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Evan L. | Elance
 
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Evan L.

Experienced filmmaker and writer.
   Argentina
  |   Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires F.D.

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

I have over ten years of experience working in media production, translation, writing, and programming.

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Portfolio

Trailer for television pilot "Hamsters" which won the IFC "Out Of The...
In 2011 and 2012 I worked as an editor on the Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominee...
I edited the first segment of this three part comedy short featuring Zachary Quinto of...
I edited a series of how-to videos for Karlsson's Vodka. This video features how to...

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Academic Writing
Content Writing
Creative Writing
English
Editing
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French

Service Description

Video editing: I have worked extensively in video for advertisements, marketing, and comedy. Clients include: The Huffington Post, Heineken, Italian Vogue, Malibu Rum, Youtube, and The Independent Spirit Awards. I edited the pilot for the comedy 'Hamsters' which received a development deal from IFC and worked on the feature film 'Breakup At A Wedding.'

Writing: I have a degree in creative writing and years of experience in academic writing, as well as editing texts and translations. I have studied comedy writing and improvisation and was selected to be a member of a house comedy team at the People's Improv Theater in New York City.

Translations: I have translated live audio in French, Spanish, and Portuguese to English for use in research and marketing videos for clients such as Dell, Microsoft, and AOL. Additionally I have translated academic writings, correspondence, and legal documents from French and Spanish into English and am currently working on a series of poetry translations for the literary journal OOMPH!.

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Employment

School Of The Modern Mystic
Director Of Productions
2013 - Present
Responsible for video production, audio production, and design for an online school featuring several hundred active students.
Huffington Post / Marlo Thomas Productions
Video Editor
2010 - Present
I was in charge of editing two weekly series for Marlo Thomas which were featured on her channel on AOL and The Huffington Post. In addition to that I edit one-off short features for the Marlo...
Snippies, Inc.
Freelance translator / video editor.
2010 - Present
Snippies, Inc. is an independent video production and editing house. I translate and subtitle interview content from French, Spanish, and Portuguese to English and internal marketing copy from...
Freelance
Video Producer / Editor
2010 - Present
I produce and edit both time-sensitive and long term projects, including developing production schedules and ensuring that material is completed on time and within budget. Recent projects...
Freelance
Tutor / Translator
2007 - 2011
Translated academic texts and legal documents from French, Spanish, and Italian into English as well as edited translations of academic texts, professional correspondence, resumes, and other...
Academie de Paris
English Language Teaching Assistant
2007 - 2008
Taught English conversation at Lycée Roger Verlomme, a high school for students of Business, Marketing, and Engineering in Paris. I created lesson plans focused on acquisition of vocabulary and...
Hudson Valley Experimental Arts Society
Director
2002 - 2007
The Hudson Valley Experimental Arts Society was a group that focused promoting, connecting, and supporting artists working in non-traditional media in New York's Hudson Valley Region. Emphasis was...

Education

State University of New York at New Paltz
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing, French
- 2007
Université Laval
French Language Immersion Program
- 2005
Dutchess Community College
AS in Communications and Media Production
- 2004

Keywords

video editing
translation
online course
audio editing
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