REGINA R. DAVIS
Editor/Videographer/Producer
Sherman Oaks, CA  91423
E-Mail: diap@sbcglobal.net
www.diaprods.com

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

 

EDITOR: Nonlinear editing includes AVID Media Composer & Xpress Pro/HD – on a custom built tower and mobile HP 9420 Laptop, Final Cut Pro Studio 3 www.apple.com/finalcutstudio (Macbook Pro) & Adobe CS4 Suite software.  I utilize Compressor and FCP for media conversion to web, and Filezilla for FTP transfers.

VIDEOGRAPHER: Owner/Operator of Panasonic HVX200/P2 DVCPRO HD & AG-DVX100 24p 3CCD Cameras, Canon VIXIA HV40 HDV & VIXIA HF R10 HD SDHC Cameras, Teleprompter, Photoflex SoftBox & Britek Professional light kits, Seinnheiser & Azden Pro wireless lav/shotgun/handheld microphones.

PRODUCER: Executive Producer: “The Sweet Sisters of Zion”, a feature length documentary on internationally acclaimed Gospel singing siblings Delois Barrett Campbell & the Barrett Sisters. www.barrettsistersonline.com. Co-Producer/Creator: REEL SISTERS, (www.reel-sisters.com), a ½ hour program featuring women anglers in the world of competitive sport fishing.  Coordinating Producer/Videographer/Editor/Graphics: SOULMATE (www.soulmatefilm.com), a full length feature film documentary about Urban Christian Women. Producer/Editor/Writer: HOLLYWOOD AT IT’S BEST (http://www.stonecoldaction.com/) a documentary about the history of Black female stunt performers. Produced/Shot/Edited a 30-minute pilot episode submitted to Discovery Wings Network, “Part Time Pilots”. “P/S/E” PEOPLE OF THE GROVE, a 90-minute documentary on a Baptist church in FL.

ADDITIONAL ASSETS: I have a strong background in video operations.  I am very mechanically inclined, with great wiring and troubleshooting skills. I am proficient with Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP and MAC based computer systems. I am very good at utilizing the Internet as a research/information and communication tool.  I am a creative team player who works well with others, but I am also very capable of completing an assigned task with little or no direct supervision.  I have been in the IATSE Union both as a Tape Operator and Editor since 1990.  I have been a Notary Public since 2004.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

DIAP - DO IT ALL PRODUCTIONS, LLC - An Audio Visual Production Co.            November 1997 - Present
P.O. BOX 4748 Valley Village, CA  91617   www.diaprods.com
INDEPENDENT PRODUCER/EDITOR - Full service pre & post-production, including development, shooting, writing, editing & digital photography.  Equipment used includes Panasonic HVX 200/P2 DVCPRO HD, DVX100 24p, Canon VIXIA HF R10 HD & Sony DCR-TRV27 Mini Digital Video Cameras, Non-Linear Digital Editing Systems – AVID Media Composer, Xpress Pro, After Effects, Illustrator & Photoshop CS4 software.  Apple 17” Macbook Pro w/Final Cut Pro Studio 3, Motion 3, Combustion DVD Studio and Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 software, lights, and microphones.  Formats include: P2 DVCPRO HD, BetaSP,  DVCAM/HDV, Mini DV, DVD,VHS and 8MM.  Possess mobile capabilities to set up editing workstation on or near location sites utilizing all of the listed formats. Projects include ½ hour reality shows, documentaries, Corporate & Industrial, Instructional, News packages & Demo reels. Designed and built websites: www.diaprods.com, www.barrettsistersonline.com, www.npgina.com and www.reel-sisters.com w/Dreamweaver software. Owner of a 2006 Winnebago Aspect 26FT fully equipt motorhome (www.winnebagoind.com /products/winnebago/aspect/) for travel and on-location production shoots.

STATE OF EMERGENCY: TACKLING BLACK MENS’ HEALTH                  July 2011
DP/Camera Operator, Lighting, Audio/Sound Effects, On-Line Editor/Video Effects
Graphics Researcher/Producer

VOICES: Women in the Church – Christian Cinema Online Productions            December 2008 - Freelance
EDITOR/BTS CAMREA/GRAPHICS – 30 minute Talk Show produced for the Gospel Music Channel hosted by Emmy nominated Comedian Kym Whitley and Grammy nominee and Dove award winner Chanelle Haynes.  www.christiancinemaonline.com

 

DENTAL ASSOCIATION’S WILLIAM J. GIES AWARDS – First Option Entertainment   March 2009
EDITOR/ASSOCIATE PRODUCER/GRAPHICS DESIGN – Responsible for completing honoree video package presentation for annual awards show for the American Dental Association.

