Zach Berg

  • Editor
  • Tustin, CA, USA
  • Jun 06, 2019
Contractor / Freelance Editor Assistant Editor

Personal Summary

I moved from the east coast to attend Chapman University's film school. After graduating in 2013, I spent time freelancing all over LA. I attempted to gather as much experience as I could with different production positions. I feel its important to understand what everyone is responsible for in the process.

Eventually, I landed with a 3D production company working on their construction documentary. After that wrapped up, I worked for a while as a software company's one-man video marketing team. Recently, I branched off on my own to start freelancing again.

Just a bit about me personally: I'm a huge nerd. I love good movies, but I also love movies so-bad-they're-good. I am a massive Star Wars fan, as well. Power Rangers and anime is what I grew up on. One of my favorite shows of the last 5 years is 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'. And a show I loved a lot, especially for it's slick cinematography and editing, was 'House of Cards'. (Though, Kevin Spacey is a creep.)

I'm also a massive fan of trailers and commercials. I love the artistry behind them. One of my favorite commercials is Apple's '1984'. One of my favorite trailers is for 'The Social Network'.

Work Experience

Marketing Video Producer
Nov 2015 - Feb 2019 Verismic Software

Responsible for creating marketing and training videos from conception through execution. Writing, Voice Over Recording, Editing, and Animated Graphics.

Highlight: Edited and directed a commercial for a new product launch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tFgqnnl0_A

Freelance Editor
Feb 2019 - Apr 2019 MuteSix

Freelance editor creating branded content. Worked on two different temporary projects.

Director and Post Producer
Feb 2014 - Mar 2015 Avalanche 3D Entertainment

Oversight of story development, production days, and post-production workflow. Direction of on-camera Talent and occasional editing of documentary projects.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Film Production and a Minor in Creative Writing.
Aug 2009 - May 2013 Chapman University