Matthew Hanlon

Freelance Video Editor & Videographer

1423
Location:Sterling, Virginia, United States
Phone: 703-430-4703
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/matthewhanlon
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
Matthew Hanlon
312 Lancaster Sq.
Sterling, Va. 20164
(H) 703-430-4703
(C) 703-656-0339
Email: matt.towncenterfilms.hanlon2@gmail.com

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Employment Experience

May 2007-Present: Transportation Security Officer, Dulles International Airport

Perform screening duties on airline passengers.
Conduct security searches on passenger's luggage.

2001-2007: Projectionist, Phoenix Theaters, Herndon, Va.

Ran a nine-auditorium projection booth.
Built 35mm prints to be screened for the public.
Broke down prints to be shipped out.
Operated DVD projectors that ran commercial ads in between shows.
Repaired damaged prints by splicing them back together.

1992-2001: Projectionist, Loewes Theaters, Herndon, Va.

Ran projection booth.
Operated slide projectors that ran ads between shows.
Built film prints.
Broke down prints to be shipped.
Maintained general order in booth by cataloging previews for upcoming films.
Performed maintenance on projectors including lubricating motor, cleaning air-intake vents and applying rubbing alcohol to the film gate to ensure an uninterrupted screening.

1991-1992: Usher/Doorman, Loewes Theaters, Herndon, Va.

Directed ticket holders to their auditoriums.
Maintained overall cleanliness of theaters.
Ejected disruptive patrons when necessary.
Performed crowd control duties during busy times.

1990-1991: Concessionist/Usher/Doorman/Box Office Operator, Loewes Theaters, Sterling,
Va.

Operated refreshment stand.
Maintained cleanliness of theater and concession stand.
Sold tickets to patrons.

Education

B.A. Visual Media, The American University, Washington D.C.-1996
General Diploma, Park View High School-1990

Film Experience

2012 THE MAKING OF ENVOY

Wrote, directed original script.
Auditioned actors.
Created original designs for vehicles and aliens for cgi artists.
Created original design for sci-fi inspired hand weapon.
Consulted with model maker for creation of props.

2011 BABEQUEST

Wrote, directed and film multiple episodes for ongoing web series.
Consulted with cgi animators to create graphics.
Broadcast episodes on youtube channel Towncenterfilms2.

2011 SPY MAN

Developed script from an original idea.
Scouted locations.
Shot location footage.
Edited footage.
Auditioned actors.
Directed actors in live action shots.
Produced entire movie out-of-pocket.
Consulted with conceptual artist.
Placed 6th in 29 Days later film festival.

2010 CONFESSION

Developed script from an original idea.
Scouted locations.
Shot location footage.
Edited footage using Pinnacle Studio Plus software.
Auditioned actors.
Directed actors in live action shots as well as voice-over narration.
Produced entire movie out-of-pocket.
Semi-finalist in Action/Cut film festival.

2010: TO-DO LIST

Developed script from an original idea.
Scouted locations.
Shot and edited location footage.
Auditioned and directed actors in live action shots.
Produced entire movie out-of-pocket.
Placed 5th in 29 Days Later Film Festival.

2009: SHORTS

Developed script from an original idea.
Scouted locations.
Shot and edited location footage.
Auditioned and directed actors in live action shots using green screen and chroma key.
Produced entire movie.
Released movie on internet for general viewing.

2009: STALKER

Developed script from an original idea.
Scouted locations.
Shot and edited location footage.
Auditioned and directed actors in live action footage.
Produced entire movie.
Released movie on internet for general viewing.

2008: REMOTE CONTROL

Developed script from an original idea.
Scouted locations.
Shot and edited location footage.
Combined live action footage with digital backgrounds using chroma key.
Auditioned and directed actors.
Produced entire movie.
Released movie on internet for general viewing.

2007: DISC 2: THE MAKING OF ENVOY

Develped script from an original idea.
Scouted locations.
Secured locations.
Shot and edited location footage.
Combined live action footage with digital backgrounds using chroma key.
Consulted with CGI animator to develop digital backgrounds.
Auditioned and directed actors.
Produced entire movie.
Released movie on internet for online sales.

2007: THE PORTAL

Developed script from an original idea.
Obtained permission for location shoot.
Auditioned actors and directed them.
Shot and edited footage.
Produced film.
Consulted CGI animator for certain action sequences.
Combined live action with CGI footage using chroma key.
Acquired background music and sound effects.
Released film on internet for general viewing.

2006: THE GHOST AND MS. SLOB

Developed script from an original idea.
Auditioned and directed actors.
Shot and edited footage.
Designed overlay titles and credits.
Selected background music.
Produced and released film on internet.

1996-present: Freelance Screenwriter

Was under a six-month contract to the LAYA GELFF AGENCY, Encino, CA.

1995: BIG DOG'S NIGHT

Worked as part of a script team for independent film while a film student at American University.
Assisted in re-writes of original screenplay.
Moved equipment and tended to actor's needs a s a grip.
Helped set up lights and props for various sets.
Operated boom mic to record actor's dialogue.

EQUIPMENT

I personally own a Canon GL-2 3-chip professional camcorder of which I am quite familiar with.
I am familiar with Pinnacle Studio Plus editing software as well as Sony Vegas and Windows Movie Maker.
I am currently learning Final Cut Pro.
I own, and have used on multiple occasions, wireless microphones to record actors' dialogue.
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Videography