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					Jordan Byrne
4111 W. Sunset Blvd. #232, Los Angeles, CA 90029 • jordan@ingeniouspictures.com • (310) 480-1316

 SUMMARY
    Versatile editor, producer and director of television and video projects. Extensive experience in all
    aspects of television and video production and post-production. Freelance writer and live event
    producer. Demonstrated an ability to meet tight deadlines, self-motivate & work independently
    without supervision.

 TECHNICAL SKILLS
    Software:                         Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel, Final
                                      Draft. Proficient with web design in HTML and Joomla CMS.
                                      Familiar with Adobe After Effects and Apple Motion.
    Platforms:                        Macintosh and PC

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Institute For Cinema Studies
    Executive Program Director                                                       August 2009 – Ongoing
           Responsible for developing and producing film projects and live events for this California
            non-profit foundation founded by Academy Award winning cinematographer and filmmaker
            Haskell Wexler.

    Freelance Writer
    For Video Games, Animation, and Website Articles                                 August 2008 – Ongoing
           Editing scripts for video game titles produced by American and Japanese companies
            (disclosure of titles forbidden by NDA until Fall 2010).
           Editing and adapting English scripts for the Japanese anime series “Romeo X Juliet” for
            FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT.
           Editing articles for EXPERTVILLAGE.COM, BUSINESS.COM, and DKWEDDINGS.COM.
           Writing copy for INSTITUTEFORCINEMASTUDIES.ORG, SIGILMANAGEMENT.COM, and
            ROCKYMOUNTAINBREAKDOWNS.COM.

    G4 TV Network
    Editor/Associate Producer                                                          Feb. 2004 – July 2009
           “CINEMATECH” Television Series
            Completed 149 episodes of this popular G4 show. Responsible for color correction, audio
            balancing, and outputting to tape. Edited episodes both in studio on Avid Media Composer
            and at my home Final Cut Pro workstation.
           “CINEMATECH: NOCTURNAL EMISSIONS” Television Series
            Completed 100 episodes of this CINEMATECH spinoff series. Responsible for color
            correction, audio balancing, and outputting to tape. Edited episodes both in studio on Avid
            Media Composer and at my home Final Cut Pro workstation.
           “WHACKED OUT VIDEOS” Television Series
            Completed 103 episodes of this show acquired from Mighty Oak Entertainment.
            Responsible for re-editing and adding new graphic elements for re-air on The G4 Network,
            color correction, audio balancing, and outputting to tape. Edited episodes both in studio
            on Avid Media Composer and at my home Final Cut Pro workstation.
 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (CONT.)

    G4 TV Network
    Editor/Associate Producer                                                     Feb. 2004 – July 2009
           “G4 REWIND” Television Series
            Completed 100 episodes. Responsible for re-editing classic episodes of G4 shows for re-air
            in the summer of 2008, color correction, audio balancing, and outputting to tape.
            “WILD ON” Television Series
            Completed 40 episodes of this popular travelogue show acquired from The E! Channel.
            Responsible for re-editing and adding new graphic elements for re-air on The G4 Network,
            color correction, audio balancing, and outputting to tape.
           “G4 SPECIALS” Television Specials
            Edited multiple segments for the specials, “G4 PRESENTS: THE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT
            EXPO” (2007), “G4 PRESENTS: THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW” (2007), “420 SPECIAL:
            ATTACK OF THE SHOW FROM AMSTERDAM” (2007), and “G4 PRESENTS: E3 LIVE” (2004 &
            2005).
           “ATTACK OF THE SHOW”, “X-PLAY”, “FILTER” Television Series
            Edited segments in multiple episodes of all three series. Segments ranged from movie
            press junkets, coverage of conventions and other events, news pieces, & comedy skits.
           ASSOCIATED PRESS - Television Segments
            Edited 40 technology-oriented news segments for The A.P. in 2005.

    Lead Assistant Editor                                                         July 2002 – Jan. 2004
           Responsible for night team leadership, digitizing footage for 12 original programs, up-
            rez’ing shows, preparing shows for online sessions, outputting material to tape and DVD,
            media management, tape operator duties, task delegation and technical troubleshooting.
            Shifts required an average of 20 hours of footage to be digitized, and 2 up-rez’s per night.

    SIGIL MANAGEMENT
    Director of Video Production / Webmaster                                   January 2001 – Ongoing
           Producer and editor for all video material for this boutique talent management firm,
            including actor demo reels, videotaped auditions, and video materials for classes.
            Responsible for all deliverables for casting agencies and production companies, as well as
            designing and maintaining the company's website: www.sigilmanagement.com

    FADER MUSIC
    Editor/Producer/Director                                                           Oct. – Dec. 2007
           “SUNDAY, BLOODY SUNDAY” Music Video
            For artist SAUL WILLIAMS, from his album “The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy
            Tardust!” Video is currently available on MTV-U, Yahoo Music Videos, YouTube, and
            MySpace.




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 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (CONT.)

    CHUD.COM
    Editor/Producer                                                                  Feb. – April 2007
           “11 COLONELS ATTACK!” Promotional Videos
            For a feature film in development from the creators of the popular movie and pop=culture
            website CHUD.com

    DELRAY BEACH FILM FESTIVAL
    Editor/Producer/Director                                                        Jan. – March 2006
           2006 DELRAY BEACH FILM FESTIVAL TRAILER
            The trailer aired before each screening, and was commercial broadcast on Adelphia Cable
            throughout Florida.

    HEYFLEA! FILMS
    Editor/Producer                                                                Jan. – August 2005
           “MOVIE MONSTER INSURANCE”
            An award winning short film. See www.heyflea.com for a list of festivals won.

    AMALGAMATED PIXELS
    Assistant Visual Effects Coordinator/Assistant Office Manager              Nov. 2001 – April 2002
           Assisted on the feature films “SWORDFISH”, “DRIVEN”, and “GHOSTS OF MARS”.

    OTHER FILM INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
    Production Assistant                                                     Sept. 2000 – March 2001
           Feature Films: “BANDITS”, “ALI”, “CRADLE 2 THE GRAVE”, “TIME LAPSE”, “THEY CRAWL”

    OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
           Professional actor and voice over talent
           Event producer for live theater, music, and art shows.
                (More information available upon request)

 EDUCATION
    Northwestern University / Evanston, IL
    Bachelor of Science – School of Communications – Radio/TV/Film Major – History Minor




 VOLUNTEER WORK
    826 Foundation | Los Angeles, CA : Creative Writing Workshops for Kids
    Heritage Square Museum | Los Angeles, CA : Historical Re-enactments / Event Coordinator
    Homeless Teens With Hollywood Dreams | Los Angeles, CA : Video Consulting




Jordan M. Albert                                                                              p. 3 of 3

				
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