MULTI MEDIA
DIRECTOR
SANDIEGO VIDEO

PROFESSIONAL VIDEO PRODUCTION

GARY G. BALLARD is a seasoned professional video producer, photojournalist, director of photography who based his independent freelance multimedia creative studio in San Diego, Southern California.

BUDGET ORIENTATED G. BALLARD Studio digital video production services support clients with a general expert working knowledge of DVCAM, MINIDV, HDV (High Definition Video 16:9), SD Stand Definition Video (4:3) and Letterbox, Movie DVD, Blu-ray (BD-R), AVCHD (on DVD+R), publishing movies on the internet, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Compressor, QuickTime compatible file formats like .mov, .m4a, MPEG-2 (DVD), Apple Intermediate, H.264, AVI, 3G, expert packaging video for YOUTUBE, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Blu-ray.

EXPERIENCED CUT-CAMERAMAN

G. BALLARD has more than 20-years daily work experience directing people for photo shoots and he understands working with a team and shooting for editing sequences.

G. BALLARD Studio, established in San Diego in 1986 serving commercial and business clients with professional creative and consulting services.


"My greatest strength is cut camera...very few camera operators can equal my natural instincts for the frame, let alone my production discipline.
-Gary G. Ballard

RUSH SD HDV DVD Production

RUSH DVD PRODUCTION
DVD PORTFOLIO
100% produced in house by Gary G. Ballard.

RUSH DEADLINE DRIVEN: Gary Ballard provides all the proven studio and location experience and desktop publishing expertise needed to script, shoot stills, SD, HDV video, edit and burn to Standard Definition SD and High Definition Video HDV Blu-ray AVCHD DVD.

Proficient in most aspects of multi-media production, including motion picture SD and HDV, still photography, ENG, journalism, Photoshop®, Final Cut Pro®, Compressor®, QuickTime®, DVD Studio Pro®, production authoring process to final DVD.

Editing still photographs to produce slide shows in DVD format are a studio specialty.

G. BALLARD PROFESSIONAL RESUME.

EQUIPMENT List:
Sony PD150, Sennheiser Mikes, Apple Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Motion, Compressor, professional MPEG-2 compression DVD, Blu-ray, AVCHD, .mov for internet. ProMax Cobracrane, dolly tracks, lighting, 12x Blu-ray burner....

SOUNDMAN — AUDIO

G. BALLARD owns a variety of SENNHEISER microphones (please see above linked studio equipment list), and he is a qualified soundman on the job.

FINAL CUT PRO EDITOR
Final Cut Studio Production

San Diego production studio includes two high-end Mac Pro editing work stations with hardware-calibrated 30-inch Apple Cinema HD displays.

Both editing stations have Apple Final Cut Studio, Adobe Creative Suite, and 20,000 megabytes of Ram installed per computer.

Gary Ballard's Final Cut Pro editing capabilities are solid in the basics, but better suited to smaller projects.

PROFESSIONAL PHOTO-JOURNALIST

A Syracuse University photojournalism major, GARY BALLARD has written hundreds of feature articles for national release, and thousands of web pages to hone his successful writing style.

G. BALLARD understands the story and knows how to talk to people while the camera is rolling and audio sound is properly miked.

COMMERCIAL PHOTOSHOP ARTIST


It only takes a glance for some people to see natural instincts and discipline, please take a few minutes to check out my other CREATIVE PORTFOLIOS.
-G. Ballard

G. BALLARD is an expert commercial-grade Photoshop® artist, graphic designer and professional workflow consultant for color management, pre-press, internet, large-format ink-jet printing.


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