Mike Estler

Freelance Audio Editor & Music Producer

Location:Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Website: http://www.mikeestlersound.com
2 Skills

American University, Washington D.C Sept 2009-May 2011
Degree: BA Audio Production/Specialization in Communication
GPA: 4.00; 2009-2011 Deans List
Anne Arundel County Community College, MD Jan 2007-Sept 2009
GPA: 3.33; Phi Theta Kappa 2008-2009

Credited Work
The Last Stop (16:32) (AU Visions Award Recipient) – Directed by: David Joyce
Post-Production, Sound Mix & Design
Flux (14:32) – Directed By: Jon ******
Post Production, Sound Mix & Design
Man with a Bolex Movie Camera (11:25) – Directed by: Colin Foster
Post-Production Mixer & Sound Design
Waiting On A Train (9:26) – Directed By: David Joyce
Post Production, Sound Mix & Design
Catching Up (8:26) (AU Visions Award Nominee) – Directed By Mary Ratliff
Post Production, Sound Mix & Design
Hawks in the City (6:19) (AU Visions Award Nominee) – Directed by: Aditi Desai
Narration Recorder and Post Mixer
Twig (5:56) (AU Visions Award Nominee) – Directed by: Charlie Pearson
Post-Production, Sound Mix & Design

Related Coursework

Business of the Audio Industry, Fundamentals of Audio Technology, Production Sound,
Principles of Management and Supervision, Digital Audio Workstations, Sound Synthesis,
Sound and Studio Techniques, Advanced Digital Imaging, Creative Sound Techniques

• Certified in Pro Tools 101, 110, 201, and 210
• Experienced with integrating audio and video for Foley sound using Pro Tools
• Experienced in Pd (Pure Data) for synthesizing sound
• Experienced with Final Cut Pro 7, Photoshop CS4, iDVD, iTunes, and iPhoto
• Familiar with API 1608 32-channel mixing console
• Proficient in Word and Excel

Work Experience

Takoma Park Media Group, Inc., Silver Spring, MD May 2011-Present
Assistant Audio Engineer/Intern (2010)
• Participated in Foley and sound effects recording
• Participated with mixing television and radio programs and commercials
• Setup record session and assisted in client ADR
• Assisted in sound editing and worked with noise reduction software plug-ins

WRNR 103.1FM, Annapolis, MD Sept 2007-May 2009
Account Executive
• Prospected and cold called clients to cultivate new business
• Managed scheduling and timetables for on-air advertising
• Created ad campaigns and wrote radio spots
• Assisted in promotional events and on-site marketing initiatives

Snafoo (Touring Rock Band), Montclair, NJ 2002-2005
Lead Singer/Manager
• Served as the primary conduit between the band and venues, including booking all shows
• Participated in recording and mixing at professional studios and with individual recording equipment
• Managed a working calendar of shows and events

Extensive management level experience in the hospitality industry, details on request
Skills (2) Rating
Audio Editing
Music Production