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Mr. Rob P.

specializes in A Video Production and Baseball Fanatic · male

"I have been in video production for 28 years with a body of work that includes projects with MTV, ESPN, PBS, CNBC, presidential election ads, the U.S. Department of State, think tanks like the Brookings Institute and the American Enterprise Institute, museums like the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Museum of the City of New York, and local sports teams like the New Britain Rock Cats, the Hartford more...

"I have been in video production for 28 years with a body of work that includes projects with MTV, ESPN, PBS, CNBC, presidential election ads, the U.S. Department of State, think tanks like the Brookings Institute and the American Enterprise Institute, museums like the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Museum of the City of New York, and local sports teams like the New Britain Rock Cats, the Hartford Yard Goats and the Hartford Hellcats. I am currently an adjunct instructor for the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, and I have been running my own one-man production company since 2003.

I grew up as a huge sports fan with a particular fondness for baseball. I was an aspiring professional baseball player as a youth and have enjoyed being a student of the nuances of the game. I have spent time as a head coach and umpire in local youth leagues.

I am a data nerd and spreadsheet enthusiast. I am familiar with both Excel and Mac's Numbers and I use them frequently for both personal and professional purposes, most recently as a Census Field Manager for the 2020 Decennial Census.

I have a long history with the tools necessary for storytelling in the realm of video production, and of course these include the full Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere. As an adjunct instructor with the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, I have been able to draw on 28 years of experience in broadcast booths, studios, location shoots and edit suites. If I were to identify specialties, they would be in the art of interviewing and in using archive footage to tell a story.

Baseball has been a part of my life since I was able to walk and I have played, watched and worked in baseball for as long as I can remember. I am extremely familiar with the mechanics of the game, its history and the nuances that make it great.

I try to be an intuitive instructor who gauges the abilities and enthusiasm of my students and responds accordingly. I let the student push me to their boundar" less...

Details

fee: $52 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 40 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Rob P. is a certified tutor

Colgate University, English

Manchester, CT 06040

Subjects Tutored

Adobe Photoshop - Video Production