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Ethan Minsker

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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Boston
Birth year
1969
Lives in
New York City
Works in
New York City
Schools
School of Visual Arts New York (SVA), 1993, B.F.A., Film
The New School, 1999, M.A., Media
Representing galleries
Antagonist Gallery
Tags
gallery mixed-media, video-art, performance, digital, sculpture
Statement

Objectives:

Creativity opportunities to utilize my skills and knowledge.

Skills:

  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Motion 4
  • Soundtrack Pro 3
  • Color 1.5
  • Compressor 3.5
  • DVD Studio Pro 4
  • Photoshop
  • Avid
  • Web and DVD encoding and authoring
  • Exceptional computer skills; proficient on Mac
  • Personal equipment:
    • DVX100B Panasonic  professional video camera
    • Pro Mac 8 with Apple film and video related software
  • Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in digital and analog video technologies
  • 16 plus years of experience as film editor and videographer
  • Self-starter, reliable, very creative, enthusiastic and full of innovative ideas

Experience:

Antagonist Movement, Inc., New York, New York

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer - 2003 to the Present

Company organizes art shows, presents live events, underwrites grassroots film productions, and produces a line of punk-inspired apparel.

Minsker & Lee Productions, LLC, New York, New York

Managing Member - October 2009 to the Present

A privately-owned limited liability company offering film editing, videography and design services.

Current TV: Videographer for multiple episodes, 2006-2008

Antagovision, Public Access TV Show, New York - 2003 to the Present

Videographer and editor for over 50 episodes shown on Public Access TV in New York

Web Episodes - 2003 to the Present

Videographer and editor of 100 plus episodes shown on the Antagonist Movement YouTube Channel and on other websites.

HBO: Segment producer for 3 AM, a web series, 1998

FILMS – Independently Produced, 1993-2008

Producer, Director, Videographer and Editor

This is Berlin, Not New York, 2008 – Art and Culture Documentary

2009 Winner, “Best in Show”, Royalflush Festival, New York

Mark of the Ninja, 2004 – Art and Culture Documentary

Winner, Best Documentary, Evil City Film Fest; screened at the New Director Series at the        Anthology Film Archives, New York

Touching a Van Gogh, 2000-2004 – Art and Culture Documentary

2005 Winner, Best Experimental/Alternative Picture, Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival, Oklahoma.

Faster Than the World, 2000 – Music Video

A 54-minute documentary on H2O, a punk rock band, distributed worldwide by Epitaph Records.

The Soft Hustle, 1999-2000 - Dark Comedy/Drama

Screened at the Woodstock Underground, Chicago Underground, Seattle Underground and many other film festivals.

Anything Boys Can Do, 1997 – Music Documentary

First place award in the Mixed Messages Festival and a third place award in the Reeling Festival and screened in over 50 film festivals worldwide.  Screened at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, October 2009. Re-released on DVD, October 2009.

Amaurosis, 1993 –Drama

Finalist in the New York Film Festival and screened in the Social Outcast Festival in Atlanta, Georgia.

Screenwriter

Co-author of The Stick-Up Artist, a screenplay which was recognized as one of the top six entrants in the Slamdance Scriptwriting Competition and received a Merit of Excellence award, and author of Killing the Messenger, a screenplay which is a semi-finalist in the 2009 Screenplay Festival.

Author

Rich Boy Cries for Momma, fictionalized memoir, 2010.