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Michael C. Owens

mikeo@flyingo.com

(808) 922-5756 or (316) 250-6684

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

 

Visual Systems Integration, Honolulu, HI

Freelance audio/visual and computer systems service provider, 10/2002 - present

Producer/Director, technical director, editor, multi-media graphics specialist and camera operator.

Event coordinator and project manager. Production and presentation systems designer.

Computer network engineering, installation and support. Server, workstation and desktop configuration.

 

Showorks A/V, Inc., Wilmington, DE: Visual Systems Engineer, 10/1999 - 10/2002.

Systems engineer for large-scale multi-source to multi-screen presentations, corporate and entertainment events. Project manager, technical director, editor, projectionist and multi-media graphics specialist. Voice talent.

Windows SBS2000 / XP network design, installation and administration.

 

Community Access Television of Salina, Inc., Salina, KS: Operations Coordinator, 2/1993 - 9/1999.

Chief Engineer for nonprofit media facility. Co-Executive Director, 1996 - 1998.

Systems design, installation and maintenance of three local television stations including all studio

and remote equipment/facilities. Hub operation for a citywide fiber optic distance-learning network. Instructor for staff, and volunteers in television and computer system operations, and program production. Macintosh / Windows NT network integration, design, installation and administration.

 

Midwest Video Productions, Wichita, KS: Owner, 10/1988 - 5/1993

Video, 2D/3D graphics and multi-media presentation producer/director.

Project manager and event coordinator. Clients included Sears, The Coleman Company, Raytheon, LearJet, Cessna, KSAS-Fox24, Vin DeBona Productions ("America's Funniest People" series), BET, VCI, TerraTech.

 

American Video Services, Wichita, KS: Production Manager, 5/1986 - 10/1988

Producer/Director of film, video, and 35mm slide presentations. Voice talent.

Creative project manager. Staff and contract labor administrator.

 

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (A.S.C.A.P.), New York, NY:

Field Representative, 2/1985 3/1986

Licensing of public performance rights for music use throughout the State of Kansas.

 

 

EDUCATION:

The Wichita State University, Wichita, KS - Cinematography, Interpersonal Communication.

Extensive study in Video/RF/Wireless/Fiber-HFC and computer systems integration.

Presentation graphic design study for over 15 years.

 

 


 

 


Michael C. Owens

mikeo@flyingo.com

(808) 922-5756 or (316) 943-5889

 

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

 

 

Systems engineering:

 

VISUAL Production, presentation and staging systems design, installation and operation.

Multi-source to multi-screen projection, plasma and monitor displays. Video assist for film work.

Studio and remote facilities. Media post-production systems integration specialist.

 

COMPUTER - Needs assessment. Network design, installation, administration and maintenance.

Server / Workstation hardware and software configuration and support. Diagnostics and repairs.

 

 

Event coordination and project management.

 

Location scouting/selection, Site Survey.

Input Sessions, Communication Planning/Integration/Management.

Equipment Specifications. Bid and Budget Management.

Project and Technical Staffing, Management and Payroll.

Show Transportation and Shipping, Engineering, Installation, Show Operation.

Dismantle, Post-Production Accounts Reconciliation.

 

 

Production:

 

Video: Creative and technical direction, camera operation, linear and non-linear editing.

Motion graphics and 3D animation. Film: Video assist, grip, rigging, voice talent.

Presentation graphics design, production and support.

Business administration.

 

 

Software:

Microsoft SBS 2000/Exchange Server, ISA & IIS, Windows XP, NT, 2000, 98, 95, etc.

MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. all versions) File Maker Pro, Final Cut Pro,

Media 100, Avid, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Inscriber, many more.

All PC and Apple operating systems, business and financial software packages too numerous to list here.

 

 

Rates, references and /or client list available upon request.