Quality-driven video production specialist with broad experience in fast-paced, high-tech facilities requiring expertise in production scheduling, quality management, new business development, directing crew and supervising editors, budget control and troubleshooting. Effective in utilizing resources, improving processes, increasing quality and reducing costs.
Lebanese Academy Of Fine Arts
Cinematography , Cinematography
July 1999 - July 1999
College Des Saint Coeurs
July 1994 - July 1994
Post-Production Producer / Director
Navigation Films FZ LLC , Dubai
February 2012 - May 2012
Producer in charge of quality control of all editing suites as well as training and supervising editors. Managed studio schedules effectively in order to maximize delivery turn around and optimize use of human resources. Produced concepts, storyboards and treatments for many Corporate and TVC ideas and pitches. Director on set for B-Roll and corporate shoots including a safety inflight movie for Air Arabia featuring kids. Position dismissed due to negative cash-flow projection (Reference letter available).
Producer / Director
Integrity Media & Film , Dubai
October 2010 - February 2011
Specialized in producing television content, mainly mini-docus and profiles.
Post ended due to Baynouna Media Group merge with ADMC.
July 2010 - October 2010
Producer in-charge of the Golden Entertainment inflight program, onboard Saudi Airlines. Assignments in- cluded researching and briefing suppliers, negotiating quotations, directing scriptwriters and translators, di- recting links shoots, directing b-roll shoots and post-production supervision.
Took part in the company's employee initiation, covering all aspects of the inflight entertainment field.
Rolling Thunder Dubai , Dubai
January 2008 - June 2010
Directing: TV commercial 40s spot for Ministry of Social Affairs, Dubai. TV commercial 30s spot for Moshaf Qatar, Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Doha Qatar; Saudi Horse Racing TVC 30s spots, Lycée Libanais Francophone Privé annual corporate films, Chalhoub Group corporate; HDCAM RED VARICAM and HDV cameras.
Editing: corporate videos and TV commercials. RED, HDCAM, Varicam, HDV and 24p formats. Cross-format conversions. DVD authoring and menu design. Color correction, motion graphics, and audio mixing. Supervised audio recording sessions, attended client briefings and presentations
Hired by CNBC Europe to edit a monthly business program “Gateway to the Middle East“ in High Definition
Freelancer , Dubai
April 2006 - January 2008
Directed corporate films in HD in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, executed all post-production work. Supervised video projects from concept & treatment writing to editing and delivery, controlled budgets and allocated resources. Also filmed drag race events across the Emirates for General Motors.
Videographer / Editor
Macmillan Adam , Dubai
January 2005 - January 2006
Edited corporate films for Emirates Airlines and Jumeirah International Group.
Leo Burnett , Dubai
January 2001 - January 2004
I was in-charge of The Orchard post production suite. Developed editing structures for corporate videos and short documentaries, as well as expanding and upgrading the editing suite. Edited offline and online TV commercials for Procter&Gamble, General Motors, ShowTime, Nokia and Cisco.
writing editing treatments
Signature Productions , Beirut
January 1999 - January 2001
Offline editor on TV commercials and music videos. Had initial training on After Effects and Media 100.