Fred Brown II

Assistant Editor, Local 700, ACE Diversity



Objective: Accredited Assistant Editor looking to secure a position at the forefront of film and media where my skill-set, dedication, and diligence are valued attributes allowing me to work as an Editor/Assistant Editor.

• Mindhunter S02

• No Activity Season S01

• Blade Runner 2049

• Rampage

• Kingsman: The Golden Circle

• The Walking Dead S07

• Star Trek Beyond

• Peter Rabbit

• Dawn of the Justice League

• Snapshots

• A Star Is Born

• The Predator

• Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

• Passengers

• Wonder Woman

• La La Land

• Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

• Logan Lucky

• Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

• Live By Night

• The 9th Life of Louis Drax

• Nuns With Guns

• Chaos Walking

• Peter Rabbit

• Murder on the Orient Express

• The 9th Life of Louis Drax

• Dreamland

• Spider-Man: Homecoming

• Transformers: The Last Knight

• The Book of Henry

• Denial

• Jackie

• Fences

• Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

• The Emoji Movie

• Deepwater Horizon

• Fallen

• Horse Soldiers

• Dawn of the Justice League


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


Arizona State University BA Film & Media Studies, 2015

Columbia College Chicago Avid MediaComposer, Final Cut & Pro Tools (semester courses)

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