James Philip Curtis, LLC


Comprehensive Creative Post-Production

EXPERIENCE
  • commercials
  • corporate
  • marketing
  • dramatic feature length films
  • documentaries
  • dramatic shorts
  • programming
  • event content
  • kiosk
  • signage
  • training
  • employed or self-employed exclusively in film and related industries since graduating from university
  • thousands of films and videos edited and/or directed and/or produced over forty years+

VALUE
  • deep and broad experience in production and post
  • one stop shop for most post production needs
  • high quality product, creative, correct in all aspects, suitable for broadcast
  • stock image and sound effects libraries available on-site, many with no additional license fees - pre-indexed for fast searching
  • intellectual property protection of media & projects
  • virtual collaboration
  • deadlines met
  • low overhead (home office) - central Dallas, TX area

PROFICIENCIES
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (current): Premiere Pro - After Effects - Photoshop - Encore - Illustrator
  • Element 3D - Trapcode Suite - Twixtor - Continuum Complete - Invigorator - 3D Flag - Plexus - Mocha Pro - Looks - and more
  • AVID Media Composer 6.5
  • Apple Final Cut Pro 7
  • MOTU Digital Performer 9
  • Microsoft Office

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY (in chronological order)
  • staff: assistant editor > film editor > producer / director > vp at Bill Stokes Associates (film production company; now Post Asylum) - five years
  • freelance: film editor, director, producer - three years
  • staff: applications editor at Avid Technology (Employee #99), when their groundbreaking Media Composer was starting to revolutionize post production - one year
  • staff: producer at Image Matrix / IMX Pictures (dissolved ~1995): produced, directed, and edited corporate film and video productions - two years
  • staff: post production supervisor at Tracy-Locke / DDB - two years
  • freelance: digital media post production services - twenty-five years+

HIGHER EDUCATION

MILITARY SERVICE
  • U.S. Army: MOS 61C20 - Marine Oiler - ETS as SP4 - Honorable Discharge - 1974 - two years (draftee, lottery #23)
PRIMARY SCHOOLING
  • six years private, six years public - Dallas, Texas