James Zaguroli

Last updated on 09/26/17

Over 12 years Freelance and Corporate proficiency in Multimedia, Film/Video Production, Web, IT/AV, broadcasting and pre-post production environments, I have the ability to bounce between creativity and technical aspects of multiple productions. My skill base also includes extensive technical know… Read more

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Credits and Employment History

James A. Zaguroli
Los Angeles, CA 90015 jzaguroli@hotmail.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-zaguroli-a164595

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Capital Group Senior Multimedia Specialist (2015-2017)-Contract
Create and support the production of webinars and conduct special projects related to webinars and video productions. 
Partner with senior channel producers, subject matter experts (SME) for webinars and Conferences for data reporting and processing.  Expertise in webinar technologies. 
Conduct audits of existing Brainshark materials. 
Control and monitor Studio Control Room, Master Control Room and Studio Floor. 
Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure organizational goals 

Microsoft Excel, Adobe, WebEx, ON24, FCP, Adobe Premier, Adobe Flash Media Encoder,Windows Media Encoder, Adobe Connect, and Marketing Webinar technology.

MAP Digital Webcast Manager – Contract (2008-Present)  
Provide on-site set up and system administration/monitoring/troubleshooting to support the Broadcast of live-feed webcast/video conferencing. 
Data management, Flash and Windows media streaming, maintain network environment. 
Managing project scopes and deadlines to ensure accurate and timely execution of broadcasts. 
Proficient in Adobe Media Encoder and Windows Media Encoder  Streamlined Chase Manhattan “MetaMeetings” video broadcasting.

Freelance Contractor-Entertainment Industry (2005-Present) 
William Shatner's Hollywood Charity Horse Show - Producer/DOP- Documentary (2015) 
P.T.S.D. -Co-Producer/Cinematographer-Feature Film-2015 Grand Prix Winner-Chelsea Film Festival. 
A Father’s Love- Cinematographer (2015) 
Living the Fantasy-Producer/Camera Operator-TV Pilot (2015) 
Drive Time - DP/Cameraman - HULU (2014) 
Knitting Factory Venue Commercials - Camera Operator (2014) 
Bloody Wings-Associate Producer/Cinematographer - Film (2014)  Garage Envy-Camera Operator – TV Pilot (2014) 
SXSW Film Festival-Camera Operator(2014) 
Heartless -Producer/Cinematographer - Film (2013) 
Rock City-The Series-Camera Operator – TV Series (2013) 
The Shatner Project - Camera Operator/Editor (2008-present) 
Remodel - Camera Operator - TV Series (2013) 
Panman - Producer/DP - Film (2012) 
Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp – Cameraman/Editor -BBC News Segment (2010-2011) 
ModelBall - Production Manager -Web Series (2008) 
A Golf Story – Producer- Short Film (2007) 
Floyd Landis Trail – Cameraman - News (2007) 
Actuality Productions – PA- Modern Marvels TV (2006) 
BlockBusters – Producer- Short Film (2006)


Iron Sink Media  Production Coordinator/Cameraman (2007-2011)  Coordinated production and filming of YouTube webisodes. 
Managed the execution of projects on time and on budget. 
Managed field production and video shoots.

EIC Entertainment Council  Production Coordinator (2006-2007)  
Logged video submissions for Prism Awards Productions (FX Channel)  Database maintenance/data entry and research for various briefings.  Initiated quick turnaround requests for Entertainment Industry Agents. 

THQ  QA Technician (2006-2007) 
Resolved networking and technical issues for Quality Assurance Department, facilities and support. 
Test, monitor and troubleshoot game compatibility/errors on MAC and PC for video game Software (both domestic and foreign markets). 
Game Credits: Ratatouille, Cars, Titan Quest: Golden Edition and Titan Quest: Immortal Throne.

Knight Global  IT Technician (2002-2004) 
Researched and resolved computer issues on a 25+Windows 2000 Server environment. 
Maintain and troubleshoot networking system in a multi-server environment.
Set up systems,install upgrades, plan and structure end user training. Service and support 150 individual end users on various operating systems (Windows XP, MAS 200 infrastructure. 
A strong focus on assisting employees with computer issues and understanding program in order to maximize productivity.


Technical Skills 
Proficient in Webcast network Adobe Media Encoder and Windows Media Encoder 
Proficient in IT/AV/QA/Webcast network hardware and software  Extensive experience with FCP, Adobe Premier, Adobe Flash Media Encoder, Windows Media Encoder, Adobe Connect, and ON24. 
Expert with Final Draft, Word, Excel, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling.  MAC and PC savvy including Microsoft programming. 
Expertise with various industry camera and video equipment, sound /audio recording, lighting techniques, editing and pre-post production.  
Skills to analyze raw footage and construct into a well-structured project.

Education:

L.A. Film School- Immersion Film Production Program-Producer/Director Western Michigan University- Liberal Arts








Technical Equipment

• Proficient in Webcast network Adobe Media Encoder and Windows Media Encoder
• Proficient in IT/AV/QA/Webcast network hardware and software
• Extensive experience with FCP, AVID, ADOBE PREMIERE,
• Expert with Final Draft, Word, Excel, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling.
• MAC and PC savvy including Microsoft programming.
• Expertise with various industry camera and video equipment, sound /audio recording, lighting techniques, editing and pre to post production equipment.
• Skills to analyze raw footage and construct into a well-structured project.


Equipment
(2) HVX200 w/cards
(1) Canon 7D
Boom Mic/Pole
Tripod
Keno Diva Light
(3) 650 Arris Lights
Mac w/Final Cut
(1) 1K Mole Light

Other Skills/Additional Information

CORE QUALIFICATIONS:

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Producing

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Pre-Post Production
expertise.

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Highly organized with
impeccable attention to details

·       
A self-starter
who is used to budgeting, working under pressure and following through on tight
deadlines

·       
Excellent time management, flexible and
adaptable to changing broadcast needs

·       
Solid background to act as the liaison between production teams, Management and other
departments proactively communicating production needs and updates

·       
Live-Feed Broadcasting

·       
Camera, Lighting, Grip,
Editing

·       
Online Media Creation

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Audio (mics and console)

·       
Video Switchers,
Teleprompter

·       
Webcasting

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Studio Control Room Master
Control Room and Studio Floor expertise

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Mac and PC Expert

·       
Windows Media Encoder, Adobe
Connect, ON24

·       
Skills
to analyze raw footage and construct into a well-structured project. 

·       
Expertise in various industry camera and editing software


DOP/Multimedia/Film/Video Production

• Producing • Pre-Post Production expertise. • Highly organized with impeccable attention to details • A self-starter who is used to budgeting, working under pressure and following through on tight deadlines • Excellent time management, flexible