Rick Nixon

Freelance Commercial Videographer & Sports Videographer

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Location:Redding, California, United States
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RICK JUNIAN
530-227-0114
capitalpictures@aol.com

AS DIRECTOR:

FILM:
"Watercolors" independent feature film - 2nd Unit Director (also Co-Editor)
"The Greatest of These" short film. Won Best Directing, Best Editing and
Best Cinematography in two Chicago film festivals

TELEVISION:
“Prescriptions” "*** In The City" style TV pilot. Starring Shanna Barker of "Meet The Barkers" (also, Co-Writer, Editor)

COMMERCIALS:
"Very Cool" Maui Jim sunglasses (spec commercial)
"Virtually Smokin' (i-Phone spec commercial)
"Virtually Zen" (i-Phone spec commercial)
"We're Nuts" Blue Diamond Almonds (regional spots, series)
Swift Chevrolet Dealer spots (regional spots, series)

PUBLIC RELATIONS:
"Spider" music video (also Writer, Editor)
"Mattel Children's Hospital" (new $20M hospital wing)
"Nila Lights" extreme high-speed/slow-motion demo (also Editor)
"SoftSun" Promotional interviews with A.S.C. Cinematographers for SoftSun lights
(also Editor) (worldwide distribution)

AS DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY:
"SkinIt" two national broadcast commercials
"Hollywood Angels" a "Team America" style TV pilot (Comedy Central)
"Shamrock Social Club" TV Pilot with Dave Navarro, Adam Goldberg, Johnny Depp (HBO)
(also Co-Editor).
"Stunt Works" stunt competition TV pilot (FOX)
"Shaniqua's On Fire" music video for the band "Nobodies Smiling" (also, Editor & Compositor)
"The Virgin" short film directed by Adam Goldberg. Starring Cristina Ricci.
"What Is Orthopedics?" Doctor interviews for Shasta Orthopedics (TV spots)
Numerous toy commercials and sizzle spots for WSR Creative (Mattel, JAKKS Pacific,
Air Hogs, Gourmet Girl) (also editing)

AS EDITOR/CAMERAMAN:

Mattel
El Segundo, Ca. (2001-2007)
Responsibilities:
*Directing, shooting and editing toy viability commercials for market research
purposes
*Editing commercials and promos for Broadcast, in-house and DVD release
*Working with various department heads and managers to help brand properties
using graphics and music in editing commercials and sizzles for presentation to
prospective franchisers
*Selection and editing of music and sound effects for commercials, sizzle spots
and promos
(all Mattel Brands, including Barbie, Hot wheels, Matchbox, Fisher-Price)

Staples Center (2000-2001)
Responsibilities:
Playback Operator of Interstitials (promos) on Jumbotron
Cameraman - on-court (handheld) and stadium (tripod)
Playback Operator for instant replay (fill-in)
Technical Director (fill-in)

AS WRITER/PRODUCER:

The Money Store
Sacramento, CA (1997-2000)
Responsibilities:
*Conceptualizing, writing, budgeting and scheduling corporate productions
*Directing company personnel and SAG talent for in-house training, promotional,
and Public Relations videos
*Obtaining music rights, stock footage and selecting library music and sound effects
*Overseeing creation of 2D and 3D animations and graphic designs
*Responsible for coordination, set-up and operation of audio-visual equipment for company meetings and presentations

Bill Rase Productions (1993-1997)
Sacramento, CA
Responsibilities:
*Writing and editing regional commercials and corporate and industrial videos
*Working with clients to conceptualize ideas
*Directing SAG and AFTRA on-camera and voice-over talent
*Obtaining music rights, stock footage and selecting library music and sound effects
for video and audio productions
*Working with Animator in design of 3D animations and graphics
*Working with Sound Engineer in design and composition of music
*Lighting and shooting talent for Chromakeying

EDUCATION:

Video Symphony, Burbank, CA
Final Cut Pro and After Effects Workshops (2003)

Bachelor of Arts in Film & Television Production - Honors.
Columbia College, Chicago, IL. (1993)

Associate of Arts with an emphasis in Theater Studies - Honors
Shasta College, Redding, CA. (1990)