Regan Messenger

Freelance Video Editor & Audio Editor

Location:Orange, California, United States
2 Skills
Regan W. Messenger
E-mail: Cell phone: 301-481-7901
402 E. Meats Ave Apt A
Orange, CA 92865

Knowledge and Skills
Avid Media Composer / Final Cut Pro Pro-tools (Audio Editing)
Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator Sibelius/Finale (Music creation software)
Adobe Production Suite Adobe After Effects
Microsoft Office Ultra Edit (Java Programming/Editing)
Skills and Experience
Film Editing and Software Proficiencies Sound Design, ADR, and Foley Knowledge
Script Writing and Story Development Red DIT and Post Work-Flow
Film and Datacine Post Work-Flow Editing for Trailers and Commercials
Fundamental HTML and Web page Design Fundamental Interface/Graphic Design Skills
R&D: Computer Based Training Simulations Game Design Theory / Story Development
Films and Production Experience
• Incest! : The Musical - Key Creative/Editor : 20 min. Thesis shot in Orange County, CA
• BFF - Script Supervisor/Editor : 15 Min. short film shot in Orange, CA
• Wayward Frankenstein - Editor : 15 Min. short film shot in Irvine, CA
• Bad Character – Script Supervisor / Editor : 15 Min. short film shot in Orange, CA
• Shades of Gray – Writer/Director : 5 min. short film shot in Orange, CA
• Quality Control – Script Supervisor/ Editor : 5 min. short film shot at Chapman Univeristy
• Lost in Heaven - Sound Mixer/ADR Supervisor : 15 min. short film shot in Irvine, CA
• Vengeance is Mine – Sound Mixer : 15 min. short film shot in Irvine, CA
• Your Husband and the ***** – 1st AD : 15 min. short film shot in Southern CA
• Ricochet – Boom Operator/Grip : 15 min. short film shot in Southern CA
• Pearl – Boom Operator : 15 min. short film shot in Anaheim, CA
• The Hollywood Lunch Hour – Writer/Director : Weekly Radio Broadcast from Chapman Univ.
• Hold For Sound – Writer/Director : Radio Pod-Cast

Education and Personal Achievements
Masters Degree in Film Production from Chapman University : Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
Avid Media Composer 5 - Professional User Certification
Low-Level (Secret) National Security Clearance for work at L-3 Communications and the D.O.D.
B.S. in Information Technology with a Minor in Music and Concentration Audio and Multi-Media Design
Graduated Rochester Institute of Technology with Honors – May 2006
GPA 3.2 (GPA in major 3.5)
Dean’s List (R.I.T.) Fall 2003, Winter 2003, Spring 2004, Winter 2005
University All Male A Cappella group – Brick City Singers (Rochester Institute of Technology), 2002-2006
Member of the National Honor Society (2000-2002)
Graduated Top 1% of High School Class (5th)

Past Work Experience
September 2006 – 2008 : L-3 Communications Titan – Electronic Media Engineer Lexington Park, MD
-Developed Training Videos and CBT Simulations for the U.S. Marines in the field.
Fall 2005-Winter 2006 – RIT Audio/Video Lab Manager Rochester, NY
-Managed and Supported 2 on campus computer Labs
Summer 2005- Science Applications International Corp. Multi-media Developement Lexington Park, MD
-Did video recording and editing of Training Videos and promotional content for U.S. Marines
Summer 2004 - St. Mary's County Public Schools IT Department, Avenue, MD
-Did computer repair/maintenance, developed online training documents, and training videos

I am interested in Film and story development for either movies or TV, Editing, Directing, Sound Design, Multi-media and promotions (advertising). I will be available for a full-time position starting June. I graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology earning a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a Minor in Music and concentrations in Audio Engineering and Multi-Media Design. I will soon be graduating from Chapman University in Orange, CA with a Masters in Film Production and an emphasis in Editing.

L-3 (Titan Group)

• Conducted Product research for Unified Command Suite Computer-Based Instructional Simulator (UCS CB-IS);
• Conducted Product Research for UCS CB-IS Increment One (Java based technology);
• Drafted product procurement recommendations for Increment One (video and audio software);
• Planned Project Materials (audio and video) for rough layout drafts (Increment One, UCS CB-IS);
• Conducted software (Java and Java-script code) and hardware product trouble-shooting for UCS CB-IS;
• Designed and built interactive multi-media webpage (Flash) for UCS CB-IS;
• Edited video (Adobe Premiere) and audio (Sony Soundforge) for UCS CB-IS introduction for presentation to National Guard;
• Drafted video and audio story-boards for UCS CB-IS;
• Designed layouts, filmed video (Macromedia Flash, Canon GL-2), and wrote narration for Increment One (UCS CB-IS),
• Designed, filmed, mixed, and edited demo segments for US Marine software platform


• Wrote, recorded, Mixed, and Produced Radio Show (Individual)
• Created an Interactive Movie based on Radio Show character (Individual)
• Developed 3d Self-Organizing Agent Program (SOAP) Real-Time Strategy Game in Macromedia Director(Team of 5)
• Developed 3d Multiplayer GO game in Director (Team of 3)
• Developed 2d First-person Action Game in Flash (Individual)
• Developed new Graphic Interface for current RIT Muppets Project (Team of 4)
• Developed Personalized Webpage using CSS (Individual)

Information Technology Background:

Writing for Interactive Media and Gaming Multi-User Media Spaces
Ethics in Information Technology Introduction to Multi-media
Interactive Digital Media Computer Concepts and Software Systems
Digital Audio and Computer Music Human Factors in Information Processing
Human Computer Interaction: Interface Design Music Theory
Programming for Information Technology Web Design and Implementation
Needs Assessment & Technology Transfer Java Programming
Data Communications and Computer Networks Programming for Multi-Media
Basics of Granular Synthesis Networking Systems
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Audio Editing