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MAX BERGER

784 Seneca Ave | Queens | NY | 11385 | 1-347-922-8028 | contact@maxaberger.com

 

Education:

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA                May 2010
Bachelor of Arts, Cinema-Television Critical Studies

Council on International Education Exchange, Prague      Spring 2009

Work Experience:

 

Karmic, New York City, NY                             Fall 2012-Present
Co-Director/Editor/Videographer

  • Developing a commercial web series to promote use of the mobile app Karmic
  • Co-Produced/Directed, Edited, and Filmed “Karmic” nature videos as content for mobile app

 

Tampa Museum of Art, Beijing/Shanghai     March 2014-June 2014
Director/Editor/Videographer

  • Directed, Edited, and Filmed 13 Chinese Artists and 4 art curators on location in China
  • Helped coordinate production between Florida, China, New York, and app developers in England
  • Completed videos for Cultureshock Media app; Videos are on display for the ongoing exhibition “My Generation”

 

Fashion Dilettante, New York City, NY                             Fall 2012-Present
Editor/Videographer/Personal Assistant 

  • Editing fashion interviews/exposés for Fashion Blog
  • Compiling database of all fashion contacts
  • Helping to oversee post-production process with talent, fellow editor, and sound editor

 

The Floating Hospital, New York City, NY                      Summer 2012-Present
Psychologist Assistant 

  • Greeting patients and bringing them into the psychologist office
  • Transcribing all pertinent information about patients into a medical database.
  • Composing medical letters when necessary for patients.

 

Scott Rudin Productions, New York City, NY                 Summer 2010-Spring 2011;
Holiday Assistant, Research Department Intern      Winter 2011/2012                                                                                              

  • Coordinating Mr. Rudin’s holiday gifts, including organizing lists of over 2,000 recipients
  • Compiled research binders for the development department and company executives
  • Solely responsible for covering scripts and books as requested by head of development 

 

Kings of New York, New York City, NY                         April 2012-May 2012
Logger/Assistant Editor

  • Logged footage for a multiple camera reality television series
  • Created a system of organization for all incoming footage
  • Edited promo/sizzle reels for Mark Cuban and other network executives 

 
3Generations, New York City, NY                                    Spring 2011-Winter 2011
Assistant Editor
 

  • Edited selects for online segments
  • Captured and logged P2 HD footage for feature documentary
  • Organized footage on multiple hard-drives

 
Serious Motion Pictures, New York City, NY                Spring 2011-Fall 2011
Website Designer/Outreach Coordinator 

 

  • Designed company website, encoded/embedded multiple streaming videos
  • Managed Twitter and Facebook accounts for a festival circulating documentary

 

Copacetic Pictures, New York City, NY                         Spring 2011-Summer 2011
Editing Intern
 

  • Transcribed interviews and organized footage for feature documentary
  • Created and managed a station for transferring Hi-8 footage to Mini-DV

 

Welcome Change Productions, New York City, NY       Fall 2010-Spring 2011
Researcher
 

  • Researched grants and funding opportunities.
  • Identified and contacted out to new markets/audiences
  • Edited compilation reel for company’s Academy Award nominated director

 

Participant Media, Los Angeles, CA                                    Spring 2010
Documentary Development Intern
 

  • Logged documentary proposals & provided brief summaries for creative executives
  • Covered assistants desks, managed incoming calls, and scheduled meetings
  • Helped other departments, writing feedback on scripts & completing expense reports

 

Orgasm, Inc., New York, NY                                                   Summer 2008
Assistant Editor
 

  • Transcribed raw footage, logged new tapes, and contributed to editing notebooks
  • Created rough cuts of sequences for lead editor
  • Developed graphic art sequences using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects

 

Skills:

  • Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver, Avid, Final Cut Pro, ProTools, After Effects, Photoshop, WordPress

 

 

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