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Professional Experience

2000 - 2006  Freelance Flash Animator & Video Editor
*Lead editor on “The Fairway Gourmet”, a half hour show broadcast on PBS, VNR’s and corporate videos for Nike,  The Boy Scouts, Zanfel Laboratories Inc., Gatorade, Jim Beam and the YMCA.

2002 - 2006 Instructor of Audio, Video and Web Animation
*Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL. Instructed classes in video using Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, audio using Peak, Deck and DigiDesign ProTools and animation using Macromedia Flash.
1998 - 2000  Staff Editor at Wheatley Blair, Inc.
*Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Quark Express, Infini-D on spots, video news releases, educational films, sales videos. On-Lining with the Avid.

 *Web site development using Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, JavaScript, Adobe ImageReady, WWWebWeaver, GifBuilder, FileMaker Pro

*Clients included Hoover, First Alert, Bolder Technology, Coleman, Turtle Wax, AeroProducts, Wilton Industries, Woodfield Mall.

1988 - 1998  Freelance Editor
*Film, Avid Editing System, Scitex Stratosphere on spots, syndicated TV shows, video news releases, educational films, sales videos and music videos. On-Lining and Off-Lining with the Avid and the Scitex.

*Clients included McDonald's, Proctor and Gamble, American Cancer Society,  Coronet Films, Harley-Davidson, Security Bank, Eli Lilly, Logo Athletic , The Milwaukee Bucks, USFSA, Discover Wisconsin and The Milwaukee Admirals.

1987 - 1988  Film Editor at Edit/Chicago, Inc.
*Edited dramatic situation educational films for Science Research Associates, up to several hours in length each, rough cut, fine cut, constructing the sound effects tracks, overseeing the transfer and videotape finish.

*Edited 10, 15, 30 and 60 second commercials for national brands that included McDonald's, Heinz, US Telecom, Kraft, Marlboro and Coors, a 90 second Marlboro International Christmas spot for the Japanese market, a special Marlboro menthol introduction spot for Guatemala and the two and a half minute opening for "The 1989 Marlboro Country & Western Tour"

1985 - 1987  Assistant Film Editor at Edit/Chicago, Inc.
1984 - 1985 Producer's Assistant at Kinetics Group Ltd.

1983 - 1984 Freelance Production Assistant


1994 -                  Avid Effects Certification Class at Columbia College
1989 -                   CMX 3400 and Videotape Operations classes from Weynand Associates.
1984 -                   Off-line videotape editing and computer graphics courses at CNTV
1982 -                   BA in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University.


Chaslav S. Krstich

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