Chris Bové -- Editor, Director and Educator


​Expert editor for 23 years. Long and short format productions for national broadcasts, national and international festival distribution, internet, BluRay and DVD releases. Able to direct and fully execute the post-production process. Routinely operate edit systems; edit and rewrite scripts; design graphic elements; train and manage assistants and interns; collaborate on large teams; and give presentations directly to clients - all while staying under deadline and under budget. Great deal of additional experience as Story Editor, Script Editor and Writer for all types of projects. Advanced knowledge of internet video delivery methods; and a Photoshop expert.

 


Mission

Tell a good story.



Education

2014 Moderator Training Sessions, Media Composer 8 (Avid)

2014 NAB Post|Production World

         - Documentary Editing (WGBH Frontline)

         - Documentary Producer's Workshop

         - Avid Symphony Color Correction

         - Avid Media Composer Editing

2014 Avid Connect: 4K and UHD Workflows

2013 Moderator Training Sessions, Media Composer 7 (Avid)

2012 Moderator Training Sessions: Media Composer 6.5; Avid FX and Boris BCC; Sorenson Squeeze 8 (Avid)

2011 Moderator Training Sessions, Media Composer 5.5; Media Composer 6 (Avid)

2010 Moderator Training Sessions, Media Composer 5 (Avid)

2009 Moderator Training, AMA, Interplay, Media Composer v4 (Avid)

2008 Moderator Training, Workflows for P2, XDCam and RED (Avid)

2008 Certifications: Color Correction; Graphics and Mattes; I/O Essentials; Marquee ; Boris Red Complete ; Interplay Workgroup Management (Avid)

2008 Certifications: Interplay Digital Production Workflow ; Interplay for Editors; Interplay Assist; Interplay Access (Avid)

2005 Mentoring:  Editing Techniques for National PBS Programs (Florentine Films)

2001 Certificate:  Advanced AVID Media Composer Techniques (Sheridan College )

2000 Certificate:  AVID Media Composer Techniques (Sheridan College)

1997 Diploma:  Advanced Filmmaking (New York Film Academy)

1997 B.A.: Media Studies, Filmmaking; additional concentration: Video Documentary (State University of New York at Buffalo )



Professional Experience

Senior Editor
WNED|WBFO, 8/1998 – Present

Head of editorial for national and regional educational programs broadcast on TV and radio. As a senior editor of many types of projects, I perform the duties of writer, associate producer, sound mixer, music producer, videographer and DVD/Blu-ray author. Served as lead director for live broadcasts.
  - End-to-end understanding of how to create stories with video and sound
  - PBS and NPR broadcast workflows
  - Digital productions for on-demand viewing
  - Creation of materials for grants and proposals

  - Equipment research, purchasing and maintenance
  - Script and story editing
  - Online, color correction and packaging for national distribution and DVD authoring


Accomplishments
  - Creation and leadership of production internship program
  - Creation of live TV studio educational materials
  - Creation of educational materials for digital productions



Editor and Educator
Always Editing, 6/1994 – Present

Editor of films, TV shows, documentaries, shorts and commercials.

  - Writing, script editing and story editing

  - Music score

  - Audio recording, mixing and delivery

  - Animations and graphic elements; archive image restorations

  - Finished project delivery, promotion and hosting
  - Building and maintenance of edit systems


Writer, Producer and Director of educational webinars, video journals and blogs.

  - On site trainer and web trainer of postproduction workflows
  - Example: (
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Editor
Scene & Herd Productions, 6/1994 – 3/2001

Editor of marketing videos, commercials and corporate image campaigns.

  - Work includes national re-branding campaign for HSBC Bank USA (from Marine Midland Bank). 



Producer/Editor
WUTV 1998

Local shows; tagging of network promos; local PSAs



Assistant Editor

Ross School, 1994

Seasonal work at a wonderfully forward-thinking educational institution.



Manager

88 Video, 1987-1994

Manager, trainer, tape technician and cashier at video rental store chain.



Volunteer Experience
Vice Chair and Secretary
Avid Customer Association, 2014 - present

Creation of educational venues for learning

    - Distance learning sessions with software designers

    - Live webinar tutorials on editorial workflows

http://www.avidcustomerassociation.com/leadership#Community



Moderator
Avid Pro Video Community 11/2008 - present

    - Educating other editors on various editorial workflows

    - Creation of educational materials



Co-Chair
PostWNY 8/2008 - present

Creator of local user's group for video editors and audio professionals
    - Teacher/Presenter: Video and Audio Editing Workflows
    - Teacher/Presenter: Internet Video Workflows
    - Guest Lecturer, Apollo Media Center; WXXI Rochester


Author
AvidBlogs 4/2014 - present

Writer of blogs on editorial workflows for Avid Technology.
http://www.avidblogs.com/author/cbove/



Producer/Presenter

Moviola Education Center, 2/2017 - present

Contributing webinar host to an educational series for editors

https://www.provideocoalition.com/event/avid-phrasefind-editors-secret-weapon/



Technical Abilities

AVID 4K and UHD Workflows

AVID Interplay Workgroup Manager

AVID Media Composer Software up to v8.8.3 (Mac and Windows)

AVID Media Composer Nitris DX 

AVID Media Composer Adrenaline HD

AVID Media Composer Mojo

AVID Media Composer 9000 Meridian

AVID Media Composer Xpress

AVID Media Composer 1000 AVBV

AVID ScriptSync and PhraseFind

AVID Plug-ins: Boris, Sapphire, Tiffen DFx (DFT 55mm), Stage Tools, 3-Prong

All tape and tapeless formats from Quad to Avid AMA import of P2 and QT

Delivery to/from audio post - OMF2 or otherwise

Upload/Delivery to DG Fastchannel

Adobe Photoshop (all versions since 1994)

Final Draft; Final Draft A/V

Final Cut Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro

CMX, GVG, and Ampeg linear edit systems

Steenbeck (6 and 8 plate)

Moviola



Awards

Please contact for complete list. 



Volunteer Work

Editing for Steven Spielberg and The Ross Family, 1994

Volunteer, Hamptons International Film Festival, 1994





References available upon request - both professional and personal.