Michael Garris

Freelance Audio Editor & Video Editor

Location:Fort Worth, Texas, United States
2 Skills
2005-2007: The New England Institute of Art- AS in Audio Production
2005-2009: The New England Institute of Art- BS in Audio & Media Technology

Acquired Skills:
Audio Recording, Principles of Midi Music, Audio Technology, Advance Rec. Techniques, Mastering, Sound for Picture and Sound Design

Additional Knowledge/Skills Acquired: Understanding Computers/Audio & Media Tech/ Audio & Media Production/Computer Hardware Maintenance/Installation/Proficient in PC & Mac

Personal Hardware and Software used for Audio/Video/Media Production:
-Pinnacle Studio HD (Avid)
-Pro Tools (for audio editing, video and post)
-Sound Forge (for audio and video editing)
-Studio One Pro (for audio editing, video and post)
-Roxio Creator Pro (for video editing)
-Sonic fire Pro 5 (for audio, video editing and post)

Professional Internship Experience:
Jubilee Internship Boston, MA Fall-2009
Assistant Engineer
• Collaborated with engineer to produce audio mixing for live performances
• Executed mixing of live performers and speakers on digital console
• Executed microphone and instrument setup for stages/pulpits/musicians/performers

Mix One Studios Internship Boston, MA Fall-2007
Post Production Assistant
• Studio Maintenance --- Kept pre/post production studios prepped and ready for upcoming sessions
• Post production --- Assisted engineer with production and with microphone and video setup for ADR/voiceovers
• Audio engineering --- Assisted engineer with audio production and did microphone and instrument setup in studio

Axiom Studios Internship Boston, MA Fall-2007
Assistant Engineer
• Assistant Engineer --- Worked as a dynamic team with engineer for great audio production
• Mixing live sound --- executed clear and satisfying mixing of live performers and singing groups
• Live sound setup --- Performed microphone and instrument setup for stages/pulpits in a timely manner

Work Experience:
Visual Aid Electronics (VAE Corp) 6/10-6/11
VA Technician
• Provided visual and audio setups for conferences, live events and business meetings
• Worked proficiently individually and as a team to provide high quality assurance
• Stay in close contact with clients throughout conferences and meetings to assure immediate and satisfying customer service
• Setups include: Tripods, cradle screens (with some fast fold and 12 x 10's), LCD/DLP/CRT projection systems, audio mixers, wired/wireless microphones, computer and laptop audio visual setup for power points, polycom conference setup, wired and wireless internet setups and lights
• Locations include: Hilton, Marriott, Double Tree and Co Co Key Hotel & Water Resort

Company One (Theatre) 4/10-8/10
Sound Board Operator/Sound Design Assistant
• Ran microphone cables for stage and sound set up
• Supervised assistants throughout set up
• Troubleshot bad connection cables and feedback
• Assured proper adjustment levels for sound through analog mixer
• Engineered all audio and sound effects throughout all shows
• Worked cooperatively and proficiently as sound design assistant
Skills (2) Rating
Audio Editing
Video Editing