Alejandro Alonso

Video Editor



Summary

A creative, motivated video editor in search of professional opportunities where I can bridge my film and digital media studies with hands-on industry experience, while simultaneously developing my skills and media aptitude. Passionate about a variety of formats including film, television, commercials, music, web and corporate videos. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with enthusiasm for learning and dynamic environments. Experience with Final Cut Pro 7 & X, Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer.


Experience

Video Editor

DIRECTV - Audience Network

February 2016 – Present

• Cut various promo and behind the scenes spots for original and acquired content.

 

Assistant Video Editor

DIRECTV - Audience Network

October 2014 – February 2016

• Versioned out promo spots for export and delivery to broadcast facility.
• Worked in Adobe After Effects to create titles and graphics for promos and interstitial spots.
• Ingested and transcoded footage for use in promos, long form and behind the scenes spots.
• Organized and managed media library for editors and audio mixers.

Series:
• Kingdom
• The Dan Patrick Show
• Undeniable with Joe Buck
• The Rich Eisen Show
• Off Camera with Sam Jones
• Guitar Center Sessions
• Audience Music Show
• Fighting Season
• Almost There
• You Me Her
• Rogue
• Full Circle

 

Assistant Video Editor

Gay Rosenthal Productions

September 2014 – October 2014 (2 months)

• Ingested and transcoded tapeless media into systems to prepare for grouping.
• Synced and grouped multi-cam footage with backup audio.
• Uprezzed and performed final blurs on finished sequences.
• Completed online editing process and exported AAFs to prepare final episode for release.

Series:
• TransAmerica
• Little People, Big World: Season 9

 

Assistant Video Editor

Shed Media

August 2013 – September 2014 (1 year 2 months)

• Digitized tapes, labeled clips, sorted and distributed footage across projects for editors.  
• Synced and grouped multi-cam footage with backup audio.
• Transcoded and laid off tapeless media to DVCPRO and XDCAM.
• Managed music and B-roll libraries for transition to new projects.
• Exported sequences for upload to online streaming service for VH1, Bravo and others.

Series:
• APB with Troy Dunn: Season 1
• Atlanta Exes: Season 1
• Basketball Wives: Season 5
• Basketball Wives LA: Season 3
• Eric & Jessie: Game On: Season 1 & 2
• Escape Club: Season 1
• Game of Crowns: Season 1
• Hollywood Exes: Season 3
• My Dysfunctional Family: Season 1
• The Real Housewives of New York City: Season 6
• Styled To Rock: Season 1
• Who Do You Think You Are?: Season 5

 

Post Production Assistant

Shed Media

October 2012 – August 2013 (11 months)

• Digitized new footage with assistant editors.
• Responsible for network documentation, such as chyron lists and timing sheets.
• Assisted in the machine room outputting final masters for networks.
• General PA administrative tasks, such as delivery of dailies and spot-checking cuts prior to distribution.

Series:
• Basketball Wives: Season 5
• Basketball Wives LA: Season 2
• The Choir: Season 1
• Hollywood Exes: Season 2
• It's a Brad Brad World: Season 2
• Real Housewives of New York City: Season 6
• Styled To Rock: Season 1
• Who Do You Think You Are?: Season 4

 

Mac Specialist (Visual Team)

Apple

November 2009 – September 2010(11 months)

• Visual: Worked with team members to update evolving floor plans and set-up window displays for all new product launches.
• Technical: Responsible for maintaining internal software by performing fixes and updates on products.
• Communication: Translated “techno-speak” into customer friendly dialogue to assist buyers identify the product which best catered to their specific needs.


Education

University of California, Santa Cruz

Bachelor of Arts, Film & Digital Media

2010 – 2012

 

Chaminade College Prep

2004 – 2008


Languages

English

  • Native or bilingual proficiency

Spanish

  • Full professional proficiency