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Donald Kornfeind

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Don's career started in broadcast production; shooting, lighting and editing broadcast news, sports, commercials and entertainment
programs, later graduating into directing the shows and commercials that informed and entertained viewers. A mid career move
into corporate television expanded his experience, further developing his video production techniques, creative insight and technical knowledge.
Bringing it all together in entreprenuerial spirit, Don began freelancing his production skills as a Director of Photography
and Lighting Director, providing production service and equipment; achieving video production objectives for broadcasters, corporations, production companies, agencies, independant producers around the country. His production accomplishments are backed with commendation from several professional organizations.
Today, Don's experience and skill continue to grow. Combined they form the foundation upon which Showmaker Media is built. Don executes his duties delivering the services and equipment you've read about. HIs work has
garnerd positive recognition for many clients he has served. He excels at identifying video production creative and technical needs and establishing effective and affordable plans to fulfill those needs. Video programs and vignettes, meeting and event production, creative and technical
management. Video for the web, DVD delivery, videoconferncing, satellite broadcasting. HD system design and integration and video production education are all within Don's
areas of expertise.
Contact: Showmaker Media @ 630-679-1450 E-mail: DonaldKornfeind@att.net

Profile Summary:
Video Operations Director Bolingbrook, IL
Director of Photography Bolingbrook, IL
Lighting Director Bolingbrook, IL
Editor Bolingbrook, IL
Editor Bolingbrook, IL
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DONALD KORNFEIND
401 Springwood Lane; Bolingbrook, Illinois 60440
DonaldKornfeind@ATT.net
630-679-1434


Successful Video Operations Leadership
20+ years of video industry experience in various, award winning production environments. Successfully accomplishing progressively challenging and increasingly responsible business management and technical operations objectives with on-time, on-budget, on-task accountability.
Transferable, evolving knowledge and skill. Motivated performance guided by ethical values. Contributing independently and collaboratively. Personable rapport, nurturing mutually respectful and beneficial relationships. Ensuring client satisfaction, organizational success and personal growth!


Executive and management level collaboration
Strategic Planning
Verbal and written communication
Initiating/maintaining client relationships
Need/problem assessment and resolution
Information research and management
Staff/vendor selection, supervision and training
Finance management
Change management


Accomplishments
Creating competitive business advantages; Initiating and administering $1.3M HD video and IT system design/integration project.

Establishing new production service offering, generating new revenue, operating as profit center within first year.

Recovering $80K vendor budgeting mistake while maintaining project scope and equipment purchase objectives.

Establishing new training opportunities. Developing web delivered, video training service; Defining creative and technical specifications; Directing asset creation processes.

Measurably improving digital presentation creation through delivery competencies; Initiating, managing, teaching accredited workshops.

Acquiring positive publicity for companies served; Earning commendations for outstanding service from various professional organizations.


Contact Showmaker Media; Bolingbrook, Illinois; 630-679-1450
View: www.Showmakers.org
Education:
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Bachelor of Science; Radio-Television
Organizations / Affilations:
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Donald Kornfeind is located in Bolingbrook, IL and has the following skills: Video Operations Director, Director of Photography, Lighting Director, Editor, Editor
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Video Operations Director

Category: Video
Description
20+ years of video industry experience in various, award winning production environments. Successfully accomplishing progressively challenging and increasingly responsible business management and technical operations objectives with on-time, on-budget, on-task accountability.
Transferable, evolving knowledge and skill. Motivated performance guided by ethical values. Contributing independently and collaboratively. Personable rapport, nurturing mutually respectful and beneficial relationships. Ensuring client satisfaction, organizational success and personal growth!
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 20

Director of Photography

Category: Video
Description
Managing video program production utilizing hands-on camera operating approach. Coordinating crew workmanship while achieving production objectives and attaining program treatment ideology goals.
Establishing production efficiencies; Employing outstanding organizational, studio and field operations supervision and award winning production skill.
Delivering outstanding creative approach, crew rapport and delivering uncompromised technical quality.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 20

Lighting Director

Category: Video
Description
Establishing and obtaining video program lighting requirements utilizing hands-on gaffer-grip operating approach. Coordinating lighting crew workmanship while achieving production objectives and attaining program lighting treatment goals.
Establishing production efficiencies; Employing outstanding organizational, studio and field operations supervision and award winning production skill.
Delivering outstanding creative approach, crew rapport and delivering uncompromised technical quality.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 20

Editor

Category: Video
Description
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 1

Editor

Category: Video
Description
Acheiving video program design and file managment requirements utilizing hands-on editor approach. Coordinating post production workmanship while achieving post production objectives and attaining program treatment goals.
Establishing post production efficiencies; Employing outstanding organizational, editing operations supervision and award winning editing skill.
Delivering outstanding creative approach, client rapport and delivering uncompromised technical quality.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 1