Sean G. Kinlin

Northampton, Massachusetts e-mail


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIB.S., May 1996
Majors: Film/Video Studies and Mathematics


Amherst Community Television, Amherst, MA September 2005 to January 2008
Production Manager: Teach field video production, studio production, and video editing workshops to community volunteers. Train and supervise interns and work-study employees. Provide support and assistance for use of editing suites and TV studios. Coordinate recording of municipal meetings. Perform trouble shooting and maintenance, and arrange repair of equipment. Maintain web site and e-mail lists.

Procter & Gamble/Adecco Temp Services, Cincinnati, OH February 2004 to January 2005
VideoNet Contractor: Digitize, upload, and archive video, audio, and print advertising material. Produce video DVDs and CDs for users. Assist users with technical questions and problems with archive website. Create and manage user website accounts.

MMG Corporate Communication, Loveland, OH June 2002 to September 2003
Videographer: Shoot video, set up lighting and sound equipment for training and marketing videos for clients - specializing in medical/surgical video. Edit some projects, using both linear Betacam and non-linear equipment. Other miscellaneous still photography, graphics work, tape and cd-rom duplication.

Town of Brunswick, ME, Cable Television January 2002 to May 2002
Assistant Coordinator: Receive and time tapes from community members and tape satellite broadcasts; program playback of tapes for broadcast on access channel; troubleshoot problems with equipment.

Mt. Ararat Middle School, Topsham, ME August 2001 to May 2002
Technology Support Leader: Troubleshoot and maintain computers and other electronic equipment for teacher, student, and administrative use in school building; create and administer user accounts for file sharing, printing, and e-mail systems; participate in technology planning and purchasing; assist and train teachers and students in the use of technology resources.

College of Humanities and Fine Arts Tech Services, University of Northern Iowa September 1998 to June 2001
Information Technology Specialist: Troubleshoot, repair and maintain video, television equipment, and other audio-visual equipment for college; troubleshoot computer problems in labs and faculty/staff offices; spec out, purchase and install computer and audio-visual equipment; suggest and perform equipment upgrades as necessary.

Cable Television Division, City of Cedar Falls, IAAugust 1997 to June 2001
Production Assistant II: Operate camera, audio mixer, and switcher, and direct studio and remote multi-camera productions; program playback of tapes for broadcast on cable access channels; script, videotape, and edit promotional spots and news stories; maintain electronic bulletin boards for access channels.

Distance Learning Department, Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, IAMarch 1998 to September 1998
Distance Learning Technician: Assist in set up and maintenance of distance learning classroom equipment, including video cameras and control units, computers, switchers, microphones and fiber optic equipment.

KWWL-TV, Waterloo, IASeptember 1997 to February 1998
Producer/Videographer Assistant: Edit tape roll-ins, coordinate audio, graphics and talent, and oversee control room for weekly sports show; assist in lighting, camera, and audio for commercial production.

LSA Media Services, University of Michigan September 1994 to July 1997
Media Assistant II: Supervise operation of equipment loan, video editing(including AVID MCXpress systems; completed MCXpress certification), and video viewing facility used by students and faculty; assist with technical problems/questions regarding equipment; perform videotape transfers; test and do minor repair of equipment; videotape lectures.

Language Resource Center, University of Michigan January 1996 to May 1996
Media Technician: Videotape lectures and presentations; edit tapes into videos of presentations; set up presentation A/V equipment; assist in maintenance, repair, and organization of audio and video equipment in language lab. Used S-VHS and VHS camcorders, and S-VHS edit system with Video Toaster 2000 for character generation.

Videosource, Inc., Ann Arbor, MIJune 1995 to March 1996
Freelance Videographer: Operate videocamera and sound equipment at weddings, graduations, conferences, and other events. Also unpaid time spent learning S-VHS A/B roll edit system with Video Toaster 2000.

Related Experience

Taped and edited videos of Smith College Dance Department concerts, programmed and duplicated DVDs of concerts for distribution to performers and crew (Spring and Fall 2007)

Videotaped talks and activities of 3-day conference, plus general classroom footage, at the Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics (Summer 2005, 2006)

Videotaped University of Northern Iowa Orchesis dance company and International Dance Theater shows (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001).

Videotaped and edited UNI student dance performance Nashamah (Fall 1999/Winter 2000)

Videotaped and edited UNI student play Breath in Hand (Spring 2001)

Videographer and editor, short narrative video Guest List (Fall 2001/Winter 2002)

Volunteer work at Ann Arbor Community Television Network (June 1994 to March 1997): Studio camera operator, audio operator, director/technical director. Produced ads for University of Michigan student government elections.

Software Support
Macintosh OS 7, 8, 9, X; Windows 9X, NT, 2000; Appleshare IP; Windows 2000 Server; Macintosh Manager; Novell Netware 4.11; MS Office, Frontpage, Outlook, Explorer; Netscape Communicator; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, InDesign, Pagemaker, Acrobat; Macromedia Dreamweaver, Director, Freehand; Apple Appleworks, Final Cut Studio, Quicktime; FileMaker Pro; Quark XPress; AVID MCXpress; AutoCAD; Bentley Microstation; Jasc PaintShop Pro; Syntrillium Cool Edit Pro; Connectix Virtual PC


This page was created by Sean Kinlin. Last updated 1/30/08.