Resume


Kristina P Motwani
{608} 334-3921 ● kristina.motwani@gmail.com 
Creative and accomplished Video Editor, Producer and Videographer with a reputation for delivering award-winning projects on time and on budget. Versatile and collaborative professional with the ability to synthesize artistic and technical skills into polished productions.
 
Work Experience
Al Jazeera - AJ+
Video Editor ● December 2014- Present
In house editor for AJ+ Short Docs, a collection of documentaries from around the world published on Al Jazeera’s new online network, AJ+.
 
Discovery Digital Networks
Video Editor ● November 2012- November 2014
In house editor for DNews, a daily science news show with over 900,000 subscribers along with branded content for Sony and Element14. Received both Stellar Star and DLighter awards.
 
 
Kristina Motwani Editorial
Freelance Video Editor, Producer and Videographer ● June 2008 – Present
Clients include:
The United Nations, Clear Card, Groundswell Productions, Runaway Films, Northcutt Productions, Trust Women Productions, The Wisconsin Coordinating Council on Nicaragua, Gunshop, Better Propaganda, Chipotle, and Verizon.
 
Projects include:
First Friday ● Video Editor ● March 2013 - Present
A 60 minute independent documentary about gentrification, gun violence and community based around a monthly arts and culture festival in Oakland, CA.  National broadcast on the World Channel.
 
An Honest Liar ● Assistant Editor ● March 2013 - December 2013
A 90 min documentary about famous magician, The Amazing Randi.  Premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Film Festival, winner of the AFI Audience Award for Best Feature.
 
After Tiller ● Assistant Editor ● June 2012 - December 2012
A 90 min documentary about the last remaining late term abortion providers in the wake of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller.  Premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Winner of the 2015 Emmy Award for Best Documentary.  Nominated for Best Documentary at the Independent Spirit Awards.
 
 
Independent Television Service
Series Editor, Staff Editor, Production Coordinator ● September 2009 – November 2012
In house editor for emmy-award winning PBS broadcast television series Independent Lens, Global Voices and FUTURESTATES.  
 
 
Charter Media
Post-Production Coordinator ● September 2006 - June 2008
Liaison between producers in the field and the editing staff.  Managed projects and materials, scheduled edits and maintained production calendars.
 
Technical Skills
Video Editing and Graphics: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Server, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, Apple Motion, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe After Effects, CatDV.  Mac and PC.
 
Education
Bachelor of Science- Art, Video and Photography - University of Wisconsin 2006


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