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					Jim Fleming
                                                 226 Juniper Road
                                                 Kings Park, N.Y. 11754
                                                 jumpcut@optonline.net               631-979-6991
                                                 www.jimflemingproductions.com       631-682-4045 Cell


Objective:
 Seeking Freelance or Staff Position as Avid Editor or Producer/Editor

Career Profile:

 Many years of post-production experience editing for major broadcast, advertising and corporate clients.
 18 years on Avid. Award winning projects range from TV programs, promos, commercials, documentaries,
 sales and corporate videos, video for the web. Strong graphics, sound design and color-correcting skills.
 Skilled in HD technology.


Work History:


Cooking Channel, NYC – Freelance Avid Editor (January 2010 - Present)
 In 2010, helped Food Network launch their new network, Cooking Channel. Reformatted over one hundred
 acquired programs from international sources. In March, began editing promos for every show to run on
 the new network, including acquired programs and new shows in production. Worked closely with GFX
 Department to integrate and revise new GFX and toolkits. Created a workflow with producer that would
 become a template for other editors and producers as the network expands. Continue to edit numerous
 promos for the network in 2011.

Food Network, NYC – Freelance Avid Editor (January 2003 - Present)
 Steady freelancer at the network for over 10 years, editing hundreds of promos, shows, sales and marketing
 videos on Avid Symphony, Adrenaline and DS Nitris systems. Heavy graphics, tight schedules. Work mostly
 on-site at network in all their Chelsea edit rooms but also handle some projects for Creative Services
 Department at outside NYC post facilities. Strong creative collaboration with producers and GFX
 Department. Work closely with engineering and operations department to troubleshoot software,
 hardware and workflow issues in edit rooms.


Martha Stewart Omnimedia, NYC – Freelance Avid Editor (September 2010 – October 2010)
 Edited a number of episodes of new cooking show, “Mad Meals” for the Hallmark Network.
 Martha Stewart, Executive Producer.

Freelance Avid Editor - NYC/NJ/CT (1995 - Present)
 Edited long and short format projects for Miramax Films, Late Night with David Letterman, Rachael Ray’s
 ABC Show, CBS News Productions, A&E Network, American Movie Classics, Citigroup, World Wrestling
 Federation, the United Nations, USA Network, Toymax, Chrysler Corporation, NJ Tourism Bureau, Sears,
 Panasonic, Banker’s Trust, World Wildlife Foundation, many others.

iNextv.com/Ampex Corporation, NYC - Senior Avid Editor (June 1999 - August 2001)
 As a full time freelancer, developed editing department for major Internet video company. Edited
 numerous news stories, shows, promos and spots for a network of streaming video web sites. Created show
 graphics and openings in Photoshop and After Effects.
First Edition Editorial, NYC - Staff Avid Editor (1993 -1995)
 Edited national commercials and corporate videos for NYC advertising agencies. Supervised film transfers,
 graphics, VO recordings, audio mixes and on-line conforms. Handled estimating, bidding and billing.

MHP Films, NYC - Staff Video Editor (1990 -1993)
 Edited many national TV commercials and marketing videos in NYC & Los Angeles for major advertising
 agencies. Supervised film-to-tape transfers, on-line edits, VO recordings, audio mixes. Handled
 estimating, bidding and billing.


Skills:
                                                        Education:
-Avid Symphony Nitris, Media Composer, Adrenaline
HD, DS Nitris, Xpress Pro/DV (PC & Mac)                 -Adelphi University (BA Communications)
-Sapphire EFX, Boris, After Effects                     -Syracuse University
-Sorenson Squeeze                                       -Chaminade High School
-Photoshop, Illustrator, CS5 Suite
-Microsoft Office Suite


                                References and Reels available on Request

				
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