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  1. P chris B.

    P chris B.

    Post-Production and Motion Graphics Specialist

    South Africa - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I have a Bachelor's degree in film-making and have worked on all aspects of video post-production. I am also a highly skilled writer of fiction, academia and scripts. I have been creating motion graphics for four years in professional and informal environments. I am open to and available for any video post-production, writing or editing project needs you might have.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Alec Valadez

    Alec Valadez

    Video editor, video producer, and writer

    United States - Portfolio: 5

    I have a background with DSLR video as well as editing both sound and video using Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Audition. I am passionate about editing and have used my talents to edit music videos, comedy sketches, and dramatic films. Additionally, I consider myself a very prolific writer. I specialize in writing screenplays for both short comedy sketches as well as feature length films, but in the past I have written everything from one-act plays to SEO content.

    $16.00 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  3. Stuart M.

    Stuart M.

    Expert video editor with 7+ years of experience

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Television Producer/Editor with 7+ years experience. I am eager to show off my creative skills, and I feel that I'd be a valuable asset with fresh perspectives and attitude. For the past seven years I have been in charge of writing, producing, and editing weekly episodics, monthly Pay-Per-View concept promos, live event promos, merchandise commercials, image spots, music videos, and web trailers on a 52-week a year schedule. I coordinated with multiple graphics, sound, and marketing departments on a daily basis to ensure deadlines were met on time, including last-minute emergency promo requests. Link to Reel: https://vimeo.com/131245859

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Shane F.

    Shane F. Agency Contractor

    Professional Writing and Video Related Services

    Czech Republic - Portfolio: 69

    I write things and make videos. A published author (novel "Exit" from Biblio Publishing, USA), I also write comic book scripts for the long running UK comic book "Commando." I also ran a video production company in New Zealand for 15 years directing television advertising and hundreds of corporate videos. My philosophy has always been about delivering excellent quality deliverables on time and on budget, but also assisting clients in discovering innovative and engaging ways to tell stories and inform audiences. I have a degree in Marketing and currently reside in the Czech Republic.

    Associated with: Shane Filer Creative

    $60.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  5. Ana Solinis

    Ana Solinis

    Visualizing emotions

    Spain - Portfolio: 2

    I possess an experience of over 7 years as audiovisual editor, graphic designer and photographer. Very responsible, organized and versatile. I am a proactive and challenging worker. Connecting image and music is my way of understanding art and audiovisual creation. It defines my work.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Sheila Plank

    Sheila Plank

    Communications Specialist

    United States - Tests: 4

    Award-winning writer experienced in fiction, nonfiction, web marketing, magazines/blog articles and technical writing. I started writing at age ten and have made my home in communications. My background includes five years of technical writing, several years of web work, and numerous examples of outstanding communications in many forms.

    $25.00 /hr
    3 hours
    0.00
  7. Karen Burkey

    Karen Burkey

    Creative Writer, Proofreader, and Typist

    United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 1

    I have 20+ years of experience working extensively with MS Word as both a creative writer and technical editor (grammar, punctuation, etc.). In addition, I have experience with Excel, Power Point, and Access from the Micro Soft Office suite. On a more personal level, I write fiction, both short stories and novels, simply for the love of writing. Also, I have worked with Sony Vegas and Roxio Video Wave in creating my own fan-made music videos, and GIMP for editing and manipulating graphics.

    $25.00 /hr
    62 hours
    4.56
  8. Arpana Mishra

    Arpana Mishra Agency Contractor

    SEO/SEM Manager, Content Manager

    India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an innovative, self-motivated, and value-driven professional providing interactive marketing strategies and business consulting services to start-ups and well-established organizations. Leveraging more than 4 years of experience as a SEO management, SEM and Article Writer, I can deliver best of my services to the clients. I also have great experience as website content writer, blog and article writer, and seek challenges in these areas. My goal is to offer quality creative work for the employers and hence develop a long term relationship. I am dedicated and willing to go that extra mile in order to perform a good job. With over 1500 hours of experience in oDesk, you can be rest assured for quality oriented and genuine work. Punctuality and quality are two of my assets which will provide you with utmost genuine and timely work.

    Associated with: Web Writers

    $11.11 /hr
    2,060 hours
    4.77
  9. Quentin T.

    Quentin T.

    Emmy-winning editor, animator and producer/writer

    United States - Portfolio: 6

    An Emmy-winning creative services producer, editor, designer/animator and writer. Clients include NBC, Sony Television and the Blue Man Group (among others). Now I'm on elance and I'm ready to produce network-quality content within your budget. More than a decade's experience under tight deadlines in some of the industry's busiest (and most award-winning) newsrooms and studios. You can count on a product you'll be proud to share with a quick turn around and a very open, candid line of communication.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00