I have worked with and in Photoshop for almost 20 years since I was 19 years old and currently use it in my work as a digital video editor.
I used to be a Art Director and Graphic designer for the Advertising world which uses Photoshop, Freehand, illustrator and Quark application programs.
I have taken Art History since junior high and studied everything from Lost Civilization Art (cuneiform, pictographs, hieroglyphs) but also Renaissance, Impressionism, Post Modern, Pop and Opt Art, Abstract art and the techniques that follow suit.
I continued Art History upon a scholarship to Israel where I continued studies in Egyptology, Archaeology and Art
I have not only studied Art, Art history, technical drawing but am an avid sketch artist that draws with pen, pencils, charcoal, magic markers and have been doing this since junior high. This lead me to a fruitful career as an Art Director and Graphic designer.
I have an Associate of Science Degree in Television Broadcasting and Digital Media from the N.E Institute of Art in where I graduated with 3.9 GPA.
knowledge and advanced skills in:
live studio directing
lineara and non-linear editing
Experience working as a production assistant and studio operator.
Experience as an Assistant Director on documentary work for cable television.
Senior Sports Digital Editor in Final Cut Pro, Motion and Quantel.
I have a thorough background in still film and digital photography that spans 2 decades.
My father owned and operated a film processing and photography shop in South Africa. i picked up my first camera at the age of 10 years old and have down wildlife and nature photography ever since. Portfolio can be provided.
I work in Photoshop, Colorsplash, Flare and FCP.
I own and operate:
Minolta 505si (film) camera.
Canon EOS 50e
Fuji Finepix digital camera.
Sanyo Xacti HD digital camera.
I received my first tennis lesson at the age of 6 years old and have played ever since.
I competed in a youth tennis tournament at approximately the age of 12 and took 1st place in singles and 2nd in doubles (johannesburg, South Africa).
I played High School tennis on the A squad tennis team and played B squad for Squash.
I participated in Burbank, CA community tennis with league certified and TPA ranked players for 3 years.
I have advanced skills working in Final Cut pro, Quantel, Motion and Photoshop.
I have a background with linear and non-linear editing, script writing for broadcast television, film, documentaries, news and online media.
Along with converting media, importing and exporting, trouble-shooting compatibility issues.
Sony PD150 cameras