Services and Rates:

(Rates can all be negotiated to suit ANY budget. These are the standards/guidelines.)

 
Video Editor:
anywhere from $30* to $50* per hour of editing.
*depending on amount of cutting and tasks
 
Director of Photography/Cinematographer:
$250/day (no camera package)
$350/day (camera package included; see equipment tab)
$400/day (light kits and camera package included; see equipment tab)
ONE-MAN-BAND SPECIAL:
$500/day* (Lights, Camera package, AND Audio package, all included)
*NOTE: This does NOT include editing or transportation.
Assistant Director:
$250/day
 
Audio Recordist:
$350/day (Rode NTG-2 mic, Tascam DR-60D, Boom pole, and other accessories included; see equipment tab)
 
Production Assistant:
$250/day
Producer/Production Manager/Schedule a full shoot:
Rates available upon request. Use the contact form at the bottom of this page.
 
Note: A day is up to 10 hours of work. After that an overtime rate will be negotiated, or a larger day rate.
         A half day (less than 5 hours of work) is half of whatever the indicated rate is.
 

Resume:

John Noel

Director/Producer/Editor/Writer

Astoria, Queens

New York City, NY

JohnEltonNoel@gmail.com

 

Experience      

Editor

Hooked

Smartphone Entertainment App

International

Oct. 2019 - Ongoing

  • Editing teasers, trailers, and marketing media for this app with over 50M users per month across its’ apps, Snapchat, YouTube and Facebook.

  • These attention-grabbing videos have helped Hooked hit the #1 spot in the App Store in 25 countries, including the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and South Korea.

  • Formatted media for all social media sites, and in portrait and square versions as well.

Camera Operator

The Exoneration Initiative:

A commemorative documentary

New York, NY

Sept. 2019

  • Recorded video and mixed audio for a series of interviews for this not-for-profit legal firm that represents wrongly convicted felons. (Much like the Innocence Project, but they take non-DNA based cases instead.)

  • Assisted with setup of lights and B Cam on self-owned slider, and fully assembled self-owned audio setup for these interviews which included lawyers, the exonerees themselves, and Board Member Bob Balaban.

Videographer

The Living History Project

Theater Production

New Victory Theater, NY

April 2019

  • Recorded a theatrical production from multiple angles.

  • Filmed during a show with a live audience, without interruption.

  • Captured every moment cleanly without prior knowledge of the shows’ blocking and staging.

Director/Editor

me(e)t – short film

A Dance Film

New York, NY

August 2018 – February 2019

  • Directed original choreography and music to create this dance film.

  • Created a shot list that focused on the dance and the story the choreographer was telling.

  • Edited the project on Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

Editor/Co-Producer

Corpse Pose – short film

A Film Repertory Group Film

Queens, NY

July 2017

  • Edited the project on Adobe Premiere Pro CC in just 2 weeks.

  • Producer in pre-production and shooting which led to:

  • Winning an “Audience Award” at the Astoria Film Festival

  • Winning a “Silver Award” from the Spotlight Horror Film Awards,

  • Winning a “Best Of” selection at the AGR Short Film Competition and

  • a selection to the “Midwest Horror Short Film Festival” and many others.

Producer/DP/Editor

Improbable Stage Co. - marketing media

‘That Which Remains’

New York, NY

May 2017 – June 2017

  • Collaborated with the marketing team to create 4 short promotional videos, 1 long teaser video, and numerous marketing photos.

  • Produced the shoot, recorded on my Canon DSLR, and edited the videos on Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

  • Designed media for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube release.

Boom Operator

The Rub – short film

A Rebecca Green film

Sayville, NY

February 2017 – March 2017 

  • Recorded clean audio with a one-year-old infant in the film.

  • Collaborated with Director Justin Grant Doughty, and Producer/Writer

Rebecca Green.

