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About Lauren

As editor/owner of south mountain, inc., I’ve created award winning film, TV and video content. I have been working in entertainment for 20 + years and many projects have called upon expertise in not only editing, but in creative direction and post producing.

Examples of Editing/Creative Direction include: Sean "PDiddy" Combs at the Blue Flame; Wes Moore at Omari Productions, and others.

Additional Editorial Experience and Information:

Edited many TV commercials, main title sequences and visual effects sequences for feature films and main titles.

Edited the historical documentary film, "California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown,” which received great reviews from the LA and NY Times and was nominated for an Emmy. Worked with Anderson Cooper on the talk show Anderson LIVE from 2011-2013, which was also nominated for an Emmy.

Proficient in Final Cut & Avid, both offline and online, sound, mixing, color grading and supervision of telecine. Keen knowledge of different film aspect ratios and high-resolution digital camera workflows for offline through delivery.

Specialize in creating high-end, original "bells and whistle” visuals that will make your project look unique and rich.

Team player experienced in working with CD’s, Directors, Animators, Producers and Writers.

Awards:

Award winner in Communication Arts Awards COMMUNICATION ARTS FORCES, AWARD Arlington Road main title Appearing in Design Annual 40

ART DIRECTOR'S CLUB Arlington Road, wins silver

GERMAN COMMUNICATIONS DESIGN Janus Campaign + Arlington Road main title High Quality Design

FINALIST INTERNATIONAL AWARDS LONDON Mummy opening titles

AIGA COMMUNICATIONS GRAPHICS outstanding example, Arlington Road

AICP Best Graphic Spot Of the Year, Janus "Convention"

AIGA COMMUNICATIONS GRAPHICS outstanding example of spot graphics, Janus

AMERICAN CENTER FOR DESIGN 23rd 100 show, Janus

Anderson LIVE EMMY nom 2011

California State of Mind, The Legacy of Pat Brown EMMY nom 2013



 

Contact

phone 310.344.7948
email lauren@laurengiordano.net
Lauren Giordano
CV, Lauren Giordano