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Freelance Filmmakers are independent artists who create all kinds of video productions, from music videos to television shows. Common duties seen on a Freelance Filmmaker resume sample are using video equipment, adding special effects to video productions, editing video material, discussing requirements with clients, and delivering required work on time. The ideal candidate for a Freelance Filmmaker position should be able to showcase the following capabilities in his or her resume: video production expertise, editing skills, creativity, self-promotion, and deadline orientation. Most Freelance Filmmakers have videography training of some sort, although formal education is not compulsory.

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1

Freelance Filmmaker - Video Production

  • Produced, planned, shot, edited and Directed several Award winning short films, online video content and In-house communication/corporate videos according to guidelines and briefs provided by the clients.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with ENG and Cine Cameras and equipment.
  • Proficient with Non-Linear editing tools and softwares including Adobe suite and FCPX
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Video Production
2

Freelance Filmmaker / Photographer / Video Editor

  • Served as Director of Photography, Video Editor and Executive Producer for projects comprised of music videos, documentaries and short films
  • Shot landscape, portrait and event photography
  • Created news magazine on Adobe InDesign which helped land NBC Internship
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communication Arts / Digital Media
3

Freelance Filmmaker/producer/photographer

Responsible for generating new business

  • Served as art gallery photographer in support of promoting shows
  • Provided photography services to fashion industry
  • Produced, directed, edited, and shot several productions
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BFA
Fine Arts
4

Freelance Filmmaker & Producer

  • Created & managed budgets & shooting for 7 short films & 1 theater production
  • Managed legal production paperwork (location permits, safety waivers, release forms, work contracts, rental insurance)
  • Organized casting calls, crew calls, location scouts, and technical scouts
  • Lead daily production meetings and weekly production calls
  • Coordinated marketing & publicity materials for film festivals (The Austin Film Festival & SXSW)
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BFA
Studio Art
BS
Radio-tv-film
5

Freelance Filmmaker

  • Responsible for managing the execution of two independent feature films, several short films, as well as a new documentary about the Fulton Fish Market in New York from conception through distribution.
  • Utilizes project management skills to develop business plans, timetables, and budgets for each project.
  • Provides leadership to the crew to work effectively under great time constraints.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Directing
6

Freelance Filmmaker

  • Created video productions for a variety of clients
  • Guided technical crews in the fulfillment of artistic vision
  • Responsible for maintaining budgets on various projects
  • Created several video projects including Rendezvous, Sheets
  • Prepare breakdown and shooting schedules
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Advanced Digital Video Production
7

Freelance Filmmaker/photographer

  • Created many independent short works both for competition and personal growth and achievement
  • Worked as various positions such as director, producer, writer, editor, and director of photography on many different types of works
  • Constantly creating an every growing catalog of films and photographs applicable to a variety of different media
  • Captured memorable moments at wedding events
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BFA
English & Communication
8

Freelance Filmmaker

Shoot and edit local commercials for the web

  • Contact Client and consult what they are looking for.
  • Shoot interview with client
  • Shoot B-roll footage
  • Gather signed appearance and location releases
  • Capture and edit commercial 60 sec spot and 15 sec spot.
  • Burn all footage and finished files to DVD
  • FedEx all material in 48 hours to [company name]
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Broadcast / Cinema
9

FREELANCE FILMMAKER, CA

  • Planning and executing productions in a timely manner according to the sponsors.
  • Writing and editing the script and footage to the plan.
  • Crewing up and casting key positions.
  • Handling all paperwork in an organized way.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Filmmaking
BA
History

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