• Joshua M. Steele

  • VIDEO EDITOR / FILM & TV ASSISTANT EDITOR

    I.A.T.S.E. LOCAL 700 - M.P.E.G.

  • 925 - 640 - 9691 | Joshmsteele@gmail.com

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SUMMARY

    Union Assistant Editor / Video Editor proficient in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and After Effects, seeking a Union Assistant Editor position in feature film or scripted television post-production.

    Also actively seeking any opportunity to demonstrate my experience and skills as an Editor on any production, which is the strongest skill I have to offer any employer.

EXPERIENCE

    Sony Pictures, Culver City, CA; April 2019 - November 2019
    Assistant Editor, Feature Film Post-Production

  • Assisted the Visual Effects Editorial team on Jumanji: The Next Level
  • Scripted various scenes; prepared and organized footage for all Editors
  • Studio71, Burbank, CA; November 2018 - February 2019
    Assistant Editor, Scripted Television Post-Production

  • Assisted post-production editorial team on Mr. Mom - Season 1
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities; ingested footage, prepared dailies, synced and grouped footage and audio
  • Smart Post Sound, Burbank, CA; September 2018 - November 2018
    Assistant Editor, Scripted Television Post-Production

  • Assisted post-production editorial team on Tacoma F.D. - Season 1
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities; ingested footage, applyed LUTs, prepared dailies, synced footage and audio
  • Studio 71, Burbank, CA; July 2018 - August 2018
    Union Assistant Editor, Scripted Television Post-Production

  • Assisted editorial team on The Real Bros of Simi Valley - Season 2; managed, delivered and quality checked assets
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities; ingested footage, prepared dailies, synced and grouped footage and audio
  • Refinery29, Los Angeles, CA; June 2018 - August 2018
    First Assistant Editor, Short Film Post-Production

  • Managed all VFX shots in the edit, turned over shots and cuts to VFX vendors, sound vendor and D.I.
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities; ingested footage, temp sound design, and cut in new VFX shot versions
  • Legendary Pictures, Burbank, CA; October 2017 - May 2018
    Digital Asset Manager, Feature Film Post-Production

  • Assisted visual effects team on Godzilla: King of the Monsters film; managed, delivered and quality checked assets
  • Organized all files on visual effects storage server; kept track of all visual effects shots received and delivered
  • Sony Pictures, Culver City, CA; January 2017 - October 2017
    Editorial Assistant, Feature Film Post-Production

  • Assisted editorial team on Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle film; managed, delivered and quality checked assets
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities; ingested audio clips, logged footage, quality-checked cut versions
  • Legendary Pictures, Burbank, CA; June 2016 - January 2017
    Editorial Assistant, Feature Film Post-Production

  • Assisted editorial team on The Great Wall film; managed, delivered and quality checked assets
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities; logged LTO tape, maintained harddrives inventory, contacted vendors
  • JLB Media, Burbank, CA; May 2016
    Junior Editor, Corporate Videos

  • Edited video cuts to client notes, added in graphics, selected music cues, and collaborated with editors
  • Ingested and synced raw footage; exported cuts, media management, and quality checked final outputs
  • DreamworksTV, Santa Monica, CA; January 2016 - April 2016
    Lead Assistant Editor, Short Form Web Content

  • Edited in-progress cuts of shows to producer’s and director’s notes, added music cues, and cut-downs
  • Ingested, synced, and grouping raw footage; exports, media management, and assisted all editors
  • Collaborated on implementing new workflows, file organization structure, and naming conventions
  • Langley Productions, Santa Monica, CA; September 2015 - December 2015
    Editor, Television Development

  • Edited sizzle reels for multiple reality television shows in development to be pitched to major networks
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities ingesting footage, adding b-roll, and selecting music cues
  • Collaborated with Executive Producer and Director of Development on notes for sizzle reels
  • Bandwagon-Media, North Hollywood, CA; July 2014 - September 2015
    Editor, Commercials & Sizzle Reels

  • Edited multiple commercials and sizzle reels for clients including Lycos and Bullpen Marketing
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities; organized footage, added b-roll, exports, and selected music cues
  • Collaborated with Executive Producers and applied client notes on all video projects
  • Entertainment Studios, Century City, CA; October 2014 - August 2015
    Assistant Editor, Television Post-Production

  • Assisted Online Department; prepared television shows for network delivery; output shows to tape
  • Quality control; checked title safe, lower thirds, graphics, commercial breaks, timecode accuracy, relinked offline media, tested audio sync, media managed project files, and technical troubleshooting
  • Editing responsibilities; fixed errors within editor's sequences and updated episode timing sheets
  • Blue Collar Productions, West Hollywood, CA; September 2014
    Assistant Editor, Feature Film & Television Marketing

