philip drobar

VIDEO / VFX EDITOR

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Hey, thank you for considering my application!
 

Please find my most recent work and digital resume below and feel free to reach out if you have any further questions.

 

In short: I'm a video editor / VFX editor based in Vancouver, Canada. I love everything that has to do with film and video, focussing on post-production.
I work with precision, attention to detail and good organizational skill, three essential traits I was able to hone and sharpen in my recent experience as a VFX Editor on movies like Aquaman and Sonic The Hedgehog.

As a lot of my daily work is under NDA, I can't show it here. The examples below are:

- "ZERO SUM" a title sequence I made for a small editing competition.

- A Show Reel I edited for a VFX Compositing Artist

- My older variety reel featuring editing, coloring and title design work.

VFX Assistant Editor at DNEG Vancouver

Nov 2019 -
May 2020

  • Preparing dailies for reviews and driving the review playback machines during dailies.

  • Checking client-supplied cut updates, tracking and documenting changes and communicating them to affected departments.

  • Preparing and cutting show reels and before/afters for marketing.

VFX Editor at MPC Film Vancouver

Nov 2018 -
Nov 2019

  • Creating and updating cuts of sequences for the pipeline, plate ingestion and internal reviewing.

  • Updating client-supplied cut changes, tracking and documenting changes and communicating them to affected departments.

  • Ingesting and organizing reference material

  • Technical support for calls, dailies and other reviews

VFX Production Assistant at MPC Film Vancouver

Jan 2017 -
Nov 2018

  • Communicated with production, clients and assisted in daily client sends and file exchanges.

  • Scheduling and preparing calls and dailies sessions

  • Tracking and processing information to have it ready for producers and supervisors

Video Editor for Jim Shockey's Uncharted

2013 - 2014

  • Footage sorting, creating assembly cuts before final cuts for the first Season of this Outdoor Channel TV program

  • Designing title cards and associated motion graphics

  • Designing lower thirds and Sponsor title cards

Skills

  • Experience editing shorts, reality tv, reels, music videos, and others.

  • Title design, motion graphics, and color grading skills

  • Familiar with editing in a team-based environment

  • Loves to teach and train: Trained new staff in the same positions or positions I held before and held workshops in editing at Universities after I graduated.​

  • Driver's License

 

  • Adobe Premiere (+8 years)

  • Adobe After Effects (+8 years)

  • Adobe Photoshop (+8 years)

  • DaVinci Resolve (+3 years)

  • Final Cut X (1 year)

  • Avid Media Composer

  • MS Office (Word/Excel)

  • Linux Shell (TCSH)

About Me

BACHELOR OF ARTS

I completed my Digital Media Bachelor's Degree from the University of Arts in Austria in 2013 

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

I was TA at University and in charge of Equipment Rentals for Students and general Facility Assistant

GAMING ENTHUSIAST

I played games all my life, keep up with events in the industry, blog about them, do videos or even create some hobby games.

GET IN TOUCH

I'd love to hear from you

778-840-8726

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