Louis Kleinman

Last updated on 12/04/14

Over 35 years diversified experience in the motion picture industry encompassing production, logistics, and project management. Proven expertise in story, film, and sound editing for feature and commercial productions. Collaborated with major studio executives, producers, directors, creative talent… Read more

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Credits and Employment History

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 1975 to Present
Adjunct Professor U.S.C. Sound Faculty since 2000. Classes taught include Undergraduate and Graduate, Introductory and Advanced Filmmaking.
Sound Editor
Responsible for supervising the research, selection, preparation, and re-recording of all soundtracks for numerous motion pictures including: Braveheart (Complete credit list available upon request).
Film Editor
Performed as Chief Craftsman for all phases of post-production encompassing film editing, optical and special effects, and sound mixing. Worked closely with directors, producers, and executives from sales and public relations departments. Film Editing credits include: Tiger Warsaw; Billy Galvin; Crimewave (Complete credit list available upon request).
Development Executive: BAYBRIDGE PROD. 1988-1994
Responsibilities included the marketing of company services by researching projects, reading scripts, preparing budget proposals, and making presentations for commercial and feature film projects. Produced and edited Kidtastrophe, a nationally distributed 16MM short.
* Awards
2004 Emmy: Pancho Villa Sound Editing
2001 Emmy: ER Dialogue Editing
2004 Golden Reel: Pancho Villa Dialogue Editing (TV)
2001 Golden Reel: Third Watch Dialogue Editing (TV)
2001 Golden Reel: Gladiator Sound Fx Editor
1995 Golden Reel: Braveheart Sound Fx Editor

PARTIAL CREDIT LIST (2004-1997) Full List available upon request

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

Industry Qualifications

35 year professional history in Motion Picture Industry having worked in pre and post production. Excellent writing and analytic skills. Passion and easy to work with. Teaching and communications skills are first rate

Industry Awards

Awards

2004 Emmy: Pancho Villa Sound Editing

2001 Emmy: ER Dialogue Editing

2004 Golden Reel: Pancho Villa Dialogue Editing (TV)

2001 Golden Reel: Third Watch Dialogue Editing (TV)

2001 Golden Reel: Gladiator Sound Fx Editor

1995 Golden Reel: Braveheart Sound Fx Editor



Also worked as an assisstant picture editor on the Oscar winning crew for Raging Bull in 1980.

Education

BA Oberlin College, 1974. Philosophy Major

Technical Equipment

G5 Mac with Protools and Final Cut Pro available.

Other Skills/Additional Information

Love to travel, speak a little Italian and am a thoroughly committed and passionate professional with the highest work standards