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DAVID RICKETT oaetnieen Ce eke CLOT BD exe Multi-skilled Entertainment Professional seeking shooting/editing work. Work History, SHOOTER/EDITOR (December 2015 - Present) Los Angeles Post-Production Group (LAPPG) - A monthly meeting of professionals with a passion for film, video and digital media (founded 2008), @ Resurrected years of video recordings of guest presenters sitting idly on a hard drive. Now these videos run on the LAPPG YouTube channel and current videos (with improved production values) are now posted with days of being recorded. © Video Shooter (including B-roll and interviews) @ Video Editor (including titles and graphics) @ On-site IT and A/V support CREATIVE & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (October 2004 to December 2015) EI Rich, Inc. - Acting and Talent Management Company (Elaine & Allan Rich) @ Created sizzle reels and web presences for various film and fine art projects, including a screenplay about Mr. Rich's real life experiences with the legendary surrealist, Salvador Dali. @ Transitioned the outdated video tape system of creating actor demo reels into the digital age (from VHS to DVD and then to web). @ Took a forgotten, rough manuscript about Mr. Rich’s acting career through the process of rewriting, editing and publishing (A Leap From the Method: An Organic Approach to Acting by Allan Rich). Book is now sold and reviewed world- at CSUN. @ Madde it possible for non-technical (and elderiy) employers to continue working in a business increasingly reliant on computers and the Internet. © Supported all A/V and IT aspects of a non-profit (5013) film production company, ide and used as a textbook AUDIO/VISUAL TECHNICIAN & CONSULTANT. (1997 to 2004) Ametron Electronics - A professional video & audio equipment rental house @ Achieved 50% increase in customer satisfaction and confidence for non-professional clients using professional equipment. @ Led the Rental Department in client trust for on-site and over-the-phone troubleshooting. @ Set up and operated video projection systems, medium-sized PA systems, camcorders, lighting and infrared language translation equipment. @ Computerized the dispatching and scheduling of field technicians and van drivers © Prepared rental orders for shipment and maintained quality control on returned equipment. @ Saturday manager. WRITER'S ASSISTANT (1993 to 1997) Roderick Thorp Inc. @ Roderick Thorp was a writer specializing mainly in crime novels and best known for his best seller Nothing Last Forever which was adapted into the iconic film Die Hard starring Bruce Willis. @ Assisted him transition from using pens & yellow pads to using word processors & computers @ Researcher and typist for his novels and screenplays. © Later became his writing partner; several studio pitch meetings and two options sold EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinema and Television - University of Bridgeport, Connecticut (Graduated Cum Laude) Fine Arts Center (Outstanding Student ofthe Year) ‘Additionally: John Truby Story Structure Course; Romance Course Conversant with: Google (Docs, Sheets, Drive, etc.), MS Office, Wordpress, Adobe Premiere Pro, H-Sphere, Outlook, Final Draft, Quickbooks, Open Office, Sony Vegas Video, ACID Music Studio, Dreamweaver, Final Draft, Photoshop Special skills: multimedia artist, cameraman, video editor, web builder, above-average golfer.