Motion Graphics & Animation Reel

Editing Reel

Skills:
 
HD & 4K Videography

•RED Dragon, Sony FS700, Canon 5D, Panasonic GH4, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema

Video Editing

•Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro

Audio Editing/Sound Design

•Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, Avid Pro Tools

Motion Graphics/Animation

•Adobe After Effects, Element 3D Plugin, Trapcode Suite Plugin, Adobe Flash, Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D

Color Grading

•Davinci Resolve, Adobe Speedgrade, Apple Color

Graphic Design

•Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

 
Awards:

•Audience Choice Award, 48 Hour Film Fest, 2015

•MUSE Award, Best Interactive Kisok, 2015

•Winner, 5 College 60-Second Film Contest, 2012 

 
Education:
Bachelor of Arts | Digital Media Production
Hampshire College, Amherst MA

 

Contact:
benjaminausmith@gmail.com
LinkedIn
Work Experience:
Freelance Production
September 2008 – Present 

 

•Amazon Career Choice Series: Editor

•SudSource Commercial: Animator, Producer

•FOX's American Grit: Production Assistant
•Doritos Crash the Superbowl: Assistant Camera

•48 Hour Film Fest 2015: Director of Photography

•The Stand-Ins: Director of Photography, Editor

•...and lots, lots more.

 

Associate Producer/Director of Photography/Editor - Honey Toad Studio
June 2014 - September 2015 | Bainbridge Island, WA 

 

•Organized and executed a wealth of creative and professional projects for a full service independent digital media studio.
•Directed photography and edited a feature film, Semi-Secret, the webseries Crave, and the feature documentary The Edge at the Movies.

•Produced commercial video with Well-Fed Heart, A2 Coaching group, Seattle Web Fest, and more.

•Produced and shot live event videography at Benaroya Hall, Washington Athletic Club and with Destination Imagination. 

 

Senior Manager - Bainbridge Bakers
September 2014 - April 2015 | Bainbridge Island, WA
 

•Produced weekly schedules for a staff of 65 workers in multiple departments across two locations.

•Conducted interviews and managed hiring and training for new staff.

•Handled the ordering of inventory and product.

•Strategized to produce new pricing and product services. 

 

Editor/Animator - Monadnock Media, Inc.
June 2011 – June 2014 | Sunderland, MA
 

•Worked in all areas of post-production, creating high-end media for historic and scientific learning centers nationwide.
•Responsibilities included editing, motion graphics, character animation, asset management, music scoring, DVD authoring, research and design, audio recording, mixing, and mastering, and exhibit installation. 

 

Editor/Animator - FoodPlay Productions
November 2009 – August 2011 | Hatfield, MA
 

•Produced, edited, and animated live-action and animated segments for DVD and online content for a children's nutritional education company. 

 

Living Unit Coordinator - Windsor Mountain International Summer Camp
June 2008 – August 2010 | Hillsboro, NH
 

•Acted as a liaison between staff and administration •Coordinated living arrangements and was responsi- ble for the well-being of 150 campers and 25 staff members. 

Ben Goldsmith

Video Editor /Motion Designer