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Ryan Ashford | Elance
 
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Ryan Ashford

Versatile Video Producer/Editor
   United States
  |   LOS ANGLES, CA
  |  11:50 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I'm a multifaceted media producer with skills and experience spanning a wide gamut of audio visual production disciplines.

I adhere to a high standard of aesthetic and technical excellence regardless of whether I am designing an animated instructional video for a corporate conference or shouldering the entire post production workflow for a feature film.

I work at my own studio in Los Angeles where I have 2 edit bays, camera and lighting equipment, and a voice/music recording facility.

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Portfolio

promotional product demo for a convention hall exhibit
I did all of the post production, design, motion graphics, script writing, and voice...
I did all the color correction, motion graphics, and audio mix for this tribute video...
I directed, lit, shot, animated, and edited this video entirely solo in less than a week.
I directed, lit, shot, and edited this recruiting video for a hospital in Ridgecrest,...
I wrote, directed, lit, shot, edited, and did all the effects in this video entirely solo.
I co-wrote, directed, produced, designed, and animated these 10 videos (playing one...
I co-wrote, directed, shot, starred in, performed voice over, designed, animated, and...
I directed, lit, shot, and edited this video and many others for this men's style channel.
I directed, shot, and edited this video as well as many others for this men's style...
I wrote, directed, shot, edited, developed camera gadgets, and did all the effects for...
I directed, lit, shot, edited, and animated over 10 hours worth of original content for...
I wrote, co-designed, and animated this motion graphics segment explaining an approach...

Skills (15)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premiere
Adobe After Effects
Final Cut Pro
film editing
video encoding
recording engineering
screenwriting
sound design
audio mixing
music composition
music production
film production
videography

Service Description

I offer turn-key production of corporate and commercial video content as well as full-service post-production of film and video projects.

I have experience working with large brands such as Mattel, JVC, Cleveland Golf, and Avia Sportswear to create promotional, instructional, training, and commercial content for use in boardrooms, convention halls, websites, broadcast, and in-box DVD's. I am able to turn a list of bullet points into a slick and stimulating audio/visual product.

I have over a decade of experience as a producer/editor in the film and television industry. I have done sound design, additional dialogue recording, color correction, composite effects, music composition, motion graphics, and more for everything from music videos to independent feature films.

I am an efficient professional, an easy-going collaborator, and a creative problem-solver. I take pride in my craftsmanship and strive to create media that is always something more than simply "good enough." I aim to sustain mutually beneficial relationships with every client I serve.

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Employment

Blik Surface Graphics
Director/Videographer/Editor
2013 - 2013
I directed, shot, and edited three videos promoting Blik’s line of surface-wrapping graphic enhancements for tabletops and other furniture surfaces. I also composed original music for one of them.
The Wunder Project
Motion Graphics Artist
2013 - 2013
I co-designed and animated an educational motion graphics segment for a promotional video for a cancer non-profit foundation.
Blik Surface Graphics
director/videographer/editor
2013 - 2013
I directed, shot, and edited two promotional videos for Blik’s line of Color Blocking wall graphics designed by Mina Javid.
Mattel
Post Production Specialist
2012 - 2013
I provide workflow optimization consulting and editorial support for the Digital Media Production department at this world renowned toy brand.
Global Legal Discovery
Director/Producer/Animator/Web App Designer
2012 - 2013
I co-wrote, produced, directed, designed, and animated a series of ten explainer videos; around which I also designed an interactive html5 interface. The client, an Atlanta-based legal discovery...
Sharpmen.com
director/producer/videographer/editor
2012 - 2013
I produced, directed, shot, and edited numerous videos exploring the brands and products featured on Sharpmen.com, an online shopping channel for men.
Metahara Productions
Editor
2012 - 2013
I re-edited, re-mixed audio, and color corrected a reality series pilot about the cultural contrasts inherent to a wedding between people of different ethnic backgrounds.
Puravit
Director/Videographer/Editor
2012 - 2012
I directed and produced a series of videos for Santa Monica based startup, Puravit, to describe their products and philosophy while demonstrating their plans for future promotional videos. These...
Bob Schneider
Composite Artist/Colorist
2012 - 2012
I did the composite effects and color processing for the surrealist music video for the song "Tomorrow"
Blik Surface Graphics
Director/Cinematographer/Editor/Effects
2012 - 2012
I created, directed, shot, and edited this promo video for Blik’s new line of pattern wall tiles in just eight days from concept to completion.
Nick Lopez
Writer/Director/Videographer/Editor/Visual Effects
2012 - 2012
I directed, lit, shot, and edited this video myself. The shoot took place over the course of two days at a location in the San Francisco Bay Area.
PVBody
director/producer/videographer/editor
2012 - 2012
I produced a promotional challenge video series that encompassed cooking recipes and workouts. In all, this project comprised over 10 hours of original content that I produced, directed, shot, lit,...
Sean Penn and Kid Rock
Composite Artist
2012 - 2012
I did the composite effects for the star studded political short film, "Americans." I bet you can’t tell at first glance, but there were at least 7 shots in which the 2 stars shot their parts of...
Blik Surface Graphics and Mattel inc.
Director/Producer/Videographer/Editor
2012 - 2012
I directed and produced this video case study as part of Blik and Mattel’s entry in Fast Company’s 2012 Innovation by Design Awards.
Sam's Chauffeurs
Producer/director/animator/voice over
2011 - 2012
Worked with the client to develop and produce a unique animated/composite hybrid promo video describing their services
Maus business systems
Producer/designer/animator/voice over
2011 - 2012
Worked with the client to produce a promo video for their KPI Dashboard software suite
Bay Bio
Editor, Motion Graphics, Audio Mix
2011 - 2011
I did post production of a video for the Pantheon 2011 convention awards banquet honoring lifetime achievement award recipient, Mike Hunkapiller
Resident Peasant
Writer/Director/Videographer/Editor/Visual Effects
2011 - 2011
I wrote, directed, shot, and edited, the music video for "It's Always Tuscany (When Driving)" featuring artwork by Chepe Voz.
Brotha Nyft
Music Video Producer
2011 - 2011
I produced a 7-song series of hiphop music videos for Brotha Nyft's album, F1rst St1ing
Davaray Inc
Producer, Editor, Motion Graphics, Voiceover
2011 - 2011
I shot product footage and talent at my studio, scripted and recorded the voice over, designed motion graphics, edited, color corrected, and assembled a promotional video for the Nanobeam 940...
us.batuka.com
Editor, Audio Mix
2011 - 2011
I edited and mixed the audio for the "Batuka" workout video series
Resident Peasant
Music Video Director
2011 - 2011
I created, designed, filmed, edited, and did special effects of an indie rock music video for the single "It's Always Tuscany (When Driving)" by Resident Peasant
Edward James Anderson
Editor
2010 - 2011
I edited the feature film "The Talent" written and directed by Edward James Anderson
spryliving.com
Editor, Motion Graphics, Audio Mix
2009 - 2010
I did the post production for a the "Spry Workout" series starring fitness guru, Petra Kolber
Avia Sportswear
Editor, Motion Graphics, Audio Mix, DVD Author
2009 - 2009
I did all of the post-production and design work for the "Avi-Motion" in-box instructional DVD

Education

University of Southern California
Bachelors of the Arts, Philosophy
2000 - 2003

Keywords

video
animation
audio
voice over
production
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