THOMAS RIVERA MONTES

 thomasriveramontes@gmail.com

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 PROFILE  

  • Dynamic and results-oriented film editor with three years of experience in Video Production and Editing, specifically with in-depth knowledge of video production, editing techniques, video equipment and tools. 
  • Expertise with the latest video editing systems, and especially with the latest video editing software on the market. 
  • Ability to visualize script as narrated by script writers 

SKILLS AND TECHNICAL TOOLS PROFICIENCY

  • Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro X 
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, CC
  • AVID 
  • Pre and Post video or digital media production including Da Vinci Resolve
  • Production Software: Adobe Photoshop, FCP, MS Office. 
  • Web/mobile VOD technologies 
  • Fluent in English, Spanish and French 

WORK HISTORY

2013 - present    Freelance Video Editor

  • Develop and edit video content for several short narrative films, a short documentary and a documentary feature
  • Determine and prioritize stories and ensure content has a consistent “feel” and is compelling 
  • Worked on the sound design of several projects to ensure the consistency of the story and the director’s desire 
  • Collaborated closely with clients to create the film that they wanted while bringing suggestions 

         The Gospel According to Andre (2018) by Kate Novack, documentary        Editor

          Bronx Gothic (2017) by Andrew Rossi, documentary                                      Editor

          Dare and Truth (2016) by Thomas Rivera Montes, short film                          Director, Editor, Sound Designer, Colorist

Mad Full of Dreams (2016) by Kevin Baggott, feature film                              Editor

NAT GEO Climbing Tree (2016) by Dave Katz, short film                                Editor, Sound Designer, Colorist

See Memory (2015) by Viviane Silvera, short animation                                 Editor

The Sentinel (2015) by Jay Parikh, short film                                                   Editor, Sound Designer

Billie Jean (2015) by Brielle Mallano, short film                                               Editor

Act Zero (2015) by Thomas Rivera Montes, short film                                     Director, Editor, Sound Designer

Iria (2014) by Thomas Rivera Montes, short documentary                              Director, Editor, Sound Designer, Colorist

 

EDUCATION

Brooklyn College, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Major Film Production, GPA: 3.88 

Elective Classes: Advanced Editing, Advanced Documentary, Producing