James Garbarino

Tallahassee Florida

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Seminole Productions: Associate Director/Sr. Producer 1995-Present
• Serve as Associate Director of the Seminole Productions Program.
• Supervise Staff and Oversee Scoreboard Operations and Show Production.
• Produced over 350 Shows for Regional & Statewide Broadcast.
• Edited over 300 Shows & Features for National, Regional & Statewide Broadcast.
• Taught Avid Media Composer to Local Professionals and FSU students.
• Produced & Directed Video Displays for FSU Football, Baseball, Basketball, ECHL Hockey, Arena 2 Football.
• Performed AVID Systems In-House Support & Troubleshooting for SP’s 41 systems.

WCTV-6: Creative Services 1994-1995
• Produced/Directed/Edited commercials for WCTV clients.
• Created Promotional Spots for News and Sports Departments.
• Implemented AVID Training for WCTV Staff.

Freelance Producer/Editor 1994-Present
• Edited Features and Opens for ABC Sports College Football National Broadcasts.
• Produced & Edited Show Opens & Online Show Edit for PBS Inside the Law.
• Produced & Edited Contracted Shows & Features for Sun Sports, Fox Sports Net & others.
• Videographer for clients including ABC, NBC, ESPN, CBS, PBS, Fox Sports, Sun Sports.
• Produced and Edited The Bobby Bowden and Charlie Ward Collegiate Hall of Fame Induction Videos

Florida State University 1992-1994
BA in Communications: Major in Media Production, Minor in Film. Graduated with Honors

Skills/Equipment List
AVID Media Composers On & Off-line, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Boris FX, Lightwave 3D, Grass Valley & Pinnacle Switchers, Panasonic P2 Cameras, Sony DV, BETA, DVCAM Cameras, Illusion, India, Title Deko, Click Effects, Microsoft Office, much more.

• 2007 Golden Matrix Award for Best Overall In-Game Video Display Content for All Universities
• 2006 Golden Matrix Award for Best Overall In-Game Video Display Content for All Universities
• 2 Aurora Platinum Best of Show Awards
• 7 Aurora Gold Awards
• 10 Telly Awards
• 11 Communicator Awards
• 5 Videographer Awards