The New School, 1999, M.A., Media
Creativity opportunities to utilize my skills and knowledge.
- Final Cut Pro 7
- Final Cut Studio
- Motion 4
- Soundtrack Pro 3
- Color 1.5
- Compressor 3.5
- DVD Studio Pro 4
- 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
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.
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.
Rich Boy Cries for Momma, fictionalized memoir, 2010.