Fred Brown II

Assistant Editor, Local 700, A.C.E. Diversity



We put film together, tell the story, and give it clarity. That’s what we do.

–Michael Kahn


Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Filemaker Pro, DAX/PIX/Aspera, Unity and ISIS, Sequence ClipReporter, Compressor, Workflow Management, FTP Management, Turnover and Conforms 

Additional Experience

Mob Scene, Assistant EditorJuly 2016 – Current • Los Angeles, CA

• Script and edit finished Blu-ray content for Lionsgate and AMC (La La Land & unreleased Blu-ray).

• IMDB accredited AE for trailers, EPK, BTS, featurettes, sizzles, and marketing content on major features/TV shows.

• Overcutting, syncing, grouping, transcoding, archival, backup, media management, project organization, ingesting, etc.

• Shot requests, b-roll selects, soundbites, online prep, edit film clips, logging, ftp management, transcribing.

Optimus, Commercial Post-House Intern January 2016 – June 2016 Santa Monica, CA

  • Grouping, syncing, digitizing, sizzle editing, & uprezzing for color and audio sessions.

  • Contributed to the smooth operation of the facility: from coffee runs to edit sessions.

  • Assisted editors and assistants with first edits, transcribing and temp music, image, and video searches.

  • Volunteered AICP Midwest’s Meet.Drink.Talk social event for agency, commercial production and editorial professionals.

Coat of Arms Post, Content Assistant Editor January 2015 – May 2015 dir. Jonathan Lacocque

  • Logged footage (interviews, b-roll, audio, photos, sound FX) shot over 4 years’ time.

  • Organized folders and bins in project and pulled selects based on content.

  • Synced audio from interviewees and logged interview transcriptions.

  • Sorted and pulled interview selects based on documentary’s premise.

  • Synced dailies and created scene & multi-cam bins.

Suicide Squad, Production Assistant August 2015Chicago, IL

  • Director: David Ayer • Producer: Charles Roven

  • On-set, feature film, helicopter scene.

Southside With You, ProductionAssistant • August 2015 Chicago, ILpremiered at Sundance

  • Director: Robert Tanne • Producer: Bob Teitel

  • On-set feature filmProduction Assistant.

WGN TV, Production InternJanuary 2014 – May 2014Chicago, IL

  • Assisted Producer as Truck PA at 30+ live sport productions for Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks, White Sox and Cubs games.

  • Performed troubleshooting of technical/software problems on local workstations.

  • Tape to tape dubbing; DVD duplication; archiving video to station servers.

  • Screened and archived tapes of games for post-production.

  • Created online advertisements for non-profit organizations.

Make it Better Magazine, Editor October 2014 – January 2015 Chicago, IL

  • “Re:Work V”, Conference Promo, Make it Better Magazine

  • “Gingerbread Homes”, Event Promo, A. Perry Homes

  • “Zorro, the Sicilian Butcher”, Store-Opening Promo, TÊTE Charcuterie

Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Editor September 2014 Columbia, MO

  • “First Position 2013-14”, Montage Promo, Boys and Girls Club of America

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