  • Assisted in post-production with preparing footage and sequences for offline and online editors
  • Addressed client notes with pulling selects, exported cuts for client delivery, and media management; relinked offline media in project sequences from tape, source drives and server
  • Ingested, transcoded, and labeled footage into project files; upressed low resolution sequences to HD
  • Collaborated with post-production producers and editors to prepare electronic press kits for clients
  • Sony Pictures Television, Culver City, CA; October 2013 - August 2014
    Junior Editor, Television On Air Promotions

  • Prepared all promo spots and submitted graphics assets for final delivery on 3 of Sony Pictures Television's networks: Sony Movie Channel, Cine Sony Television, and GetTV
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities; captured HD and SD tapes, pulled selects for promos, synced audio stems to picture, imported updated graphics into project files, re-linked offline media
  • Collaborated with On Air Producers and Mastering Editors to produce high quality television content
  • Candor Entertainment, West Hollywood, CA; August 2013 - September 2013
    Assistant Editor, Television Post-Production

  • Six Little McGhees, Season 1B, Oprah Winfrey Network 2013; prepared episodes for network delivery
  • Provided technical checks on episodes, including graphics, media management, and blurring content
  • Assisted with all areas of the online edit of every episode prior to being sent off to the network to air
  • Undertow Films, Los Angeles, CA; May 2013 - July 2013
    Junior Editor, Television Post-Production

  • Airplane Repo, Season 1, Discovery Channel 2013; edited sequences together for all ten episodes
  • Assisted with pulling stringouts, sending exports, fixing audio, subtitles, and addressing client notes
  • Collaborated with Executive Producers and Supervising Editors, and assisted Development Team
  • Creature Films, Santa Monica, CA; March 2013 - May 2013
    Assistant Editor, Television Development

  • Edited sizzle reels for two reality television shows in development to be pitched to major networks
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities logging footage, adding b-roll, and selecting music cues
  • Collaborated with Executive Producer and Development Coordinator on notes for sizzle reels
  • Catchphrase Entertainment, Studio City, CA; February 2013 - March 2013
    Intern, Feature Film Documentary

  • Editor of segments within timeline, addressing client notes and providing feedback to lead editor
  • Assistant Editor responsibilities logging footage, syncing sound, finding b-roll, selecting music cues
  • Media Management; organizing all EDLs in the editing timeline and transcoding footage
  • Kids At Play, Hollywood, CA; December 2012 - March 2013
    Intern, Television Post-Production

  • Sketchy, Season 2, Yahoo Screen 2012 - 2013; edited four episodes produced by Principato-Young Entertainment and Electus; weekly topical scripted comedy shorts, parodies, and music videos
  • Edited various narrative projects including promotional videos and comedy web series
  • Assisted post-production department; synced sound, logged footage, selected music cues
  • Red Varden Studios, Culver City, CA; September 2012 - March 2013
    Intern/Assistant Training Program, Television Development

  • Lead editor of all digital projects including sizzle reels and casting reels for Eyeworks, MTV, and GAC
  • National casting research and outreach for various major cable networks and production companies
  • Performed administrative duties including rolling calls, managing phone sheet, and scheduling meetings
  • Hoff Productions, Emeryville, CA; September 2011 - May 2012
    Intern, Television Post-Production

  • Law On The Border, Season 1, Animal Planet 2012; worked with Assistant Editors on all six episodes
  • Assisted the post-production department; editing sizzle reels, adding b-roll, logging, selecting music
  • Worked with the development team on research for programming on Discovery and Animal Planet
SOFTWARE
  • Avid
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Premiere
  • After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Pro Tools
  • Nuke
  • Microsoft Office
SKILLS
  • Experience capturing, printing, and logging footage from HD, SD, and Mini DV Tapes from Tape Decks to both Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer editing systems.
  • Experience with recording dialogue in an ADR booth, recording sounds on a Foley Stage, recording Sound Effects and Production Dialogue and using Zoom H4N Microphones, as well as experience with 5.1 Surround Sound Mixing.
  • Experience keying, color correcting, and tracking Green Screen Footage to match a background plate in After Effects & Nuke.
EDUCATION

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, Bachelors of Fine Arts, May 2012
Major: Motion Pictures and Television (Editing Emphasis)
Minor: Animation & Visual Effects (Compositing Emphasis)
Graduated with Honors: Cum Laude, 3.72 G.P.A.