Benjamin Anderson

Editor & Cinematographer

  [email protected] 716-969-9967

 322 Baker St; Jamestown, NY 14701

  https://bandersonproductions.com

Summary 

A dependable editor & cinematographer with many skills useful for all stages of the production cycle. In past projects, I have had jobs that have required me to take charge and push past obstacles in order to succeed. This is a result of hard work, attention to detail, and great organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow, and excel within the audio and video field.

Education

Aug 2018 - May 2022

SUNY Fredonia



Video Production & Audio/Radio Production BS;   Film Studies Minor

Teacher Assistance for Post-Production and Production Classes

Communication Department Ambassador

  A member of Fredonia Radio Systems (FRS) and had an active podcast on air for four years. That Podcast was nominated for Best Comedy Program by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS).


Work Experience

Jan 2021 - May 2021

Director,  Editor, Sound Mixing, Writer

Carpe Diem (Short Film)

— Editing required some minor after-effects work. Along with mastering the final audio mix

Organized a small team and our resources

This film has been accepted into the SUNYWide Film Festival (SWFF);  Toronto Indie Film Festival; and Fullshot Cine Mag Fest

June 2021 - Aug 2021

Associate Media Producer

Chautauqua Assemble

Worked with a small team to create, produce, and edit media to be broadcast on their OTT platform. Along with archiving media for late use

  Created small documentaries to promote and market projects and departments 

  Produced/Edited interviews with celebrity clientele

Jan 2022 - May 2022

Co-Director, Writer

The Cryptid Cast Vs. The Goopy Ganker (Film)

 Worked with, organized, and directed a team of 40 plus people

— Created a successful crowd-funding campaign

Cannes Short Film Festival - Winner (Best Short Feature)                          Chicago Indie Film Awards - Official Selection (Best Narrative Short)
New York International Film Awards - Finalist (Best Student Film)

June 2022 - Aug 2022

Associate Media Producer

Chautauqua Assemble

Produced/Edited video interviews with big name talent

Produced/Filmed parts of a multi-million marketing campaign ad to bring in donors

 Maintained; Updated, and Uploaded programs onto an OTT platform. Along with archiving media for late use

Skills 

Software

—  Post-Production Expertise. Able to create soundscapes, and sound sweetening. 

Organization Skills for Pre-Production Planning. While being able to create a plan of action for projects.

5 Year Prior Line Cook experience. Helped me learn how to think on my feet and work in busy environments. 

— Audio: Pro Tools; Audition

— Video: Premiere; After Effects; Avid

— Design/Graphics: Photoshop; Illustrator

Others: Excel, Word, PowerPoint

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