Blake’s Resume

MEDIA INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

EIC, Video & Lighting Operator                                                             2008 – Present

NBA, LHN , Earl Miller Productions                                     Austin/San Antonio, TX

  • Maintain TV systems related to the NBA Replay Center (NBA)
  • Coordinate between NBA, National and local shows for connections and Show Fax (NBA)
  • Manage the needs of VCR (Video Control Rooms) & studio lighting (LHN STUDIO)
  • Manage the operation of the mobile TV studio (EMP REMOTE)
  • Paint/shade cameras, color correct on-camera graphics (EMP REMOTE/LHN STUDIO)
  • Create customized lighting for bump shots, lead-ins, goodbye shots & jib moves (LHN STUDIO)
  • Edit SOP Documentation for LHN Studio Operations Department (LHN OPERATIONS)
  • Write SOP Documentation for LHN Video Control & Lighting department (LHN OPERATIONS)

Account Manager/Project Manager/Installer                                          2002 – 2009

Texas Media Systems / Custom Media Services                                          Austin, TX

  • Design media production systems based on customer’s goals, generate proposals, arrange delivery, invoicing, customer service, negotiate with vendors
  • Handle all aspects of managing installs including: Install work, managing costs, hiring sub-contractors, supervise installs, manage customer concerns, negotiate change orders, final system configuration, testing, and customer training
  • Coordinate, host and teach customer seminars and tradeshow booths
  • Write proposals with the goal of 1) Fully engaging the reader’s attention 2) Thoroughly communicating the proposed features and value 3) Effectively contrasting the offer with predicted competitors’ strengths

Director of Media                                                                                            2014 – 2016

The Live Music Capital Foundation                                                               Austin, TX 

  • Direct crews on live shows and edit multi-cam material
  • Advise the foundation’s Executive Director on video operations
  • Design lighting and production systems for multi-cam taping of live music performances
  • Create standard operating procedures for production and post-production workflows
  • Manage task schedules for interns and grade assignments
  • Coordinate with partner organizations on lighting and video systems, workflows and budgets

Competition Reader                                                                                      2015 – 2016

Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition                         Austin, TX

  • 2015 Judge and write notes in 1st round, 2nd round & post second round Quality Check: Feature Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi,  Horror & TV sitcom pilots
  • 2016 Judge and write notes in 2nd round: Feature Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi,  Horror & TV one hour pilots

SOFTWARE

Avid, Digital Performer, ACT, Microsoft Office, Publisher, Quickbooks, ENPS

EDUCATION – The University of Texas

BS in Radio-Television-Film                                                                       Austin, TX

  •           Intensive Production Sequence

BS in Advertising                                                                                          Austin, TX