Rusty Weed

Freelance Video Editor & DVD Designer

Location:Austin, Texas, United States
Phone: 210-834-9372
2 Skills
I have been shooting and editing video for 11 years. My resume is as follows.

Rusty Weed
Videographer / Editor / Director of Photography
T 210-834-9372

Highly experienced videographer and editor of 11 years with experience in many fields such as television, independent films, documentaries, event video production, freelance news, and sports coverage.
Solid International knowledge with extensive working experience in various countries including Africa, Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.
Results oriented, dynamic, versatile and creative professional with experience in writing, field production, research, directing, and over all video production experience from start to finish.
Overall knowledge of multiple media applications including production equipment and software.
Able to manage several projects simultaneously, as well as visualize and manage complicated workflow.

Professional Experience

Director of Photography, Nitro Express Safaris, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 2006

Work in Africa was for three months in Tanzania, east Africa in the summer of 2006 as the Director of Photography for a documentary film.
Work consisted of shooting footage, overseeing production, and logging all footage for this documentary film.
The crew traveled all over Tanzania and to the borders of Kenya and Mozambique.

Videographer, Wild Outdoor Adventures TV, Portland Oregon 2006-2007

Wild Outdoor Adventures is an outdoor adventure television show that takes place all over the world.
Work with Wild Outdoor Adventures consisted of shooting and logging all footage of Alaskan adventures on several different trips over the course of two years.
Successfully captured footage throughout Alaska from water, land, and air.
Utilized small cameras attached to the wings of aircraft and under water equipment as well as high definition cameras.
Aerial footage consisted of water, snow, frozen lakes, ice, and tundra landings in bush planes.

Director of Photography / Editor / Writer / Field Producer
Great Southwest Outdoors TV, Kerrville Tx. 2006-2011

Began work with this TV show prior to work in Africa but was on a part time basis until offered a full time position as Chief Editor and DP in 2007.
Responsibilities where to oversee total production from the ground up which included shooting, editing, and writing all TV episodes for Great Southwest Outdoors.
Traveled all over the lower forty eight states, Canada, and Mexico in pursuit of wildlife video for television.
Utilized camera jibs, wireless audio, multiple cameras, and lighting techniques on a regular basis.
Worked as Co-Host when needed.

Videographer, Crescent Video Productions, Austin Tx. 2000-2011

Work shooting video of events such as weddings part time in the Austin area.
Oversee and manage other videographers.
Conscientious of clients discretion and privacy.
Plan shot placement and camera positions in multi camera shoots.
Maintain a great working relationship with the owners of this company and still work with them part time.

Technical Skills
Final Cut Studio, Beta SP, Digital Beta Cam, DVCPRO, DV Cam, Camera Jibs, Steady Cam, Lighting Technique, Motion, Adobe Premiere Pro., Adobe After Effects, HD Cam, Mini DV, HDV, P2, XD Cam, DSLR, Aerial shoots, Underwater Video equipment, Wireless Audio, Microsoft, and Mac OS.

References Available Upon Request.
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
DVD Design