Dusty Jones

Freelance Animator & Video Editor

Location:Kalispell, Montana, United States
2 Skills

-International House of Prayer, GOD TV broadcast
Kansas City, MO
2007 - 2009
? Live TV broadcast (TD) technical director, production switcher, telemetrics camera op, jib crane operator (Jimmy Jib Triangle), tri-pod and hand held camera operation, dolly grip and also camera operator on (JL Fisher dollies) Fisher 10 and 11 using compound moves, live sound mixing, pre to post-production using state of the art technology and equipment.
? Pre-production: Script writing, story boarding, location scouting, casting.
? Production: Cinematographer and training under DP doing interviews, video podcasts, promotional videos, commercials, B-roll footage, shot in or out of studio using green screen or natural setting.
? Post-production: Editor/ animator responsible for working with a team editing interviews and promotional videos for International House of Prayer and live GOD TV broadcastings. Software used at that time included Final Cut Studio 2, Adobe CS3 After Effects and Magic Bullet Suit software.
A total of 1,500 hours of LIVE TV broadcasting experience.

-22 WEEKS (Short film)
Kansas City, MO
?Key Grip, Dolly Grip on a short film shot on location in Kansas City, MO.  4 day shoot, responsible for driving grip truck, managing grips, nightly inventory and lock up on all equipment rented from "Lights On" production rental house.  Dolly grip (using JL Fischer dolly) utilizing compound moves.
Film shot on Arri SRII Super 16 film and Zeiss Ultra Primes.

-A Thoughtful Hour, INC.
Fortine, Montana
July 2010 – April 2011
A television show for kids called "Dare To Be" (www.daretobe.tv) and a cooking show called, "My Wife's Kitchen" (still in production). Responsible for multi-camera shoots with as manny as 5 camera operators under my direction. Responsible for lighting of every scene. Teaching equipment operation and post-production editing to new employees.
? Pre-production: Script writing, story board, location scouting, talent and location release forms.
? Production: Co-director, (DP) Director of Photography, Steadicam, jib crane operator, dolly grip/camera operator and co-directing talent. TV shows were shot on Sony EX-1r's, Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 7D's with L-Series lenses.
? Post-production: Editor, Director of Animation and some animation. Edited using Adobe CS5.5 Premiere Pro and After Effects on Windows computers.

-The Thin Line (feature film)
Whitefish, MT
?Key Grip, dolly grip and featured extra. Oversee and inspect all rigging, and safety on set. Also worked very close to DP, Gaffer and Best Boy Electric setting up all lights, reflectors, gels and diffusion, complicated camera rigging etc. Also responsible for all dolly shots as dolly grip. Stared in film as a featured extra at the request of the director and producer.

-Ralph Lauren
Glacier National Park, MT
?Production Assistant. Responsible for tracking flights for all models. Shuttle models and crew from airport to set and hotel. Assist on set with photo shoot as needed. Set up and tear down on locations and more.

-Film Saints Productions, LLC
NW Montana
2011 – Present
?Owner and operator. Video production company based out of NW Montana offering freelance services in cinematography, editing & animation. Use of After Effects ranging from motion graphics, design, cartoons, rotoscope, tracking and compositing.

? Macintosh / Windows
? Final Cut Studio 3, Adobe CS6 Production Premium specializing in Premiere Pro and After Effects. General knowledge of Element 3D, Adobe Lightroom and more.
? Steadicam Pilot, Jimmy Jib Triangle cranes, Kessler Cranes and 360 pan tilt heads, JL Fisher 10, 11 dollies, Kessler dollies and sliders, Matthew's Doorway Dollies, Telemetrics Robotic camera control.
? Director, Co-Director, (DP) Director of Photography, Director of animation, (TD) technical director, production switcher, Editor, Animator, Key Grip, Production Assistant, Assistant Editor.

High school graduate 1999

GOD TV broadcast media apprenticeship
Kansas City, MO. 2007 - 2009
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing