Resume

 
 

Franciska Farkas

films@franciskafarkas.com | 410.905.3102| Brooklyn, NY

Video Producer | Camerawoman | Editor | Motion Graphics Artist

www.franciskafarkas.com

Video reel

Motion Graphics Reel

 

Education

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. BFA, Graduated 2002

Major: Illustration; Concentration: Video

Achievements: Trustee’s Award

 

Video Production

14 years of professional video production and post-production experience including: HD and 4K filming, short and long-form producing/editing, lighting, green screen production, motion graphics, color correction, web and DVD output.

•Consulting and developing vision with clients for videos across a variety of platforms including web, live event, and television.

•Producing and directing projects, scriptwriting, location and live event management.

 

Camera Operation

Proficient with digital cinema cameras and DSLR, mirrorless workflows. Specifically, Canon c300 MarkII, Sony FS7, Panasonic GH4, Canon 5D Mark II-IV.

•Owner of Canon c300 Mark II, Panasonic GH4, Canon 5D Mark II, Sennheiser lavalier microphone, Dracast light kit, various lenses and accessories.

•Experienced in set-up and shooting scenarios including interview, documentary, live event, teleprompter, studio and talk show, federal government, medical (operating room and laboratory), green screen.

•Experience with Glidecam, slider and jib operation.

 

Editing

Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Final Cut Studio as well as Adobe Creative Cloud: Audition, Encoder, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

Extensive experience in editing short-form documentary for web-specific storytelling.

Experience editing current event and political videos for rapid-response needs.

Basic audio editing and finishing and color correction.

Skilled in the use of many industry-standard applications and plug-ins including Trapcode Suite, Magic Bullet Looks, Plural Eyes, some Davinci Resolve experience.

 

Motion Graphics

Skilled in creation and workflow of advanced motion graphics projects as well as template customization.

Knowledge of current encoding standards, and FTP solutions.

Knowledge in the management of SAN systems, digital asset management systems, and digital archiving specifically Facilis, CATDV, and StorageDNA/LTO tape archiving.

Some experience with Cinema 4D.

 

Professional Experience

Franciska Farkas Creative Filmmaking

Producer/Camerawoman/Editor/Motion Graphics Designer

Brooklyn (2014-present)

•Full-service production company.

Produce, direct, shoot, edit, light, green screen, audio produce work for non-profits, corporations, artists, musicians and individuals focused on non-profit and social justice work.

Recent clients and projects

·      New York City Leadership Academy (Freelance, on-going)

·      MinaTV Africa and The African Millenials (Freelance, on-going)

·      Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Freelance, on-going)

·      Johns Hopkins Medicine (Freelance, on-going)

 

New York City Leadership Academy (Freelance, ongoing May 2017-present) Video Producer-Queens, New York

•Work with client to develop vision through storyboard and scripting.

Consult, produce, script, direct, light, shoot, edit and deliver video for live event and web.

•Document live events such as seminars and graduation.

Consult, design, create, and implement motion graphics content.

 

MinaTV Africa (Freelance, ongoing May 2017-present) Camera Operator-New York, New York

•The African Millennials (Currently in-production)

•Work with crew to set up lights, cameras, and audio.

•Film interviews, fashion and style segments, on-location scenarios, conceptualize and film Broll segments, and operate studio camera for talk show.

 

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Freelance, ongoing 2016-present) Video Producer-New York City & Washington D.C.

•Produced over 25 projects in the past year.

Consult, produce, direct, light, shoot, edit and deliver high-visibility video for social media, web, and live event audiences.

Produce and manage video production for PPFA National Conference and internal messaging for PPFA President Cecile Richards.

Consult, design, create, and implement motion graphics content for video.

• Consult and map out development of production studios for Washington D.C. and NYC headquarters.

 

Johns Hopkins Medicine (Freelance, ongoing 2015-presentVideo Producer-Baltimore, MD

Perform all aspects of video production for the creation of short-form documentary, promotional, and educational video for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Consult, design, create, and implement motion graphics content for online video production, broadcast television, and institutional branding needs.

 

Johns Hopkins Medicine (Full-time, 2008-2015) Video Producer-Baltimore, MD

Perform all aspects of video production for the creation of short-form documentary, promotional, and educational video for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Work directly with departments, brand and marketing managers, medical staff, patients, leadership, and high-profile individuals to execute high-quality videos for the institution.

Pitch ideas, produce, direct, shoot, edit, light, green screen, audio produce high-volume and deadline-driven projects for live event, web, and DVD output.

Design, create, and implement motion graphics content for online video production, broadcast television, and institutional branding needs.

Implemented and created workflow for management of storage area network (SAN) systems. Maintained digital asset management system software and linked archiving system on site and with off-site vendor.

Consistent recognition of individual and team-related projects by national and international award competitions.

  

Work in Progress Productions (Freelance, 2007-2011) Founder/Director/Producer/Videographer/Editor/Motion Graphics Designer-Baltimore, MD

• Perform all aspects of video production including producing, directing, cinematography, editing, motion graphics design and output.

• Collaboration with artists, non-profits, musicians and individuals in the creation of video assets for project documentary, grant funding, and promotion.

  

Open Eye Media (Freelance, 2004-2009) Lead Videographer/Editor/Motion Graphics Designer-Baltimore, MD and New York, NY

Lead videographer for high-profile live events.

Full-service editor for high-profile clients.

• Motion graphics editor.

 

Awards and Recognitions

Iowa Independent Film Festival, Best Short Documentary 2014

Telly Award, 3 Silver (highest honor), 10 Bronze (2009-13)

Web Health Award, 3 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze, and 4 Merit (2010-12)

Webby Award nominee, 2010

 Public screenings of film and video work

• Iowa Independent Film Festival 2014, Collateral Damage: A Farm Family Under Attack

Baltimore Museum of Art, Life in Death, A Cinematic Celebration of Poe-Baltimore, MD      2009

Metro Gallery 2009, Life in Death, Videopolis Film Festival-Baltimore, MD

The Gallery at Flashpoint 2008, Workbook-Washington DC

 References

Maureen Martin-Director of Video Production-Johns Hopkins Medicine

443.278.9894 mmarti98@jhmi.edu

Andrea Hubbard-Design Director- Planned Parenthood Federation of America

212.261.4588 ande.hubbard@ppfa.org

David Morley-Principal-Zinnia Films Inc.

410.440.4541 david@zinniafilms.com