ze’ev gilad cv

producer | editor | director | motionographer | designer | preditor

contact info
g+Ze'ev G
phone+1 (310) 692-1696
fax+1 (509) 694-5267

work samples

motion graphics
Trailers (All)
Documentary Comedy Foreign Language Documentary/Reality Music Videos Commercials/Promos/Virals

special skills

effects & graphics

Mastery of Adobe After Effects, Avid 3D Effects, compositing, color correction;

Extensive experience as graphic designer, expert title & graphics design

sound design

Extensive experience in sound, music & sound effects editing; sound design, mixing, dialog splitting


Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, Avid, and most other media applications;

Experience with Kolor & Mettle SkyBox for 360º video and effects;

Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, php, Flash, web design, AppleScript;

Comprehensive knowledge of digital video formats, compression and codecs

system support

Thorough knowledge of Adobe, Avid and FCP system installation & configuration;

Experience with XSAN, FibreJet, Apple & Microsoft networking



Emmy Awards (2003) Paul McCartney's Back In The U.S.

Nominated for “Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For a Miniseries, Movie or Special”


Toronto International Film Festival (1996) Dog Run

Selected "Top Ten" screening


Austin Film Festival (1996) Dog Run

Winner: Best Narrative Feature Film


1986 – 1990

New York University: Tisch School of the Arts

BFA in Film/Television; Minor in Computer Science

Won several awards for cinematography

recent work

4/2005 – present

Wheelhouse Creative: Editor, Motion Graphics Designer, CTO, Head of West Coast Operations

Edited & created graphics for dozens of feature film trailers for clients such as Independent Film Channel, Sundance, Oscilloscope, and Sony Pictures Classics. Designed corporate identity, built website with custom Vimeo integration with PHP. Worked closely with Creative Director on Marketing. Shot & stitched 360º videos using various cameras and Kolor & Mettle software.

6/2013 – 1/2014

AXS TV: Producer, Editor, Motion Graphics Designer

Edited & created graphics for dozens of on air promos each month; and took lead role in a major network-wide rebranding effort which resulted in 30% increase in ratings. (AXS TV, previously HDnet, is owned by Mark Cuban, Ryan Seacrest, AEG, and Creative Artists Agency.)

8/2012 – 11/2012

Allucinari: Motion Graphics Designer

Designed live show backdrop graphics for Carrie Underwood and Shania Twain concert tours.


JWT/Fabrikant: Editor, Motion Graphics Designer

Edited & designed graphics for “The French Job”, a marketing video for Maurice LaCroix which garnered over 1,000,000 views on YouTube and became their most-viewed video ever.

9/2004 – 5/2007

19 Entertainment UK: Supervising Editor, Lead Designer & Compositor

One Giant Leap: Supervised 8 editors & 4 animators; over 1,500 hours of footage from 28 countries. Engineered total platform migration of all media and bins from FCP to Avid. Managed 8-seat mixed-platform XSAN fibre network environment. Delivered a feature film; a TV series which aired on UK Channel 4; a 4-hour DVD; and a double album. (The first One Giant Leap was nominated for a Grammy.)

6/2003 – 10/2004

The Blue Hole: Editor, Co-Director, Co-Producer, Effects Artist

1-hour documentary for Russian television about scuba diving and the Great Pyramids. Supervised crews of 6–8 in locations across Egypt, Israel, and the US.

8/2002 – present

zincLabs: Co-Founder, Producer, Director, Creative Director, Editor, Motion Graphics Designer

Ran a successful post-production & design company. Handled marketing, trailers, corporate identity, and web design for a number of film studios, distributors, and production companies, including Universal, Wheelhouse Creative, Hybrid Films (producers of A&E's Dog the Bounty Hunter and Parking Wars).

10/2001 – 6/2002

MH3 Productions: Supervising Editor, Post-Production Supervisor

Back In The USA: 2-hour TV concert documentary for ABC about Paul McCartney’s US Tour

6/2001 – 7/2001

Hurricane Entertainment: Editor

Ship Mates: Reality show which aired from 2001–2003

3/2001 – 9/2003

Dogmatic: Editor, Effects Artist

Projects include: L’Oréal, Pepsi, Coach, Rockstar Games, The Rolling Stones, Tommy Hilfiger, Martin Scorsese


Zampion Productions: Writer, Producer, Director, Editor

Dog Run: Feature-length film, international theatrical release Oct 2001. Winner of numerous international film festival awards

