ERIC NORCROSS

Filmmaker

EXPERTISE
I am a filmmaker, writer, video-maker, and multi-media creator.

 

KEY SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Director | Director for films and videos.

  • Writing | Industrial/instruction, public outreach, advertising, recruitment, developmental, scripting, screenplay, television, experimental, drafting, work-up.

  • Film & Video Editing | First pass assembly, revision, color grading, sound design.

  • Filmmaking | Developing and executing a visual fabric for each project, working with talent to achieve end goals.

  • Video & Multi Media Technology | Working with new media platforms and integrating content with broader social media strategies. *Video Production. Content Creation.

  • Creative Tools | DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, InDesign and Media Encoder. D-Cameras: Cinema, HDSLR, Film, and Analog.

  • Producing | Produced and coordinated many small, 2-10 crew production, and a 60+ crew low budget union production.

  • Editing | Copy-editing, substantive/developmental, proofreading, formatting, citation/references.

  • Social Media | Strategy, campaign design.

TECHNICAL & OTHER TRAINING

  • Production Coordinator | Scheduling, permits.

  • Video Editing | Adobe Premiere, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Steenbeck, Media 100, Tape-to-tape.

  • Cinematography | Digital cinema (Red, Blackmagic), Video (HDSLR, HDV/DV), Video (SD and HD), Film (Super 8, 16mm).

  • Film Exhibition | Texas Instruments DLP Projection System, IMS 2000, 16mm & 35mm, Video, Broadcast.

  • Crestron | technology systems.(smart classrooms).

  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System).

EXPERIENCE

THE JAMES ALTUCHER SHOW, VIDEO DIRECTOR | 2019 - 2020

  • Director of all video content for THE JAMES ALTUCHER SHOW.

VIDEO & FILM PRODUCTION | 2008 - Present

  • Directed and/or worked on (in a creative capacity) a variety of film and video projects independently and for various clients,. Projects of note include:

    • Corporate Mission & Advertising Videos / PSA's | In a variety of roles I participated in the creation of video content for the American Lung Association of the Northeast, Reuters, C2 Creative, Squeaky Wheel Media, PCS Wireless, Shoda Vision, and others.

  • Music Videos | "Let It All Krumble" by Lyndol Descant, "The Unknown" by The Whale and the Wave, "Sleepover" by Kramer Daniels. Conceptual development, directed, shot, and edited.

NEW MEDIA STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION | 2008 - Present

  • Created and executed strategy for online presence for a variety of clients which utilized multi-media content. Clients included fashion brands, media companies, and national non-profits.​​​

WRITER | 2002 - Present

  • Fiction, Non-Fiction, Essay, OP-ED. Publications include Metro New York, Renegade Cinema, A World of Film, Metropolitan Review.

  • Scripting & Editorial for client content.

FILMMAKING | 1998 - Present

  • Produced and directed films for the festival circuit. Many titles went on to have distribution in niche marketplaces. Some titles available on steaming platforms and on DVD home video. Work of note includes:

    • Death & Life (2017) - Finalist, London International Motion Picture Awards

    • Lipstick Lies (2012) - most reviewed, rated, and financially successful of all of my films.

    • Lancaster Square (2010) - *winner. Best Avant-Garde, Tabloid Witch Awards 2014.

    • Caroline of Virginia (2011) - *winner, New York Spotlight Award, MFF, 2012.

MIXED-MEDIA SKILS

  • Acrylic Painting | For sets, avant-garde,  experimental.

  • Prop Design | Designing & construction of specialty props for science-fiction, fantasy, arthouse.

  • Watercolor | For use in set-design, arthouse.

  • Costume Design | Costuming for fictional based characters in alternative realities.

EDUCATION

  • MFA, Creative Writing (Fiction), Sarah Lawrence College.

  • BA, Cultural Studies, SUNY Empire State College.

  • Certification, Film Foundation, Vancouver Film School.

  • Diploma with Excellence, Video Technology & Multi-Media.

    • Portland Arts & Technology High School.

  • Diploma, Graphic Arts & Printing.

    • Portland Arts & Technology High School.

  • Diploma, Portland High School.

MEDIUMS

 

Motion Pictures (Film, Digital, Analog Video),

Writing (Screenplays, Fiction, Non-Fiction,  Verse),

Photography (Film & Digital)

Mixed-Media (acrylics, canvas, watercolor, found objects)

AWARDS

 

Best Avant-Garde, Tabloid Witch Awards (2014)

                               General Contest

Best Trailer, Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival (2015)

                               Trailer Contest

New York Spotlight Award, Manhattan Film Festival (2012)

                               General Contest

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