Jason Charnick

3828 East Wilton Street
Long Beach, California 90804-2741
(323) 309-5678
jason@upstartfilmcollective.com


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EDUCATION

     Certificate - September 1997 to December 1997
     NEW YORK UNIVERSITY: SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION - NEW YORK, NEW YORK
     Day Intensive Film Workshop

     Bachelor of Arts - September 1993 to May 1997
     BOSTON UNIVERSITY - BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
     Major in Psychology

EMPLOYMENT

     Post-Production Supervisor / IT Supervisor / Editor - April 2006 to Present
     FRAMEWORK STUDIO - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA
     ARSONAL DESIGN (SISTER COMPANY: JULY 2007 - PRESENT) - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA
              - Studio-wide hardware and software support and render farm / file server / network maintenance for 3-D motion graphic design, print design &
                 post-production edit facilities.
              - Supervise post-production workflow on various DVD / Blu-ray / EPK projects for major studio clientele.
              - Build additional tape & file-based workflows (RED, Alexa) for various high-profile projects on an as-needed basis.
              - Participate as camera technician on various soundstage and on-location high definition video shoots.
              - Create, edit, and author various company reels and projects for outside clientele.

     Editor / Post-Production Consultant - May 2001 to Present
     UPSTART FILM COLLECTIVE (PERSONAL POST-PRODUCTION SERVICES COMPANY) - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
              - Create and edit various projects for clientele in the entertainment industry using Final Cut Pro & DVD Studio Pro.
              - Create and set-up custom video editing workstations for editors and other post-production professionals.
              - Create and maintain corporate web site and demo reel pages.

     Managing Director of Technology - November 2004 - February 2006
     DIGITAL CASTING STUDIOS - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
              - Manage post-production workflow at 3-studio commercial casting facility.
              - Supervise camera operators during audition sessions.
              - Create QuickTime CD's, DVD's, video outputs, & web sites for commercial clientele.

     Final Cut Pro Editor / Post-Production Consultant - October 2004 to January 2005
     SPEEDREELS - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
              - Create and edit demo reels for clientele in the entertainment industry using Final Cut Pro.
              - Recommend hardware and software solutions for future facility expansion.

     DVD Studio Pro Instructor - September 2004 to November 2004
     MOVIOLA EDUCATION CENTER - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
              - Conduct three-day intensive DVD Studio Pro & LiveType classes.

     Operations Assistant - April 2004 to October 2004
     TECHNICOLOR CREATIVE SERVICES, HOLLYWOOD - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
              - Organize and maintain video tape and film vault at busy post-production facility.
              - Assist editors and video engineers with technical and creative issues as necessary.

     Software Quality Assurance Engineer - DVD Applications Division - July 2003 to January 2004
     Final Cut Pro Instructor - October 2001 to March 2002
     APPLE COMPUTER, INC. - GLENDALE & CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA
              - Conduct black box/ad hoc testing of Apple's iDVD & DVD Player applications.
              - Conduct weekly Final Cut Pro class to customers at retail location in Glendale, California.

     CineWave Quality Assurance Engineer - May 2003 to July 2003
     PINNACLE SYSTEMS, INC. - MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA
              - Conduct black box/ad hoc testing of Pinnacle's CinˇWave hardware and software on Macintosh platform.
              - Use and maintain various video hardware, including HD/DV/Beta decks, NTSC monitors and RAID arrays.

     Editor / DVD Quality Control Specialist - January 2001 to April 2003
     CANTER & ASSOCIATES, INC., A DIVISION OF SYLVAN LEARNING SYSTEMS, INC. - MARINA DEL REY, CALIFORNIA
              - Edit short programs of distance learning materials using Final Cut Pro.
              - Assist in maintenance of on-site video editing hardware and software, including Macintosh and Windows PC's.

     High Definition Final Cut Pro Engineer - February 2003
     HOLLYWOOD INTERMEDIATE, INC. (NOW PART OF MATCHFRAME VIDEO). - BURBANK, CALIFORNIA
              - Troubleshoot problem Macintosh FCP editing workstation and RAID array to support HD capability.
              - Perform minor editing changes as needed.

