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Ziad Nassif

Director - Producer

Dubai, UAE

Skills

post supervision

directing crew

editing

writing treatments

About

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.

Education

Lebanese Academy Of Fine Arts

Cinematography , Cinematography

July 1999 - July 1999

College Des Saint Coeurs

July 1994 - July 1994

Experience

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).

post supervisor
director
editor
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.

Director
Producer
ex: PHP
Producer/Director

OnBoard International

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.

director
producer
post supervisor
Director/Editor

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

director
editor
ex: PHP
Freelance Producer/Editor

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.

producer
new business
cameraman
Videographer / Editor

Macmillan Adam , Dubai

January 2005 - January 2006

Edited corporate films for Emirates Airlines and Jumeirah International Group.

editor
B-Roll director
ex: PHP
Non-Linear Editor

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.

editor
studio expansion
writing editing treatments
Editor

Signature Productions , Beirut

January 1999 - January 2001

Offline editor on TV commercials and music videos. Had initial training on After Effects and Media 100.

offline editor
photoshop
after effects

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

Relocate

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