Erik E. Crown
EARTHRACE CONSERVATION - SOCIAL MEDIA PRODUCER/CAMERA/EDITOR 2017-Current
2017 - Amazon Rainforest, Peru
From Iquitos, Peru we traveled 1500km on the river investigating the illegal pet trade that comes from the jungles and works it's way across the river to Brazil for export to the world.
2018 - South China Seas Campaign
Worked with local Navy Seals and Coast Guard in the Philippines to patrol Marine Protected Areas, stop and board ships at sea, inspect and detain or fine illegal activities. We worked in the Philippines, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
BLUE EYED PRODUCTIONS - EDITOR Los Angeles, CA 2015 - 2016
Freelance editor working on multiple promo videos and sizzle reels for the company
Proficient with: Adobe CC, FCP7, FCPX, Color Correction, compression ratios, and multiple format workflows.
TALL GRASS PICTURES - PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR San Diego, Ca 2014 - 2015
Worked with all departments to coordinate pre-production, budgeting, editorial, and final delivery for many nationwide campaigns, including Tru Green and Ford.
LIVICATED LLC - DIRECTOR/EDITOR/PRODUCER Los Angeles, Ca 2010 - current
Worked on multiple projects with Livicated LLC as a freelance Director/Editor. I have worked on several feature documentaries and short promotional videos. responsible for pre-production, budgeting, proposal writing, scripting, production coordination, directing, and editing.
TMZ TV - FIELD PRODUCER Los Angeles, Ca 2008 - 20010
Worked in the field as a story producer, crafting interviews (many are setups) and stories with talent, and capturing live events as they unfold (Kanye West Attack 2008)
CROWN VIDEO PRODUCTIONS - PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR Annapolis, MD 1986-1991
Worked in all aspects of video production, and learned editing from my Dad, who was lead editor at ABC News in Washington, D.C.
TOUCHSTONE TELEVISION 'SCRUBS" - PRODUCTION/WRITER ASSISTANT Los Angeles, Ca 2001 - 2005
Worked in the Production Office and as a Writer's Assistant, working with editorial to ensure completion of production on a weekly basis.
CHERI INGRAM PRODUCTIONS - POST PRODUCTION MANAGER - Beverly Hills, Ca 2005 - 2008
Oversaw multiple productions, including promotional videos for the San Diego Chargers owner Alex Spanos, Choclatique, worked on Gloria Loring's promotional online videos, and all of Leeza Gibbons Online Promotional Material.
FEATURES AND PILOTS:
“Livicated” - (Documentary) Carlos Santana, Ben Harper, Mutabaruka, David Hinds,
Little Richard, Miriam Makeba, Cindy Breakspeare, Bob Marley, Freddie McGregor
“Pier Pressure-Shark Bite at Manhattan Beach” -(Documentary)Steven Robles, Prof. Chris Lowe, Peta, Heal The Bay
“Kings of the Sea - The Uni Divers” (Pilot) - Camera Operator
“Shark Boat” (Pilot) with Chris Wade, Ocean Ramsay - Director/Editor
Dirk Hamilton - Live at McCabe's - Director/Editor
You Can't Handle It - Randi Love w/George Clinton - Director/Editor
Naked Truth - Robert Sean Leonard - Director/Editor
Limelight Night Club NYC - House video editor for on-screen displays Director/Editor
ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, ANNAPOLIS, MD 1991 - 1992 - studied philosophy with the Great Books program. Founded Critical Film Studies Group on campus.
NYU - TISCH SCHOOL FOR FILM/TV 1992 - 1995 - Attended with multiple editing scholarships and bypassed basic editing starting with the Advanced Editing course, then specializing in story, asset management, and post workflow.