COMPLETE FILM & VIDEO CREDITS

     Getting Over - Dir. Jason Charnick - 1080p High Definition Feature Documentary - Fall 2013
     ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Jennifer Lopez: Her Life. Her Journey - Dir. Josh Harris - Hour-Long Television Special for NUVO Network - July 2013
     POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Subaru & Dollar General - Dir. George Cawood & Rajan Patel - :30/:60 Spots for Oxygen Cable Network - May 2013
     POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Ted - Dir. Seth McFarlane - 35mm Feature Film - June 2012
     POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR (MAIN TITLES) - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Cabin In The Woods - Dir. Joss Whedon - 35mm Feature Film - April 2012
     ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Terra Nova - Dir. Alex Graves - FOX Hour-Long Dramatic Series - September 2011
     DVD / BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Close, But No Cigar - Dir. Jason Charnick - 1080p High Definition Short Film - June 2011
     DIRECTOR, WRITER, PRODUCER, DVD / BLU-RAY DISC AUTHOR & GRAPHIC DESIGNER - PASADENA, CALIFORNIA

     Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 8 Motion Comic - Dir. Jeff Shuter - Direct To Video Feature - November 2010
     DVD / BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, SLIDESHOW DESIGNER - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     The A-Team - Dir. Joe Carnahan - 35mm Feature Film - June 2010
     DVD / BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, COMMENTARY / BLU-RAY MENU AUDIO MIXER - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Everyone Counts - Dir. Peter Sullivan - 1080p High Definition Web Series - June 2010
     POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, ONLINE EDITOR / COLORIST, GRAPHIC DESIGNER, VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Grown Ups - Dir. Dennis Dugan - 35mm Feature Film - June 2010
     VISUAL EFFECTS IT SUPERVISOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Dollhouse - Dir. Joss Whedon, et al. - FOX Hour-Long Dramatic Series - July 2009 / April 2010
     DVD / BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom - Dir. Jaime Robledo - Stage Production - March 2010
     PROJECTION ANIMATOR - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Memory Lane - Dir. Scott Freeman, Exec. Prod. Doug Ellin - RED 4K Short Film - March 2010
     POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR / CO-EDITOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Smokin' Aces 2: Assassin's Ball - Dir. P.J. Pesce - 35mm Feature Film - January 2010
     DVD / BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES POST-PRODUCTION COORDINATOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Savin' Up For Saturday Night - Dir. Jeremy Aldridge - Stage Production - September 2009
     ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, GRAPHIC DESIGNER, PHOTOGRAPHER, VIDEO EDITOR - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     5:19 To Molina - Dir. Jason Charnick - 1080p High Definition Short Film - June 2009
     DIRECTOR, EDITOR, WRITER, PRODUCER, DVD / BLU-RAY DISC AUTHOR & GRAPHIC DESIGNER - PASADENA, CALIFORNIA

     Paul Blart: Mall Cop - Dir. Steve Carr - 35mm Feature Film - April 2009
     DVD / BLU-RAY DISC MENU EDITOR & AUDIO MIXER - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     The 81st Annual Academy Awards: In Memoriam - Dir. Allen P. Haines - ABC Television Special - February 2009
     "IN MEMORIAM" POST-PRODUCTION COORDINATOR - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Dogg After Dark - Dir. John Priday - MTV Series Opening Titles - February 2009
     ON-SET VIDEO TECHNICIAN - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     The House Bunny - Dir. Fred Wolf - 35mm Feature Film - September 2008
     DVD / BLU-RAY DISC MENU EDITOR & AUDIO MIXER - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     The Rocker - Dir. Peter Cattaneo - 35mm Feature Film - September 2008
     SPECIAL FEATURES ONLINE EDITOR, DVD MENU EDITOR & AUDIO MIXER - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Talk Radio / And Then I Dreamt Of Yes by The Dandy Warhols - Dir. Mark Helfrich - 720p Music Videos - September 2008
     ON-SET VIDEO TECHNICIAN - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     You Don't Mess With The Zohan - Dir. Dennis Dugan - 35mm Feature Film - August 2008
     DVD / BLU-RAY DISC MENU AUDIO MIXER - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     The Comebacks - Dir. Tom Brady - 35mm Feature Film - January 2008
     SPECIAL FEATURES ONLINE EDITOR, DVD MENU AUDIO MIXER - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Contra - Dir. Team Awesome - 1080p High Definition Short Film - October 2007
     COMPOSITOR, TITLE & GRAPHIC DESIGNER, POST-PRODUCTION CONSULTANT - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Reign Over Me - Dir. Mike Binder - 35mm Feature Film - October 2007
     DVD / BLU-RAY DISC MENU AUDIO MIXER - CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Punchout - Dir. Team Awesome - 1080i High Definition Short Film - June 2007
     COMPOSITOR, TITLE & GRAPHIC DESIGNER, POST-PRODUCTION CONSULTANT - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Expiration Date - Dir. Nathan Oliver - 720p High Definition Short Film - June 2007
     WRITER, PRODUCER, EDITOR, DVD / BLU-RAY DISC AUTHOR & GRAPHIC DESIGNER - PASADENA, CALIFORNIA

