Jane Chow

  • Editor
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jun 06, 2019
Contractor / Freelance Editor

Personal Summary

Jane is an editor and director based in Los Angeles. Born and raised in the ever-changing city of Hong Kong, she is fascinated with stories about people and places that exist in the in-between. Jane channels her international background into each of her projects, which include “Pineapple (菠蘿)”, a feature-length web series about cultural identity in Hong Kong, and “Flüchtlingswelle (Refugee Wave)”, a documentary short about a female Afghan refugee.

https://janechow.com/reel

Work Experience

Director, Editor, Post-Production Supervisor
Aug 2017 - Jan 2019 Pineapple (菠蘿)

• Created a feature-length web series with an international cast and crew

• Independently edited the trailer and episodes 1 and 10; co-edited all other episodes

• Established a proxy workflow for streamlined editing of ALEXA Mini ProRes 3.2K files

• Arranged and scheduled timely delivery of assets for sound editing, color grading, and VFX

Development Intern
Jan 2019 - May 2019 Dylan Clark Productions

Provided a high volume of coverage on feature film and pilot scripts

• Participated in company meetings to contribute notes on upcoming projects

• Researched film and TV series concepts and pitched ideas to the development team

Development Intern
Sep 2018 - Dec 2018 Color Force

• Performed front desk assistance, mail distribution, and office inventory

Completed coverage assignments to evaluate potential book-to-screen adaptations

• Assisted executives with organizing story beats for the Crazy Rich Asians cinematic trilogy

Director, Editor, Producer
Aug 2017 - Dec 2017 Flüchtlingswelle (Refugee Wave)

• Created custom presets in Media Encoder and performed batch transcoding of camera files

• Accelerated timecode workflow across multiple cameras and audio devices using Tentacle Sync

• Worked closely with an interpreter to create timecoded translations and transcripts of interviews

• Worked around bugs in Premiere’s open caption system to create subtitles with high precision

Creative & Development Intern
Jun 2017 - Aug 2019 Legion of Creatives

Edited 6 episodes of a multi-camera ESPN radio show on Premiere; synced media on PluralEyes

• Researched and analyzed market trends to give input on development strategies

Wrote detailed coverage of screenplays and books

Education

Film & Television Production
Aug 2015 - May 2019 Loyola Marymount University