Director Media Services
  • September 12, 2013

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          Vanessa Filonow


52 Plantation Street Oxford, MA 01540


[email protected]



Director of Media Services                                     January 2003 – August 2013

Visual EFX, Stamford, Connecticut

·      Oversee the progress and completion of every video duplication project including HD/SD transfers via Teranex, DVD/CD replication, closed captioning, and international standards conversions

·      Execute tape to file encoding/digital archiving projects using Digital Rapids Stream Z HD/SD systems

·      Create closed captioning files via CaptionMaker

·      Digitize footage using Final Cut Pro

·      Supervise staff of 15 employees including hiring, training, scheduling assignments, performance evaluations, creating and ensuring compliance of policies and procedures, managing disciplinary issues

·      Weekly updates with President to review operations, staffing, and clientele

·      Host meetings with clients to review current and upcoming projects and budgets

·      Manage the daily activity of our warehouse, shipping and receiving

·      Maintain inventory to ensure all necessary business equipment and supplies are readily available



Customer Service Supervisor                                                         July 2002 – January 2003   

Colorfilm Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut 

  • Manage the daily activities of the Customer Service Department
  • Ensure accuracy of orders and track progress through to completion
  • Schedule projects within appropriate departments to meet deadlines
  • Communicate with clients regarding needs and concerns to ensure customer satisfaction 
  • Maintain the information and filing systems for all accounts



Director of Operations                                                                    January 2002 – July 2002

National Video Center, Westport, Connecticut

·      Daily scheduling of audio, Avid, graphics, motion control, and on-line rooms

·      Troubleshoot and schedule maintenance for computers/equipment

·      Create proposals, budgets, and oversee projects with clients




         Vanessa Filonow


52 Plantation Street Oxford, MA 01540


[email protected]

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Tape Operator/Playback                                                      May 1998 – January 2002

National Video Center, Westport, Connecticut

·      D-Beta, Beta SP, D-2, 3/4”, VHS, 1”, DV CAM, DVC PRO, Mini DV duplication

·      Troubleshoot and maintain analog/digital video decks

·      Assist editors with patching machines and playback

·      Machine to machine edit tech

·      V/O sessions, ISDN sessions, Audio laybacks, DAT transfers, CD replication



·      MAC/PC compliant

·      Microsoft Office

·      QuickBooks

·      ScheduALL

·      CaptionMaker

·      Final Cut Pro

·      Proficient with Fed-Ex/UPS software



Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut

Bachelor of Arts, Media Studies

Summa Cum Laude

May 1998




Radio and Television Broadcasting Educator’s License # 437297

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

June 2009


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