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Chris R.

Brooklyn, NY

$30/hour

Editing tutor with 10+ experience for group or one on one session

5+ Hours
Background check passed as of 5/21/15
5.0 average from 1 ratings
A wealth of information / highly recommended!
— Victoria, Ridgewood, NY on 8/27/15

$30/Hour


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New York University Tisch School of the arts
Film and television

Education

New York University Tisch School of the arts (Film and television)

About Chris

Chris Chan R. is a 15-year veteran editor, digital content strategist, cinematographer, college professor and project manager. He has been teaching cinematography and editing at New York University Tisch School of the Arts since 1999 and served as NYU’s Executive Director of Post Production for over two years. He also taught the editing component of the Summer Filmmakers Workshop and the Future Filmmakers Workshop at NYU for over 10 years. Chris also edits professionally and has worked with such talents as Sting, Billy Eichner, Nick Kroll and Christian McBride. In 2006, Chris won a Telly Award for his editing work with Robert Small Entertainment, where he edited for Comedy Central, Nick at Nite and The Biography Channel.

From 2012 through July 2014, Chris worked at YouTube, helping emerging partners devise channel strategy, increase production value, and develop their brand. He also co-ran the Creator Residency program that provided YouTubers the opportunity to use YouTube’s resources, and also helped develop the free educational workshops offered through YouTube Space NY to help YouTube partners maximize the potential of their channel. In 2014, Chris conducted a TEDx Talk, titled “Modern Mavericks”. Chris is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Chris has been editing and teaching since 1999. He has years of professional experience as well as teaching on the collegiate and high school level.
Chris Chan R. is a 15-year veteran editor, digital content strategist, cinematographer, college professor and project manager. He has been teaching cinematography and editing at New York University Tisch School of the Arts since 1999 and served as NYU’s Executive Director of Post Production for over two years. He also taught the editing component Read more

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24 hours notice required
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Travels within 15 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11216
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"A wealth of information / highly recommended!"

- Victoria, Ridgewood, NY on 8/27/15

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Adobe Photoshop

I have taught students how to use Photoshop at NYU in the Department of Undergraduate Film&TV at NYU Tisch at YouTube Space New York. I have taught students how to use Photoshop to modify/make corrections to media that will be used for print, for web, and to be used for film/video content.

Film

I have been teaching at NYU in film and video production since 1999. I have taught over the years video production classes, a Commercial Short Form Class (taught Juniors and Seniors how to make commercials and economically viable short films), cinematography, as well as editing.
My IMDB Profile has a list of my professional credits.

Photography

I graduated with a BFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts Undergraduate Film and TV program. I have been teaching a class called Frame & Sequence since 1999. It is a still photography class that until 2006 was an SLR class but now teaches digital photography. My RateMyProfessor Profile has favorable comments made about me by my former students.

Theater

I was in a performing comedy troupe from 1994 - 2014. I've directed and produced several shows that premiered at the NYC Fringe. I acted and directed a show called Law and Order: Etc that was produced at the People's Improv Theater in 2006.
I taught theatre and self expression to students in middle school from 1999 - 2004 through a company called Children and the Classics.
Directed 600 Days of Pain.

Video Production

I have been a teacher with NYU's Summer Filmmakers Workshop and Future Filmmakers Workshop for over 10 years teaching video production and video editing. I have also taught videography and video editing at Manhattan Neighborhood Network. I am NYU's former Director of Post Production and held the title for over two years.

New York University Tisch School of the arts
Film and television

Education

New York University Tisch School of the arts (Film and television)

A wealth of information / highly recommended!

Chris brought along his Canon T3i & we reviewed technical aspects of the camera in relation to cinematography: • F-stops • Shutter speed • Depth of field • ISO/ASA • Prime vs zoom lenses • Lens speed • Rule of thirds • Henri Cartier Bresson's Decisive moments Chris explained the facts clearly & accurately. He was also very organized. Passionate & enthusiastic!

— Victoria, Ridgewood, NY on 8/27/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Chris will travel within 15 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11216.