Jessica Mantas

Freelance Video Editor & 3D Animator

Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
2 Skills
The New York Film Academy (Final Cut Pro and Motion Certified) Summer 2011
The New School, New York, NY (Master of Arts) Graduate December 2010
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA (Bachelor of Arts) Graduated May 2006
-School of Arts and Sciences, Communications Major

The Audio Department Inc., New York, NY August 2007 – Present
Project Manager/Post Production Supervisor
-Production supervision for broadcast production and post-production for both audio and video editing sessions.
-Management for Pro-Tools mixing rooms and HD video editing suites. This includes research of various materials for all audio and video sessions to ensure seamless results while accurately tracking session specifications and deliverables. This ensures that all deliverables are on time and 100% accurate.
-Producer/manager for promotional advertising before air. This includes obtaining music licensing and copyright clearances while also successfully invoicing, managing and handling budgets of over 100k.
-Client/celebrity relations and management. Including scheduling and maintaining client travel and contracts, database and ftp management, and implementing marketing strategies by creating promotional demos for prospective clientele.
-Clients Include But Are Not Limited To: Aretha Franklin, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, John Cusack, MTV, Comedy Central and TBS.

Freelance Post Production Editor
-Proficient in Final Cut Pro 7
-Proficient in EDL, XML, OMF and AAF file formats
-Proficient in Encode, export, and import material
-Laying off to tape (HDCAM, HDCAMSR, DIGI and Beta)
-Provide exceptional service for all clients (ranging from Television Networks to Independent Film Producers)

World Wide Audio Inc. (1 Line Media), New York, NY June 2006 – May 2007
Studio Manager/ Production Assistant
-Promoted within one month to studio manager.
-Production assistant on film shoots.
-Provided executive assistant support to the CEO. This includes the arranging of travel, entertainment, itinerary, and preparing of expense reports.
-Client relations.
-Responsible for internship program.
-Full support for senior staff/5.1 Dolby dub stage/editing suites/audio rooms. While assisting with ADR, Foley, and sound design for post-production.

4Kids Productions, New York, NY Summer 2005
Summer Intern/Production Coordinator
-Managed production and post-production.
-Assisted with commercial filming as a production assistant.
-Contributed in production meetings and voice over sessions.
-Managed and scheduled voice-over rooms and video edit suites.
-Shows Included: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Chaotic, Yu-Gi-Oh.

-Fluent Spanish and Semi Fluent in French.
-Proficient in Scheduall, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Photoshop, Illustrator.
-Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools and ISDN recording/patching.
-Proficient in Mac OSX and Windows platforms.
-Serve as Secretary of Condo Association
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
3D Animation