JOHN ZHAO

videographer + editor 



Video editor of 15+ years experience based in New York City.
Equipped with camera, lens, lighting and sound package for single-operator shoots
and access to producing additional crew when required.

Background as an ad agency creative experience & arthouse cinema management;
I approach everything with the client and brand in mind..
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese for work requiring translation/subtitles.

LINKEDin 
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EMAIL: forjohnzhao (a) gmail





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past lives:
Wieden + Kennedy
Lucky Branded Entertainment
Cinelease
Film Forum

additional work experience:
• member of Film Forum’s advisory board [2017 - Present]
• writer / director / editor of 3 feature independent narrative films [2011 - 2018]
• curriculum development lead for Brooklyn Public Library’s summer teen filmmaking program [2015]
• on-camera acting workshop co-instructor & camera operator at HB Studios & The Barrow Group [2015 - present]


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