Tosh Endres

Work Experience

Production Aide: San Bruno Cable TV – San Bruno, CA                                                              05/2009 – present

  • Operate remote cameras and compose shots in a live, town-hall environment
  • Edit footage into segments to be uploaded onto YouTube
  • Assist with loading, unloading, set-up, and break-down of equipment including cameras, tripods, and mics

Imagery Production Temp: Aechelon Technology, Inc. - San Francisco, CA                               01/2009 – present

  • Alter satellite images of Earth to be incorporated into flight simulation programs by masking out areas of water, adjusting color, removing structures and aircraft, and utilizing non-destructive editing to remove clouds

Video Editor: Hyphen-Nation.org - Harrisonburg, VA & San Francisco, CA                               03/2008 – 11/2008

  • Creatively synthesized edited video segments according to imaginative use of interviews, text, narration, and b-roll to create stimulating and accessible content
  • Compiled 10 – 20 minute video segments from hours of footage highlighting themes among second-generation American youths for the series “Growing Up Hyphenated”
  • Independently managed and shaped projects into cohesive narratives with occasional input from founder Dr. Peter Fulton

Shift Manager: Papa John’s Pizza - Charlottesville & Harrisonburg, VA     05/2004 – 08/2004, 02/2006 – 02/2008

  • Managed 2-10 employees at all times and delegated tasks responsibly

Production Experience

“Mannequin’s Monologue”: senior capstone video project - 2008

  • Co-producer duties including: acquiring props and locations, constructing scene breakdowns, constructing production budget, assisting with production schedule
  • Co-writing duties from initial concept to final script, including some storyboards

“Salad Days”: full-length independent video production - 2007

  • Director of Photography: shot mostly handheld, in various locations such as houses, outdoors, and inside a van – included lighting some scenes

Various 3-minute video projects and 24/48 hour film festivals

  • Experience from PA work to setting up lights, shooting, editing, and scouting locations

Education

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia - Bachelor of Arts, May 2008
Majors: Media Arts and Design, Digital Video Concentration, 3.5 GPA & English, 3.6 GPA
Minor: Film Studies, 3.8 GPA
Cumulative GPA: 3.4; Dean’s List, 4 semesters

Technical Proficiencies

Microsoft Windows, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Mac OSX, DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Bridge; Sony Z1-U and Panasonic DVX100B cameras, wireless lavalier and boom mics, 3-point lighting, studio floor cameras