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Pottsville, PA 17901
US

(570)617-8324

Skookillfilms is the production name that all of my personal work falls under. I use the name for all of my personal projects, short films, freelance work, and photography. I’m always trying to improve myself and try out new ideas. Skookillfilms serves as an outlet to put out my personal work, as well as a portfolio that is constantly updating.

Have a look around and check out my work. If you would like to work with me on a project or hire me for a wedding or event, you can send me a message on the contact page.

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Résumé

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Donald Reed
125 S Second St, Saint Clair, PA 17970
(570) 617-8324, 
dreed631@gmail.com

EDUCATION:

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA
Major: Electronic Media, Minor: Journalism and Public Relations
Graduated: Spring 2010, Degree: Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

•Professional Broadcast Cameras  
•DSLR Video & Photography
•RED One Digital Cinema Cameras
•HD and SD video formats
•Mac and PC Workflows
•Lighting and Audio Monitoring
•Final Cut Pro 7
•Soundtrack Pro 2
•DVD Studio Pro 3
•Compressor
•Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 & CC
•Adobe After Effects CS6 & CC
•Adobe Media Encoder CS6 & CC
•Adobe Encore CS6 & CC
•Adobe Photoshop CS6 & CC
•Adobe In Design CS6 & CC
•Adobe Illustrator CS6 & CC
•Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
•Microsoft Office Suite

EXPERIENCE:

 

HBC, Saks Fifth Avenue & Saks Off Fifth, Pottsville, PA                                        
Image Editor

Maintain image sizing and cropping standards across all product types, including high end fashion, shoes, handbags, etc, in a fast paced eCommerce environment. Pre-process and full process hundreds of images per day in Adobe Photoshop. Quality check images before final submission. Keep file system organized and consistent via Adobe Bridge and spreadsheets. Upload directly to website via FTP and Adobe Scene 7.

 

Empire Education Group, Pottsville, PA                                           
Communications & Marketing Departments
/Digital Media Producer/Editor/Photographer

Write and produce original content for Empire Beauty School’s social media outlets and websites. Camera operator and editor on commercial, educational, and any other shoots. Work with the Adobe Creative Suite on a daily basis. Record voice over content for videos and slideshows. Update, organize, and maintain the company YouTube channel. Write proper Search Engine Optimization (SEO) titles, descriptions and tags for all video content. Create unique and traceable television spots and distribute them to TV Stations via FTP. Company Photographer for marketing advertisements, social media, educational text book content, events and employee photos. Maintain all equipment, and all digital media organized and backed up.

 

Don Reed Photography & Skookillfilms, Pottsville, PA                                            
Owner/Video/Photography

Skookillfilms is the production name that all of my personal work falls under. I use the name for all of my personal projects, short films, freelance work, and photography. I’m always trying to improve myself and try out new ideas. Skookillfilms serves as an outlet to put out my personal work, as well as a portfolio that is constantly updating, and a marketing tool for myself. Some of my biggest

 


WVIA, Scranton, PA                                            
Contributing Shooter

•WVIA-FM produced a documentary about Pottsville, PA and I volunteered to shoot B-Roll of the city for them to use. They used almost all of the footage I provided them and said the project couldn’t have come together without it. “Our Town Pottsville” was aired live on TV and released on DVD.

 

Weddings      
Video/Photography

•I shoot weddings whenever they are available, including both video and photos. I always receive positive feedback from my clients and most of my additional wedding work comes from word of mouth from happy customers.


Red Rose Transit Authority: 2010 Spot, Lancaster, PA     
Writer/Art Director/Animator

•Wrote script, assisted on shoot, and animated RRTA’s annual spot. Their advertising image involves bobble head cartoons and I worked with HD video, still photography, and green screen elements, and animation to accomplish this.

 

10,000 Villages, Ephrata, PA       
Shooter/Editor

•This spot was a series of still images shot on an iPhone using the Hipstamatic app. The images were edited to music, and the spot played at Penn Cinemas.

 

WellSpan Health: Open MRI Spot, York, PA            
Editor

•Assisted on Shoot and edited spot for website to both promote the Open MRI, and to inform future patients of the benefits and assure that they will be comfortable.


“Those Fightin’ Phils” Music Video, Philadelphia, PA         
Shooter/Editor

•Created music video for Tone Love’s song “Those Fightin’ Phils,” which was dedicated to the MLB’s 2008 World Champions, the Philadelphia Phillies. The song occasionally plays inside the stadium during Phillies games.


Keystone Skateboards, Allentown, PA            
Shooter/Editor

•Shot and edited promotional clips for website. Finished a promotional DVD that was distributed to over 100 outlets on the East Coast.