Derek Ellis

Freelance Video Editor & Audio Editor

Location:Bloomington, Indiana, United States
2 Skills

Derek Ellis
14798 US HWY 231, Loogootee, IN 47553

Indiana University Bloomington, IN
Bachelor of Arts December 2012
Major: Telecommunications


WFYI Production Internship
Summer Internship Program Indianapolis, IN
WFYI Production Intern May 2012-August 2012
• Developed and managed WFYI’s production blog
• Assisted with the daily tasks, which included editing videos for clients, editing scripts, logging tapes, etc.
• Worked as a grip for a number of shoots in field and studio, setting up lights, conducting interviews, shooting b-roll, etc.

Indiana INTERNnet Video Indianapolis, IN
Co-producer, Co-director, and Co-editor May 2012-August 2012
• Arranged a meeting with the client to discuss the client’s needs
• Collaborated with a production team of two other interns in order to assign different positions for each shoot
• Developed a summer long production schedule and devised a production plan for every event
• Conducted interviews, set up camera and lights, shot primary footage as well as b-roll, edited, etc.

TV Studio Production Course
Budget and Remote Multiple Camera Shoot Exercise Bloomington, IN
Mock Producer November 2011
• Created a production plan, conducted a site survey, and obtained access to venue layout
• Devised a schedule for the day of the production
• Projected an itemized estimate based off of a $7,000 budget

Kinsey Confidential Public Service Announcement TV Studio Production Bloomington, IN
Producer, Director, and Editor November 2011
• Consulted with client in order to discuss the client’s needs and target audience of the production
• Developed a program proposal and designed the floor and lighting plan
• Recruited 4 talent and organized the blocking of the talent
• Managed and led 15 production crewmembers
• Directed the multiple camera production and edited the video

CPR Demonstration Video Production Bloomington, IN
Producer, and Editor September 2011
• Led production team by assigning tasks and assisting when needed in order to produce the CPR video
• Contacted an organization that was willing to provide access to a CPR manikin
• Collaborated with production team to develop program proposal, treatment, and script
• Designed the floor and lighting plot and helped storyboard key shots
• Recruited a CPR certified talent, oversaw the production during the shoot and edited the video

Video Field and Post Production Course Fishers, IN and Loogootee, IN Interview Feature Stories Project May 2011 and July 2011
Producer, Director, and Editor of two interview feature stories
• Developed open ended interview questions and recruited 2 interviewees
• Set up camera, lights, and audio equipment
• Conducted interviews, shot B-roll footage, and edited two videos using Final Cut Pro
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Audio Editing