AL de Zilva

Freelance Videographer & Video Editor

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Location:Fremont, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/aldezilva
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ALAIN (AL) de ZILVA

Results-oriented, quick learning professional, with a diverse and well-rounded Business, Technical and Creative background. Excellent interpersonal skills, a team player and the ability to work well with all levels of an organization. Effective presentation, verbal and written communication skills. Highly developed organizational, project management, troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
“It’s all about the common sense”

PROFICIENCIES
Knowledge and experience on various HD and 4K/5K cameras
Video and Audio; Data Management, Editing, Encoding, DVD/BluRay Authoring, Motion Graphics
Software applications; Adobe Creative Suite CC (incl. After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign), Final Cut Studio, Avid, 3Ds Max, Cinema 4D, MS Office Suite.
Working Knowledge of various 3D animation applications and compositing/VFX applications, HTML, XML, Flash and Java

ACHIEVEMENTS
In 2002 and 2004, Alain added academy awards to his list of credits. He had the honour of being part of the Oscar® winning make up effects team, designing and hand painting all of the special effects contact lenses used in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

ASSOCIATIONS
Member of the Vancouver Post Alliance

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
2000 to Present
ZEDD MEDIA – Freelance Camera Operator / Editor / FIXER
(see attached for list of selected credits)

August 2005 to August 2012
Freelance – Producer/Production Manager for Local, National and International Commercials and Advertising Campaigns.

January 2005 to December 2005
waveNETworx (LA) – Computer maintenance, Software Training, Tech Support and R&D. Worked closely with executives from studios such as, Fox Features, Nickelodeon TV, HBO, etc. to design, setup and troubleshoot proprietary software.

June 1996 to April 2001
Shoreline Studios Inc. - Studio Manager / Camera Operator / Editor
Designed and implimented Canada’s first all digital casting facility, including video compression, networking and workflow.

1986 to 2005
EYETECH Optics Ltd. - Contact Lens Tech / Special Effects Artist

EDUCATION
CFI (Consolidated Film Industries)/Institute of Post-Production (Hollywood)
- Managing Post-Production for TV and Film
The New Amsterdam Media Arts Center (New York):
- Film / TV Production,
RKL Studios (London, UK):
- Intermediate Audio Mixing
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)


REELS:

Editor:
Http://vimeo.com/zeddmedia/editor

Fixer:
Http://vimeo.com/zeddmedia/fixer

Cameraman:
Http://vimeo.com/zeddmedia/cameraman


FILM / VIDEO PRODUCTION (selected credits)

Editor/Compositor Chappie
Feature Sony/MRC/Street Wise Professor

Editor/MoGraph Advertising Standards Canada
Web/Presentation Anderson DDB

Editor Breast Cancer Screening
TV/Web Comm Rogue Digital Studios / Traction Com

Editor/MoGraph Brokerlink x2
TV Commercial Trigger / Post Pro Media

Compositor Telus - Olympics
TV Commercial Taxi / Post Pro Media

Editor/MoGraph Westcorp Downtown Hotel
Sales Video ZeddMedia / Traction Com

Editor/MoGraph Alexa’s Bus (BCAA/RCMP)
BluRay PSA Rogue Digital Studios / Traction Com

Editor VIFF Trailers 2013 x6
TV Comm/Cinema Rogue Digital Studios / Traction Com
- Opening Gala Trailer
- Closing Gala Trailer
- 90sec. General Trailer
- PSA Trailer
- :30 Broadcast Spot
- :15 Broadcast Spot

Editor/VFX Forest Fire Prevention x2
TV Commercial Rogue Digital Studios / Traction Com
- Camping
- Cigarette

Editor/Fixer WalMart – Back to School x18
TV/Web Commercials Rogue Digital Studios /JWT
- Trendy Mom
- Fashionista Mom
- No Time to Spare Mom
- Zen Mom
- Thrifty Mom
- Emotional Mom
- Just the Facts Mom
- Outdoorsy Mom
- Techie Mom

Editor Science World–Hot Chocolate
Case Study Rethink Communications

Editor Cine Coup Promo
Web Promo Cine Coup

Editor/Digital Tech Benlysta
TV Commercial/DVD Rogue Digital Studios /Anderson DDB

