Mitch Brown

Freelance Video Editor & Videographer

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Location:Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mitchbrown
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SUMMARY:
15 years video production experience
12 years photography experience
12 years live event production experience
Working knowledge of multiple video and audio systems

EXPERIENCE:
Freelance Production Specialist, December 2009 to Present
BVS Performance Systems, Cedar Rapids, IA
Camera Operator for location video productions
Technical Director for location and studio productions
Field Producer for location video productions

Sound Technician, November 2009 to Present
Stranded in Iowa Band, Cedar Rapids, IA
Front of House Engineer

Video/Photo Director/Producer, August 2009 to Present
Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA
Produce videos - including live events, guest lecture, training and education, and other as required
Edit and distribute videos based on project needs
Photograph events, staff, students, and groups as needed
Research, demo, and recommend equipment upgrades
Educate peers on best practices and new techniques related to production

Photographer/Designer and Print Specialist, October 2008 to August 2009
Sharpeye Framing Company, Michigan City, IN
Photograph and color-correct artwork for Giclee reproduction
Produce Giclee reproductions
Coordinate on-location photography events
Create corporate handouts for advertisements

Audio Visual Technician, February 2008 to August 2008
Swank Audio Visuals, Orlando, FL
Setup, monitor, and strike audio/visual equipment
Engineer live productions ensuring flawless show execution
Provide technical assistance to client as requested

Senior Photographer, June 2007 to February 2008
Dean Stewart Photography, Orlando, FL
Photograph high school seniors for yearbook publication
Provide photography assistance to yearbook staff covering sporting events
Other photography assignments as assigned

Production Specialist, April 2006 to March 2007
Hoofta Productions, Orlando, FL
Provide production support for weekly production of local television show (including writing, lighting, assistant camera, and assistant editor)
Proof all scripts being considered for production
Provide photography services on contract basis

EDUCATION:
Graphic Design Certificate, January 2011
Kirkwood Community College
Cedar Rapids, IA
Course include:
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Adobe Illustrator CS5
Adobe InDesign CS5
Adobe Acrobat Professional

Associate of Science in Film and Video Production, October 2005
Full Sail University
Winter Park, FL
Course include:
Digital Cinematography
16 & 35mm Production
Lighting for Film and Video
Production Management
Script Writing
Editing
Photography
Set Construction

SKILLS:
Setup and operation of audio/visual and lighting equipment
Understanding of stage diagrams
Troubleshooting/Problem Solving
Attention to detail
Clear, effective verbal and written communication
Team player

EQUIPMENT
VIDEO
Production Video Switchers
Studio Cameras
SD/HD Field Cameras
DV/MiniDV Decks
Beta Decks
DVD Players/Records
DLP & LCD Projectors
LCD & Plasma Displays
Patch bays
Fast-Fold Screens
Tripod Screens

LIGHTING
Lighting Consoles
Intelligent Lighting
Techno Beam
Studio Spot
Coemar Par-Lite
Color Blaze LED
Conventional Lighting
Source Fours
Pars
Parnels
Kino Flo

AUDIO
FOH and Monitor Consoles
Wired Microphones
Wireless Microphones
Crossovers
Equalizers
Compressor/Expander/Gates
Feedback Suppressors
Effect Processors
Patch bays
CD Players/Recorders
Hard Disk Recorders
Instant Replay Machines
DAT Recorders

SOFTWARE
Final Cut Studio 3
Compressor
Apple Motion
Avid
Adobe CS5
OS X
Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Office
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Videography