Résumé

 

Daniel McDonald
mcdonald.daniel.e@gmail.com
484-560-2343

FILM & TELEVISION EXPERIENCE (POST PRODUCTION)

Popsugar – Editor of client funded projects (2015 – current)

Playstation TV – “Ordinary Family” internet commercial
Sound Designer (Pro Tools) produced by Kyle Soehngen and MoFilms (2014)

Beats by Dre – “Lebron James Re-Established” internet ad campaign
Assistant Editor (Premiere Pro CC) produced by Beats by Dre (2014)

Draw My Dream – webseries
Editor / Sound Designer (Premiere Pro CC) produced by Dreamworks TV (2014)

Popsugar – “Bucketlist” beauty vlog ft. Teni Panosian
Editor / Sound Designer (Premiere Pro CC) produced by Nice Studios (2014)

Chevrolet internet commercial – “Ole”
Sound Designer (Pro Tools) produced by Kyle Soehngen and MoFilms (2014)

Illusionists (various promos)
Editor / Sound Designer (Final Cut 7) produced by Nice Studios (2014)

Ditch Party – DIT (Red / GoPro) produced by Noel Guglielmi (2014)

Twenties the Series – feature webseries
Editor (Premiere Pro CC) produced by Chris Lamica (2013)

Chevrolet internet commercial – Broken truck
Editor / DIT / Sound Mixer (Premiere Pro CC) produced by Jared Janushka (2013)

Austin Mahone Channel trailer
Editor / Sound Designer (Premiere Pro CC) AwesomenessTV (2013)

DigiFest – webseries
Editor / Sound Designer (Final Cut Pro 7) AwesomenessTV (2013)

Balls To The Wall
Behind the Scenes Editor (Final Cut Pro 7) Directed by Penelope Spheeris (2013)

Beneath The Harvest Sky
Assistant Editor (Final Cut Pro 7) Produced by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly (2012)

2012 Cecil Awards
Editor (Avid MC6 / ProTools 10) Produced by Chapman University (2012)

Spiders 3D
Dialogue Editor (Pro Tools 10) Produced by Boaz Davidson (2012)

Directors Guild of America: Digital Day 2011
Editor (Final Cut Pro 7 / Pro Tools 9) Produced by Randal Kleiser and Susan Zwerman (2011)

The Nina Foch Workshop
Promo Editor (Avid MC5) Produced by Randal Kleiser (2011)

World War 2 in HD
Assistant Editor (Final Cut Pro 6) Produced by the History Channel and Lou Reda Productions (2009)

CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY PROJECTS (POST PRODUCTION)

Born to Die
Editor and Sound Designer (Avid MC6 / Pro Tools) directed by Jeremy Chen (2013)

My American Muse
Editor and Sound Designer (Final Cut Pro 7 / Pro Tools) directed by Ezra Lunel (2013)

Allan Gray spec commercial
Editor and Sound Designer (Avid MC6) directed by Rochan Redelinghuys (2012)

The Farm Date
Producer, Writer, Director, Editor, and Sound Designer (Avid MC6 / Pro Tools) (2012)

Student Film
Editor and Sound Designer (Avid MC6) directed by Ezra Lunel (2012)

Confessional
Editor (Avid MC6) directed by Greg Goyins (2012)

Truth
Editor and Sound Designer (Avid MC6) directed by Jeremy Chen (2012)

Spirit Realm
Editor and Sound Designer (Avid MC5) directed by Jeremy Chen (2011)

Batter Up
Editor and Sound Designer (Avid MC5) directed by Greg Goyins (2011)

Next, Please
Editor and Sound Designer (Avid MC5) directed by Jean Barker (2011)

The Rap Change
Producer, Writer, Director, Editor (Avid MC5) (2011)

Dream Sequence
Writer, Director, Editor (Final Cut Pro 6) (2010)

CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY PROJECTS (PRODUCTION)

