Jamison Claxton

Freelance Video Producer & Television Producer

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Location:Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jamisonclaxton
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Jamison Claxton

Recent Projects Spotlight

“Hood 2 Hood” America’s Next Hip-Hop Superstar Promos, July 2011 - Present
Writer/Director/DP
Premise: Follows the same judging format as American Idol but for rappers and hip-hop/r&b artists seeking a record deal
- Concepted and wrote several treatments for web-promotional videos used to attract participants in the show’s 2nd season
- Directed crew and talent during filming of web-promotional videos

Star Mike, “NBA 2K12”, Music Video, June 2011
Writer, Director/DP, Editor
Premise: Develop a music video for up and coming artist, Star Mike, to gain additional fans and press impressions. Pitch video/song for NBA 2K12 video game soundtrack to corporate board.
- Worked with management team on concept, directed and edited the final video for promotional release on the web
- Official video on Youtube has seen 10,000+ views since its release on July 14

This Thing of Ours, Short Film, May 2011
Writer, Director, Editor
Premise: The film examines the fissures between two business associates and the trust between friends when their money making operation goes awry
- Concepted and wrote the script. Directed a cast of 15 in this short film. Edited the short film and developed a 60 second teaser trailer for promotional use
- Accepted into the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival

Alexandra Cespedes, “It’s All Black and White”, Web Series, April 2011
Director/DP, Editor
Premise: Web-documentary on artist, Alexandra Cespedes, showcasing creative thinking and paining art pieces for her Fall exhibit, “All Black and White”
- Wrote treatment, shot, and edited 5:00 episode introducing artist

Yoplait, “Keep Running”, Spec Ad, January 2010
Co-Writer, Co-Director
Premise: Tasked to create an ad which shows the many lives Yoplait’s target consumer led. Spec ad observes one woman’s daily ritual
- Submitted for Mofilm’s Barcelona Festival, came in 7th in competition

AT&T, “Fastest Man Alive”, Spec Ad, January 2010
Co-Writer, Co- Director
Premise: Tasked to showcase AT&T as the fastest network. Spec ad recruits the ‘fastest man alive’ to draw parallelisms to AT&T’s service
- Submitted for Mofilm’s Barcelona Festival, came in top 20 in the competition

Pepsi, “Bandaged”, Minute Short Film, January 2010
Co-Writer, Co- Director
Premise: Tasked to create a 1:00 short film on what tomorrow held
- Submitted for Mofilm’s Barcelona Festival, came in top 20 in the competition

Education / Technical Experience
- Syracuse University BA in Communications and Rhetorical Studies 2007
- Final Cut, Compressor and MS Office, Very skilled in Excel, After Effects, Premiere
- Canon EOS 7D

Affiliations
- Content Producer at “Hood 2 Hood” (web show)
- Content Producer at A2M Multimedia

References upon request

Notable Experience

Year Project Position
2011 “Hood 2 Hood” America’s Next Hip-Hop Superstar Promos Writer, Director, Editor
2011 This Thing of Ours, Short film Writer, Director, Editor
2011 “NBA 2K12” – Star Mike, Music Video Director, Editor
2011 “The Intro” – Kale Dreamz, Music Video Director, Editor
2011 “It’s All Black and White” Web Series Director, Editor
2011 “Torture” – J Mello, Music Video Production Assistant
2011 “Straight Jacket” – Sky High, Music Video Production Assistant
2011 “Go On” – WurlD, Music Video Production Assistant
2010 Free Sol: “Story of the RocknRollas, EPK Director
2010 (Bandaged) Tomorrow, Short Film Writer, Director
2010 “Keep Running”, Yoplait, Spec Ad Writer, Director
2010 “Pass it On”, Best Buy, Spec Ad Writer, Director
2010 “Fastest Man Alive”, AT&T, Spec Ad Writer, Director
2010 “Dazs Family”, Haagen Dazs, Spec Ad Writer, Director
2010 “Yoplaitga”, Yoplait, Spec Ad Writer, Director
2010 “Oh no”, OMO, Spec Ad Writer, Director
2009 “Shades of Brooklyn”, HBO Short Film Associate Producer
2009 “Inertia”, Short Film Writer, Producer