Joe Michelli


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I presently reside in Yaroomba near the town of Coolum Beach on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
I have been consistently producing all kinds of art work for a good portion of my life. I hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and an Art Education Certificate from

The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.
I was born and raised IN the great city of Chicago, but since 1996 I live and work in Australia.

Video editing is my specialty! I have edited DVDs of all kinds including weddings, web advertisements, slide shows for parties and funerals all with custom menus, covers for both the discs and case covers. Besides the DVDs, I have edited numerous music videos for play in all of the nightclubs I have worked in as a VJ/DJ in Chicago during the 80's and 90's at the following clubs:

I continue to edit this "VJ" type of work on a constant basis for play on my YouTube channel.

If you need footage edited, a complete DVD or Blu ray authored, photographs scanned, corrected down to the pixel, a slide show with effects, transitions, logos, titles, from digital files, VHS/C (PAL or NTSC), Hi8mm, 35mm slides or negatives and of course photographs, I can do it with quick turnaround times.

When it comes to sound, I can handle all kinds of digital audio files. I can capture audio from vinyl, cassette, as well as other sources. If you need royalty free audio I can provide that also in a variety of genres or create a custom soundtrack. I create custom soundtracks and background music using Ableton Live 8+Max for live and a variety of VST plugins and a complete library of sounds, sound effects and instruments. My sound work can be heard on-

To accomplish all of my video work and to create and maintain my flash based website, you have to have the right equipment and software especially for editing video, creating music, digital photography, capturing sound and vision for use as digital files. I have a custom designed computer built to my is almost all of the gear:
CPU-Intel Core i7 950 (3.0Ghz/ 8MB/ 4.8GT QPI/ Quad Core)
Motherboard-Asus P6T Deluxe V2
Memory-12gb total-Kingston KVR1333D3N9
Video Card-Gigabyte-GTX-275
Video capture-Matrox Mini MX02 PCIe
Keyboard-Bella Professional 3.0 for Adobe Premeire Pro
Hard Disk #1 Western Digital - VelociRaptor, 300GB, 10000RPM, 16MB Cache, SATAII/300, 2.5
Hard Disk #2 Western Digital - WD1001FALS Caviar Black, 1TB, 7200RPM, SATAII
Hard Disk #3 Western Digital - WD1001FALS Caviar Black, 1TB, 7200RPM, SATAII
Hard Disk #4 Western Digital - WD2002FAEX Caviar Black, 2TB, 7200RPM, SATA III
Hard Disk #5 Western Digital - WD2002FAEX Caviar Black, 2TB, 7200RPM, SATA III
Optical Drive-LGE BH08LS20 Blu-Ray Writer
Sound Card Creative - X-FI XtremeAudio
Monitor-Samsung-2333SW+ 23" Wide Full HD LCD 5ms
Case Antec-NINE-HUNDRED-TWO Tower Gaming Case
Power Supply-Coolermaster 1250W
CPU Cooler-Zalman-CNPS9900LED
Speakers-Behringer MS40 Digital Studio Monitors
Akai APC40 Midi controller for Ableton
Akai MPK mini Midi Keyboard
Blue Yeti Microphone
also-Cannon multi-function printer, additional scanner, Nikon Coolpix 8800 digital still camera,
Sony NEX 7
GoPro Hero 2
Camera Rig/follow focus
field microphones
Operating System-Microsoft Windows 7 64bit
Adobe CS4 Mastersuite CS6 Production Premium
Ableton Live 8+Max for Live
Sonnicouture Instruments
Xitel Inport
PLUS a host of others!

External Links


  1. Casey Latiolais
  2. Etsy
  3. Playback Studios
  4. stillmotion
  5. Philip Bloom Reviews & Tutorials
  6. OneRiver Media
  7. Darren Levine
  9. FocusPulling (.com)
  10. Creative COW
  11. B&H Photo Video