Resume of Charlie Kirby

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CHARLIE KIRBY
EDITOR / ASSISTANT EDITOR
bahaionicman@yahoo.com
DOWNLOADED
ASSISTANT EDITOR
2011 – 2012
VH1 rockDocs

Feature film documentary about Napster.  I have been in charge of designing file and tape based workflows from day one on this project.  We have hundreds of hours of archival footage, and current interviews shot with two Canon 5D and one GoPro camera.  I sync sound, group multi-cam clips, pull selects, create string outs.  Color corrected promo that was screened at SXSW Film Festival. 
 Avid Media Composer.
Writer/Director: Alex Winter
Downloaded The Movie

RISING: REBUILDING GROUND ZERO
ASSISTANT EDITOR (ONLINE)
2011
KPI, Steven Spielberg (executive producer), DreamWorks Television, Discovery Channel
The Rising

WORLD CITIZEN PRODUCTIONS

ADDITIONAL EDITOR
2010 – 2011
A smart, informative, cutting-edge travel show with in depth narrative and an urban soundtrack.
• Rough cuts of basic story structures
• File based workflows and media management of various HD formats
• Color correction, Audio mixing, Multi-camera grouping, Encoding for web

 
THIRTEEN / WNET

ASSISTANT EDITOR/JUNIOR EDITOR
2007 – 2010
• American Masters, Patti Smith Dream of Life by Steven Sebring, Nature, Cyberchase, Wide Angle, Secrets of the Dead, Great Performances, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, Exposé, HD On Air Promos.
• Avid, Final Cut Pro, Avid Symphony, DS Nitris
• Assembled rough cuts from scripts
• File-based workflows (P2, XD CAM)
• Multi-camera
• Digitized from and output to HD and SD tape
• Imported graphics, AAF’s, audio files
• Exported OMF’s for audio mixing sessions
• Exported clips to graphic files (tiff, targa) for graphic design delivery
• Uprezzing offline projects to online

THIRTEEN / WNET

POST PRODUCTION TECHNICAL SUPPORT
2008 – 2010
• Trained several dozen new users in Final Cut Pro, Avid and Photoshop
• Media management (Final Cut Pro and Avid)
• Technical support for over fifty editing workstations (Avid, Final Cut, Symphony, DS Nitris, Mac, PC).  Trouble shot whether problems were software, hardware, patching, routing, drive bay, server, tape machine or human error.
• Tech evaluated Avid and FCP workstation and hardware for play out to tape and air (Bill Moyers Journal, NOW, Sunday Arts), routing, patch bay, video scopes, audio mixer, HD and SD decks.

• Automatic Duck migration of projects from Avid to FCP; and from FCP to AvidVOOM HD / RAINBOW MEDIA
ASSISTANT EDITOR
2007
• Gallery (Miami Fashion, Haute Couture, Robert Wilson); Treasure (Chocolate)
• Digitized HD footage into editing system. Organized clips and bins. Imported graphics and audio.
• Rough cuts, string outs.
DUART FILM AND VIDEO
ASSISTANT EDITOR, WEB ENCODER, DIGITAL RESTORATION ARTIST
2004 – 2006
• Avid Symphony, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, DS Nitris
• Pulling selects, string outs, rough cuts
• Imported graphics, AAF’s, audio files
• Exported OMF’s for audio mixing sessions
• Setting up tape decks for input/output and film transfer (all HD & SD formats), dubs, conversions
• Web encoding, FTP
• Digital restoration w/ MTI
• Tape to tape dubbing, DVD duplication, posting video to web

THE LEARNING CHANNEL
ASSISTANT EDITOR
2003
• Edited rough cuts of casting footage with Final Cut Pro

BRAVO TV/SCOUT PRODUCTIONS
ASSISTANT EDITOR
2003

• Conducted reality TV casting interviews in the field, then edited that footage with Final Cut Pro.

EDUCATION
FUTURE MEDIA CONCEPTS, New York City
Avid DS Nitris workshop

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, New York City
Avid Media Composer (semester course)
Final Cut Pro (semester course)
After Effects (semester course)

NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY, New York City
Photoshop (semester course)
Web Page Design/HTML (semester course)

SEATTLE FILM INSTITUTE, Seattle, WA
Film Production

SOFTWARE
EDITING:

Avid
Final Cut Pro
DS Nitris
Symphony
GRAPHICS:
After Effects
Motion
Color
Photoshop
Image Ready
ENCODING:

Compressor
MPEG Streamclip
Digital Rapids Stream
Episode Pro
RESTORATION:
MTI Correct
DaVinci Revival
WEB:

Word Press
HTML
Adobe GoLive
AUDIO:

Logic
PLATFORMS:

Mac OS X
Windows
MISCELLANEOUS:

Automatic Duck

 

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