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Dan Butler | Elance
 
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Dan Butler

Video Editor, VFX Artist, Social Media Marketer
   United States
  |   Ramona, CA
  |  11:43 pm Local Time

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Specializing in production for film and music videos with over 15 years experience. My goal is to create and market your project for long term mutual benefit.

I am motivated and determined to doing a good job, no matter how long it may take. My experience has taught me to be patient and excel at whatever task is at hand. I have a very high standard when it comes to attention to detail.

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Apr 25, 2015|Videos|$50|Completed
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Mar 23, 2015|Videos|$70|Completed
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Feb 23, 2015|Videos|$30|Completed
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Portfolio

In 2011, my wife and her friends need help on this contest. Of course I am all over it...
From 2008, this one was interesting to do.... no green screen here for TV clips. Used...
From 2007, this was very first project I ever did in HD. I had to replace raw audio...
From 2005, I wish I waited just a few years more before making this so I could have it...
From 2005, I did this project with my brother using basic green screen, apple motion,...
In 2004, solid green screen was used here combined with actual footage from 911. I...
From 2004, based on all the bad luck you can have on Friday the 13th. A lot of green...
I can't take credit for the music or the footage, but I was the one to clip it all...
In 2004, excessive use of the duplication effect without any green screen. Used a lot...
In 2004, I used a mixture of green screen, animation, keyframing, after effects,...
In 2003, this video was for a contest the band had. Green screen, distortion, mixtures...
From 2003, I went to the east coast with my family and shot all this footage then. No...
Made this project back in 2003 for friend of mine. Had a lot of fun putting this...
Shot and edited this back in 2003. Still one of my favorites today to look back at....
Put this together in 2002 while working there. It's pretty much a walk through for...
In 2002, still one of my favorites. Was actually one of the first projects I ever made...

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Social Media Marketing
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Marketing Analytics Fundamentals
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Service Description

I specialize in video marketing by enhancing edits with visual fx. From there I use Social Media Access to create a trend that is sure to amaze fans and followers.

Here is a list of my experiences:

- Professional since 1996
- Produced 50+ music videos
- Director of 100+ total projects
- Actor on screen in over half of my projects
- Editor for 200+ projects
- Fluent in Final Cut Pro 7 and X, Adobe After Effects and Photoshop.
- Admin to several Facebook, YouTube and Twitter accounts.

Software:

- Final Cut Pro X
- Final Cut Pro 7
- Adobe Photoshop CS6
- Adobe After Effects CS6
- Apple Motion
- Compressor
- Cinema Tools
- iMovie
- Roxio Toast 11 Titanium
- DVD Studio Pro
- iDVD

Hardware:

-Apple Mac Pro
Processor 2 x 2.66 GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon
Memory 28 GB 667 MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM
Graphics ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024 MB
ATAPI iHBS112 2 Optical Drive (for Blu-ray reading/writing)
Superdrive (DVD/CD R/W)
5x Hard disks = 9.25 TB Storage

-Dual Monitors

-Apple Cinema Display
30-inch DVI (2560 x 1600)

-2243W Display
24-inch DVI (1920 x 1080)


I'm always looking to improve my work by looking for new challenges. I also know HTML, Web Design techniques and do plenty of graphic design.

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Employment

Brian Butler
Audio/Visual Effects Artist
2014 - 2015
Recorded and enhanced audio for 2015 short film "Hatred" written and directed by Brian Butler. Also added visual elements to help preserve the film's presence.
Matt Rocca
Visual Effects Artist
2013 - 2015
Visual effects for feature film "Bullets, Fangs and Dinner at 8" written and directed by Matthew Rocca. Muzzle flashes, blood spray and splatters digitally added in handheld shots throughout. Also...
DGL Entertainment
Key Production Assistant
2014 - 2014
Helped with all aspects for a short film shot at a Mansion in Del Cerro and at a club "F6ix" in downtown San Diego. Duties included gaffing, lighting, problem solving, running errands and moving...
MH Productions
Boom Operator
2013 - 2014
Duties included holding boom for recording audio, standing for long periods of time, and staying very quiet while moving about with children.

Education

Monte Vista High
Diploma
1998 - 2002
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photoshop
after effects
final cut pro
videography
video editing
music video
producer
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