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JUSTIN SEIBEL


Education

Georgia State University - BA, Film/Video 2002 - Atlanta, GA
Chapman University - MFA, Film Production, 2008 - Orange, CA


Skills

IATSE Local 700, Motion Picture Editors Guild
 Avid Certified Instructor
 Avid experience – 8 years
 Final Cut Pro – 4 years
 Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator
 Apple Xcode
 DVD Studio Pro
 Compressor


Experience

Lead Assistant Editor - OWN Studios - February 2016 - Present
 SuperSoul Sessions, OWN
 (10 Intro Video Packages, 11 Webisodes, 4 TV episodes)
 Day Lead Assistant Editor ingesting footage, managing media. Avid 8.4.2
 MPEG Union show.


 Lead Assistant Editor - Leepson Bounds - January 2016 
 Pet Talk, National Geographic Wild
 (3, hour-long episodes)
 Day Lead Assistant Editor online prep for 3 episodes, replaced previous lead assistant.
 NatGeo's first talk show.  


 Editor - T-Group - December 2015
 Awestruck Unboxing, Verizon Go90
 (1 episode)
 Edited an episode for the online show, Awestruck, Unboxing. Three families open various
 toys and gadgets and review them.


 Lead Assistant Editor - Pink Sneakers - August 2015 - October 2015 
 Steam Punk’d, Game Show Network
 (10 hour-long episodes)
 Day Lead Assistant Editor online prep for final 5 episodes, replacing previous lead assistant.
 MPEG Union show.


 Lead Assistant Editor, Junior Editor - This is Just a Test - June 2015 - August 2015 
 Ice Lake Rebels for Animal Planet
 (9 hour-long episodes)
 Day Lead Assistant Editor for Ice Lake Rebels for Animal Planet. 
 Syncing, grouping,organizing footage and online prep. Edited a few
 scenes in a few episodes. 


 Lead Assistant Editor - Relativity Television - April 2014 - May 2015 
 House Vs. House, FYI Network
 (10 hour-long episodes). 
 Zoe Saldana’s My Hero, AOL
 (10 eight minute episodes).   
 Get Swank’d, FYI Network
 (12 half-hour episodes).
 Journey to the Draft, AOL 
 (10 eight minute episodes).
 Ingesting, syncing, grouping and organizing footage for the reality show.  
 Online prep and managing night assistant editors.   


 Assistant Editor - Eyeworks - February 2014 - April 2014 
 Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, ABC
 Day time assistant editor ingesting, syncing, grouping and organizing footage.


 Assistant Editor - T Group - October 2013 - February 2014
 Container Wars, TruTV
 Day time assistant editor ingesting, syncing, grouping and organizing footage.


Editing Instructor - New York Film Academy (Los Angeles) - January 2012 - May 2012
 Teaching editing principles and Final Cut Pro to BFA one year students. 


 Editing Instructor - New York Film Academy (New York) - October 2009 - August 2011
 As an Instructor, I teach beginning editing and the basics of Final Cut Pro to MFA, one year, and four week students. We discuss cutting invisibly, the idea of montage, and cutting on action. The classes have both theory with movie clips and the technical aspects of FCP to be able to use the tool to edit their films.


 Editor - MLB.com - March 2011 - October 2011
 Editing daily recap highlights for Major League Baseball teams. Working with a producer, a VO Talent, we edit together a highlight for an MLB game from that night’s game footage. A highlight package is edited for the winning team, losing team, a short 30 second highlight of the winning team and a ten minute condensed game is edited for each MLB game and posted on their site that night. 6-8 plays with voice over, natural baseball stadium sounds, local broadcast audio and graphics make up each highlight package.  

 Editing Lab Supervisor - New York Film Academy - Summer 2009 & 2010
 Supervising the post production facilities for the Summer program of the New York Film Academy. Over 900 students used the 50 computers in the lab over seven weeks during the summer. Scheduling classes in the edit lab and times for the different groups of students to edit. I managed the staff of editing 9 TAs and made DVDs for each program’s screening. In addition to managing the lab, I taught almost half of the editing classes.