DUI
Sound Mixer (Edirol R-44) directed by Kendra Corano (2014)

Camp
Digital Intermediate Technician (Red and Sony AF100) directed by Rochan Redelinghuys (2012)

Is This It?
Digital Intermediate Technician (Red and Cannon 5D), directed by Robert Cross (2013)

Born to Die
Sound Mixer, directed by Jeremy Chen (2013)

Little Goat
Boom Operator, directed by Drew Dammron (2012)

The Call
Sound Mixer, directed by Andrew Richards (2012)

Mr. Brightside
Boom Operator, directed by Sarah Thacker (2012)

Box
Sound Mixer, directed by John Nordoft (2012)

Shade of Blue
Sound Mixer, directed by Adam Mahoney (2012)

Curfew
Sound Mixer (Avid MC5) directed by Jean Barker (2012)

Student Film
Sound Mixer, directed by Ezra Lunel (2012)

Confessional
Production Designer, directed by Greg Goyins (2012)

Truth
Digital Intermediate Technician (Red and 5D) directed by Jeremy Chen (2012)

Spirit Realm
Sound Mixer, directed by Jeremy Chen (2011)

Illegal Wintess
2nd AC, directed by Kaylea So (2010)

INTERNSHIPS, FREELANCE WORK, AND OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

• Assistant for Randal Kleiser, the director of Grease (2010-2012)

• Intern at Hollywood Global Studios (2011-2012)

• Editor of DVD production which served as a request inviting NBA player Jeremy Lin to co- star in the web series Kosher Pig. Produced by Moon Cho (2013)

• Editor of an online webinar called Producing Visual Effects for VFX producers Susan Zwerman and Chuck Finance (2011).

  • Graphic Designer for the book “From Emotional Disarray to Aberrant Behavior in the Erratic “Hanna-Story” of Bernhard Schlink’s Fictive Narrator As Cause For “Misreadings” Of “Der Vorleser.” Edward McDonald. The Edwin Mellon Press (2011).
  • Final Cut instructor (2007-2009). Employed by Lafayette College’s Instructional Technology Services to teach students how to effectively use film and media software, e.g., Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, and other software programs.
  • Photographic colorist (2007 – 2009) Color corrected and supervised the exhibition prints for photographer and Lafayette College professor Karina Skvirsky.
  • Filmed, directed, and edited a promotional video for the city of Easton. Produced by former Mayor Sal Panto (2008)

• Filmed and Edited a series of math lectures for the Lafayette College Economics Department, distributed to students via iTunesU (2007).

• Menu designer for Campus Pizza (2007).
• Promotional graphic work Blue Mountain Ski Resort (2006).

POST PRODUCTION SKILLS

Premiere Pro CC (2014) Avid Media Composer 6 (certified user), Final Cut Pro 7, Pro Tools 10 (certified user), Speedgrade, Pluraleyes, Photoshop
Digital Intermediate workflows – RED, Alexa, 16mm/35mm film.
Video compression, color correction, graphic design.

PRODUCTION SKILLS

Data Aquistion – R3D and Al3xa Data Managers, Digital Dailies – Resolve, Redcine X Sound recording – Rolland R-44 and R-4, Lectrosonic lav kit, Audio Technica lav kit Adept in sound mixing (Mackie), gripping and assistant camera work.

EDITING SYSTEM

2015 iMac 3.5GHZ Quad Corei7 32 GB
Adobe CC, Pro Tools 11, Pluraleyes (FCP7 and Avid), R3D Data Manager, Al3xa Data Manager, Davinci Resolve Lite, Redcine X, Dreamweaver,
(ALL LICENSED SOFTWARE)

INTERESTS

Directing, screenwriting
Captain of the Queen Anne Tennis Club (2014 – present) Captain of the Lafayette College Chess Team (2009-2010) Liberty Skis Pro/Am Team (2007-2008)
Qualifier for the US Freeskiing Open 2007