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Rohit Sardesai

Freelance Video Editor & Videographer

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Location:Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
Phone: +64-0273699363
Website: http://www.youtube.com/user/Rohitssvfx
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/rohitsardesai
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ROHIT S. SARDESAI

Aurangabad, India.

Rohit.sardesaivfx@gmail.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE: Obtain a worthy position and leverage my skills as a Video Artiste, creative and team lead in order to become a leading multi-talented professional in the industry.

EXPERIENCE

Previous Work experience.
• Web4Me Limited. Auckland, New Zealand.
o Senior Multimedia Specialist.
o Take care of the entire video side of the business.
o Act as a liaison between the clients & Web4Me.
o Handle Video Pre-Production, Client Presentations, Video Production & Post Production.

Freelance Work in New Zealand

• Dreams Immigration Services Ltd. Auckland. August 2013 – Current.
o Freelance Videographer & Video Editor.
o Conducting Testimonial & Interviews of Clients.
o Editing Montages and Testimony videos.
o Adding Motion Graphics and 2D Animations elements.

• Snap Fitness. New Zealand. February – 2014.
o Freelance Senior Videographer.
o Managed a Team of 4 Camera Operators.
o Worked on a schedule of 19 hours spanning 2 days.
o Took care of Lighting, Camera Operating & Sound Recording – On Site.

• The Turkish International Film Festival, 33rd Edition.
o Video Editor. December 2013.
o Motion Graphics Artiste.
o Digital Colorist.

• Project Studios, Auckland. December 2013.
o Freelance Video Editor.
o Edited 3 Minute long Music Video on a tight deadline of 16 hours.
o Rendering the final output for multiple formats such as TV, Internet, Mobile uploads.

• Tomorrowz Madness, Auckland. September 2013.
o Freelance Video Editor.
o Responsible for Editing & launching a Teaser video for the company’s upcoming event.

• Hartcourts Real Estate, Auckland. September 2013.
o Freelance Videographer.
o Shot Live Auction event with 3 Cameras.
o Camera 1 for Audience.
o Camera 2 for Auctioneer.
o Camera 3 for Individuals in Crowd.

• Senior Editor, Colorist, Shoot Supervisor. May 2013 – August 2013.
o Senior Editor for “Theo” A Chinese Documentary Film.
o Shoot Supervisor for the entire schedule.
o Officially selected for Beijing Film Festival, 2013.
o Official Entry for Berlin International Film Festival, 2013.

• Private Tutor March 2013 – July 2013.
o Private Tutor for Students of University of Auckland
My Responsibilities involves the following: -
• Film Making Theories
• Pre-Production Planning
• Production Supervision
• Editing. Theories and techniques
• On-Shoot Supervision
• Post Production. Both theoretical & practical.

• Editor & Visual Effects Artiste May 2013 – Jun 2013
o For Shenanigans Irish Pub Wellington, New Zealand

• Visual Effects Artiste Feb 2013 – Mar 2013
o For Soul Destiny Productions Auckland, New Zealand
o Worked as on-shoot Visual Effects Supervisor
o Digital Visual Effects Artiste

Freelance Work in Australia Oct 2010 – Aug 2011
• School of Asian Studies, The Australian National University:
o Senior Videographer of live events and live performances
o Production supervision
o Video Editing
o Visual effects
• Editor for short films
• Camera assistant for Canberra ACT events.
• Roto work for various Indian projects as freelance Roto Artiste

Studio Work in India PRIME FOCUS LIMITED Feb 2007 – April 2009.
Roto Team Lead & Junior Compositor
• Managed a team of 45 Roto artists
• Responsibilities included managing the Rotoscopy work of other artists, recruiting and training artists and coordinating with overseas offices to ensure quality of deliverables
• Managed projects like Dragonball Evolution, Quantum of Solace, Little Zizzou and large Indian productions like Ghajini, Chandani Chowk to China
o Delivered 48 shots of the X-Files project by managing a team of 12 artists with a 20-hour turnaround, instead of 36 hours deadline given to us
o Recruited and trained a team of 12 artists and supervised their rotoscopy work to deliver an Indian movie project Ghajini project within 25 days
o Took the initiative to manage shot collection, sequencing and quality control of a team of 35 artists after the original supervisor was moved to a different project. Coordinated with multiple offices while simultaneously contributing individually as a roto artist

Online Portfolio Information

1. http://youtu.be/QjOFGmuru2U Music Video.

2. http://youtu.be/5XufPCWhFXo TV Advertisement.

3. http://youtu.be/AXhObFFbTjE Digital Advertisement. (No Sound)

4. http://youtu.be/OO8NHftD83c Music Video for Auckland based “Project Studios”.

5. http://youtu.be/imMDz0UUKy0 Advertisement for Auckland based "Tomorrowz Madness".

6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJQfYG9zUfE Official Music Video for "Theo - A Chinese Documentary Film." Made in New Zealand.

7. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyzpz8IGAm4 Show Reel as a VFX & Motion Graphics Artiste.

8. www.wenruidaifilms.com (“Theo” - A Documentary Film I worked on as Senior Editor.)

9. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5693530/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 (My IMDB Profile)

10. http://nz.linkedin.com/pub/rohit-sardesai/53/674/6aa (LinkedIn Profile)

11. http://www.theloop.com.au/sardesai.vfx/portfolio/Web-Digital-Producer/Auckland (My Profile on The Loop.com.au)

All the videos included in my work online, have been either shot or supervised by me.

EDUCATION
Media Design School Feb – Dec 2012
Diploma of Visual Effects and Motion Graphics. (With specialization in Videography & Video Editing.) Auckland, New Zealand
• Proficient in Visual Effects with The Foundry Nuke & Adobe After Effects.
• Professional Video Editing.
• Digital Compositing.
• Skilled in lighting, shooting, extracting Green Screen elements.
• Manipulation of Motion Graphics Elements.
• Color Grading.

The Australian National University (ANU) Mar – Dec 2010
Master of Visual Effects (MVFX) Canberra, Australia
• Visualized & created major project displayed by ANU in Honor Archives

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Jun 2001 – Jun 2004
• Bachelor of Commerce (Specialization in Advertising) Aurangabad, India

Volunteer Work.

o Weekend Volunteer for St. Patrick Cathedral Church. March 2012 – Present.
• My Responsibilities includes taking care of Weekly Prayer arrangements.
• Supervisor for Furniture arrangement.
• Taking care of Attendants needs.
• Managing security at the Church during Prayers.

o Weekend Volunteer for Sydney Central Church, CBD. January 2011 – August 2011.
• My Responsibilities includes taking care of Weekly Prayer arrangements.
• Supervisor for Furniture arrangement.
• Taking care of Attendants needs.
• Managing security at the Church during Prayers.
• If required, assist the Video Production team.

References

o I can provide references on request.
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