James M Defalco Jr.

Expert storyteller with over ten years of experience in all aspects of video production from pre to post production. Highly motivated, result- driven professional with demonstrated success as an individual contributor and manager. Ability to learn new technologies and deploy them to fit business needs. Demonstrated history of being able to coordinate efforts with others to ensure the success of projects and initiatives.

Professional Experience

Investment Sales - Real Estate

Video Editor

New York, NY 2017- Present

  • Transform raw video into polished final product to advertise and sell multi-million-dollar properties.

  • Create and edit short videos and sizzle reels of commercial real estate properties including office buildings,

    shopping centers, and industrial properties.

  • Utilized Final Cut Pro X for video editing, cropping, audio mixing, color grading, and text graphics.

 

Assorted Independent Productions

Producer/Editor/Director

New York, NY 2017-2018

  • Thornhill (2018) Short Film

  • All In (2018) Short Film

  • Acoustic Kitty (2017) Short Film

  • LongIslandLoveStory(2017)FeatureFilm,WinnerofBestFeatureAward2017

     

  • Assorted Event Venues

    Video Director / Camera Operator

      New York, NY 2012-2018

  • Recorded sports games, assorted live events, concerts, and conferences at venues including Nassau Coliseum and Jones Beach for clients including Unilever, the NY Islanders and Madonna.

  • Served as First AC, Cable Wrangler, AV Tech,  and in-house camera lead per client needs.

 

 

Paramount Theatre

Head of Video

New York, NY 2011-2012

  • Managed up to 9 people as needed.

  • Produced dynamic video for over one hundred musical acts, comedians, and other live acts.

  • Streamlined troubleshooting operations to resolve AV needs in-between shows more efficiently.

  • Operated a robotic three camera switcher system.

  • Set up A/V for the renovation of ‘The Founders Room’ VIP room.

Five Towns College New York, NY

Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts

Skills:

  • Non-Linear Editing

  • Final Cut Pro X

  • Sound Mixing

  • Sound Editing

  • Location Scouting

  • Casting

  • Directing

  • Lighting

  • Cinematography

  • Color Grading

  • Producing

  • Staff Management

  • Relationship Building

  • Project Management

  • Digital Marketing

  • Audio/Visual

  • Budgeting

  • Writing

  • Strategic Planning