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Oscar L.

Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

$500 - $2000 / Day

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Top Services

  • Video Editor - News

  • Video Editor - Documentary

  • Reporter / Journalist

Equipment

Video

  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone
  • 4K video camera
  • Multiple cameras

Audio

  • Wireless lavalier mic

Miscellaneous

  • Dolly
  • Sliders
  • Stabilizer

About Oscar

Work Experience: - Reported from 10 countries and 15 cities. - Reporter and video editor for The Real News (2010 to 2019). - Visual creative, “The Empire Files” with Abby Martin, I (visualy) created a 30 minutes show a week, including an abundance of graphics in After Effect, Illustrator & Photoshop. (2015-2017) - Visual creative of “Days of Revolt” with Chris Hedges and “The Global African” with Bill Fletcher (2014 to 2015) - US Associated Correspondent for Telesur (continent-wide broadcast) in over 12 US cities, more than 40 newscast reports and 25 full special documentary features on air. (2010 - 2013) - Editor in Chief for “The Positive Side on Life” on Channel 3 in Arizona. (2010) - Video Manager at Illuma Studio in Scottsdale. (2008 -2010) - Local reporter and eventually US Correspondent for La Television – Ecuavisa - Gamavisión, (Sunday 8pm prime time slot). (2005 - 2015). - Director, “Motor X”, Canal Uno, Saturday 7pm slot. (2003-2005) - Creative Editor, Unpixel DV production agency in Quito Ecuador. (2002/2005) - Media Producer for CEIME, (Gender NGO) Quito. Ecuador (1996 - 2002) Notable achievements & Awards: -4 documentary-magazine mini series “Motor X” (I started from scratch) reached continental TV including North and South America via Telesur & El Garaje TV 2006 - 2012. -First Price for: Best Documentary, Best Script and Best Post Production with “Cancer Social” on the “Flora Tristan” Film Festival, Lima, Peru 1996 about Gender Violence. -Finalist “Migrations Film festival” Radio Canada, NY 2010. -Lectures, Zaki Gordon Institute of Film 2005 & 2012, NAU (Flagstaff) 2011, National Bolivar Theater, Caracas -Venezuela & National Bolivar Square, Bogota - Colombia 2012 -Interviewed in international press outlets as RT, Telemundo, Univision, Telesur, Press TV, Radio Canada. Education & Skills: - Bachelor on Arts & Media (San Francisco de Quito University) - Camera, Video & Photography: Light (CEDEP 1990),Camera (CEDEP 1990) USFQ 2003 Education & Skills: - Bachelor of Arts & Media (San Francisco de Quito University) - Camera, Video & Photography: Light (CEDEP 1990),Camera (CEDEP 1990) USFQ 2003 Film Editing studies: Betacam (CEDEP 1990) All Adobe, Digital Avid and Final Cut ( USFQ 2000 ) Adobe (online self education) Digital Art: Quito Institute for the Visual Arts (IAVQ), 4 years on Illustration and Graphic Design. San Francisco de Quito University(USFQ), 2 years of software training. Script: CEDEP 1990, Universidad Católica 1996, and USFQ 2001. Sound: Bachelor in Arts (USFQ), including musical production, recording, mixing, Direct Sound, Electronic Music, Post Production, Sequencing and Sampling (IMC San Francisco de Quito University & CEDEP 1990 - 2000 ) Software skills: Video (Editing and Post): Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Motion, Boris Red Pro. Graphic Design Software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In Design, Corel Painter, Quark X-press. Web: Flash & WordPress Audio Software: Pro Tools, Reason, Digital Performer, Sound Edit, T-Racks, Soundtrack, Logic Pro, Sound Studio, Qubase, Maschine 2 and Adobe Audition. English and Spanish bilingual.

Top Projects

  • The Tohono O‘Odham Nation's Fight for Sacred Lands

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
    • On-Air Reporter / Host
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Translator
    • Field Producer
    • TV News Producer
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Copywriter

    Report on the border wall and the impact on native nations and ecosystems. part of a series, I wrote, shot and edited.

  • The Homeless in Mortal Danger During Southwest Heatwave

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Sound Mixer
    • Field Producer
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Copywriter

    I shot it last summer at 116 f.

  • Ecuador’s Strike is a Class Struggle, Not an Endorsement of Previous Government

    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • Translator
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Copywriter
    • Copy Editor

    I wrote and edited, about last year's revolt. Which was manipulated from both sides of the isle. This reports takes a pragmatic and experienced approach. I have covered 3 previous uprisings in Ecuador.

  • Climate Change Fuels Hellfire in the City of Angels

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • On-Air Reporter / Host
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Translator
    • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
    • TV News Producer
    • Motion Graphics Designer
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Sound Designer

    December 9, 2019 California’s fire season isn't over yet, but megafire events have already taken a major toll on the state and its inhabitants, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people. Warm, dry climate change conditions have made housing in LA's "Wildland-Urban Interface" dangerous.

  • TV Pro 1

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • On-Air Reporter / Host
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Translator
    • Drone Operator
    • TV News Producer
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Video Editor - Commercial
    • Sound Designer
    • Non-Fiction Film Director
    • Animator / Visual Effects Artist

    Non political productions brand

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Fixer
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager
  • Copy Editor
  • Copywriter
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Animator / Visual Effects Artist
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Oscar's Clients

  • teleSUR
  • The Real News

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