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Resume - Film/Video

Stephen W. Butler

Editor/Post Superviser

— Phone: 818-730-8945 — E-Mail: steve@coquisolutions.com


Well-regarded professional with strong background Editorial and Post-Production. Considerable history working with 35MM film and Non-linear digital editing systems with an impressive capacity to take on significant amounts of responsibility. Substantial experience working with graphic’s applications, online media integration and web management and design. Keen organizational and management skills with a precise attention to detail and production schedules. Successful track record of managing communications between the many departments involved in the Post-Production process. Excels working under pressure, in fast-paced, high-pressure environments that require multiple task completion.

Experience and Education

Over 25 years experience in the entertainment industry in Editing and Post-Production.

* Editing: FCP 7/X, AVID, 35MM and 70MM film.

* Post Production Supervision at UCLA.

* Completed AVID Technologies ACSR training and Certification.

* Extensive knowledge and experience with Mac hardware and both graphic and web application software.

* Over 15 years experience in online site design and internet media integration.

Features: (Partial) :

MAGIC MAN. Director Stuart Cooper. Staring Robert Davi, Amand Assante, Billy Zane. Shot 35M. Edited using FCP. Captured and Edited at 23.98. Negative cut.

GOLD DIGGERS. The Secret of Bear Mountain. Christina Ricci, Anna Chlumsky. Universal Picture feature film. Vancouver / Los Angeles. AVID. Negative Cut.

THORNBIRDS. Richard Chamberlain, Maximilian Schell, Amanda Donohoe. The Missing Years - 4 hr Mini series for Warner Bros. Australia. AVID.

WALK LIKE A MAN.  Howie Mandel, Christopher Lloyd, Cloris Leachman. Feature. M.G.M Studio's. Los Angeles. 35MM. AVID. Negative Cut.

WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS. Ally Walker, Martin Sheen, Ron Pearlman. Feature Film. Prism Entertainment. Los Angeles. 35MM.

Television: (Partial) :

DARK SHADOWS. Joanna Going, Ben Cross, Jean Simmons. NBC. Los Angeles. AVID.

ST. ELSEWHERE. Denzel Washington, Howie Mandel and Ed Begley Jr. M.T.M Productions. NBC.

35MM. Sony Single Camera Editing System.

ACAPULCO HEAT. Fabio, Katherine Oxenberg, Brendan Kelly. KCOP. Pilot and 44 episodes. Mexico / Los Angeles. AVID.

Award Winning Projects:

LAST STOP FOR PAUL. Editor. Indie Feature. AVID Meridian. Mandts Brothers Productions.

Feature film edited from 70 hours of HD dailies. AVID.

LA HARMONY. Editor. Director Todd Bandera. Starring Jeremy London, New York Film School. Shot using  Red Cam. Edited using FCP. Sound and music mixed in Soundtrack. Mastered using RAW Red cam footage.

WAITING FOR WOODY ALLEN. Editor. WWA won Michael Rainin the opportunity to direct a $1 Million film for the Syndicate / Universal Pictures.

ONE ORDINARY WOMEN, ONE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY. Editor. Producer / Director Tracie Dean Ponder. A 90 minute doco telling the story of Carrie Ponder, a women who put all of her 7 siblings through college on only $10,000. Created from 52 hours of footage. FCP.

Miscellaneous: (Partial) :

COQUI Solutions. Miscellanious client video projects. Produced, Directed and Edited for online integration and marketing as well a television commercials.

HEROES AND SHEROES TV Show. Co-Producer / Supervising Editor. Jennifer O'Neil. GoodLife Television Networks production.

ROBBINS BROTHERS. Director/Editor. Perfect Proposal Presentation. This is a DVD for corporate promotion for all Robbins Brothers stores.

GUITAR CENTER. Director/Editor. Holiday Merchandising Presentations. This DVD was distributed to all GC stores. Shot using Canon XL2 - Pal. Edited and mastered using FCP.

THANKS TO GRAVITY. Editor. Feature starring: Sean Astin & Gina Philips. Producer: Amy Greenspun. Director: Jessica Kavena. 35MM. FCP. Onliined.

INTO THE WILD BLUE. Post-Supervisor / Editor. Two hour special for the History Channel that tells the story of competing international flight teams.

TARZAN AND CONAN  Post-Supervisor / Editor. Episodic TV shows for Keller Entertainment Group. Mexico/Los Angeles.

CONAN  Post-Supervisor / Editor. Episodic TV shows for Keller Entertainment Group. South Africa/Los Angeles.


Stuart Cooper – Director. 310-383-4322.

Kelly Korzon – Producer. 310-869-6754

Roger Scott – Producer 818-468-5405