Writer/Producer/Director/Editor

Celebrity Track-Down – short film

a Film Repertory Group film

Manhattan, NY

October 2016 – December 2016

  • Created the concept and wrote the script for a mockumentary about the rediscovering of Waldo.

  • Organized a complex shooting schedule, including multiple locations per day and razor-thin budgeting.

  • Editing and color correction/grading all done on Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

1st Assistant Director

Good Bones – short film

Folded Leaf Productions

Jim Thorpe, PA

August 2016 – September 2016

  • Coordinated contracts, waivers, and arrival of actors/background actors.

  • Assisted with scheduling and communication between departments.

  • Secured meals, and timed them perfectly with the shooting schedule.

  • Worked side by side with award-winning Director Christina Visnick.

Producer/Director/Editor/Casting

Life Tutorials

YouTube Comedic Short

Astoria, NY

March 2016 – August 2016

  • Ran all of pre-production, and then directed/produced the shoot itself.

  • Short, digestible comedic web/social media content.

  • Edited on Adobe Premiere Pro CC to create graphics and animation.

  • Cast the project through the Film Repertory Group talent pool.

Producer/DP/Editor

Ivy Crest Theater Co.

Fundraising Video

New York, NY

January 2016

  • Recorded using my Canon DSLR: a two-person interview, B-roll from rehearsal, and then added in animated photos of the company in action.

  • Edited the entire project on Adobe Premiere Pro CC on a quick turnaround and delivered the video which helped raise OVER $6,000 within a few days!

1st Assistant Director/Editor

Max at First Sight – short film

A Roland Uruci film

Staten Island, NY

June 2015 – January 2016

  • Communicated with cast and crew for pre-production.

  • Created call sheets.

  • Assisted in running auditions.

  • Maintained the shooting schedule, and all shots were properly achieved.

  • Fully edited the film on Adobe Premiere Pro.

Producer/Editor

Happy Mother's Day – short film

The 48-Hour Film Project '15

New York, NY

May 2015

  • Produced a group of filmmakers to write, edit, and shoot a film in 48 hours.

  • Organized pre-production and production.

  • Edited the project overnight on Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

  • Coordinated resources on last minute info. and had no major issues.

Producer/Production Manager

Friday Night – short film

A Film Repertory Group film

Bronx, NY

March 2014 – May 2014

  • Produced Raag Harshavat's screenplay.

  • Fully ran pre-production and created call sheets,

  • Assembled the entire crew.

  • Responsible for communication between departments.

 

Producer/Casting

Freelance – short film

A Film Repertory Group film

Harlem, NY

December 2013 – January 2014

  • Produced Emily Kaczmareck's screenplay about a female mercenary who hunts down men that abuse women.

  • Fully ran pre-production, created call sheets, and assembled the crew.

  • Ran the casting process, letting Director Justin Rogers make the final call.

Producer/Production Manager

#ThisAptAintBigEnuff – short film

Winter Film Awards

48-Hour Film Festival '14

New York, NY

October 2013

  • In another 48-hour film competition we were forced to make a Western, and had 1 hour to shoot a scene on a NYC Tour Bus.

  • Won the “Honorary Award.”

  • Organized a shoot schedule overnight.

  • Maintained the tight schedule, and got everything we needed.

Writer/Producer/Casting

Just Another Day – short film

A Film Repertory Group Film

Bronx, NY

August 2013 – September 2013

  • Produced my own screenplay for my first film.

  • Assembled all of the production crew, and helped cast the project.

  • Created call sheets and secured the location.

 

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Skills   

  • All forms of pre-production. Call sheets, Scheduling, Securing Locations, Wrangling Actors/Crew etc.

  • Video Editing through Adobe Premiere Pro.

  • Theatrical directing experience as well as directing film.

  • Boom Operator/Sound Recordist (Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Mic)

  • Extensive experience as an AD and PA.

  • Audition recording and reel creation for actors.

  • Experience working with children.

  • Versatility working with big-budget and ultra-low budget productions.

  • Excellent at creating concepts and content for web usage.