Michael Rickard

Freelance Video Editor & Video Producer

Location:Nassau County, NY, New York, United States
Phone: 516 777-0813
Website: http://www.mrickard.info
2 Skills
Michael Rickard
145 Division Avenue Levittown, NY 11756
Home Phone (516) 796-3119 Mobile Phone (516) 777-0813
Email: Mrickard72@gmail.com

Over the last fifteen years I have worked, and excelled in the field of digital post production. Building upon a solid production background I understand what is required to take a project from concept to broadcast. I have worked on a diverse span of projects and consider myself well versed in current production equipment and workflows.

1990-1994 B.A. Communications, SUNY Cortland
2000 Avid Certified Support Representative (ACSR - macintosh)
2002 Sonic Fusion DVD Authoring Certification
2008 Avid DS Certification

1993-1995 Production Assistant, 30fps Productions
Assisted in all aspects of crew co-ordination and client services.
Maintained the production company’s tape library and digital asset archive.
Production Crew, 30fps
Filled a variety of crew positions including grip, audio, & VTR operator in ENG, EFP and 35mm production.

1995-1996 Assistant Editor (Avid Media Composer), 30fps Productions
Responsibilities included logging, digitizing & importing media. Rough cutting projects. Betacam & Digibeta broadcast duplication. DLT back up of completed projects.

1996-2000 Editor (Avid Media Composer, Avid Symphony), 30fps Productions
Edit commercial & long form projects ranging from corporate training to documentaries. Clients include Pepsi USA, Avon, Sony, Ericcson, Hertz, as well as prominent advertising agencies throughout the NY Tri-State area.

2001- VP of Post Production, 30fps Productions
Responsibilities expanded to overseeing all sessions and personnel within the facility’s 5 NLE and 2 motion graphics suites, while maintaining a busy edit and DVD authoring schedule. Responsible for integrating shared media storage, nearline and offline archiving solutions.
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Video Production