Production Assistant
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Location: Fairfax, VA, United States
School: GMU
Major: Film and Video

Production Assistant

Omar Amalou


Seeking the position of Production Assistant, Videography or Video Editing with a major production company or studio.
Highlights
• Eye for detail
• Good communication skills
• Videographer/Photographer
• Problem solving
• Customer service
• Multilingual
Education
Experience
2017 – Present Verizon Digital Media Services, VA Live Event Operator
▪ Starting and verifying live streams of sporting events.
▪ Coordinates with local and international studio managers.
▪ Confirms Audio/Video inventory with the client.
▪ Maintains feed Quality during Live events.
▪ Adjusts mid-event as client and managers direct.
▪ Manually insert commercial interruptions
▪ Provides daily reports and summarize the overall production
2016 Penny Appeal USA, VA Videographer/Video Editor (Contract)
▪ Conducted field and in-house shoots
▪ Edited short videos used for online web page
May 2015 – Dec 2016 DAH Youth, VA Videographer (Volunteer)
• Shot and edited live events
• Shot and Edited raw footage for promotional uses
• Conducted various individual Interviews
• Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Film and Video Studies, George Mason University, VA (Dec 2015)
Jan 2016 - Aug 2016 Latin-é, MD/DC Videographer/Video Editor (Internship)
▪ Collaborate with a team to create visual for Fuego project ▪ Editor for web series Fuego
July 2013 – July 2014 Sodexo VA Coffee Shop Team Leader
▪ Provided direction, instructions, and guidance to a small team of five. ▪ Trained new employees
▪ Customer service and shop inventory
Short films that I worked on: ESCAPE, SHE IS, A Very Clean Cubicle, FATE
▪ Gaffer, Production assistant and set design
▪ Managed Lighting, assisted in camera operation and collected gear ▪ Broke down and cleaned up film sets
▪ Scouted and secured shooting locations
Short Film Keep On Stepping Through Showcase
▪ George Mason Film Festival
▪ Off The Wall 2016
▪ Washington West Film Festival ▪ Virginia Film Festival
Awards / Recognitions
▪ Best Film Pitch GMU 2015
▪ Best Documentary JURY Award 2015 ▪ Best of FEST JURY Award 2015
Skills
• Software: Final Cut Pro, Avid, Photoshop, Pro tools, Ms Office, Mac and Windows
• Competent on all levels of video production: including directing, producing, shot
planning, video editing, cinematography, and location scouting.

Film, TV, Production Assistant, Video, Media, Crew