Michael Puleo

Education:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Television & Radio (2009) - Ithaca College - Ithaca, NY

Cumulative GPA: 3.3


Freelance Video Experience:

WebMD – New York, NY (January 2017 – February 2017)

Editor/Motion Graphics

Conceptualized, designed, edited, produced, and delivered two reels about health, wellness, personal connections through healing, and the process of recovery

Reels were created for new content production verticals - WebMDtv and DNA


Bleacher Report – New York, NY (July 2016 – December 2016)

Editor/Motion Graphics

Created videos focused on athletes’ lives on and off the field, which garnered over 350k views on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Responsible for editing eStream, a daily eSports news show, with views around 3,000 per day on Bleacher Report’s website.


VICE – Brooklyn, NY (June 2016– July 2016)

Editor/Motion Graphics

Designed, edited, and collaborated with the branded team to create a health sizzle reel to pitch for a potential new vertical of content – VICE Health


Time Inc. Studios – New York, NY (September 2013– Present)

Post Producer/Editor/Motion Graphics

Managed assistant editors, motion graphics artists, and interns to create videos dealing with breaking news, celebrity interviews, and motion infographics for Time.com

Cut entertainment pieces, interviews, and sizzle reels for brands such as TIME/LIFE, Sports Illustrated, People, InStyle, Essence, and Fortune Magazine using Premiere Pro and After Effects.

Served as DIT on productions to ensure the safety and efficient flow of HD footage to hard drives.

Interacted with clients on a daily basis for feedback to turnaround projects on tight deadlines.


ASL Productions – New York, NY (March 2014– May 2015)

Post Producer/Editor/Motion Graphics

Edited corporate internal videos for AOL, CBS Interactive, and Infragistics ranging from teambuilding days to educational walkthroughs for new technologies.

Led and mentored assistant editors and interns on larger projects.

Interacted with clients on a daily basis for feedback to turnaround projects on tight deadlines.

Often designed graphics to supplement videos using Photoshop/After Effects.


True Film Productions – Great Neck, NY (January 2014– March 2015)

Post Producer/Editor/Motion Graphics

Assembled promotional videos for NY based pharmaceutical, technological, medical, and spirits companies.

Used my experience to guide assistant editors and interns on larger projects.

Delivered revisions in a timely manner to ensure we met project deadlines.

Provided lower thirds, logo animation and supplemental graphics to add value to videos.


Colgate-Palmolive – New York, NY (March 2014– July 2014)

Editor/Motion Graphics

Focused on editing promotional videos for about new products in their international markets

Regularly videos were completed within a week with minimal direction, so I had creative freedom to make these videos exciting


FYM Productions – New York, NY (January 2014– March 2014)

Editor/Motion Graphics

Led in editing Hudson Whiskey’s Web Series - Making the Cut.

Edited a variety of event promotions and sizzle reels for William Grant and Sons’ brands such as Hendrick’s Gin, Tullamore D.E.W., and Sailor Jerrys.


Rota6 – Brooklyn, NY (May 2013– August 2013)

Editor/Motion Graphics

Edited various research-documentary style videos for brands such as Bud Light, Kia, and Royal Caribbean.

Often responsible for finding and developing the story and tone within the interviews and b-roll given.

Held edit-sessions with clients in order to fulfill any changes regarding the project in a timely fashion.

Compressed and uploaded cuts for client review


Integral Ad Science / AdSafe Media – New York, NY (January 2012 – May 2013)

Editor / Motion Graphics

Designed complex motion graphics using Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Collaborated with marketing and design to simplify Integral’s message and products through animated videos.


Max Curious Productions – New York, NY (March 2012 – August 2012)

Editor

Used Final Cut Pro 7 to edit twenty, Grey Goose vignettes for The Sundance Channel’s Iconoclasts.

Worked side-by-side with producers to create a series that held a constant upbeat and entertaining theme.

Experience with broadcast requirements/codecs.


Hearst Corporation – New York, NY (November 2011 – February 2012)

Editor

Edited high-profile videos covering celebrities, fashion, beauty, health, and technology.

Consulted with clients for feedback, and implemented changes for a quick delivery.

Often completed videos within a 24-hour deadline.



Full-Time Employment:

JTP | Fifth Column / The Chapter Media – New York, NY (May 2010 – December 2011)

Senior Editor

Oversaw all steps necessary from inception to delivery required in post-production to complete numerous projects under tight deadlines.

Responsible for designing new marketing assets, and streamlining post-production processes when we re-branded from JTP | Fifth Column to The Chapter Media.

Edited commercials, promos, and sizzle reels of varying lengths and styles using HD footage shot on the Canon 5D and RED cameras.

Experience with DSLR workflow

Fluent in importing, exporting, compressing, and uploading videos for clients’ delivery requirements.

Mentored assistant editors and interns.

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