Russ Terpening

Freelance DVD Designer & Video Editor

Location:Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Phone: 602-923-0624
2 Skills
17249 N. 7th St. Apt # 1085
Phoenix, AZ 85022
(602) 923-0624

Freelance Video Editor/DVD Author/Consultant –March 2009 – Present.
Major Projects:

Bamboozled: “The Case Against Congress”- Co-Producer, Shot Selection,
Edited Audio and Video. (AMSTREAM)

Behind The Laws: The History of the U.S. Constitution and the Arizona
Constitution - Co-Producer, Recorded Voiceovers/Music, Shot Interviews &
Stand-ups, Edited and Authored DVD. (McCune Television)

Decisions: Significant U.S and Arizona Court Cases - Co-Producer,
Recorded Voiceovers, Shot Interviews, Edited and Authored DVD.
(McCune Television)

DVD Author/Digital Media Producer – Star Video Duplicating, Phoenix, AZ;
May 1999 - March 2009
Primary responsibility included all DVD authoring and production utilizing Sonic Scenarist and Adobe Encore; including menu design, subtitling, multiple language and closed captioning applications. Other duties included; all non-liner video editing utilizing Adobe Premiere CS3 and Final Cut Pro, multi media file conversions, encoding multiple video formats, graphic design and client consultation.

Senior Online Editor – Envision Productions/BodyShop Video, Sedona, AZ;
July 1995 - December 1998.
Primary responsibility included all component online post production for a National Business Trade Organization producing broadcast commercials and infomercials as well as corporate informational, promotional and technical training videos. Other responsibilities include managing the video production arm of the business, including the production staff and technical facilities; and maintaining and troubleshooting the technical facilities; and producing, Scriptwriting and client relations.

Production Assistant – Envision Productions/BodyShop Video, Sedona, AZ;
Jan 1994 - July1995.
Responsibilities included assisting in the production of broadcast, promotional and technical videos;
Including pre-production editing, on-line editing, location shooting and script development.

Media Coordinator – 100th Area Support Marketing and Advertising Division, Grafenwhoer, Germany; October 1992 – November 1993.
responsibilities included assisting in the production, scripting, videography and editing of promotional ads for radio and television; maintaining production logs; preparing monthly production reports;
developing and implementing advertising and promotional strategies; and prepare client requests for advertising and media coverage on the Armed Forces Radio and Television Network.

Broadcast Supervisor – Armed Forces (AFN) Radio and Television Network Europe; Nuernberg, Germany; January 1991 – January 1992.
Responsibilities included supervising and scheduling all broadcast personnel; ensuring all broadcast products met client goals; developing ad strategies to target client markets; maintaining quality control of all on-air broadcasts; and training broadcast personnel.

Television News Director – Armed Forces (AFN) Radio and Television Network Europe; Nuernberg, Germany; February 1989 – December 1990.
Responsibilities included assisting and scheduling reporting staff and ENG crews; coordinating field interviews; maintaining traffic control; and scheduling all radio and television newscasts.

Television and Radio Field Reporter – Armed Forces (AFN) Radio and Television Network Europe; Nuernberg, Germany; July 1988 – January 1989.
For television, Responsibilities included organizing, producing, shooting, scripting, reporting and editing field stories; coordinating and conducting interviews with local personalities for promotion; and anchoring newscasts in the field. In radio, Responsibilities included hosting morning and afternoon drive time and Saturday morning programming; writing, voicing and producing community information, sales promotion and concert promotion spots; conducting personal interviews of music personalities for concert promotion; and conducting interviews, writing and producing various feature programming.

Television and Radio Repair Technician – Armed Forces (AFN) Radio and Television Network Europe; Nuernberg, Germany; January 1986 – March 1988
Responsibilities included installing, repairing and troubleshooting radio transmission and on-air studio equipment; maintaining electronic parts; and ordering and stocking necessary parts and equipment.

Defense Information School, 1988; Designation: Military Broadcast Journalist
Primary Leadership Development Course, 1986; Honors; Commandant’s List
TRADOC Signal School, 1984; Designation: Repair Technician; Honors; Honor Graduate and Secret Clearance
Arizona Tech, 1980 – Computer Programming Specialist

Multiple Platform Video Editing Knowledge. On-Location Video and Audio Recording. One of the First DVD Authors in Phoenix (early 1999 and have Authored over 1000). Extensive knowledge of Video/Audio Formats and Applications. Graphic Design.

Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Army Good Conduct Medal
Four Department of the Army Letters of Achievement
Five Department of the Army Letters of Commendation
Six Department of the Army Letters of Appreciation
Skills (2) Rating
DVD Design
Video Editing