KATE BENNIS
970.412.1470/www.katebennis.com
 

· Energetic and resourceful video producer experienced in all stages of film production process, assuring
production runs smoothly and deadlines are met.

· Published writer with a passion for subject matter research, interviews and telling compelling stories.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE
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GOOD HOUSEKEEPING & HOUSE BEAUTIFUL, New York, NY; November 2016 – present
Video Producer
Producing, shooting and editing original video content for Good Housekeeping and House Beautiful for their social platforms.
 

PLATED, New York, NY; January 2016 – November 2016
Video Producer
Producing, shooting and editing all Plated video content for social, and writing content for the Plated blog.
 

COLOR + INFORMATION, Brooklyn, NY; September 2012 – present (freelance)
Director of Photography/Editor 
Shooting and editing as needed for clients, including L'Oreal USA, Tarte and Futurethink.
 

KAIKAI KIKI CO., New York, NY; November 2014 – December 2016
Director of Photography/Editor
Shooting and editing short format documentaries on emerging artists of Takashi Murakami’s company.

BUNNYLAKE PRODUCTIONS; Brooklyn, NY May 2014 - present (freelance)
Video Shooter/Editor
Shooting and editing content for brands including Vogue, Zac Posehn, iD-Magazine and Louis Vuitton.
 

VICE MEDIA, New York, NY; May 2014 – December 2015
Video Editor
Responsible for editing branded and music content for the Vice channel and web site.
 

IMPOSE MAGAZINE, New York, NY; April 2014 – April 2015
Video Shooter/Editor
Responsible for shooting and editing music content for the IMPOSE site.
 

RANDOM HOUSE, New York, NY; April 2015 – June 2015 (freelance)
Video Shooter
Responsible for creating promotional content for upcoming book releases.
 

NYLON MAGAZINE, New York, NY; October 2013 – November 2014
Video Shooter/Editor
Responsible for shooting and editing fashion and music content for the NYLON web site and Youtube channel.
 

SHUTTERSTOCK, New York, NY; November 2013 – January 2015
Video Editor
Responsible for editing content for the Shutterstock branded departments.
 

UNIONDOCS, Brooklyn, NY; October 2012 – June 2014
Events Manager
Responsible for running tech and projection as well as working with artists for all scheduled documentary programming.


LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE; June 2012 - August 2013
Video Shooter/Editor
Responsible for documenting all of the activities of participants in this summer program; multiple short videos were produced weekly for the school's web site.
 

CAMP VEGA; July 2011 - September 2011
Video Shooter/Editor
Core media staff member for Camp Vega, an all-girls summer camp located in Fayette, Maine. Responsibilities include shooting, editing and producing short videos of camp activities for the Camp Vega Web site.
 

FOUND MAGAZINE/SEVEN34 FILMS, New York, NY; December 2011 – May 2013
Associate Editor 
Editing scenes for the Emmy - winning documentary, Medora, directed by the creators of FOUND Magazine, Davy Rothbart and Andrew Cohn.
 

PITCHFORK TV, New York, NY; January 2012 – June 2012
Production Assistant/Intern 
Assisting on shoots and interviews, shooting and editing musical performances, and providing clerical and technical support wherever needed.


 

FILM CREDITS
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BOOM FOR REAL: THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, documentary, 2018
Camera/associate editor; directed by Sara Driver
 
DANCES WITH HAND, documentary, 2014 (in progress)
Co-editor on film with visual artist Larry Gottheim 

THE PUNK SINGER, documentary, 2013
Editor on DVD extras; directed by Tamra Davis & Sini Anderson
 
MEDORA, documentary, 2013
Associate editor; produced by Stanley Tucci and Steve Buschemi 

9MAN, documentary, 2013
Assistant editor; directed by Ursula Liang

RADICAL LOVE, documentary, 2013
Assistant editor; directed by Hillevi Loven

COMING OUT, documentary, 2013
Assistant editor; directed by Alden Peters
 

EDUCATION
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B.A. in Technical Journalism, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, Fort Collins CO 

Concentration in film; minor in English and Women’s Studies. 

MAINE MEDIA WORKSHOPS, Rockport ME August 2011 – October 2011

Work Study Participant
 

SKILLS
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Proficient in Sony and Canon cameras, Adobe Premiere Pro, Lightroom, After Effects, Adobe Media Encoder, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Compressor, Photoshop, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Wordpress, and Microsoft Office Suite.