Jesse Kerman

 

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 PROFILE

Advanced experience in professional film and video production and post production.

 

Expertise with creative and technical aspects of editing - narrative and non-fiction, and animation / motion graphics.

 

Core skills run the gamut from writing, storyboarding, and pre- production, through cinematic lighting, shooting, recording sound, and all aspects of post production and delivery.

 

Past projects have involved such talents as James Franco and Heather Graham, Bob Mora - producer of The Amazing Race and America’s Next Top Model, and work for Showtime, Google, Autodesk and Genentech.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

FREELANCE FILMMAKER self-employed • 1997 - present

Edit, assistant edit, color correction, motion graphics, camera, assistant camera, direction, writing, animation, visual effects, and technical and creative consultation for screenplays, production and post production.

SENIOR EDITOR CNE Media • 2004 - 2012

In charge of post-production for suite of websites producing over 40 movies per month.

    • Editing long form and short-form material
    • Working with directors
    • Encoding
    • 2D and 3D motion graphics / digital visual effects
    • Hiring and training new editors / managing junior editors • FCP problem solving
    • Shooting narrative and documentary

TUTOR self-employed • 2003 - present

One-on-one assistance with general post production workflow and Final Cut Studio, on call and in person.

INSTRUCTOR Berkley Community Media • 2003 - 2004

Taught beginner’s course in Final Cut Pro to classes of 10-15 for public access station.

INSTRUCTOR Women’s Film Workshop, London • 2001

Co-taught workshop on production and post production for women.

OFFICE MANAGER Revbox.com • 2000 - 2001

Oversaw office logistics for internet startup of 20 employees.


TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

 

POST:

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Autodesk Maya
  • DVD Studio Pro
  • Compressor
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Motion
  • Color
  • ProCoder
  • Premiere
  • Photoshop
  • Mocha

CAMERA:

  • Sony EX1/EX3
  • Canon 5D MK II/7D
  • RED One
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Canon XL1
  • Sony Z1U

CREDITS

 

EDITOR 

ANIMATION / MOTION GRAPHICS 

  • Celebrity Sizzle Animation - New Balance - produced by Brian Cibula: AVMediainc.com
  • 2013 Intro Video - Michelin - produced by CWI
  • Site Manager / Site Startup - Genetech/Roche/Price Waterhouse Cooper - produced by re:Mind
  • Kinetic Typography - Genetech/Roche - produced by re:Mind
  • Cereer Minute Series - Genetech/Roche - produced by re:Mind
  • Smoke Free Dave and Lisa - National Institute Of Health - produced by re:Mind
  • Top 3 Animation - New Balance - produced by Brian Cibula: AVMedia.com
  • Product Motion Graphics - Bear Grylls - produced by Brian Cibula: AVMedia.com
  • 2013 Product Sizzle Animation - New Balance - produced by Brian Cibula: AVMedia.com
  • Photo Animation / Titles - The West End House 2013 - produced by Brian Cibula: AVMedia.com
  • Teach Teachers Tech - A Platform For Good - produced by Google, Facebook and Microsoft
  • Production Company Logo - Moving Portraits
  • Website Logo - EyeNeer.com
  • Production Company Logo - Doorstop Productions
  • RSU Internal Training Video - Genentech
  • Autodesk Internal Training Video
  • GPM Project, corporate training videos - Genentech
  • Foundations of Reimbursement, corporate training - Genentech

OTHER CREDITS

  • D.I.T. - Happy Baby, narrative feature - Dir. Stephen Elliott
  • VIDEOGRAPHER - CreativeBug.com (Kristin Nicholas Workshops, Maggie Pace Workshop)
  • PRODUCER / WRITER - Public Sex, Private Lives
  • ILLUSTRATOR / MUSIC EDITOR / COLORIST - Teach Teachers Tech
  • MUSIC SUPERVISOR - Mother Country
  • SOUND DESIGNER/VISUAL EFFECTS - Cousin Wonderlette: Love and Anger
  • ASSISTANT EDITOR - About Cherry (2012), narrative feature - Dir. Stephen Elliott
  • COLORIST / 2ND AC - Coming Up
  • COLORIST - Patagonia Rising
  • ASSISTANT EDITOR - All About Evil, narrative feature - Dir. Joshua Grannell
  • ASSISTANT EDITOR - Talent Matters, corporate video for Juniper Networks

Additional credits / references available upon request