Accomplished film production record including directing, editing, creating visual effects, and music scoring
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
School: Northwestern
Major: Sound Engineering

Accomplished film production record including directing, editing, creating visual effects, and music scoring

Andrew J. Peterson

Summary
• Accomplished film production record including directing, editing, creating visual effects, and music scoring
• Highly experienced musician and songwriter competent in guitar, piano, bass, and drums
• NCAA Division 1 track & field athlete (Pole Vault) recognized as All-Academic WAC Conference Team
• Experienced in both the creative and business sides of the music industry

Education
Northwestern University; Evanston, Illinois | 2017
MA Sound Arts & Industries
Thesis: Fully produced and recorded album (in progress)
Grand Canyon University; Phoenix, Arizona | Summa Cum Laude 2016
BA Digital Film with an emphasis in Production

Related Experience
Film/TV Sync Intern
Atlantic Records; Burbank, California, June 2017 - Present
• Create email blasts to send to film and TV music supervisors
• Gather and organize information on industry trends
• Assist employees on pitching music to production companies for films and television shows

Studio Intern
4th Street Recording Studio; Santa Monica, California, June 2017 - Present
• Assist engineers on recording and mixing sessions
• Set up and tear down recording equipment
• Clean and maintain studio equipment and facilities

Freelance Mix Engineer
Tim Tracks; St. Louis, Missouri, December 2016 - Present
• Mix a cappella tracks remotely from Chicago
• Work directly with owner to build website music catalog
Marketing Videographer, Videographer Manager

Grand Canyon University; Phoenix, Arizona, October 2013 - May 2014, August 2015 - April 2016
• Wrote, performed, and recorded original music for official student government videos
• Led student team video shoots over one academic year for student government clubs and organizations
• Edited and created motion graphics and visual effects for official student government videos

Video Editor
Two by Four Advertising Agency; Chicago, Illinois, June - August 2014
• Mixed and designed sound for direct digital advertising
• Edited videos for clients including the Chicago Bears, Wrangler Workwear, and Lucchese Boots
• Created motion graphics and visual effects

Awards
Composer; Official Selection for “Just Like Us” in the Phoenix Film Festival in Phoenix, Arizona 2017
Director & Composer; Best Overall & Audience Choice for “The Composer” in GCU Film Festival in Phoenix, Arizona 2016
Sound Designer & Composer; Official selection for “Faith” in the New Jersey Film Festival in New Brunswick, New Jersey 2014
Sound Designer; 2nd place award for “Nameless” 3D short film at the Campus Movie Fest in Los Angeles, California 2013

Skills & Competencies
Audio Software: Pro Tools 12, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live 9, Celemony Melodyne, Kontakt 5, Cycling74 Max MSP, Video/Graphic Software: Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Cinema 4D, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom

Film, music, editing, editor, video, score, songwriting