Editor BCAA – Bid video
Presentation Rethink Communications

Editor Gift of Giving 2012
TV Special Rugged Media / CMT Network

Editor Power Couples
TV Series Rugged Media / CMT Network

Editor LifeScan - Inspirations
Sales Video Edelman / J&J

Editor VPD – Odd Squad Gala Video
Corporate Odd Squad Productions

Editor Chinese Student PSA
PSA Odd Squad Productions

Editor VIFF Trailers 2012 x4
Promo (Cinema) Rogue Artists
- Pre-Film Safety Video Trailer
- Forest Projector Trailer
- :30 Broadcast
- :15 Broadcast

Editor VIFF – 30th Anniversary
Cinema Rogue Artists

Editor HFBC – Shopping Sense x7
Web-Videos (series) Rogue Artists /Traction Creative
- Planning,
- Produce,
- Grains,
- Dairy,
- Oils,
- Meats,
- Safe Handling

Editor/MoGraph Need for Speed: The Run x5
Marketing Videos Electronic Arts/Blackbox
- Demo Announcement video
- Porsche Contest
- Challenge Series
- Multiplayer
- Autolog

Editor/MoGraph Shift 2 Unleashed x7
In-game FMV Electronic Arts/Blackbox
- Drifting Tutorial 1, 2, 3
- GT3 Unlock Video
- Customization Tutorial
- XP Tutorial
- Autolog Tutorial

Editor/MoGraph Shift 2 Unleashed x5
Marketing Videos Electronic Arts/Blackbox
- S2/GT5 Comparison Video
- Career Overview
- Autolog Drift Battle
- Autolog Time Attack Battle
- Tommy Milner Hot Lap

Editor/MoGraph Need for Speed World x3
Marketing Videos Electronic Arts/Blackbox
- Developer Diaries
- Bullet Racing
- Marc DeVellis/Porsche

Editor NFS:Shift – “Hands”
Commercial (web) Electronic Arts/Blackbox

Editor/VFX “So Nice Juice”
Commercial Rogue Artists

Editor “Immunize BC”
Web-Video Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op Mammography Screening
TV/Web Rogue Digital Studios

Camera OP Air Canada
TV/Web JWT advertising

DP/Camera Op Forest Fire Prevention x2
Promo (Cinema) Rogue Digital Studios / Traction Com

DP/Camera Op VIFF – Trailers 2012 x2
Promo (Cinema) Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op VIFF – 30th Anniversary
Promo (Cinema) Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op HFBC – Shopping Sense x7
Web-Videos Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op Bingedrinking.ca
Web-Video Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op LifeScan - Inspirations
Sales Video Zedd Media

Camera Op KIA – RIO Road Trip
Commercial LTB Films

Camera Op Dule Hill –American Graduate
Promo Rogue Artists

Camera Op “Bryan Adams”: Bare Bones
GGPAA Tribute NFB

DP/Camera Op “V” – Season 1
DVD BTS Warner Bros. Home Video

DP/Camera Op Supernatural – Season 5
DVD BTS Warner Bros. Home Video

DP/Camera Op “V” – Season 2
DVD BTS Warner Bros. Home Video

Camera Op Human Target – Season 1
DVD BTS Warner Bros. Home Video

DP/Camera Op Shift 2 Unleashed–“Autolog”x2
Commercial (web) Electronic Arts

DP/Camera Op Medicine Centre
Commercial Blackrock Media

DP/Camera Op NFS:Shift – “Hands”
Commercial (web) Electronic Arts

DP/Camera Op Lakota – John & Kate
Commercial Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op Immunize BC
Web-Video Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op “Aquattro” – Small Rooms
Commercial (web) Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op “Capilano Susp. Bridge”
Commercial Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op Covenant House
Commercial Blackrock Entertainment

DP/Camera Op “So Nice Juice”
Commercial Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op Lakota - Erase
Commercial Rogue Artists

DP/Camera Op Granville Island Breweries
Commercial (web) Rogue Artists

Camera Op Weissach - Lambourghini
Commercial Rogue Artists
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Videography
Video Editing