4/2005 – 9/2005

Poolside Entertainment: Motion Graphics for movie trailers & marketing

4/2005 – 2/2006

Quixotic Productions: Editor & Motion Graphics for movie trailers


Broadway Video: Editor


VH1: Editor

Where Are They Now?  Celebrity profile series

7/2003 – 8/2003

MTV Networks: Editor


J Walter Thompson Editor

Commercials for US Marine Corps and Ford Motors


Atlas Media: Editor

2/2001 – 7/2002

GCTV: Senior Editor, Designer

Various media-relations & industrial projects for Microsoft, AT&T

7/1999 – 12/2000

Second Coming Productions / centerseat.com: Senior Editor, Animator

Edited and created graphics for over 200 videos in various formats for one of the first online video networks, including:

Profiles: Portia Di Rossi, Tommy Hilfiger, Glamour Magazine’s Women Of The Year, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, BBMak, Bela Fleck, Delbert Mcclinton, Michael Bolton, Rinocerose, Robert Bradley, Shane Minor, The Corrs

Travel: Miami, Havana, New York, Orlando, Vienna

Reality: Blind Date, Boyfriends, Heartbreak, Off To School, Posse Of Ten, Sisterhood, Sorority Girls, 

Interviews: Elizabeth Hurley, Gwyneth Paltrow/Ben Affleck, Richard Gere, Samuel L. Jackson, Will Smith, Dalai Lama, Frank McCourt, Jackie Collins, James Patterson, Mark Danielewski, Mary Higgins Clark, Neil Simon, Tony Hawk, Al Roker, Deepak Chopra, Helen Gurley Brown, Lesley Stahl, Linda Ellerbee, Nancy Snyderman

Behind-the-Scenes: Almost Famous, Bedazzled, Remember The Titans

Music Performance: The Allman Brothers, Diana Ross, The Corrs, Ringo Starr

Science/Adventure: Botany Bay, In The Desert, Inside The FBI, Kennedy Space Center, USS Intrepid, USS Seawolf

Video Game Reviews: Gamers’ Republic

Urban Adventures: Hot Air Balloon Ride, Jazz Dancing, Rock Wall Climbing, Skateboarding, Skydiving, Swing Dancing, Telluride Gliding

Children: Making A Puppet, Making Of Rugrats In Paris, Be A Britney, Be An Actor, Space Camp, Harry Potter Mania, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, Amelia Bloomer, Eddie Coker, Harry Potter, Making Chocolate, NY Is Book Country

4/2002 – 7/2007

zincEd: Instructor, Founder

Taught advanced editing (Avid & FCP) and Motion Graphics (After Effects) to individuals, small classes (5–15), and via webinar.

Summary and reel of cinematography work available upon request

20th century work

4/1998 – 7/1999

Architectural Digest: Producer, Editor, Effects Artist

Produced and edited a number of sales, promotional, and conference videos


Circus Maximus Productions: Avid technical support; storage installation and configuration


LaGuardia Community College: Editor (off- & on-line)

Hiring The Physically Challenged: 15min educational video


Envision Productions: Editor (off- & on-line)

New Directions in Chemotherapy: 60min educational medical program


Product Out Productions: Editor (off- & on-line)

D.F. Young Video: Industrial in-house marketing program for D. F. Young


T-Line Productions: Editor (off- & on-line)

FFANY Awards: 15min program for annual Fashion Footwear Assn. of NY


Focus Group Film & Video: Editor (off- & on-line)

IKON Annual Conference: 50min corporate meeting program

1/1998 – 5/1998

Emerald City: Editor (off- & on-line)

Edited and on-lined a variety of sports programs for broadcast & syndication

2/1998, 2/1999

Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette: Editor (off- & on-line)

DLJ Annual Conferences: Two 3hr videos of 1997 and 1998 annual conferences

5/1997 – 7/1997

Tupelo Honey Productions: Editor (off- & on-line)

A variety of 5–10min corporate videos


JRS Advertising: Editor (off- & on-line)

Grand Union: Series of 30sec commercials for broadcast

Burton Snowboards: Promotional video for retailers

Seaman’s Department Stores: Series of 10sec commercials for broadcast


Video Communications Limited: Editor (off- & on-line)

Savory: 30min cooking program for broadcast


Sight & Sound: Editor (off- & on-line)

Revlon Video: 60sec promotional spot for Revlon


Back Alley Productions: Editor (on-line)

Gasoline Alley: On-lined final cut of Tim Roth feature film

11/1996 – 3/1997

OMI Business Communications: Editor (off- & on-line)

Edited industrials for clients including Fidelity of Canada, Price Waterhouse, Wood Logan Mutual Funds