RESUME

 

Ben Goldberg
Multimedia Producer & Editor

bflgoldberg@gmail.com

EDUCATION

Wesleyan University: May 2017
Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in Film Studies & Sociology
GPA: 3.96/4.00 – Phi Beta Kappa – Dean’s List for All Semesters      

FILM & AUDIO EXPERIENCE

Associate Producer: Marshall Curry Productions, Brooklyn, NY
November 2018 – Present

  • Organize footage, provide creative notes, and research projects for award-winning documentary filmmaker Marshall Curry

  • Coordinate press strategies and materials for the Academy Award nominated short A Night at the Garden

  • Act as a liaison with various international festivals, including coordinating a world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival

Associate Producer & Editor: Other Men Need Help, New York, NY
October 2017 – Present

  • Collaborate with storyteller Mark Pagan and a small production team on an independent podcast about the emblems and performance of male identity – winner of IFP’s Made in NY Audience Choice Award 2017

  • Creatively edit audio using Hindenburg, pitch and research story ideas, and provide feedback on scripts

Operations Coordinator: OneDotZero Post, New York, NY
June 2017 – November 2018

  • Internationalized film keyart, transcoded video files, and creatively edited film materials into reels for internal use

  • Maintained digital asset archive of 30+ titles for FilmNation Entertainment and communicated directly with dozens of international distributors to coordinate versioning of Digital Cinema Packages & arrange file delivery

Assistant Editor: Climate Migrants, New York, NY
June 2015 – August 2015

  • Assisted filmmaker by transcribing interviews for short film on coastal erosion in Puerto Rico

  • Performed Assistant Editor tasks by organizing video footage in Adobe Premiere to match a thematically coherent script

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Researcher: G is for Gun, Northampton, MA
March 2018 – June 2018

  • Researched distribution strategies and screenings for a PBS documentary about the movement to arm teachers in Ohio

  • Distilled large amounts of information to only the most important details for a documentary filmmaker

Vice President, Board Member, DJ: WESU 88.1FM, Middletown, CT
September 2013 – May 2017

  • Led and managed the day-to-day functioning of a community radio station with a staff of 120+ people

  • Edited, transcribed, and scheduled interviews for the syndicated radio program Conversations on Health Care

  • Produced social media content, press releases, and spearheaded publicity for on-air programming & events

Producer: Drive Manny Drive and Then Who?, Middletown, CT
July 2016 – May 2017

  • Edited story ideas and shooting script drafts for short films written & directed by Wesleyan student filmmakers
    Coordinated and organized casting, location scouting, managed on-set conflicts, and supervised crews of up to 20 people

SKILLS & TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Adobe Premiere, Media Encoder, Photoshop, Audition, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Hindenburg, Final Cut Pro, Avid

  • Video editing, audio editing & recording, graphic design, web design with WordPress & Squarespace

  • Excellent writer, editor, and communicator

  • Patient, adaptable, outgoing, empathetic

  • Fast learner, highly reliable, and organized

  • Researching through print & online databases