     Broken Thread - Dir. Mahesh Mathai - 35mm Feature Film - February 2007
     TRAILER EDITOR - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Smokin' Aces - Dir. Joe Carnahan - 35mm Feature Film - January 2007
     DVD FEATURETTES MENU AUDIO MIXER - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Razor Sharp - Dir. Marcus Perry - Independent 35mm Short Film - December 2006
     DVD AUTHOR - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Angie's Delight - Dir. Nathan Oliver - Independent DV Short Film - September 2006
     EDITOR, DVD AUTHOR, MENU DESIGNER - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     My Grandson, The Director - Exec. Prod. Brett Ratner - Reality TV Pilot - August 2006
     EDITOR - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Click - Dir. Frank Coraci - 35mm Feature Film - August 2006
     DVD MENU AUDIO MIXER, BLU-RAY DISC MENU AUDIO MIXER, UMD MENU AUDIO MIXER - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Real Pirates of the Caribbean - DVD Documentary - March 2006
     EDITOR

     Into The Maelstrom - Dir. Peter Sullivan - Independent DV Short Film
     POST-PRODUCTION CONSULTANT, DVD AUTHOR, MENU & POSTER DESIGNER - STUDIO CITY, CALIFORNIA

     Robot Chicken - Stop-Motion Animation Series for Cartoon Network - October 2004
     POST-PRODUCTION / FINAL CUT PRO CONSULTANT - SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA

     Game Over - Dir. Peter Sullivan - Independent DV Feature Film - April 2004
     DVD AUTHOR, THEATRICAL POSTER DESIGNER, END CREDITS DESIGNER - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Mix It Up: CineWave 4 Demo - Corporate Promotional Reel - July 2003
     EDITOR - MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA

     Hollywood Headshots - Dir. Myles Maher - Independent DV Documentary - April 2003
     DVD AUTHOR, MENU DESIGNER - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Pizza Slice - Dir. Will Shivers - Independent DV Documentary - April 2003
     DVD AUTHOR - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     The D.A. - Dir. Michael Robin - ABC Hour-Long Dramatic Pilot - March 2003
     PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

     Stephen King's Night Surf - Dir. Peter Sullivan - Independent DV Short Film - October 2002
     PRODUCER, POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, DVD AUTHOR, MENU DESIGNER - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Our Nation: A Korean Punk Rock Community - Dir. Timothy Tangherlini - UCLA Documentary - September 2002
     DVD AUTHOR - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     GameTrailers.com - Summer 2002 Demo Disc - August 2002
     DVD AUTHOR, MENU DESIGNER - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     The Runner - Dir. Paul Casey - ABC Hour-Long Reality Show Pilot - October 2001 - November 2001
     PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

     Focus (a.k.a. Shot) - Dir. Roger Roth - Trailer for Independent 35mm Feature Film - February 2001
     EDITOR - BRENTWOOD, CALIFORNIA

     College 101 - Internet-based Pilot for Nibblebox.com - November 2000
     EDITOR, PRODUCER, POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, DVD AUTHOR - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     At Any Cost - Dir. Charles Winkler - VH-1 Original Movie - August 2000
     POST-PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

     Chameleon III: Dark Angel - Dir. John Lafia - UPN Original Movie - July 2000
     POST-PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

     The Magician - Dir. Lorraine Senna Ferrara - UPN Original Movie - July 2000
     POST-PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

     The Wallet - Dir. Peter Sullivan - Independent DV Short Film - June 2000
     EDITOR, PRODUCER, SOUND DESIGNER - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

     Monster! - Dir. John Lafia - UPN Original Movie - January 2000
     PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

     Doggone - Dir. Brian Staszel - 16mm NYU Thesis Film - June 1998
     SOUND RECORDIST - PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA

     The Good Man's Sin - Dir. Peter Sullivan - 16mm NYU Thesis Film - May 1998
     EDITOR, SOUND RECORDIST - BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

     Serenity - Dir. Gregory Manago - 16mm NYU Thesis Film - April 1998
     EDITOR, SOUND RECORDIST - NEW YORK, NEW YORK

NOTABLE ACTOR REELS EDITED

     ERIC ROBERTS (The Pope of Greenwich Village, Heaven's Prisoners)
     MUSE WATSON (I Know What You Did Last Summer, Prison Break)
     ROBERT MIANO (Donnie Brasco, Thick As Thieves)
     MELISSA PETERMAN (Fargo, Reba)

SKILLS

REFERENCES & MISCELLANEOUS



For a printable PDF version of my resume, please click here.
Back to Main Page | Resume & Credits | DVD Motion Menus | DVD Still Menus | DVD Artwork | CD Artwork
Motion Graphic Design | Poster Key Art | Editor's Reel | CineWave 4 Demo | Focus Trailer | Jammin' in Bonolulu!!!
Pink Floyd Live 8 DVD | Expiration Date | 5:19 To Molina | Savin' Up For Saturday Night | Close, But No Cigar