CA 90004
847.507.0194 | michealjshaw@gmail.com | www.michealjshaw.com

BA Film and Video, Editing Concentration, Columbia College Chicago, May 2006
BA English, University Of Central Florida, May 1998

Technical Expertise
Proficient and Experienced in: Avid Express Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro HD, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Compressor, Mpeg Streamclip, Sorenson Squeeze, Blackmagic Decklink Cards, Meta-san, knowledge of various videotape formats and equipment operation, including patch bays, use of FTP protocols Fetch, Fire. Experienced with Panasonic DVX 100, HVX 200 and P2 workflow.
Basic knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Avid Symphony, Motion, Dreamweaver, Steenbeck, Kem, Film Dailies Syncing. Proficient in both Mac and PC operating systems, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, Final Draft.

Work Experience / Credits
Easy To Assemble – 2009
            First Assistant Editor / Web Series / Dir. Greg Pritikin
Alternative Cut, Los Angeles, CA, Oct 2008- Present
            Editor / Videographer
            Created content for a national publishing company as well as promotional videos for several             marketing firms. Worked with clients and collaborated with a Motion Graphics Artist to take             projects from conception to final output.
Convention News Television, Freelance 2008
            Worked as a freelance Videographer / Assistant Editor on several web based projects.
Ground Pressure - 2008
            Videographer, Editor / Documentary Short / Dir. Andrew Loos
            Films was selected and premiered at the Kansas City Film Festival in April 2009
Unconquered; Allan Houser and the Legacy of One Apache Family – 2008
            Additional Editing / Documentary
A Magical Vision – 2008
            Assistant Editor / Documentary / Dir. Michael Caplan
Six14 Productions, Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 2007 - Oct 2008
            Editor / Assistant Editor
            Logging, capturing, editing projects, coordinated with motion graphics artist, completed final             exports  and FTP uploads, maintained the Xserve raid with Meta-san. Edited 2, 12 part             instructional series’  sponsored by GMC.
Alignment of Souls - 2007
            Editor / Music Documentary Short / Dir. Amy Greenleaf
Pedestal - 2007
            Editor / Narrative Short / Dir. Ted Ostermann
Reactrix Promo - 2007
            Editor / 30 & 60 second promotional videos
In Aphrodite’s Web - 2006                                     
            Assistant Editor, DAT / Feature Narrative / Dir. Paul Hettel
The Unstoppable Jackie Nava - 2006
            Post Production Supervisor / Narrative Film / Dir. Anthony Hill
Home - 2006
            Editor / Dir. Ben Rogerson
See No, Hear No, Speak No - 2005
            Writer, Director, Producer, Editor / Experimental Film
Avid Student Representative for 2006 NAB Convention
            Selected by Avid as one of twenty students to represent the company at the 2006 NAB             convention.
Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL, Jan 2006 - Jun 2006
            Part Time Staff, Post Production Facility
            Oversaw teaching assistants, assisted lab coordinators and faculty, maintained editing labs,             troubleshoot Avid and FCP issues, assisted students, created dubs using school’s machine room.
Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL, Jun 2005 - Jan 2006
            Teaching Assistant, Post Production Facility

References Available Upon Request

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