Louis Kleinman

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Credits and Employment History

LOUIS KLEINMAN
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125 North Maple Street Apt E
Burbank, Ca. 91505
Email: cubs@ix.netcom.com
Phone # 323 252-6072


EDUCATION:

B.A. Philosophy, Oberlin College, 1974

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Woodbury University, 2013-2014: Visiting Lecturer Appointment, Film
University of Southern California, S.C.A., 2011-2012: Instructor Cinema Practice
University of Southern California, S.C.A., 2008-2011: Adjunct Professor, Sound
DePaul University, CTI, Visiting Associate Professor, 2005-2008: Film Editing
University of Southern California, SCTV, 2000-2005: Adjunct Professor, Sound

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS:

Emmy: Pancho Villa, Sound Editing, 2004
Emmy: ER, Dialogue Editing, 2001
MPSE Golden Reel: Third Watch, Dialogue Editing, Television Series, 2001
MPSE Golden Reel: Pancho Villa, Dialogue Editing, Television Feature Film, 2004
MPSE Golden Reel: Gladiator, Sound Effects Editor, Feature Film, 2001
MPSE Golden Reel: Braveheart Sound Effects Editor, Feature Film, 1995

AWARD NOMINATIONS:

MPSE Golden Reel: The Island, Sound Effects Editor, Feature Film, 2006
MPSE Golden Reel: Van Helsing, Sound Effects Editor, Feature Film, 2005
MPSE Golden Reel: Bourne Identity, Sound Effects Editor, Feature Film, 2003
MPSE Golden Reel: The Patriot: Sound Effects Editor, Feature Film, 2001
MPSE Golden Reel: Godzilla, Sound Effects Editor, Feature Film, 1999
MPSE Golden Reel: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Dialogue Editor, Feature, 1990

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND DEVELOPMENT:

Teaching Service:
• Established Internship with Lightiron Digital, a leading Hollywood Post
Facility for U.S.C.’s School of Cinematic Arts, 2011.
• Established Gift Donation of Entire Production Dailies of Helter Skelter, CBS
Movie to DePaul University for the Digital Cinema Program, 2006.
• Established Internship with MPH ENTERTAINMENT, Burbank, Ca., 2007.
• Established Summer Internship with Ghost Whisperer , a CBS TV Series, 2006.
Film Career:
• Producer/Editor: Firehouse Chefs, Reality T.V. Promotional Reel, 2011
• Co-Founder Azure Hollywood, Production, Post-Production Company,
2009
• Editor: Maya, Portrait Of A Dog. Portions aired on The Dog Whisperer,
11/2006
• Producer/Editor: Kidtastrophe, a 16MM short, nationally distributed by
Coe Films Assoc., first aired on Showtime, 1980
• Feature Film Editor: Billy Galvin, Dir. John Gray, American Playhouse
1986
• Feature Film Editor: Crimewave, Dir. Sam Raimi, Embassy Pictures, 1984
• Supervising Sound Editor: The Hebrew Hammer, Dir. Jon Kesselman,
Content Films, 2002
• Co-Supervising Sound Editor: Evil Dead, Dir. Sam Raimi, New Line
Pictures, 1983

PUBLICATIONS:

See attached List of Credits for professional practice equivalence to published
articles.

INTERVIEWS, LECTURES, SYMPOSIA:

• Guest Speaker at Horror Films and the Soundtrack, a symposium
presented by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Technical
Committee, Oct. 2009
• Guest Lecturer at Cal. State Northridge for Prof. Charles Hatfield, on the
subject of Imagetext and Motion Pictures, Oct. 2005
• Interviewed for Good Morning Detroit, a morning talk show about editing a
feature film on location with Sam Raimi

RELEVANT ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES:

• External Reviewer for Savannah College of Art and Design’s Sound
Design Department, May, 2011.
• Launched SCA 509, the Film Editing component, a new course in the
graduate curricula, from 2009-2011. Helped refine the syllabus with Norm
Hollyn, Editing Track Head.
• Created the class and taught DC 202: The History of Film Editing, for
DePaul University while a visiting associate professor, 2007.
• Have placed U.S.C. undergraduates and graduates into industry jobs
through recommendations and contacts.
• Mentoring Students in the Digital Cinema Program at DePaul University
with Independent Theses and Summer Course Projects, 2006-2008.

CLUBS AND AFFILIATIONS:

Created the Digifilmdude Website, a social network meet up club that promotes
screenings of classic and contemporary motion pictures and provides support for
upcoming filmmakers through the medium of social networking, 2010.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Affiliated with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Technical
Committee, 2009
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2001
Motion Picture Sound Editors, 1989
Motion Picture Editors Guild, Local 700, 1989
Motion Picture Editors Guild Local 771, (East Coast) 1979
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Feature Credits:

2005: The Island
Serenity
2004: Van Helsing
Mrs. Harris (HBO)
2003: Butterfly Effect
Pancho Villa (HBO)
Monster
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
2002: Hebrew Hammer
We Were Soldiers
High Crimes
Bourne Identity
2001: Third Watch (TV Season)
ER (TV)
West Wing (TV)
2000: The Patriot
Vertical Limit
Original Sin
1999: Lost Souls
Tarzan
Gladiator
Phenomenon (TV Ver.)
1998: The 13th Floor
The Thin Red Line
Urban Legend
Lethal Weapon IV
Godzilla
Bulworth
1997: Mousehunt
Devil’s Advocate
Boogie Nights
2nd Civil War, (HBO)
Private Parts
1996: Dante’s Peak
Wild America
Courage Under Fire
Dragonheart
1995: Braveheart
Kicking and Screaming
Outbreak
Heat
1994: Streetfighter
Junior
Color of Night
I Love Trouble
Crossing Guard
True Lies
1993: Beethoven 2
Hard Target
1992: Homeward Bound 2
Last of the Mohicans
Used People
Cutting Edge
Clifford
1991: Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot
Darkman
Air America
Career Opportunities
1990: LA Story
Dutch
1989: Christmas Vacation
Uncle Buck
Turner and Hooch
Renegades
True Believer
1988: Bull Durham
Haunted Summer
Rocket Gibraltar
Honey I Shrunk The Kids
Young Guns
License To Drive
Clean and Sober
1987: Tiger Warsaw (Film Editor)
Overboard
The Beat
1986: Billy Galvin (Film Editor)
1985: The Protector
1984: Almost You
1983: Crime Wave (Film Editor)
1982: The Last Fight
Alone In The Dark
Without A Trace
1981: Evil Dead
1980: Cruising
The Formula
Raging Bull (Assistant Film Editor)