John Sterneman

Freelance Video Editor & Movie Producer

Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Phone: 9254827123
2 Skills

Post Production DI/HD Offline/Online

Over 14 years experience:
Managed/Supervised 7 facilities
Owner DragonSlayer Post

Editing Highlights:
76th& 77th Academy Awards
American Idol

2 EMMY nominations

Live Production
Over 10 years experience

Technical Director
Chyron Operator
Camera Operator (Specialty Handheld)

Super Bowl XXV
Wheel of Fortune
Live! With Regis and Cathie Lee
Inaugural seasons of:
Marlins (baseball), Magic (basketball) and Lightning (hockey)

Commercial/Industrial Production

Over 10 years experience:
Managed facilities in Wilmington, NC, Tampa, FL and Bakersfield, CA

Titles held:
Production Manager
Creative Director
Senior Editor

Telly® award winning Producer/Creative Director
Awarded Best Marketing/TV Campaign 1999 & 2000: Bakersfield Condors
Wieden + Kennedy - Nike
Ford Motor Company


MFA Adjunct Instructor Hollywood, CA
New York Film Academy October 2011 to Present

Providing instruction on Post Production, Editing and Film Grammar for Filmmakers, Screenwriters, Actors and Cinematographers.

Freelance Editor Burbank, CA
Online Editor/Post Production Supervisor 01/09 to Current
Liaison between production company and networks, ensuring contract fulfillment
Manage staff to ensure quality standards of work
Edit with file and tape based projects using various editing UI's.
Oversee the delivery requirements of programs and manage schedule
Dragonslayer Post Burbank, CA
Owner 09/04 to 12/08
Managed a start-up 2K DI film/tv editing facility
Managed budget schedules and future outlook of the company
Partnered with clients to achieve their distribution goals
Created workflow analysis for client’s productions
Worked with producers to maximize quality of production and achieving goals

Big Vision Post Burbank, Ca
Vice President of Post Production 05/03 to 11/04
Developed post-production models for film/tv for the companies 5 facilities
Managed/scheduled the digital post mastering service, specializing in HD and digital media for broadcast and film
Managed clients needs and provided technology assessment and recommendations
Created new market segments for Portland, Las Vegas & Los Angeles facilities.

iO Film Burbank, Ca
Director of Post Production 05/02 to 08/03
Developed 2K DI post-production models for films.
Managed the digital post mastering service, specializing in High Definition and digital media for broadcast and film
Managed clients needs and provided technology assessment and recommendations
Developed a new market segment into a profit center


Digital Intermediate - Online

Crash - Academy Award Winner
Mighty Times: The Children’s March - Academy Award Winner
Sideways- Multiple Academy Award Nominee
Dig! The Movie

FILMS - Online

When I Find The Ocean
Scooby Doo: Monsters Unleashed
Art School Confidential
Something the Lord Made


76th& 77th Academy Awards – ABC
2005 VMA Awards - MTV
American Idol – Fox Series
Deadliest Catch – Discovery Channel
Benjamin Franklin - History Channel
Justin Timberlake: Down Home in Memphis – NBC
AxMen – History Channel
Life Moments – NBC Series
Great White Shark Uncaged – Discovery HD
Saving Jessica Lynch – NBC MOV
Verminators – Discovery Channel
Cooking School Stories – Food Network
A Baby Story – TLC Series
Your Face or Mine – MTV Series
Two-a-Days – MTV Series
Going Home –HGTV Series


Wieden + Kennedy - Nike
Microsoft – Xbox 360
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Movie Production