 

CELEBRITY & STUNT WOMEN’S AWARDS LUNCHEON                 October 2008 - Present
EDITOR/ASSOCIATE PRODUCER/GRAPHICS DESIGN/VIDEO PLAYBACK & SWITCHING Responsible for completing honoree video package presentations, and playback for annual awards show for the Diamond in the Raw Foundation. www.diamondintheraw.com www.stuntwomensawards.com

NBCUniversal/Comcast         - E!, Style, G4 & Fear Networks   Dec. 2009 – Present
5750 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
TRANSMISSIONS/DUPLICATIONS OPERATOR – Duties include setup and fulfill inbound and outbound transmissions requests for NBCUniversal entities.  The encoding of various formats of video into DAISY: Digital Accessible Information System for screening.  Completing dub requests including NTSC to PAL conversions, and off air broadcast/cable recordings.  Equipment include: HDCAM (NTSC & PAL), Digibeta/MPEG IMX (NTSC & PAL), BetaSP (NTSC & PAL), XD CAM HD/SD,  DVCPRO HD, DVCAM HDV, DVD, VHS, Alchemist Ph.C HD & SD Converters, AJA Frame Sync, CP 3800A, 3809 & 3830 Phillips Routers, Network CP-MOD-CL & PESA Routers, Research Concepts Satellite Dishes, Analog & Digital Receivers, Tektronic PAL/NTSC Waveform monitors/scopes.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT - CBS Domestic TV                        January 1995 – March 2009
4024 Radford Avenue, Studio City, CA  91604
FREELANCE SEGMENT EDITORwww.etonline.com On-line editing for syndicated entertainment news program.  Equipment utilized include AVID Media Composer Adrenaline, ISIS Access, Interplay and I-NEWS file management/interactive systems.

FHI HEAT, INC – Manufacturers of the latest technology in styling products to hairdressers of the world.
14500 Industrial Avenue North Suite B, Maple Heights, OH  44137                        February 2007 – Freelance
CAMERA OPERATOR/VIDEOGRAPHER- Freelance Shooter for salon interviews, testimonials, trade shows and behind the scene on fashion photo shoots.  www.fhiheat.com

WOMEN IN FILM – PSA Production Program: Contributed Offline Editing services for WIF’s Gang Alternative Program (GAP)  (www.livetribeproductions.com /video/gap30.mov) Received a 2008 Certificate of Commendation from the City of Los Angeles, which was presented to me by Councilwoman Janice Hahn. 
2009 Commendations from Councilwoman Janice Hahn
2009 Commendations from the U.S. House of Representatives - Congresswoman Linda T. Sanchez
2008 PLATINUM AURORA AWARD - BEST IN SHOW  www.auroraawards.com
2008 BRONZE ADDY AWARD - a national award given by the American Advertising Federation.
The 2009 MITCH MARICICH AWARD - From Gang Alternatives Program for Outstanding Service to the GAP Program. Karen Lavender-Director, Romell Foster-Owens-Producer
I was interviewed by VARIETY for their 2008 Women in Film issue. http://www.variety.com/index.asp?layout=awardcentral&jump=features&id=wif08&articleid=VR1117987554

 

PERRI PRODUCTIONS - An A/V Production Co.                                                February 1999

13924 Panay Way, First Floor, Marina Del Ray, CA

IFB OPERATIONS TECH - Performed necessary duties to complete 2-way satellite communications from The Grand Princess Cruise ship at sea, to 15 different local news stations all over the country for live broadcasts & tape playback.

 

CARYL & MARILYN: REAL FRIENDS - Viacom/ABC Television                        Oct. 1996 - Jan. 1997
The Hollywood Sunset Theater, Hollywood, CA  90038
EDITOR - On-line editor for daytime talk show.  Equipment used included a Grass Valley VPE-241 Super Edit V7.1A Editing System, Sony BVS-3200 Video Switcher, GVG DPM 700 Video Effects Controller, Sony MXP-390 12 Channel Audio Mixer.  The show was mastered to D-2 (Sony DVR-20).

ASSOCIATED TELEVISION INCORPORATED                                                April 1995 - August 1995
650 N. Bronson Street #300, Hollywood, CA  90004
SEGMENT EDITOR - On-line editing for company producing a variety of TV programs for syndication, (entertainment, sports, adventure, historical, etc.).  Equipment used includes Calloway and Strassner Editing Systems, and GVG Model 110 Switcher.

BEHIND BARS-GRAB Productions/PSN                                                            June 1994 - Sept. 1994
16400 Ventura Blvd. Suite 305, Encino, CA  91436
SEGMENT EDITOR - Writer/Editor of story segments for reality based syndicated prison program.  Editing equipment used included Grass Valley and CMX 5100 Systems.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT - Viacom/Paramount Domestic TV                        Sept. 1989 - Dec. 1994
5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA  90038-4342
VIDEO OPERATIONS ENGINEER - Duties include standard Tape Operator functions using Betacam, 1", 3/4", Hi8/8mm, SVHS, VHS, Laser Disc, Compact Disc, DAT & audio tape.  T.O.C. (Technical Operation Control) for transmission and receiving of domestic & international satellite feed in association with Keystone Communications & Pacific Bell Telecommunications.  Provide tech support for ET camera crews during multi-camera interview shoots.

REFLECTION FREE-ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL                                    January 1987 - July 1990
9000 Glenoaks Blvd. Sun Valley, CA  91352
THIRD SHIFT TECHNICAL GROUP LEADER - Duties included supervising the production of Reflection Free (anti reflective) Coated Eyewear.  Responsible for the operation of three Vacuum Deposition Coating Machines including trouble shooting and repair. Was also responsible for pre and post-inspection process for the eyewear.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

GOLDEN STATE SCHOOLS-Film and Video Institute, 20520 Nordhoff Street, Chatsworth, CA  91311
April 1989 - August 1989 G.P.A.: 3.5/4.0 Completed course in VIDEO PRODUCTION I & II

NATIONAL EDUCATION CENTER-Tampa Technical Institute, 3920 E. Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL October 1984 - March 1986 G.P.A.: 3.6/4.0 Associate of Science Degree in Computer Engineering Technology.

 

DEMO/ONLINE VIDEO SAMPLES
http://www.diaprods.com/Video_Samples1.htm