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Liannah Butler

Liannah Butler

Video Producer
Newark,NJ

Summary

Enthusiastic video producer with a passion for telling compelling and entertaining stories. Strong educational background and previous work experience provide a solid foundation for storytelling and video production. Raw and unique writing style possesses the ability to captivate the audience and command the attention of viewers and listeners. Eager to contribute to team success by creating original and exciting content. Motivated to learn, grow, and excel within the field of production and entertainment. Flexible and adept at adapting to fast-paced environments, meeting required deadlines, multi-tasking, building effective relationships, and thinking quickly and critically.

Education

Bachelor of Arts - Film and Video Production

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
05.2021

Timeline

Associate Producer

Prudential Financial
2022.08 - Current

News Associate

CBS
2021.06 - 2022.08

Video Editor

Rutgers Office Of Communications/ HAL
2020.06 - 2021.08

Bachelor of Arts - Film and Video Production

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Accomplishments

    Wrote, directed, produced, and edited a short film titled "Addiction" that was featured in both the Newark International Film Festival and the Lift-Off Global Film Festival.

Skills

  • Screen/Scriptwriting, Storytelling, Storyboarding, and Pre-Production Planning
  • Strong background in Visual storytelling/ Cinematography, and video editing
  • Well-versed in Narrative and Documentary filmmaking
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Stock, After Effects, Animations
  • Experienced in floor management and directing, actors, full crew, and staff
  • Story Pitching, Development, and Team Collaboration
  • Color grading, lighting, and graphics
  • Curator, AVID, Nexus
  • In-studio, control room, and Field production experience
  • Experienced in floor management and directing, actors, full crew, and staff
  • Cast and crew supervision and booking
  • Concept Development
  • Creative Direction and Team Collaboration
  • Subtitling and Captioning
  • Production Scheduling
  • Audio and Video Editing
  • Adaptability and Flexibility in fast-paced environments

Work History

Associate Producer

Prudential Financial
2022.08 - Current
  • Assist directors, producers, and video editors in all aspects of live and pre-recorded production, including logistics and contributing creatively
  • Floor manage video shoots and direct talent
  • Handle organizational tasks associated with production (importing and exporting files, logging, ordering transcripts, closed captions, and video links)
  • Stage design and set (organizing and decorating stage, order furniture and manage delivery and pickup, assist with lighting and composition of shots)
  • Assign and book freelance crew members for shoots
  • Produce and edit stories independently
  • Contribute creative solutions by acquiring assets to produce compelling content and aid in story-telling
  • Assist with media migration (MAM)
  • Research and source internal and external online content (archival footage, stock footage, music, etc,)
  • Reviewed and provided feedback on scripts, ensuring accuracy of information and overall narrative coherence.
  • Supported producers in decision-making processes, contributing valuable insights from diverse range of perspectives.
  • Assist with live events and broadcasts which contributed to smooth operations without any technical hiccups.
  • Edited video, choosing appropriate shots matching perfectly with news stories.
  • Stepped in to handle additional tasks and duties during producer's absence.

News Associate

CBS
2021.06 - 2022.08
  • Working closely with producers to gather and produce elements for news segments
  • Contributed to investigative projects, providing in-depth research skills for thorough analysis of complex issues.
  • Developed solid understanding of journalistic ethics, adhering strictly to guidelines for unbiased reporting.
  • Managed tight deadlines while consistently producing high-quality work under pressure situations.
  • Participated in editorial meetings to discuss story ideas and content.
  • Transcribing footage
  • Running script
  • Monitoring breaking news
  • Pitching stories
  • Attending planning and creative meetings and sourcing images and footage.
  • Enhanced news coverage by researching and fact-checking stories thoroughly before publication.

Video Editor

Rutgers Office Of Communications/ HAL
2020.06 - 2021.08
  • Edit and produce audio and video content
  • Develop structure and narrative of content in collaboration with graduate assistant for HAL
  • Proficient in Adobe Software, filming, writing, and creative production.
  • Collaborated with production teams to ensure cohesive storytelling and visual continuity across multiple projects.
  • Delivered edits on time for reviews and final delivery.
  • Contributed new ideas and looked for ways to improve content editing and processes.
  • Worked with graphic templates and seamlessly inserted into videos.
  • Evaluated and selected scenes for pacing, entertainment value, and continuity, trim shots and edit content.

Overview

4
4
years of professional experience
Liannah ButlerVideo Producer